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Wednesday October 7 News

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Wednesday October 7 News
by Andrea Martin - Wednesday, 7 October 2015, 9:11 AM

Wednesday October 7, 2015

Girls Basketball
For all girls wanting to play basketball this year: there will be a meeting TODAY at the start of lunch in the main gym.  This will only take 5 minutes, but all girls grades 9-12 need to attend.  Please see Mr Reisig if there is a reason you cannot attend.

Cops 4 Cancer – 50/50 Draw Winning Tickets
Ms Paas's Biology 12 class's 50/50 draw winning tickets have not been claimed.  The winners receive a $25 Claremont card.  Come see Ms Paas if you have one of these tickets:

A really nice girl's coat has been found.  Please come to the office to claim it.

Bake Sale
The band program will be having a bake sale this FRIDAY at lunch.  Bring your sweet tooth!! 

Peer Tutoring
Starting this week, we now have Peer Tutors available to help you at lunch on TUESDAYS (Math/Science) and WEDNESDAYS (Math/Science/English/Socials) in Math room 134. You can also request a peer tutor for a different time by filling out a "request sheet" on the window of Ms. Giese's office in the counselling area.
Peer tutors: please meet Ms. Giese in room 225 this WEDNESDAY at lunch if you are not part of the drop-in sessions.

Become an International Peer Advisor!
Are you interested in being an international peer advisor this year? Are you a grade 9-12 student who wants to find out more about being an international peer advisor and how you can help support our international students?  If so, please join us on FRIDAY at lunch in room 310.  If you have questions before then, please see Ms. Heppell.

Best Buddies
This week only, Best Buddies will meet on FRIDAY at lunch in Room 234.  Starting next week, we will meet on MONDAYs at lunch. 

School Photos
School photos have arrived and will be distributed to students on THURSDAY, October 8th in House Block from 10:22 - 10:36 am.  If students miss this House Block, the photos will not be available in the office until Tuesday October 13th.

Grade 9's: Take Our Kids to Work Day – Nov 4th
Mark your calendar for "Take Our Kids to Work Day" on Wednesday, November 4th. This is an annual national program in which students are hosted by parents, friends, relatives and volunteers at workplaces across Canada!  Start the conversation with someone you would like to "go to work with" and stay tuned here for more information to come!

WE Day Vancouver Is Coming Soon
WE Day is coming to Vancouver on October 21, 2015.  There are limited number of tickets for Claremont. Students wishing to attend are required to sign up for an interview. The sign up sheet will be in the Learning Commons and will be up between October 1 to October 8. 

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Educational Exchange Trips
OSEF- ASBL is now offering reciprocal educational exchanges to Spain as well as France and Belgium!      3-month programs include attendance in your exchange country during the school year.  There are also         1-month reciprocal summer programs.  This is an awesome opportunity to experience life, cultural and language immersion in Europe! For more information, please see Mrs. Rhodes in the Career Centre.

GRAD 2016
Magic Wand
The Magic Wand is a non-profit organization that offers an eco-friendly and inexpensive alternative to grad outfits for girls and boys.  You can borrow like-new grad dresses, tuxes, suits, shoes and accessories for grad night. A small fee for cleaning is the only cost.  The first “Boutique” to browse and choose an outfit is on FRIDAY October 16th .  To sign up to attend the “Boutique” (or to book a private appointment): email Elizabeth at esurerus@telus.net. 

Grad Portraits
Grads:  It’s time to book your Grad Portrait photo shoot.  Lifetouch is bringing a portable studio to Claremont two days earlier than expected, starting October 8th. You need to book your appointment NOW by going onto the Lifetouch website:  www.lifetouch.ca/victoria.  Photo brochures are available in the office. Don’t put this off, because the appointments book up quickly!

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