Tuesday September 12, 2017
Please return all remaining forms to the office ASAP. To speed up the long line-up of students, there will be bins outside the office window to drop your forms into.
No further course change forms will be accepted at the office. If students have further problems with their timetables, you are now asked to book an appointment to see a counsellor. Please see Mrs Rhodes in the Career Centre (room 235) to book counselling appointments.
Stagecraft and Musical Theatre
Stagecraft and Musical Theatre are after school courses that have started running, but it is not too late to join them. All students are welcome. Stagecraft is after school on MONDAYS and FRIDAYS for Grade 9s and WEDNESDAYS and FRIDAYS for Grade 10-12 in the theatre. Musical Theatre is after school TUESDAYS and THURSDAYS in the theatre.
Trades Exploration Program
It's not too late to register for Claremont's TEX program, running all of Semester 2! Seats are still available for the February start! Please see Mr. Arsenault in the Career Centre for more information and application packages.
How to Stay Informed
You can get all the latest news and important notices as soon as it gets posted to our website sent directly to your email. Signing up is easy. The link is on the Claremont website. Select the information you want to receive by submitting your email address.
School photos will be taken this THURSDAY morning September 14. Every student in every grade needs a photo taken for school I.D. purposes, even if you do not plan to purchase photos. Appropriate clothing is mandatory and must reflect the school dress code; no hats or props will be allowed.
Reminder to all students who are driving cars to school: all cars must be registered if you are parking in the student parking lot. Please come to the office to pick up your registration form. Students are NOT permitted to park in the staff parking lot at any time.
The lunchtime cafeteria is now up and running. The first few days will be pizza only, but you can soon look forward to a range of great lunch treats: sandwiches, wraps, soups, sweets, etc. The cafeteria is a cash only service. For student convenience, Cafeteria “Punch Cards” are available through the Accounting Office for $5, $10, and $20.
Colds and Allergies
Cold season is already upon us. If you come to school with the sniffles, please bring along your personal supply of tissues.
First Student Govt Meeting
All students are welcome to be a part of the Student Government. Come TODAY to the Theatre at lunch and see what greats things we have planned this year and how you can be part of it!
Robotics Club Meeting
If you are interested in robotics, there will be a meeting WEDNESDAY at lunch in Room 133 about the new Vex Robotics club starting at Claremont. No robotics experience necessary. All grades welcome.
Claremont's Queer-Straight Alliance is starting up this week on THURSDAY at lunch in room 320. All students welcome.
Come check out the Key Club! Our first meeting will be THURSDAY, Sept. 14 at lunch in room 135. See Ms. Pang of Mrs. Wadsworth for more information.
Fall Sport Teams
All questions about tryouts and practices can be directed to the PE Office.
Junior Boys Volleyball (see Mr Cherry, community coach).
Junior Girls Volleyball (see Mr Freeburn).
Senior Boys Volleyball (see Mr. Ryan) - tryouts TODAY and THURSDAY 5:30-7:15pm in the big gym. Please be in athletic clothes ready to go for the start.
Senior Girls Volleyball (see Ms. Tuck and Mrs. Heppell).
Field hockey (see Ms Taylor).
Junior Boys Soccer (see Mr Mitchell and Mr Earnshaw).
Senior Boys Soccer (Ms. Yager and Mr Ravenhill) - tryouts TODAY and THURSDAY after school.
Rowing (see Mr DeLeeuw and Mrs. Harris).
Swimming (Mrs Marshall) – first meeting on THURSDAY at lunch in the small gym. Open to all students, not just academy students.
Cross Country (see Mr Nelson and Mr Dunlop).
See Mr Arsenault or Mrs Rhodes in the Career Centre for details about these and other job opportunities.
Adrienne's Tea Garden, at Mattick's Farm, is hiring for after school and weekend jobs working the front counter cash and dishwashing.
The Sidney / North Saanich Library is hiring for Library Page positions in Sidney. 6 to 10 hours per week, after-school, evenings & weekends. $11.35 per hour.
Integrity Sales & Distributors, on Keating Cross Road, is hiring for after school and Saturday help! Positions available include front counter cash & customer service, warehouse attendant and Husquvarna equipment rental help. Above minimum starting wage with potential for timely pay increase with experience progression.
No news today.
International Students: get your Camp Qwanoes forms and payment in to Brenda ASAP.
The first pizza lunch for International students will be tomorrow (WEDNESDAY) in the big gym.
Check Brenda's board every day for news.