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Thursday June 7 News

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Thursday June 7 News
by Andrea Martin - Thursday, 7 June 2018, 10:10 AM

Thursday June 7,  2018

Home Room Today – Revised Class Schedule

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

Student Success – Beach Volleyball
Gerry Peng and Pablo Villegas (grade 11’s) played doubles at the High School Beach Open - Island in Parksville, last weekend, and they won the silver medal (2nd place).  Congratulations!!

Vancouver Drama Field Trip
All interested students in a trip to Vancouver June 16 & 17 to see 2 musicals and a play: Mama Mia, Once, and Macbeth).  Please see Mr Plant or Mrs Giordano for a permission form.  This trip is going to be EPIC.

Basketball Game: Staff vs 2018 Boys Travel Team.
This upcoming MONDAY at lunch time there will be a basketball game between the almighty Staff and the 2018 Boys Basketball travel team. Tickets are being sold at lunch time and around the school for $2 to help fund raise for their trip to Hawaii in December. Get your tickets while they last and come cheer on your fellow Spartans.

Learning Commons Book Return
A pirate ship has taken over the Learning Commons! Renowned pirate Captain James Book is requesting that outstanding books be returned by June 15. Any landlubbers with clear library accounts by the end of the month may receive a special surprise. Stay tuned and get those books back!

Year Books
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.

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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Free Tibet Club

Free Tibet Claremont will be hosting a movie night TOMORROW (Friday) at 4:00! We will be playing Kundun, a movie that highlights the current humanitarian crisis going on in Tibet. There will be popcorn for sale!

Golf Team
Congratulations to the Claremont Spartans Golf Team who placed 4th out of 22 teams at the BC "AAA" Championships this week in Nanaimo. Although the Spartans did not get on the podium, they met their goal of earning a top 5 finish. 
Richard Zhang (Grade 10) was the top male golfer in the tournament, shooting 76 on Tuesday and 71 (1 under par) on Wednesday.  He also won a ‘closest to the pin’ award.  
Ayano Takasaki (Grade 12) was the 4th place female in the tournament. 

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.

Volunteer Opportunity
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).

GRAD 2018
Grad Banquet Table Sign-Up
THURSDAY June 14 and FRIDAY June 15 at lunch only in Room 303.

Tables can seat up to 12 people.
1. Choose one person to represent your group.
2. Your group can be from 1–12 people.
3. Names can only be on one list, so confirm each Grad (and Guest) wants to be in your group.
4. Write out a list of who is sitting at your table (Sign-up forms are in the office.; No List, No Sign-up.)
  a. First and Last Name of Grads.
  b. First and Last Name of Guests.
5. If you don’t sign up by the end of lunch on Friday June 15th, tables will be assigned for you.

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
Volunteers Needed
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 claremontdrygrad@gmail.com

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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.

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.*