Daily Announcements

Thursday November 8, 2018

 
 
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Thursday November 8, 2018
by Cathy Ford - Thursday, 8 November 2018, 9:08 AM
 

Thursday November 8, 2018 

REMEMBRANCE DAY CEREMONIES: take place TODAY Thursday November 8th. Students will be called by class to ceremony.


ATTENTION ALL SENIOR BOYS SOCCER PLAYERS: Please meet in the gym FRIDAY @ LUNCH with your uniform for a team picture!


WOULD THE FOLLOWING STUDENTS PLEASE SEE MS. MCNAMEE at her office in the Career Centre ON FRIDAY NOVEMBER 9 BEFORE THE END OF THE DAY: JADA BENWELL, TREY DUMONCEAUX, AYESAH GALANZA, MACKENZIE GORDON, CIARA GRIFFIN, ASHLEIGH HUDSON, SIMY KANDA, KAI MILLER, JERICO SERDENIA, REID SINCLAIR, JENNY WANG.


FRIDAY SIGN LANGUAGE CLUB:  meets every Friday @ lunch in Room 206. For all those interested in learning SIGN LANGUAGE - please come check out our club! Everyone welcome!


FRIDAY NOVEMBER 9: SIDNEY SUMMIT FAIR ON HABITAT AND THE ENVIRONMENT at Parkland - students be sure to attend!


FLOAT FOR SIDNEY PARADE: If you have carpentry and painting experience, & would like to help build a float for the Sidney Sparkles Christmas parade, please come to Rm 108 today @ lunch. If you can't make the meeting, but are interested, talk to Cameron Bolduc!


CALL TO ACTION: in the face of climate change, what can you do? Sidney / North Saanich Library Teen Advisory Group will fill a special bag with letters, wishes, photos & drawings about sustainability & the Saanich Peninsula environment - to be presented to Elizabeth May at Sidney Summit on Habitat and Environment at Mary Winspear Center, Saturday November 10, 2018.  Submissiona accepted: Sidney / North Saanich Library or by email sidney@virl.bc.ca until Friday November 9.


SIDNEY SUMMIT ON HABITAT AND ENVIRONMENT: in the face of climate change, there are things you can do! Special event: Saturday November 10, 2018. Day pass & evening Supper. SPEAKERS: artist ROBERT BATEMAN, journalist BOB MCDONALD, MLA ADAM OLSEN, MP ELIZABETH MAY. Many local organizations! Food and drink from area farms. Tickets: Mary Winspear Box office, $25 day pass; $65 for supper .


RADIO SIDNEY - radiosidney.ca - or: info@radiosidney.ca - tune in! YOUR COMMUNITY RADIO STATION!


INTERNET SAFETY PRESENTATION: SD 63 extends an invitation to parents and caregivers of District 63 students to attend a presentation by the White Hatter - Brandon Laur - on Internet Safety and Digital Literacy on November 14, 2018 @ CORDOVA BAY ELEMENTARY, 7 to 9 p.m.


STELLY'S  hosts PSIBC  (POST SECONDARY INSTITUTIONS OF B.C. event: Thursday November 15,  6:30 to 8:00 p.m. @ Stelly's.  Advisors on application, registration, housing, scholarships. All SD 63 secondary students and families welcome! See event below too!


PARENTS AS CAREER COACHES: also Thursday November 15, @ STELLY'S SECONDARY SCHOOL, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Speaker Marion Haythorne leads workshop for parents: help children make educational decisions. Interactive exercises explore student values, strengths and skills, matching potential education path and career.  Helps you help your children make good choices!


SATURDAY NOVEMBER 17 - SOLDIER FOR A DAY - free work-study program shows those interested in the B.C. ARMY RESERVE how a Reservist is trained and the tasks they do. If you are in Cadets, or thinking about an Armed Forces career, this is a MUST! See Ms. McNamee to apply, or see the bulletin board outside Career Centre for info.


PARKLAND CONCERT BAND SILENT AUCTION AND DISNEYLAND 2019 FUNDRAISER: HOSTED BY DEEP COVE WINERY - Saturday November 17, from 7 to 10 p.m. Tickets $10 at the door, or by email: csousa@saanichschools.ca


FILM CAN UNLEASH YOUR IMAGINATION: new competition presented by VICTORIA FILM FESTIVAL. For student film-makers, grades 9 to 12. Winning films screened at 2019 Victoria Film Festival. See posters for website, rules of competition, tutorials. Deadline: Dec 19, 2018. 


PAC Volunteer Opportunities: Parents and Guardians  - to volunteer, please contact us at:     parkland.pac.sd63@gmail.com

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


WHY BUY A GRAD DRESS OR TUX WHEN YOU CAN BORROW ONE? Complete outfits available - dresses, suits, tuxedos, shoes & accessories. MAGIC WAND is a non-profit organization offering eco-friendly & inexpensive alternatives to grad outfits for female & male students.  TAKING APPOINTMENTS for AFTER FEBRUARY 1 - see posters on grad boards, or email: esurerus@telus.net.


ATHLETICS, SPORTS TEAMS, TEAM MEETINGS AND GAMES ANNOUNCEMENTS:

INTRAMURAL VOLLEYBALL SCHEDULE: @ LUNCH IN THE GYM

THURSDAY NOVEMBER 8 - THE BLOCKERS versus COFFEE GETTERS

TUESDAY NOVEMBER 13 - TEACHERS versus THE BLOCKERS

THURSDAY NOVEMBER 15 - DAWGS OF SIDNEY versus THE COFFEE GETTERS


SPORTS TEAMS IN ACTION THIS WEEK:

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE SENIOR BOYS SOCCER TEAM for an exceptional season, and making the finals of the year!


CAREER CENTRE:  EVENTS, WORK EXPERIENCE, JOB & VOLUNTEER POSTINGS - see Ms. McNamee

(1) NEW JOB POSTING: Ardmore ; labourer for yard work, firewood, greenhouse, digging - $13  hour, 6 hrs per week; need own transport. 

(2) ALERTS: Several yardwork, raking, clean-up jobs  - Sidney, North Saanich; computer &  printer set-up jobs - Sidney; $15 per hour.

(3) LOCAL PHARMACY looking for CUSTOMER SERVICE representative / cashier on evenings and weekends. 

(4) CHEF ON THE RUN: student part-time, Saturdays 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Duties: making sandwiches, meal packaging; $12.50 per hour. 


NEW VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: see Ms. McNamee ASAP!

1. LIONS CLUB - BREAKFAST WITH SANTA- SATURDAY DECEMBER 1 - serving food to young families whose children come to see Santa.

2. SIDNEY SPARKLES PARADE - SUNDAY DECEMBER 2 -  decorate the Beacon Community Services truck, and walk in the parade! 

3. SHOAL CENTRE BRIDGE CLUB DINNER - WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 5 - serving and banquet help. Check for evening start time!

4. SIDNEY AVIATION OPEN HOUSE - FRIDAY DECEMBER 28 - museum, old planes, paper airplane making, crafts, aircraft carrier demonstration, flight simulators, new flying maze, and more!


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: Perogies & Sausage - Veggie Spring Rolls with Plum Sauce - Chicken Wings with Dip - Teriyaki Chicken with Veggies & Rice

SOUP, SALAD , SANDWICH:  Hot Dogs - Veggie Dogs - Sue's Pasta with Greek Seasoning - BLT Bagel

BAKED GOODS AND SWEET TREATS : Raspberry Cinnamon Muffins - Brownies

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