Daily Announcements

Wednesday May 16, 2018 - please note: NO READING OF ANNOUNCEMENTS TODAY

 
 
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Wednesday May 16, 2018 - please note: NO READING OF ANNOUNCEMENTS TODAY
by Cathy Ford - Wednesday, 16 May 2018, 8:39 AM
 

WEDNESDAY MAY 16, 2018 PLEASE NOTE: NO READING OF MORNING ANNOUNCEMENTS TODAY DUE TO THEATRE PERFORMANCES


ATTENTION ALL STUDENTS: THE SPRING FOOD DRIVE GOES UNTIL May  18. Please donate non-perishable food items or money to support our local food bank. Collection happens in Block B.


FRIDAY MAY 18: BIG DAY AT PARKLAND! - Spirit Assembly, SPRING BAR B Q PAC LUNCH for all students; IMPORTANT GRAD ASSEMBLY!  Don't miss it!


FRIDAY MAY 18TH is SPIRIT DAY - WEAR YOUR PARKLAND GEAR! There will be a Spirit Assembly in Block B followed by the Spring BBQ sponsored by the Parkland PAC.


ALL GRADS: There will be an important Grad Assembly this Friday May 18th in C block in the theatre. It is important for all grads to be in attendance.


ATTENTION ALL GRADS: please check the SPREADSHEET ON YOUR GRAD BOARD, make sure there is an x in each column; If not, please see Ms. Gribling in the office to find out what you are missing. TIME IS UP TO GET THIS DONE!


ALL GRADS: 2018 GRAD CEREMONY TICKETS ARE NOW ON SALE  - SEE CAROL In front office, or call 250-655-2700.


ATTENTION ALL STUDENTS: SCHOOL BUS REGISTRATION for 2018 - 2019 is now open - see link from Parkland website for registration form and other information including deadline.


PARKLAND METAL DONATION BIN - back staff parking lot! Until May 31st - thanks TO OUR COMMUNITY for contributing!


Tyesha Miggitsch is going to Fiji to help clean up the beaches! Support her and this great project by purchasing an OCEAN AMBASSADORS STAINLESS STEEL REUSABLE water bottle! See Ms. Bennett or Tyesha directly to purchase!


GRADS: Magic Wand outfits can be tailored, and choices are available for females & males. Phone 250-658-0246 for info, or check website FOR BOUTIQUE APPOINTMENTS. WHY SPEND $ WHEN YOU CAN BORROW 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

WSANEC SCHOOL BOARD First Nations Fine Arts / Practical Arts / Athletics Award for graduating high school student - see Mr. Choo or Ms. Crawford for detailed application information. DEADLINE:  June 4, 2018 before noon - no exceptions!


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

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE PARKLAND SAILING TEAM for competing in the regatta this past weekend. There was great wind and great racing! The team included: Harrison Martin, Ethan Demers-Kovac, Connor Larkey, Ryan Jacob, Dylan Krieger, Sussie Poole and Kate Powell. Way to go team!


WOULD ANY GIRLS WANTING TO PLAY BASKETBALL next year, please see Ms. Gribling in the office.


PARKLAND ULTIMATE - Mondays & Wednesdays, either 3:15 or 2:15 p.m., upper field. Everyone welcome!


5TH 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 team!


YOUNG WOMEN IN OCEAN LITERACY CONSERVATION: for female students, includes kayaking, team building, hiking, leadership. Four credit program, subsidy opportunities; meals, accommodation & course material provided. Tribune Bay, Hornby Island, July 15 to 19, 2018 - see Ms. McNamee if you are interested.


CAREER CENTRE, CAREER EVENTS, WORK EXPERIENCE, JOB AND VOLUNTEER POSTING:  PLEASE SEE MS. MCNAMEE ASAP TO GET YOUR VOLUNTEER HOURS AND CREDITS, AND YOUR NEW SUMMER JOB APPLIED FOR!

VOLUNTEERS:

A. VOLUNTEER AT THE ROYAL WEDDING - putting on the ritz at the Shoal Centre - MAY 19 FROM 8 A.M. TO 11 A.M. - help out at breakfast as everyone watches the royal wedding on a big screen!

B. SIDNEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL  annual SPRING FLING on Friday May 25th. Volunteer for this fabulous community event!

C. GRADE 12 VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: GET ON BOARD WITH THE STAND-UP PADDLEBOARD NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS - new event sponsored by SURFCANADA and Town of Sidney. Variety of volunteer jobs - SATURDAY MAY 26 , SUNDAY MAY 27.

D. BRENTWOOD FESTIVAL -Saturday June 2 - from 9 a.m. to 1, or 12 to 4 p.m.  -  Children's activities booth, face painting, crafts.

E. ACCESS AWARENESS - SAT JUNE 2, from 10:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. - @ Shoal Centre - accessibility challenge, event support.


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

NEW: SUMMER CAMP COORDINATOR, MAINTENANCE SUPPORT, KITCHEN SUPPORT - POSITIONS AVAILABLE @ Victoria Native Friendship Centre, YOUTH TEAM - see notice boards, and Ms. McNamee for details. All full-time over the summer, $12.65 per hour.

NEW: SAANICH FORESTRY CENTRE LOOKING FOR STUDENTS FOR OUTDOOR WORK, & FIR CONES HARVEST: proper work gear needed, work on orchard ladders included. Last two weeks of August harvesting fir cones, may continue part-time into September. Base rate currently $13.30 an hour; see Ms. McNamee for application & interview process.

NEW: FAMILY HELPER, DINNER PREP / MAKING, clean-up  - two days a week, three hours per day from 4 to 7 p.m.; @ $15 per hour.

NEW: PENINSULA COUNTRY MARKET - two students hired to help out at weekly market all summer. Work outdoors, enjoy live music, fresh fruit & veggies - a wonderful summer job!


Other Opportunities:

1. NEW FOOD SAFE COURSE - Saturday JUNE 9 - these classes fill quickly! Useful for working in food service, retail, or processing industries. Learn how to handle food safely. Level 1 - 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., bring a lunch. Fee: $50.

2. 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!

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

2. 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.
3. 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.

4. 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 & Tater Tots - Beef Soft Tacos - Hot Dogs - Veggie Dogs
SOUP, SALAD & SANDWICH: Veggies & Dip - Clubhouse Bagels - Fruit Salad

BAKED GOODS AND SWEET TREATS: Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins - Cookies - Orange Chiffon Cake - Squares - Chocolate Pudding

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