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Wednesday April 24 News

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Wednesday April 24 News
by Andrea Martin - Wednesday, 24 April 2019, 10:18 AM

Wednesday April 24, 2019

Blood Drive – May 13

Lets roll up our sleeves Claremont and donate!  Canadian Blood Services will be in the small gym on MONDAY Monday, May 13th for a blood drive.  Each unit of blood collected will save 3 lives. Donors must be 17yrs or older to donate. See Ms Chapman for more details and to book an appointment.

Report Cards – April 30
Report cards will be distributed in Home Room next TUESDAY April 30 at the end of block 1.

Studio 63 Opening for Free Hair Appointments
Did you know that School District #63 has its own Hairstylist training program?  Studio 63 offers Hairdressing training in partnership with Vancouver Island University.  Appointments can be made at the studio Mondays-Wednesdays from 12:30 to 4:00 pm or Thursdays from 11:30 to 6:00pm for a free haircut, style or up-do!  To book an appointment, call 250 652-5381 and support our own SD#63 Hairdressing program (located at the Saanichton Learning Centre, 1649 Mt Newton X Rd).

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Jr Girls Soccer

Congratulations to the Junior Girls Soccer Team on finishing their regular season undefeated.
There is a team meeting on THURSDAY at lunch, but there will be no game until next week. 

Athletes of the Month
Congrats to the following students on being named Spartan "Athlete of the Month" for February:
Senior Boys - Nik Babaeff
Senior Girl - Kasha Ross
Junior Girl - Reese Manns
Junior Boy - Ben Manns
Read more about their accomplishments in the display cases outside the gyms.
Winners for March will be announced later this week.

Job Fair – April 29

The Fairmont Empress is holding its last Career Fair of the season on MONDAY April 29th from 3:00-6:00 pm at the hotel. There are still quite a few positions available that are great for summer jobs. Check out the posting in the Career Centre for more information, or email taylor.acton@fairmont.com

Free Training – Face Painting
Introduction to Face Painting – Saturday May 4, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Shoal Centre, 10030 Resthaven Drive, Sidney.  This is a fun hands on workshop using You tube and imagination!  A great skill to have for volunteering or working at fairs, festivals or farm markets! More info in the Career Centre.

Job Opportunities
Please visit the Career Centre for more information about these jobs.

The Bottle Depot is looking for full-time summer help. Part-time positions are also available now until July. Competitive wage and great benefits.

Camp Ignite – Summer 2019
Camp Ignite is a Youth Fire Fighter Mentorship Program for grade 11 & 12 girls, ages 16-18.  It is a   4-day camp that educates and inspires young women about careers in firefighting. This camp offers girls an introduction to the world of firefighting as well as learning about fitness, nutrition, health and teamwork. This year's camp will run from August 8-11, 2019.  Saanich Fire is looking to sponsor one grade 11 or 12 girl to attend. Application deadline is June 1. Please visit the Career Centre for application packages.

UVic Medical Program Info – May 7
Are you interested in becoming a doctor? Do you know you can earn your MD at UVic? The Island Medical Program delivers the UBC MD Undergraduate Program in partnership with the University of Victoria and Island Health. Learn more about the MD admissions process at the upcoming high school information session on Tuesday, May 7, from 6:30-8:00 pm, in the UVic Medical Sciences Building, room 105.

Saanich Summer Internship Program
Saanich Parks and Recreation is offering a Summer Internship Program designed for youth 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 via email to Alana.Goddard@saanich.ca explaining why you want to be a summer intern. Good luck!

GRAD 2019
Grad Transition

Grade 12 students:  please check over lists posted in the main foyer and by the Learning Commons. If your name is listed, your GT has not been completed and/or your forms have not been submitted, and you are scheduled for a GT interview THIS THURSDAY.  Please pick up your interview appointment slip from Mrs. Rhodes in the Career Centre asap!  Students who are no-shows at the scheduled appointment will be required to meet with Mr. Westhaver and explain in writing why the appointment was missed.
** Remember to dress appropriately and bring your cover-letter, resume and your GT forms to the interview! **

Grad Forms & Payment – Due April 25
Grade 12’s: reminder that all of your grad forms and payment are due THIS THURSDAY April 25.

Beacon Community Services is a leader in the community whose mission is to help people and improve lives.  BCS offers up to 4 scholarships of $1500 to graduating Grade 12 students who show dedication to community service/volunteerism.  Deadline to apply for this scholarship is May 1.  See Ms Tong or visit the Career Centre for more information and application details.

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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.*