Monday June 4, 2018
There will be a Home Room this THURSDAY June 7 at the very start of Block 1 (9:00) for all students. The revised class schedule will be:
Homeroom 9:00 – 9:25
Block 1 9:28 – 10:43
Block 2 10:49 – 12:06
Lunch 12:06 – 12:52
Block 3 12:52 – 2:07
Block 4 2:13 - 3:28
Time is running out to order a year book. Please see Ms Marshall in the Accounting office. $45. There will be a table set up each day at lunch hour this week in the student lounge, with a list of everyone who has already ordered one, if you need to check this.
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!!
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Sr Boys Rugby
Congratulations to the Senior Boys Rugby Team, who finished 5th in the Tier 1 AAA division in Abbotsford last week. The boys played hard all season and represented Claremont well. Go Spartans!
Track & Field
Congratulations to all of our athletes who were in Langley last week competing in the Track and Field Provincial Championships! Our Spartans showed great sportsmanship and there were many personal bests achieved. Special shout-out to Rebecca Dutchak who won Gold in Triple Jump, Silver in Long Jump, and 6th in 200m, and to Quinn Matthews who won 7th in high jump. Thanks for a great season!
The Spartan Nation had a very successful competition at the Rowing Nationals in St. Catharines last week. There were gutsy performances by each crew. Against top competition, our Spartans finished with: 1 Gold, 4 Silver, and 3 Bronze medals. A terrific performance by all athletes who represented our program and school with class and respectfulness throughout the week on and off the course.
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. They also have 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.
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.
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.
Questions About Dry Grad?
Please check the Claremont Dry Grad page of the Claremont website for all information related to the Dry Grad event!
Dry Grad 2018 – June 28
Grade 12 Parents, we need your help! We require volunteers in a variety of key positions! Please consider volunteering at the Dry Grad. For volunteer opportunities and to sign up, please follow the following link: https://signup.com/client/invitation2/secure/2089581/false#/invitation
Grade 11 Parents, please consider volunteering at Dry Grad 2018 to gain valuable experience and insight for the planning of Dry Grad 2019! Please follow the link for opportunities. https://signup.com/client/invitation2/secure/2089581/false#/invitation
The Claremont Dry Grad Committee has been fortunate to coordinate our efforts with the Stellys Dry Grad Committee this year. This is an enormous cost saving venture for us. Stellys will help us with the decorating and set up. In kind, Claremont is responsible to assist with decorating and take down the following evening. For this to be a success, please consider lending a hand.
If you have questions or concerns please contact the Chair, Paula Skilton, at firstname.lastname@example.org
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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.*