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Tuesday March 3 News

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Tuesday March 3 News
by Andrea Martin - Tuesday, 3 March 2015, 9:46 AM

Tuesday March 3, 2015

Aboriginal Awareness Week - Free the Children
Free The Children is having an Aboriginal Awareness Week to shine light on the long history and rich culture possessed by Aboriginal, and to also shine light on the huge role they've played in Canadian history.  Fact #1: Did you know that there is a total of 87 Aboriginal languages in Canada?  Please join us in the IGS room 264 to play in the "Bone Game: Lahal team competitions" TODAY (Tuesday) at lunch.  This is an ancient gambling game that pits team against team in a battle of wits and deception.

Fine Arts Night
FOFA students present Fine Arts Night on WEDNESDAY, March 4th at 7pm. Come out and see what FOFA students have been up to this year! Presentations from music, dance, drama and film and television will be included in the evening. Tickets are $5 at the door.

TC 10K Team
Attention staff and students. Claremont has a team entered in the TC 10K and it's not too late for you to join. The race takes place on Sunday April 26th and no experience is necessary. Go to tc10k.ca and be sure to select 'Claremont Spartans' from the drop down menu. See Mr. Nelson for more info.

Breakfast Club
The Parents of Claremont PAC are introducing a Breakfast Club at Claremont after Spring Break, starting on March 24th.  The program will run on TUESDAYS and THURSDAYS from 8:15am to 8:50 a.m.  PAC will be providing students with bagels and spreads, juices, tea and hot chocolate and charging 25 cents for each item.

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Job Opportunity
Are you looking for a unique, part-time job and have a valid driver's license? The Tobacco Prevention and Control Program is hiring Minor Test Shoppers. Please see Mrs. Pryer in the Career Centre for a more detailed job description and how to apply.

BC Cancer Agency Internship Opportunity
Are you currently in Grade 11 and interested in cancer research?  If you excel in science and have a passion for this field, then consider applying for an 8-week research internship this Summer with the the BC Cancer Agency. Two students will be selected from Claremont to apply and 4 students from Vancouver Island will be selected to participate in this incredible opportunity! The deadline is March 9th! See Mrs. Pryer in the Career Centre for more details.

Incredible Opportunity for Grade 10 Students
The University of Waterloo is providing an incredible opportunity for Grade 10 students with exceptional potential. From May 10th - 14th, students will participate in workshops, seminars, labs, lectures and social time with the faculty and students of the University of Waterloo. The theme for this event is CHANGE and how we adapt or don't and the consequences, from the perspective of scientists, philosophers, writers and engineers. The deadline to apply is March 10th. Check out uwaterloo.ca/unlimited or see Mrs. Pryer for more details.

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Whistler Ski Trip
For all International students going to Whistler:  please store your belongings in the Choir room before class on WEDNESDAY morning.  You will be dismissed from class at 1:15 from Block 4. At that time, please pick up your bags and go out to the bus.