Wednesday February 1, 2017
Return Your Books!
All outstanding textbooks from semester 1 must be returned to the Learning Commons ASAP. You will not be able to sign out new textbooks until they are returned. Questions? Please see Mr. Parker in the Learning Commons.
Please Show I.D. in the Learning Commons
When checking out materials at the Learning Commons, please bring your student picture I.D. This makes check-outs quicker, and more accurate. Your parents or friends may know who you are, but the new Library Tech, Mr Parker, does not. Acceptable I.D. includes your Student Card and School Bus Pass, each of which has your picture on it. Thank you for your help in this matter.
Congratulations to Tsu-Hao Liu; you have won Claremont Reads for January! Please come by the Learning Commons to pick up your prize.
A student has lost a small purple Coach purse, with I.D. in it. If you have come across this little purse, please help out your fellow student and bring it to the office.
There are two math contests coming up and there are still spots available. The AMC10 and AMC12 are on TUESDAY (date correction), February 7th in Block 1 in room 215. The Pascal. Cayley, and Fermat contests (which are for grades 9, 10 and 11) are on TUESDAY, February 28th in Block 1. Sign-up sheets are on the bulletin board outside room 133. See Mr. Skanks or Mr. Paananen if you have any questions.
Claremont's Year-Long Drama presents the play “Up The Down Staircase,” running Feb 8, 10, 11 and Feb 15-18 at 7:30pm (and Feb 9th at 8:00pm to accommodate our Open House). This play is both funny and insightful; it tells the tale of a new teacher coming into an inner-city school in 1959, where she is full of hope and the desire to make things better, but finds that making change is never easy. Tickets are $7.50 at the door (no pre-sales).
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Jr. B Girl's Basketball
There will be a Jr. B Girl's Basketball team meeting TODAY at lunch in the small gym to sort out rides to our 5:45 game at SMU.
Boys rugby practices start this week. If you are interested in playing on either the Junior or Senior Boys rugby teams, you should be attending practices this week after school on the main field. No experience required, and regular PE strip will be fine for this week. Practices will run for an hour and half after school TODAY and THURSDAY. Please contact Mr. Ohl or Mr. Belvedere for more info.
Hoping to find a job for the summer? Mark your calendar for the upcoming Job Fair at the Shoal Centre in Sidney, on FRIDAY February 24 (Pro-D Day) from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Register early and win! Visit the Career Centre for more information and a list of participating employers.
Final exams are done, so now it's time to focus on completing your Grad Transition! Very few grade 12s have completed and submitted their GT forms so far. Remember that Grad Transition is a Grad requirement - you cannot graduate without it! Please get your GT forms from the Career Centre and complete them while you have your choice of who to do your interview with. If you wait too late, formal GT interviews will be scheduled for you.
Parents/Guardians: If time is a barrier to getting involved with Dry Grad, maybe you or your business would like to make a donation or sponsor some of the entertainment! Receipts will be issued for tax write-off purposes and businesses will get acknowledged in the TC and Saanich News in late June, on our website, and in the school's Announcements.
Donations of PRIZES the Grads can win at Dry Grad are also gratefully accepted!
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We are grateful to be acknowledging our first Entertainment Sponsor! Iron Bell Fitness has sponsored the Photo Booth for Dry Grad 2017! Iron Bell Fitness is a local (and VERY close to Claremont School) kettle bell fitness studio where you get very personal attention. Classes for all ages and no experience required. "You've tried the rest, now train with the best!" For more info, go to: victoriakettlebell.ca
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