November 9, 2017

Daily Announcements

November 9th, 2017   

  • CAFETERIA – Gourmet Hot Dogs/Fresh Baked Goodies


Thursday, November 9th – Team Planning – No Block 3

  • STUDY HALL – Library and Cafeteria
  • 8:25 – 9:21 – Team Planning
  • 9:26- 10:22 – Block 8
  • 10:27 – 11:07 – Focus Block
  • 11:12 – 12:08 – Block 1
  • 12:08 – 12:56 – LUNCH
  • 1:01 -1:57 – Block 2
  • 2:03 – 2:59 – Block 4

Queens University will be in the Career Centre TODAY at lunch to discuss the university in general as well as international opportunities they offer.

 There will be a meeting TODAY at lunch in the small gym for all swimming provincial qualifiers.

 Good luck to our Sr Boys soccer team as they battle for gold with the Reynolds Soccer Academy at 2:00 on our turf!

 There is a mandatory event for ALL graduating ISP students on Wednesday at the Uplands Campus. We will meet in the front of the school at 8:20. The meeting will go over post secondary options for international students.

 Congratulations to the Girls Jr “Black” volleyball team who defeated Claremont in 2 sets to win the City Title last night.  Best of luck at Islands on Nov 17th & 18th.

 Congratulations to the Sr. Boys Volleyball team for winning the Lower Island AAA Championships last night, 25-15, 25-19 over Claremont in the final. It is Oak Bay’s 11th championship over the past 12 years.  The Barbers (#3 in the province) next play at home Friday night, 7pm, vs the AA Lower Island Champs (TBA), for the City Championship, the Judy Bourne Memorial Cup.

Oak Bay hosts the Island Championship Nov 17 and 18, with Oak Bay’s first match at 12:00 noon on Friday Nov 17th, in the main gym.

 UBC will be in the Library at lunch on Wednesday November 15th

Ryerson University will be in the Career Centre at lunch on Thursday November 16th

 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.

 Students who wish to order a yearbook can do so until FRIDAY, November 10 at a cost of $55.  Yearbooks can be paid for through the school’s online fee payment system. Click the “Online Fee Payment” button on the school website or click here.


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.


  • Senior Concert Choir Men and Women rehearsal FRIDAY 7:30AM IN THE CHOIR ROOM.


  • 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


  • Footlocker @ Mayfair Shopping Centre is looking for a Sales Associate
  • Michaels at Uptown is looking for a Cashier
  • H&M at Uptown is looking for a Sales Associate
  • Sephora at Mayfair is looking for a temporary/seasonal Cashier
  • Hotel Grand Pacific is looking for a Room Service Server
  • Montana’s at Tillicum Mall is looking for servers and hosts
  • Silver City Theatre is currently looking for part-time help.  Go to their website for information and to apply
  • Cakes Etc. is looking for a dishwasher/general help. Drop off your resume to 2821 Quesnel Street

 Hello Oak Bay Nation!  We have handed out shoe boxes to each Advisory.  If you have the time to donate anything to the children in need who are not as fortunate as we are, it would be very appreciative. Remember the deadline is in 2 weeks so make sure you get things in.  Thank You

 The following students have AGENDAS to pick up, please see Mrs. Adams in the accounts office.

                        Ethan Bradbury-Agar

                        Jonathan Brioschi                              Sara Brioschi

                        Jacob Butler                                       Eric Hasegawa

                        Benjamin Collins                                Abbe McCutcheon

                        James Martell                                      Liam Wilson

                        Alexandra Guarasci                           Lucas Keirns                                      

                        Jimin Lee                                             Yuhan Zhang

                        James McGhie                                               

 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.

Anyone looking for volunteer hours, we are looking for Peer Tutors.  Please see Mrs. Kinnear in room 313 if you are interested.

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

Volunteer Opportunity


Grad 2018 News

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.

Queens University will be in the Career Centre TODAY at lunch to discuss the university in general as well as international opportunities they offer.