Thursday Oct. 13, 2016

                                Daily   Announcements 

Thursday Oct. 13, 2016                                                                  CAFETERIA – Gourmet Hot Dogs & Salads

THIS WEEK – Thursday- Team Planning no Block 8,   Gr. 9 Immunizations-Library, Choir Concert, Party Program@VGH.(full)     Friday – Soccer Turf Opening Ceremony –CANCELLED-due  to weather

TODAY – Thursday Oct. 13 – Team Planning and Study Hall – No Block 8                 STUDY HALL – Cafeteria

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

9:26- 10:22 – Block 1

10:27 – 11:07 – Focus Block

11:12 – 12:08 – Block 2

12:08 –  12:56 – LUNCH

1:01 -1:57 – Block 3

2:03 – 2:59 – Block 4

 SENIOR PEER COUNSELLORS –   Every Thursday: All Senior Peer Counsellors please meet for lunch in the counseling area.

SWIM TEAM – Team Jacket order forms are due today. Please hand them into Mr. Schippers in room #212. If you do not have a form, check your e-mail.

The Jr. Boys Volleyball team- had a very strong showing at the VIU tournament in Nanaimo. After finishing first in round robin play, the team made it to the final and ended up in 2nd place after losing in the final to Claremont. Good luck with the rest of your season.

 JUNIOR BOYS BASKETBALL – Tryouts – tomorrow at 4:00pm in the Big Gym. All grade 9 & 10’s welcome!

 JUNIOR GIRLS BASKETBALL players: Tryouts for Junior Girls basketball will be held this Monday Oct 17th.   3:30-5pm (Small Gym), Tuesday Oct 18th. 5:00 – 6:30 (Big Gym), Wednesday Oct 19th. 3:30 – 5pm (Small Gym). See you in the gym!  Lisa Green

 SENIOR GIRLS BASKETBALL – tryouts tomorrow -Friday after school  – 2:00 – 3:30 Big Gym.  See Mr. Kinnear if you have questions.

                                                                                                                                                                                             The Live Different presentation will take place during block 3 this Monday, October 17th in the theatre. The presentation was introduced at the staff meeting last month, but if you’d like to know more, please visit

CAREER CENTRE – Western University will be in the Career Centre after school today.                                                                                                                                                     *PSAT – Attention grade 11 students interested in heading to a US university after high school.  You will have an opportunity to write the Practice SAT, (PSAT) Next Wed. October 19th here at Oak Bay.  There is a $20.00 fee to write the exam and seating is limited.  Students will be offered a seat on a first come first served basis.  See Mrs. Giesbrecht in the Career Centre if you would like to sign-up

Would you like to be a “Soldier for a Day” on November 5th?  This is a day event intended to give an interactive introduction to the various career opportunities available in the Canadian Armed Forces with a focus on the Army reserve.  Please see Mrs. Giesbrecht in the Career Centre if you would like to apply.  They are accepting applications until the 28th of October.

CHOOSE A CAREER THAT MAKES A DIFFERENCE – Join the Faculty of Human & Social Development at UVic for an open house on Wednesday October 26th from 4:30 to 6:30 pm in the Human & Social Development building, rooms A250, A264, A270 & Lobby.  Enjoy some pizza, popcorn, coffee, door prizes and information on Child & Youth Care, Nursing, Community Development Public Health & Social Policy, Health Information Sciences, Public Administration, Indigenous Governance, and Social Work.Oak Bay students are invited to attend a Vancouver Island College Event (30 American colleges/universities) at St. Michael’s University next Tuesday October 11th from 3:30 to 5:30 in the small gym.  Students can see a list of the colleges attending on a poster outside the Career Centre.  There is no need to register for this event