Daily Chronicle

Thursday October 8 News

Picture of Andrea Martin
Thursday October 8 News
by Andrea Martin - Thursday, 8 October 2015, 8:58 AM

Thursday October 8, 2015

Crafty Knitters Club
Would you like to learn how to knit?  Move over Granny, the Crafty Knitters are here!  The Crafty Knitters meet on THURSDAYS at lunch in room 323 (Ms. Tong's room).  Beginners and experienced knitters are welcome.  Come by TODAY and check this out!

Chatter High
We are currently in 3rd place behind Mount Doug and Esquimalt High Schools in the Camosun College ChatterHigh AA Competition! Let's try to get in on the $2250 prize money!!  Hop onto your ChatterHigh account to earn points for yourself and Claremont and also learn all about post secondary opportunities!  Only 17 days left to compete for this one! Go Spartans!

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 music program will be having a bake sale this FRIDAY at lunch.  Bring your sweet tooth!! 

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 TODAY 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.

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. 

No news today.

Senior Girls Volleyball Win Match
Congratulations to the senior girls volleyball team for beating Lambrick Park in two sets straight on Tuesday night.  The team plays at PISE this Friday and Saturday.  Please come out and give them some Claremont support.

Aviation Career Day
Look way ahead and mark your calendar for the 5th Annual Aviation Career Day- Saturday February 20, 2016 10am -3pm at the BC Aviation Museum!!  Make the sky YOUR limit!  Stay tuned for more information or visit the Career Centre.

Youth Arts Experiment
Youth Arts Experiment program is looking for youth aged 13-18 who are interested in art and community. The group meets every TUESDAY from 4-6pm at Upside Teen Centre (Saanich Commonwealth Place).  Young artists can discuss the relationship between art and community, and also step outside to bring their canvasses to the community to create artworks, inspired by community events, using a variety of mediums. Please see Mr. Arsenault for contact information.

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!

Pizza Lunch
Attentional all international students:  there is a pizza lunch meeting on TUESDAY October 13th in the big gym. Come to find out some important information about upcoming events and trips ....and to get some pizza!

Also:  Check Brenda's board every day for news.