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Wednesday October 4 News

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Wednesday October 4 News
by Andrea Martin - Wednesday, 4 October 2017, 10:16 AM

Wednesday October 4, 2017

Spartan Wear Is Here

If you ordered Spartan Wear, please pick up your clothing order TODAY at lunch in the big gym.

Spartan Day – Date Changed to Thursday
Due to some conflicting info from Tour de Rock, we had the wrong day scheduled for their visit. As a result, Spartan Day is moved to THURSDAY (tomorrow).  Please wear RED for SPARTAN DAY.  This is the bell schedule for THURSDAY: 
Block 1   9:00-10:00
Block 2   10:05-11:05
Lunch   11:05-12:05
Block 3   12:05-12:10  (attendance & leave books/backpacks in class)
Load/Welcome   12:10-12:21
Tour de Rock visit   12:21-12:36
Block 3   12:38-2:00
Block 4   2:06-3:28

Five For The Fight – Tour de Rock Fundraiser
TODAY and TOMORROW are the last days for our Five for the Fight campaign. Bring in your $5 donation to Block 1 or make a donation at the front office. Let's reach our school goal of $5000 for the Tour de Rock, who raise money for Camp Good Times for children fighting cancer.

FREE Tickets - Victoria Royals Game
If you would like to see a Victoria Royals hockey game this TUESDAY Oct 10th, we have a bundle of FREE tickets in the office to hand out to students.  Two per person, until they disappear.

Breakfast Service at Claremont
The Spartan Store is serving hot breakfast and drinks between 8:15-8:45, TUESDAY to FRIDAY, and check out what we have to offer. Breakfast sandwiches, burritos, baked goods, smoothies and more.  All reasonably priced. You might be the lucky one to win a free breakfast item!

Global Cafe
The Global Cafe is running every morning until 9:00 in the IGS room 264.  $2/coffee, includes milk/sugar.  This is a fund-raiser for the IGS program.

No news today.

No Vex Robotics Meeting TODAY

For any students in the Vex Robotics club, there is no meeting at lunch today.  

Field Hockey

Field Hockey game vs GNS is THIS AFTERNOON at UVic; you will need to be out of class at 2:30 pm.

For all students who attended the first Curling meeting: there will be a meeting TODAY at lunch in Room 312  We will be handing out field trip forms and explaining our plans for tryouts.  All interested students must attend or see Mr. Hayes or Mr. Freeburn ASAP.

Volunteer Opportunity – Halloween Fun

Lochside Elementary is having its annual Halloween Dance on Thursday October 19th and they are looking for 15-20 Claremont students to volunteer and help out with various activities at the event. Interested students can sign up in the Career Centre.

University Visits – Oct 10th
A rep from Drexel University (Philadelphia) is coming to Claremont on TUESDAY October 10th at 8:30 a.m. in the Student Lounge.
A rep from Queen's University (International Campus) is coming to Claremont on TUESDAY October 10th after school starting at 3:30 p.m. in the Student Lounge.

Operation: This IS You - Opportunities for Girls
The Achieve Anything Foundation has partnered with the Canadian Coast Guard and the Royal Canadian Navy to offer hands-on experience opportunities for girls!  These events hope to inspire more women in Aviation, Aerospace, Marine & Defence and other STEM (science, technology, engineering& math) fields.  The first event of the series is taking place October 14th.  Visit the Career Centre for more information on these opportunities!

GRAD 2018
Grad Portraits

Attention all grads: it is time to book your grad photos.  Lifetouch is bringing their portable photo studio to Claremont for a limited time, starting October 10th.  To book you appointment, please go to the Lifetouch website: www.lifetouch.ca/victoria.  Don't put this off until later, or all of the appointments will be booked up and you will run out of time.  Sitting fee of $25 is due at the time of your appointment.  Information brochures are available in the school office.  More details are on the Claremont Grad Page.

Dry Grad 2018
Calling all parents/guardians of graduating students!  Please come to a meeting in the Claremont Learning Commons on TUESDAY, Oct.10th at 7:00pm to hear about Dry Grad 2018.

Check Brenda's board every day for news.

Whistler Trip
Completed Whistler packages are due to Brenda by this THURSDAY, October 5th.  

Peninsula Youth Health Clinic

The Peninsula Youth Health Clinic, is located at the Ocean Pier Medical Clinic, (#207-2537 Beacon Avenue in Sidney) every THURSDAY 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. This Youth Clinic offers a judgement-free zone for all youth and is an LGBTQ safe space.  For more information, call or text 250-216-8389.

*If you need a reminder about any of this information, the daily announcements are posted outside of the front office.*