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Monday May 7 News

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Monday May 7 News
by Andrea Martin - Monday, 7 May 2018, 9:51 AM

Monday May 7,  2018


A gold-coloured Moto C+ Smart Phone was lost in the school last week.  If you have found it, please help out your fellow student and return it to the office.
A men’s black leather wallet with the word “Bugatti” has been lost in the school.  If you have found it, please help out your fellow student and return it to the office.

Year-Long Drama – Upcoming Play
The Year-Long Drama production of THE DINING ROOM is running from May 16-19 and 23-26 nightly at 7:30pm in the Ridge Playhouse.  This play features 58 characters and 17 scenes, all taking place in one dining room. Some scenes are funny, some poignant. It is a study on the various purposes that dining rooms have had in our lives, but seem to be having less of, as society seems to get busier and busier.  Tickets are $7.50 at the door. The play is approximately 2 hours long, and includes an intermission.  For more info: cplant@sd63.bc.ca

May is Relationships Month
Staff, keep your eyes peeled this month for students who are building and maintaining healthy relationships in the Claremont community, and nominate them for our Relationships Lunch. Students, have a look at the "3 Rs" posters to get an idea of what staff will be looking for.

Spring Music Cafe
Spring Music Cafe is coming up May 23th. If you are interested in performing, please contact Mrs. English by May 18th.

Pianist Needed
One of the musical groups in the Music Cafe is looking for a piano player to accompany their song.  Please see Mrs. English if you would like to be part of this group.

No news today.

VEX Robotics Club

Congratulations to Makena Moran, Collin Billinski and Jishiang Jiang for winning the VEX Robotics Ping Pong Challenge last week. All teams are reminded to come in to disassemble their robots in advance of the next challenge, which will be announced on Wednesday.

Track & Field

There is a very important Track & Field meeting TODAY at lunch in room 326. If you plan in competing at Lower Islands and Islands, you MUST attend this meeting or find Ms. Schnieder today to discuss your results and which events you will be placed in.

CSI Rowing
This past weekend, the CSI Rowing team went to Seattle, WA to compete at the invitation only Opening Day Regatta. Under the beautiful sunshine, the boys Sr. Coxed Quad won first place by 7 seconds over teams from Washington State. Congratulations to: Leonard Donnecke, Luka Mittig, Finn Breitenfeldt, Jack Walkey and Clare Cunningham!
This weekend, the CSI team will be competing at Shawnigan Lake Regatta as a final tune-up for Nationals in June.

Foodsafe Level 1 Training

A Foodsafe Level 1 course has been booked for Saturday June 9th, 8:30 am – 4:00 pm @ the SHOAL Centre in Sidney. Cost is $50.00 (due June 1st). Registration information in the Career Centre.

Employment Advisor Visit – May 9
Employment Advisor, Lana Millot, will be here this WEDNESDAY, May 9, at lunch in the Student Lounge.  Learn about how to get started with getting a job or how to get training for the job you want. Also, she will have information on how to get funding for Forklift Training, Traffic Control Ticket, Serving It Right, First Aid and more. See you there!

UVic Registration 101 – May 15
Students already registered or thinking about registering with UVic are invited to attend a Registration 101 presentation next week on TUESDAY, May 15 at lunch in the Learning Commons. Save the date!

OSEF Student Exchange - Application Deadline
There is still time to apply for a 2018/2019 exchange to Europe with OSEF. Experience France, Belgium or Spain for 1 month this summer or 11 weeks next year with a reciprocal exchange program. Application submission deadline is approaching quickly. Please see Mrs. Rhodes in the Career Centre for more information.

Face-Painting Training
There will be a FREE Professional Face Painting workshop on Saturday May 26, 2018, 1:00-3:00 pm at the SHOAL Centre in Sidney. Learn how the professionals do it and help at the summer markets or start your own business! Visit the Career Centre for more info.

Be A Buddy for a Japanese Student
Students, 15-19 years old, are needed to Be A Buddy for a group of visiting Japanese students July 5, 6, and 7th. English must be your first language. Approx. 4 hours per day at $12.00 per hour, lunch included as well as admission to various sightseeing locations. Training provided. Visit the Career Centre for application information.

Job Opportunities: Please see the Career Centre for more details.
The Surley Mermaid Eatery in Sidney is hiring in all areas! Dishwashing, food prep, hosting and serving!Competitive wage and tips. 
Summer babysitting: A local Cordova Bay resident is looking for someone to babysit 3 boys aged 2, 5 & 7 from 9 a.m. - 12:00 p.m  Monday to Friday through the summer. 
Multiple outside yard and garden jobs in the Sidney/North Saanich area. Short term work available weeding, turning soil, or general yard clean-up, and long-term weekly lawn mowing. Get paid to work outside, get fresh air and help someone out. Wages ranging from $12 to $25 per hour! 
Weekend yard work: A View Royal resident is looking to hire a student to do some weekend yard work (weeding and general yard clean-up). Competitive wage.
Local yard work help needed by a resident close to Claremont on Bramblewood Terr. Raking and lawn cutting with long-term potential for lawn maintenance. $12 per hour start.  Please see Brenda for contact information.

GRAD 2018
Are Your Grad Packages Overdue?

The grad packages (forms and payment) were due LAST FRIDAY.  If you have not returned your packages,  it is essential that you do so right away.  The ceremony tickets for guests will be assigned in the same order that the forms & payment have been received.  That means, the sooner your payment is submitted, the better seats your family will have in the audience!!  Forms and payment go to the Accounting Office.

Grad Slide Show
A reminder to all grads to please make sure you submit a few photos of yourselves as babies and younger children for our slide show.  Please submit these to the office.

Dry Grad Planning 2018
The Dry 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 Dry Grad at UVic, Thursday June 28th.

No news 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.*