Thursday Feb. 9, 2017

Daily Announcements

February 9, 2017                                             CAFETERIA – Red Barn Hot Dogs and Salads


STUDY HALLS – English/Social – Library                     Math/Science – Cafeteria

8:25 –  9:21 – Team Planning & Study Hall

9:26 – 10:22 – Block 8

10:27 – 11:07 – Focus Block

11:12 – 12:08 – Block 1

12:08 – 12:56 – LUNCH

1:01 –  1:57 – Block 2

2:03 –  2:59 – Block 4

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.

YEARBOOKS – The yearbook lists are posted outside the Accounts Office next to the main office. If your name is on the list you have already purchased a yearbook.  If you are not on the list and you wish to order a yearbook you still can until Tuesday Feb. 28th  from Ms. Carbery.  The cost is $55.00.  Please do not phone or email the school regarding your order.  If you have any questions about the list please see Ms. Carbery in Accounts.

GIRLS RUGBY – Practices will be next week on Monday & Wednesday.

ATTENTION TENNIS PLAYERS  – Oak Bay Tennis Tryout dates are Feb. 10th and 13th in the morning in the Tennis Bubble.  New players are welcomed and needed.

SCHOOL MUSICAL – “Legally Blonde” tickets are on sale. Show Dates are: Feb. 24, 25, Mar. 1, 2, 3 & 4 7:30 pm.   Matinee  Feb. 26 at 2:00 pm.

CANDY GRAMS – Hey Oak Bay! Come on down to the common area by the cafeteria today to buy a candy gram for that special someone! They are only $2.00!  Have a great day Oak Bay!

FOODSAFE – Ms. Simpson will be offering Foodsafe in Block 1,4,5,6, & 8 starting the week of Feb. 20th.  If you have a spare during one of those blocks and would like to take the course please see Ms. Simpson in Rm. 143.  Cost is $35.00.

STUDENT LEADERSHIP – Mr. Ammon, A UVic researcher and secondary teacher in the district needs your help to conduct a study of Grade 12 students participating in a student leadership course (SLC).  If you are interested in being a participant, please contact Mr. Ammon via email directly: Subject line: Student Leadership Study.  The study will begin in the next few weeks.

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL – is having an introductory meeting today in Rm. 221 at lunch. Snacks are provided!  Bring your friends.

CAREER CENTRE – Applications are now open for the 2017 Vancouver Island Youth Parliament Session, March 10-12 on Salt Spring Island.  VIYP provides a forum in which youth can develop skills in leadership, public speaking, and the parliamentary process, and put these skills into practice through service to youth in their community.  More information and applications are in the Career Centrer.  Application deadline is March 1st to Mrs. Giesbrecht.  If you have any questions contact Sophie Sacilotto (

*Butchart Gardens- is looking to hire students for its busy season. Applications and information can be found in the Career Centre for food services, visitor services, custodial services, Seed and Gift Store, and gardening.

This week – ADVISORY CHALLENGE – This week for our “Advisory Challenge”;   Try something new!  Join a club or sport at Oak Bay High or make a plan to join one when the club or sport starts.  (i.e. Track and Field, Debate, the School Musical etc. )  Any questions email Chase and/or Rachel your Peer Counsellors at oakbayhighpc@gmail.comPRO-D DAY – Tomorrow – Feb. 10th.  Curriculum Implementation Day.

FAMILY DAY – Monday Feb. 13th

NUTTY’S LOCKER – will be open on Monday and Thursday at lunch.    Come and check out the Oak Bay Swag!