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Thursday June 8

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Thursday June 8
by Andrea Martin - Thursday, 8 June 2017, 9:35 AM

Thursday June 8, 2017

Claremont's Improv Team

Claremont's Improv Team will be putting on a lunch time performance TODAY in the theatre. This performance will be their final showcase of the year. Everyone deserves a good laugh before exams, so take a break and grab a seat to see some improvised theatre this today at lunch!

Are you wondering whether or not you have paid for a yearbook??  There will be a yearbook table in the Student Lounge at lunch time TODAY and for the next few days, where you can check to see if there will be a yearbook for you.  There is still time to purchase a yearbook at the Accounting office, if you wish.

'One Match' Swabbing Event
Canadian Blood Services will be in the Learning Commons on MONDAY June 12 from 10am-1pm, registering students for the One Match Stem Cell National Registry.  No appointment is needed.  Very few restrictions and no travel restrictions.  A simple cheek swab is all it takes to be part of the registry. Must be 17yrs or older.  See Ms Chapman for more details or go to the Learning Commons on Monday.
Stem cells are immature cells that can develop into any cell present in the bloodstream: red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets and other blood components. Blood stem cells come from bone marrow, circulating (peripheral) blood or umbilical cord blood. People whose diseases inhibit their ability to produce these kinds of cells need a transplant of healthy stem cells from a donor.

Help for Science, Math & English
For anyone needing extra study assistance, tutorial help is now available for Science, Math and English.
Science/Math: TUESDAYS and THURSDAYS after school, and WEDNESDAYS before school  (starting at 8am) in Room 134.   
English: MONDAYS and WEDNESDAYS after school in room 325. This includes students looking for extra help prepping for the EN12 Provincial exam.

Spring Music Cafe
The Spring Music Cafe is TONIGHT, 5-8 pm in the student lounge area. Come chill outside and enjoy a selection of Claremont musical talents. There will be a BBQ too!!  $5 burgers and $2 sweets.

Trades Exploration Program
Reminder to ALL students - If you would like to learn more about a career in the TRADES, you should consider signing up for next year's TEX Program, run in partnership with Camosun College!  Get a taste of Carpentry, Plumbing, Electrical and Welding.  Learn about earning a wage while working towards skilled trades certification.  See Mr. Arsenault in the Career Centre to register for TEX 2017-2018.

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 meeting 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 Dry Grad meeting is in the Learning Commons on Tuesday June 13th at 7:00 pm.  Email: claremontdrygrad@gmail.com with any questions.

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.

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

Peninsula Youth Health Clinic
There is a new Peninsula Youth Health Clinic, located at the Ocean Pier Medical Clinic, (#207-2537 Beacon Avenue in Sidney).  Every THURSDAY through June and July, 6-8pm, this clinic offers completely free and confidential service in the areas of physical, sexual, and mental health for youth.  Walk-ins are welcome. For more information, call or text 250-216-8389.

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Job Opportunity

Dan's Farm and Country Market
, on the corner of Bear Hill Rd/Oldfield Rd, is hiring!  They are looking for individuals enthusiastic about local fruits and vegetables!  Help is needed 2 to 5 days per week, from 9 or 10 am to 4 or 5:30 pm.  Must be available weekends and holidays over the summer - (the market is open every day!)  More information posted in the Career Centre.

Canadian Coast Guard - Open House
Have you ever considered a career with the Coast Guard?  They are having an Open House this SATURDAY June 10th 10am–4pm at 25 Huron Street. Check out their zodiacs, helicopters, ships, displays and meet some CCG staff.

Work Experience – Grade 12 Credits
Do you have a job?  Do you plan to have a job and be working (or volunteering) over the summer?  Be sure to register for Work Experience with Mr. Arsenault in the Career Centre and earn grade 12 Work Experience credits for your work hours!

GRAD 2017
All Night Dry Grad

The deadline has been extended!!  You can still purchase Dry Grad tickets ($75) online by going to Eventbrite.ca and searching for Claremont Dry Grad 2017.  We have an amazing all-night event planned for our Grads! 

Dry Grad – Parent Volunteers Needed
Many parent/guardian hands are needed to run this amazing event for our grads.  Here are some of the jobs that we need filled ASAP (some of these are great "Dad" jobs!) : 
Clothing Transfer (10am-noon and 10pm-midnight)
Decorating  (10am-1pm)
Security  (12:30-5:00am)
Coat Check (2-5am)
Takedown of Carnival Games  (3-5am)
Clean Up  (4-6am)

To volunteer: go to the Claremont website, click on 'Parents', then 'Dry Grad All Night', then 'Volunteer', then 'Volunteer Sign-up'.  Thank you!  If you have any questions, please email claremontdrygrad@gmail.com
The next Dry Grad meeting is in the Learning Commons on Tuesday June 13th at 7:00 pm. 

Year-End BBQ

Please sign up TODAY with Brenda for the upcoming International Year-End BBQ on June 15th at Stelly's.