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Friday May 13 News

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Friday May 13 News
by Andrea Martin - Friday, 13 May 2016, 9:52 AM

Friday May 13, 2016

Best Buddies Exchange

For all participants in the Best Buddies Exchange: there is an important meeting TODAY at lunch in room 235 (Centre computer lab.)  We need all participants there.

Summer Session: Recreational Leadership
Any students interested in the Recreational Leadership course this July should attend a meeting TODAY at lunch in the big gym. This is the class that runs Little Spartans Summer Camps. See Mr. Ohl for more information.

Royal Oak Middle School – 150th Anniversary

ROMS is celebrating 150 years of educating students in our community.  Alumni, former faculty and staff, all School District 63 employees, and members of the community are invited to attend the Official Ceremonies at ROMS TOMORROW (Saturday May 14th) from 2:00 - 4:00 pm.  Come join the celebration to view the unveiling of a commemorative plaque, the blessing of our First Nations Welcome Pole, viewing of school historical artifacts, a video presentation, as well as many other special events.  The admin and staff would love to see past students drop in.

IGS 12 Survivor
Come play Survivor next week! MONDAY through FRIDAY, meet in the lounge at lunch.  We need teams of 3 people; the first 10 teams will play.  Bring $6 per team on MONDAY.

Do you like food trucks and sitting in the sun all day?  Well so does IGS 10!!  Come and celebrate Claremont's 7th annual cc350 on June 3rd!!  It is a bike relay to raise awareness for carbon emissions.  Grab a group of friends and come ride with us.  Team registration will be starting soon.

Musical Theatre – Crazy For You
Starting next week, the Claremont Musical Theatre program will be presenting “Crazy for You” at the Ridge Theatre. This show is a fun musical comedy featuring classic Gershwin songs.  Come see the many talents of our Claremont cast and crew!!  Shows run May 18-21 and May 25-28 @ 7:00 pm.  Tickets are on sale at the accounting office:  $12.50 for students/seniors, $15.00 for adults. Plan ahead – this show will be a hit!!

Battery Recycling Campaign Continues
The battery recycling campaign is continuing!  TODAY and each FRIDAY in May, the IGS Hero Project will be collecting old batteries outside of the lounge during lunch time.  2 billion people worldwide are affected and nearly 450,000 children die every year from complications associated with zinc deficiency. Every AA battery contains the amount of zinc needed to save the lives of six children. Let's make a difference, Claremont!!

Love is Love Conference
Lambrick Park Secondary is hosting the second annual city-wide Love is Love Conference on FRIDAY, May 20th.  Students interested in attending this conference MUST come get an information and field-trip form from Ms. Gordon-Cooper.  

Summer Session Courses
Applications are available for the following Summer Session courses:
  *Social Studies 11
  *English 11
  *Biology 11
  *Chemistry 11
  *Physics 11
  *Pre-Calculus 11
  *Recreational Leadership 11
  *Law 12

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Saanich Police Volunteering Program

Students who have application forms for the Saanich Police Volunteering Program, please bring your completed application back to the Career Centre as soon as possible!  Application submission deadline is coming up soon!

GRAD 2016
Bursary Available

There is a new $750 bursary available and the one-page writeup is due TODAY at the office. More info can be found on the scholarship page.

Year End Celebration BBQ
For all International students:  Please let Brenda know, as soon as possible,  if you are attending the International Year-End Celebration BBQ on June 1st.

Check Brenda's board every day for news.