Monday Nov. 7th, 2016

                                Daily   Announcements 

Monday Nov. 7, 2016                                                                 CAFETERIA – Tacos & Salads – NUT HUT – Open today!

ADVISORY TEACHERSplease find in your mail drawers in the office your Poppy envelopes. Poppies are to be handed out in Advisory today . Students should wear them on Thursday at the Remembrance Day assembly. Any money collected for the Poppy Fund can be handed into the office along with your advisory envelope.        *please return  your yellow fruit/veggie tray back to room 143 to pick-up your carrots today. Send a runner from your advisory.

CHRISTMAS SHOEBOXES- Reminder to all advisories doing the Christmas Shoeboxes that they are due next Monday Nov. 14th.  The Advisory that fills the most boxes wins a Pizza lunch.  Anyone who needs volunteer hours, each shoebox is equivalent to two volunteer hours .  Bring all packed Shoeboxes to room 304.

 ROWING CLUB- Congratulations to the Oak Bay Rowing Crew who performed amazingly well at this  weekend’s City Championships. Oak Bay won the Senior overall category, as well as the biggest award of the weekend-the race efficiency trophy. Well done rowers!

CROSS COUNTRY – Oak Bay won the BC High School Boys Cross Country Championship, led by individual champion Tyler Dozzi, over a rugged hilly course at the Telemark Cross Country Park in Kelowna, BC.  Dozzi pulled away from runner up Thomas Nobbs of Vancouver’s Point Grey Secondary at the top of the final hill ascent to win  the gold medal by thirty-three seconds.   For Oak Bay, it was their 10th BC Boys championship, an all-time record, ahead of the six championships won by Mt. Douglas, under coach Stan Gill.  The Oak Bay team total of 42 points outdistanced second place Reynolds Secondary (74 point) and third place Langley R.E. Mountain (75 points).  The Oak Bay team members were Dozzi, Vlad Lyesin (17th), Malcolm Harrison (27th), Jack Stanley (29th), Jack Cooper (31st), Marcel Petruzzelli (54th) and Jack Mulcahy (84th).     Girls – Oak Bay was 5th in the senior girls standing led by Justine Stecko’s  6th place finish.  The other team members are Cara Butler, Presley Rangel, Kyra Clements, Patricia Horwood and Lily Maric.       BC School Sports formally sanctioned BC junior cross country championships in 2015 and the Oak Bay junior boys team made school history by winning the school’s first BC Junior Boys team title with a low team score of 35 points.  Team members are Joe Robertson (7th), Findlay Day (9th), Michael Barber (16th), Alex Lott (26th), Jack Boden (27th) and Jeremy Carder (108th).       Oak Bay finished 7th in the junior girls championship led  Sarah Bryan  in 10th place.  Other team members are Isabel Murphy, Alisa Lyesina, Tayah Giesbrecht, Delaney Chan and Chloe Hoffman.   The team is coached by teachers Keith Butler and Tessa Kubicek.     Full results at:


STUDENTS-OBHS is looking for MATH MENTORS / tutors for blocks 1-6.  This is your chance to make a difference in the school.  We need your help.  You can get credit, or volunteer hours, or reference letters or a great feeling by making a difference.  Please see tspray 309 or email at your earliest convenience.

GRADE 9 DODGEBALL TOURNAMENT – in the big gym at lunch this Wed. Nov. 9th.   Grade 9’s please sign your team up on the sign-up sheet in the office.  Genders must be equally represented and it’s free!

 28 HOUR FAMINE – There is a meeting for anyone interested in doing the 28 hour Famine, in room 304 at lunch tomorrow Nov. 8th.  Participants will get volunteer hours.

 OAK BAY LEADERSHIP – will be taking a group of 25 – 30 students to the Royals Hockey game next Tuesday Nov. 15th.  Tickets are $13. The sign-up sheet is in the office and the International Room 202. Canadians and International students welcome.

BARBABIAN RUGBY TRY-OUTS In the Oval – Juniors-grade 9-10-Tues. Nov. 15 and Tues. Nov.22, 3:30-4:30. Seniors-grade 11 -12- Thurs. Nov. 17 and 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” – this week’s clue from Student Council is “My roots go back since before this school,  but I still stay green even in the winter cool,  hundreds walk past me when they hear the bell chime,  to find “Nutty” is just a short climb.“OPEN MIC” – Open Mic Night auditions, held this Thurs. Nov. 10th at 3:30 in the Theatre.  Anyone can sing, dance play an instrument, do comedy or magic tricks.  Cash prize.  Sign-up sheet on the bulletin board outside the Black-Box.  If interested join Oak Bay High’s Open Mic night Facebook page.  Open Mic Night is on Thursday Nov. 24 @ 7:00pm. CAREER CENTRE – Volunteer needed to help out a homestay mom who broke her ankle.  See Mrs. Giesbrecht if you are interested.