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Wednesday Oct 5 News

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Wednesday Oct 5 News
by Andrea Martin - Wednesday, 5 October 2016, 10:05 AM

Wednesday October 5, 2016

Peer Tutors

All students interested in being academic peer tutors: please meet TODAY at the start of lunch in computer lab 225.  See Ms Giese is you can't attend.


There is a message in the office for:  Elise Neufeld,  Ayla Pearson, and Paige Cumming.

School Photos
If you did not pick up your school photos and student cards in home room last week, they can be picked up in the office.

Summit at the Pier
Students who attended the Summit on the Pier, please attend a brief meeting TODAY  right after school is room 200.  Please see Mrs. Wadsworth or Ms. Fischbach for more information.

Claremont Reads Winner
Congratulations Castor Nielsen!  Please come by the Learning Commons to pick up your gift card prize.

Math Contest Sign-Up
If you are interested in writing any of the Math Contests this year, any grade, you must go see Mr. Paananen in Room 133 to sign up by this FRIDAY.

Cops For Cancer
TOMORROW 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:  We will be shaving heads and waxing legs of brave students at lunch time in the lounge.
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.  Presently,  Ms Tong's class is in the lead, Mr Ohl's class is second, and Ms Taylor's class is third.  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 Cllimb (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.

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Senior Girls Volleyball Results

The senior girls volleyball team lost two tough matches last night in the big gym.  The girls would like to thank all of the staff and students that made the effort to cheer on the team.  The Spartans play again this weekend in the Camosun Tournament.  We hope to see you there.

Volunteer Opportunity
The Cordova Bay Elementary School is looking for volunteers to help out at their Halloween Hoot and Howl fun night on Friday, October 28th, from 6:00-9:00 pm.  Volunteers are needed to run game stations like the Bean Bag Toss, and Go Fishing, or face painting!  They are also hoping a team of students could also create a Haunted House for the little ones!  Please visit the Career Centre for the contact info if you would like to help out.  Boo!

Training Opportunities
FoodSafe:  October 21, 8:45 - 4:00.  $50.00 - payment due October 17th.
First Aid  with CPR + AED:  November 14, 8:45 - 4:00.  $50.00
Alert Emergency First Aid with CPR "C" + AED:  November 14, 8:45 - 4:00.  $50.00
All training being offered at the SHOAL Centre in Sidney.   Visit the Career Centre for more info.

Job Opportunities
Several short-term outside yard work jobs are available.  Pay range is from $12.00 to $15.00 per hour.  Please visit the Career Centre for more information.

GRAD 2016
Grad Meeting

There is a very important grad meeting TODAY 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 tomorrow. 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!

Whistler Trip

Whistler packages are due this THURSDAY, October 6th, to Brenda.