Friday May 12, 2017

Daily Announcements

Friday May 12, 2017                                                                     CAFETERIA –  Pizza and salads

CURRENT Grade 11 Students who signed up for dual credit Psychology or Geography next year and missed the first meeting –  must attend the mandatory meeting today in the Career Centre during focus.

VISUAL ARTS DURING FOCUS TODAY – Any student interested in a Visual Arts career can come to room 146 for a presentation from the Camosun Visual Arts program, during Friday Focus today.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED –     Oak Bay Alumni is holding an event here at Oak Bay High tomorrow evening, and is in need of student volunteers.  If you are interested in helping and in need of volunteer hours, please see Ms. Taggart room 304.

CONGRATULATIONS  to the members of the Tennis Team, as they successfully defending their island championship defeating Claremont 8-3 in the final.

CONGRATULATIONS – to the Junior Barbs rugby team, who won the City Finals yesterday at SMU.

 CHEM TRU – If you are interested in the Chem TRU Competition for Grade 11 or 12, please let your Chem Teacher know.  The dates are Chem 12– thisTuesday May 16th during Focus & Block 7 in room 228.   Chem 11- Wednesday May 17th  Block 3 in room 120 (computer lab-Library)

OAK BAY BAND FINAL CONCERTS “POP GOES THE YEAR” – All students in all ensembles will perform this Tuesday May 16th  in the Theatre beginning at 7:00pm. This evening will feature music of the ages with some great POPs music.

FOUND – personal book “The Anatomy of a Story”  – see room 221 – Lienard

COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP – reminder  that it is Homelessness Awareness week! There will be Sock-drive throughout the week.  The donation box is in the hall outside the Library.

 ENGLISH 12 MOCK EXAM –The annual, school-wide English 12 mock exam is scheduled for next Wednesday afternoon, May 17.  All grade 12 classes that afternoon are cancelled as all grade 12 students (except those at Islands?) will be writing a mock English 12 provincial.

 Oak Bay High 4TH. ANNUAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL –    Oak Bay High Film & Television is happy to announce our 4th short film festival on Friday June 9, 2017.  You have time to work on your entries. They are open to all Oak Bay students.  Entries must be no longer than 7 minutes and can be any category/genre.  Entries must submitted by June 2.  See Mr. Laird for details.

 CAREER CENTRE-  Looking for a special volunteer experience? Volunteer with iCan Bike     July 10-14 at Oak Bay High School (half-day shifts—morning or afternoon)     The iCan Bike Camp teaches children with cognitive and/or physical challenges how to ride a conventional two-wheeled bike. Queen Alexandra Centre is seeking physically fit volunteers age 16+ who are eager to help a child or youth with special needs to learn to ride a two-wheeled bike and to make this year’s camp a success. More information is available in the Career Centre.

*Fairmont Empress Career Fair – this Wednesday May 10th from 9am to 12pm  They are looking for grade 11 and 12 students for a number of positions available that are entry level. There is a lot of part time work this spring that could lead to full time work for the summer.  Please join us in our beautiful Crystal Ballroom and arrive at the porte-cochere entrance off Belleville Street. Please bring your resume, identification, and make sure to dress to Empress. Are you not able to attend in person? Please feel free to submit your resume on  For more information see the poster outside the Career Centre.

*CURRENT Grade 11 Students who signed up for dual credit Psychology or Geography next year and missed the first meeting –  must attend a meeting  this Friday May 12th in the Career Centre during focus.

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.