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Wednesday October 9 News

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Wednesday October 9 News
by Andrea Martin - Wednesday, 9 October 2019, 10:37 AM


Wednesday October 9, 2019


Camosun Duel Credit Courses

If you have signed up for any Dual Credit course through Camosun College for second semester (Business, Criminolgy Psychology, or AP Bio), please attend a registration meeting THIS THURSDAY at the start of lunch in computer lab 225.  See Ms. Giese or Mr. Pama if you have questions.

Booking Counselling Appointments

If students need to book an appointment to see a school counsellor (Mr. Pama or Ms. Giese), please see Mrs. Watson in the Career Centre (new location of the Career Centre is in the counselling hallway). Mrs. Watson is available 9:00-2:00 daily.

Peer Tutors

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.

After School Academic Support

Help from Education Assistants is available on MONDAYS and WEDNESDAYS for one hour after school in room 235 (computer lab) in the areas of English, Socials, Math and Science.  All students welcome.

Citizen & Service Awards

A number of Citizen & Service Awards were not picked up by students at the end of June.  A list of recipient names is posted outside of the office and the Learning Commons.  If your name is on the list, please come to the office to pick up your award.

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.

Photo Retake Day – Oct. 24

Photo retake day is THURSDAY October 24 in block 1, if you missed the first photo day, or if you want a new photo taken. If you want retakes, you must return your complete original package (and I.D. card) to the photographer at the time of retakes.  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). 


VEX Robotics Club

There is a mandatory club meeting TODAY at lunch in room 220 for all members.


Come join the Claremont CREW (Claremont Reduction of Environmental Waste) Club this FRIDAY at lunch in room 264 (the IGS classroom).  Bring your lunch and join us in having a positive impact on our school and our planet!


Sr Girls Volleyball

All Sr Girls Volleyball players: there is a mandatory meeting TODAY at lunch in the small gym.

Sr Boys Volleyball

The Sr Boys play Stellys and St. Andrews TONIGHT at 6pm in the big gym.  Come on by to support the team!  Go Spartans!


There will be a meeting for the Curling Team on THURSDAY at lunch in computer lab room 225. 


Gap Year/Volunteer Opportunities -  Info TODAY

Have you ever considered taking a Gap year after grade 12?  The Lattitude Global Volunteering Team will be at Claremont TODAY after school in the Learning Commons (change of location) ...come check it out!!

Canadian Coast Guard 

Students interested in careers in the Coast Guard:  sometime during the week of Nov. 12-15, Claremont will be hosting a Coast Guard Recruitment Officer to present and discuss opportunities for students to join the Canadian Coast Guard. If you are interested in attending this presentation, please sign up at the Career Centre.

Job Opportunities

Please visit the Career Centre for contact information about job and volunteer opportunities.

A part-time dishwasher/cashier is needed at Adrienne’s Tea Garden at Mattick’s Farm.  

Part-time yard work help is needed by a local senior citizen. $15 per hour.  

Elections Canada still has a few part-time jobs for poll workers during the Federal Election, for students 16 years old and older, from Oct 11-14, and on Oct 21.  Training is available, but opportunities are becoming limited. Go to elections.ca for more information.


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

Grad Portraits

Grads: if you haven’t booked your grad portraits yet, please go 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

-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.*