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Wednesday Nov 9 News

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Wednesday Nov 9 News
by Andrea Martin - Wednesday, 9 November 2016, 9:45 AM

Wednesday November 9, 2016

Remembrance Day Assemblies

This THURSDAY, Claremont will dedicate blocks 1 and 2 for our Remembrance Day assemblies.  Poppies will be available from the Royal Canadian Legion.  Please wear a poppy proudly and bring a donation for the Legion Poppy Fund to honour and support our veterans.

Reminder to ALL students who are participating in our Remembrance Day ceremonies, there will be a mandatory dress rehearsal in the theatre on THURSDAY at 8:00AM.  See Mr. Westhaver or Mrs. Wadsworth for more info. 

Spartan Key Chains & iPhone Cases
Come and get your Claremont swag that's been printed on a student's 3D printer!  Braiden has Spartan key chains and iPhone cases representing most sports and activities at the school.  The key chains are only $5 and the iPhone cases are $10, with proceeds going to Grad 2017.  Braiden will be selling them at lunch every day this week in the Student Lounge.

LGBTQ2 Youth Conference
If you are interested in attending the LGBTQ2 Youth Conference or would like to know more about it, please see Ms. Gordon-Cooper before the end of Wednesday.

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

Trades Exploration Program
Seats are still available for the Trades Exploration Program in Semester 2.  This program is run in partnership with Camosun College and could lead to fully paid tuition towards a career in a trade.  See Mr. Arsenault for all the information to sign-up!

Peer Tutoring
Peer Tutors will be available for help on TUESDAYS and THURSDAYS at lunch in Mr. Belvedere's room (room 134).  Please check in at the start of lunch.
Tuesdays: Math and Science
Thursdays: Math, Science English

No news today.

Sr Girls Volleyball Results

The senior girls volleyball team placed fourth at the Lower Island Championships last night.  The team played some of their best volleyball of the season against provincially ranked Belmont, but couldn't pull out the win.  The Spartans will continue their season next week at the Island Championships at Mt. Doug Friday and Saturday.

Job Opportunities

If you are thinking about getting a part-time job, Walmart Supercentre is currently looking to hire staff for various positions: cashiers, stocking positions, and store standards (cart pushers). Visit the Career Centre for the on-line application information.

Alert First Aid Training
Last chance to register for the First Aid Training with CPR and AED, MONDAY Nov. 14th at the SHOAL Centre in SIdney. 8:45- 4:00.  A First Aid certificate is a great asset to include with most job applications.  Visit the Career Centre for  contact information to sign up.

Volunteer Opportunities
Sidney's Saint Paul’s Church Annual Advent Festival is on November 25, 5:00 to 8:00 pm.  Volunteers are needed to help with: support preparing and serving international foods, set up and clean up. Learn to use a commercial dishwasher.  Visit the Career Centre for more information.

Are you interested in Science, Astronomy or Astrophysics?  The Dominion Astrophysical Observatory is hosting a volunteer information and appreciation evening on Friday, November 18th at 7:00 pm.  Come to meet other volunteers, board members and people generally interested in STEM careers and research!  Visit the Career Centre to find out how to reserve free tickets for this great opportunity!

GRAD 2017
Winter Gala

Class of 2017: Your Winter Gala is on December 8th.  Tickets go on sale starting TODAY in the second half of lunch in the Student Lounge.  Tickets are $50 for a fun & festive evening that includes a full dinner and dance.

Grad Clothing Order
Grad Clothing order forms are due by November 18th in the accounting office.  To pick up an order form, please see Mrs. Marshall.

Pizza Lunch

For all International Students: there will be a pizza lunch this TUESDAY Nov 15 in the big gym.

Bus Passes
For International students who have registered to ride the school bus: Brenda has your school bus pass.  Come to her office to pick it up.

Vancouver Trip – Forms Due TODAY
If you are an International student going on the Vancouver day trip, your permission form is due to Brenda by the end of TODAY.