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THURSDAY APRIL 20, 2017

 
 
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THURSDAY APRIL 20, 2017
by Cathy Ford - Thursday, 20 April 2017, 8:57 AM
 

THURSDAY APRIL 20  2017: SPRING HAS SPRUNG!

The chess club is starting up again! Meet on Thursdays at lunch in the counselling area.

Any students interested in playing music at the grad ceremony at UVic -- applications were due on April 13th.  If you want to be considered for this and did not get your application in on time, please see Ms. Chicanot asap.

To grade 12s and any students planning ahead: Brock University will have two advisers here this Friday for the very first time.  They will be be available in Mr. Roome's Room at lunchtime to tell you about their opportunities for your post secondary education.

FRIDAY APRIL 21 - EARTH DAY! WHAT ARE YOU DOING TO MARK THIS DAY?

EARTH DAY MARCH FOR SCIENCE - SATURDAY APRIL 22, 2017 @ 2:15 P.M. @ CENTENNIAL SQUARE - March to the Legislature. Building on the Annual Earth Day Walk - Speakers, Solidarity and Music. See you there!  See facebook, and volunteer!

WEDNESDAY APRIL 26 - PARKLAND TALENT SHOW @ 7 p.m. Tickets - front office!

FRIDAY APRIL 28 - NON-INSTRUCTIONAL DAY - no school!

4th ANNUAL ROAD HOCKEY CHARITY EVENT takes place June 10 @ Mary Winspear Centre, Sidney. Registration at 9 a.m., and full day of fun! Get a team together and play hard with superheroes and other community teams! See helpfilladream.com for info, registration.

CHATTERHIGH ANNUAL COMPETITION  goes to MAY 19. Sign up! Earn money for scholarships and your home school!

STUDIO 63 IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS @ ILC Saanichton, 1649 Mr. Newton X Road.  Please see ILC website for salon hours, and appointment times. Sign up for FREE HAIRCUTS!


SCHOLARSHIPS NOTICES AND GRAD 2017 NOTICES:

 4 AWARDS of $1,500 available - DEADLINE: MAY 1, 2017. See Mr. Choo, and/GRAD BOARD for application details .

Three scholarships with deadlines approaching soon:
1. A Brand new Union Club $5000 Service Scholarship due April 30.
 2. North Saanich Volunteer Firefighters' community service  bursary of up to $1500 due May 11.
 3. Rotary Club of Sidney by the Sea $1000 "Service above Self" scholarship due May 15.  Please note that, even if you have applied for this scholarship in the Parkland Scholarship package, you will have to re-apply because the process has just been changed.

Meet with, or email, Mr. Choo for the application processes.

ALL GRADS: BLACK & LEE TUXEDO SALES AND RENTALS NOW AVAILABLE. Rent your outfit! Gather a donation for your dry grad!

BORROW RATHER THAN BUY GRAD WEAR from MAGIC WAND - all accessories included. Complete outfits available, female & male. Purchasing also available! Boutique times scheduled. Contact esurerus@telus.net to book.

ATHLETICS, SPORTS TEAMS, TEAM MEETINGS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS:


Just remember: VOLLEYBALL DROP IN MONDAYS after school from 3:15 to 5 p.m.


INTRAMURALS: HANDBALL SCHEDULE: check this spot!
WEDNESDAY April 19 - THE DOODEES versus BLOOD SWEAT & TEARS
THURSDAY April 20 - THE DOODEES versus BLOOD SWEAT & TEARS

TUESDAY APRIL 25 - FILIPINO DAD'S versus CHRISTIAN EPP
WEDNESDAY APRIL 26 - FINALS - Winners of 1st & 4th, versus Winners of 2nd & 3rd

PLEASE NOTE: WEDNESDAY APRIL 12 - to be rescheduled DOODEES VERSUS BLOOD SWEAT AND TEARS

Wednesday April 19th was first practice for Parkland Ultimate Frisbee. Everyone welcome! Boys and Girls! Grades 9-12! No experience necessary! Bring cleats if you have them. Meet at 3:15 on the upper field ready to have an awesome time!


