Friday Jan. 13, 2017

                                                  Daily Announcements

Friday January 13, 2017                                         CAFETERIA – Pizza and salads

Please pick-up – MountainWest Grad photo packages in the office for: Carmen Andiel, Sarah Bjelde, Sarah Berod, Geraldine Calderon, Naomi Cater, Kindra Duhaime, Jemma Eason, Jorge Gonzalez, Sydney Grams, Kayah Hansen-Sikorski, Bina Han,Malcolm Harrison, Finley Jantzen, Ben Johnson, Amanda Kulzer, Ringo Li, Misha McDiarmid, Lillian Ma, Paula Mercado,Saisia Prangrat, Demaris Pritchard, Ava Pugliese, Isaiah Romanow, Christian Dale Tolete, Haruka Tokubuchi, Maialen Urra Arretxe, Coco Wong, Catherine Xu, Mona Yamada & Hirai Yamaguchi.

MATH CLUB – there will be a meeting for all students interested in joining Math Club today at lunch in room 309 Mr. Spray.

 REMINDER – LIVE DIFFERENT OAK BAY –  Anyone interested in applying for the Live Different trip to Mexico during Spring Break 2018 MUST have their applications into Mr. Garraway or Mme. Soetaert by the end of today.  If you need an application, it is on the Oak Bay High website under Clubs/Activities.  If you have any questions about what this trip entails, please see Mr. Garraway.

Scholarship Application Workshop – Grads of 2017 and Parents, Please join Mr. Alexander this Monday, January 16th. from 7:30 – 8:30 p.m. in the Theatre for a Scholarships Application workshop. It is the post secondary and scholarship application season, so please bring all your questions!

MATHCHALLENGERS –  All grade 9 students who are interested in taking part in the MathChallengers competition next month must write a pretest in order for a team of 5, plus alternates, for the competition.     The pretest will take place in room 307 this Tuesday, Jan. 17th at lunch. If you have any questions, please see your Math teacher or Mr. Carter in 307 before next Tuesday.  There will be only one seating for that pretest!!”

OPERA FANS – the Magic Flute by Mozart is playing at the Royal Theatre on Tuesday February 14th. at  7:00 pm. Tickets for students are $15.   Students interested should see Manjit after school room 213.

EVENING OF DANCE – Evening of Dance Tickets are on sale now!  Shows are from 7-10pm on Tue. Jan 24, Wed. Jan 25 and Thurs. Jan 26.  Tickets are being sold at the accounts office (to the right of the main office), during school hours. Get your tickets early as shows do sell out!​ Students/Seniors $8, Adults $1

JUNIOR B GIRLS BASKETBALL – Oak Bay Jr.  girls basketball team defeated Lambrick Park 29-13 on Thursday. Friday practice after school.0.

Duke of Edinburgh Program Information Session – Are you interested in learning more about the Duke of Edinburgh Program? If so, join us for an informational session on Monday, January 23rd at 7:25 am in the cafete-ria. Come and learn about this amazing opportunity! Parents are welcome to attend.   For more information contact Ms. Taggart at

HANDBALL TOURNAMENT – Big gym – Mon,Tues, & Wed, January 23, 24,&25.  Sign-up sheet is in the office. Winners receive a pizza lunch. Each team must have a girl on the court at all times.

 2017 YEARBOOK  Grad Write ups: Grade 12’s please submit your grad write up by Tuesday, January 31st for the 2017 Oak Bay Yearbook. The write up must be a maximum of 100 words.  Go to​ to submit your entry.  Your write up may include anything you would like, a quote, well-wishes, memories, etc. The write up must be a maximum of 60 words, or will need to be edited by yearbook staff. If you have any questions, or concerns please email Tessa Kubicek at

SENIOR DRAMA PROGRAM –presents – Guilty? a modern adaptation of “12 Angry Men” performance – next Thursday January 19th curtain up at 7 pm $5. adults, $2. Student/Seniors.

 CAREER CENTRE  – Junior Volunteer Program for BC SPCA – Students between the ages of 16 and 18 can apply to volunteer at the SPCA in their new junior program.  There are three positions available.  One is an Adoption Centre Host and the other two are Bio-Security and Kennel Crew positions.  The application for volunteering from Feb – June has to be in by Jan 30th.  Please come and see Mrs. Giesbrecht for a copy of the application.

*Camosun College Volunteer Fair:    Looking for a meaningful volunteer opportunity for the New Year? Want to support your favorite non-profit organizations by volunteering?  Volunteer Victoria invites you to join our Camosun Volunteer Fair on Feb 8th & 9th, 2017 at Camosun College Lansdowne Campus to learn more about and network with non-profit organizations. The Volunteer Fair runs from 10:00AM to 2:00PM each day in the foyer of the Fisher Building. Everyone is welcome!

*Glanford Middle School is hosting the WorkBC Find Your Fit Tour on Thursday, Jan 26th and Friday, January 27th, 2017.   Find Your Fit (FYF) is an opportunity for students (grade 5 – 12) to explore in-demand occupations and the skills and duties associated with those industries through eight different hands-on, engaging activities. If you are wanting to know more about the Find Your Fit tour, please go to the following link:

*The University of Victoria is hosting its Annual Mental Health Awareness Event this Wed. January 18, 2017 from 4:30pm-6:30pm in Bob Wright Centre B150.  This free event features keynote speaker Kevin Breel, a comedian and mental health activist with over 4 million views on his viral TED talk; a community update on the various mental health initiatives happening on campus; and a special story-telling performance by UVic students. This free event features keynote speaker Kevin Breel, a comedian and mental health activist with over 4 million views on his viral TED talk; a community update on the various mental health initiatives happening on campus; and a special story-telling performance by UVic students. Complimentary refreshments will be provided at a pre-event reception featuring information booths from various campus and community organizations at 4:00pm in the Bob Wright Center lobby.   You can find more information about the event at or at

 *McGill University’s Schulich School of Music will hold regional auditions for applications in Vancouver today Friday January 13th and tomorrow Saturday January 14th.  For more information, please visit: