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Tuesday Oct 18 News

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Tuesday Oct 18 News
by Andrea Martin - Tuesday, 18 October 2016, 10:50 AM

Tuesday October 18, 2016

ROMS Halloween Night

If you would like to be a part of the ROMS Halloween nights this year, come to the theatre TODAY at lunch and hear about this amazing community event that needs your help!  See Mr. Plant for details.

Bus Passes

If you have registered to ride the school bus, please come to the office to pick up your new bus pass.

Photo Retakes
If you missed our first photo day, or if you need retakes, Photo Retake Day is this WEDNESDAY Oct 19 in block 1.  Change of location: the photos will be taken in room 215 (the new renovated 215).  Every student in grades 9-12 needs a photo taken for ID purposes, whether or not you wish to buy photos.  If you are getting retakes, you need to give your full original photo package and student card to the photographer.  Picture order forms are in the office.

October PAC Meeting
The next Claremont PAC Meeting is TONIGHT @ 7:00 p.m. in the Learning Commons  Principal Peter Westhaver is looking forward in meeting as many parents as possible at this meeting.  He is also seeking parent support to take on a role with the PAC Executive.  Currently all positions are open, with the exception of Treasurer (thank you Lynda Mason).  Please make note of the agenda below.
1.   Welcome and Introduction
2.   Approval of June 2016 minutes
3.   Approval of October agenda
4.   Executive Elections
5.   Principal’s Report – Peter Westhaver
6.   Student Council Report
7.   President’s Report
8.   Treasurer’s Report – Lynda Mason
9.   New Business
10. Adjournment

Krispy Kreme Donuts
One more fundraiser for the Sr Girls Bball team and their trip to Hawaii:  Krispy Kreme donuts will be on sale THURSDAY at lunch.  A dozen for $10 or $1 each.

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Halloween Week

Halloween is coming up quickly and the Student Government has some fun activities planned for Claremont.

MONDAY 24th  – Black-Out Monday.  Everyone, wear black!!
TUESDAY 25th – Halloween Lip Sync at lunch in the theatre.  Sign-up sheet is posted on the theatre door.
WEDNESDYAY 26th  – Mummy Wrap Contest at lunch in the lounge.
THURSDAY 27th  – Movie at lunch in the theatre (Halloween Town).
FRIDAY 28th  – Funky Hat Day.  Get creative!
MONDAY 31st – Halloween costume contest at lunch in the gym.

BasketBall Practices/Tryouts This Week

Sr Boys - practices are TUESDAY 7:15-9:00 and SUNDAY 6:15-8:00
Jr Boys A team (team list posted by PE office late Tuesday) - practice THURSDAY 7:00-9:00.  
Jr Boys B team - will start practice/tryouts in the next 2 weeks
All Girls - open gym will be WEDNESDAY 5:30-7:15.

Food Safe and First Aid Training

Due to the popularity of the upcoming Food Safe and First Aid training sessions at the SHOAL Centre, a rep from Beacon Community Services will be at Claremont TOMORROW (Wednesday) at lunch for sign-ups and to collect the session fee.  Those wanting to to take the Oct. 21st Food Safe, or the Nov. 14th First Aid Training should come to the Career Centre at lunch on Wednesday to sign up and pay!

Volunteer Opportunity
The SHOAL Centre in Sidney needs volunteers to help make gift tags out of old Christmas cards for their Christmas Craft Fair!  Come help out this SATURDAY, October 22nd, 11:00 -1:00 pm.  Everyone is welcome!   Visit the Career Centre for contact information.

Fall SAT Prep Courses
If you are interested in applying to an American university, it is likely that you will need to write a standardized test, and you can choose to write either/both the SAT or ACT.  An SAT prep course will be offered this fall at St. Michael's University School.  These are comprehensive courses that give students a solid overview of all the content, teach exclusive strategies to tackle each section, and ensure students are confident and well-prepared with extensive in-class practice.  For more information, please visit the Career Centre.

GRAD 2016
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Pizza Lunch

For all International students: there is a Pizza Lunch TODAY in the big gym.

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