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Wednesday September 30 News

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Wednesday September 30 News
by Andrea Martin - Wednesday, 30 September 2020, 10:09 AM


Wednesday September 30, 2020


Orange Shirt Day – Every Child Matters

Claremont recognizes Orange Shirt Day TODAY. This is a nationally commemorated day to remember the survivors of Residential Schools, while affirming that all children are valued in our community. By wearing orange, we show our support for reconciliation and human rights. Every Child Matters.


Junior Girls Volleyball

For all girls interested in Jr Girls Volleyball: there is a meeting on THURSDAY (tomorrow) at lunch in the big gym. Please wear a mask!


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Plumbing and Pipe-Fitting

Are you interested in a career in Plumbing and Pipe Fitting?? There is an amazing opportunity for you here at Claremont. Please come see Mr. Bussoli before the end of September to take advantage of this program. Don’t delay!!

Trades, Dual Credit Courses & Apprenticeships

For all those interested in any Camosun/Claremont programs involving Trades, all Dual Credit programs and Apprenticeships, please come see Mr. Bussoli in Block 1 in Room 217 or in the Career Centre. You can email him at rbussoli@saanichschools.ca or phone him at his office at 250-658-5221 ext. 218. Come down and visit; he will be happy to guide you to your future career. There is a program that is right for you!!

Work Experience 12 Students

Work Experience 12 students: if you are CURRENTLY working, or when you start your new job, please follow the link below to fill out and submit the form, which is required by WorkSafe. https://www.sd63.bc.ca/COVID-19-WEX

Any questions, please come to the Career Centre! Thank you.

Canadian Universities - Virtual Info Events Sept 28 – Oct 8

CUE - Canadian Universities Events - Connecting students to the finest post-secondary opportunities across Canada!

Students will be able to register and login for the CUE virtual events on the day that suits their schedule. Each attending CUE institution will be hosting online sessions during the times listed below, and we encourage students to explore these virtual booths with curiosity and an open mind. The remaining events are scheduled for these dates:

Wednesday, Sept. 30: 4-8PM

Thursday, Oct.1: 4-8PM

Saturday, Oct. 3: 10AM-2PM

Tuesday, Oct. 6: 4-8PM

Thursday, Oct. 8: 4-8PM

For more info, visit: https://cuebc.org/

First Aid Training

1st Level First Aid + CPR: Saturday October 24. THIS SESSION IS NOW FULL, but continue to contact Sara at Beacon Community Services (250-507-5680) to reserve your spot for the next training. For more information, see Mr Arsenault in the Career Centre.

GRAD 2021

Grade 12 Assembly

Claremont has been running grade assemblies last week and this week. The first Grade 12 assembly of the year will be spaced out into four separate times so that students can be physically spaced in the theatre. Grade 12 morning classes have been booked into one of these time spots: THURSDAY @ 9:15, 10:00, 10:45, and FRIDAY @ 9:15. If a grade 12 student does not have a morning class, you are welcome to join one of the time spots and you will be seated according to physical distancing protocols.


Loran Scholarship applications are now open. The Loran Scholarship is awarded to exceptional graduating students who have demonstrated leadership and who give back to their communities through volunteering and service. The top prize is valued at $100,000 with several smaller prizes at $5000 and $2000. To be nominated by Claremont, please submit an application package to Ms. Tong (room 323) by October 5. Nomination information can be found on the Claremont website. For more information about the scholarship itself, go to loranscholar.ca


NEW Programs at the Upside Teen Centre (Saanich Commonwealth Place)

These programs are a FREE, registered drop-in style, and all include safe, healthy snacks. Youth can pre-register online or come to the centre at programs time and register in person! All participants will answer COVID screening questions upon arrival, hand wash, and keep a safe distance from one another. All program areas are sanitized between programs.


Outdoor Adventure Club

Ages 10-18.

Learn about the outdoors, participate in activities, and explore together. As well as the weekly meetings, youth will be able to sign up for optional monthly hikes!


Music Night

Ages 14-18

Enjoy Music Bingo, Karaoke, Music Trivia, and more! The leaders are ready to jam with you.


Games Night

Ages 14-18

Youth leaders will set up a variety of game options for participants. There will be traditional board games, ping pong, billiards, foosball, and more.


Movie Night

Ages 14-18

Our leaders will have a selection of films to be projected on the big screen! Enjoy a fun space to unwind!

Peninsula Youth Clinic

Peninsula Youth Clinic is operating through Telehealth on Thursday evenings 5:30 - 7:30pm Appointments with doctors or mental health workers are conducted by phone or video. Services are completely free and confidential in their judgement free zone for any medical concerns, to get prescriptions, or to speak with a counsellor. To make an appointment, call 250-656-4143.

Foundry Youth Clinic

Foundry Victoria Youth Clinic offers young people ages 12-24 health and wellness services, with doctors, mental health workers, and peer support workers. Foundry is open for virtual and on-site appointments. To make an appointment, call 250-383-3552. Phones are answered beginning at 10:30AM on weekdays to schedule appointments for the day.

A copy of the announcements is posted on the wall outside of the main office door.