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Tuesday April 11

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Tuesday April 11
by Andrea Martin - Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 9:40 AM

Tuesday April 11, 2017


The yearbook class is getting ready to make a 'car page' for the yearbook.  For all grads who wish to be featured on the 'car page', please be in the student parking lot TODAY at the start of lunch to have your photo taken with your vehicle.

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!!

Junior Girls Soccer

All Jr Girls Soccer players: reminder that there is a brief meeting TODAY at the start of lunch in  room 303. Games this week are on Tuesday and Wednesday!

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

District Scholarship applications are due on FRIDAY April 21. Grade 12's hoping to win one of the 41 $1250 awards designated to Claremont need to get their application in by this deadline. This also includes applications for the: Ed Kubek, Joy Paquin, Coast Capital, CFUW, Marilyn Pinder, Fruit Growers and Helen White awards.
Remember the application includes a yellow sheet from the office, resume,reference letter, application letter and transcript for EACH award.  See Mr Ohl in the main office in block 3/4 if you have questions. Applications can be dropped off any time in the main office.

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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