Thursday Jan. 26, 2017

Daily Announcements

Thursday Jan. 26, 2017                                   CAFETERIA – Red Barn Hot Dogs and Salads

REMINDERS- today –Library is unavailable-Provincial Exams until lunch time.   Today- Thursday Team Planning and Study Hall no block 2, Block 8 starts at 9:26. Schedule:

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 3

2:03 – 2:59 – Block 4

HAPPY CHINESE NEW YEAR – Sat. January 28- Year of the Rooster!

 LIVE DIFFERENT 2018 – Everyone who has applied for Live Different 2018, there is a mandatory meeting on Monday, Jan. 30th at lunch in Rm. 210.

 2017 OBH VALEDICTORIAN CANDIDATE SUBMISSIONS – are still being accepted this week deadline is Mon. Jan. 30th @4pm.  Forms available in the office.  Due to the office (Ms. S).

EVENING OF DANCE – Evening of Dance Tickets are on sale now!  Show time is from 7-10pm tonight, Jan 26.  Tickets are being sold at the accounts office (to the right of the main office), during school hours. Students/Seniors $8. Adults $10.

2017 YEARBOOK  Grad Write ups: Grade 12’s please submit your grad write up by this Tuesday, January 31st.  for the 2017 Oak Bay Yearbook. The write up must be a maximum of 100 words.  Go to​ to submit your entry.  Your write up may include anything you would like, a quote, well-wishes, memories, etc. The write up must be a maximum of 60 words, or will need to be edited by yearbook staff. If you have any questions, or concerns please email Tessa Kubicek at

 GIRLS RUGBY – First important meeting this  Monday, January 30 at Rm.Z 200. All girls interested (experience or not) in joining the OBHS girls rugby team (Provincial 7s Winners last year) should attend.

OAK BAY RECREATION – Looking for something to do tomorrow Friday after school? Oak Bay Rec is hosting a Minute to Win it Competition from 5pm-8pm in the Youth Centre. Based on the TV game show, this event will divide participants into teams that will compete against each other in a series one minute challenges. Prizes will be awarded to the team that wins the most the challenges. There will also be free pizza and pop for team participants. Hope to see you there!”

This week – ADVISORY CHALLENGE –  This is the first week of our “Advisory Challenge”.  We ask the students of the participating advisories to introduce yourself to a student at Oak Bay who you have not met. Check the Announcements every week for the next challenge.  Questions?? Chase and Rachel , two of the peer counsellors at

 Please pick-up – MountainWest Grad photo proof packages in the office for: Christian Dale Tolete, Haruka Tokubuchi, Catherine Xu & Hirai Yamaguchi.

OPERA FANS – the Magic Flute by Mozart is playing at the Royal Theatre on Tuesday February 14th. at  7:00 pm. Tickets for students are $15.   Students interested should see Manjit after school room 213.

CAREER CENTRE  –   *Fairmont Empress Career Fair Grade 11/12 students Today January 26th, 2017. Crystal Ballroom 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Do you have Empress-ive talent? If so, we invite you to join our team.

We are recruiting for colleague positions.

Please join us in our beautiful Crystal Ballroom and arrive at the porte-cochere entrance off Belleville Street. Please bring your resume, ID and dress to Empress.

Are you not able to attend in person? Please feel free to submit your resume on The open house ends promptly at 12pm. Due to demand, if we are unable to meet with you, we will accept your resume and follow-up accordingly.

* Attention Grade 11 Science students. The applications have opened up for the Trev. & Joyce Deeley Research Centre Internship Program.  This is an opportunity to explore cancer research right here in Victoria, at the BC Cancer Agency.  An overall 85%  projected average in Biology 11 or 12 and any two of math, chemistry or physics is required.  Students will work full time hours for 8 weeks during the summer.  A $3000 bursary toward post-secondary education will be awarded to each student who successfully completes the 8 week program.  For more information please see Mrs. Giesbrecht, Mr. Carmichael, Mr. Atkinson or Mr. Shrubsole.  Applications are the Career Centre.

*Glanford Middle School is hosting the WorkBC Find Your Fit Tour– Today and Friday this week.   Find Your Fit (FYF) is an opportunity for students (grade 5 – 12) to explore in-demand occupations and the skills and duties associated with those industries through eight different hands-on, engaging activities. If you are wanting to know more about the Find Your Fit tour, please go to the following link: