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Tuesday April 25 News

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Tuesday April 25 News
by Andrea Martin - Tuesday, 25 April 2017, 9:49 AM

Tuesday April 25, 2017

Spring Music Concert

Everyone is welcome to the Spring Music Concert, featuring the Claremont Instrumental, Symphonic and Concert Bands. Come see the musical talents of our students. Special guests: Greater Victoria Senior Concert Band. The concert is this THURSDAY April 27th @ 7pm in the Ridge Theatre.  Admission by donation.

10,000 Tonight
10,000 tonight is happening next TUESDAY May 2nd from 6-8pm. This event will see Claremont students, staff and families hopefully collect 10,000 non-perishable food items for local food banks in one night!  IF YOU CAN PARTICIPATE PLEASE COME AND SIGN UP ANY DAY AT LUNCH THIS WEEK AT THE THEATRE BOX OFFICE SO WE HAVE A SENSE OF HOW MANY PEOPLE ARE VOLUNTEERING. Let's show our community we care!  For more info please see Mr. Plant or contact cplant@sd63.bc.ca

Road Hockey Charity Event
“Taking It To The Street” road hockey charity event is looking for TEAMS to sign up. Minimum is 6 players plus a goalie.  Money raised goes to the “Help Fill A Dream Foundation” which supports children with life-threatening conditions and their families. This event is on Saturday June 10th at Mary Winspear Centre. Contact Brian for more details: 250-893-2240.

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

Claremont's Got Talent

Claremont's Got Talent runs each day at lunch this week in the theatre. Come by and cheer on the contestants!

Junior Girls Soccer

For all Jr Girls Soccer players: there is an important meeting TODAY at the start of lunch in room 303!  See everyone there!

Junior Badminton
For all Jr Badminton players: there is an important meeting TODAY at lunch in the small gym to confirm rides to the games at St. Margaret's.  Early dismissal at 2:35 pm

No news today.

Training – Garden Basics

Do you want to take advantage of outside gardening job opportunities this summer?  Don't really know much about gardening or yard maintenance?  Consider taking the FREE Gardening Basics course offered Saturdays May 6 – May 27 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm.  Hands-on learning with master gardeners!  Find out more from the Career Centre!

Job Opportunities
Summer work: there are several short and long-term job opportunities in Sidney/North Saanich!   Stop by the Career Centre to check out all the different postings!

GRAD 2017
Grad Forms

Reminder to grade 12'ss: the grad forms and payments are due this FRIDAY.  Also, if you wish to be considered for a speaking role at the grad ceremony, you must return the completed form by this FRIDAY too.

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 this FRIDAY 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

Pizza Lunch

Reminder to all International students – we will have a pizza lunch TODAY in the big gym.

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