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Monday June 18 News

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Monday June 18 News
by Andrea Martin - Monday, 18 June 2018, 2:16 PM

Monday June 18,  2018

Year-Long Drama Film Today

Students on spares in blocks 2 or 3 today are invited to come see a Year-Long Drama film project by Steven Hao in the Ridge theatre.

After School Support
After school study support will continue this week, TODAY, TUESDAY and WEDNESDAY (today 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 TOMORROW (Tuesday) 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!!

World Refugee Day Play: Tues June 19th
This coming June 20th is World Refugee Day.  Please come to the Ridge Playhouse TOMORROW (Tuesday) 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, volleyball, and Coach.
Interests: IGS, Key Club, Trades, Drama, and Science

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!

Yearbooks will be distributed again TODAY at lunch at the Spartan Store.  There is still time to buy a yearbook; please see Ms Marshall in the Accounting office. $45. 

No news today.

Best Buddies

For all current Peer Buddies, and anyone interested in joining Best Buddies next year: there is an important meeting TODAY at lunch in room 312.  Please see Mrs. Stetson if you are not able to attend this meeting, but do plan to join Best Buddies next year.

Athletics Awards

Reminder for all students, grade 9-12, that played on a school sports team this year...  The Athletics Awards & Banquet are TOMORROW (Tuesday) 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 or Tuesday.

Job Opportunities

Local resident needs help with lots of gardening work. 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.

GRAD 2018
Grad Clothing Drop-Off

Grads & Guests must drop off casual clothing (including shoes) that will be worn for the Dry Grad Celebration, at the main foyer at Claremont school during these times:
Monday June 25: 11am - 5pm
Tuesday June 26: 11am - 5pm
Wednesday June 27: 11am - 5pm

Clothing must be in a zippered garment bag (not plastic) on a sturdy hanger. Please make sure the bag is labelled with your full name. Separate bags for grad and guest are required. All bags will be inspected for banned substances. Clothing will be kept in a locked room at all times. Questions? Contact: claremontdrygrad@gmail.com

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.*