Introducing John Floyd

johnfloyd.jpg The Clements family is excited to introduce John Floyd Locsin. On Christmas Eve Jennifer and I made a trip to the mall where we visted the World Vision booth and chose John Floyd to sponsor through the World Vision program.

John Floyd lives with his parents in a poor area of the Philippines. His father is self-employed but his earnings are barely enough to provide for his family. His mother stays at home caring for her family.

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Web Site Gets Face Lift

The Clements Family web site has had a complete face lift! Actually, the change is more than skin deep, and involves substantial reworking behind the scenes. The goal is to make the site more flexible, faster, friendly to search engine spiders, and of course more visually appealing. 

However, it is possible that something is broken and we don't know about it! If you come across anything that looks or acts incorrectly, please email us using the contact link at the top right, or in the main menu on the left.


Jakob Earns First Class Honours in Piano

Jakob at the piano

On August 22, Jakob completed his Royal Conservatory of Music Grade 3 examination. The results are in, and he scored 87 -- First Class Honours!

The First Class Honours category applies to students who achieve scores of 80 to 89, so Jakob came in at the top end of the range, and just shy of the top category which is achieved by only 2% of students.

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Jakob, Kristin Each Win Pair of Red Ribbons

Barrie Fair ribbons

Kristin and Jakob each entered a plethora of categories in the 2006 Barrie Fair, and both came away with a pair of first place ribbons.

Jakob's main entry was in "Junior Crafts - Build Something Out of Popsicle Sticks." He choose to make Tower Bridge, and ended up with a massive craft with more popsicle sticks than all the other entries combined. All his (and mom's) hard work paid off, as the judges gave it the nod and stuck a huge red ribbon on it.

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Kristin Stars in School Play

Kristin as Alice (in Wonderland)

It was back in November 2005 that Kristin announced she was going to try out for a part in "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland", an extra-curricular play at her school. When asked what kind of part she was trying out for, she said just a small part.

That evening, she announced that she had been selected for a part. What part? "Alice," she calmly replied. Say, isn't that the main part? Actually, she was to co-star with another "Alice" and they would alternate scenes through the two-act play.

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Stanley Cup Shows Up For Easter Lunch

Stanley Cup

The Stanley Cup made a surprise appearance after Easter Lunch. The family had gathered at Aunt Joc and Uncle Mark's house in Toronto for Easter lunch, along with Grandma and Grandpa S. It was shortly after dessert that the neighbour knocked on the door to announce the Stanley Cup was out front. Sure enough, it was!

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