Monday Nov. 21, 2016

                                Daily   Announcements 

Monday Nov. 21, 2016                                                                    CAFETERIA- Tacos and Salads NUT HUT – OPEN!

GRANNY SMITH APPLES – each Advisory can send a runner down to foods room 143, to pick-up your tray of apples.

OAK BAY SWIM TEAM – Congratulations to all members of the Oak Bay Swim Team, on a great performance at the BC  championships  with special congratulations to our mixed  relay team of George Ramsay, Zaya Fehr, Annika Weir and Braeden Copeman on winning the 200 mixed B medley and placing 3 in the 200 free B mixed event.  Braeden also placed 2nd in boys B 50m breaststroke.  Great job by all!

 HOW TO APPLY POST SECONDARY – Mr. Alexander is offering an information session workshop on how to apply to  post-secondary, tonight  Nov. 21 in the Theatre at 7:00pm. All parents and Gr. 12’s welcome.

Congratulations to the SENIOR BOYS VOLLEYBALL team for their 3rd-place finish at the Island Championships.  The Barbers advance to the BC Championships for the 11th year in a row.  Riley Cronk was named to the 1st All-Star team, Cam Hayes to the 2nd All-Star team.

INTERNATIONAL T-SHIRTS – are ready for pick-up in room 202 at lunch today.

Ski and Snowboard Team – Meeting this Friday, November 25th in the CHOIR ROOM at LUNCH.  Looking forward to hitting the slopes!

 The Jr. Boys Volleyball Team had a strong performance at the Island Championships this past weekend.     The boys had a hard fought semi-final match against the eventual champions from Claremont. It was a hard fought match, Claremont prevailed 19-17 in the deciding third set. The boys ended up contesting another very tight match against PCS in the bronze medal match. PCS prevailed 21-19 in the third set, thus leaving Oak Bay with a 4th place finish. Overall, it was a very good season for the Jr. Boys and they played very well this past weekend.

 AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL – is having a new start-up meeting this Friday Nov. 25 at lunch in room 221.

MATH MENTORSHIP – Please consider supporting your friends at OB through Math Mentorship.       Here are the specific needs

Block 1: We need math mentors in the resources rooms to act as peer tutors for math 9.

Block 3: We need a math mentor in a math 11 class to work with kids one on one during class time

Block 4: Math Mentors needed in math 9 class and resource room

Block 5: Math mentors needed in math 9 and 10 to work one on one during class time

Block 6: Math mentors needed in a resource room and a Math 9 class.

PLease see Mr. Spray in 309

BARBABIAN RUGBY TRY-OUTS In the Oval – Juniors-grade 9-10-  Tomorrow Nov.22, 3:30-4:30. Seniors-grade 11 -12- This Thurs. Nov. 24, 3:30 – 4:30.  Bring a mouth-guard,  there will be tackling.  Any questions?? See Mr. Atkinson in room 231.

 WHERE’S NUTTY – KEEP LOOKING – same clue this week from Student Council is “ You will find “Nutty” under a hard place to write. If you look carefully, find him you might.  If someone pushes you might roll-away,  until you find him this is where Nutty will stay!”

CAREER CENTRE – University visits this week – Wednesday – November  23rd Bishop’s University at lunch and University of Alberta after school in the Career Centre.

*Anime Convention Volunteers Needed!  Tsukino-Con is a non-profit organization that hosts an annual anime, games, and Japanese culture convention at the University of Victoria. This year, the event will be held during February 17-19, 2017.  To apply please go to  For more information please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at

*Volunteer Opportunity in the Hospitality & Service Industry      If you are looking for a Volunteer role that will give you training and skills in the Hospitality & Service Industry, consider a volunteer role with the BC Cancer Agency You must be 16 or older and willing to commit to one 3 hour shift per week for a minimum of 8 weeks.  Café is open Monday to Friday only with shifts at 7am-10am, 10am-1pm and 1pm-4pm.   If you are interested contact Alan Brown at the Cancer Centre

*Explorations in Technology TEAC 105   Camosun College offers a dual credit course introducing students to basic skills in Computer Science, Electronic and Computer Engineering Technology, Civil Engineering Technology, and Mechanical Engineering Technology.  The course will be offered at Interurban Campus, Technology Building Friday’s from 3-6pm from Feb 26, 2016 to May 27, 2017. (No classes during Spring Break)  The application fee is $40.20 but the tuition in free, $438.90 is paid by the school district.       Contact Mrs. Giesbrech in the Career Centret if you have any questions or would like to apply.  Application due date is Nov 30, 2016.

 *VICTORIA  TEA FESTIVAL – will take place from January 30th to February 4th and is looking for student volunteers.  There are many different ways to help out leading to the event as well as the week of the event.  The poster still has to be designed, media work is still required, and a variety of other duties need to be completed.  If you are interested please see the poster outside the Career Centre or contact Mrs. Giesbrecht with any questions you have.