October 21, 2019

Daily Announcements

October 21st, 2019  

  • CAFETERIA – Soft Tacos


King’s University College – Western University will have a booth set up outside the Career Centre TODAY at lunch.

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! Tickets are $15.

The October Creative Writing Contest is closing on October 23rd.  All entries must be submitted to the Library by 3:30pm.

All grade 9 & 10 girls interested in playing basketball this year must come to a short meeting at LUNCH TODAY in room 222.

Grade 9’s:  Please return your Take Your Kids To Work Day permission forms to your Socials teacher this week.

Would the following students please see Ms. Taggart in room 304 during Focus Block TODAY:
Tyler Commandeur
Ainsley Fenton
Ella Morin
Jake Robson
Jordan Ages

Anyone who is interested in fishing, please come to the mandatory Fishing Club meeting Wednesday at LUNCH in room 152.  Everyone is Welcome.

Congratulations to the Jr Boys Volleyball team for their 5th-place finish at the Belmont tournament tis past weekend, despite being undermanned. Congratulation to Mason Andulejavic, named to All-Star team

This week is Waste Reduction Week at Oak Bay. Thursday will be Zero Waste Day. Pack it in, pack it out!

Every day in Canada, 2.8 million coffee pods are thrown away in the garbage. Brew a cup instead!
The average Canadian Household throws away $1766 in food that is wasted annually.

 Grade 12s:
Capstone proposals are due Thursday, October 24th.  Please see 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.

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.

 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

 Please join the OakBayCareerCentre Instagram page for instant updates of opportunities and information.

 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!


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.