September 13, 2019

Daily Announcements

September 13th, 2019      



Club Day will be on Wednesday September 18th at lunchtime in the main hallway.

Mandatory Meeting for all strength training students with Mr. Cristante in the weight room at lunch TODAY.

All students wishing to take Fitness 11/12 please come to a MANDATORY meeting TODAY at lunch.

The next cross country team practice is TODAY.

Last years woodworkers, come to the woodshop to pick up last years projects. They will be recycled at the end of the week.

Correction:  Next Jr. Boys Volleyball practice is on Monday, September 13th after school in the big gym.

Would the following students see Ms. Taggart today at lunch in Room 304:
Kate Andrews
Cate Brachman
Marijn Butterfield
Vivian Griffin
Nathan Peterson
Jada Kiddell
Julia Guarasci
John Windle
Stella Pepler
Ashton McQuarrie

Attention Grade 11 Students
The SAT exam is required to gain entrance into American universities.  A Practice SAT is scheduled to take place at Oak Bay on October 16th from  8:00am – 12:00pm.  Grade 11 students interested in writing the PSAT need to see Mrs. Giesbrecht to sign up, pay a fee of $25.00 and receive study materials.  Seating is limited and will be offered to students on a first come first serve basis.

Western University Ivey School of Business will be in the Career Centre at 3:10 on Tuesday September 24th.

The Canadian University Event (CUE) will be held again this year at Oak Bay High School on Oct 1st from 8:30 to 11:30 am.  It is a tour of 45-50 universities who travel across Canada to meet with youth and give youth the opportunity to learn more about their school! The Universities will be set-up at tables in the big gym.  Students can ask questions and pick up school calendars to help them prepare for university decision making.  A list of the universities attending will be provided on their website as soon as it becomes available.   Grade 11 and 12’s talk to your block “E” / “F” teacher about attending or come during Focus block.

Opera Fans – Puccini’s “Il Trittico” is now playing at the Royal Theatre on Tuesday, October 15th at 7:00pm.  Tickets for students are $15.  See Ms. Manjit in room 213 at lunch or after school.

Attention Math Students,
-Would you like to complete your math class faster or complete two math classes in the same year? OR do math outside the Timetable instead of inside?
-Please talk to your Math Teacher, See tspray in 309 AND sign up here​ for more information.
-Please come to Amp Meetings: Support and Inspiration every Thursday in Focus block 

Choir reminders returning and new singers:
Senior Concert Choir – Monday & Wednesday at lunch
Junior Concert Choir – Tuesday & Thursday at lunch
Men’s Choir – Wednesday at 7:30am
Ladies Choir – Thursday at 7:30am

Outside the Timetable Courses, please click on the link below

Previous Announcements

Water Safety Instruction Courses – Are you interested in a great paying job?  Sign up with Saanich Common Wealth place for any of the following.  Option 2 does not show up in the Active Living Guide.  You need to call the rec center to get in these two classes.
Option 1: Complete WSI Course
This course covers all of the four modules in the Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Program (Skills Assessment, Online, Teaching Experience and Classroom/Pool) in a 10 class format. The course dates are Saturdays Sept 21 – Nov 30 from 9:00 am to various end times. If you are successful in this course, you will leave with the full WSI Certification! This course is available for registration with barcode 25382 and costs $425.00+tax.
Option 2: WSI Step 1
Offered Thursday Sept 19 + 26 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm. In this brief course, you will demonstrate your swimming, first aid, and emergency response skills. If your skills are completed through by your instructor trainer, you will be given access to the Online course and Teaching Experience Hours for you to do on your own schedule. Barcode 26303 cost $215.00
AND WSI Step 2 Offered in December. This course is to be completed once an individual has completed WSI Step 1, their Online course and their Teaching Experience hours. Please see the Saanich RecOnline website for dates and times. Barcode 26304 and cost is $200.00. 

The Rotary Clubs of Harbourside, Oak Bay and Victoria annually sponsor a long-term Rotary Youth Exchange Program. They are currently accepting applications for the 2020/2021 school year. The on-line applications are due Friday, September 27, 29019 and the screening of local applicants will start shortly after that.  More information on this amazing opportunity can be found at .

Job Opportunities



Volunteers are needed for the Terry Fox Run at Mile 0 on September 15th from 9am – 11am.  Please contact Connie Hearty at 250-896-6149.