WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 6, 2017:
PAJAMA DAY: Wednesday, December 20th is pajama day! We will be having a movie in the theatre at 2:15, after school. Admission is free and there will be a concession to purchase food & drinks. The movie will be The Grinch! All proceeds go to Santas Anonymous. Hope to see everyone there!
If you are supporting the I Love First Peoples shoebox project, please remember to drop off shoeboxes with either Ms. Rioux in the counselling foyer or Ms. Crawford in the Cultural Room. And if you don't know about this project, come see Ms. Rioux for how you can get involved.
Badminton Club's new day and time is Friday's from 2:00-3:00 pm. Come play some badminton while you wait for the bus!
DONATE CHILDREN'S BOOKS IN THE LIBRARY!
Help support children's literacy by donating a used or new children's book this Christmas! Many children will not have any great books to read and we are hoping Parkland can help! Please consider donating a used or new children's book until Dec 22nd to help make this Christmas extra special for some young children around Sidney. See the donation box in the Library!
BUS STUDENTS: Notice to all students who have signed up to catch SD63 SCHOOL BUSES - BUS CARDS ARE NOW MANDATORY - come at break, at lunch or after school to pick up your bus card!
PARKLAND FOOD DRIVE: Last day is December 22 - Please bring non-perishable food items to your Block C class. Even better, you are welcome to bring money. Each dollar is worth three items as the food bank can purchase wholesale. Prizes will be given for top class in each grade and a prize will also go to the overall winning class. We will collect items on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
ATTENTION GRADE 12'S: Are you thinking of attending UVIC next year? Would you like to earn a $10 UVIC giftcard? Come see Ms. Rioux for an opportunity to participate in a unique research opportunity to help UVIC redesign their website.
CHRISTMAS MEMORIES: MONDAY DECEMBER 11 @ 6:30 p.m. - FLUTE ENSEMBLE; 7 P.M. - BRUCE HAM conducting SIDNEY CONCERT BAND. Tickets available at the door; $10 suggestion donation, and food bank items encouraged. Proceeds to the 3 PENINSULA HIGH SCHOOL BAND PROGRAMS.
SAANICH INTERNATIONAL STUDENT PROGRAM: INTERNATIONAL WINTER SEMI-FORMAL DANCE - Tuesday, December 19, from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., @ Stelly's Secondary School MultiPurpose Room. Food, fun, Music and Visit from Santa Claus. See Ms. McRae to sign up today!
ALL STUDENTS: Remember - TALK TO SANTA CLAUS! SCHOOL CLOTHING AVAILABLE - place order at front office, and pick up later the same day! Also - CAFETERIA CARDS $25 - make that lunch time line-up easier!
SALTS - SAIL AND LIFE TRAINING SOCIETY - SUMMER 2018 BOOKINGS now open - experience life-changing ten days on a tall ship - around Vancouver Island. Desolation Sound, Inside Passage, Great Bear Rainforest, Haida Gwaii! Check info website: www.salts.ca
SCHOLARSHIPS, BURSARIES AND GRAD INFORMATION: tba
ATHLETICS, SPORTS TEAMS, TEAM MEETINGS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS:
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 7 - CANNON vs JERRY; PAPI CHULO vs SANSBURY SNAKES
TIMES COLONIST 10k: Registration is now open for next year's race, April 29, 2018. You can register at: https://raceroster.com/events/2018/14562/29th-annual-tc10k Our team name is the Parkland Panthers in the Island Farms School Challenge. To receive customized team t-shirts with our team name printed on the back, our team must have a minimum of 10 members by noon on Friday, April 6, 2018. See Ms. Dibblee for further information. Reminder closer to early bird registration date in February will be posted at later date.
NOW STARTING ON THE PENINSULA: ARCHERY CLASSES - Pacific Archery Academy - register now @ www.pacificarcherybc.com.
CAREER CENTRE, CAREER EVENTS, WORK EXPERIENCE, JOB AND VOLUNTEER POSTING:
CHECK OUT JOB AND VOLUNTEER BOARDS FOR THE LATEST POSTINGS. INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR A JOB, SEE MS. MCNAMEE!
PEDEN RV is looking for a student interested in exploring Skills and Trades in Auto to work in their Service Department. If you are taking Auto 9-12 courses and looking for a job, and possible skills/career pathway, please see Ms. Mac.
VOLUNTEERS WANTED: (see Ms. McNamee for opportunities to volunteer!)
TUTORIALS AND COURSE WORK ASSISTANCE: LOTS OF HELP AND ACADEMIC SUPPORT AVAILABLE!
(1) TUTORIALS IN LEARNING CENTRE: REMINDER TO ALL TEACHERS AND STUDENTS - TUTORIAL IS AVAILABLE daily after school. Wednesday & Friday best for longer tests & assignments.
(2) LEARNING COMMONS SUPPORT: Monday, Tuesday & Thursday day after school until 3:40 p.m., Wednesday & Friday until 3:35 p.m. note: ELL TUTOR also available Wednesday & Friday after school.
MEZZANINE USE: ALL STUDENTS: regarding use of MEZZANINE IN GYM AREA: TO USE THIS AREA, PLEASE INQUIRE WITH P.E. teachers.
MUSIC REHEARSALS ALL YEAR: JAZZ BAND - Monday & Wednesday mornings; CONCERT BAND - Tuesday & Thursday mornings - CHOIR - Friday mornings.
GOOD HEALTH, AND STARTING THE SCHOOL DAY with BAGEL BREAKFAST: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday mornings, before school, at the BLUE TABLES area.
SPECIALS: Lasagna & Garlic Bread / Chicken Souvlaki / Hot Dogs
SOUP, SALAD & SANDWICH: Broccoli Cheddar Soup / Thai Chicken Wraps / Greek Salad / Cheese Sticks / Veggies & Dip
BAKED GOODS AND SWEET TREATS: Morning Glory Muffins / Chocolate Chip Square / Rice Krispies
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.