June 4, 2018

Daily Announcements

June 4th, 2018      

  • CAFETERIATacos/Fresh Baked Goodies
    • Last day for the Cafeteria is June 14th Serving Pizza


CONGRATULATIONS to the Barbs Rugby team for winning the Provincial Championships. 

Congratulations to the OB track and field team on their impressive 2nd place finish at the BC Championships.
The Sr. Girls were second overall in their division and the Senior team place 2nd in the combined category. There were many outstanding performances highlighted by medal performances by
Makayla Dickinson in the JR girls triple jump
Jade Forrest Jr girls pole vault
SRBoys 4×400 relay bronze
SR Girls 4×100 relay silver
Isaac Clement SR. Pole vault Silver, and for the second consecutive year Alisa Lyesina is provincial champion in the women’s 800m race.
A great weekend for Track and Field and all of our teams. Go Oak Bay!!

English 12 Provincial: room assignments are posted outside of main office.  Be sure to check this.

London Trip Spring Break 2019
Hosting: Mrs. Buckingham and Ms. Andres
Possible Itinerary: Stratford, Stonehenge, Big Ben, Globe Theatre, Windsor Castle, Changing of the Guards, live theatre performances and much, much more!
For more info text @a7bc8g to (778)402-8858 or show up to room 219 June 6, Wed lunch.

Senior Concert Choir at lunch in the theatre – please don’t be late!

Men’s Choir in FOCUS on Tuesday – 100% attendance please

Thursday, June 7th– Team Planning – No Block 2

  • STUDY HALL – Library and Cafeteria
  • 8:25 – 9:21 – Team Planning & Study Hall
  • 9:26- 10:22 – Block 8
  • 10:27 – 11:07 – Focus Block
  • 11:12 – 12:08 – Block 1
  • 12:08 – 12:56 – LUNCH
  • 1:01 -1:57 – Block 3
  • 2:03 – 2:59 – Block 4

 Yoga session on Thursday, June 7th in the Dance Studio after school starting from 4:30-5:30.  We hope we can raise awareness for women in Afghanistan who experience oppression.  There is no cost for participating in this event.  However, we recommend you to bring $5-$10 for donations in order to support women in Afghanistan.

Oak Bay Short Film Fest premieres again.  Festival is Friday, June 8th during Focus. 

 Would the following students please come to the office for a message:

  • Sydney Muir
  • Henry Down
  • Ewan McKenzie


Math 11 Numeracy sample exam.  It is recommended that all grade 11 students complete the sample prior to Friday June 22nd.  This will be completed during one block and a focus block during regular scheduled math blocks.  Here is a support UPDATED LINK

Complete/Finish a Math Course this Summer with AMP:  Are you interested in completing a course this summer?  Please see Mr. Spray in 309 and fill out this form: Spring/Summer AMP PROGRAM​


They are looking for a fulltime position for a responsible young adult
Are you Graduating & looking for a full time job??
Interested in decorating or home renovation?
Bartle & Gibson is looking for a responsible young adult to work in their plumbing supply showroom.
($15 hour)  Great opportunity to join a company which offers competitive wages, health and dental benefits.
To apply email resume to benjy@bartlegibson.com

CFB Esquimalt is hiring Student Food Services Attendants.
If you are interested please see Mrs. Giesbrecht in the Career Centre.

Are you looking for a great summer job with flexible hours, great pay and a fantastic work environment?
If yes, then Tim Horton’s at Royal Jubilee Hospital would like to hear from you.

What we offer:

  • Starting wage of $15/hr, $16.25/hr following probationary period.
  • Flexible shifts starting from 5:30 a.m. Just fill out your availability form and we work around your schedule. (Including when you go back to school in September.)
  • No late nights, unit closes at 9 p.m. M-F; 8 p.m. weekends and Stat holidays.
  • Complete training with one of best QSR businesses in Canada.

What you need:

  • You must be at least 16 years of age.
  • You must have your Level 1, or Basic Food Safe Certificate (course available on line).
  • You need two references (yes, you can use your teachers).
  • Finally, a friendly outgoing personality and a willingness to learn are strong assets to have.ves is a

If interested in this job opportunity, please email your resume to:

Victoria Golf Club is hiring seasonal employees.  Please click here for all the details or see the poster outside the Career Centre. https://oakbaycareercentre.weebly.com/work–volunteer

Looking for part time work in Victoria?  Here is a link that shows many new opportunities.  Home Depot, Staples, Browns Socialhouse, Footlocker, Subway and so much more.  https://www.indeed.ca/jobs?q=part+time&l=Victoria%2C+BC&radius=15&fromage=last&start=20#

Volunteer Opportunity

Playful Pencil Art Studio is looking for volunteers to help with delivering art programs to kids ages 7-13 in Oak Bay this summer! If you are going into grade 11 or 12, have some artistic skills and enjoy working with kids we’d love to hear from you! Work with Jodi to provide a fun and creative atmosphere for learning, friendship making and summer fun.  Please contact Jodi for more information. Jodi@playfulpencil.ca / 778-265-2261

Oaklands Sunset Market is looking for volunteers on Wednesdays from June 27th to August 29th.  Hours vary between 1:00 pm – 10:00pm. Please see the attached link or the poster outside the Career Centre.  https://oakbaycareercentre.weebly.com/work–volunteer

Camp Pringle is seeking youth between the ages of 16-18 years of age to volunteer this summer as Counsellors in Training.  If you are interested in volunteering a few weeks during the summer please contact Kezia Cowtan at 250-743-2189 or email www.camppringle.com

Grad 2018 News


English 12 Provincial: room assignments are posted outside of main office.  Be sure to check this.

Reminder to all grade 12’s…
Applications and information on both the Greater Victoria Scholarships and the District Authority Awards can be found in the Career Centre.  Please see Ms. Giesbrecht or Mr. Alexander if you have any questions.  Due date for all awards is June 8th except for the Stephanie Johnson scholarship which is due May 31st

TRANSCRIPT Information:  You can access your transcript online now, to see information for yourself or for picking post-secondary institutions to order and send to.  No need to have a paper copy now J.  Go to the Ministry of Education’s Transcripts and Certificate website at http://www.StudentTranscripts.gov.bc.ca.  If you have any questions go and see Mr. Alexander or Mrs. Giesbrecht.