Monday Jan. 30, 2017

Daily Announcements

Monday January 30, 2017                                                             CAFETERIA – Tacos and Salads

 NUTTY’S LOCKER will be open today and Friday at lunch. Come and check out the Oak Bay swag.

 LIVE DIFFERENT 2018 – Everyone who has applied for Live Different 2018, there is a mandatory meeting today at lunch in Rm. 210.

 2017 OBH VALEDICTORIAN CANDIDATE SUBMISSIONS – deadline is today no later than 4 pm to the main office.

2017 YEARBOOK  Grad Write ups: Grade 12’s please submit your grad write up tomorrow Tuesday, January 31st.  for the 2017 Oak Bay Yearbook. The write up must be a maximum of 100 words.  Go to​ to submit your entry.  Your write up may include anything you would like, a quote, well-wishes, memories, etc. The write up must be a maximum of 60 words, or will need to be edited by yearbook staff. If you have any questions, or concerns please email Tessa Kubicek at

GIRLS RUGBY – First important meeting today at Rm. 200. All girls interested (experience or not) in joining the OBHS girls rugby team (Provincial 7s Winners last year) should attend.

Congratulations to the Ski/Snowboard Team for some excellent race results  this past Monday.

Highlights include: The girls’ snowboard team – Bre Neufeld, Charlotte Arason & Claire Peters on their podium sweep!   The girls’ ski team WON the TEAM AWARD on Monday.  Patricia Horwood led the girls with a 4th place finish, Jane Illman was in 8th, closely followed by Molly Pearce in 9th and Lara Hollingsworth in 10th.  Well done ski girls!

The boys’ ski team TIED for the TEAM AWARD on Monday.  Marcus Forrester Hougaard led the boys with a 2nd place finish.  Logan Rampton was in 5th, Adam Whittaker in 10th, and Benedict Riess in 15th.  Great job ski boys!

The boys’ snowboard team was the SECOND PLACE team.  Lupo Bigatti led the boys with a 5th  place finish.  Hot on his tail in 6th was Matteo Arseni.  Alex Hutcheson was 10th, followed by Reese Gammon in 11th and Jack Boden in 13th.  Way to go boys!

Awesome job by ALL TEAM MEMBERS!

This week – ADVISORY CHALLENGE –  This is the second week of our “Advisory Challenge”.  Invite someone from school to lunch or to study with who you don’t normally spend time with.  Any questions contact Chase and/or Rachel your Peer Counsellors at

Please pick-up – MountainWest Grad photo proof packages in the office for: Christian Dale Tolete

CAREER CENTRE  * Attention Grade 11 Science students. The applications have opened up for the Trev. & Joyce Deeley Research Centre Internship Program.  This is an opportunity to explore cancer research right here in Victoria, at the BC Cancer Agency.  An overall 85%  projected average in Biology 11 or 12 and any two of math, chemistry or physics is required.  Students will work full time hours for 8 weeks during the summer.  A $3000 bursary toward post-secondary education will be awarded to each student who successfully completes the 8 week program.  For more information please see Mrs. Giesbrecht, Mr. Carmichael, Mr. Atkinson or Mr. Shrubsole.  Applications are  in the Career Centre.