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Thursday May 4 News

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Thursday May 4 News
by Andrea Martin - Thursday, 4 May 2017, 9:49 AM

Thursday May 4, 2017


An iPhone 6S in a beige case has been lost in the school.  If you know the whereabouts of this cell phone, please help out your fellow student and bring it to the office.

Geography 12
If you are enrolled in Geography 12 for next year, please come to an important meeting on FRIDAY at lunch in Room 264.

Morning Coffee - IGS 12 Fundraiser
The IGS 12 class is brewing up coffee at the “Global Cafe” in room 264 each morning from 7:30-9:00.  Delicious Level Ground espresso drinks and drip coffees are available, including flavour shots!  Espresso/Lattes $2.50 / Drip $1.50. Cash only please. Come by for a morning treat and help support the IGS trip to Haida Gwaii at the same time!

Thursday – TODAY's Revised Bell Schedule
Block 1  9:00 – 10:07
Block 2  10:13 – 11:22
Lunch  11:22 – 12:08
Block 3  12:08 – 1:15
Block 4  1:21 – 2:28

Report Cards & Next Year's Courses
Report cards and verifications of course selections for next year were handed out in home room on Tuesday.  If you did not pick yours up, they are in the office. If you are requesting changes to the course selections, the deadline is FRIDAY May 5th to submit course change request forms. Course Change Request Forms are in the Career Centre.

June Provincial Exam Rewrites
Any students who want to rewrite a Provincial Exam (English 12, Science 10, English 10, Math 10, SS11) during this June's Exam Week must register with the office ASAP.  Please note that this is the LAST chance to write/rewrite the old Grade 10/Grade 11 Provincial Exams.

London: Spring Break 2018!
For those interested in a trip to London during next year's Spring Break: there will be a meeting on FRIDAY at lunch in the theatre. See Mr. Plant for more details.  Parents are welcome to email for more information: cplant@sd63.bc.ca

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.

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.

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Junior Girls Soccer

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

Ultimate Frisbee
The next Ultimate Frisbee practice is next WEDNESDAY, May 10th from 3-4:30pm on the back field.  Match play dates are quickly approaching, so you NEED to attend this practice if  you plan on playing on one of the Ultimate teams.  This is for all students (grades 9-12, male or female).

No news today.

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

Attention grade 12's.... there are a number of new scholarships listed on the school websites "Scholarship Page".  These include our own PAC awards, as well as a number of others. Many are closing in the next 2 weeks. Grade 12's are encouraged to take a look. Only those who apply will be eligible!

UVic Registration 101 Visit
Students planning to attend UVic this Fall:  there will be a Registration 101 presentation on Wednesday May 17 after school in the Learning Commons.  This is open to all students who are already registered, as well as those who have yet to apply.

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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