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Wednesday Dec 14 News

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Wednesday Dec 14 News
by Andrea Martin - Wednesday, 14 December 2016, 10:16 AM
Wednesday December 14, 2016

Last Day to Drop Classes

Reminder to all students that this FRIDAY is the last day to drop classes to avoid receiving an “F” on a report card.  Course drop forms are available in the Career Centre.  They must be signed by a parent and returned to the office before the end of Friday.

Spartan Wear Clearout
All this week, we will be selling Spartan Wear before school in the Student Lounge (at Mr. Pereira's Help Desk). This is a clearance sale of our remaining stock. All hoodies and sweat pants will be sold for $20. Limited stock is left for sizes; there are only XXL hoodies left, and there are no S or M sweat pants left.  Please bring correct change: cash or cheque.

Free Royals Tickets
We have a large number of free tickets to see the Victoria Royals vs Prince George hockey games on Tuesday Dec 27 and Wednesday Dec 28.  To qualify for the tickets, the user must be 14 years or younger, and must be accompanied by at least one adult at the game.  Please come by the office to pick up tickets if you are interested!

Xmas Door Decorating Winners
It was a bit of a struggle picking the best two doors out of the participating creations, but the winners are:
Rooms #302 (Ms Stokes) and #321 (Ms Langdon)!  Yay!  Honourable mentions are also given to: rooms #322 (Ms Stover) and #323 (Ms Tong).  Pizza prizes will be arriving for the two winning classes in time for lunch TODAY.

Toys For Teens – Claremont Edition

Block 1 classes will continue to collect gift cards for teenagers until this THURSDAY.  Whichever class raises the most value on their gift cards will win and get a chance to appear on the Zone 91.3 Toy Drive show on Friday, Dec 16th in Block 1 and make the donation on behalf of the school.  

“10,000 Tonight” Event
This THURSDAY, December 15th from 5:30 to 8:30pm Claremont students, parents, alumni and teachers will be going out into different parts of the community to collect canned foods and non-perishable food items to give back to the less fortunate. We hope to see you participate in this important event and show our community you care. To join “10,000 Tonight”, come to the lounge any day at lunch time and sign up. See Mr. Plant or a Senior Leadership student for more info.

Warm Clothing Drive
YCI is  still collecting warm clothes for the Victoria youth shelter until THURSDAY. If you find yourself with spare or outgrown clothes, they would be much appreciated by people less fortunate. Thanks to all those who helped fill our box last week; maybe we can fill it again this week!

Knitters Club – Popcorn Fundraiser

The Knitters For Charity Club will be selling Kernels Popcorn again TOMORROW (Thursday) at lunch in the student lounge.  Individual packages of flavoured popcorn will be sold for $2. All proceeds will be donated to a clothing drive to support Victoria's homeless this winter.

Festive Events – Holiday Week

Student Government continues with their festive events all this week.
Candy Grams will be sold TODAY and THURSDAY at lunch in the student lounge.  $1 each.  Send a sweet thought to your friends. Proceeds will go to the Zone 91.3 Toy Drive.
TODAY – Let's see all of those Ugly Sweaters in the contest at lunch in the student lounge today.
THURSDAY – 'Human Christmas Tree' contest at lunch in the student lounge.
FRIDAY – Santa Hat Day: wear a Santa hat, elf hat, or reindeer antlers!
FRIDAY – Candy Grams will be delivered!!!

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Volunteer Opportunity

There are still lots of volunteers needed for the BC Aviation Museum Kids Fest, December 28 and 29, from 11:00 - 3:00 !  This is a very popular event for families during the holidays and they need help with flight simulators, games & crafts , decorating airplane cookies, flying drones and other fun stuff! Visit the Career Centre for more information.

GRAD 2017
Dry Grad Fundraiser: Thrifty Foods Cards

Thrifty Foods cards are now available!  Please support Dry Grad by shopping with one of our cards!  Please start now so your holiday grocery shopping (and beyond) will be included.  Contact Kari at 250-415-7948 or by email at kari.erickson@gov.bc.ca

Dry Grad
Another way to support Dry Grad is for your business to sponsor some of the entertainment, and take the write-off!  Contact Marlene and Lori at claremontdrygrad@gmail.com for details.

Everyone is welcome at our Dry Grad Committee meetings.  Come and see how you can get involved!  The next meetings are Tuesday January 17 and Tuesday March 14 at 7:00 in the Claremont Learning Commons.
See our page for more info on the Claremont School Website under the Parents tab (All Night Dry Grad).

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