Daily Announcements

Wednesday June 13, 2019

 
 
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Wednesday June 13, 2019
by Cathy Ford - Wednesday, 13 June 2018, 8:56 AM
 

Wednesday June 13, 2018

TO ALL GRADS: please stop by the office to vote for your choice for the grad song.  Voting closes June 20.


For Parkland's National Aboriginal Day celebrations this month, Fried Bread will be sold in the foyer Wednesdays at lunch; $2 each piece or  bring in a non-perishable food item to donate to the local food bank. If you do not want the bread but still want to donate, you can still come by to pay it forward for someone else!


VERY IMPORTANT WORK EXPERIENCE NOTICES:

1. ALL STUDENTS finishing up their WORK EXPERIENCE PAPERWORK need to see Ms. McNamee ASAP!

2. ALL STUDENTS, ALL GRADES - Students who are planning on taking WORK EXPERIENCE next year, and who have a job this summer, need to see Ms. McNamee if they want to ACTIVATE THE COURSE in July - remember, your hours don't count until the course is ACTIVATED!


REMINDER FOR ALL GRADE 11 STUDENTS: website to order grad pinneys for next year's grads will be available starting Monday June 11. ORDERNG DEADLINE: June 22, 2018. Please see Olivia Erfle if you have any questions.


PARKLAND DANCE SHOWCASE: TUESDAY JUNE 19 @ 7 p.m. Tickets available in the front office - $5 for students; $7.50 for general public. Drop in or call: 250-655-2736.


PENINSULA PLAYERS welcomes Parkland students for on-stage and back-stage auditions and participation. Auditions will be held for murder mystery play by Agatha Christie called "The Mousetrap"  in July. Students can register as members on Peninsula Players website. If interested in work experience credits - see Ms. Irving.


TOMATO PLANTS FOR FREE: see Ms. Stinson's classroom, free starter tomato plants! Room 102.


PURCHASE PARKLAND SCHOOL GEAR BEFORE THE END OF THE SCHOOL YEAR! Samples of hoodies, t-shirts, sweats in case in front foyer. Order forms at front office - place your order and pick up by the end of the day!


MISSING FROM GIRLS LOCKER ROOM Friday June 1 - Vans old style type, black with white stripe runners, size 7-8. If found, please bring to front office so they can be returned to owner.


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 - June 29, 2018.


WOULD ALL THOSE JUNIOR GIRLS BASKETBALL PLAYERS who still have SHORTS / UNIFORMS out, please return them to Ms. Gribling in the front office, as soon as possible.


Tyesha Miggitsch is going to Fiji to clean up the beaches! Support 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, & 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 OUTFIT ?


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.


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 WITH P.E. teachers.


ALL GRADS: SCHOLARSHIPS, BURSARIES AND GRAD INFORMATION - tba


ATHLETICS, SPORTS TEAMS, TEAM MEETINGS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

Are you interested in rowing in September? If so, there is a brief meeting in Room 100 (Mr. Hilton's Room) at lunch on Wednesday June 13. Bring your lunch, we'll start right away at 11:00 sharp.


IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR ALL PARKLAND ATHLETES (INCLUDING ALL ATHLETES WHO PLAYED A SPORT FOR PARKLAND THIS YEAR):

Tickets for ATHLETIC BANQUET on Monday June 18 , 5 TO 7:30 P.M. - can be picked up from Mr. Sutton, or the front office. Please make sure to spread the word & get as many players & coaches from your team as possible to attend!


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


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:

- JULY 1 - PENINSULA CELEBRATION SOCIETY needs volunteers. FAMILY FUN FAIR IS AN ANNUAL EVENT held at Iroquois Park in Sidney. Distribute ice cream, help with watermelon contest. Please see Ms. McNamee.


- SUMMER DAY CAMP @ HIGHWAY CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP - July 16 to 20. Volunteers needed to help lead students in day activities - crafts, games, sports, drama, set up of stage decor and work stations. See Ms. McNamee for details.


- DO YOU LIVE BY AMICA / BEECHWOOD? Can you spare 5 minutes a day, 3 or 4 days per week; June through October - doing some watering  - See Ms. McNamee for further details.


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

new: JOB OPPORTUNITY AT LOCAL LAW FIRM - summer employment for mature, reliable and responsible senior student within a professional office setting. See Ms. McNamee about applying.

new: KITCHEN HELP & HOUSEMAN'S JOB AT LOCAL YACHT CLUB -  see Ms. McNamee about applying to SIDNEY NORTH SAANICH YACHT CLUB, summer jobs!

new: VAN ISLE MARINA - looking to hire students for yacht park, and fuel dock - starting wage at Yacht Park is $17 per hour; application forms on Van Isle Marina website. See Mr. Caddell or Ms. McNamee for further info.

new: LOCAL electric CAR DEALERSHIP looking for students interested in washing, cleaning cars - summer job!


ongoing: MANY YARDWORK, GARDENING & MOVING jobs - Central Saanich Rd; Tsaykum Rd; Turnmill Close; Resthaven Drive; Cooperidge Drive; Cypress Rd; Sea Wind Way, Mainwaring Rd; Barratt Drive; Webster Place.


Other Opportunities:

NEW SUMMER CAMP FOR TRADES PROGRAMS @ CAMOSUN: FABULOUS OPPORTUNITY - Grades 8, 9 and 10 - intro courses in CARPENTRY, WELDING, AUTOMOTIVE - one week camp at Camosun for students TRADE CURIOUS, or interested in gaining NEW skills. Only $35 for the Camp, 9 a.m. to 2:30; August 13 to 17, and August 20 to 24. See Ms. McNamee ASAP TO APPLY!


TEX PROGRAM: Trades Exploration Program - Want to learn more about what it is like to work as a carpenter, plumber, electrician, or welder? There are still 7 seats available for next year's Semester 2 Trades Exploration Program, provided in partnership with Camosun College at Claremont in Semester 2 of the 2018-2019 school year. Learn about each trade, fast track your future, and earn up to 24 credits toward grad for completing 6 courses! Please see Ms. McNamee in the Career Centre.


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 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.

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


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


PARKLAND CAFETERIA: LAST DAY FOR CAFETERIA TO BE ANNOUNCED!
SPECIALS:  Baked Spaghetti - Thai Thighs on Rice - Hot Dogs
SOUP, SALAD & SANDWICH: Veggies & Dip - Sue's Pasta with Greek Seasoning - Clubhouse Bagels

BAKED GOODS AND SWEET TREATS: Chocolate Chip Espresso Muffins - Cookies - Cherry Almond Cheese Squares - Mint Brownies

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