January 13, 2022

Daily Announcements

January 13th, 2022               


Congratulations on a fantastic first race day for our Oak Bay ski & snowboard team! The team posted some awesome times including many of our students who participated in their first race ever.

  • Our Boy Skiers took 8 out of the top 10 spots! Well done on their 1st place team victory!  A big congratsto newcomer Gavin Bayley for his 3rd place individual finish.
  • Fraser Scott-Moncrieff posted the fastest time of the day for all snowboarders, topping the podium in first place. Congratulationsto Fraser and our boys board team for winning gold!
  • Colleen McKee was our top girl finisher in 3rdplace for Girl Boarders!  Congrats to the girls snowboard team for coming second to Vanier.
  • Georgia Henson was our top girl finisher for Girl Ski! Congratsto the girls ski team for their second place finish to Isfeld.
  • Well done all skiers and boarders!  You make Oak Bay proud!

The OB tennis Team will begin during the first week of February (Tuesday and Thursday Mornings at 8am) More information to follow.
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There will be an informational meeting in the last week of January.

Barbs Rugby started this week!
Everyone – Thursday
Please meet on the Turf at 3:15.

Anyone interested in Sr. Girls Soccer this season, RUN CLUB is a great way to get some conditioning in before the season starts!  Run Club will meet Tuesdays after school at 2:50 outside the gyms.  2022’s first RUN CLUB will be Tuesday January 18.  Please see Mrs. Baker with any questions.

From the Math department:  The University of Waterloo Pascal, Cayley and Fermat Math Contests are still happening, on Wed. Feb.23rd from 10-11am in Rm 308 with Mrs. Smith.  18 students have already signed up to write this, but if you’d like to write this 60 min contest, please see Mrs. Smith in Rm 308 by Jan.21st since she needs to order the contests.  Cost is $2 which includes a full-sized chocolate bar!  Practice contests from past years are at:  https://www.cemc.uwaterloo.ca/contests/past_contests.html.  Good luck!!”

Let it Rot is a free program for youth aged 13-18. The start date is February 5th and it will run Saturdays from 3:15-5:15 until mid-June. The program will provide participants with hands-on opportunities to learn about growing food and food security, composting, soil science and sustainability on site at the Compost Education Centre. Sessions will involve breaks, snacks and will aim to build community with the group.  Students can sign up using this link which has all sorts of information about the program as you click through the different sections. The link also lives on our website here,

Previous Announcements

Grads!  Yearbook needs your grad quote!  Submit your quotes through the link https://bit.ly/grad2022writeup by January 28th.

Try a University Subject @UBC  January 29 – April 2, 2022
Offered on Saturdays 10AM – 12 Noon | 10 Weeks | $850 per course
Taught by UBC professors and instructors, these courses are a great way to explore popular subjects before you apply to university. Enjoy small virtual classes with a maximum 35 students, chat with your instructor and meet other students in the Virtual Lounge.  Register here.  https://extendedlearning.ubc.ca/programs/future-global-leaders-online-winter?utm_campaign=UBC%20Updates%3A%20November%202021%20-%20ROC&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Eloqua#fgl-terms

Volunteering Opportunities


Job Opportunities

Walmart is Hiring at the new Hillside Mall location!
InterviewME Registration Eligibility:
Between ages 15-30
Must be legally able to work in Canada
Walmart Hiring Event Eligibility:
Must be 16+
Casual (8+ hrs), P/T (12+ hrs), F/T (28+ hrs) positions available
You must attend both of these dates:
Walmart Interview Prop Workshop
Monday Jan. 17th 3-4:30pm
Walmart presentation
Prep Interview answers
Tips to nail the interview

Walmart Digital Hiring Event
Wednesday Jan. 19th 1-3pm
Interviews with the Walmart Talent Team

Everyone who attends the workshop will receive the link to the hiring event.
Youth can register by filling out the form below.  Once youth have completed the form, they will be contacted by staff with further details and the link to participate in the event.

Register for InterviewME at https://marsdd.formstack.com/forms/interviewme_bc

If  youth are already registered for InterviewME, please email trina.pacey@gv.ymca.ca
to ensure they are added to the event

Wireless Wave at The Bay Centre is hiring.

Starbucks at UVic is hiring a Barista.

Oak Bay Rec. Centre is hiring!  Click here to see the positions and application instructionshttps://oakbaycareercentre.weebly.com/work–volunteer