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Tuesday November 10 News

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Tuesday November 10 News
by Andrea Martin - Tuesday, 10 November 2015, 9:27 AM

Tuesday November 10, 2015

Missing IPad
An IPad was left in the dungeon at the end of Friday.  This IPad is an essential learning tool for one of your fellow students. Please help her out by having it returned to the office. 

Bake Sale on Tuesday
Mr. Belvedere's block 4 class is hosting a bake sale to help raise money for the Vancouver Island Cancer Research Centre.  The bake sale will be on TUESDAY Nov. 17th at lunch by the lounge.  Bring your sweet tooth and some change to support this great cause.

Remembrance Day Ceremonies at Claremont – Poppy Donations
Claremont will be recognizing Remembrance Day during assemblies TODAY.  This is an opportunity for us to remember and honour the men and women who have served Canada, and who continue to serve our country, during times of war, armed conflict and peace.  We will join together to appreciate what our veterans stand for and what they have sacrificed for our country. 

The Poppy is a visual symbol of remembrance of those Canadians who have fallen in war and military support operations.  Poppies are available today at Claremont, and we encourage all staff and students to make a poppy donation to raise funds in support of Veterans and their families through the Royal Canadian Legion.
Photo Retakes
Photo retakes are available for pickup TODAY in the office. 

Peer Tutoring
Reminder of peer tutoring on TODAY at lunch in the Learning Commons.

No news today.

Basketball Tryouts This Week
Girls – TODAY 6:00-7:30 pm in main gym
Senior Boys – TODAY 7:30-9:00 in main gym
Check with your coaches for practices during the Remembrance Day break - many will be on THURSDAY.

Athletic Events This Week
Senior boys and girls volleyball teams are participating in Lower Island Championships at various times in the week.
Junior Girls Volleyball team is at City Championships this FRIDAY and SATURDAY.
Senior Boys Soccer team is playing in the quarter finals of the historical Colonist Cup at GNS on THURSDAY at 3:00.

Employment Opportunity
A local resident is looking for someone to do general yard work.  Please see Mr. Arsenault in the Career Centre for contact info!

TEAC 105 - Explorations in Technology
Open to any students in grades 10, 11 and 12, this course will teach you to identify careers in the 4 technology fields (Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics, and Computer Science).  The course runs on Fridays from 3-6 pm, starting Feb 26 - May 27, 2016, (no classes during Spring Break), at Camosun Interurban.  **There are 18 seats available in a special focus group for GIRLS in Technologies.  Students are responsible for a $39.41 application fee.  Please visit the Career Centre for more information on this great course!

University of Waterloo – Grade 11 opportunity
Grade 11 students of exceptional potential are invited to apply for a unique trans-disciplinary program hosted by Waterloo Unlimited,  March 14-18,  2016 (Spring Break ). From engineering and the environment, to science fiction and virtual reality, students will explore the theme of "Design" across disciplines.  Attending lectures, seminars, and workshops on the University campus, they will join a community of like-minded high school peers from across Canada as they learn the Design Process and its application.  Application deadline: Dec.16, 2015.  Please visit the Career Centre for more information about the program and fees!

OSEF Educational Exchanges
OSEF- ASBL is now accepting applications for the 2016/2017 exchange year.  Consider living and going to school in France, Belgium or Spain to improve your language skills and learn all about a different country! One-month Summer programs are also available.  Find out more at a regional information session TUESDAY, Nov.17th, from 7-9 pm in room 325 at Claremont or see Mrs. Rhodes in the Career Centre.

University Visits/Presentations
Please mark your calendars for these Post Secondary information opportunities!!
UVic's Gustavson School of Business:  Wednesday, November 18th at lunch in the Learning Commons.
Univeristy of Alberta:  Thursday, November 19th  8:30-9:00 a.m. in the Learning Commons.
Montreal's McGill University:  Friday November 27th at lunch in the Student Lounge.

Volunteer Opportunities
Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary is looking for "Senior Nature Ambassador Program" volunteers who love to be outdoors, to support the well-being of Swan Lake’s ecosystems by walking the trails, greeting guests and offering general information.
Bridges for Women is looking for social media volunteers who have expertise in Twitter, Facebook and other social media platforms to assist Bridges for Women public awareness campaigns.
The Salvation Army is seeking volunteers to assist kitchen staff prepare and serve meals to residents and to people in need for community dining.  Any amount of time you can offer is great!  Hours are flexible.

For more information on these and other volunteer opportunities, please visit the Career Centre!

GRAD 2016
Grad Transitions
Grade 12s:  don't forget about your Grad Transition completion!  This is a Grad requirement!  Fill out the necessary forms from the Career Centre, arrange for your interview and get it all over and done sooner than later!!  See Mr. Arsenault or Mrs. Rhodes in the Career Centre for more information! 

Pizza Lunch
For all International Students:  there will be a pizza lunch TODAY in the big gym.  Come by the gym to hear some important information and to enjoy some pizza!

Check Brenda's board every day for news.