October 31, 2017

Daily Announcements

OCTOBER 31st, 2017  

  • CAFETERIA – Baked Potatoes/ Soup & a bun/Fresh Baked Goodies


There will be a mandatory swim team meeting after school in the Cafeteria.  The meeting will last no more than 10 minutes.

 All club leaders please send pictures of your club and club meeting information to zoeg0691@sd61learn.ca so it can be put on the counselling board for all students to see.

 Athletes of the Month

SEPTEMBER Tessa May Lucas Hunter Hatten Max Abercrombie Erin Mutch
OCTOBER Kiana Higuchi Ben Johannknecht Kincaid White Annika Weir


 We will be installing 30-40 study carrels throughout the school on Friday.  If there is a specific site where you would like a carrel placed, please contact Ms. Sherstobitoff.

Reminder that this Wednesday, November 1st is Take Your Kids to Work DayGrade 9’s please ensure you have returned your permission forms to your English teacher.

Reminder to all Planning students to get your P.A.R.T.Y. (Prevent Alcohol Related Trauma in Youth) Program permission forms into Mrs. Giesbrecht by TODAY!


  • MEN come on Wednesday at lunch.

In honour of the Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), The Cultural Connection Club is hosting a gathering on Friday, November 3rd after school in the cafeteria for the school. There will be food, drinks and music. Everyone is welcome to attend.

 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                                       Zachariah Charlesworth

                        Benjamin Collins                               

                        Jean-Luc Daigle                                  Eric Hasegawa

                        Alexandra Guarasci                           James Martell

                        Lucas Keirns                                       Abbe McCutcheon

                        Jimin Lee                                             Liam Wilson

                        Zoe Mathers                                       Joseph Stafford-Veale

                        James McGhie                                                Ethan Spratt

                        Shannon McMillan                            Yuhan Zhang

                        Jasper Rye                                         


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.

Students who wish to order a yearbook can do so until 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.

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.

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.

Volunteer Opportunity

The 9th Annual Gingerbread Showcase needs Ambassadors!
Are you looking to get into the holiday spirit while you help Habitat Victoria raise funds to build homes for local lower income families? Are you 16 or older? We have over 350 volunteer spaces to be filled at Victoria’s premier festive event, the Gingerbread Showcase which runs from November 18, 2017 to January 2, 2018. ​During a three-hour shift you will be welcoming some of the 25,000+ visitors who will come to The Parkside Hotel & Spa to vote for their favourite elaborate, completely edible creation while making a donation to our charity. On-site training will be offered November 17 and 18. Sign up on your own or with a friend for one or many shifts!
Learn more about the Gingerbread Showcase.
Click here to sign up and choose your shift(s) as an Ambassadorhttp://signup.com/go/KcAByuo  No password required!
Click here to choose a spot in one of two ambassador orientations http://signup.com/go/EnoCGrT No password required!

 Volunteer to teach seniors in our community about basis computer skills two Saturday per term (Fall & Spring).  The positions available are Session Leader, Session Assistant and Public communications Coordinator.  Please see Mrs. Giesbrecht or either of the attached links on how to get involved.  http://bit.ly/UVicSeniors  Or    https://www.uvic.ca/engineering/computerscience/home/news/current/seniors-program.php

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 http://www.StudentTranscripts.gov.bc.ca.  If you have any questions go and see Mr. Alexander or Mrs. Giesbrecht.