Wednesday May 30, 2018
Vancouver Drama Field Trip
All interested students in a trip to Vancouver June 16 & 17 to see 2 musicals and a play: please see Mrs Giordano for a permission form. This trip is going to be EPIC.
3D Printer Claremont Keychains
Get your very own Claremont keychain made on a 3D printer by our very own student, Braiden! They are only $5 and are for sale in the Office. They represent Spartan spirit as well as many various clubs, teams and interests.... even grad 2018!!
Congratulations to Sarah Phipps, who won first place at the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour Event in Estevan, Saskatchewan. After two days of competition, Sarah had an overall total of 161 and an 11 stroke lead over the second place player. Sarah was the only golfer from out of province and also won the KP (Closest to the Pin) for her division. Sarah has also been shortlisted to play the 2018 IMG Academy Junior World Championship at Torrey Pines in San Diego, California this July. Go Sarah!!
‘Get Caught Reading’ Month - Final Week
The end of May marks the end of ‘Get Caught Reading’ Month in the Learning Commons. Please submit your reading selfies by the end of the week for a chance to win free pizza!
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.
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Best Buddies picnic is TODAY at lunch. Buddies, please make sure you bring your photograph consent form.
The Claremont Tennis Team had another top 10 finish at the Provincials! The team represented Claremont very well with a high level of play and sportsmanship. Way to go Spartans!!
OSEF Exchanges to Europe 2018/2019
Last chance to apply for a 2018/2019 reciprocal exchange to Europe with OSEF! Host your partner from August to November 2018, then live and go to school in France, Belgium or Spain for 11 weeks from February to April 2019. Deadline is fast approaching. Please see Mrs. Rhodes in the Career Centre for more information.
Trades Exploration (TEX) Program
Want to learn more about what it is like to work as a carpenter, plumber, electrician, or welder? There are still 7 seats available for next year’s Semester 2 Trades Exploration Program, provided in partnership with Camosun College. Learn about each trade, fast track your future and earn up to 24 credits toward grad for completing 6 courses! Please Mr. Arsenault or Ms. Loukes in the Career Centre for more information.
Mr. Arsenault will be in the Student Lounge TODAY at lunch with information and application forms.
Mr Arsenault also has information on incentive grants and paid tuition for programs at Camosun related to the trades.
Job Opportunities: Please see the Career Centre for more details.
Quick furniture moving help this weekend wanted by a resident on Arsenault Place, close to Claremont. Two able-bodied students are needed to move a few pieces of furniture to a storage container and then back into the house a couple of weeks later. 30-45 minute job at $20/hour per student.
Adrienne's Tea Garden at Mattick's Farm is hiring for 2 more dishwashers!
The Gardens at Horticulture Centre of the Pacific on Quayle Rd has 3 great summer job opportunities: Gardens Assistant, Events Assistant, and a Youth Development Coordinator. 35 hours per week / $13.00 per hour, from the end of June to the end of August.
Gardening help: Local resident on Searidge Drive is still looking for gardening help for 2-3 hours on weekends. NO lawn mowing required. $12 per hour to start.
June 21st is National Indigenous Peoples Day! Volunteers are needed to help at an NIPD event going to be hosted in partnership with Royal Roads, the local First Nations and the Provincial Government. It will be a day full of learning, eating and fun events for families! If you would like to volunteer to help with the many activities happening on this day, please talk to Mrs. Marshall (Planning & PEP teacher).
Friends of the Dominion Astrophysical Observatory, (DAO), needs 3 artistic students, who love working with children, to face paint images of space and celestial bodies to help with the Observatory 100 year celebrations and DAO fundraiser! Saturday, June 9th, from 4:15- 9:15 pm. Please visit the Career Centre for more info.
Grad Meeting TODAY
There is an important meeting to organize a Grad gift to the school TODAY at lunch in room 303. Be sure to attend to place your vote.
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.
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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.
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.*
Wednesday May 30 News