Thursday May 25, 2017

                                                            Daily Announcements

Thursday May 25, 2017                                                             CAFETERIA – Red Barn Hot Dogs/salads/cookies

Today – Thursday May 25 – Team Planning and Study Hall – no block 4- Block 8 starts at 9:26

STUDY HALL – Library and 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 3

SENIOR BOYS RUGBY – please excuse the Senior Boys Rugby members today at 2:30 (block 3) for their game at Shawnigan. Provincials – next week in Abbotsford.

FOCUS ON THE TRACK OVAL – for any grade 9/10 Phys. Ed. students who want to make up their track times.  Mr. Busch will be on the track oval during Focus tomorrow-Friday

“Water is Life” Exchange  – Oak Bay High School (Canada)  & Maurick College (Netherlands)- Interested in the Exchange and want to hear more?   Come to Mr. Shrubsole’s room (#233) on Thursday June 1st at Lunch        Any questions?  Email

COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP – All leadership students looking to be Group Leaders next year in Community Leadership, come sign-up for an orientation in room 304 anytime. The Orientation will be held this Friday May 26 downtown.  It will be themed   “THE Amazing Race” and all that attend will get free ice cream at the end.

Oak Bay High 4TH. ANNUAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL –    Oak Bay High Film & Television is happy to announce our 4th short film festival on Friday June 9, 2017.  You have time to work on your entries. They are open to all Oak Bay students.  Entries must be no longer than 7 minutes and can be any category/genre.  Entries must submitted by  FRIDAY June 2.  See Mr. Laird for details.

 IF ANY STUDENTS have a bright yellow leadership t-shirt at home, would you please return it Ms. Taggart asap.

 CAREER CENTRE-     All grade 12 students who will be attending UVic in the fall are reminded that there is a Registration 101 session in the cafeteria on Friday May 26th during focus block. 

 Dual Credit Psychology  or Geography Next Year  – All applications for Dual Credit Psychology and Geography are due into Mrs. Giesbrecht by the end of day this Friday (tomorrow) May 26th.

*Local Oak Bay resident is looking for some help in the garden.  She is looking for someone who enjoys gardening and will pay $12 for an experienced gardener or $10 if she needs to train you.  Please see Mrs. Giesbrecht if you are interested.

Summer Jobs Fair in the construction industry

The Construction Foundation of BC (CFBC) is hosting a Summer Opportunities Fair to enable high school student to connect with employers within the construction industry. If you are in grade 10, 11 or 12 and are interested in speaking with a number of keen employers about potential summer employment opportunities, don’t hesitate to register for this amazing event!  Bring your resume and be prepared for an interview at the fair.  Some of the trade areas featured will include sheet metal, welding, electrical, sprinkler systems, joinery, drywall, painting, carpentry, lathing, floor laying, cement finishing, reinforcing steel, insulation, plumbing, and air conditioning.  The fair will take place on Thursday, June 1st 2017 from 12:30 – 3:30PM Centre for Trades Education & Innovation – Atrium Camosun College, Interurban Campus, 4461 Interurban Rd.  Register online at

Register online at

Registration closes at 12pm on Fri, May 26th 2017

 * Volunteer & Job Opportunity – Royal Soccer Club is looking for summer camp volunteers and employees this summer.  To apply or learn more about the program please go to

 Looking for a special volunteer experience? Volunteer with iCan Bike     July 10-14 at Oak Bay High School (half-day shifts—morning or afternoon)     The iCan Bike Camp teaches children with cognitive and/or physical challenges how to ride a conventional two-wheeled bike. Queen Alexandra Centre is seeking physically fit volunteers age 16+ who are eager to help a child or youth with special needs to learn to ride a two-wheeled bike and to make this year’s camp a success. More information is available in the Career Centre.