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Tuesday May 9 News

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Tuesday May 9 News
by Andrea Martin - Tuesday, 9 May 2017, 9:08 AM

Tuesday May 9, 2017

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 coffee 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!

June Provincial Exam Rewrites
Any students who want to write or 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.

Musical Theatre Presents “Cinderella”
Claremont's Musical Theatre program presents Rogers and Hammerstein's “Cinderella”.  The show opens this week!! Tickets are 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 Gr. 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 TONIGHT and Tuesday June 13th at 7:00.  Email claremontdrygrad@gmail.com with any questions.

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Congrats to both the Junior and Senior boys rugby teams!  The Seniors played a great game last Friday vs a top 10 provincial team. Yesterday, the Juniors defeated SMUS and will now play in the City Final.

Ultimate Frisbee
The next Ultimate Frisbee practice is this 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).

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Technologies Exploration Course - TEAC 105

Grades 10 to 12: There are still seats available for the September 2017 Camosun South Island Partnership (SIP) TEAC 105 Course!  This course provides an introduction to careers and basic skills in Computer Science, Electronic & Computer Engineering Technology, Civil Engineering Technology, and Mechanical Engineering Technology.  This 4-credit course runs Fridays from 3:30- 6:30 at the Camosun Interurban Campus for 12 weeks. You have only the cost of books and the application fee!  Visit the Career Centre for more information and application packages. 

GRAD 2017

Attention grade 12's.... there are a number of new scholarships listed on the school website's "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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