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Thursday January 7 News

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Thursday January 7 News
by Andrea Martin - Thursday, 7 January 2016, 10:39 AM

Thursday January 7, 2016

Ski Bus Passes to Mount Washington are available to win with ChatterHigh prize draws! 2 draws every Friday!  Get on to your ChatterHigh account and learn about Post Secondary opportunities while earning points to enter the draws!  Good luck!

Warm Clothing Drive
FRIDAY is the last day to bring in gently used warm clothes for cold people. The donation box is near the front office; Youth for Change and Inclusion will distribute the clothes next week.

Night of Dance
The Night of Dance performances will be next week on WEDNESDAY and THURSDAY (Jan 13/14) starting at 7pm.  Tickets are on sale through the dance teachers in the dance studio. $5 for Claremont students, $10 for all others.

Music Department - Winter Cafe & Silent Auction
The Claremont Music Department will be hosting the Winter Cafe on TUESDAY night, January 12th, in the Learning Commons from 7:00-9:00 pm. Come enjoy a great selection of musical performances from students. There will also be many silent auction items to be won! Admission is by donation.
There is an Open Call for Performers: The Winter Cafe is open to all Claremont students, not only band and choir students. Interested performers are asked to sign up on the band room door as soon as possible.

Calzones Are Back – Fundraiser for the Stagecraft program
Next WEDNESDAY (Jan.13th) mouth-watering pizza Calzones are back.  For $5 you get a calzone (a small pizza folded in half, filled with delicious toppings).  They will be for sale outside the gym doors by the lounge.  There are limited quantities so come early.  Several types available (veggie, cheese, Hawaiian, pepperoni, meat-lovers). 

Best Buddies
Best Buddies next MONDAY is a Peer Buddies ONLY meeting.  Please be sure to be there.

Peer Tutoring
Just a reminder that Peer Tutors are available on TUESDAYS and WEDNESDAYS at lunch in the Learning Commons until exam week. They are happy to help you study!

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DECEMBER Athletes of the Month
Congratulation to the following students on being selected as the December "Athletes of the Month". You can read more about their accomplishments in the display cases outside the main gym and PE Office.
Junior Female: Seirra Reisig
Junior Male: Skylar Wilson
Senior Male: Tyler Glanfield
Senior Female: Elle Hamilton

Job Opportunity
The Vancouver Island Regional Library (VIRL) is seeking a part time Library Page employee to work at the Sidney/North Saanich Library. The successful candidate will be an outgoing individual who takes pride in organization and accuracy. Duties include shelving materials and routine library tasks.  Schedule: Monday 4:15-8:15 pm, Thursday 4:15-8:15 pm, Friday 3:15-5:15 pm.   Rate of pay: $10.45 per hour
Please visit the Career Centre for information.

Volunteer Opportunities
Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Victoria seeks volunteer mentors, (aged 15+), to serve as role models and teach by example the importance of giving and giving back, staying in school, and respecting family, peers and community.
Habitat for Humanity is a housing organization working to eliminate poverty and make decent shelter a matter of conscience and action. Help as part of a team to build new housing for those in need.
For more information on these and other volunteer opportunities, please visit the Career Centre.

GRAD 2016
Grad Portrait Retakes
Grads:  If you missed having your grad portraits taken in October, or if you need retakes, the Lifetouch portable photo studio is returning to Claremont for two days only next week:  THURSDAY & FRIDAY (Jan. 14/15). This will be your last chance to have a grad photo in the school yearbook.  Appointments can be booked online at:  lifetouch.ca/victoria

Grad Transitions! Grad Transitions! Grad Transitions!
It's the New Year and GRAD is approaching!!  **REMEMBER ** Grad Transition is a grad requirement!!  Get your forms completed and handed in to the Career Centre sooner than later!!  Why?  Visit the Career Centre to find out why! 

Study Permits and Medical Cards
Brenda needs to see some International students regarding your Study Permits.  Also, there are some medical cards that need to be picked up from her.  Please check Brenda's board to see if you are on her list of students that she needs to see.

Check Brenda's board every day for news.