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Wednesday September 18 News

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Wednesday September 18 News
by Andrea Martin - Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 10:15 AM


Wednesday September 18, 2019


Grad Diplomas for 2019 Grads 

Parents:  if you have an older child who graduated in June 2019, their Dogwood Graduation Diplomas are available in the office for pickup.  Younger siblings are welcome to pick them up.

Leadership Camp: Sept 27-28

If you are interested in attending a Leadership Camp at Claremont from Friday Sept 27 – Saturday Sept 28, please see Ms Giordano in the dance studio to pick up a permission form, as soon as possible. Open to all students.

Spartan Day & Terry Fox Run/Walk – Sept 26

Grade 12s: if you would like to help out with the Terry Fox Run on Sept 26, please sign up on the sheet posted outside the dance studio.

Travel to Peru

Are you interested in travelling to Peru over Spring Break 2020 for arts, service, and culture?  Come to a student meeting this THURSDAY at lunch in Room 327.  For more information, contact Mr Gardner: dgardner@saanichschools.ca


Trivia Club

Hello Trivia participants!  We are back on next week - please see Ms. Stover in room 322 to sign up for the club and get more details!  First session is this MONDAY at lunch!

Gender and Sexuality Alliance 

Claremont's Gender and Sexuality Alliance (The GSA) kicks off this week!  First meeting is this THURSDAY at lunch in Room 320. New members welcome!


Field Hockey

All Field Hockey players: there is a meeting TODAY at lunch in room 276. If you cannot be at the meeting, send a message with someone that will be there. We play Mount Doug at UVic THIS AFTERNOON. Be ready to get on the bus at 3:20 pm. 

Also, reminder of our 7 a.m. practice THURSDAY morning at the turf!


Job Opportunities

Please visit the Career Centre for more information on these and other job opportunities.

Elections Canada is looking for students 16 and older to help with the upcoming Federal Election on Monday, October 21st., as well as the possibility of the Advance Polls over four days of the Thanksgiving long weekend, Friday, Oct. 11 to Monday, Oct. 14. Information about the roles, responsibilities, expectations and remuneration can be found online at elections.ca.  

Outside work using wheel barrow, dolly, and buckets to help install a drainage system in backyard of residence. 12 hours over 2-3 days @ $20 per hour.

Help install a dash cam and back-up camera for a senior on her vehicle. Tools and manual provided. 1-2 hours @ $15 per hour.

Long-term help around a resident's home or garden periodically as needed.  $15 per hour.

UVic School of Health Information Science Open House – Oct 16

The School of Health Information Sciences is hosting its Fall Open House on Wednesday, October 16th, 4:30-6:00pm at UVic’s Cornett Building room A125. Students interested in the life sciences, medicine and/or information technology would be especially interested in these programs.  Students are invited to learn more about this exciting field by talking with faculty and students. Join us for pizza while learning about the rapidly expanding field of information technology in health care!


Please visit the Career Centre for course registration information.

Food Safe Level 1 - Friday Oct. 25Th, 8:30 am –4:30 pm @ SHOAL Centre in Sidney, 10030 Resthaven Drive.  Cost is $50.00 - Cash, cheque or credit card is accepted. Food Safe is useful for anyone working in the food service, food retail, or food processing industries. You will learn how to handle food safely in order to prevent food from being contaminated.

Alert First Aid With CPR "C" & AED - Saturday, November 22, 2019 -8:30 am to 4:00 pm @ SHOAL Centre, 10030 Resthaven Drive. Cost is $50.00 -Cash, cheque or credit card is accepted. This fun, interactive, and comprehensive 8-hour course trains people how to react & improvise during life threatening emergencies. This course meets the Adult & Child Licensing Guidelines.

Work Experience & Camosun Apprenticeship Programs

A heads-ups for all students taking Work Experience or a Camosun Apprenticeship Program.  Please see Mr. Arsenault or Ms. Loukes this week in the Career Centre to update your status (we have moved the Career Centre to the counselling hallway). Mr. Arsenault is available each morning, and Ms. Loukes is available each afternoon this week.

GRAD 2020

No news today.


Pizza Lunch

The first pizza lunch for International Students is this THURSDAY in the theatre.  All International students are encouraged to attend.


Air Cadets: 676 Kittyhawk Open House – Sept 19

Have you ever wondered what Air Cadets is all about?  Come learn about the Air Cadets Program on THURSDAY Sept 19, 6:30-9:00pm, at 1979 DeHavillarn Way in Sidney.  The Open House will introduce you various training components, such as flying, marksmanship, survival and more. Open to all youth ages 12-18 and their families.

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.*