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Tuesday May 31 News

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Tuesday May 31 News
by Andrea Martin - Tuesday, 31 May 2016, 11:06 AM

Tuesday May 31, 2016

Course Drop Deadline

Just a reminder that this FRIDAY June 3 is the drop date for courses. If you drop after this date, it will show as an 'F' on report cards. Please fill out a course drop sheet at the Career Centre. You must have both parent and teacher signatures.

Science Department News
Nicolas Fedrigo (grade 9) recently returned from Montreal where he earned a bronze medal for his age group at the Canada Wide Science Fair.   Jai Pereira and Ford Smith (both grade 11) have been awarded two of the four prestigious cancer research summer internship positions at the Deeley Cancer Research Centre.  They will spend the summer doing front-line cancer research and will receive $3000 scholarships.  Congratulations to all three students on your exciting accomplishments

Spring Music BBQ Cafe
If you are a hidden musician that would like to perform next TUESDAY night (June 7th) at the Spring Cafe, come sign up on the band room door and perform for Mrs. English at lunch on Monday.  The BBQ cafe will be outside the lounge area on June 7th at 6pm; come have a hamburger, chips and pop for $10 and listen to Music entertainment.

Lunch Box Theatre
Come back to the Ridge TODAY and TOMORROW at lunch to see three new plays the Year-Long Drama classes have been working on.  Admission is FREE!  These lunch-time performances showcase student-created work that shine a light on topics of healthy human relationships.  Shows will start at 12 sharp today and 11:45 tomorrow.

Law 12 Trial
Come watch the Law 12's criminal trial of Rachelle Kennedy this week on WEDNESDAY- FRIDAY (June 1st, 2nd, and 3rd ) in block 4, after lunch, in the Learning Commons.

cc350 – Friday June 3
This year marks the 7th anniversary of the cc350. This yearly event is an initiative run by students to raise awareness and money for climate change initiatives. Students and community members will ride bikes 350 times around the track in teams for a total of 112 km, beginning at 9am and continuing throughout the day as well as music.   
There will be three food trucks here as well: Wanna Waffle, The Mexican Food Truck and Juma (a locally sourced sustainable food company).  Come and join us as our students take on the biggest challenge of our time.

Summer Session – Recreation Leadership
Are you interested in working with elementary aged students? Do you know that the summer session "Recreational Leadership" course runs Little Spartans Summer camps during the first 3 weeks of July and students get paid?  Rec Leadership students last year made $350 and this year looks like it will be more!  There is still room in the Rec Leadership summer course. If you are interested please see Mr Ohl ASAP.

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

Road Hockey Charity Event
Calling all hockey players!!  The third annual Seaside “Taking it To The Street” is a road hockey charity event in collaboration with the Help Fill A Dream Foundation, being held at the Mary Winspear Centre (Sidney) on SATURDAY June 11th.  This event is looking for teams (of up to 10 players).  The organizers are hoping to have a youth team from each secondary school in the Saanich School District (Parkland has already entered a team).  To register a team, contact Help Fill A Dream @ 250-382-3135,  Team entry fee is $150.  Help Fill A Dream Foundation provides services & supports to Vancouver Island children who are facing life-threatening conditions by fulfilling their Dreams.  You can be a Dream Maker!

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Job Opportunity

University First Class Painters is looking to hire a fresh new team of marketers! This is a clean job with schedules that allow for work after school.  $12 per hour.  Visit the Career Centre for more details.

GRAD 2016
Slide Show Photos

Grads:  if you submitted photos for your grad slide show, they are ready to be picked up in the office.  Please make sure you come get them so they can be returned to your photo albums.

Saanich Teachers' Assn Award
Reminder: the Saanich Teachers' Association has a $500 award available for students pursuing post secondary education in an Education related field.  Applications are due this THURSDAY June 2 at noon to the main office.  Details are on the Scholarship page of the Claremont website.

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