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Friday April 13 News

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Friday April 13 News
by Andrea Martin - Friday, 13 April 2018, 10:44 AM

Friday April 13,  2018


A pair of black Blundstone boots has been lost in the school.  If you have found these boots, please help out your fellow student and bring them to the office.

Dodgeball Intramurals
Dodgeball intramurals will be starting soon.  Sign-up list for teams is posted by the main gym door.  All grades, all genders are welcome!!  There will be a mandatory Captain’s meeting on THURSDAY April 19 at lunch in the small gym. 

Opera this Tuesday Night!!!
Any Claremont student, parent or teacher interested in seeing a professional Opera this TUESDAY night downtown at the Royal Theatre at 7pm, please see Mr. Plant. The opera is called Rinaldo (but it is not about the soccer player).

Scrum Fest
The Scrum Fest rugby tournament continues TODAY and SATURDAY, hosting 28 teams from around the province, Alberta and even Australia!  There will be opportunities to come cheer on your Spartan teams. Look for the game schedules posted around the school. The cafeteria will be closed so please feel free to buy your lunch from the field-side concession.  This is a wonderful opportunity to show off what a great school we have!  Please remember to be good hosts to our guests, including keeping the grounds clean!

3 Rs
April is RESPONSIBILITY month, and staff will be looking for students who exemplify the characteristics of this Core Value for nomination for April's RESPONSIBILITY lunch.  Good luck!

Talent Show – Rescheduled

The Spring Talent Show will be happening next week from MONDAY-THURSDAY at lunch time.  Come to the theatre to watch some great talent! The sign-up sheet is posted outside the theatre, in the student lounge and in the horseshoe. If you put your name on the list, please make sure you have contacted Steven Hao so that he can coordinate the performances; his cell phone # is on the sign-up sheet.  Want VIP seats? Bring a non-perishable food can for the food drive and get your choice of seating in the theatre.

No news today.

Athletes of the Month

Congratulations to the following students on being named "Spartan Athletes of the Month" for March. You can read more about their accomplishments in the display cases outside the gyms.
Senior Boys:  Ryder Heany-Corns
Senior Girls:  Miran Abe
Junior Girls:   Sylvi Jenner
Junior Boys:  Desmond Laitinen

Claremont Western Night - Tonight
Come and watch the Claremont swimmers compete with the best in the west TONIGHT at 6:00 pm at the Saanich Commonwealth Pool. Wear your Claremont gear or show your Claremont student card and get in free. There will be draw prizes for Claremont students throughout the night; just fill out your ballot at the door. Bonus: if you wear a cowboy hat, you get 2 ballots!!!

Auto Body Repair & Re-Finishing Information - TODAY

A representative from Vancouver Community College will be visiting Claremont TODAY to present information about the Auto Body Repair and Re-Finishing program.  The representative will be here around 11:00 this morning, and also during Block 3, for interested students to pop by Mr. Lowe’s class, room 260.

Job Opportunities
Thrifty Foods in  Broadmead and Sidney is hiring for various positions!  Visit the Career Centre or check out the Thrifty Foods Careers website at https://www.thriftyfoods.com/career for more information.

GRAD 2018
Dry Grad Fundraiser – 50/50 Raffle

The Parent After Grad Committee is having a 50/50 Raffle.  Tickets are $5 each. Deadline for sales is May 3rd. Brenda Chan, PAC Chair, will draw the winning ticket on May 8th at the Dry Grad Committee Meeting. If grads or parents would like to sell tickets, they are distributed in books of 10 and can be picked up from Lisa Wergeland. Please contact her at ohmysoul@shaw.ca  
We have a gaming licence to sell $18,000 worth of tickets. Students 13 & older may sell and purchase tickets. Potential winnings are based solely on sales; one prize, half of the ticket sales.  Good luck!

Dry Grad Fundraiser - Growing Smiles Spring Flowers
Mother's Day is almost here. Why not order Mom a hanging basket or planter? It's the perfect time to order plants!  Product list and order forms may be found at claremontdrygrad.growingsmilesfundraising.com
E-transfer payment to rick.lang@mac.com OR cheques payable to Claremont Grad All Nite. Please submit cheques & order forms to school office.  Orders/payments due: April 23rd.   Delivery: May 10th, 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm at Claremont. Questions can be directed to claremontdrygrad@gmail.com.

After Grad Planning 2018
The After Grad Planning Committee invites all parent/guardians of the 2018 Grad class to follow the Claremont Dry Grad Facebook page to keep informed on the planning of the All Night Grad at UVic, Thursday June 28th.

Tofino Trip

International Students interested in going on the Tofino Trip (May 2 & 3) - pick up a package from Brenda; they are due TODAY.

Peninsula Youth Clinic

The Peninsula Youth Clinic is located at Peninsula Medical, 2a-2379 Bevan Avenue, Sidney and is open every THURSDAY from 5:30 - 7:30pm with both a doctor and mental health clinician on hand.

Youth Clinic
The main Victoria Youth Clinic is open to all youth and is located at  818 Douglas Street on the 3rd floor. It is open Monday to Thursday 11-5 and Friday 11-4.

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