Thursday April 6, 2017

                                                           Daily Announcements

Thursday April 6, 2017                                                                   CAFETERIA – Red Barn Hot Dogs & Salads

There will be a free bus taking students to the International Universities Fair in Vancouver on Sunday April 30thSchool groups travelling out of Victoria must walk on the 9am ferry to Tsawwassen. The free NACAC bus will leave Tsawwassen at 10:40 and arrive at the event in downtown Vancouver at approximately 11:30am. The same bus will leave Vancouver at 3:30pm to ensure the group can catch the 5pm ferry back to Victoria. Students will be expected to get themselves to and from the Swartz Bay Ferry.  There will not be bus leaving from Oak Bay to take students there.  If you are interested in taking the bus you must let Mrs. Giesbrecht know by April 10th.   To see the full list of universities, click here or click here for the printable version.   Please click the link for more information about the fair.  Vancouver International Universities Fair 2017

 EUCLID MATH CONTEST – All students who signed up for the Euclid Math Contest today, please be in the Library by 12:30 at the latest.

NUTTY’S LOCKER OPEN TODAY – GRAD WEAR – Your Grad Wear has arrived! Please bring your student ID to Nutty’s Locker TODAY at lunch to collect your gear. No card…no gear.     ** The Grad-Wear link has been re-opened for one week only. So if you forgot to order or want to order more gear, this Friday April 7th. is the final deadline.

JUNIOR AND SENIOR BOYS RUGBY – All Rugby members will be at “Scrumfest” (Claremont) this afternoon. Senior boys will also miss tomorrow-Friday due to a game in Vancouver. Please pick-up your “What will I Miss form” from Mr. Atkinson or Mr. Zolbrod/Mr. Turner’s room.

LOVE IS LOVE –  Free Youth Pride Conference – this Sat. April 8th at Oak Bay High School.  Free lunch included. Register for free on

OPERA CLUB – . Anyone wishing to see, “Les Feluettes”  (the lily)  Opera. It is on Tuesday , April 18th, at the Royal Theatre 7pm. Tickets for students are $15. See Manjit after school in room 213. Thank you

CAREER CENTRE – Pacific Design Academy is having an Open House TODAY – April 6, 2017 from 4 – 7 PM at 1252 Wharf Street.  This is an excellent opportunity for your students to learn more about our programs, tour the facility and meet our instructors. The post-secondary career training diploma programs we offer are: Interior Design, Building Technology, Landscape Design Graphic, Design Fashion, Design Film ,Studies Digital, Photography Application and Web Development and Audio Production

*Youth Internship Program (15-18 years) is an opportunity to work with children and build your leadership skills over the summer.  There is a $500.00 dollar honorarium for students who successfully complete the program.  Apply by May 8, 2017 at 4pm. Interested applicants should email their cover letter and resume to: Human Resources: .See Mrs. Giesbrecht – Career Centre -if you have any questions.

 *uStart – Current grade 11’s applying for uStart next fall need to have their application into Mrs. Giesbrecht by  Monday April 17th.

*International Universities Fair in Vancouver on Sunday April 30th.  Please click the link for more information or see Mrs. Giesbrecht.  Vancouver International Universities Fair 2017

*Mrs. Giesbrecht is looking for volunteers to help out at the SD61 Career Fair at SJ Willis on April 20th.  See Mrs. Giesbrecht in the Career Centre if you are interested.

*The Oak Bay Tea Party Association is looking for volunteers on June 3rd and 4th.  Please see Mrs. Giesbrecht in the Career Centre if you are interested.  These hours are acceptable for the Grad Transition 30 hour requirement.

CAFETERIA KITCHEN  – NEW MENU –   Monday-Subway Day. 6 inch subs for $5.00 or a Meal Deal for $7.00 including a sub drink and either cookie or chips!                   Tuesday-Sushi Day                                Wednesday-the NEW Taco Day!            Thursday-Hot Dog Day       & Friday-Pizza Day!

GRAD 2017 – All the information you and your grads need to know about Oak Bay High Grad 2017 is available on the school website.  To access this information from the website, select “Student Info” – “Oak Bay High School Grad 2017” and then click on the appropriate grad hat.  This year we will not be emailing information to parents and students individually.  The Grad 2017 website will be updated as more information is available