Friday April 7, 2017

                                                           Daily Announcements

Friday April 7, 2017                                                                     CAFETERIA –  Pizza and salads

There will be a free bus taking any grade 10 – 12 student interested in going the International Universities Fair in Vancouver on Sunday April 30th If you are interested in taking the bus you must let Mrs. Giesbrecht know by April 11th to secure a seat.   School groups travelling out of Victoria must walk on the 9am ferry to Tsawwassen. The free NACAC bus will leave Tsawwassen at 10:40 and arrive at the event in downtown Vancouver at approximately 11:30am. The same bus will leave Vancouver at 3:30pm to ensure the group can catch the 5pm ferry back to Victoria. Students will be expected to get themselves to and from the Swartz Bay Ferry.  There will not be bus leaving from Oak Bay to take students there.   To see the full list of universities, click here or click here for the printable version.   Please click the link for more information about the fair.  Vancouver International Universities Fair 2017

LOVE IS LOVE –  Free Youth Pride Conference – Tomorrow  April 8th at Oak Bay High School.  Free lunch included. Register for free on

REMINDER TODAY IS THE LAST DAY TO ORDER YOUR GRAD WEAR – This is your last chance as no further orders will be taken before June

OPERA CLUB – . Anyone wishing to see, “Les Feluettes”  (the lily)  Opera. It is on Tuesday , April 18th, at the Royal Theatre 7pm. Tickets for students are $15. See Manjit after school in room 213. Thank you

CAREER CENTRE – Job Opportunity “RE: Energetic student required for light outside gardening duties at $11 per hour. The successful applicant will be working along side the home owner in the task of working on the landscaping of a new house in the Cadboro Bay area.  Outside work clothes, gardening gloves and a packed lunch are required. Work will be available on most non-rainy Saturdays and Sundays and possibly some other week day afternoons.  The position is available immediately. Applicants are to call Curby at 250-595-7541 to arrange for an interview as soon as possible.”

*Youth Internship Program (15-18 years) is an opportunity to work with children and build your leadership skills over the summer.  There is a $500.00 dollar honorarium for students who successfully complete the program.  Apply by May 8, 2017 at 4pm. Interested applicants should email their cover letter and resume to: Human Resources: .See Mrs. Giesbrecht – Career Centre -if you have any questions.

 *uStart – Current grade 11’s applying for uStart next fall need to have their application into Mrs. Giesbrecht by  Monday April 17th.

*Mrs. Giesbrecht is looking for volunteers to help out at the SD61 Career Fair at SJ Willis on April 20th.  See Mrs. Giesbrecht in the Career Centre if you are interested.

*The Oak Bay Tea Party Association is looking for volunteers on June 3rd and 4th.  Please see Mrs. Giesbrecht in the Career Centre if you are interested.  These hours are acceptable for the Grad Transition 30 hour requirement.

CAFETERIA KITCHEN  – NEW MENU –   Monday-Subway Day. 6 inch subs for $5.00 or a Meal Deal for $7.00 including a sub drink and either cookie or chips!                   Tuesday-Sushi Day                                Wednesday-the NEW Taco Day!            Thursday-Hot Dog Day       & Friday-Pizza Day!

GRAD 2017 – All the information you and your grads need to know about Oak Bay High Grad 2017 is available on the school website.  To access this information from the website, select “Student Info” – “Oak Bay High School Grad 2017” and then click on the appropriate grad hat.  This year we will not be emailing information to parents and students individually.  The Grad 2017 website will be updated as more information is available