March 29, 2021

Daily Announcements

March 29th, 2021


Reminder to all Grade 12s that your 30 hours of work/volunteer experience is due on April 1st, so get your forms in asap.

Golfers…time to sign up for what we hope will be a golf season for high schools. There will be a meeting this Thursday at lunch in room 307. Please be there as promptly as possible.

So, you’re writing the NUMERACY exam in April?  If so and you’d like to know more about it, read the Google Doc in this e- announcement:   Mrs. Smith will also be hosting a short workshop on Thurs. April 8th at 11:30am in the library to give you some tips and show you a sample NUMERACY exam.  Good luck!

Calling all artists!  Design any sort of poster or artwork with the central theme of LGBTQTS+ Pride.  Any medium is allowed as long as it can be displayed on the wall.  One lucky artist from each grade will be drawn to win $50 each, so make sure to include your name, grade and contact info on the back of your artwork.  Hand your submission in to room 146 by Thursday, April 1st.

Thank you to each of the grade 12 students who put their name forward to run for class valedictorian this year. Each candidate did an outstanding job. We are happy to announce that the 2021 class valedictorians are Celeste Vickery and Seoyoon Lee. Congratulations to both of you.

Also the graduation class of 2021 has decided that their grad gift contribution will go towards the refurbishing of our school track. Thanks grads!

Mighty Oaks is a way to acknowledge especially extraordinary staff and students. Each week student council will select a name from those submitted and show why they make Oak Bay a better place. If a member of the school community stands out to you, you can nominate them by filling out the from at the link:

The Career Centre coordinates and promotes events focusing on exploration for student’s possible career paths.  Please take a minute to fill out the form on the Career Centre Home page to let us know pathways you want to explore and we will keep you up to date on relevant events through email.

Previous Announcements

Are you in grade 9-11 and looking for something exciting to do over the summer?  Apply to the “Seed the City” summer work experience program.

  • Grow Food-Gain Skills-Earn Gr. 12 Credits
  • Learn how to grow, harvest and sell and cook local food
  • Learn to make your own pickles, jams, herbal teas and natural body care products.
  • Earn you Foodsafe Level 1 certificate
  • Become part of the local food movement that is improving the health of people and the planet

WHEN: July 6-August 26 (8 weeks)
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
WHERE: Reynolds Secondary – school garden & micro-farm
Apply by May 3rd at
For more info, visit Ms. Giesbrecht in the Career Centre or contact:

FREE SAT Boot Camp
The EducationUSA SAT Boot Camp is a five-session intensive for Canadian students who are preparing to take the SAT exam (ideally in Grades 10 or 11). These sessions are free of charge.
REGISTER HERE for the April SAT Boot Camp, April 12-16, 2021, 1 pm ET
Session 1 (4 hours): Full-length Practice Test – this will be a live, proctored practice test
Session 2 (2 hours): The SAT in admissions – general information about the SAT, registration, and time management tips
Session 3 (2 hours): Reading Comprehension strategies
Session 4 (2 hours): Math and Writing strategies
Session 5 (3.5 hours): Full-length Practice Test – another practice test and a chance to practice your new skills!
It is best to attend all sessions, but it is okay to just come to the ones that you can. All sessions will be recorded, in case you are unable to make it. All registered attendees will receive a recording via email after the event.

The Oak Bay High Library and English department have a book club contest for you! Check out a book on our contest list, read it then bring it back and ask for an entry form. Lots of prizes to be won! The more you read the more chances to win. Ask for more details at the library. Contest runs till June

For all the latest information and regular updates from the Career Centre please click

UVic – upcoming events to watch for –

Volunteering Opportunities


Job Opportunities

Home Hardware in Fairfield Plaza is hiring full and part-time enthusiastic students who are motivated and have good customer service skills.  Please email your cover letter and resume to

Beacon Drive in is hiring counter attendants.  Please click either link for more details.  Beacon Drive-In Restaurant Application

Lululemon at Mayfair is hiring.  Click for more information and to apply.–volunteer

BIN 4 is hiring a dish washer.  $16-$18/hr.–volunteer