Wed. Jan. 18, 2017

                                                  Daily Announcements

Wednesday Jan. 18, 2017                                                     CAFETERIA – Pizza and salads

SENIOR DRAMA PROGRAM –presents – Guilty? a modern adaptation of “12 Angry Men” performance – tomorrow-Thursday January 19th curtain up at 7:00pm. $5.00 adults, $2.00 Student/Seniors.

 EVENING OF DANCE – Evening of Dance Tickets are on sale now!  Shows are from 7-10pm next week, on Tue. Jan 24, Wed. Jan 25 and Thurs. Jan 26.  Tickets are being sold at the accounts office (to the right of the main office), during school hours. Get your tickets early as shows do sell out!​ Students/Seniors $8, Adults $1

Duke of Edinburgh Program Information Session – Are you interested in learning more about the Duke of Edinburgh Program? If so, join us for an informational session this Monday, January 23rd at 7:25 am in the cafeteria. Come and learn about this amazing opportunity! Parents are welcome to attend.   For more information contact Ms. Taggart at

Please pick-up – MountainWest Grad photo proof packages in the office for: Geraldine Calderon,   Bina Han, Finley Jantzen, Amanda Kulzer, Misha McDiarmid, Lillian Ma, Saisia Prangrat,   Isaiah Romanow, Christian Dale Tolete, Haruka Tokubuchi, Coco Wong, Catherine Xu, Mona Yamada & Hirai Yamaguchi.

SENIOR GIRLS SOCCER  – Tryouts are on the turf immediately after school tomorrow- Thursday for any interested players.

POLE VAULT CLINIC – Any students interested in trying Pole Vault there will be a beginners clinic for OB students only in the small gym tomorrow- Thursday the 19th at 6:30. Bring PE clothing and a friend and come try a new event. It is for boys and girls! See Mr. Sheffer for any questions. 

JUNIOR GIRLS B BASKETBALL – team – Oak Bay Jr.  B girls basketball team defeated GNS 28-20 yesterday.   Their record is an impressive 4 and 1.

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.

HANDBALL TOURNAMENT – Big gym next – Mon,Tues, & Wed, January 23, 24,&25.  Sign-up sheet is in the office. Winners receive a pizza lunch. Each team must have a girl on the court at all times.

 2017 YEARBOOK  Grad Write ups: Grade 12’s please submit your grad write up by 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

CAREER CENTRE  –Junior Volunteer Program for BC SPCA – Students between the ages of 16 and 18 can apply to volunteer at the SPCA in their new junior program.  There are three positions available.  One is an Adoption Centre Host and the other two are Bio-Security and Kennel Crew positions.  The application for volunteering from Feb – June has to be in by this Friday  Jan 20th.  Please come and see Mrs. Giesbrecht for a copy of the application.


*St. Michaels University is offering grade 11 Oak Bay students an opportunity to take a SAT Prep Course this Spring to prepare them for the June SAT exam.  It’s on Tuesday afternoons and Saturdays starting on April 8th and ending on May 31st .  Please see Mrs. Giesbrecht for more details on how to register and receive a discount.

*The School of Health Information Science at UVIC  is hosting its Spring Open House on Wednesday, February 8, 2017, from 4:30 pm ¬– 6:00 pm, at the University of Victoria’s Hickman Building, room 110. Students are invited to learn more about this exciting field by talking with our faculty and students.   The career opportunities for graduates are worldwide, diverse and exciting with starting

salaries exceeding $55,000. The program includes 12 months of paid workplace experience in the healthcare field.  Pizza and refreshments will be served.  For more information visit or email


*There will be a Class Afloat presentation in the Career Centre at lunch tomorrow-Thursday January 19th.   Class Afloat offers rigorous and internationally acclaimed academic programs for Grade 11, 12, University and Gap year students while they sail the world’s oceans aboard a majestic tall ship. Class Afloat has a long legacy of commitment to academic excellence, community service, leadership and personal development since first setting sail over 30 years ago:

*Camosun College Volunteer Fair:    Looking for a meaningful volunteer opportunity for the New Year? Want to support your favorite non-profit organizations by volunteering?  Volunteer Victoria invites you to join our Camosun Volunteer Fair on Feb 8th & 9th, 2017 at Camosun College Lansdowne Campus to learn more about and network with non-profit organizations. The Volunteer Fair runs from 10:00AM to 2:00PM each day in the foyer of the Fisher Building. Everyone is welcome!


*Glanford Middle School is hosting the WorkBC Find Your Fit Tour on Thursday, Jan 26th and Friday, January 27th, 2017.

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: