WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 10, 2018:
ALL GRADS - PLEASE PAY & PICK UP YOUR GRAD PINNIES - FRONT OFFICE!
MEETING: today WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 10: ANNOUNCING
THE upcoming 2018 IMAGINING POSSIBILITIES CONFERENCE - Workshops & Exhibits
for Young Women, which takes place in November. This all-day
conference has 50 exhibitors in the "Live Your Dreams" information
area, keynote speaker, workshop sessions, lunch, and swag
bags! Students bussed to and from the venue. Don't miss this
amazing opportunity to attend presentations which will inspire and
interested female students please attend a planning meeting today: WEDNESDAY
OCTOBER 10, @ lunch, in the Career Centre.
DUNGEONS & DRAGONS meets today - Wednesday October 10 - after school in Room 105. See you there!
IS WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY - WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 10 - come to the front
foyer & write a message on the poster for a sister, brother, friend,
mom, dad, grandparent - if someone in your circle is dealing with
mental health issues.
LANGUAGE CLUB: Are you interested in learning SIGN LANGUAGE? If so,
please come to join the SIGN LANGUAGE CLUB MEETING - every Friday at
lunch, starting October 12, Room 206. Everyone welcome!
ALL INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS - WHISTLER SKI TRIP FORMS NOW AVAILABLE. Pick up from Ms. McRae in Counselling, and CHECK YOUR EMAIL for messages.
ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR PARKLAND GRAD 2019 Photos now open. Please go to link to sign up for your grad photo appointment time: www.lifetouch.ca/victoria
FEMALE FUTURE LEADERS SPECIAL FREE EVENT: Achieve Anything Foundation's Operation: THIS IS YOU! DAY SAIL ON A WARSHIP WITH THE ROYAL CANADIAN NAVY! Saturday October 20, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please note: check-in time may be adjusted. This day sail and tour for young women includes SAR helicopter debut, tours of ship duty stations, crew quarters and operational equipment, RCAF joint search and rescue demonstration, ship firefighting simulation, and demonstration of warship's manoeuvring capabilities. Lunch provided. If you have an interest in high tech fields, this is an incredible hands-on event. APPLY NOW for this FREE ALL DAY EVENT: www.achieveanything.ca/thisisyou.html
TO OUR VETERANS - REMEMBRANCE DAY CONCERT: Sidney Concert Band with
special guests: Peninsula Pipe Band, Parkland Choir, Killer Wails
Quartet. Sunday November 4, 2018 @ Mary Winspear Centre, $20 tickets
from Mary Winspear Centre, 250 - 656 - 0275.
YEARBOOK COVER CONTEST: Want to see your original design as this year's
cover on the Parkland Yearbook, and win a sweet prize? We want to see
any creative 2D art (painting, drawing, photography, digital design,
etc.) based on one of the following prompts: - Faces & Flags of
Parkland; - We are not ordinary!; - OR your own original idea. CONTEST
CLOSES MONDAY NOVEMBER 5! Give submissions or direct questions to Ms.
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!
PAC Volunteer Opportunities: Parents and Guardians - Help needed!
BAGEL BREAKFAST: Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday a.m., before school, @ BLUE TABLES, 25 cents!
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
LORAN SCHOLARSHIP is awarded for character, service & promise of
leadership. Scholarships also offered for: $5000 & $2000. See LORAN
website or meet with Mr. Choo if you'd like to be Parkland's nominee. Deadline: Oct 17, 2018.
ATHLETICS, SPORTS TEAMS, TEAM MEETINGS AND GAMES ANNOUNCEMENTS:
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE SENIOR BOYS SOCCER TEAM who tied Esquimalt 5 - 5. Great game by Joseph and Pat at center bac. Alexandro scored a hat trick while Jon and Carlos netted one each. Great work team!
REMINDER TO ALL INTRAMURAL STUDENTS: be in class @ lunch this Thursday, in the gym!
INTRAMURAL VOLLEYBALL SCHEDULE: @ LUNCH IN THE GYM.
THURSDAY OCT 11 - DAWGS OF SIDNEY versus TEAM FAX
SPORTS TEAMS IN ACTION THIS WEEK:
CROSS COUNTRY TEAM will practice Wednesday and Friday after school at
2:15 this week. New runners still welcome. There is one more league race
this season! See Ms. Dibblee for information.
