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Thursday January 10 News

 
 
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Thursday January 10 News
by Andrea Martin - Thursday, 10 January 2019, 10:09 AM
 

THE CHRONICLE
Thursday January 10, 2019

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS
Lost

A girl’s rose gold Pandora ring was lost on Tuesday.  If you have found this ring, please help out your fellow student and bring it to the office.

AP Chemistry - Forms Due Friday
Students registered for AP Chemistry in second semester must see Mr. Ewan in room 206 to pick up their permission form and lab manual TODAY.  Forms are due TOMORROW (Friday).  The first AP Chem lab is Monday at UVic. Students who miss this lab may be dropped from the course.

Canadian Computing Contest 
Anyone interested in writing the Waterloo Canadian Computing Contest, please see Mr. Beeston this week.

Exam Schedule
The January exam schedule has been posted on the Claremont website. Please triple check your dates and speak with teachers about any conflicts.

Numeracy Exam
Any grade student who would like to write or re-write the numeracy exam, please sign your name on a list in the office.  If you are currently in a grade 11 math class, your numeracy math assessment has already been built into exam week.

Night of Dance
The Night of Dance shows are next week on TUESDAY and WEDNESDAY nights at 7pm. Tickets are only $5 for Claremont students ($10 for all others), and are on sale at lunch in the dance studio TODAY.

CLUBS
Key Club

A reminder that there is a Key Club meeting TODAY at lunch in Ms. Pang's room (135).

ATHLETICS
No news today.

CAREER CENTRE
Fairmont Empress Hiring Fair – Jan. 24

The Fairmont Empress Hotel is holding a hiring fair at the hotel on Thursday, January 24th,  9 am - 12 pm. There are many temporary summer positions and part-time permanent entry level positions available for interested students. Choose from roles in the housekeeping, banquets and stewarding areas. Competitive wages. Be prepared with your resume for an on the spot interview!  Visit the Career Centre for more information.

Animation Work Experience Opportunity
Animal Logic, a world leader in Feature Animation that creates such films as The Lego Movie 2, Peter Rabbit and Guardians of the Galaxy 2, is going to be running a second ‘work experience week’ for grade 11 students from BC at their Studio in downtown Vancouver!  Successful applicants will spend the week learning and applying a variety of computer animation related skills. Students achieve all of their 30 hours work experience, in one fun and exciting week!  This event will be taking place March 18-22 (during Spring Break). Please visit the Career Centre for more information or check out www.animallogic.com.

Women In Trades & Technology – Feb. 20
Camosun College will be hosting the annual Women In Trades & Technology event on Wednesday, February 20st. Students will have the opportunity to explore and participate in activities in trades of Carpentry, Electrical, Automotive Service Technician, Sheet Metal/Metal Fabrication, plus four technology areas including Computer Science, Civil Engineering, Electronic Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. This is a whole day event open to a limited number of female students from SD63, and lunch will be provided. Interested students please sign up in the Career Centre.

Volunteer Opportunity
UVic’s Tsukino-Con Convention is looking for volunteers to help with this year's anime, games and Japanese culture convention, February 22-24. Volunteers must be a minimum 14 years of age. Tsukino-Con is a non-profit organization that supports a variety of charities including Child's Play, the BC SPCA, as well as the Mustard Seed and UVic Food Bank.  Please visit the Career Centre for more information.

Job Opportunities
Consider employment and career opportunities with the Peninsula Co-op!  Full and part time schedules with benefits available, flexible schedules, annual profit sharing, development programs and more!Learn more at www.peninsulaco-op.com/employment or visit the Career Centre.

Lattitude Global Volunteering Presentation – Jan. 14
Have you considered doing a GAP year before going on to post secondary?  Lattitude Global Volunteering offers volunteer opportunities all around the world, lasting from 3 to 12 months. Learn through cultural immersion: volunteer as a teaching assistant, medical assistant, teacher, outdoor educator and more. Find out more about a GAP experience through Lattitude Global Volunteering on MONDAY, January 14th at lunch in the Learning Commons. 

GRAD 2019
Yearbook: Grad Write-Ups

Grads, please make sure you submit your grad write-up for the yearbook. The submission needs to be done online with your GOOGLE account on the Grad Page. All instructions and the link are on the Grad Page and the deadline is January 31st.

Grad Photo Retakes – Jan. 21 & 22
Lifetouch will be back at Claremont for two days only, January 21 & 22 to do Grad Photo Retakes and take photos of students that missed the original date.  The Lifetouch website is ready for grads to go online and book their appointments.  Please go to www.lifetouch.ca/victoria  or call 250-744-4100 if you require assistance.
If you are having retakes, please bring your original package and if you are having photos taken for the first time please bring the sitting fee of $25

Grad Transition
Happy New year, welcome back!
Now please get on the GT track!
Time is ticking to get it done,
Before the interview day will come!
GT forms are available from the Career Centre.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
No news today.

COMMUNITY NEWS
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.*