Friday Feb. 17, 2017

                                                           Daily Announcements

Friday February 17, 2017                                                  CAFETERIA – Pizza and salads Nutty’s Locker – open!

ATTENTION STUDENTS – Would the following people please see Ms. Carbery in Accounts: Sunny Liang, Hatim El Azhari,   Declan Smyth, Alisha Chambers and Snizhanna Babych.

 INTERNATIONAL AND CANADIAN STUDENT MIXER today after school in the Cafeteria from 2-4pm. There will be games and Pizza. Come out and meet new people and have fun.

GRADWEAR 2017 – Only 9 days remaining to order your GRAD WEAR.  Try on sample sizes at lunch in Nutty’s Locker and then order and prepay online log onto and register

TENNIS TRY OUTS – this Monday Feb. 20th at 7am in 4 court Bubble.  SIgn up on Mr. Spray’s Website.

OAK BAY TRACK AND FIELD TEAM – First meeting this Wednesday Feb. 22 at lunch in the big Gym.  All students welcome to join.  There is an event for everyone!

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.

SCHOOL MUSICAL – “Legally Blonde” tickets are on sale at the Accounts office –  Show Dates are: Feb. 24, 25, Mar. 1, 2, 3 & 4 7:30 pm.   Matinee  Feb. 26 at 2:00 pm.

 YEARBOOKS – The yearbook lists are posted outside the Accounts Office next to the main office. If your name is on the list you have already purchased a yearbook.  If you are not on the list and you wish to order a yearbook you still can until Tuesday Feb. 28th  from Ms. Carbery.  The cost is $55.00.  Please do not phone or email the school regarding your order.  If you have any questions about the list please see Ms. Carbery in Accounts.

Mr. Turner requests – “All students, please fill out the google form at to answer survey questions for the yearbook

JUNIOR GIRLS SOCCER: See Ms. Horton to sign-up. The first try out will be this Tuesday Feb. 21 from 3:15-5pm on the soccer turf.

PINK SHIRT DAY – this Wednesday Feb. 22.

FOODSAFE – Ms. Simpson will be offering Foodsafe in Block 1,4,5,6, & 8 starting next week- Feb. 20th.  If you have a spare during one of those blocks and would like to take the course please see Ms. Simpson in Rm. 143.  Cost is $35.00.

STUDENT LEADERSHIP – Mr. Ammon, A UVic researcher and secondary teacher in the district needs your help to conduct a study of Grade 12 students participating in a student leadership course (SLC).  If you are interested in being a participant, please contact Mr. Ammon via email directly: Subject line: Student Leadership Study.  The study will begin in the next few weeks.

CAREER CENTRE – Applications are now open for the 2017 Vancouver Island Youth Parliament Session, March 10-12 on Salt Spring Island.  VIYP provides a forum in which youth can develop skills in leadership, public speaking, and the parliamentary process, and put these skills into practice through service to youth in their community.  More information and applications are in the Career Centrer.  Application deadline is March 1st to Mrs. Giesbrecht.  If you have any questions contact Sophie Sacilotto (

*Butchart Gardens- is looking to hire students for its busy season. Applications and information can be found in the Career Centre for food services, visitor services, custodial services, Seed and Gift Store, and gardening.

This week – ADVISORY CHALLENGE – This week for our “Peer Counselling Advisory Challenge”;   learn something new about an Oak Bay student!  Ask them about their favourite movie, sport, pass time………..etc. Questions?    mail Chase and/or Rachel your Peer Counsellors at