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Thursday April 25 News

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Thursday April 25 News
by Andrea Martin - Thursday, 25 April 2019, 10:32 AM

Thursday April 25, 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.

No news today.


The Claremont Tennis Team defeated Spectrum yesterday 9 sets to 1 to finish league play at 3-0.
We are still looking for female tennis players to fill the roster.  Any interested girls, see me Mr Gardner in room 327 for info.

Congratulations to the Claremont Golf Team on your successful tournament results in Parksville this week. Team blue placed 1st, shooting a four-player total of 298;  team red placed 5th, shooting 324 (7 strokes out of 2nd place). Grade 9 Willie Bishop was the top golfer of the tournament, shooting 2 under par (70).  Go Spartans!!

Jr Girls Soccer
For the Jr Girls Soccer team: there is a meeting TODAY at lunch, but there will be no game until next week. 

Job Opportunities
Here are some great part time and summer work! Please see the Career Centre for more information.

The Red Barn Market on West Saanich Road is hiring.  Lots of positions available. Please apply in store.  Bring your resume.
Tim Horton's at Royal Oak is hiring! Several shifts available. Please apply in person with your resume.
Adrienne's Tea Garden at Mattick's Farm is hiring for a part time dish washer and ice cream server. Please see Mr. Arsenault with your resume for application information.
The Bottle Depot is looking for full-time summer help. Part-time positions are also available now until July. Competitive wage and great benefits.

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.

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 Forms & Payment – Due Today

Grade 12’s: reminder that all of your grad forms and payment are due TODAY,

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.

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.

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