Monday February 20, 2017

                                                           Daily Announcements

Monday February 20, 2017                                                   CAFETERIA – Tacos and salads-  Nutty’s Locker – open!

This week – ADVISORY CHALLENGE – This week for our “Peer Counselling Advisory Challenge”; please send a runner to the office during Advisory today to pick-up a feedback form if your advisory participated in the challenge. Each advisory must fill out one form and return it to Ms. Klovance mail drawer in the office.  This form must be turned into the office by 3:00 pm today to be eligible for the challenge prize. Thanks for participating! – Peer counsellors Chase and Rachel.

FRUIT AND VEGGIE PROGRAM –  advisory today – send a runner to room 143 to pick-up your pears starting at 9:40.

ATTENTION STUDENTS – Would the following people please see Ms. Carbery in Accounts:  Hatim El Azhari,   Declan Smyth, Alisha Chambers and Snizhanna Babych.

TRACK AND FIELD – First meeting for all students that want to get involved, this Wednesday Feb. 22 at lunch in the big Gym. There is an event for every athlete.

GIRLS RUGBY- practice after school today and this Wednesday after school on the soccer turf.

 WEIGHLIFTING CLUB –  Congratulations  to the members Oak Bay Weightlifting Club that competed on the weekend.  Edward Down broke multiple personal records, as did Evelyn who took home silver medal in her weightclass.

 GRADWEAR 2017 – Reminder deadline to order your GRAD WEAR is February 26. Try on sample sizes at lunch in Nutty’s Locker and then order and prepay online log onto and register

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.

SCHOOL MUSICAL – STARTS THIS FRIDAY ! – “Legally Blonde” tickets are on sale at the Accounts office –  Show Dates are: Feb. 24, 25, Mar. 1, 2, 3 & 4 7:30 pm.   Matinee  Feb. 26 at 2:00 pm.

 YEARBOOKS – The yearbook lists are posted outside the Accounts Office next to the main office. If your name is on the list you have already purchased a yearbook.  If you are not on the list and you wish to order a yearbook you still can until Tuesday Feb. 28th  from Ms. Carbery.  The cost is $55.00.  Please do not phone or email the school regarding your order.  If you have any questions about the list please see Ms. Carbery in Accounts.

Mr. Turner requests – “All students, please fill out the google form at to answer survey questions for the yearbook

JUNIOR GIRLS SOCCER: See Ms. Horton to sign-up. The first try out will be tomorrow Tuesday Feb. 21 from 3:15-5pm on the soccer turf.

PINK SHIRT DAY – this Wednesday Feb. 22.

THURSDAY FEB. 23 – Team Planning and Study Hall no Block 4. Block 8 starts at 9:26.

FOODSAFE – Ms. Simpson will be offering Foodsafe in Block 1,4,5,6, & 8 starting next week- Feb. 20th.  If you have a spare during one of those blocks and would like to take the course please see Ms. Simpson in Rm. 143.  Cost is $35.00.

CAREER CENTREMacEwan University will be setting up a booth outside the Career Centre at lunch on Wednesday Feb 22nd.  If you are interested in learning more about the programs at MacEwan please stop by to speak with the representative.

*Applications are now open for the 2017 Vancouver Island Youth Parliament Session, March 10-12 on Salt Spring Island.  VIYP provides a forum in which youth can develop skills in leadership, public speaking, and the parliamentary process, and put these skills into practice through service to youth in their community.  More information and applications are in the Career Centrer.  Application deadline is March 1st to Mrs. Giesbrecht.  If you have any questions contact Sophie Sacilotto (

*Butchart Gardens- is looking to hire students for its busy season. Applications and information can be found in the Career Centre for food services, visitor services, custodial services, Seed and Gift Store, and gardening.