Wednesday October 2, 2019
If you are a senior student interested in being a Peer Tutor, please see Ms. Giese in the counselling area to sign up. All academic subjects are needed, but we already have requests for Peer Tutors in the areas of Science, Math and English.
School Photos and I.D. Cards
If you still need to pick up your school photos and I.D. cards, they are all available in the office – all grades.
Trivia Club starts TODAY at lunch in room 322 (Ms. Stover's room). Come by to watch the fun!
All students interested in joining the Claremont Curling Team: please come to a meeting this THURSDAY at lunch in room 225.
Please visit the Career Centre for information about job and volunteer opportunities.
Elections Canada is still in need of Poll Workers for the upcoming Federal Election. Students aged 16 and over can call 1-866-546-7620 or apply at the local office at the Saanich Fairgrounds, 1528 Stelly's X Rd.
Women in Engineering and Computer Science – Tonight
UVic is hosting a free event for grade 11 and 12 girls to offer the chance to learn more about engineering TONIGHT, 4:30 – 8:30 pm @ UVic’s Engineering/Computer Science Bldg, Room 660 . The event includes hands-on team activities, stories from students and professionals in engineering, and a pizza dinner. See a counsellor for registration information.
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.
Grads, it is time to book your grad photos. Lifetouch is bringing their portable photo studio to Claremont for a limited time, October 7-18. To book your appointment, please go to the Grad Portrait website: schedule.prestigeportraits.ca Don't put this off until later, or all of the appointments will be booked up and you will run out of time. Sitting fee of $25 is due at the time of your appointment (if you know you are not purchasing photos, no sitting fee is required, but we DO need you to have a photo taken for the yearbook). Information posters are posted around the school. More details are on the Claremont Grad Page.
Trip to Whistler
All International students interested in going to Whistler: sign-up on the SISP website. See Brenda for more information.
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
-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.*