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Thursday April 20 News

 
 
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Thursday April 20 News
by Andrea Martin - Thursday, 20 April 2017, 9:40 AM
 

THE CHRONICLE
Thursday April 20, 2017

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS
SOUPer Kids

Any students interested in joining our next SOUPer Kids soup making session (scheduled for next Wednesday, April 26 from 3:00-6:00) please see Mr. Hayes in the office to sign up. Soups created are donated to a local Womens' Transition House.

Parents of Grade 11 Students
Grade 11 students: please let your parents/guardians know that they are more than welcome to attend the last Dry Grad meetings of this year so they have an idea of what they will be taking care of when you are in your grad year!  Your parents are also more than welcome to volunteer at this year's Dry Grad Event so they can see how the evening looks first hand.  To volunteer, they go to the school website, to 'Parents', to 'All Nite Dry Grad', to 'Volunteers'.  The next meetings are in the Learning Commons on Tuesday, May 9th and Tuesday June 13th at 7:00.  Email claremontdrygrad@gmail.com with any questions.

Blood Drive
Our next Blood Drive is in May and there are appointments available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays after school.  Donors must be 17 years or older.  See Ms Chapman in room 136 to sign up.

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

STUDENT GOVERNMENT
Claremont's Got Talent

Time is running out to sign up for Claremont's Got Talent; the show is NEXT WEEK: April 25-27.  Please sign up on the theatre door, on your own, with a friend, or with a group.  Show Claremont that you've got talent!!

ATHLETICS
Jr Girls Soccer

For all of the Jr Girls Soccer players : there is a brief meeting TODAY at the start of lunch in room 303 to confirm rides for today's game.

CLUBS
No news today.


CAREER CENTRE
Job Opportunity

Mattick's Farm Mini Golf is seeking energetic part time employees for the 2017 season!  Must be available to work weekends and evenings; cash handling and customer service experience and Food Safe required.  Visit the Career Centre for application information.

First Aid Training
First Aid with CPR "C" & AED still has seats available for Monday, May 8th at the SHOAL Centre in Sidney.  $50.00  This is a great certificate to add to your resumé!  Visit the Career Centre for more information.

GRAD 2017
Grad Forms

Grads: if you missed the Grad Assembly on Tuesday, please come to the office to pick up your grad package of information and forms. There are grad details and deadlines to be aware of!

Scholarships
District Scholarship applications are due TOMORROW (Friday). 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.

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.
 claremontdrygrad.growingsmilesfundraising.com
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.)
https://webmail.telus.net/service/home/~/?auth=co&loc=en_US&id=81402&part=2
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

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
Pizza Lunch

The next pizza lunch will be next week on TUESDAY April 25th.

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