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Thursday Oct 27 News

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Thursday Oct 27 News
by Andrea Martin - Thursday, 27 October 2016, 9:58 AM

Thursday October 27, 2016

Europe Trip 2017

All students going to Europe in April please meet TODAY at lunch in room 327.  If you are still interested, please attend the meeting as there are only 2 spots left.

AP Courses Second Semester
For students who are taking AP Biology in second semester, there is an important meeting TODAY at lunch in computer lab 225.


We still have an IPod and a wallet that were found.  Please come to the office to claim them.

Peer Tutoring
If you are a student in need of some extra support with your academic classes, please contact Ms. Giese in the counselling office for Peer Tutor options.

IGS 12
All students registered for IGS12 in the 2nd semester: please attend an important meeting on FRIDAY at lunch in room 264.

Please help children worldwide by donating spare change from now until Halloween into the UNICEF boxes found in all your teachers' classrooms. Every little bit can add up to a lot. Last year we raised $300 in change!

Grade 9's – Take Our Kids To Work Day
Next WEDNESDAY, November 2nd is Take Our Kids to Work Day!  This day is an opportunity for Grade 9 students to go to work with a parent, relative, friend or neighbour to observe a day in their work place.  Mr. Arsenault will be distributing information and consent forms to all block 1 grade 9 classes. If you miss getting one of these forms, you can pick one up from the Career Centre!

School Photos
There are school photos and student I.D. cards in the office for many students. Please pick them up.

Post Secondary Institutions of BC Event
This year's Post Secondary Institutions of BC Event will be hosted by Parkland Secondary School TONIGHT 6:00 to 7:30 pm.  This will be a mini-fair format with recruiters and advisors on hand to present their university or college information.  This event is free; all parents & students welcome.

No news today.

Halloween Week: Oct 24-31

Halloween week continues!
TODAY – Come by the theatre at lunch to watch the movie: Halloween Town.
FRIDAY  – Funky Hat Day.  Get creative!
MONDAY 31st – Halloween costume contest at lunch in the gym.  Note:  School Policy this year is that there will be NO CLOWN COSTUMES PERMITTED due to recent events in the news of clown-related threats of violence.

Junior Girls Basketball

For all grade 9 and 10 girls who are wanting to play Junior Girls Basketball: there is a brief but very important meeting TODAY at lunch in the small gym.  We want to determine tryout dates and avoid conflicts with volleyball and other sports.  See Mr Reisig if you have any questions

Sr. Boys Volleyball Results
Congrats to the Sr. Boys Volleyball Team who went undefeated in league last night at Lambrick Park.  The Spartans defeated St. Michaels 25-19, 25-19, Belmont 25-16, 25-18 and Lambrick Park 25-16, 25-22.

Ryerson University Visit

Mark your calendars and set your alarms for next TUESDAY, November 1st, if you are interested in learning more about Ryerson University!  A representative will be at Claremont bright and early at 8:30 a.m. in the Student Lounge.  Check it out!

UVic Visit
Mark your calendars for the University of Victoria visit at Claremont  on WEDNESDAY, November 2nd, at 2:55 pm in the Learning Commons.  A representative will be here to present information about programs and admissions. 

GRAD 2016
No news today.

Halloween Scavenger Hunt

For all International Students: come and join your fellow international students for an International Student Scavenger Hunt this FRIDAY right after school from 2:50- 3:30/45.  Meet in the Learning Commons.  Sign up on Brenda's board so we know numbers. If you have any questions, please ask Ms. Heppell

Vancouver Trip
The Vancouver day trip for International students is November 23rd.  Get your permission form from Brenda's door.  Completed packages are due on Wednesday, November 9th.

Check Brenda's board every day for news.