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Thursday October 4 News

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Thursday October 4 News
by Andrea Martin - Thursday, 4 October 2018, 9:27 AM

Thursday October 4,  2018


A girl’s change purse was found on Tuesday. 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

Gr 12 Spartan Day Helpers
All Grads who are helping out Ms G with Spartan Day: please come to the brief meeting TODAY at lunch in the dance studio. Thank you.

School Photos & Student I.D. Cards
There are lots of school photos and student I.D. cards that have not been picked up yet.  Please come to the office to get yours!! 

Beef Jerkey - Fundraiser
The Senior Boys Basketball ‘Travel Team’ will be selling Beef Jerky products again TODAY at lunch 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.

Clubs Showcase - TODAY

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 TODAY at lunch in the Learning Commons, and find out what’s happening at Claremont!  See you there! 

Girls Volleyball

For the Senior and Junior RED Girls Volleyball teams:  there is a very important meeting TODAY at lunch in room 225.  Please see Mr. Freeburn.

Sr Boys Soccer
For all member of the Sr Boys Soccer team:  there is a short, but mandatory, meeting TODAY at lunch in the textiles room 276.

Sr Boys Volleyball
The Sr. Boys Volleyball Team continued it's undefeated streak in league last night at Royal Bay. Although the Spartans were missing three starters, they defeated Edward Milne 25-08, 25-07, Royal Bay 25-11, 25-17 and Oak Bay 25-18, 25-18.  Special thanks to Ben Manns from the Jr. Team, who joined the squad last night.  The new rankings are out and the Sr, Boys are ranked 3rd in BC. The short-handed Spartans will be competing in the VIU this Friday and Saturday in Nanaimo.

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 – Tonight
Saanich Career Education presents "Parents as Informed Partners" at the Mary Winspear Centre in Sidney TONIGHT 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 Opportunities
Visit the Career Centre for more information.

SCP Cafe at Saanich Commonwealth Place is hiring for help on weekdays and weekends. Shifts are 4-6 hours in length at $12.65/ hour.
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.

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