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Friday March 15 News

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Friday March 15 News
by Andrea Martin - Friday, 15 March 2019, 9:41 AM

Friday March 15, 2019

Musical Theatre: The Addams Family

There are only three final shows of The Addams Family: 7pm shows TONIGHT and SATURDAY, plus a 1pm matinee on SATURDAY.  This show is laugh-out-loud funny and highly entertaining! Come see your fellow students in their wacky and spooky character roles on stage.  Tickets are on sale through Mrs. Marshall in the accounting office, or at the door.  $15 for Adults, or $12 for Students/Seniors. Open seating.

Talent Show – Last Day to Sign Up
TODAY is the last day to sign up for the Talent Show. Ms Giordano will be emailing you over the break to confirm your act. The Talent Show will be the week of April 15th.

Times Colonist 10K
There is still time to sign up to be on Claremont’s TC 10K team. This year's race is on Sunday April 28th and our team is open to all staff and students who wish to run, walk or jog. No experience is necessary. Register online and make sure you select School Team Challenge and Team Name “Claremont Spartans” from the drop down menu. See Ms. Graves for more information.

Youth For Change and Inclusion

Claremont YCI would like to thank you for your support with our clothing drive.  We raised 320 articles of clothing for Threshold Youth Housing units!

Jr Girls Soccer

For all Jr Girls Soccer players: there is a meeting TODAY at lunch with Ms Harte in room 303.

Coast Capital Savings Internship Program

The Coast Capital Savings - Youth Get It - Internship Program recruitment is underway! Coast Capital offers this valuable, fun, and paid work experience opportunity to students entering grade 11 or 12 in September 2019. There are 8 positions available in the Greater Victoria area. Deadline for applications is April 5. Visit the Career Centre for program and application information forms.

Saanich Summer Internship Program
Saanich Parks & Recreation: Summer Internship Program is designed to support youth ages 16-18 years to gain valuable work experience. Mentored part-time and full-time placements are available in summer camps and community settings throughout Saanich. Interns receive up to $500 for completing the program!  Application deadline is May 15.  Apply by sending an e-mail to Alana.Goddard@saanich.ca  explaining why you want to be a summer intern or phone 250-475-7624 for more information.

Volunteer Opportunities
The Neal Estate Team's Annual Easter Egg Hunt needs volunteers! This fun event is taking place at Beaver Lake Park on Saturday April 20th and supports the BC Children's Hospital.  Please consider helping out! There are a variety of positions available such as face painting, cooking decorating and even being the Easter Bunny himself!  Check out the Career Centre for more information.

Volunteers are wanted for the Victoria International Jazz Fest, June 21-30.  Calling all musical students! If you play any of the following instruments, WE NEED YOU! - Guitar, Trumpet, Keyboard, Trombone, Double Bass or Alto Saxophone. We need volunteer help with this year's Tom Lee instrument petting zoo, to help kids try out different instruments. Stop by the Career Centre for more information and application forms or visit: jazzvictoria.ca for more details.

Job Opportunities
Visit the Career Centre for more details on these and many other job opportunities!

Local yard/garden clean-up and maintenance (raking and tidying up) is needed by a local senior. Part-time.  $15.00/hour.  Long-term yard and garden maintenance potential for the right candidate. Please, no smoking and no dogs on the property.
Peninsula Country Market at Stellys Fair Grounds: June 1–October 13.  2 Students are hired to help out at this weekly market each year. If you like to be outdoors, the sound of live music, fresh fruit & veggies this is a wonderful summer job!
Yard clean-up in North Saanich. $60 for 2-3 hours work picking up and stacking fallen branches.
Summer housekeeping for large home North Saanich  -  20 hours per week @ $15.00/hour.
Spreading gravel on 10 ft. garden bed in Sidney.  Approx. 2 hours @ $15.00/hour.visit the Career Centre.
Chuck's Burger Bar in Sidney is looking for someone to join their team as a dishwasher, Thursday to Saturday evenings. Earn wages + tips.  Experience is not necessary, just a positive attitude! 

GRAD 2019
New Scholarship Updates

Get the latest updates and information on Scholarships sent to your phone or mobile device, download the Hangouts Chat app, login with your sd63 account and join the Scholarships room.  Be sure to turn notifications on.  Tens of thousands of dollars will be up for grabs in the next two months.  Don't miss out! 

NEW UVic Admission Acceptance Deadline – May 1
Attention students with offers of admission to UVic in September 2019: please note that your admission acceptance deadline has been moved up to May 1st, instead of June 1st! If you have any questions or concerns please contact the UVic recruiter for Claremont.

Grad Transition
Reminder to Grads to get your Grad Transition forms and interview completed while you still have time to choose your own person to interview you!  GT forms are available from the Career Centre.

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Family Resources Fair

A family resources fair is being planned by School District 63, combining the "Life After High School" and the "Community Living Resource Fair." This will be a chance for the community to network with current service providers to learn about who they are and what supports and services they provide for children, youth and adults with developmental or intellectual disabilities.  Saturday April 6, 11:30 – 3:30 at the Royal Oak Middle School gymnasium.

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.*