Oak Bay High School

Oak Bay High student Annika Bergemann goes for the short look to raise funds for the Canadian Cancer Society. (Christine van Reeuwyk/News Staff)

Highschool haircuts in Oak Bay raise funds for Canadian Cancer Society

Students reveal 2021 fundraising tally Friday when Tour de Rock rolls in

 

The Oak Bay marching band leads 2018 Tour de Rock riders into the Oak Bay High gym. (Black Press Media file photo)

Oak Bay High lathers up its first Cops for Cancer fundraiser of 2021

Car wash Sept. 11 will support the annual Tour de Rock fundraiser for children with cancer

 

Oak Bay High grad Mackennzie Mount, 16, is poised to pursue a career in ballet, starting a three-year intensive training program this summer. (David Cooper/Victoria Academy of Ballet)

Oak Bay teen ballerina en pointe for dance career

16-year-old finishes high school early to pursue ballet in post-secondary studies

 

Air Cadet Flight Sgt. Sophia Abad worked with junior members this summer through the Cadet Activity Program. (Capt. Tim Townley/Unit Public Affairs)

Oak Bay High senior student inspires juniors at cadet camp

Sophia Abad, 17, worked as a staff cadet at the Bay Street Armoury in Victoria

Air Cadet Flight Sgt. Sophia Abad worked with junior members this summer through the Cadet Activity Program. (Capt. Tim Townley/Unit Public Affairs)
Oak Bay Police Association Bursary recipient Lucy Balogh and family. (Evert Lindquist photo)

Oak Bay High students honoured for outstanding accomplishments

2021 marks school’s first year with two female valedictorians, second year of Nils Jensen Bursary

Oak Bay Police Association Bursary recipient Lucy Balogh and family. (Evert Lindquist photo)
Members of Oak Bay High School’s Interact Club have started a campaign to address period poverty. (Photo courtesy of Katie Bentley)

Oak Bay High School students’ campaign combatting period poverty

The fundraiser will help get menstrual products to those who can’t afford them

Members of Oak Bay High School’s Interact Club have started a campaign to address period poverty. (Photo courtesy of Katie Bentley)
Former Oak Bay High Grade 12 student Brandon Kip plays the $100,000 Steinway piano in the Dave Dunnet Theatre. (Black Press Media file photo)

Oak Bay High Alumni Association passes torch to new president

The association has given back more than $70,000 in its 16 years

Former Oak Bay High Grade 12 student Brandon Kip plays the $100,000 Steinway piano in the Dave Dunnet Theatre. (Black Press Media file photo)
Students and staff at Oak Bay High School may have been exposed to a case of COVID-19 on March 30. Contact tracing is underway. (Google Streetview/Screenshot)

COVID-19 exposure confirmed at Oak Bay High School

Potential date of exposure is March 30

Students and staff at Oak Bay High School may have been exposed to a case of COVID-19 on March 30. Contact tracing is underway. (Google Streetview/Screenshot)
Oak Bay High twins, John and Chris Horwood, reveal the school’s total fundraising amount for 2020’s Tour de Rock. (Jane Skrypnek/News Staff)

Oak Bay High raises over $51,000 for Tour de Rock despite COVID-19 restrictions

The school presented its $51,700 cheque to Tour de Rock alumni riders on Oct.2

Oak Bay High twins, John and Chris Horwood, reveal the school’s total fundraising amount for 2020’s Tour de Rock. (Jane Skrypnek/News Staff)
Filip Sprawa, centre, sews Astroturf together with the help of the nine-person crew at Oak Bay High where the replacement turf is being installed. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)

Turf replacement installed at Oak Bay High

New Astroturf will be ready for school, sports still cancelled

Filip Sprawa, centre, sews Astroturf together with the help of the nine-person crew at Oak Bay High where the replacement turf is being installed. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)
Sean Young, 19, signed a contract with Pacific FC, his first step into the Canadian Premier League for the Belmont grad. He’ll be training under head coach Pa-Modou Ka in Langford. (Courtesy of Pacific FC)

