November 17, 2017

Daily Announcements

November 17th, 2017    

  • CAFETERIA – Pizza/Fresh Baked Goodies


Oak Bay hosts the Sr. Boys Volleyball Island Championship Nov 17 and 18, with Oak Bay’s first match at 12:00 noon TODAY, in the main gym.

AMP students:  Would the following students fill out the AMP form and/or see Mr. Spray in 309

Jacob Smith                                        Alexandra Lee

Kyla Younger                                      Tessa Jones

Emily Bourgeois                                Aida Hasey

Yamilla Bawa                                      Jason Thomo

Nolan Walsh                                       Oliver Brown

Ryan Gambart                                   James Zhang

Cultural Connection Club will be hosting a Tiramisu making activity after school on Tuesday, November 21. We will be learning how to make Tiramisu, an Italian dessert in the Foods room. All students are welcome.  Please sign up outside the international room (202) if you are interested.


Any hockey students interested in playing a friendly game of hockey with the Oak Bay Police and Fire Department, please meet Mr. Fast in the Big Gym on Monday, November 20th at lunch.

Oak Bay, each one of your Advisories has a Christmas shoe box that we need your help to fill up.  These shoe boxes go to less fortunate children in poverty stricken countries.  We will be collecting the boxes on November 20th.  Ideas for the boxes are:  small toys, school supplies, non-liquid hygiene items.

There is a clothing drive happening right now until November 23rd.  There will be boxes around the school.  Make sure to bring in your gently used clothes!  All clothes will be going to Our Place.

 The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) will be putting on an “Experience the Canadian Armed Forces” event on Saturday, November 18th from 10 AM-3 PM at the Bay Street Armoury, 713 Bay Street, Victoria. During this event, the public will be allowed to try many things including our physical fitness test, combat simulator, military survival food, and more. Please note that if you wish to try our physical fitness test and are under the age of 18, you will need parent/guardian consent. There will also be recruiters on hand to answer any questions you may have about employment opportunities in the CAF.

Whether you are looking for information about jobs, or looking to have fun and try out the different activities, please feel free to let anyone else you know who may be interested.  An information card is attached and the Facebook event can be found here:

This is the first time we have run such an event in Victoria so don’t miss out on this rare opportunity.

Would you like to explore Aviation as a career?  School District 61 along with Viking Air will host a day of exploring the world of aviation (manufacturing, inspecting, engineering, marketing, flying, etc.) at Viking Air through interactive and hands-on activities Friday November 24th from 9:00am-1:30pm.  NOTE: this is a Pro D Day.  Seats are very limited and applications are due in to Mrs. Giesbrecht on or before Nov. 17th.  Applications can be found in the Career Centre.


  • Bring your resume and meet our team!  We will be hiring for various positions including,

Cashier, Deli Clerk, Grocery Clerk, Sandwich Bar Clerk and Produce Clerk

All staff and students – please consider joining us NOVEMBER 23 for our “Salute to the Saloon Singers” Concert featuring Joe Coughlin on our Dave Dunnet Theatre.  Show starts at 7:30, you can purchase tickets here at Oak Bay and all proceeds go towards our Sno’uyutth Legacy Scholarship fund.

Sign up for Battle of the Bands!  Details and sign-up sheet outside the Blackbox.

Volunteer Opportunity


Grad 2018 News

2018 Grad Wear can now be ordered on-line through Passion Sports. 

  • Log on:
  • Create an account, choose and customize the item (colour, personalization, and size)
  • Items can be ordered until Friday, December 1st 9:00am.
  • All purchases will be delivered to the school on Friday, December 15th.

 TRANSCRIPT Information:  You can access your transcript online now, to see information for yourself or for picking post-secondary institutions to order and send to.  No need to have a paper copy now J.  Go to the Ministry of Education’s Transcripts and Certificate website at  If you have any questions go and see Mr. Alexander or Mrs. Giesbrecht.