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May 27

Daily News - May 27, 2024


Monday May 27, 2024



NEW - Lost & Found

Two keys were found in the student parking lot this morning. They are not car keys. Please come to the office to claim them.


Drop Date Deadline For Courses – May 31

Important Notice for all students (especially grade 11 and 12 students): the last official day to drop a course from your timetable, so it doesn’t show up on your transcript, will be THIS FRIDAY, May 31st.  Please ensure that if you still need to drop a course, you do so as soon as possible by checking in with one of our school counsellors.


After School Homework Club

For all students who would like extra help in academic classes, help from Education Assistants is available four days a week (MONDAY-THURSDAY) for one hour after school in room 235. All academic subjects are welcome, but especially if you are struggling in Math & Science. This is open to all students in all grades.


New School Bus Registration Information

If you plan to ride the school bus next year, there is new information about FEES and registration.  Please see all information on the SD63 website Transportation page:  



Claremont Musical Theatre Presents: “Anything Goes”… May 23 - June 1

 “Anything Goes” continues this week, WEDNESDAY to SATURDAY. This is a very funny and entertaining show: a classic Broadway musical set in the 1930s on a ship headed from New York to England, with music by Cole Porter and lots of laughs! We have about 75 students involved in the production in our cast, crew and orchestra. It's a fun night out!

This week’s performance dates are May 29 – June 1 at 7 pm, plus a matinee on June 1st at 1 pm.  All tickets are $17.50 in advance or $20 at the door. Purchase tickets through your SD63 online account LINK or in person at the accounting office.  For questions, please call Mrs. Waller at 250-658-5221 ext. 81572.



NEW - Paid Score Keeping

There is a paid score keeping opportunity THIS WEEKEND at Claremont! 20$/hr. Other locations also include PISE, UVIC, Oak Bay, SMUS, and PCS!  Please see Ms. Dheensaw or Mr. Dunlop for more information on how to sign up!


NEW - CSI Rowing

This past weekend saw some of the CSI rowers at the Nanaimo Sprints Regatta. We had some great races happen against crews from Vancouver Island. We came away with a total of 5 first place, 2 second place, and 1 third place. Go Spartans!  Here is a summary of our podium placements:

First Place: 

Under 19 Men 2  (Jackson Perkins, Cedric Fraser)

Open Novice Men 4x  (Liam Blakemore, André Kern, Andrei Stavaranksi Armada, Nathaniel Macpherson)

Open Novice Men 2x  (André Kern, Andrei Stavaranksi Armada)

Open Novice Men 1x   (Andrei Stavaranksi Armada)

Under 17 Men 2x  (Jackson Perkins, Cedric Fraser)

Second Place

Open Novice Men 2x  (Ethan Goldberg, Liam Blakemore)

Open Novice Women 1x  (Cyan Tran)

Third Place

Under 19 Women 1x  (Charlotte Dienst)



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¬ GRAD 2024

Message From Grad Parent Committee – Stay Informed

Grad families of 2024: if you wish to be informed of ongoing grad meetings, grad events, and grad fundraisers, please email the parent grad committee at this email to be added to the communication list:



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FoodSafe Training – June 8

YEP (Youth Engagement Program) is hosting a Level 1 FoodSafe TrainingSATURDAY, June 8, 9am-4:30pm at Shoal Centre - 10030 Resthaven Drive, Sidney.

Cost: $60 (Ask for YEP Student price).  Call asap to register: 250-656-5537


Volunteer Opportunity

Volunteers are needed at Kids Art in the Park at the Brentwood Bay Festival!  This is a fun community event, where there will be a parade, and variety of vendors and entertainers. Volunteers are needed to help lead kids through art activities and crafts.

Hosted by Beacon Community Services.  THIS SATURDAY, June 1, 9am-2pm.  For exact location and to apply, email:


Volunteer Opportunity

Northridge Elementary School (on Carey Rd.) is planning a Fun Fair at their school, and they need volunteers to help with face painting, and assisting with games and activities.  Event is THIS FRIDAY May 31, 4-9pm. Shifts are 2-3 hours.  See Mrs. Watson in the Career Centre for more info, or email her at


Student Lifeguards Needed

Cordova Bay Elementary School is looking for student lifeguards for June field trips at Cordova Bay beaches.  Lifeguards will be paid an honorarium.  Please contact Lisa Wergeland at Cordova Bay Elementary if you think you can help!


Health X-Ploration Day – May 28

If you are considering a career in the Health Care Industry, sign up for a field trip to Camosun College, for a Health 'X-ploration' Day! Students will explore dual credit pathways in various health programs including practical nursing, health care assistant, medical radiography, and certified medical lab assistant. TOMORROW (TUESDAY) May 28, 9:15-12:30.  See Mr. Bussoli in the Career Centre to sign up!



CPAC Staff Appreciation Lunch May 29

CPAC is planning a Charcuterie Staff Appreciation Luncheon on WEDNESDAY May 29th, to recognize the hard work of teachers, support staff and admin at our awesome school.  Please help us celebrate our amazing Claremont Staff and say, “Thank you for a great year!” by contributing some items for the charcuterie table or a dessert.  For more information and to sign up please visit: PERFECT CLAREMONT POTLUCK.


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.