January 20, 2022

Daily Announcements

January 20th, 2022               


Yearbook write-ups for grads need to be submitted ASAP here: http://bit.ly/grad2022writeup.

A big congratulations to the Ski and Snowboard team for their first official race day up at Washington on Monday. The teams placed 1st overall, winning in all 4 categories. Way to go oak bay!

Oak Bay Tennis Info meeting: Wednesday, January 26th at lunch in room 309(Bring your lunch.)  Anyone interested in trying out is asked to attend. Beginners welcome.
Our first try-out practice will be Tuesday, February 1st at 7:55 until 8:50.  Practices this year will be a mix of Tuesday and Thursday Mornings at 7:55.  A calendar of practices will be included in goggle classroom. Please see the online announcement for the google classroom code and the mandatory google form.  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdOVhuNVL01NiOih6jPLnhvLNZJq7SfZ0wLYC75iSEJOpkntA/viewform?usp=sf_link  Google Classroom Code: qaq4gwi

What was 40 photos has been narrowed down to 10. Please cast your vote and help pick the top 3 photos for our Photo contest. Photos are printed and on display near the art room.
Thank you for your participation. QR code links to voting form located throughout the school and at the display board

MINI MED SCHOOL 2022 – Friday April 29th @ Coast Victoria Hotel & Marina
Are you a grades 10-12 student with a passion for science and health research?
At Mini Med School, you’ll have the opportunity to

  • Learn about the latest medical research happening in BC
  • Explore the diverse careers available in science and medicine
  • Engage with world-class researchers and health professionals
  • Network with like-minded students from across Vancouver Island

There are seats held specifically for students who self-identify as First Nations, Inuit, or Métis.
You are invited to register from March 7th – 13th for Mini Med School.  Space is limited and you do need a sponsor teacher.  Please find all the details here.  https://bcchr.ca/minimedbc  Spots will be offered on a lottery basis.

Virtual Career And Post-Secondary Education Event – Featuring BC’s top employers and educational institutes!  Get inspired, obtain new skills, build your career also explore many opportunities for post-secondary education. Jan. 31st to Feb. 4, 2022.  Register here. https://events.blackpress.ca/greatervictoria/#row-five

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

The OB tennis Team will begin during the first week of February (Tuesday and Thursday Mornings at 8am) More information to follow.
Please join the google classroom for updates.   code:  qaq4gwi
Please complete this form  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdOVhuNVL01NiOih6jPLnhvLNZJq7SfZ0wLYC75iSEJOpkntA/viewform?usp=sf_link
There will be an informational meeting in the last week of January.

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

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