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May 28, 2024

Daily News - Tuesday May 28, 2024


Tuesday May 28, 2024



NEW – Kindness Campaign

Congratulations to Jorge BETANCOURT-MACHADO and Carter KING for winning last week's "Kindness Campaign" draw. Well done, you two. Please see Mr. Dunlop to collect your Thrifty's and Country Grocer gift cards. Keep showcasing kindness, Spartan Nation!!!!


Lost & Found

Two keys were found in the student parking lot on Monday. They are not car or house keys. They look like they belong to locks. 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 – Learning Commons Contest

The "Guess The Book Title" contest winner is:  Anastasiia KROKA.  Please come to the Learning Commons to claim your prize.

The next “Guess The Book Title” contest is under way. All students are welcome to come to the Learning Commons and make a guess.


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.



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 Swimming

The CSI swimmers competed at the annual ISC Medley Challenge last weekend in Victoria. The Medley Challenge is Long Course Invitational Meet that celebrates all four traditional competitive strokes, culminating in the popular Eliminator event. There were lots of great racing and podium finishes. Go Spartans! See full results HERE.



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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


NEW – Volunteers Opportunity (SATURDAY June 1)

Access Awareness Day, is being held in Sidney at the Shoal Centre.  Access Awareness is a comprehensive campaign to raise awareness about disability, accessibility and social inclusion.  Volunteer are needed to help with set up, take down, serving coffee and cookies, and other support tasks.  Event is THIS SATURDAY June 1, 9am-12pm OR 12pm-3pm at Shoal Centre:- 10030 Resthaven Drive, Sidney.  To sign up, email:


Volunteer Opportunity (SATURDAY June 1)

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 (FRIDAY May 31)

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!



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.