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Tuesday November 17 News

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Tuesday November 17 News
by Andrea Martin - Tuesday, 17 November 2015, 9:46 AM

Tuesday November 17, 2015

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

IPod Drive
Please don't forget to bring in any gently used IPods for Broadmead Lodge.  Key Club students will be in the lounge at lunch all this week to collect them.

Report Cards
Report Cards for term 1 will be handed out in House Block this FRIDAY Nov. 20.

Photo Retakes
Photo retakes and ID cards are still available for pickup in the office. 

Peer Tutoring
Just a reminder that there is Peer Tutoring help available on TUESDAYS and WEDNESDAYS at lunch in the Learning Commons. Peer Tutors are happy to help you. Please check in at the start of lunch.

No news today.

Intramural Volleyball – Start Date Delayed
The start of Intramural Volleyball has been delayed due to the installation of the new sound system in the big gym. The gym should re-open TOMORROW and we will play our first matches then.

Practices this week for basketball
Jr boys B tryout - TODAY after school in small gym
Sr Boys - TONIGHT at 7:00 in main gym
Girls -  TODAY after school in main gym

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!

OSEF Educational Exchanges – Info Session Tonight
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 TONIGHT from 7-9 pm in room 325 at Claremont or see Mrs. Rhodes in the Career Centre.

University Information Visits This Week
UVic's Gustavson School Of Business will be visiting Claremont on WEDNESDAY Nov.18th at lunch in the Learning Commons.
University of Alberta will be visiting Claremont with a presentation on THURSDAY Nov. 19Th before classes from 8:30 – 9:00 in the Learning Commons.

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!

GRAD 2016
Grad Portraits Proofs – Pickup Today
Grads:  Your grad portrait proofs will be handed out TODAY at lunch in the student lounge. Make sure you come by to pick them up.

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! 

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