October 2, 2017

Daily Announcements


  • CAFETERIA – Tacos/Fresh Baked Goodies


CONGRATULATIONS to the Junior Girl’s Volleyball Black Team for winning the Belmont Tournament on the weekend!

Oak Bay Cops for Cancer shirts on sale at lunch this week Monday to Thursday by the staircase for only $10.  Make sure to get one before the riders come on Thursday to show your support.

First Youth Against Cancer meeting is Thursday, October 5th at lunch in Room 304.

All swim team forms MUST be handed in to Mr. Fasts’ box in the office by Wednesday, October 4th.

Global & International Skills Program

  • Are you the adventurous type that seeks opportunities to travel the world?
  • Are you interested in meeting new people from different cultural backgrounds than your own?
  • Would you like to be engaged in local intercultural opportunities that are fun and social?
  • Then you should come to the Global and International Skills Program Info Session on

Wednesday, October 4th at 3:10 in Room 302

Cultural Connection Club is having a Mooncake challenge on Tuesday at lunch to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival.  Come check it out outside the cafeteria and win prizes!


There will be a mandatory meeting for all NEW International Students with Lynn Yarmoshuck in Room 302 on Tuesday, October 3rd at lunch.  Pizza will be served.

Part Time After School Child Care Opportunity in Oak Bay

  • Look after 2 girls (grades 7 and 5) 2 days a week after school.
  • The days can be flexible but once set would remain the same 2 days each week
  • Look after the girls until roughly 5:30 each of the 2 days
  • The girls live very close to Margret Jenkins elementary school
  • Salary to be discussed with family and interested student
  • Child care to start as soon as possible

Babysitting course or preferably experience working with kids would be ideal.  See Mrs. Giesbrecht if you are interested.

The Salvation Army offers courses in Customer Service and POS as well as course in Word, Power Point and Excel.  If you would like to take one of these courses to increase your skills for employment please see Ms. Giesbrecht in the Career Centre.

McDonald’s is putting on a National Hiring Day Wednesday, October 4th. They will be advertising available jobs and will have managers at each store from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm doing on the spot interviews and hiring that day! The stores are eager to hire as many great candidates as possible for all varieties of shifts.  All students need to bring with them is a resume.

Accelerated Math Program  

  • Are you interested in Completing more than one math class this year?  IE math 9 and 10 in the same year or math 10 and 11 in the same year?
  • IF you have not signed up, do that now at the link below and see Mr. Spray in 309 after school.


Attention Math Students.

  • Do you want to make a difference at Oak Bay High School.  Your strength in math and your care for people are perfectly matched in becoming a Math TA.
  • Spray and the Math Department are looking for Math TAs.  You can receive credits or volunteer hours and/or reference letters.  We will work around your schedule.
  • Please see Mr. Spray in 309 and fill out this information form below


The Oak Bay tennis club begins October 6th at 7am in the bubble.

  • Please complete the form:


and/or see Mr. Spray in room 309

Please help out the OB Green Recycling Team by filling out a really short survey. Thanks


BIN 4 Burger Lounge and Lot 1 Pasta Bar are looking to hire all kitchen positions.  Email your resume to careers@bin4burgerlounge.com or careers@lot1pastabar.com.

European Universities Consortium – If you are curious about studying in Europe please consider attending an information session at St. Michaels University School on Monday October 16th from 4:00 – 5:00 pm.  The following universities will be in attendance, Ecole Hoteliere de Lausanne (Switzerland), IE University (Spain), Jacobs University (Germany) and Universita Bocconit (Italy).

Volunteer Opportunity

The PAC secretary at Margaret Jenkins elementary is looking for students interested in volunteering to childmind during their PAC meetings.  Please see Mrs. Giesbrecht if you are interested.

Halloween volunteer opportunity – see Mrs. Giesbrecht in the Career Centre for information.