Wednesday Jan. 11, 2017

                                                 Daily Announcements

Wednesday Jan. 11, 2017                                                                                    CAFETERIA – Pad Thai 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 2

12:08 –  12:56 – LUNCH

1:01 -1:57 – Block 3

2:03 – 2:59 – Block 4


REMINDER – LIVE DIFFERENT OAK BAY –  Anyone interested in applying for the Live Different trip to Mexico during Spring Break 2018 MUST have their applications into Mr. Garraway or Mme. Soetaert by the end of this Friday Jan. 13.  If you need an application, it is on the Oak Bay High website under Clubs/Activities.  If you have any questions about what this trip entails, please see Mr. Garraway.

MATHCHALLENGERS –  All grade 9 students who are interested in taking part in the MathChallengers competition next month must write a pretest in order for a team of 5, plus alternates, for the competition.     The pretest will take place in room 307 next Tuesday, Jan. 17th at lunch. If you have any questions, please see your Math teacher or Mr. Carter in 307 before next Tuesday.  There will be only one seating for that pretest!!”

 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.

EVENING OF DANCE – Evening of Dance Tickets are on sale now!  Shows are from 7-10pm 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 $10

JUNIOR Boys Basketball team will be leaving the school at 2:45 tomorrow- Thursday. The players will need to leave class around 2:35 to get ready. Thank-you

 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 on Monday, January 23rd at 7:25 am in the cafete-ria. Come and learn about this amazing opportunity! Parents are welcome to attend.   For more information contact Ms. Taggart at

Scholarship Application Workshop – Grads of 2017 and Parents, Please join Mr. Alexander this Monday, January 16th. from 7:30 – 8:30 p.m. in the Theatre for a Scholarships Application workshop. It is the post secondary and scholarship application season, so please bring all your questions!

HANDBALL TOURNAMENT – Big gym on Monday January 23rd.  Sign-up sheet is in the office. Winners receive a pizza lunch. Each team must have a girl on the court at all times.

SENIOR DRAMA PROGRAM –presents – Guilty? a modern adaptation of “12 Angry Men” performance – next Thursday January 19th curtain up at 7 pm $5. adults, $2. Student/Seniors.

 CAREER CENTRE  – 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:

*The University of Victoria is hosting its Annual Mental Health Awareness Event on January 18, 2017 from 4:30pm-6:30pm in Bob Wright Centre B150.  This free event features keynote speaker Kevin Breel, a comedian and mental health activist with over 4 million views on his viral TED talk; a community update on the various mental health initiatives happening on campus; and a special story-telling performance by UVic students. This free event features keynote speaker Kevin Breel, a comedian and mental health activist with over 4 million views on his viral TED talk; a community update on the various mental health initiatives happening on campus; and a special story-telling performance by UVic students. Complimentary refreshments will be provided at a pre-event reception featuring information booths from various campus and community organizations at 4:00pm in the Bob Wright Center lobby.   You can find more information about the event at or at

 McGill University’s Schulich School of Music will hold regional auditions for applications in Vancouver this Friday January 13th and Saturday January 14th.  For more information, please visit:

 The Global and Intercultural Focus Program – “A World to Discover”   Providing students with cross-cultural learning opportunities.   The GIFP program recognizes the need for a student population that can critically analyse global and intercultural issues. Program starts in January 2017!       TOP 5 REASONS TO TAKE THE PROGRAM!     1. Opportunities to travel both locally and abroad!      2. Interact and engage with a diverse network of people from across the world.    3. Become an engaged member of your community through volunteer and program -based initiatives.   4. Gain valuable insight into your own culture and acquire a higher degree of self -awareness.      5. Participate in a program that is currently in the process of being recognized by 7 British Columbia universities.                                             Upon province-wide implementation in 2017-18, students who successfully complete the program’s requirements will receive a designation on their transcript and recognition at participating B.C. post-secondary institutions.  ** Please contact Daniel Mari at for more information on taking this course in the next semester and on the 2017 summer trip to Japan.