Daily Announcements

Friday April 13, 2018

 
 
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Friday April 13, 2018
by Cathy Ford - Friday, 13 April 2018, 9:10 AM
 

FRIDAY APRIL 13,  2018- watch out for black cats & ladders!


AUTO BODY REPAIR & RE-FINISHING INFORMATION: A representative from Vancouver Community College will be visiting Parkland TODAY FRIDAY APRIL 13, TO PRESENT INFORMATION ABOUT THE AUTO BODY REPAIR AND REFINISHING PROGRAM. The representative will be here around 1 p.m. on Friday, and during Block 4, for interested students to pop by Mr. Brouwer's class.


Thank you everyone for wearing your jersey yesterday - IN SUPPORT OF THE HUMBOLDT BRONCOS HOCKEY TEAM , AND HOCKEY JERSEY DAY ACROSS CANADA. Our SYMPATHY CARD ON BEHALF OF US ALL will be sent today. If you have not had opportunity to sign for the card, please do so today - check with front office.


ALSO: To support the Humboldt Broncos community, as well as Random Acts of Kindness at our school, please consider donating your spare change to "hearts with Sticks in room 206". Feel free to drop by Room 206 at any point this week, and Ms. Crawfod or Ms. Patten will happily accept your donation. On Friday, we will be donating the funds to the Humboldt GoFundMe campaign.


Thank you to all our Parkland community - staff, support staff, and students - for your support on Graduation Transitions Interview Day this week for our 2018 grads! Thanks to our student volunteers, and to the Parkland cafeteria students and staff for providing the luncheon and hospitality support! And of course, congratulations to all of our 2018 Grads who came through in fine form.


THIS WEEK: is RANDOM ACTS OF KINDNESS WEEK at Parkland. The Leadership Class is setting up a booth in the front foyer, and we are hoping that lots of staff and students will do something nice for a colleague or student at the school!


PARKLAND METAL DONATION BIN is now on site - back staff parking lot! Bin will be here until the end of May - thank you everyone for your contribution to our donation bin!


GRAD SPONSORED TALENT SHOW takes place on Thursday April 26th. Start planning your act, and stay tuned for the application process!


GRADE 12 STUDENTS INTERESTED IN PERFORMING in the Grad ceremony must have their application forms in by Friday of this week - Friday April 13. Applications forms are found at the front office.


ALL GRADE 11'S - for GRAD 2019 - the ballots will be in the office after lunch today, for choosing the GRAD COLOUR for next year! Grade 11's who are interested in voting on next year's grad colours please pick up a ballot at the office. Voting end this Friday.


TOFINO TRIP APPLICATIONS for INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS available from Ms. McRae in counselling. Deadline for applications: Friday, April 13th.


ALL GRADS: SATURDAY APRIL 14 - St. Andrew's Helping African Grandmothers - FABRIC SALE - @ St. Andrew's Church Hall, Sidney - great fabrics for school projects, special items. Sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.


FREE CONCERT FOR STUDENTS: Sunday April 15 - DUELLING PIANOS - plus silent auction. @ St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church, Sidney - 2:30 p.m., Tickets for adults $25, students over 19, $13,  @ Tanners, or at the door, Long & McQuade, Victoria.


SATURDAY APRIL 22, SHARED CLOSET from 1 to 4 p.m.; Monday April 23, from 9 to 4 - @ Saanichton Bible Fellowship Church on Mt. Newton - bring home a new wardrobe at no cost. Men, women, children, babies - come along, and choose a new wardrobe. Also if you have clothes to donate, bring them along. For more information: 250-652-6311.


ALL GRADS: Keep MAGIC WAND in mind when planning your grad outfit! BORROW from Magic Wand; outfits can be tailored for fit, and choices are available for female and male grads. Phone 250-658-0246 for information, or see website FOR BOUTIQUE DAY APPOINTMENTS. See GRAD BOARD FOR MORE DETAILS - WHY SPEND $ WHEN YOU CAN FIND A PERFECT FIT @ MAGIC WAND?


STUDIO 63 NOW OPEN - Studio 63 Teaching Salon @ Saanichton Learning Centre - SALON HOURS Monday to Wednesday, 1 to 4 p.m.;  Thursday, 12 to 6 p.m. Please call 250-652-5381 to book your appointment.


SCHOOL DAY HEALTHY Start: BAGEL BREAKFAST: Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday mornings, before school, @ BLUE TABLES.

MEZZANINE USE: ALL STUDENTS - for use of MEZZANINE IN GYM AREA - Please INQUIRE for permission WITH P.E. teachers.


ALL GRADS: SCHOLARSHIPS, BURSARIES AND GRAD INFORMATION:

A LARGE NUMBER OF UBC APPLICANTS MISTAKENLY RECEIVED AN EMAIL FROM UBC RECENTLY ASKING THEM TO REGISTER FOR THE JUMP START ORIENTATION. If you have applied to UBC, please check with Mr. Choo regarding the status of your offer.


The Parkland Internal Scholarships application form is now available from Mr. Choo.  Many scholarships are available for your non academic accomplishments in sports, community services, fine arts, trades, second languages and more.   Deadline is Friday April 27TH - NEW DATE!


If you're a community minded resident of North Saanich, you can apply for a $1500 bursary sponsored by the North Saanich Volunteer Firefighters.  Volunteer service to the community is an important criteria.  Deadline is May 3rd.  Mr. Choo has more details.


If you're related to a current or past member of the BCGEU and able to write a short essay about protest and activism, you could qualify for a $2000 scholarship.  Deadline is April 29 at midnight.  Mr. Choo has more details.


