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    UVic Men's Intra-Squad Basketball Game - Fundraiser for the Tour de Rock!
    by Scott Arnold - Sunday, 16 September 2018, 11:16 PM

    On Saturday, Sept 21st from 7-9pm, Parkland Secondary will be hosting a UVic Men's Intra-Squad Exhibition Basketball Game as a fundraiser for the Tour de Rock & Cops for Cancer Foundation! The cost to enter will be $2 for children and $5 for adults, and ALL proceeds raised will go directly to the Cops for Cancer Foundation. Parking is free and the doors will open at 6:30pm: bring your family & friends and come out and enjoy some fantastic basketball action and support an extremely worthy cause at the same time!

    UVic Men's Basketball Team
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    Meet the Teacher Night Thursday Sept 13th
    by Scott Arnold - Friday, 7 September 2018, 12:19 PM

    All parents are invited (and encouraged!) to come to Meet the Teacher night at Parkland on Thursday Sept 13th from 5:30-7:30 pm (followed by a PAC meeting at 7:30).

    This is a great opportunity to meet all of your son/daughter's teachers and find out what they will be learning in their classes. Please bring your son/daughter's timetable with you as you will be going from class to class.

    We are looking forward to meeting you!

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    Superintendent's Blog - The Power of Why
    by Scott Arnold - Friday, 31 August 2018, 9:22 AM

    Please consider visiting our Superintendent's blog site, thepowerofwhy.ca.

    Dave Eberwein uses this opportunity to reach out directly to staff and parents in Saanich Schools to share his views on a variety of topics including education, leadership and his professional passions. Dave believes strongly in the importance of a strong public school system -- one which has a continual focus on renewal and innovation. He has recently written his back-to-school blog that discusses the importance of moving beyond the status quo. You can also choose to sign up for automatic email alerts to his posts which will come out regularly during the school year.

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    Welcome to the 2018/19 school year!
    by Scott Arnold - Wednesday, 29 August 2018, 1:30 PM

    Welcome to the 2018/19 school year!
    Lizanne Chicanot, Principal
    Aaron Buckham, Vice Principal

    I hope you have all had a healthy and restful summer. It’s hard to believe that we are ready to start another school year. We are certainly looking forward to seeing you all again and to getting to know our new grade 9 students.

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    Senior Electronics class final project
    by Scott Arnold - Friday, 22 June 2018, 6:50 PM

    The Senior Electronics class presented their final projects to Parkland administration. Most materials were retrieved from the metal recycling container. See how you can use your cycling legs to charge your phone!

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    Sailing Academy at Parkland
    by Scott Arnold - Thursday, 21 June 2018, 11:49 AM

    Parkland Sailing Academy had another successful year that culminated in the Discovery Cup Regatta. Twenty six students enrolled in the Academy this year and we are looking forward to another great year starting in September. Happy sailing!

    Sailing Academy at Parkland
    Sailing Academy at Parkland
    Sailing Academy at Parkland
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    Long time Parkland Judo Member Promoted to Brown Belt (1st Kyu)
    by Scott Arnold - Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 10:53 AM

    Long time member of the Parkland Judo Academy Jon Crisostomo was promoted to the rank of brown belt (1st kyu) on June 19, 2018. This is a significant moment as it is the first time in 30 years that a student has attained this rank while still a member of Parkland Judo. A tremendous amount of pain, hard work and dedication went into achieving this significant goal. We are very proud of Jon and look forward to seeing his Judo journey continue in the future.

    Jon Crisostomo stands next to Mickey Fitzgerald at the Parkland Judo Academy

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    Parkland student goes to Montreal
    by Scott Arnold - Thursday, 14 June 2018, 4:30 PM

    Congratulations to Karen Strand on being selected to represent the community of Sidney at a national forum on bilingualism in Montreal this August! Karen is a grade 11 student who created a video and wrote an essay in French on why she is interested in promoting bilingualism in her community. Karen is just one of 30 students from across Canada who was selected to attend this free, week-long forum in Montreal. Félicitations!

    Karen Strand was selected to represent the community of Sidney at a national forum on bilingualism in Montreal