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Wednesday October 3 News

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Wednesday October 3 News
by Andrea Martin - Wednesday, 3 October 2018, 10:56 AM

Wednesday October 3,  2018


A girl’s change purse was found yesterday. Please come to the office to claim it.

Spartan Day – Toonies for Terry
Our first Spartan Day is THIS FRIDAY Oct. 5th!  We have 3 Spartan Days a year to celebrate being a Spartan and give back to our community. This Spartan Day is in support of the Terry Fox Foundation. Our campaign is called "Toonies for Terry”. We hope that each student and staff member donate 1 (or more) toonies to this wonderful cause.  Please bring your toonies to your block 2 class on Friday and please wear RED.
Revised class schedule for Spartan Day:
Block 1  9:00-10:05
Block 2  10:10-11:15
Terry Fox Walk/Run  11:15-11:50
Lunch  11:50-12:33
Block 3  12:33-1:38
Block 4  1:43-2:48

School Photos
It you haven’t picked up your school photos and student I.D. cards, they will be handed out again TODAY at the start of lunch at the Ridge Theatre box office counter.

Beef Jerkey - Fundraiser
The Senior Boys Basketball ‘Travel Team’ will be selling Beef Jerky products at lunch TODAY in the lounge. Come to the  ‘Feed Your Wildside Lounge’ to help support the boys and grab a light snack from a variety of options and flavours, ranging from $2 - $3.50.


Youth For Change and Inclusion meets TODAY at lunch in room 302.

Clubs Showcase - Thursday Oct. 4
It's never too late to join a club!  From Magic, Robotics, School Spirit, Community Service, various Arts, Science, and more ...there's something for everyone!  Check out the Clubs Showcase TOMORROW (Thursday) at lunch in the Learning Commons, and find out what’s happening at Claremont!  See you there! 

Field Hockey

There is a Field Hockey meeting TODAY at lunch in room 276 to check our numbers for the game.   You will need to be excused from class at 2:20pm for the early game at UVic.

Swim Team
If you are still interested in signing up for the Claremont Swim Team, time is running out.  You must sign up with Mrs. Marshall in room 336 by the end of TODAY to swim in the meet on October 21.

Curling Team
A reminder that we will be having our second Curling Team meeting TODAY at lunch in room 225.  Please bring completed paperwork (see Mr. Hayes if you haven't grabbed the player package yet).  First curling session is next Wednesday, October 10!

Trade Program Seats at Camosun

Camosun College still has seats available for 2019 intakes of SIP (South Island Partnership) Programs in: Carpentry Foundation; Cook Foundation; Electrical Foundation; Fine Furniture; Joinery; Piping Foundation; Refrigeration; Sheet Metal Foundation; and Welding Foundation. Get more information about receiving both high school and college credits and free tuition with these programs from Mr. Arsenault in the Career Centre.

Parents as Informed Partners – Oct. 4
Saanich Career Education presents "Parents as Informed Partners" at the Mary Winspear Centre in Sidney this THURSDAY, Oct. 4th at 7:00 pm. Learn about various specialty programs, "dual credit", post secondary and trades training while still in high school, hear from a parent & student panel, partner post secondary institutions, and much more! Visit the Career Centre for more information on this great career path information meeting!

Upcoming Job Fair
WorkBC Victoria Job Fair: Thursday, October 18, from 1- 4 pm at the Central Baptist Church in Victoria!Come prepared with copies of your resume and ready for interviews with featured employers including Wal-Mart, Fairway Markets, Canadian Tire, Lowe's, Slegg Lumber and more!

Job Opportunity
Visit the Career Centre for more information.
Canadian Tire @ Broadmead is getting ready to gear up for the Xmas season and is looking to hire for 6-8 cashier positions!  Part-time employees are expected to be available at least one weekend day and either one of Thursday or Friday nights, with more shifts available if desired. 

Volunteer Opportunities
Please visit the Career Centre for more information.

Island Health and Saanich Peninsula Hospital have volunteer opportunities;  this is a great opportunity for students considering a career in health care.

GRAD 2019
Grad Portraits

Grads, have you booked your appointment yet for your portraits?  Lifetouch will have their portable photo studio here starting next week!  Be sure to book your appointment right away.  All details are on the Claremont Grad Page.

Grad 2019 Pinnies – Orders Due Friday
If you wish to order a Grad 2019 Pinnie, order forms are online on the Grad 2019 Page of the Claremont website; there are also some paper copies available in the office.  Pinnies are $35. Deadline to order is THIS FRIDAY October 5th.

Camp Qwanoes

Students going to Camp Qwanoes next Wednesday: do you have a sleeping bag and warm clothes ready?

Whistler Ski Trip
Whistler packages are ready for pick up from Brenda's office now.  Limited space!

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.

Cordova Bay Local Area Plan
If you are under 50 and living in Cordova Bay, you are invited to contribute to the Cordova Bay Local Area Plan Update (guiding, planning and land use decisions for the community over the next 20 to 30 years).  There is an upcoming interactive workshop, seeking constructive input from younger age groups and those raising families. Discuss issues such as: parks, housing, transportation, safety, the Village and more. Please join in to share what is important to you. WEDNESDAY, October 3, 5:30-7:00pm @ the Claremont Learning Commons. Pizza and refreshments provided for everyone.

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