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Friday November 16 News

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Friday November 16 News
by Andrea Martin - Friday, 16 November 2018, 11:25 AM

Friday November 16, 2018

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AP Physics Meeting
Any AP Physics students participating in the Physics Olympics are required to meet TODAY at lunch in Room 133.

Report Cards – Nov. 20
Report cards will be handed on TUESDAY Nov 20 in Home Room at the very start of block 4 (2:06).  As soon as students have picked up their report cards, they are to go directly to their block 4 classes. There will be no adjustment to the class schedule.

Learning Commons
In celebration of creative pursuits and unique talents, the Learning Commons theme this month is: Dream, Create, and Inspire.  Stop by and enjoy some colouring projects, contests, and some fun demos later in the month! See your LC staff or the Learning Commons Twitter for more details.

Spirit Squad: Pyjama Day

Reminder to everyone wearing pyjamas TODAY: come get a free hot chocolate at lunch in the lounge.

Reach for the Top
Calling all Trivia Buffs! Do you love Jeopardy? Do you love trivia? Join an informal round of Reach for the Top - a team trivia competition.  Every WEDNESDAY at lunch in Ms. Tong's room (323).  Spectators are welcome.

Girls Lacrosse Class

Girls Lacrosse Class: please pop by the P.E. office during lunch hour TODAY and let Ms. Taylor know if you will be at the practice after school. 
Also a reminder of our meeting on MONDAY, Nov.19th at lunch in room 276 to sign up for working at the concession and to put together our player roster for our Friday Night Lights game.

Sr. Boys Volleyball
The Sr. Boys "AAA" Volleyball Island Championships are TODAY and SATURDAY at Claremont. We would like to invite classes down to support and cheer for your Spartans. TODAY, Claremont plays in the main gym at:
1:15pm vs Belmont
3:45pm vs Royal Bay
6:15pm vs Dover Bay.

The action continues on Saturday at 10am with the gold medal match at 4:30pm.  We are looking for scorekeepers and people to line each game in both gyms during Friday and Saturday. If you are interested in helping out, please see Mr. Ryan in the PE office asap. Thanks!

UX Day 2018

UX Day is an opportunity for students, parents, and teachers to learn more about the great programs available for youth interested in science & technology on Southern Vancouver Island.  This event is taking place on Saturday, December 1st, from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM at the UVic ECS Building. Free admission! Come discover the Science and Technology Exploration opportunities for Vancouver Island youth! Visit the Career Centre for more information.

Job Opportunities
Visit the Career Centre for more info about these and other job opportunities.

The Shoal Centre in Sidney is looking to hire a few energetic students to help at the many Christmas events that are booked during the Christmas Season this year. Duties include: serving, clearing and dish washing. Shifts will be 4 hours from approximately 5:00pm to 9:00pm. $17.00/hour. Qualifications: Food Safe & WHIMIS (you can do these online), plus eagerness to learn about working events, kitchen and serving.

A retiree living in North Saanich is looking for weekend help with outdoor & garden work: resetting patio paving stones, spreading bark mulch & general garden maintenance. 6 to 8 hours daily Saturdays and Sundays for 1-3 months or until the job is complete @ 15.00 to $20.00 an hour. Some heavy lifting required. Help with transportation available if required. 

Long-term, Saturday outdoor/gardening job opportunity. Strong student needed for help with general garden maintenance: some shovelling, wheel-barrowing, weeding, raking etc. 3-4 hours each time @ $13 per hour. Located north end of Elk Lake.

District Hairdressing Program
Any students interested in the dual credit Cosmo/Hairdressing Program, offered by SD#63 in partnership with Vancouver Island University, please see Mr. Arsenault  in the Career Centre to sign up for the Feb. 2019 start!

Volunteer Opportunities
For more information on these and other volunteer opportunities, please visit the Career Centre.

Calling all bookworms: Sidney & Peninsula Literary Festival is having Jack Knox speak and they need some volunteer help @ SHOAL Centre, November 23, 6:30 – 9:30 pm. Three volunteers to help with tickets, welcome people at the door, and assist with new memberships.

Lions Club Breakfast with Santa @ Mary Winspear Centre, December 1. Put on your Santa hats! The Lions cook the food and we serve it to the bright eyed young families who come to tell Santa how good they have been and what they want for Christmas.

SHOAL Centre Bridge Club Dinner and Banquet: December 5. Students who are looking for serving and/or banquet experience or just wanting it get in the Christmas spirit will love this event. 2 volunteers needed.

Sidney Aviation Museum Open House, December 28th. This event is so much fun! Families come to the museum to see the antique planes and participate in activities such as: paper airplane making, crafts, aircraft carrier demonstration, flight simulators and this year’s new flying maze. Student volunteers support all these activities!

GRAD 2019
Winter Gala Tickets

Winter Gala tickets are for sale this week in the Accounting office. Each $50 ticket includes a formal dinner, dessert and DJ dance. Cash, cheques, debit and credit cards are all accepted. 

Grad Wear
TODAY is the final day to order 2019 Grad Wear!  Clothing order forms are available at the main office or the accounting office.  Forms and payment are to be returned to the Accounting office by the end of today.

Grad Transition
Reminder to grads that GT is a graduation requirement.  Pick up your forms from the Career Centre and interview with your favourite teacher! 

No news today.

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.

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