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    Secondary School Apprenticeship Scholarship Winner: Tyler Strank
    by Scott Arnold - Monday, 11 December 2017, 2:57 PM
     

    Tyler completed the Joinery Program at Camosun College and received his Level 1 as part of the South Island Partnership. He also completed 4 Youth Work in Trades courses, and worked over 1000 hours in his grad year.

    He currently works at West Wind Hardwood, and is attending BCIT in January to complete his Level 1 in Joinery.

    The Parkland Community is very proud of you Tyler! Well done!!


    Secondary School Apprenticeship Scholarship Winner Tyler Strank
     
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    Parkland Volunteers at the Sidney Sparkles Parade & the Sidney Lions Food Bank!
    by Scott Arnold - Wednesday, 6 December 2017, 4:31 PM
     

    A big thank you goes out to all those members of our Parkland Senior & Junior Boys Basketball Teams who came out this past Sunday to volunteer their time at the Sidney Sparkles Parade to collect donations for the Sidney Lions Food Bank. A total of $2600 was raised during the course of the event, and this total was then promptly matched by Thrifty Foods to make a grand total $5600 donated overall!!

    Parkland Volunteers at the Sidney Sparkles Parade & the Sidney Lions Food Bank!
     
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    From our Transportation Department
    by Scott Arnold - Monday, 27 November 2017, 10:33 PM
     

    Please see important information about bus passes for school buses.


    New School Bus Passes
    November 23, 2017

    In our effort to increase safety and accountability we are introducing a new school bus pass program. The new system will enable our department to track ridership numbers, overload ...

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    Grad Bottle Drive
    by Scott Arnold - Wednesday, 22 November 2017, 5:15 PM
     

    The Parkland 2018 grads held a successful bottle drive on Saturday. A big thank you to the parents and grads for all their hard work and to the community members and businesses that donated their refundables. We raised over $1200!

    The next grad bottle drive will be Saturday, January 13th. Same time, same place.


    Grad Bottle Drive

    Grad Bottle Drive

    Grad Bottle Drive
     
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    Parkland Swim Team Competes at Provincials
    by Scott Arnold - Monday, 20 November 2017, 11:41 AM
     

    4 of our athletes from the Parkland Swim Team competed at the 2017 BCSS Provincial Championship Swim Meet this weekend in Richmond BC, which included 983 athletes from 125 schools! All of our swimmers (Saki Takahashi, Torge Von Der Geest, Brendon Cripps, and Nick Lukie) advanced to the Finals, where they all placed in (or above) the top 16th overall for their events- including a bronze medal win for Saki in the 100 IM! Big congratulations to our swimmers!


    Torge, Nick and Brendon get ready to start their 50m Butterfly race (Lane 1, 7, and 8)

    Torge, Nick and Brendon get ready to start their 50m Butterfly race (Lane 1, 7, and 8)


    Finals warmup at Watermania

    Finals warmup at Watermania


    The team on Finals day

    The team on Finals day


    Saki with her bronze medal

    Saki with her bronze medal
     
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    Sayward Lakes Outdoor Ed trip 2017
    by Scott Arnold - Friday, 17 November 2017, 4:42 PM
     

    The video was created by Danaka Howard Batek using footage that Mr. Sutton and her filmed during the 2017 Outdoor Education 11’s four day trip on the Sayward Lakes Canoe Route.


     
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    Report Cards, Early Dismissal, Parent Teacher Interviews
    by Scott Arnold - Friday, 17 November 2017, 12:58 PM
     

    Parents are reminded of the following:

    1. Report cards are being issued to students today. Please review with your son/daughter.

    2. Parent Teacher interviews are scheduled for Wednesday November 22nd from 5:30-7:30 pm. Appointments can be scheduled by phoning Parkland (250-655-2700)

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    Bottle Drive Saturday November 18th 10am-1pm
    by Scott Arnold - Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 6:20 PM
     

    The Parkland grad class is looking for parent helpers for this Saturday's bottle drive. You can help by dropping off your refundables, by volunteering to help sort, or by driving a couple of grads around the neighbourhood collecting bottles.

    Hope to see you on Saturday!

    Bottle Drive Saturday November 18th 10am-1pm