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!
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Studio 63 students came to Parkland on Tuesday May 28th to showcase the Saanich School Districts Hair Dressing Career Program.
Four Parkland students are enrolled in the 10 month Career Program to become a Hair Dresser:
- Amy Carrier
- Kali Thorne
- Ashleigh Updegrove
- Mackenzie Vanryckeghem
Studio 63 is open to the public and provide free Up-Do's for GRADS!
Call 250-652-5381 to book an appointment!
Congrats to the small but mighty Parkland Track and Field team! They did amazing at the BC's.
- Ben Sammons
- Cooper Langard
- Misaki Akutagawa
- Alexis Van Den Bulk
Misaki Akutagawa Placed 4th in the Javelin for the Sr. Girls....4th in the Whole Province! A fantastic season for Misaki! She...Read the rest of this topic
The Marine 10 class went on their annual Bamberton Canoe Trip on May 30/31st. The class paddled from Brentwood Bay to Bamberton Provincial Park where they participated in a beach seine and camped overnight. This linear class gives students Science 10 and PE 10 credits with a focus on marine science, outdoor education, and environmental stewardships. Students who are interested in taking the course in the future are welcome to contact Ms. Dibblee for more information.
The Marine Repair class visited the Van Isle Marina Yacht Park last week and got a tour of the boatyard. Students were able to see boats being painted, hauled and blocked and got to see a launch too!
The yacht park manager is interested in hiring students to work in the yacht park this summer and there is a position available at the fuel dock. Applications are on the Van Isle Marina website. Starting wage in the Yacht Park is $17/hr! For more information, visit their website.
Come on out and support past and present Parkland musical talent at SIDFEST this Friday June 1st at Mary Winspear. Tickets are $10 and are available at Parkland or at Mary Winspear. All proceeds will go to the Peninsula Youth Health Clinic.
Parkland Marine program takes nineteen Marine 9 students to Commonwealth pool to discover scuba diving. Rockfish Divers provided the gear and the instruction. The next step would be to take on the PADI open water course in Marine 10.