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Friday June 15 News

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Friday June 15 News
by Andrea Martin - Friday, 15 June 2018, 9:59 AM

Friday June 15,  2018

After School Support

After school study support will continue next week on MONDAY, TUESDAY and WEDNESDAY (Monday will take the place of the usual Thursday).

Exam Week
The exam schedule is posted on the Claremont website.  Please triple check your exam times and be sure to bring all appropriate exam supplies with you: pens, pencils, erasers, and calculator.

Request for Exam Week
Royal Oak Middle School would like to remind Claremont students that our Exam Week is for studying and writing exams... not for visiting your former middle school teachers.  Please respect ROMS' request and stay away from their school during exam week.

Home Room: Tuesday June 19
There will be a Home Room on TUESDAY June 19 in the last part of block 3.  This Home Room will be for students to pick up their preliminary timetables for next year and to clean out lockers.  Make sure you bring a bag to put your belongings into!!

New York 2019 – Info Meeting Today
It is not too late for any interested students to join the exciting trip to Spring Break 2019 New York City Trip. Mr. Plant will hold a meeting for new students TODAY at lunch in the theatre.  There is a $150 discount if you sign up before June 30th. Any parent can email Mr. Plant at cplant@sd63.bc.ca for more info.

World Refugee Day Play: Tues June 19th
This coming June 20th is World Refugee Day.  Please come to the Ridge Playhouse on TUESDAY June 19th at lunch to see a new play about this important topic. We are the only school in the CRD that is having this play performed for them; the play is written and performed by newcomer, immigrant and refugee youth and is FREE!

Claremont Keychains
There are a few Claremont keychains left, made on a 3D printer by our very own student, Braiden! They are only $5 and are for sale in the Office.  These are a fun keepsake for students and they also make a great gift.
The keychains remaining are:
Sports: badminton, basketball, lacrosse, rowing,  rugby, soccer, swimming, tennis, volleyball, and Coach.
Interests: IGS, Key Club, Trades, Drama, Science... and one last Grad 2018!!

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!

If you have already ordered a yearbook, they will be distributed at the Spartan Store at lunch time TODAY.  There is still time to buy a yearbook; please see Ms Marshall in the Accounting office. $45. 

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Athletics Awards

Reminder for all students, grade 9-12, that played on a school sports team this year...  The Athletics Awards & Banquet are on TUESDAY, June 19 from 4-6pm.  We want to see all of our athletes there!  There is no cost if you paid your athletics fee; $10 if you did not.  You get pizza and a T-shirt!  Everyone must pick up their ticket at lunch in the Student Lounge, today, Monday or Tuesday.

Job Opportunities

Gardening work help is needed by a local resident. This job pays well and is long-term. Please visit the Career Centre for contact information.
Specific Mechanical Systems is a manufacturer of micro-brewing, food processing and pharmaceutical equipment, and they are hiring for labouring help in their Finishing Department. Located in the Keating Industrial park. Please visit 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.

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

Change of location: TODAY at lunch, at the office.
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.

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

Questions About Dry Grad?
Please check the Claremont Dry Grad page of the Claremont website for all information related to the Dry Grad event!

International Students Who are Leaving Claremont

All graduating and leaving students, please pick up a Leaving Check-list sheet from Brenda.

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.*