Monday January 23, 2017

                                                  Daily Announcements

Monday January 23, 2017                                           CAFETERIA – Tacos and salads

TODAY’S ADVISORY CHALLENGE – hello Oak Bay Advisories! This is the first week of our “Advisory Challenge”.  Today and this week,  we ask the students of the participating advisories to introduce yourself to a student at Oak Bay who you have not met. Check the Announcements every week for the next challenge.  Questions?? Chase and Rachel , two of the peer counsellors at

2017 OBH VALEDICTORIAN CANDIDATE SUBMISSIONS – are being accepted this week Monday Jan. 23 to Monday January 30th.  4pm. to the office. (Ms.S)  late submissions will not be accepted.

EVENING OF DANCE – Evening of Dance Tickets are on sale now!  Shows are from 7-10pm starting tomorrow, Tue. Jan 24, Wed. Jan 25 and Thurs. Jan 26.  Tickets are being sold at the accounts office (to the right of the main office), during school hours. Get your tickets early as shows do sell out!​

THE SCHOOL STORE – will be open Monday, Tuesday and Friday this week.

HANDBALL TOURNAMENT – starts today in the Big Gym – and Tues, & Wed. this week.  Sign-up sheet is in the office. Winners receive a pizza lunch. Each team must have a girl on the court at all times. Students/Seniors $8, Adults $10.00

JUNIOR GIRLS B BASKETBALL – practice tomorrow morning at 7:30 in the small practice gym.

Please pick-up – MountainWest Grad photo proof packages in the office for: Geraldine Calderon,   Bina Han, Lillian Ma, Saisia Prangrat,   Isaiah Romanow, Christian Dale Tolete, Haruka Tokubuchi, Coco Wong, Catherine Xu & Hirai Yamaguchi.

OPERA FANS – the Magic Flute by Mozart is playing at the Royal Theatre on Tuesday February 14th. at  7:00 pm. Tickets for students are $15.   Students interested should see Manjit after school room 213.

2017 YEARBOOK  Grad Write ups: Grade 12’s please submit your grad write up by next 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

CAREER CENTRE  –   *Fairmont Empress Career Fair Grade 11/12 students this Thursday, January 26th, 2017    Crystal Ballroom 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Do you have Empress-ive talent? If so, we invite you to join our team.          We are recruiting for colleague positions in the following areas:

 Food and Beverage (Servers, Hosts and Junior Servers),

 Banquets (Servers and Porters),

 Culinary (Cook’s Assistants, Journeypersons and Chef de Parties),

 Pastry (Cook’s Assistants, Journeypersons and Chef de Parties)

 Stewarding (Stewards Helper’s),

 Front Office (Guest Agents and Guest Services Coordinators),

 Fairmont Gold (Attendants),

 Guest Services (Porters),

 Housekeeping (Housepersons, Room Attendants and Turndown Attendants)

 Royal Service (Agents),

The focus of this Career Fair will be on our Spring Recruitment. This is an event not to be missed!

Please join us in our beautiful Crystal Ballroom and arrive at the porte-cochere entrance off Belleville Street. Please bring your resume, ID and dress to Empress.    Are you not able to attend in person? Please feel free to submit your resume on The open house ends promptly at 12pm. Due to demand, if we are unable to meet with you, we will accept your resume and follow-up accordingly.

*Glanford Middle School is hosting the WorkBC Find Your Fit Tour this Thursday, Jan 26th and Friday, January 27th, 2017.   Find Your Fit (FYF) is an opportunity for students (grade 5 – 12) to explore in-demand occupations and the skills and duties associated with those industries through eight different hands-on, engaging activities. If you are wanting to know more about the Find Your Fit tour, please go to the following link: