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Wednesday October 14 News

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Wednesday October 14 News
by Andrea Martin - Wednesday, 14 October 2015, 9:12 AM

Wednesday October 14, 2015

Grad Council Meeting
Grads:  There is an important grad council meeting TODAY at lunch in room 303.

Soroptimist: Imagining Possibilities Conference
For those students who had registered or were planning on registering for the Young Women's conference on October 26th, please meet with Ms. Paas TODAY at lunch in room 200.  If you cannot attend the meeting, please see Ms. Paas on Wednesday or Thursday.

School Bus Passes
If you have registered to ride the school bus, most of the bus passes have arrived. Please come to the office to pick them up.

Starve a Vampire......Give Blood
The first blood drive appointments are available on TUESDAY Oct 27th at the Saanich Road site.
Students must be 17yrs old.  Sign up at lunch in student lounge or see Ms Chapman, room 136.

Peer Tutoring
Peer Tutors are 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.

School Photos
If students missed picking up their school photos in House Block last week, the photos can be picked up in the office.  Photo Retake Day is Wednesday Oct 21.

Claremont Reads
October's question:  "What was the BEST USSR book you've read in English class?"  Enter the draw in the Learning Commons!  It pays to read at Claremont because...Claremont READS!!!

No news today.

Athletics Update For the Week
Junior boys soccer team will have home games at Lochside TODAY and THURSDAY.  Kickoff at 3:30 both days.  Team members are reminded of meetings in small gym each day to organize rides.
Senior boys soccer: after 2 heart-breaking losses in their first two games (both 1-0 in the final minutes) the senior boys travel to the new Royal Bay to take them on this THURSDAY.
Senior boys basketball : players are reminded of their last open gym this FRIDAY after school from 3:00-5:00. Tryouts will begin next week.
Junior boys basketball  - there will be an open gym TODAY from 6:00-8:00 in the main gym.
Girls basketball - All potential girls bball players - an open gym this week in the main gym on THURSDAY from 7:15-9:00.  All girls are welcome (all grades).
UBC is coming to Claremont
There will be a presentation from the University of BC at Claremont this THURSDAY, October 15, at lunch time in the Learning Commons.  UBC viewbooks will be available at that time for those interested.

Trades Programs at Camosun
For students interested in a program at Camosun next semester in Welding, Plumbing or Electrical, there are lots of spots left!!!  See Mr. Arsenault 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 this 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:  Lifetouch has their portable studio at Claremont until October 22 to take your grad photos. 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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