AND SENIOR GIRLS BASKETBALL TRYOUTS - FRIDAY OCTOBER 12, from 6:30 to 8
p.m., and SUNDAY OCTOBER 14, from 3 to 5 p.m. ALL PLAYERS MUST ATTEND
TRYOUTS TO MAKE THE TEAMS!
out this Saturday October 13 and Sunday October 14 to Elk Lake to watch
our Parkland ROWERS complete in the October Sprints Invitational!
CAREER CENTRE: EVENTS, WORK EXPERIENCE, JOB & VOLUNTEER POSTINGS
UPCOMING JOB FAIRS:
WORKBC JOB FAIR - THURSDAY OCTOBER 18, from 1 to 4 p.m., @ Central Baptist Church, 833 Pandora at Blanshard. Many
featured employers include: Indigo, Fairway, WalMart, Slegg Lumber,
Homewood Health Care. note: this is early dismissal day @ Parkland - get
your resume tuned up to attend!
NEW JOB POSTINGS: see Ms. McNamee to prepare your resume; make an application!
WOODSHED PIZZA: looking for kitchen help - cooking, rolling out dough,
kitchen prep. Minimum wage until 6 shifts, then tip share included. Drop
off resume with Josh or Cayelee. See Ms. McNamee for further
TIM HORTON'S SIDNEY - Evening / weekends part-time; see Ms. McNamee for
applications. Customer service rep, or baker; minimum wage. Drop off
application and resume to Albert at Tim Horton's, Sidney.
(new) YARD WORK in Deep Cove. See Ms. McNamee for information.
(1) NORTH SAANICH YACHT CLUB: looking for part-time kitchen help.
SHOAL CENTRE DINING ROOM SERVER, ON CALL - food safe and first aid
required; for weekends including evenings. $16.58 per hour.
other casual jobs: Malaview Street, Fourth and Fifth Street, Sidney -
vacuuming and cleaning; yardwork, beach raking; usually $15 per hour, 2
hours per week.
THRIFTY FOODS DELI - Evening and weekend shifts. Customer service and
food prep. Apply in person - Thrifty's provides training.
(5) Chuck's Burger is looking for a dishwasher and a hostess.
SATURDAY OCTOBER 17 - 2 volunteers needed, from 4:45 p.m. to 8 p.m.;
show guests coat rack and tables; serve water and coffee; clear. Dinner
free for volunteers! See Ms. McNamee for further details.
NEW TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES:
FIRE CADET / RESCUE CAMP ON PENDER ISLAND!
Run into a building everyone else is running out of? Use an extrication
tool to cut into a car? Handle a hose so powerful it takes two people
to hold it? Think you could dangle off a rope 50 feet in the air? SEE
MS. MCNAMEE ASAP TO APPLY! Deadline: November 16, 2018.
1. FOOD SAFE LEVEL 1 - Friday October 19, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. @
Shoal Centre. Useful for working in food services, retail, or
processing. 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. Learn how to react and assess emergency.
RETAIL TRAINING - FREE! Offered in Sidney & Brentwood Bay. Training
in: cash register, customer service, displays, inventory, pricing,
opening and closing.
TUTORIALS & COURSE WORK ASSISTANCE - ACADEMIC SUPPORT AVAILABLE!
1. TUTORIALS IN LEARNING CENTRE, ROOM 204:
SUPERVISED TUTORIAL IS AVAILABLE daily after school, TO CATCH UP ON
SCHOOL WORK, & TO DO MISSED TESTS. note: Wednesday & Friday
tutorials are best for longer tests & assignments.
2. TUTORIALS IN THE LEARNING COMMONS: every day after school
3. AFTER SCHOOL FRENCH has now been moved to Room 112, Wednesdays after school.
BAND - MUSIC REHEARSALS ALL YEAR: see Ms. Sousa for special event details.
JAZZ BAND - Monday & Wednesday a.m.; CONCERT BAND - Tuesday & Thursday a.m.; CHOIR - Friday a.m.
PARKLAND CAFETERIA: NOW OPEN FOR THE YEAR WITH FULL MENU!
SPECIALS: Lasagna with Garlic Bread - Thai Thighs on Rice - Hot Dogs
SOUP, SALAD , SANDWICH: Hamburger Soup - Veggies & Dip - Fried Rice - BLT BAGEL
BAKED GOODS AND SWEET TREATS : Espresso Chocolate Chip Muffins - Cookies
Note: for prepaid $25 cafeteria cards - purchase from Cafeteria. To use debit or credit card to purchase Cafeteria card, please see front office.