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Tuesday February 17 News

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Tuesday February 17 News
by Andrea Martin - Tuesday, 17 February 2015, 9:58 AM

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Tuesday February 17, 2015

There are two wallets and a personal notebook in the office that have been found in the school.  Please come to the office to claim them.

Math Competition Results
Claremont's team of Jake Zhao, Elaine Hu, Hans Shi, and Jacqueline Sun competed at the Math Challengers Competition and finished second overall, with Hans finishing first in the individual competition. The team qualifies for the Provincial championships in April. Congratulations team.

Peer Tutors
There will be an important Peer Tutoring meeting on WEDNESDAY at the start of lunch in computer lab 225. New tutors are welcome to join for semester 2!  Please see Ms. Giese if you can't attend.

Blood Drive
Spartans: it is time to roll up your sleeves and save lives. The sign-up for the March 3rd blood drive is now on. See Ms Chapman in room 136 or look for the sign-up table in the student lounge all THIS WEEK at lunch. Claremont is currently leading BC in the Young Blood for Life donation challenge. Donors must be 17 years or older. Canadian Blood Services will also be doing a One Match drive on March 3rd, looking for students to register for the bone marrow donation list. See Ms Chapman for more details.

Year-Long Dram Performance
If you like to laugh, please consider coming to see "The Night of the Living Beauty Pageant”. This comedic play runs from WEDNESDAY to SATURDAY at 7:30pm this week and next week and features no zombies.  Tickets are $7.50 and are available at the door.  This is a production of the Year-Long Drama class. Again, there are no zombies in "The Night of the Living Beauty Pageant” ..... or are there?

Handbags for Hope
The Key Club is collecting donation of gently used handbags, scarves or jewelry to raise funds for Handbags for Hope, to support research for neuroblastoma, which is the most common cancer in children under the age of 1.   There will be a donations table in the main hallway at lunch every day THIS WEEK!  All the proceeds will be donated for Neuroblastoma Peadiatric Cancer Research.

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Track and Field
For anyone interested in joining the Track and Field team this year: there is another meeting TODAY (Tuesday) at the start of lunch in room 137 in the math wing. No experience is needed. Please see Ms. Giese in the counselling office if you can't attend.

For all players interested in trying out for the Claremont Tennis Team: there is a practice on WEDNESDAY at 3pm after school at the lower tennis courts. See Mr Gardner in 327 for details or just show up.

No news today.

Tight 'n Bright Dance
There will be a Grade 12 "Tight 'n Bright” dance on TUESDAY, February 24th from 7-10pm.
Tickets are $7 and will be sold at lunch starting this Wednesday. Tickets will only be sold until Monday at lunch and will NOT be available at the door, so don't delay.  This is a grade 12 only event. Sorry, no guests.

Grad Portraits
Grads:  If you had grad portraits taken in January, your package of photo proofs have arrived.  Come to the office to pick them up.

No news today.