December 7, 2018

Daily Announcements

December 7th, 2018   

  • CAFETERIA – Pizza


On Monday, December 10th, to celebrate Human Rights Day, Amnesty International will be doing a bake sale by the Social Stairs.

Alright Oakbayers, I understand that you may be wondering “Where’s Nutty?”  Well I can’t tell you exactly where, but I can give you this hint:
“I am part night and part light
I am like a game
If you don’t fine Nutty it is a shame”
Good Luck!!

All students wanting to join the Puzzle Club, we meet every Monday at LUNCH on the Art Room (146).

Come to the Cafeteria Monday, December 10th through till Friday the 14th to purchase a Santa Gram.  For $2 you get to write a card and send it to someone you know in the holiday spirit!  All proceeds go to the Victoria Sexual Assault Center.

Previous Announcements

The sock drive has been so successful that we’ve decided to extend it one more week until December 10th.  Please think of those less fortunate and consider donating new warm socks to warm up someone’s holidays.

Leadership is putting in a grad/international student mixer at the Royals hockey game on Wednesday, December 12th.  You can register in Mr. Zolbrod’s room (202).  Tickets are free so sign up quick!

Connect to Care is a student lead group whose mandate is to start conversations about crucial topics that youth are facing.  We are asking for Advisory Teachers to give students some time to complete the following survey (  This survey is anonymous and we are NOT asking for any personal information that would lead to identifying individuals.  Instead, Connect to Care is hoping to gather information about the issue in order to start the conversation in our school.

 Shoe Box is here!  This year we are working with The Shoebox Project, they aim to help local single mothers.  The donation criteria is different this year.  We are mainly looking for small warm clothing like gloves or socks, hygiene items like floss or soaps. For more details check out Donation drop off is in the office.

Cst Perry has set up a questions/concerns box at the table in the counsellor center. Please feel free to forward any questions/concerns to Cst Perry in this manner or email her at . Starting in November Cst Perry will be posting her office time at OB High through the morning announcements. She encourages everyone to come by to see her about any questions they may have or just even to chat.

Grade 11 and 12’s are welcome to attend the university presentations in the Career Centre over the next couple of months.  Check the link below frequently for dates and times as they are subject to change.

Job Opportunities

Starbucks is having a hiring event on Dec. 11th from 5:00pm – 7:00pm at Uptown Shopping Centre, 3551 Uptown Blvd.

Costco is looking to hire over the holidays.  All positions in all areas of their warehouse.  You must enjoy working at a fast pace. No experience necessary.  Apply at under the Jobs banner.

Bootlegger at Hillside Mall is hiring.  If you are interested please contact them in the store at 250-592-1954.

Cineplex Odeon Victoria Cinemas is hiring. You must be team oriented, energetic, friendly, outgoing and enjoy working in a fast paced guest service environment.  Apply here.

See the Work & Volunteer section of Mrs. Giesbrecht’s website for more opportunities.  OB Career Centre–volunteer


Festival of Trees Event Set Up Volunteers – 1150 Douglas St.
There are many positions available such as:
• Tree assemblers
• Tree movers – help us place the trees according to the map
• Placing signage in designated areas
• Assembling tables, chairs, etc.
Please click this link to see how to get involved

Youth volunteer opportunities available to students.