September 19, 2017

Daily Announcements

SEPTEMBER 19th, 2017

  • CAFETERIA – Baked Potato OR Soup & a Bun/Fresh Baked Goodies


There will be a meeting Friday in Room 304, during Focus block for any Oak Bay On-line Planning students who did not attend last week’s meeting in the Theatre.

Junior Concert Choir men and women at lunch today!

Jr Concert Choir women Wednesday before school.

All students registered or interested in joining community leadership, please meet in the cafeteria Wednesday morning at 730am.All outdoor pursuits students please meet after school TODAY outside the gym doors.

The GSA/Gender and Sexuality Alliance will meet today and every Tuesday in Room 208 at 12:15.

Oak Bay produced nearly 31 kg of garbage on Friday. We had 13kg of food waste that can be put into the new green composting containers around the school. You can also put ALL ​recycling into the blue boxes in each classroom. Make sure you also put ALL clean paper recycling in the paper recycling boxes in each classroom. Thanks to the Environmental Science 11 students for conducting the garbage audit!

Please help out the OB Green Recycling Team by filling out a really short survey. Thanks


Any student who has paid for an agenda online, please come and see Mrs. Adams in the accounts office to collect.

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.

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.

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.

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.