November 4, 2020

Daily Announcements

November 4th, 2020


We are starting an “Anti-Racism” club.  If you would like more information please come to a lunchtime meeting Wednesday, November 4th in 309 with tspray.  Bring your lunch.  Please join the google classroom using the code   gbgb6oa  Please complete this form: Form before coming

NCAA information session for Canadian student-athletes.
Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 3:30 pm ET / 12:30 pm PT  REGISTER HERE
Education USA hosts guest speaker Elizabeth Thompson, NCAA Associate Director of International Education and Outreach, as she will review the NCAA eligibility process for Canadian students. The session will be about 45 minutes with plenty of time for Q&A. Education USA information sessions are free of charge.

Acadia University (Nova Scotia) will host a zoom information session for Oak Bay students on Nov. 5th at 3:15pm.  If you would like the link to the zoom please email Ms. Giesbrecht

The following university zoom information session will take place over the next few weeks. Please email Ms. Giesbrecht for the links.
Canadian Coast Guard – Nov. 4th @ 11:45-12:30pm **New**
Acadia University – Nov. 5th @ 3:15pm
Dalhousie University – Nov. 9th @ 3:15pm
McGill University – Nov. 12th @ 3:15pm
St. Francis Xavier – Nov. 17th @ 3:15pm
Ryerson University – Nov. 24th @ 3:15pm

Western is hosting a Virtual Fall Preview Day on Nov. 15th at 8:00am PT.  For more information please go to

There are still a few seats left in the Dual Credit TEAC105 course at Camosun College which the school district pays for. This dual-credit course provides current high school students with an introduction to careers and basic skills in Computer Science, Electronics, and Computer, Civil, and Mechanical Engineering Technology.  Complete hands-on projects in each of the 4 areas as you explore potential career and post-secondary options within the 4 technology areas. For more information on this opportunity please click the link.   Contact Ms. Giesbrecht if you have any questions or would like an application.

Western University will not be hosting an Oak Bay event this year but would like interested students to check out their interactive experiences online.  You can do this at your convenience from home.  To register and learn more about the university and the application process please click the link.

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

The GSA or Gay/Straight Alliance is meeting again in Room 208 at lunch every Tuesday.  All students are welcome.

Cultural Connections Club will be meeting in Room 225 on Tuesday’s at lunch. The Club brings together different cultures from around the world by  having domestic and international students learn more about each other through food, movies, language and conversation. All are welcome to join!

For all the latest information and regular updates from the Career Centre please click

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.