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Tuesday May 23 News

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Tuesday May 23 News
by Andrea Martin - Tuesday, 23 May 2017, 10:25 AM

Tuesday May 23, 2017

Bake Sale Today

A PEP group is hosting a bake sale TODAY at lunch by the lounge.  Treats are on sale for $1.50.  Money raised will go toward “Operation Smile” who performs corrective surgeries for cleft pallate disorder for children around the world. Bring your sweet tooth!

Congratulations to Nicolas Fedrigo! 
Last week Nicolas participated in the Canada Wide Science Fair and placed third in the Intermediate category. He also received a bronze medal and a $1000 scholarship. Congratulations Nicolas!

Spring Music Cafe
Anyone interested in playing in the Spring Music Cafe: please contact Mrs. English by May 25th.  The Spring Cafe will be Thursday June 8th 5-7pm in the lounge.

“Just Go With It”
Claremont’s Improv Team is putting on their end-of-the-year show, “Just Go With It” this FRIDAY May 26th 7-9pm in the Ridge Theatre! This will be a showcase of improvised theatre from secondary schools across Victoria. Come see our family friendly performance and have a good laugh! Tickets by donation.

Morning Coffee - IGS 12 Fundraiser
The IGS 12 class is brewing up coffee again 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.

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

Beach Bash DANCE

Yes, you heard right!  Student govt is hosting a dance on THURSDAY,  June 1st in the student lounge with a professional dj from 7:00-9:30pm and we want YOU to come and dance the night away with your friends!
Tickets go on sale Monday at lunch at the theatre box office and are $5 for early birds. Then they will be $7 for the last two days of sales.

No news today.

Key Club Fundraiser

Do you want a chance to win a cash prize of $1500? Then come support Key Club in the lounge this week on WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY and FRIDAY to buy raffle tickets. Tickets are $5 each and proceeds go to the Kiwanis Children's Cancer Program (including BC Children's Hospital). The winner will be announced on August 15 and will be contacted.

Employability Skills Fair

The WorkBC & GT Hiring Solutions Employability Skills Fair is happening on Wednesday, May 31st, from 4:00- 7:00 pm at the WorkBC Employment Centre.  Free snacks and pizza will be provided!  Stop by the Career Centre to get more information.

GRAD 2017
Important Grad Reminder -Wednesday May 24th

1) All graduating students have a grad rehearsal at UVic.  You must meet in the Ridge Theatre before 8:55 a.m.
2) Grad tickets are available through UVic Ticket Centre starting at 8:30 a.m.

All Night Dry Grad
Reminder that the Dry Grad tickets ($75) need to be purchased online by going to Eventbrite.ca and searching for Claremont Dry Grad 2017.  We have an amazing all-night event planned for our Grads!  Information about the event can be found on the school website by clicking 'Parents' and then 'All Night Dry Grad'.  Details were in your Grad Package as well.  If you have any questions, please email claremontdrygrad@gmail.com

Parent/Guardian Volunteers needed at Dry Grad
We are in need of a family member with First Aid experience or Nurses/Doctors who would be willing to be at our event from 11pm - 5am, or possibly 2 people to split that shift in half.  If you are willing and able, please email claremontdrygrad@gmail.com.  Thank you!

Year-End Events

There are two year-end events coming up in June for International students.  See Brenda's board for more information.

Check Brenda's board every day for news.