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Thursday Nov 24 News

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Thursday Nov 24 News
by Andrea Martin - Thursday, 24 November 2016, 10:24 AM

Thursday November 24, 2016

Vimy Ridge Trip

All students going to Vimy Ridge in April: please attend a meeting TODAY at lunch in room 327.


A set of keys on a Grad 2017 lanyard has been found.  Please come to the office to claim it.

Parent-Teacher Conferences
Parent Teacher Conferences will be held at Claremont TONIGHT from 5:00 – 7:00 pm. This is a reminder that there will be an early dismissal; block 4 will end at 2:28. The class schedule is posted around the school and on the Claremont website.

IGS 12
All IGS 12 students: you need to register for the dual credit Geo100 course for second semester.  This FRIDAY at lunch, go to the computer lab in room 225 to register.  Any other students wanting to take this exciting course, see Mr Gardner in room 327 as soon as possible.

Friday Night Lights
TOMORROW, Claremont will once again host a Friday Night Lights Field Lacrosse game at UVic on the artificial turf at 7:30pm. This annual tradition will see our Senior Boys lacrosse team take on the Washington state powerhouse Mercer Island.  Claremont, we want you to come down and cheer on our team and raise some money for KidsSport, a charity that allows underprivileged children to participate in organized sports. Tickets are $2 in advance and $5 at the door.  Tickets are on sale each day at lunch at the Theatre Box Office in the main hall. Come show your spirit!  The Claremont dancers will be there, we'll have a concession and our mascot will be there to raise spirits!  Let's show the team our Spartan Pride and come out to watch!!

Report Cards
If you did not pick up your report card yet, they are available in the office.

Bus Cards
A large number of new bus cards have arrived.  If you have been waiting for your bus card, please come to the office.

Peer Tutoring
Just a reminder that we have drop-in Peer Tutoring on TUESDAYS and THURSDAYS at lunch in Math Room 134. Please check in within the first 10 minutes of lunch to receive help.

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Junior Girl's 'B' Team Basketball

Jr Girl's 'B' bball – Practice is TODAY after school at 2:35 (early closure day). Please see Mrs. Taylor or Mrs. Harris  if you cannot be there.

Fundraiser for Sr Boys Volleyball
Colourful Claremont Volleyball Stickers are here and for sale!  The Sr. Boys Volleyball Team is selling these stickers for an affordable $2 to help raise funds to go to BC's.  If you would like to purchase a sticker, see Mr. Ryan at lunch, before or after school in the PE office.

Grad Transition

Class of 2017: we have received 31 completed Grad Transitions out of a possible 300+ from you.  Don't forget!  Grad Transition is a GRAD REQUIREMENT and includes: 30-Hour Work/Volunteer Experience, Daily Physical Activity Log and a Grad Interview.  GT tracking forms are available from the Career Centre. Return the completed forms as soon as possible to complete your Grad Transition.

New Career Centre
If you don't already know, the Career Centre is now up and running at its new location in the old centre computer lab room 235!  Stop by to check out the latest job and volunteer postings, and information on all the post secondary career path possibilities!  See Mr. Arsenault to find out more about trade and apprenticeship options and dual credit program opportunities.

Job Opportunity
A local family is looking to hire a French-speaking student for babysitting 1 or 2 times per week for approx. 2 hours after school. Please see Mrs. Rhodes in the Career Centre for contact information.  Merci!

Volunteer Opportunity
Sidney's Saint Paul’s Church Annual Advent Festival, FRIDAY 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.

GRAD 2017
Junior Girl's 'B' Team Basketball

Jr Girl's 'B' bball – Practice is TODAY after school at 2:35 (early closure day). Please see Mrs. Taylor or Mrs. Harris  if you cannot be there.

Last Chance to Order – Poinsettias, Wreaths & Planters
The Claremont Dry Grad is selling beautiful holiday poinsettias, wreaths, and table top planters starting at only $15.  Order forms were handed out with report cards, but even better, you can order easily online right now at claremontdrygrad.growingsmilesfundraising.com.  Last day to order is this Friday (if you are paying by cheque/cash), or this Sunday (if you are paying on line)!"   

Holiday Cookie Decorating

Attention all international students: come and join us TODAY after school in the Learning Commons to celebrate the holidays with some hot chocolate, music and cookie decorating!

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