Wednesday May 3, 2017

                                                           Daily Announcements

Wednesday May 3, 2017                                                            CAFETERIA – Tacos, salads, fresh cookies

BALANCING OURS MINDS CONFERENCE – those students who signed-up to attend the “Balancing Our Minds” workshop tomorrow  May 4th.  at the Q Centre,  need to meet at the School District office before 8:15am. Check your e-mail from Ms. Tate for more information.

EVENINGS OF DANCE- next Tue. May 9, Wed. May 10,  Thurs. May 11.   7:00pm in the Theatre.   Tickets on sale in the Accounts office- before school, at lunch and after school.  Adults $10. Students/Seniors $8.

GOLF TEAM- tournament today at Olympic View. – OUTDOOR PURSUITS CLUB- JDF Trail all Friday May  to end of Monday May 8.

AWARDS COMMITTEE -STAFF – will meet tomorrow May 4th at lunch in the Career Center.  All staff  are  invited – please bring your laptop.

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 June 2.  See Mr. Laird for details.

 ALL GRADE 12 INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS –   ISP students – there is a mandatory meeting in the International room 202 this Friday May 5,  during FOCUS.

 CAREER CENTRE- Victoria Disability Resource Centre is looking for volunteers. Students will have the opportunity to work at their reception desk, do some data inputting, money handling and some filing.  These tasks offer a great deal of experience in customer service and general office duties.    Please see Mrs. Giesbrecht if you are interested.

*Operation Trackshoes –  A sports festival for citizens of BC who have a developmental disability.  Our primary need is for counsellors.  We are looking for approximately 250 volunteers to be Operation Trackshoes counsellors. An OT counsellor is assigned to one or more competitors and provides friendship and guidance in very much the same way as a camp counsellor would. We provide all the necessary training – no special skills are needed. We always have a competitor wait list so your participation will mean that at least one additional person will be able to come to OT.

*Volunteer Opportunity:  Margaret Jenkins annual Spring Fair will be on Friday June 2 from 5-8 pm.  They are looking for  volunteers to be available from approximately 4:30-8:30 to allow for organizing and clean up.  The Fair happens on their school field (corner of Foul Bay and Fairfield).  We are looking for help with various carnival games, cupcake walk, face painting, etc.   Please see Mrs. Giesbrecht to sign up.

*Volunteer Opportunity: The Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada Walk this year will be right here in Oak Bay at Willows Beach from 12:30 to 4 pm. on May 28th.    Please go to the Career Centre to see what’s available and to sign up.

*Volunteer Opportunity:  DOGWOOD TRACK AND FIELD MEET  May 13th and 14th @ UVIC Centennial Stadium. Contact: Allison Randall  Volunteer Coordinator  250-380-9212  or

*Grade 11 students are invited to apply to a Victoria Police Department Secondary Springboard.  There are 16 seats available for our school district students to take part in the policing world through interactive demonstrations and scenario-based simulations.  This will take place on May 9th from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm at the Victoria Police Dept. 850 Caledonia Ave.  Applications are to be handed in to Mrs. Giesbrecht by May 3rd.  If you are interested please pick up an application in the Career Centre or click

 *The Oak Bay Tea Party Association is looking for volunteers on June 3rd and 4th.  Please see Mrs. Giesbrecht in the Career Centre if you are interested.  These hours are acceptable for the Grad Transition 30 hour requirement. 

GRAD 2017 – All the information you and your grads need to know about Oak Bay High Grad 2017 is available on the school website.  To access this information from the website, select “Student Info” – “Oak Bay High School Grad 2017” and then click on the appropriate grad hat.  This year we will not be emailing information to parents and students individually.  The Grad 2017 website will be updated as more information is available.