Thursday June 2, 2016
Successful Healthy Humans Project
The Healthy Humans performances were a great success this week--thanks to the year-long drama students who created and performed 9 original pieces. The Monday evening performance raised over $300 for the Island Sexual Health organization!!
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.
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.
Law 12 Trial
Come watch the Law 12's criminal trial of Rachelle Kennedy, continuing TODAY and FRIDAY in block 4, after lunch, in the Learning Commons.
Night of Dance
There will be two Night of Dance shows on Tuesday June 14th & Wednesday June 15th. Both show are at 7pm, doors open @ 6:30pm. Tickets go on sale MONDAY June 6th. See Mr. Danyluk or Ms White in the dance studio for tickets. $5 for Claremont students, $10 for all others. Get them fast, they go quickly!
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
*Recreational Leadership 11
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 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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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 TODAY at noon to the main office. Details are on the Scholarship page of the Claremont website.
Graduation is fast approaching and the parents involved in the Dry Grad Committee are working hard to make the night a success. We’d like to take this opportunity to reach out and ask for parent help and support. If you haven’t already done so we encourage you to click on our volunteer sign-up link; you will see time slots for all kinds of jobs – consider coming as a team; dad can help set up while mom helps decorate! We encourage all parents, guardians and extended family members to help out wherever possible.
As a fund-raising initiative, we have Thrifty Food cards; which are available at the school office. If you own or operate a business or know of someone who would like to make a corporate donation of either products or services, please contact us - we welcome and appreciate your generosity. If you would like to make a cash donation, please note that 100% of all donations will be applied to prizes for the grads. Cheques may be made payable to ‘Claremont Grad All Nite’ and left at the school office.
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Thursday June 2 News