BEACON COMMUNITY SERVICES offers $1500 scholarships for 3 graduating students dedicated to community service and volunteerism. IN OTHER WORDS, scholarships for those students who exemplify our Beacon chairty's mission of helping people and improving lives! Scholarship applications must be received before end of the day, Tuesday May 1, 2018. See Ms. McNamee for info.


ALL GRADE 12 STUDENTS PLEASE REMEMBER - WHEN REQUESTING OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS FOR EDUCATIONAL APPLICATIONS, OR FOR SCHOLARSHIPS AND BURSARIES, AT LEAST ONE FULL DAY'S NOTICE IS REQUIRED.


ATHLETICS, SPORTS TEAMS, TEAM MEETINGS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

INTRAMURAL SOCCER SCHEDULE :

Tuesday April 17th - Senior Hockey Boys versus Teachers

Thursday April 19 - FINALS


PARKLAND ULTIMATE IS STARTING Mondays at 3:15 on the upper field. Everyone welcome, boys and girls, grades 9 to 12. No experience necessary!


FIFTH ANNUAL SEASIDE MAGAZINE "TAKING IT TO THE STREET" ROAD HOCKEY TOURNAMENT - Saturday June 9, 2018  from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. - Mary Winspear Centre, Sidney. Contact: sue@seasidemagazine.ca to participate, or Register your team for the tournament! Takes place in conjunction with HELP FILL A DREAM FOUNDATION. What can you do to be a dream maker in your community?


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

JOBS: 10 ++ GREAT JOBS AVAILABLE - GET YOUR SUMMER WORK NAILED DOWN! SEE MS. MCNAMEE ASAP!

1. SAVE-ON FOODS, SIDNEY: Job openings for cashier positions, and other responsibilities. See Ms. McNamee to prep resume.

2. GREENHOUSE ASSISTANT APPLIED BIONOMICS: Watering and moving plants; cleaning plant pots; replacing growing mediums, and light maintenance duties. See Ms. McNamee for further details.

3. JAMES ISLAND - labourers on the golf course, and 2 workers for guest services and housekeeping. James Island is a privately owned island with an 18 hole Jack Nicklaus golf course - pay $15 hour to start. See Ms. McNamee for details on these jobs!

4. new job at LOCAL BAKERY - see Ms. McNamee ASAP! Great job at Sidney Bakery!

5. VICTORIA FLYING CLUB - customer service. Full time job for the summer. See Ms. McNamee for details.

6. RUM RUNNER PUB - HOSTESS - see Ms. McNamee for information.

7. NORTH SAANICH YACHT CLUB - Prep cook, dishwasher. See Ms. McNamee for details - this is a good opportunity!

8. GAMES2U - unique interactive entertainment company works with school age children, looking for Game Coaches to provide quality customer service for video game theatres, high-tech laser tag, bumper balls, inflatables and more. See Ms. McNamee for details, and application process. 10 to 20 hours per week, evenings and weekends, $13 per hour.

9. MARIA'S SOUVLAKI: PART-TIME, EVENINGS AND WEEKENDS. Server, hostess, cashier position. See Ms. McNamee ASAP !

10. Sidney, Malaview area - weeding, digging, transplanting - $12 per hour.

11. North Saanich, Forest Park Drive - moving a cord of wood, $15 per hour.


Other Opportunities:
1. WORK SAFE FOR YEP - Friday May 4 - 3 hour FREE WORKSHOP; great for resume.
2 ALERT FIRST AID - SATURDAY MAY 5 - 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. - basic CPR, first aid, hands-on training. $50 registration.
3. RETAIL TRAINING - BRENTWOOD BAY & SIDNEY- monthly on Sundays, April - May. See Ms. McNamee.

4. PROFESSIONAL FACE PAINTING WORKSHOP: free! May 26 - from 1 to 3 p.m. @ Shoal Centre, Sidney - bring your imagination, and get ready to help YEP at the summer markets, or start your own business! See Ms. McNamee to sign up.


TUTORIALS AND COURSE WORK ASSISTANCE: LOTS OF HELP AND ACADEMIC SUPPORT AVAILABLE!


new AFTER SCHOOL MATH / SCIENCE TUTORIAL NOW STARTING:

ROOM 201, EACH DAY FOR 1 HOUR AND FIFTEEN MINUTES, with Mr. Morley - available to help students with MATH, CALCULUS, SCIENCE, PHYSICS, CHEMISTRY. Available to all students, including those working on SIDES courses. See you there!

also:

1. TUTORIALS IN LEARNING CENTRE: REMINDER TO ALL TEACHERS AND STUDENTS - TUTORIAL IS AVAILABLE daily after school.
    Wednesday & Friday tutorial times are 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.
    PLEASE NOTE: ELL TUTOR also available Wednesday & Friday after school.

3. MATH & SCIENCE HELPavailable every day after school in Room 208.


BAND - MUSIC REHEARSALS ALL YEAR:
JAZZ BAND - Monday & Wednesday mornings
CONCERT BAND - Tuesday & Thursday mornings
CHOIR - Friday mornings.


PARKLAND CAFETERIA: 
SPECIALS: Breakfast Platters - Hot Dogs - Veggie Dogs - Beef Soft Tacos
SOUP, SALAD & SANDWICH: Veggies & Dip - Grilled Turkey on Marble Rye - Fruit Salad
BAKED GOODS AND SWEET TREATS: Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

Note: for prepaid $25 cafeteria cards - purchase from Cafeteria. To use debit or credit card to purchase Cafeteria card, please see front office.