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Friday October 13 News

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Friday October 13 News
by Andrea Martin - Friday, 13 October 2017, 9:48 AM

Friday October 13, 2017

Math Contest

TODAY is the last day to sign up for the COMC. The sign up sheet is across from room 133.

This year Claremont is hosting the annual Halloween event, which has run for the last 2 years at ROMS. ScreamFest is an amazing event featuring a scary haunted walk, the famous Vortex Tunnel, lots of games and activities, music, food and prizes!  It will run over two nights: Thursday, Oct. 26th and Friday, Oct. 27th. (6:30-10:00pm both nights).  Tickets are $10 and will be on sale all this week in the accounting office.

Grade 9 Immunization Forms
Grades 9's – reminder to return your immunization forms to the office as soon as possible.

School Photos & I.D. Cards
If you missed HomeRoom last week, please come to the office to pick up your school photos and I.D. cards. 

Photo Retakes
Photo retake day will be next WEDNESDAY, October 18th  in block 1.  If you missed our first photo day, or if you want to get re-takes, next Wednesday is your day.  Photo order forms are available in the office. If you are getting retakes because you don't like your original photos, you must bring your complete photo package back to the photographer. All grades need a photo for student identification; this includes all grade 12's, even if  you are having grad photos taken too.

No news today.

Sign Language Club

The Sign Language Club will host its first meeting TODAY at lunch in room 320. No experience necessary. All skill levels are welcome!

Math Club
Math Club will now hold meetings in room 137 instead of rm 130.  See you MONDAY.

Best Buddies
Best Buddies meet MONDAYS at lunch in room 312.  We are actively looking for new members who are interested in supporting students with  developmental disabilities. See Mrs. Stetson for more information.

Girls Basketball

For all girls, all grades, looking to tryout for the Girls Basketball A teams this season: there will be Open Gym on MONDAY, Oct 16 from 7-8:30 in the main gym.  See Mr Reisig if you have any questions.

Field Hockey
The next Field Hockey game is on MONDAY afternoon, Oct.16, at UVic.  We will have a meeting on MONDAY at the beginning of lunch in the small gym to sort out rides to the game. Please see Mrs. Taylor TODAY if you cannot play on Monday.

Claremont Curlers:  Our second practice session will be held on MONDAY (Oct. 16) at 4:30 for all students who have returned their forms.  Final team decisions will be made after this session, so please make every effort to attend!

Job Opportunities

Please come to the Career Centre for info about this job opportunity:
Pets West in Broadmead Shopping Centre is hiring for an after school, part-time position!  This position would be ideal for a high-school student over 15, and will require lifting up to 40 lbs. 

Volunteer Opportunities
Please come to the Career Centre for info about this volunteer opportunity:

Halloween Dance and Party at Lochside Elementary is looking for lots of Claremont students to volunteer at their school 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.

GRAD 2018
Grad Portraits

Grads: reminder to bring your sitting fee of $25 at the time of your photo appointment. The Lifetouch portable photo studio is parked out back of the school. Information brochures are available in the school office. 

Check Brenda's board every day for news.

No news today.

Peninsula Youth Health Clinic – New Hours

Important: Hours have changed - The Peninsula Youth Health Clinic is now open every Thursday from 5-7pm. Walk in's are welcome, but if you are interested in booking an appointment or would like more info, call the clinic at 250-656-4114.  Location: at the Ocean Pier Medical Clinic, (#207-2537 Beacon Avenue in Sidney)   This clinic offers completely free and confidential service in the areas of physical, sexual, and mental health for youth.  This Youth Clinic offers a judgement-free zone for all youth and is an LGBTQ safe space.

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