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Thursday September 13 News

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Thursday September 13 News
by Andrea Martin - Thursday, 13 September 2018, 10:50 AM

Thursday September 13,  2018

NYC 2019 Spring Break

This upcoming Spring Break, Mr. Plant will be leading a Performing Arts-focused Trip to New York City and you're invited!  It's not too late to join in on this amazing opportunity. Interested students are invited to attend a meeting on FRIDAY at lunch in the theatre.  Parents are also welcome to participate on this trip. For more info, please email Mr. Plant at cplant@saanichschools.ca

Photo Day
Photo Day is TODAY in blocks 1 and 2.  Purchasing photos is optional, but all students in all grades need to have school photos taken, for school identification purposes (grade 12’s too - even if you are having grad photos taken later).  Photos can also be ordered ONLINE at mylifetouch.ca, only up to 48 hours after Picture Day, using ID: QU018018Q0

Key Club

If you want to get your service hours, help people and make new friends, come check out the first Key Club meeting TODAY at lunch in Ms. Pang's room (room 135).

Youth For Change and Inclusion
Youth For Change and Inclusion will have its first meeting next MONDAY at lunch in room 302.  YCI is a group that works to raise awareness of social justice issues and create vibrant, inclusive schools and communities.

Spirit Squad
The first Spirit Squad meeting is TUESDAY at lunch in the Dance Studio room 246. This club will be planning and supporting fun school spirit events. See Ms Giordano or Ms McManus for more info.

Fall Sports - Teams and Tryouts
For any and all questions regarding school Athletics and teams, please see Mr Reisig in the PE Office or see the coaches listed below.

Rowing  (Mr Peacock)
Girls Field Hockey (Ms. Taylor )
Jr Girls Volleyball (Mr Freeburn/Mr Ryan) –  practice continues TODAY 3:45-5:25 in the main gym.
Sr Girls Volleyball (Mr Freeburn/Mr Phillips) -  practice continues TODAY 5:30-7:15 pm in the main gym.
Sr Boys Volleyball (Mr Ryan) -  practice continues TODAY 5:30-7:15 pm in the main gym.
Jr Boys Volleyball (Mr Quested/Mr Honer )
Sr Boys Soccer - (Ms Yager/Mr Ravenhill) – tryouts continue TODAY after school.
Jr Boys Soccer (Mr Mitchell/Mr. Earnshaw)
Cross Country (Mr Nelson)
Swimming  (Ms. Marshall) - TBA

University Visit

A rep from the University of Calgary will be at Claremont on MONDAY Sept. 24th at lunch in the Student Lounge. 

Job Opportunity
Adrienne's Tea Garden at Mattick's Farm is looking for dishwashers and cashier personnel.  Must be 16 older; experience is an asset.  Please see Mr. Arsenault in the Career Centre for application information.

Work Experience 12 Credits
A reminder to students wishing to receive Work Experience credits for this year, that you need to register with Mr. Arsenault before the September 30th deadline!  If you have a job or are volunteering, register soon to receive credit for your hours! This time can also count toward the grade 12 Grad Transition requirement. Please visit the Career Centre to sign up soon!

Training Opportunities
Please come to the Career Centre, room 235,  for information about these opportunities.

Food Safe Level 1  - Friday, October 19th, 2018 - (Pro-D Day)- 8:30 am to 4:30 pm - at the SHOAL Centre in Sidney - 10030 Resthaven Drive - Cost is $50. Food Safe is useful for anyone working or wishing to work in the food service, food retail, or food processing industries. You will learn how to handle food safely in order to prevent food from being contaminated.
Retail Training
- *FREE* - This certificate program prepares you for first time work experiences in retail & many other work environments. You will be treated as an employee & you will be working alongside a busy team of staff members. This is a full day commitment on Sundays for 4 weeks each month. Train in working a cash register & counting cash, customer service, creating displays and more! Brentwood Bay and Sidney locations.
Alert First Aid with CPR "C" & AED - Saturday, October 20th, 2018 - 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the SHOAL Centre in Sidney. Cost is $50.

GRAD 2019
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Free Passes for Western Speedway

Claremont has been given a large number of FREE family passes for Western Speedway for this SATURDAY Sept 15th.  Races include: Wing Sprint Cars, Stock Cars, Minis, Otra, and Dwarfs.  Students and staff: come to the office to pick up some tickets.  Each family pass is good for 2 adults + 2 youth.

*If you need a reminder about any of this information, the daily announcements are posted outside of the front office.*