February 5, 2019

Daily Announcements

February 5th, 2019      

  • CAFETERIA – Baked Potato & Vegetarian Chili
  • NUTTY’S LOCKER – Closed


School Musical “Mary Poppins” – Tickets can be purchased at the school, online here, or Ivy’s Bookstore.

Would Annika Hall please see Ms. Taggart today in room 304.

Grade 10 breakfast will be on Thursday, February 7th at 8:25 in the Cafeteria.

Grade 9 musical theatre students playing in Whos in Seussical, please see Mrs. Moss in room 222 during focus today.

Graduation Ceremony and Dinner Dance costs and Ceremony tickets can all be paid online through School Cash Online or alternatively you can bring cash or cheque to the office with your form.
Please remember ALL Graduation Ceremony Tickets Requests Forms MUST BE RETURNED to the OFFICE.

Math Challengers Grade 10 pretest, your chance to try TODAY…room 307…quickly after the lunch bell, with pencils and calculators in hand.

Oak Bay Tennis Team:  If you missed the info Meeting on Tuesday Jan 29th please go to this link to sign up:
https://sites.google.com/sd61learn.ca/tspraymath/tennis-team  All skill levels welcome.  The first try out will be Thursday Feb 7th at 7am.  Please see link above for all the information.

Could the following students please return the elevator fob loaned to them to the office:
Luka Bielay
Lily Parker
Jack Amos 

Reminder to students who picked up applications for the upcoming Springboards put on by our district that they are due into Mrs. Giesbrecht by the following dates.
Aviation applications are due Feb. 6th
Women in Trades and Technology applications are due Feb. 8th

The Interact Club is selling hockey tickets for the Saanich Junior Braves game taking place on Friday, February 15th at 6:30pm at Pearkes Arena.  Tickets are only $5.00 and all the proceeds go to Soap for Hope.  Tickets can be bought in the school office.  If you have any questions please email leahs7521@sdlearn.ca.

Are you interested in becoming a pilot?  Viking Air and the Greater Victoria School District are having an exploration day on Friday February 15th (pro d day) from 9:00am-1:30pm.  Students will explore the world of aviation at Viking Air through interactive and hands-on activities.  If you are interested in applying please see Mrs. Giesbrecht in the Career Centre.  Applications are due to Ms. Giesbrecht by February 6th.

Previous Announcements

Grade 11 students who may want to attend University of Alberta can apply to fly free to the university in Edmonton for the weekend of May 24-26.   Apply before Feb. 10, 2019.    https://www.ualberta.ca/admissions/undergraduate/tours-and-events/boarding-ualberta

University of King’s College – Halifax will host an information evening on Tuesday, February 5th from 7-8pm (doors open at 6:30) at Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort, Cowichan Room.  Attendees can apply to King’s for free (save $65!) Learn more & RSVP at www.ukings.ca/bc-info . Get in touch with kimberly.gosse@ukings.ca if you have any questions.

Women In Trades & Technology – Oak Bay is able to send four girls (grades 9 – 12) to take part in a trades and technology day at Camosun College Interurban Campus on Wednesday Feb. 20th from 9:30am to 2:15pm.  Please see Mrs. Giesbrecht if you would like more information or to apply.  The four seats reserved for Oak Bay will be filled on a first come first serve basis.   Don’t delay!

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 sperry@oakbaypolice.org . 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.

Job Opportunities

A local parent is looking for someone to supervise, facilitate and provide chess instruction to a group of about six 10-12 year olds.  This position can be paid or volunteer.  Please see Mrs. Giesbrecht in the Career Centre for more information.

Butchart Gardens is hiring for the summer and hosting a Job Fair on Wednesday February 13th.  Exclusive gate opening 6-8pm.  *Complimentary admission/no garden access*

O’Keeffe Automotive Service on 1220 Newport Avenue is looking for a part-time worker to come in a few days a week after school to do some basic office work (filing, data entry, etc.).   Please see Mrs. Giesbrecht if you are interested in applying.



Tsukino-Con 2019 Volunteer Opportunity – Tsukino-Con is a non-profit organization that hosts an annual anime, games, and Japanese culture convention on campus. We support a variety of charities including Child’s Play, the BC SPCA, as well as the Mustard Seed and UVIC Food Bank. This year’s event will be February 22-24, 2019.  There are several areas to volunteer, like registration, concession and snack bar, janitorial, coat check, info booth and so much more.  For more information on volunteering please click http://tsukinocon.com/volunteer/ .

Youth volunteer opportunities available to students.