JOIN THE GIRLFORCE - FREE CLASSES IN JAZZERCISE @ PANORAMA, for girls age 16 to 21 - dance your own path! All girls welcome to join. See Panorama website, or call!


CAREER CENTRE, CAREER EVENTS, WORK EXPERIENCE, JOB AND VOLUNTEER POSTINGS:

HIRING AT MACDONALD'S: One of the best places for your first job because: IT PROVIDES QUALITY TRAINING, YOU LEARN ACCOUNTABILITY; JOB DEMANDS GOOD WORK ETHICS. See Ms. McNamee for application info. Perfect timing for your summer job!


CAREERS AT SEA - NEW PROGRAM BEING OFFERED and partially subsidized BY SD 63, WESTERN MARINE INSTITUTE, AND B.C. FERRIES: $3600 worth of training certification for $800 for our students - an amazing opportunity! Summer learning: students will earn 8 credits, 160 hours of certification training, and up to 5 days employments skills training, plus 90 work experience hours with B.C. FERRIES. Your ticket to a MARINE CAREER - see Ms. McNamee ASAP for further info, this exciting pilot program has limited seating!

YEP TRAINING and COURSES - OPPORTUNITIES COMING UP:
a. FREE RETAIL TRAINING -  April 23 -  certificate program in retail, spaces available! See Ms. McNamee re registration.

b. SATURDAY MAY 6, 13, 27 - FROM 1 P.M. TO 4 P.M. - GARDENING BASICS COURSE - soil prep, planting,  plant care, weeding, pruning, safe tool use. See Ms. McNamee for details.

c. MONDAY MAY 8 - from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. - ALERT EMERGENCY FIRST-AID with CPR - hands-on first aid training. See Ms. McNamee for registration information.

also: Many short term gardening and yard clean-up jobs available - see Ms. McNaee for information.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES COMING UP:

SIDNEY ELEMENTARY SPRING FLING: local elementary students need volunteer help at their SPRING FAIR. SIDNEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL - Friday May 26th, from 5 to 8 p.m. See Ms. McNamee to sign up!

SIDNEY LITERARY FESTIVAL looking for volunteers with creative writing skills, or editing skills, to adjudicate the writing contest submissions for festival. See Ms. McNamee for further information.


AFTER SCHOOL TUTORIAL:   TUTORIAL ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE EVERY DAY AFTER SCHOOL - except Mondays - TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY AND FRIDAY AFTER SCHOOL, in the Learning Centre Room 204.


MATH HELP CENTRE:
Monday and Wednesday after school: 3 to 4 p.m., Rm 201; and Thursday morning before school - 7:15 to 8:15 in Rm 112.


ENGLISH HELP CENTRE:   Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at lunch in the Learning Centre (room 204), staffed by a retired English teacher. Please see Ms. Chicanot if you have any questions about this.


 SIDES HELP CENTRE: has started on Tuesday and Thursdays after school in the career centre. Come and get help with any SIDES course. See Ms. Anderson in the counselling office if you have questions.

CULTURAL ROOM TUTORING IS NOW AVAILABLE: Every day after school from 3:00 to 3:30 p.m., in the CULTURAL ROOM. Please see Ms. Mack for assistance with assignments, studying for tests, or other tutoring needs.



MEZZANINE IN GYM AREA: INQUIRE WITH P.E. teachers.


MUSIC REHEARSALS ALL YEAR:
JAZZ BAND - Monday and Wednesday; 7 a.m.; CONCERT BAND - Tuesday and Thursday, 7 a.m.; CHOIR - Friday, 7 a.m. ALL REHEARSALS TAKE PLACE IN THE MUSIC ROOM.

BAGEL BREAKFAST:
Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday mornings, before school, at the BLUE TABLES area.
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CAFETERIA:


SPECIALS:
Baron of Beef & Fries
Taco Salad
Hot Dogs
Veggie Dogs

SOUPS AND SALAD:
Veggies & Dip
Pizza Pops
Fried Rice

BAKED GOODS AND SWEET TREATS:
Hal's Orange DAte Muffins
Oreo Cookie Cake
Rice Krispie Squares

note: prepaid $25 cafeteria cards can be purchased from Cafeteria. To use debit or credit card to purchase Cafeteria card,
please purchase at front office.