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Thursday October 5 News

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Thursday October 5 News
by Andrea Martin - Thursday, 5 October 2017, 10:15 AM

Thursday October 5, 2017

Spartan Wear Is Here

If you missed picking up your Spartan Wear order yesterday, please pick up your clothing order TODAY at the very start of lunch in the big gym.  For those of you who were waiting for the sweat pants to arrive, they are here too!

Spartan Day Today
This is the bell schedule for TODAY: 
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

School Photos & I.D. Cards
There will be a short homeroom TOMORROW (Friday) to hand out school photos and school I.D. cards.  (Grade 9 students will also receive immunization forms).
Block 1   9:00 - 10:10
Homeroom   10:14 - 10:30
Block 2  10:33 - 11:44
Lunch   11:44 - 12:20
Block 3   12:20 - 1:30
Block 4   1:38 - 2:48

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.

Do You Play Piano?
Any piano player interested in accompanying the musical ANNIE: please contact Mrs. English TODAY or TOMORROW.

Breakfast Service at Claremont
The Spartan Store is serving hot breakfast and drinks, starting this week!. Come down 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.

Travel Club

Do you like to travel?  Come to the Travel Club meeting TOMORROW (Friday) at lunch in room 327 with Mr Gardner to find out all of the different possibilities to travel that Claremont offers.

Vex Robotics Club
There is a mandatory Vex Robotics Club meeting for all members on TUESDAY, October 10 at lunch in room 133, which will explain Competition Week.

Sr Boys Volleyball

Congrats to the Sr. Boys Volleyball Team who won all three of their league matches last night, but they gave up a set to Royal Bay. (20-25, 25-18).  The Spartans defeated Reynolds 25-11, 25-17 and defeated Belmont 25-13, 25-09.  All players played in every set and contributed to these wins.
The Spartans host their first home matches next WEDNESDAY vs two very competitive teams (Royal Bay and PCS).  Please come out and support your Spartans at 5:45pm.

Volunteer Opportunity – Halloween Fun

Lochside Elementary is looking for lots of Claremont students to volunteer at their school Halloween Dance and Party on Thursday, October 19th from 5:30 – 8:30pm.  Volunteers will assist with the Cupcake Walk, assorted Halloween Midway Games and ticket sales.  All volunteers will receive a free pizza dinner & cupcake.  If you are interested, please sign up at the Claremont Career Centre and your names will be passed on to the organizing committee.      

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 the end of TODAY.  

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.*