November 30, 2020

Daily Announcements

November 30th, 2020


You still have time to purchase a yearbook.  You can purchase a yearbook through school cash online or come to the office with your $65.00.

All grade 9 and 10 boys interested in playing basketball this year, please attend a meeting on Wednesday in the small gym at lunch at 11:30.

Today is the last day to fill out this weeks Walk to Win form for the chance to win prizes.  Google form is on the Oak Bay App.
Link for google form:

Attention Grade 11’s – Are you considering an American University after high school?  Grade 11 students will have an opportunity to write a Practice SAT (PSAT) exam the morning of Jan 26th in our library.  Seating is limited and will be issued on a first come first serve basis once the student has registered with Ms. Giesbrecht and paid the $25 fee.  Check-in will be at 7:45am with the exam to start at 8:00am and finish at approximately noon.  In order to secure your seat bring in a $25. cheque payable to Oak Bay High School to Ms. Giesbrecht as soon as possible.     

Hi Calling all grade 11 and 12 students! Get ready to test drive your university experience and discover why studying in the Faculty of Environment is more than you think.  Join us for a series of free and informative zoom webinars that will take you on a tour of our offerings.  Each 45 minute webinar features an SFU professor and current students from different majors within the Faculty including Geography (November 24), Resource and Environmental Management (November 26), Environmental Science (November 30) and Archaeology (December 2)  to help you experience how studying in the Faculty of Environment at SFU really is more than you think! Register here.

The Yearbook Committee are collecting photos for the Summer Student Life section in the Oak Bay High Yearbook. Please upload any of your summer photos with Oak Bay students in them for the yearbook. All people who submit photos will be entered into a draw for a $25 Tim Hortons Gift Card. Use link to upload photos.

Previous Announcements

Would you like to write the University of Waterloo Math Contest?  Open to Grades 9-12. The 1 hour math contests this year will be on February 24th (Gr.9,10,11) and April 7th (Gr.12) during Wed Support block.  The cost for you is $2 (you’ll get a contest and chocolate bar on contest day!)  Go to the Waterloo Math Contest website for practice exams and solutions: Listen for announcements close to contest date for location.  Fill out the Google Form at this link:   Please pay either Mrs. Smith in Rm 308 or Mr. Carter in Rm 307 by Jan.29th.  Good luck!

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UVic – upcoming events to watch for –

TEAC 105 – Explorations in Technology at Camosun  (grades 10-12) February 2021 start date.
Students interesting in exploring mechanical engineering, electronics, civil engineering and computer science will be introduced to career options and basic skills to help support their post-secondary decision making.  This course is on Friday afternoons for 13 weeks.  There is an application fee of $43.51 but students do not pay for the course.  Please contact Ms. Giesbrecht if you are interested in applying.