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Monday Oct 3 News

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Monday Oct 3 News
by Andrea Martin - Monday, 3 October 2016, 10:14 AM

Monday October 3, 2016

Best Buddies – Peer Buddies Only

Peer Buddies only meet TODAY at lunch in room 312.  If you're interested in being a peer buddy for a student with disabilities, this is a good meeting to find out  more.


A cell phone was found on Friday.  Please come to the office to claim it.

A blue “Vikes Nation” draw string bag containing rugby gear was lost in the school on Friday.  If you know its whereabouts, please come to the office.

Blood Drive
Reminder to donors that the blood drive is TODAY .  Check your appointment time outside the Learning Commons and bring picture ID with you on Monday to your appointment. We still have some appointment times available.

Cops For Cancer
This THURSDAY the Tour de Rock riders are coming to visit Claremont and we're doing our best to raise $11,000 for Cops for Cancer, beating last year's total by 10%!!!  Thanks to the hard work of our Leadership 11/12 class students; all week you'll see lots of fun things going on in the school, all in the name of raising funds for our Cops for Cancer visit!

TODAY: Bake sale and popcorn sale at lunch in the student lounge.  Bake sale goodies $1, popcorn either $1 or $2.
TUESDAY:  Grade 12s are being auctioned off at lunch in the Theatre for this Friday's MINIONS day.  Each grade 12 who volunteers to be a Minion will spend time with their “Gru” on Friday: bring lunch, help them throughout the day and eat lunch together.  Minimum bid per grad minion will be $5.  Grads who wish to be minions, please see the Grad Facebook Page for info.  
WEDNESDAY:  We will be shaving heads and waxing legs of brave students at lunch time in the lounge, all in the name of supporting Cops for Cancer.
THURSDAY:  The big day!  We welcome the Tour de Rock riders to Claremont at 12:00 noon.  We will have an altered bell schedule and a grade assembly, performance by the dance classes, the inaugural Claremont Climb race from Cordova Bay,  as well as STAFF head-shavings and leg-waxings.  
FRIDAY:  Minion Day!  Grade 12s will be making lunches and serving their "GRU".

All of this is in addition to the Block 2 fund-raising challenge, which is still being led by Mr. Plant's class!!! The last day for Block 2 donations is THURSDAY!  If you have a block 2 study block, there is a donation box in the office!

Claremont Climb
Any runner interested in competing in this Thursday's CLAREMONT CLIMB (during the Cops for Cancer ceremony) should see Mr. Plant or Mr. Nelson this week BEFORE Thursday. This race will see the fastest female and male runners crowned champions after racing from Cordova Bay up to Claremont.

Math Club Meeting Today

There is a math club meeting TODAY at lunch in Room 133 for grade 9s and Room 130 for grades 10-12.   New members are always welcome.

Clubs Showcase
Ever wonder which Clubs are at Claremont?  On TUESDAY (tomorrow) at lunch, come to the Learning Commons  to check out our Clubs Showcase!  We have many clubs to offer!  Sign up and join one!

No news today.

Field Hockey Club

Field Hockey club meets TODAY after school.  Please check in with Ms. Taylor at lunch if you are able to participate today.

No news today.

GRAD 2016
Grad Meeting

There is a very important grad meeting this WEDNESDAY at lunch in room 303 - voting will be done so please don't miss it if you want your vote to count.  See you then!

Grad Portraits
Grad Portrait appointments start this week on October 6th. You need to book your appointment now by going onto the Lifetouch website:  www.lifetouch.ca/victoria.  Photo brochures are available in the office. Don’t put this off, because the appointments book up quickly!

No news today.

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