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Monday April 10 News

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Monday April 10 News
by Andrea Martin - Monday, 10 April 2017, 10:05 AM

Monday April 10, 2017

Math Club

Math Club meets TODAY at lunch.  Grade 9s in room 133 and grade 10-12s in room 130.  We will prep for the Fryer/Galois/Hypatia contests that take place this WEDNESDAY in block 1 in room 207.  Also, we can go over Euclid questions from last week.

Grade 12's – Overdue Items
Grades 12's: if you have overdue items from first semester, please return as soon as possible as they will be deemed lost and you will be billed for them. Overdue notices will be with your report cards. If you have any concerns or questions please see Mr. Parker in the Learning Commons.

Musical Theatre Presents “Cinderella”
Claremont's Musical Theatre program presents Rogers and Hammerstein's “Cinderella”.  Tickets are now on sale through Mrs. Marshall in the accounting office; call 250-658-6672.  7pm shows run May 10-13 and May 17-20. Additional 2pm matinees on May 13 & May 20.  $15 Adults / $12.50 for Students/Seniors / $10 for Children 12 and under.  Open seating. Plan early; this show is sure to sell out!!

Book Drive
The book drive continues from now until June 15th and is coordinated by the Victoria City Police Youth Council/Youth for Change and Inclusion. All books will help build a library for a downtown outreach program to support people struggling with homelessness.  Books will ideally be suitable for ages 18-30.  They can be dropped off  at the school office.   Questions can be directed to Nathan at: ycilibrarian@gmail.com

No news today.

1st Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Claremont's Jr. Leadership and Student Government are organizing an Easter Egg hunt this THURSDAY April 13th at lunch!  Hundreds of small chocolate eggs will be hidden just before LUNCH all around the school inside and outside and their will also be larger plastic eggs to be found which will contain a special message telling you how to get a special prize.  Get egg-cited Claremont!

Claremont's Got Talent
Claremont's Got Talent is coming up: April 25-28.  Please sign up on the theatre door, on your own, with a friend, or with a group.  Show Claremont that you've got talent!!

Scrum Fest

Scrum Fest was a great success last week! Thanks and appreciation go out to:
- all of the players who gave everything they had in their games and served as great ambassadors of our program and school;
- Mr. Ohl, Mr. Belvedere, Jay Peacock, Derek Horton and Max Birch for the amazing work and support on and off the fields;
- all parent volunteers for your help with many duties;
- the admin and staff team for your support of our event and athletes. 

Training – Face Painting

There will be a free Professional Face Painting Workshop at the SHOAL Centre in Sidney on Saturday June 3rd.  Learn how the professionals do it!  Find out more in the Career Centre.

OSEF Student Exchanges
If you would like to live and go to school for 11-weeks in France, Belgium or Spain next year, please see Mrs. Rhodes in the Career Centre for application information.  Application deadlines are looming for OSEF 2017-2018 exchange programs! 

Commercial Pilot Presentation
Airlines are facing one of the most severe pilot shortages ever!  In fact, thousands of civilian pilots are needed in the next few years to meet the airlines' demands for pilots!   Come find out about how to become a commercial pilot from a current Air Canada pilot, THURSDAY April 13th at lunch in the Career Centre,

GRAD 2017
GT Interviews

Grads – make sure you have picked up your interview slip from the Career Centre and that you know the time for your GT interview.  Be sure to bring all of your GT paperwork with you and come dressed as if you were applying for a job.

Mandatory Grad Assembly
All grade 12's are required to attend a grad assembly next week on TUESDAY April 18 in block 2.  This assembly will provide all details about graduation: how to know if you are eligible to cross the stage, criteria for completion of courses at SIDES or ILC, grad ceremony, grad dinner/dance, All Nite Dry Grad, how to get tickets, deadlines, and all of the necessary paperwork.  If you have a spare or if you are not usually at Claremont for block 2, it is essential that you make arrangements to attend this important assembly.

Dry Grad - Spring Fundraiser!
Beautify your yard and deck for spring while supporting a great cause:  providing a REALLY FUN grad celebration in a drug and alcohol free venue!
Growing Smiles is known for beautiful, high quality hanging baskets, planters, annuals, strawberries, veggies, herb and tomatoes, fertilizer and soil.  To order, simply click on the link below.
You will be prompted to complete your order.  You CAN pay with a credit card and it is very easy to do, although you will be prompted through a PayPal screen first.  You can also pay with PayPal if you like.
If you would rather pay with cash or a cheque, you can print off the form below and send in to the school.  (You may have to copy and paste it into your web browser to open, then print.)
All orders need to be placed by APRIL 28. Cheques made out to 'Claremont Grad All Nite'.
Pick up date is MAY 9 at the school, just in time for Mother’s Day!!!
Please please feel free to send to any friends or family in the area.  Thank you for your support!!
 Questions can be sent to:  kari_erickson@hotmail.com

Tofino Trip

Tofino Trip packages are now available.  Pick them up from Brenda ASAP.  There are only 30 spots.

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