October 30, 2019

Daily Announcements

October 30th, 2019      

  • CAFETERIA – Butter Chicken, Samosas & Pakoras


 The Barbs Rugby Team wants to see if there is interest for a tour next spring break (Spring 2021). We have a meeting for parents and players TODAY at 5:30 in room 231 (Mr. Atkinson’s room).​

Junior Boys Basketball tryouts TODAY at 6:30pm.

Attention, young innovators! The Science Fair Foundation BC is looking to help you showcase your innovative solutions to industry, academia and investors at the 2020 Youth Innovation Showcase! If you’re a young innovator who resides in the province of BC or the Yukon and are between the ages of 12 to 24, we want to hear from you!  From innovative, new medical devices to a new, sustainable 3D printing process, youth from all areas of BC and the Yukon are invited to pitch their innovative solutions at the Youth Innovation Showcase!  Please register and learn more about the 2020 Youth Innovation Showcase at www.youthinnovation.ca if you are interested or go to the OakBayCareerCentre Instagram page to see the poster.

Oak Bay grad Robert Lee is organizing a tech/entrepreneurship/general-interest lecture on-campus at UVic Friday, November 1st. He is bringing the three authors of Amazon bestseller Swipe to Unlock who are also Project Managers at Microsoft, Google, and Facebook to UVic to give a presentation on the fusion of technology and business strategy.  If you are interested in business, entrepreneurship, and/or tech register to attend at bit.ly/uvicPMpanel   Space is limited at this point, and anyone interested must register online.

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.

Previous Announcements

 Congratulations to the Sr. Boys Volleyball team for their second-place finish at the Thompson Rivers University tournament in Kamloops this weekend.  Big wins over Claremont 2-0 in the quarter-final, and then a come-from behind 15-13 win in the third set over AA #3 George Elliott in the semi-final.  Only loss was to AAA #2 Kelowna.  The Barbers will move up to #3 in the provincial rankings this week.  Catch them in action Nov 1 and 2 in our own gym as they host the Georgia Strait Challenge, starting off vs Mark Isfeld right after school on Friday.

 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



BY YOUTH FOR YOUTH – The Canadian Francophone Games will be held in Victoria this summer, July 14 -18, and they are looking for volunteers.  Go to their website: www.jeuxfc.ca and sign up to become a volunteer.  They are also looking to create a Youth Ambassador Program of 40 – 60 French immersion  and francophone schools in the province of BC.  These ambassadors will be involved in the planning and hosting of events.

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.