October 18, 2019

Daily Announcements

October 18th, 2019      

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Next week is Waste Reduction Week in Canada. There will be a Zero Waste Day on Thursday October 24th. Pack it in, pack it out.

Grade 12s:
Just a reminder that your Capstone Proposal is due next Thursday, October 24.  Please be sure to connect with your Capstone Advisor asap.

A Queens – Bader International Study Program representative will be in the Career Centre on Thursday Oct 24th at lunch.

Update – The University of Toronto will be hosting an information session for grads the evening of October 24th at St Michaels University.  The event will take place from 6:00 – 7:30 pm.  Registration is required so please click the link here and complete the form.  https://apply.adm.utoronto.ca/register/?id=93fdf1ea-1071-4cff-a37d-11422be6d056

Tennis Club begins Oct 23rd at 7am – 8:15 .  Everyone welcome.  Please bring $5 the first time which pays for a can a new tennis balls.  Please sign up at google classroom  c0q944.

Basketball open gym for grade 9 and 10 girls TODAY after school in the big gym.

Halloween Dance Tickets
The Halloween Dance is coming up on October 23! Tickets on sale now. Come by the cafeteria at lunch to buy your ticket! Last day to purchase for $12, next week tickets will be $15.

Grad Photos October 21st – 25th at Oak Bay Rec Centre.  Sign up at www.mountainwest.ca .  $10 sitting fee (cash only).

UVic’s High Tech U launches a new season of real-world, technology-focused experiential learning opportunities..  High Tech U  See Mrs. Giesbrecht or Mr. Alexander if you have any questions.

There will be a hygiene drive held by the Interact Club.  Please bring in your extra or new hygiene products to the box set up outside the office.

Send in your photos from this summer to be featured in the yearbook and for a chance to win a $20 Tim Hortons gift card.  Submit photos here.

Previous Announcements

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 Fire Camp for teens (15-18 yrs.) from March 16 – 21, 2020.  This is a great opportunity for our students who are considering firefighting as a career.   Information and applications can be found at either www.metchosinfire.ca or www.sooke.ca .   ALL APPLICATION’S ARE DUE INTO MRS. GIESBRECHT BY 4:00 PM DECEMBER 18, 2019.  The physical exam does not need to be completed until the student is shortlisted but if you can get one easily and with no charge it would be best to get it done early.  The $200 fee does not have to be paid until the student has been offered a seat in the program.  There are 20 seats available and not all applications will receive interviews.

Wanna Make  a Difference at OB?  Come see tspray in 309 to find out how you can become a Math TA.  This is a great way to supports people, learn valuable people skills, get credit or volunteer hours….ALSO Please sign up at the link (https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScT9b0cIFjUNVUJ0DLjX7NJPFbrpAADU7EK9uS0CXxDvpqMfg/viewform

 Outside the Timetable Courses, please click on the link below


Job Opportunities

Oak Bay Pharmasave Cosmetic Department is looking for an outgoing, friendly, hardworking and creative student to work in their cosmetic department. Please contact Nairn Wilson at cosmetics@oakbaypharmasave.com

The Old Farm Market Oak Bay is having a Job Fair on Saturday October 26th from 10am-4pm at 2585 Cadboro Bay Rd.  Bring your resume, cover letter (optional), and a positive and outgoing attitude!

Are you interested in working for Elections Canada for the upcoming election on October 21st?  It’s great experience and pays really well!  If you are 16 years or over as of October 21st, you can apply to Elections Canada:   https://www.elections.ca/content2.aspx?section=job&dir=pos&document=index&lang=e  You can also visit the local office:  The address is 3970 Shelbourne street (the old CIBC building) and the number is: 1-866-723-1359 – you can ask for recruitment and explain that you are from Oak Bay High and were directed to call about participating in the election.   Come see Mr. Alexander in 211 or the Career Center for more info!


Volunteer opportunity with the Downtown Victoria Business Association.  This year we are organizing “Lights of Wonder”,  Downtown Victoria’s first outdoor holiday light display and we are in need of volunteers and we thought highschool students would be a great fit.  Here is a link to the Facebook event in case you would like to see what the event is about: https://www.facebook.com/events/669716513524700/

Email:  Gabriela Rivera at gabriela@downtownvictoria.ca  if you are interested.