Belmont grad signs with Pacific FC

Sean Young to debut in Canadian Premier League as midfielder

Sean Young, 19, signed a contract with Pacific FC, his first step into the Canadian Premier League for the Belmont grad. He’ll be training under head coach Pa-Modou Ka in Langford. (Courtesy of Pacific FC)
Oak Bay High held a big sendoff for three retiring teachers, Keith Bulter, Denise Chow and Mike Sheffer, and the principal Randi Falls, on Friday. Each had worked at least three decades in the education system. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)

Retiring in style, Oak Bay High celebrates with big sendoff

‘I learned more than I ever taught,’ says retiring principal

Oak Bay High held a big sendoff for three retiring teachers, Keith Bulter, Denise Chow and Mike Sheffer, and the principal Randi Falls, on Friday. Each had worked at least three decades in the education system. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)
Strands of green plastic blades in a drain at Oak Bay Recreation Centre next to the turf at Oak Bay High. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)
Strands of green plastic blades in a drain at Oak Bay Recreation Centre next to the turf at Oak Bay High. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)
B.C. School Sports has made the difficult decision to suspend the spring sports season including some of the most popular school sports, women’s soccer, men’s and women’s rugby, track and field, and more. (Kyle Slavin/St. Michaels University School)

B.C. School Sports suspends spring season

Most sports seasons cancelled with some optimism for June

B.C. School Sports has made the difficult decision to suspend the spring sports season including some of the most popular school sports, women’s soccer, men’s and women’s rugby, track and field, and more. (Kyle Slavin/St. Michaels University School)
Lucas Maffia and Jaime Molins with the second all-star team trophy and most inspirational award, respectively, following their final game at the 2020 B.C. High School Basketball Championships in Langley on Saturday. (Wendy Maffia Photo)
Lucas Maffia and Jaime Molins with the second all-star team trophy and most inspirational award, respectively, following their final game at the 2020 B.C. High School Basketball Championships in Langley on Saturday. (Wendy Maffia Photo)
Oak Bay boys face Claremont in Lower Island hoops final

Oak Bay boys face Claremont in Lower Island hoops final

Bays bounce Belmont in AAAA senior boys semifinal

Oak Bay boys face Claremont in Lower Island hoops final
UVic Vikes rookie Diego Maffia has been nominated for his second straight Sport B.C. High School Male Athlete of the Year Award. (Armando Tura/UVic Vikes)

Oak Bay hoop star shortlisted for second-straight B.C. high school player of the year award

Rookie Diego Maffia and Vikes host Canada West playoff Friday at UVic

UVic Vikes rookie Diego Maffia has been nominated for his second straight Sport B.C. High School Male Athlete of the Year Award. (Armando Tura/UVic Vikes)
Grade 12 students Ethan Moore and Jaime Palamos are two of three returning players to lead the Bays senior boys basketball team in the 2020 season. Palamos is injured and will miss the fourth annual UVic Senior Boys Basketball Invitational, Dec. 28 to 30 at CARSA. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)

Bays basketball warming up with holiday tournaments

UVic Invitational high school tourney runs Dec. 28 to 29

Grade 12 students Ethan Moore and Jaime Palamos are two of three returning players to lead the Bays senior boys basketball team in the 2020 season. Palamos is injured and will miss the fourth annual UVic Senior Boys Basketball Invitational, Dec. 28 to 30 at CARSA. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)
Students from Oak Bay High’s Grade 9 science discovery class with their trivia wheel with facts about Bowker Creek. The class is the first to take over longterm restoration and maintenance of the portion of the creek behind the new school. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)

Oak Bay High students take over Bowker restoration

Students will lead restoration, maintenance for portion of Bowker Creek

Students from Oak Bay High’s Grade 9 science discovery class with their trivia wheel with facts about Bowker Creek. The class is the first to take over longterm restoration and maintenance of the portion of the creek behind the new school. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)
Oak Bay High School students during a dress rehearsal for their 2019 performance of Mary Poppins. (Jesse Laufer / News Staff)

Chim Chim Cher‑ee! Mary Poppins is coming to Oak Bay High

Mary Poppins opens Friday, Feb. 22, at the Dave Dunnet theatre

Oak Bay High School students during a dress rehearsal for their 2019 performance of Mary Poppins. (Jesse Laufer / News Staff)