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January 30, 2024

Daily News - January 30, 2024


January 30, 2024

Welcome to Semester 2!!



Course Changes

Course Change Forms cannot be dropped off without the student seeing a counsellor.  Whether you are requesting to add a course or drop a course, and even if your teacher says you can join their class, you still need to see a counsellor. The counsellors are working hard to accommodate drop-in appointments at this busy time, but it is great if you can make an appointment by seeing Mrs. Watson in the Career Centre (Room 217). Thank you!


Regional South Island Skills Canada Competitions

Registration for this year's Regional South Island Skills Canada Competitions will be open soon!  Online or face-to-face competitions will be held, covering areas like automotive, baking, hairstyling, welding, electronics, pipe trades, job search, photography, and more...  Competitions will be in March, with the deadline for registration mid-February. See Mr. Bussoli in the Career Centre (Room 217) if you are interested in competing.



Music Café – Feb. 14

Claremont's Music Cafe is coming on Valentine’s Day evening. If you are interested in performing (you don't need to be in a Claremont Ensemble) find Mrs. English this week to discuss what you have prepared.




Tennis starts this FRIDAY.  If you are interested in playing, see Mr Gardner TODAY (TUESDAY) at lunch in room 327.



Any students who are interested in playing badminton this season, there will be a drop-in session TOMORROW (WEDNESDAY) 5:15-7:00pm in the small gym. PE strip is mandatory!


Jr & Sr Girls Soccer

All girls interested in playing soccer, both juniors and seniors, please come to a meeting TOMORROW (WEDNESDAY) at lunch in the big gym with Mr. Reisig and Ms. Yager.



Rugby training will be WEDNESDAYS and THURSDAYS, 3:30pm - 4:30pm after school. Anyone and everyone are welcome to join or to just give it a go.



Board Game Club

Reminder to students that the Board Game Club is starting up again - every TUESDAY at lunch in Ms Milne's room 324.  Drop by TODAY to check it out!



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UBC Med Outreach Ambassador Program – Feb. 6

UBC Med Outreach Ambassador Program reps will be visiting Claremont on TUESDAY, February 6 @ lunch in Room 215.  The Ambassador Program enables current medical students to share their perspective on what it means to have a career in medicine, and they will provide valuable information and practical advice on pursuing the path to becoming a medical doctor. Don't miss this great info session!


Camosun Info Session – Feb. 7

The Arts & Science Department at Camosun College is hosting an info session on WEDNESDAY, February 7, at 6:30pm - 7:30 pm. Info will cover:

- The Digital Production, the Writing and Design Programs

- The Digital Communication Program

- The Comics & Graphic Novels Program

Come to the Career Centre (Room 217) for more info, or check out the Camosun website.


Camosun Student Service Fair – Feb. 13

Camosun is hosting a Student Service Fair at the Interurban Campus on February 13th from 5pm-7pm. This is a great chance to explore the range of services available and partake in some mini-tours of the facilities. Registration isn't required - just show up!


Peninsula Emergency Measures Association – March

Field trip alert! PEMO (Peninsula Emergency Measures Association) is hosting an open house at the Sidney Fire Hall in March. Date is still to be determined, but it will be a day of learning what life is like working in emergency response and what career and volunteer opportunities are available. If you're interested, the sign-up sheet is in the Career Centre (Room 217). More info to come; stay tuned!



PAC Fundraiser: Country Grocer Receipts

Here is an easy way to support your PAC year-round. Save your Country Grocer receipts and bring them to the school front office.  We appreciate your participation in this fundraiser, which will benefit our school community with up to $2000 in grocery gift cards.



Peninsula Youth Clinic

The Peninsula Youth Clinic is located at 2379 Bevan Avenue in Sidney and is open every THURSDAY from 5:30-7:30pm for help with any medical concern (physical, mental, and sexual health). Call 250-656-4143 to make an appointment with a physician or counsellor.  Services are 100% free, confidential, and explicitly inclusive of all genders and sexualities!


A copy of the announcements is posted on the wall outside of the main office door.