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Friday September 20 News

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Friday September 20 News
by Andrea Martin - Friday, 20 September 2019, 10:19 AM


Friday September 20, 2019



Contact lenses and cleaning kit have been found in the school.  Please come to the office to claim it.

Spartan Wear

Spartan Wear is now on sale!!  If you would like to buy a Claremont Spartan hoodie, shirt, sweat pants,  or lanyard, please pick up an order form from the Accounting Office.  All sales are pre-order only. Deadline for orders is FRIDAY Sept. 27  to Ms. Marshall in the Accounting office.  Estimated time for clothing to arrive at Claremont is mid-October.

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.

Basketball Class

Mr. Dunlop's morning basketball class has a very important meeting TODAY at lunch in the big gym.

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.


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!

Science Club

Are you interested in participating in Science Club this year? We will be working with students interested in participating in a science fair, and who want more exposure to biology, chemistry, physics and engineering. Please join us on TUESDAY September 24th at lunch in Room 200.


Rowing – Important Meeting Today

Attention all rowers (both CSI and after school groups): we have an important meeting TODAY at the start of lunch in the small gym. It should only take 5 minutes, so please be on time!


Job Opportunities

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

Minor Test Shoppers for Island Health are needed to conduct compliance checks on retail outlets in the Southern Vancouver Island area. Must be between 14 and 18 years of age. This is a paid position of approx. $14 per hour. 

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.

GRAD 2020

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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.*