Monday March 6, 2017

                                                           Daily Announcements

Monday March 6,          NUTTY’S LOCKER- Open Monday & Thursday         CAFETERIA –  Tacos and Salads

PEER COUNSELLING CHALLENGE – the results are in for the Peer Counselling challenge.  Thanks to all the Advisories who participated and congratulations to Advisory 5  (Mr. Kinnear)  who  had the most total participants.

 SAILING TEAM – Those students interested in the Sailing Team – the first meeting is today at lunch in room 312.  No experience required.

OAK BAY Oak Bay is very proud of our boys’ first-ever provincial ski team – Logan Rampton, Adam Whitaker, Marcus Forrester-Houggard, Benedikt Reiss, Tristan O’Brien and Rainier Koch.These skiers competed last week at the Provincial Championship held at Whistler.  They raced hard and fast against some amazing Olympic-bound skiers, giving them a run for their money.  The boys lucked out and had some serious powder days, and made memories to last a lifetime.

 THIS WEEK – Oak Bay High School- Me to We Club is hosting a “Week of We” – March 6-10 – with a new cause each day. TODAY –Monday– Water Awareness, Tuesday– Bake Sale at lunch. Wednesday– Celebrating Influential Women. Thursday – We Walk for Water (come on over to the track at lunch to see a great race) Friday– Zinc Day. Did you know that just one AA battery has enough Zinc to save the lives of 6 children? Please bring in your old batteries to the collection boxes outside of the Library and in the Cafeteria all week.

 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.

CAREER CENTREHealth Care Assistant – Part time education opportunity at Camosun College to become a Health Care Assistant is available for students going into grade 12 next year.  Classes start at the beginning of September and run Tues/Thurs evenings and Saturday’s from Sept-June.  If you are interested in this opportunity you will need to apply now.  See Mrs. Giesbrecht in the Career Centre.

*Camp Thunderbird is looking for volunteers who love working with children. Qualifications are: current Standard First Aid with CPR C, Bronze Cross and completion of grade 11. The volunteer provides leadership to a specific cabin, as well as camp wide groups of children and youth with the support of their counsellor mentor. Volunteers also support the Food Services, maintenance, and janitorial functions and are willing to help as needed to ensure that the Camp Thunderbird site is ready and able to accommodate all users. There are more details about the position in the Career Centre if you want to come by and pick up more information.   Please send a cover letter and resume to

*4Cats Art Studio Victoria and Oak Bay are hiring part time students for Spring Camps from March 13 – 24 as well as Summer Camps.  Here is the link to apply. 4Cats Arts Studio Jobs  There are volunteer positions as well.  4Cats Arts Studio Volunteer Positions

*Fleet Maintenance Facility CAPE BRETON (FMFCB) is once again offering their Secondary School Apprenticeship Program this summer from July 4th to September 1st.   The Secondary School Apprentice intake for this summer will include the following Trades;     – Various Metal Trades   (e.g., Metal Fabrication, Sheet Metal & Welding)- Various Hull Trades(e.g., Shipwright/Joiner, Painter, Lagger, Electroplater & Rigger)     – Pipefitter- Electrician (Marine & Weapons)         – Machinist        – Millwright     Applicants must meet the following requirements in order to be admitted to the Fleet Maintenance Facility – CAPE BRETON – Secondary School Apprenticeship Program.  Be between 15 – 19 years of age and currently enrolled in grade 10, 11 or 12.        Have their parent’s/guardian’s written permission. Demonstrate an interest, aptitude and a level of maturity suitable for a trade with the Department of National Defence.Successful candidates must secure a “Reliability Status” security clearance. Come to the Career Centre and see Mrs. Giesbrecht for more information and an application form.  Applications are due into Mrs. Giesbrecht by April 3rd.