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Thursday September 5 News

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Thursday September 5 News
by Andrea Martin - Thursday, 5 September 2019, 10:04 AM


Thursday September 5, 2019


School Forms – Return to the Accounting Office

Reminder to please return all of your school forms and fee payments by the end of this week (student demographics, locker selection, Google Accounts. All forms, cheques and cash are to be returned to the ACCOUNTING OFFICE. 

Timetables and Course Changes

All requests for course changes must be submitted to the office on a Course Change Request Form. These can be picked up in the Learning Commons TODAY, and must be submitted to the office before the end of TOMORROW (Friday Sept. 6th). 

Counsellor Appointments

Counsellors will not be available for booking individual appointments until Monday September 16th as they will be dealing with urgent scheduling situations as required. If a counsellor needs to see you regarding changes to your courses, they will locate you. Only course changes submitted on a Course Change Request Form will be considered. Please do not send emails requesting changes. If you have an urgent situation, please come to the main office and we will make sure you are taken care of in a timely manner.

Musical Theatre – The Little Mermaid

There is still room to join Musical Theatre (this year’s production is “The Little Mermaid.”)  Classes are Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:38 – 5:45.  If you are curious about this program, come check it out.  The first class is TODAY.  Everyone is welcome!!

School Photos – Today

Photo Day is TODAY in blocks 1 and 2.  Purchasing photos is optional, but all students in all grades need to have school photos taken for school identification purposes (grade 12’s too - even if you are having grad photos taken later).  Order forms are available in the office, but have also been handed out in Home Room.  

Lunch at the Cafeteria

Pizza will be for sale at the cafeteria ($2.50 per slice) for the first few days of the school year starting TODAY.  When the cafeteria class is up and running, lunchtime cafeteria will be available with a range of sandwiches, wraps, soups, salads, drinks, and sweets.

Cafeteria Punch Card

Cafeteria punch cards are available to purchase from the Accounting office for $5 or $10.  This is a great option if you find yourself out of cash or if the ATM is out of order at lunch time.

Student Parking

Starting next week, all students who are parking in the student parking lot need to be registered.  Permission forms will be in the office starting Monday Sept 9th.  To become registered, the office needs: a parent-signed registration form, a photocopy of your driver’s licence, a photocopy of your car insurance, and $2 for the parking pass.


Stay tuned for information about a wide range of clubs at Claremont.  There is something for everyone!!

Key Club

Get free snacks, meet new people, and earn service hours with Key Club.  First meeting is NEXT THURSDAY (Sept 12th) at lunch in room 135. Come by to learn more.




Meetings, open gym and tryouts are available to all interested students.

JR GIRLS Volleyball  

Thursday Sept 5  3:45-5:30 (open gym) - big gym (Mr Waller, Mr Freeburn, Ms. Foster)

Friday Sept 6  3:00-4:30 (open gym) - small gym 

Monday Sept 9  3:45  (tryouts) - big gym

Tues Sept 10 3:45  (tryouts) - big gym 

JR BOYS Volleyball

Thursday Sept 5  3:45-5:30 (tryouts) - small gym (Mr Quested, Ms Heppell)

Friday Sept 6  3:00-4:30 (tryouts)- big gym 

Monday Sept 9  3:45 - (small gym)

Wednesday Sept 11  3:00-4:30 – big gym

SR GIRLS Volleyball

Monday Sept 9  5:30 (tryout) – big gym (Mr Freeburn)

Tuesday Sept 10 5:30 (tryout) – big gym

Wednesday Sept 11 5:00 (last tryout) – big Gym

SR BOYS Volleyball

Monday Sept 9  5:30 – small gym (Mr Ryan)

Tuesday Sept 10  3:45 (tryout)  - small gym

Cross Country

Friday Sept 6 at lunch in room 137 (Mr Nelson, Ms O'Brien, Mr. Dunlop). Everyone welcome.

Field Hockey

Thursday Sept 5 (meeting) at lunch in room 276. (Mrs Taylor)

Friday Sept 6 (first tryout) after school on top field.


Meeting TBA mid-Sept (Ms Marshall)

Sr Boys Soccer

Thursday Sept 12 (tryout) on main field after school.  (Ms. Yager and Mr Ravenhill)

Jr Boys Soccer

Start-up TBA. (Ms Yager, Mr. Jacques and Mr Mitchell)


Thursday Sept 5 (meeting) at lunch in the small gym.  (Mr Peacock)


No news today.

GRAD 2020

Dry Grad 2020 Meeting – Sept 10

For all parents, caregivers, friends & family of the Class of 2020!!  Would you like to be involved in an amazing event for your graduate? The first Dry Grad 2020 meeting of the year is on Tuesday Sept 10th @ 7pm in the Learning Commons.  Last year's Dry Grad Committee will be there to discuss what's involved and how you can participate!  Everyone is welcome! We look forward to meeting you!


No news today.


Peninsula Youth Clinic 

For all youth aged 12-24: the Peninsula Youth Clinic is located at Peninsula Medical, 2a-2379 Bevan Avenue, Sidney (250-656-4143) and is open EVERY THURSDAY from 5:30 – 7:30pm, providing services for mental, physical, and sexual health. A doctor and mental health clinician is on hand. 

Walk-ins are welcome! Services are completely free and confidential in their judgement free zone. 

-any medical concern

-get prescriptions

-speak with a counsellor

-access to STI and pregnancy testing

-access to birth control

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