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Thursday September 13, 20

 
 
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Thursday September 13, 20
by Cathy Ford - Thursday, 13 September 2018, 9:08 AM
 

Thursday September 13, 2018


NEW INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: there will be a meeting on TODAY Thursday September 13 @ lunchtime in the theatre for all NEW INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS to have a slice or two of pizza, and learn about the fun actitivites at Camp Qwanoes!


MEET THE TEACHER NIGHT - TONIGHT Thursday September 13 - from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. PLEASE NOTE: NO EARLY DISMISSAL this date. Buses run as usual.


REMINDER TO ALL STUDENTS: the last day for course changes is this Friday September 13. Please ensure that you have sorted out any scheduling issues before the weekend!


FREE FREE FREE: FAMILY PASS TO WESTERN SPEEDWAY for Saturday September 15, start time 5:30 p.m. - WING SPRINT CARS; SPRINT CARS; STOCK CARS; MINIS - great family fun! PICK UP AT FRONT OFFICE!


FIRST GAME CLUB MEETING: Monday September 17th @ lunch in Room 206. Play lots of games, make lots of friends, and have lots of fun! See you there!


SAILING STARTS SEPTEMBER 22! All fall applications and payments must be handed in to Mrs. Bennett ASAP. There will be another meeting on Tuesday September 18 @ 3:15 just outside the front office - to confirm days.

See you there!


FREE FREE FREE - FREE BINDERS AVAILABLE IN FRONT foyer! Get organized for the new school year!

Many colours, sizes, types available for any students or staff members!


AFTER SCHOOL FRENCH: Looking to improve your French or get help with your French homework? Whatever the case, drop on by Room 201 on Wednesday after school!


LOCKS AND LOCKERS ASSIGNMENTS: see your TAG TEACHER for LOCKER ASSIGNMENT, AND RECORD YOUR INFO WITH  TAG TEACHER.  To purchase locks - $5 for recycled, $10 for new - see front office BEFORE SCHOOL, AT BREAK, AT LUNCH OR AFTER SCHOOL!


ALL STUDENTS: please return your annual student start-up envelope and all updated information forms to the front office AS SOON AS POSSIBLE!


ANY GIRLS WANTING TO PLAY BASKETBALL THIS SCHOOL YEAR, please see Ms. Gribling in front office.


FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 21: TERRY FOX RUN! STAY TUNED FOR MORE INFO.


FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 21: UVIC VIKES take over Parkland Gym! Intra-squad game at 6 p.m. on Saturday Sept 22!


STARTED: Adult Community Boating Courses - EVERY Tuesday from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. - community boating and marine basics, until November.


FIRST ROWING MEETING: FIRST ROWING MEETING WAS HELD last week for students of all grades and all skill levels with interest in joining the rowing team. No experience necessary. Come to the NEXT meeting to find out more! Please contact Mr. Hilton if you are interested in joining ROWING TEAM!


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


coming in NOVEMBER: CLAREMONT SECONDARY WILL BE HOSTING THE PSIBC (POST SECONDARY INSTITUTIONS OF B.C. ) event on Thursday November 15, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Meet advisors on application, registration, housing, scholarships and bursaries options. All SD 63 secondary students and families welcome!


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 GAMES ANNOUNCEMENTS:

ATTENTION ALL MALE ATHLETES: BOYS SOCCER TRY-OUTS are this Thursday September 13 at t3:15 p.m. Please meet in the gym before going to the field.


REMINDER: TO ALL STUDENTS INTERESTED IN THE SPORT PERFORMANCE MORNING BASKETBALL CLASS which starts on Monday September 17, you MUST hand in an application form by Thursday September 13, and attend a lunchtime meeting on Friday, September 14th in Room 200!


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  JOB APPLIED FOR!

NEW JOB POSTINGS: see Ms. McNamee to prepare your resume and make an application!

(1) PHARMACIST ASSISTANT - part-time, evenings and weekends; $12.65 to start @ Pharmasave in Sidney.

(2) CURVES SIDNEY - looking for female student interested in health and fitness. Working with women of all ages, and different abilies and goals. First Aid a must! Part-time, 4 hour shifts, $12.65 per hour.

(3) BISTRO SUISSE - busser / server assistant / dishwasher - part-time, $12.65 per hour.

(4)  "SURLY MERMAID"  looking for two dishwashers, $15 per hour, plus tip share. Shifts from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.; 2 to 3 days per week. Requires fun / positive attitude!


NEW TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES:

1. FOOD SAFE LEVEL 1 - Friday October 19, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. @ Shoal Centre. Useful for anyone working in food services, retail, or processing. Learn how to handle food safely to prevent contamination. Register now $50.

2. ALERT FIRST AID with CPR C AND AED: Saturday October 20, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. @ SHOAL CENTRE , registration $50. Fun and interactive course training - how to react and assess emergency, prevent disease, do secondary survey, deal with airway obstruction. Includes adult / child / infant CPR, and use of automated defibrillator. Hands on!

3. RETAIL TRAINING - FREE! Offered in Sidney and Brentwood Bay. Training in: working a cash register, counting cash, customer service, creating displays, sorting inventory, assisting with pricing, and opening and closing. Register now!


PARKLAND HAS RECEIVED MANY WONDERFUL VOLUNTEER AND NEW JOB OPPORTUNITIES FROM OUR LOCAL COMMUNITY IN THE PAST YEAR! Many thanks to all for your support of our careers, volunteer, and work placements!

See Ms. McNamee for assistance in registering and initiating your work experience and work experience credits!


TUTORIALS & COURSE WORK ASSISTANCE - LOTS OF ACADEMIC SUPPORT AVAILABLE! IN SEPTEMBER:

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

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. TO BE CONFIRMED.
3. LEARNING COMMONS SUPPORT: Monday, Tuesday & Thursday day after school until 3:40 p.m., Wednesday & Friday until 3:35 p.m. TO BE CONFIRMED.

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


BAND - MUSIC REHEARSALS ALL YEAR: see Ms. Sousa for schedule. REGULAR MUSIC REHEARSAL SCHEDULE STARTS WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 12, THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 13, FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 14.
JAZZ BAND - Monday & Wednesday a.m.; CONCERT BAND - Tuesday & Thursday a.m.; CHOIR - Friday a.m.


PARKLAND CAFETERIA: RE-OPENING full menu SOON! LIMITED MENU - SEE notice board.

ALL STUDENTS - REMEMBER TO BRING A NUTRITIOUS SNACK AND / OR LUNCH FOR FIRST WEEK!
SPECIALS:  n/a               SOUP, SALAD & SANDWICH: n/a                BAKED GOODS AND SWEET TREATS: n/a

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