September 14, 2017

                                                            Daily Announcements     

September 14th , 2017                                                                               CAFETERIA – OPENING ON TUESDAY

Last chance.  Anyone interested in Japanese, that wasn’t able to get it in their schedule, please come see Mr. Russell at lunch in room 219.  This is only for people that haven’t already talked to Mr. Russell.

Come on down to The Oak Bay Store “Nutty’s Locker” in the Cafeteria at lunch TODAY and check out the latest Oak Bay stuff!!

The Cafeteria will be opening on Tuesday, September 19th.

Mr. Busch’s block 2 PE block TODAY is in the gym not in the bubble.

All Outdoor Pursuits students that missed Tuesday’s meeting, please check in with either Mr. Turner or Mr. Atkinson ASAP.

Anyone interested in joining Math Club can sign up at  First meeting is in room 300 Today during Focus.  Anyone welcome

First Debate classes in room 209 TODAY at 3:15.

Grade 12’s interested in applying the the LORAN scholarship and the TD Scholarship – please meet in the Career Center this Friday with Mr. Alexander during Focus!

Attention last year’s Visual Arts students who were in Ms. Andres’ class.  Please come by Room 148 to pick up old clay projects, sketchbooks and T-shirts.  Those items that are not picked up by the end of the week will be discarded to make room for this year’s art classes.  Thank you.


Thurs lunch – JUNIOR CONCERT CHOIR – men and women

Fri 7:25 – SENIOR CONCERT CHOIR women only  for a special choral workshop

Choir Parents meeting Thursday Sept 14 at 7pm in the Black Box.

Athletic Leadership grade 9-12 – Meeting TODAY at lunch in the Big Gym.

Attention Math students. Are you in the right math grade level?  Would you like to finish a math class faster? Would you like to complete two math classes in one year?  If you are interested, please sign up using the link and come to a quick meeting at lunch on Friday in 309

Attention Students. Do you want to make a difference at Oak Bay High School.

We are looking for people who want to help fellow students math experience at OB excellent.

We are looking for Math TAs in every math class and every Learning strategies room.

Cross Country practices for grade 9 -12, Friday after school.  Meet at the track.  New member Welcome

JUNIOR GIRL’S VOLLEYBALL – Tryouts TODAY from 3:15 – 5 pm.  Interested girls must attend at least 2 of the tryout days to be considered for a team.  Contact  Lara McCulloch with any questions.

Attention Math 9 students who wish to complete math 9 and 10 in the same year.  There will be a brief meeting Friday at lunch in room 309.  Please bring your lunch.

OPERA:  Anyone interested in going to see the opera “Jenufa” it’s on October 10th at 7:00 PM at the Royal Theatre.  Tickets are $15 and they can be purchased through Manjit in room 213 after school all week.

The Practice SAT is scheduled to take place at Oak Bay on the morning of October 11th.   Grade 11 students interested in writing the PSAT need to see Mrs. Giesbrecht to sign up, pay a fee of $20.00 and receive study materials.  Seating is limited to students will be offered seats on a first come first serve basis.

AMP program:

  1.  Math Students:  Did you accelerate last year. Please see Mr. Spray to ensure you got your credits
  2.  Math Students:  Are you planning on completing a math course in September.  See Mr. Spray ASAP
  3.  Math Students:  New math 9s and International students.  Are you in the correct math class.  See Mr. Spray if you wish to write a placement test.

Rotary Youth Exchange Scholarship – Rotary Youth Exchange programs are open to students ages 16 – 18. The year you leave on exchange you must be at least 16 years old by August 16 and cannot turn 18 years old before August 15. To qualify, applicants should be above-average students who have demonstrated leadership in their community. Candidates should also possess qualities such as flexibility and a willingness to try new things that will enable them to fully experience life in another country and become excellent cultural ambassadors. For more information please go to  To apply please pick up an application in the Career Centre.   Applications are due into Mrs. Giesbrecht by noon on Sept 25th.

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).

Study and Go Abroad – International University and Student Travel Expo is taking place on Sept 24th at the Vancouver Convention Centre from 12 noon – 5 pm.  For more information please go to

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.