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Monday November 25 News

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Monday November 25 News
by Andrea Martin - Monday, 25 November 2019, 9:50 AM


Monday November 25, 2019


Spartan Day – Today

Today is a great day for a Spartan Day.  First, we will be cheering on all four of our volleyball teams who are heading off to Provincials later this week (Go Spartans!!).  Then, we invite all Spartans to come watch some exciting basketball at lunch time in the big gym, as our Sr Girls play against our Sr Boys.  

Comm Rec 12 Class – Field Trip Today

Ms Harris’s block 3 Comm Rec 12 class: all students need to meet the bus at 12:10 TODAY at the front of the school for your field trip.

Mr. Ryan's Winning Teams Get Pizza - TODAY!

Attention Mr. Ryan's PE Classes!  The following winning teams can come collect their pizza TODAY at the beginning of lunch in the PE office:

Block 1 - "Team Dylan SCHIBLI"

Block 3 - "Team Jake BYATT"

Block 4 - "Team Miguel BATALLAS"

** All other captains can some for a slice too!


A girl’s ring was found in the change room this morning.  Please come to the office to claim it.

Important Dates

Tues. Dec 3:   Report Cards distributed

Wed. Dec. 4:  Online booking opens for Parent-Teacher interviews

Tues. Dec 10: 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.  


No news today.


Jr Girls ‘B’ Basketball

For all girls interested in playing for the Jr Girls ‘B’ Basketball team this year: there is a very important meeting TODAY at lunch in small gym. See Mr Reisig if you have any questions or cannot attend

Jr Boys ‘B’ Basketball

Jr Boys ‘B’ Basketball players: practice is TONIGHT 5:30–7:00 pm in the small gym.

Sr Girls ‘B’ Basketball

All Sr Girls ‘B’ Basketball players: there is a meeting on TUESDAY at lunch in the small gym.

Girls' Lacrosse Team

Girls’ lacrosse team: we have a practice TODAY after school, 3:40 - 4:40 pm. Please get ready as quickly as possible because it gets dark early these days.

We have a meeting TUESDAY at the beginning of lunch in room 276, for those playing on Friday and for those new to the class that can help out with the concession at the games on Friday at UVic.

We also have a practice WEDNESDAY (possibly at UVic) under the lights 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm.  School bus to get there and back if needed.


Part-time Job

Arbutus Grove Nursery is looking for 5 students right now that would be available to work Mondays and Fridays from 4:00 to 7:00 pm. They would be helping package trees for shipment.  Starting wage has been increased to $14.60 an hour.  Please contact the Career Centre for more information.  

University Visit – Nov 28

A representative from McGill University will be visiting Claremont THIS THURSDAY Nov 28 at lunch in the Learning Commons.   Come hear all about McGill University’s  programs and admission process!

University Visit – Nov 29

A representative from UVic’s Gustavson School of Business will be visiting Claremont THIS FRIDAY Nov 29 at lunch in our Learning Commons.  Come and find out about their Business Program, and all about their admissions processes!

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

Grad Assembly – Nov 26

There is an important grad assembly TOMORROW (Tuesday) in the last half hour of block 2 in the theatre.

Grad Photos

The grad photo proof packages will be handed out on TUESDAY Nov 26 at lunch time in the student lounge (following the grad assembly).

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. The deadline to buy a ticket is this Friday Nov 29.

Grad Clothing

Grad clothing will also be on sale in the Student Lounge each day this week during lunch.  The deadline to order clothing is this Friday Nov 29.


No news today.


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.*