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Monday May 1 News

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Monday May 1 News
by Andrea Martin - Monday, 1 May 2017, 9:53 AM

Monday May 1, 2017

Report Cards & Next Year's Courses

There will be a home room TOMORROW (Tuesday) in the last part of block 2.  Report Cards and verifications of course selections for next year will be handed out.  If you are requesting changes to the course selections, the deadline is FRIDAY May 5th to submit course change request forms.

Are you 18? You Can VOTE
Claremont is leading the province's first high school voting drive.  There's over a hundred students in this school who are eligible to vote on May 9th. So stand up for yourself and make sure your voice gets heard. We'll help you get your voting i.d. organized and we'll bus you to the polling site. Stellys and Parklands are jumping on board with this too, so let's get out there, Claremont, and vote!!  Contact Emily Lowan or come to the office for more information.

10,000 Tonight
10,000 tonight is happening TOMORROW (Tuesday) night 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

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
Thank you for the great donations so far! 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

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.

Claremont's Got Talent

The finale of Claremont's Got Talent is TODAY at lunch in the theatre.  Today will showcase the top three performers once again, and final judging. Come by and cheer on the contestants each day!

Rugby Today

The Junior Boys rugby team will be playing St. Michael's TODAY at lunch on the top field. Please consider coming outside and cheering on your Spartans!  Junior boys players... you should be on the field for warm-up by 11:50.

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Camp Ignite for Young Women

Camp Ignite Mentorship Program, with the Saanich Fire Department, is open to girls in grades 11 & 12 – this is a 4-day camp that introduces girls to the world of firefighting.  More information and applications are available from the Career Centre.

GRAD 2017
Parent/Guardian Volunteers needed at Dry Grad

Many hands are needed to make Dry Grad 2017 a fun and memorable night for our Grads!  There are many different jobs to sign up for; Decorating, Security, Casino, Clothing Collection, Clothing Transfer, Coat Check, Supervision, Carnival Game Set-up (muscles!), Carnival Game Assistants, Prize Table, and lots for Clean Up.  Sign up online by going to Claremont's website, click on Parents, then All Night Dry Grad, then Volunteers, then Volunteer Sign Up.  It's lots of fun! Feel free to sign up for more than 1 job if the times don't overlap and encourage a friend to sign up with you!

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