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Wednesday November 20 News

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Wednesday November 20 News
by Andrea Martin - Wednesday, 20 November 2019, 10:14 AM


Wednesday November 20, 2019


Spartan Wear – Pick up Today

The wait is over!  Spartan Wear will be handed out TODAY at lunch in the big gym. If you ordered a hoodie, sweat pants, or shirt, please come to the big gym early in the lunch hour to pick it up.

Spartan Day – Nov 25

Our next Spartan Day is this MONDAY Nov 25.  Show your Spartan spirit and help send our volleyball teams off to Provincials!  Wear RED and come watch our Sr Girls play against our Sr Boys at lunch in the big gym.  

Important Date Changes

Wed. Nov 27:  Online booking opens for Parent-Teacher interviews

Tues. Dec 3:   Report Cards distributed

Thurs. Dec 5:  Early Closure (2:28) & Parent-Teacher Interviews (5-7pm) 

Student Parking – Registration Required

Reminder to all students who are parking in the student parking lot: you must be registered to park there. Permission forms are in the office. 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.  

Breakfast Club – Thursday Mornings

Reminder that the Claremont‘s PAC-sponsored Breakfast Club runs on THURSDAY mornings at 8:30 a.m.  Come to the Student Lounge for a free bagel, spread, and juice box to fuel your body for the day.


Trivia Club

Trivia Club runs TODAY at lunch in room 322.

Nintendo Club

Nintendo Club Meets every THURSDAY at lunch in Room 215. Bring your Nintendo switch controllers this Thursday to join in on the fun!


Jr Boys ‘B’ & Sr Boys ‘B’ Basketball

The rosters for both the Junior Boys B Basketball team and Senior Boys B Basketball team are posted outside the PE office. Both teams have an important meeting TODAY at lunch in the big gym.


GAP Year Info Session – Saturday Nov 23

If you are interested in exploring GAP year opportunities, you may be interested in attending an information session presented by The Canadian Gap Year Association & International Experience Canada.  Come hear about who should take a gap year, best practices for planning, and what universities and colleges think of gap years.  There will be opportunity for discussion, Q&A and connecting with gap year experts and industry leaders. Come out and learn how beneficial a purposeful gap year can be for your future!

Saturday Nov 23, 1-3pm

EF Language School, 1952 Blanshard St

Register at: www.cangap.ca/events-1

JDF Fire/Rescue Cadet Camp – application deadline Dec 18

Do you have what it takes to… Run into a burning building when everyone else is running away? Handle a hose so powerful it takes two people to hold it? Dangle off the end of a rope 50 feet in the air? Use the Jaws of Life and other tools to save someone trapped in a car?

The next JDF Fire/Rescue Cadet Camp runs March 16 – 21, 2020Application deadline is December 18, 2019 - For information & applications, please visit the Career Centre.  Upon completion, students qualify for 100 Work Experience hours, equivalent to 4 school credits.

PISE Info Session – Nov 21

The PISE Centre for Sport & Exercise Education is holding an information session TOMORROW NIGHT (Thursday) from 6-7pm at the PISE building, room 329A, on the Interurban Campus. For more information, please check our website: http://camosun.ca/learn/infosessions/sport-exercise/.

Parent Night @ UVic – Nov 28

Parent Night is for the parents! Come to hear information about admission requirements for our programs, scholarships, and upcoming application deadlines, plus some advice on helping your student transition successfully to life in university. For questions, contact the Vancouver Island Student Recruitment Officer, Stephanie Parker, at stephanieparker@uvic.ca.  Free parking is provided for all attendees (register to receive instructions).  THURSDAY, November 28, 7:00-8:30 p.m. at the Bob Wright Centre, UVic.

To register:  https://www.uvic.ca/future-students/undergraduate/events/parent-night/index.php

GRAD 2020

Winter Gala – Dec 4

Attention all grads. The Winter Gala will be on Wednesday December 4th from 7-10pm. Tickets are $25 each and will be sold in the Student Lounge each day this week during lunch. 

Grad Clothing

Grad clothing will also be on sale in the Student Lounge each day this week during lunch.


Pizza Lunch

The next Pizza Lunch for International students is this THURSDAY, Nov. 21, in the Theatre.


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.*