THURSDAY JANUARY 10, 2019 - WELCOME BACK! Happy New Year!
GREASE! - MUSICAL THEATRE TICKETS ON SALE ! Performances: Wednesday January 30 to Saturday February 2; TICKETS $15 evenings; $12 matinee. Call / see front office accounts. These shows sell out - get your tickets early!
EVERY FRIDAY: SIGN LANGUAGE CLUB @ lunch, Room 206. See you there!
IT'S OFFICIAL! PARKLAND GRAD 2019 HOODIE ORDER FORMS ARE NOW AVAILABLE at front office. Sample hoodies available at office over the next week, to try on. Cost: $40 per hoodie. Please pay accounts at front office, with order form; cash, cheque, credit or debit.
Order forms must be returned by Wednesday January 23. This is a short order period, so please get your orders in!
GAME CLUB: The very first GAME CLUB meeting of 2019 is going to be Monday, January 14th at lunch in room 206. See you there!
GRAD COMMITTEE MEETING: TUESDAY JANUARY 15 @ LUNCH, IN THE FOODS ROOM! All Grad Committee
THURSDAY JANUARY 17 - INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE INFORMATION EVENING, @ 7.p.m. For parents of students in grades 9 or 10, who maybe be interested in the two year international baccalaureate program that begins in grade 11 @ Parkland. The IB program develops inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who are motivated to succeed. Completion of the IB Diploma program will gain students credit for first year at university for a number of courses. Come and find out more about this academically engaging program now offered at Parkland Secondary.
2019 STUDENT SAFETY VIDEO CONTEST: Submit your video on keeping young workers safe, and win a cash prize! Bonus prize - aspiring filmmaker award! Deadline for original video production: FRIDAY MARCH 22, 2019. See front foyer board for further information.
PAC Volunteer Opportunities: Parents / Guardians - to volunteer, please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.orgBAGEL 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
If you're interested in becoming Parkland's nominee for the $100,00 or $80,000 Schulich Leader Scholarships, email or meet with Mr. Choo. Nominee will be enrolling in science, technology, engineering or mathematics, and demonstrated academic excellence, leadership and / or financial need. Deadline for students to submit completed application to Mr. Choo is Friday January 18, 2019 at 11:30 a.m.
ZONTA'S "YOUNG WOMEN IN PUBLIC AFFAIRS AWARD" is accepting applications from women that are 16 to 19 years old, committed to volunteerism and experience in local government. Deadline for $2000 first place, and $1000 second place, award is January 31, 2019. Email or meet with Mr. Choo for details and the application form.
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: email@example.com.
ATHLETICS, SPORTS TEAMS, TEAM MEETINGS AND GAMES ANNOUNCEMENTS: see below
INTRAMURAL BASKETBALL SCHEDULE @ LUNCH:
THURSDAY JANUARY 10 - TEACHERS versus GURV; and FAMILIA GELATINA versus GOAT
SPORTS TEAMS IN ACTION THIS WEEK:
THURSDAY JANUARY 10
JUNIOR GIRLS BASKETBALL AWAY GAME @ Belmont, 4:15 p.m.
FRIDAY JANUARY 11
JUNIOR GIRLS BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT, AWAY, ISLAND CHALLENGE TOURNEY
CAREER CENTRE: SPECIAL EVENTS, WORK EXPERIENCE, JOB & VOLUNTEER POSTINGS - see Ms. McNamee
upcoming CAREER FAIR @ FAIRMONT EMPRESS HOTEL: full-time, part-time, and temporary summer positions all available - in all areas of hospitality. Bring your resume, in-person interviews available. THURSDAY JANUARY 24, 2019 FROM 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
upcoming JOB FAIR @ SHOAL CENTRE, SIDNEY - free event for students ages 13 to 18; FRIDAY FEBRUARY 15, 2019 from 10 a.m. to noon; many local employers attending. Bring your resume! See Ms. McNamee for registration.
WOMEN IN TRADES AND TECHNOLOGY EXPLORATION DAY - WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 20, 2019 - from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Explore rewarding and well-paying careers, through fun, hands-on activities in this all day Career Pathways exploration day @ CAMOSUN.
See Ms. McNamee to register, ASAP!
ANIMAL LOGIC WORK EXPERIENCE WEEK - spring break in Vancouver! WANT TO WORK IN THE MOVIES IN ANIMATION? Fabulous work experience program at Animation Studio, Animal Logic, March 18 to March 22, 2019. See Ms. McNamee ASAP for further info, application.
ANNOUNCING SCHOOL DISTRICT 63'S NEW CARPENTRY PROGRAM - building a small house - 3 days classroom, 2 days job site program - see Ms. McNamee for this news about this exciting hands-on training program! Applications welcome!
NEW JOB AT THE ROOST: part-time dishwasher, hours are 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., pay is $13.50 per hour. Bring in resume! See Ms. McNamee for info.
EXCELLENT JOB - LOCAL DAIRY FARM - Brackenhurst Dairy Farm in Deep Cove is looking for new employee, may become long-term. See Ms. McNamee for details about this great job!
NEW VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: see Ms. McNamee ASAP!
BEACON STAFF APPRECIATION BANQUET VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Tuesday February 5, from 6 to 9 p.m. Welcome guests, distribute t-shirts, serve punch, take photos, help with tear-down. See Ms. McNamee for further information.
YEP JOB FAIR NEEDS VOLUNTEERS: Tuesday February 15 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - registration table, and photographers needed. See Ms. McNamee for volunteer form, and to register.
TSUKINO - CON - Victoria's Anime Convention @ UVIC looking for volunteers, February 22 to 24th. Free admission for volunteers, earn volunteer hours. See Ms. McNamee for more details.
FREE RETAIL TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES: spots available in Sidney and Brentwood Bay, starting in February. Classes are 4 Sundays for: cash register, counting cash, customer service, creating displays, sorting inventory, pricing, opening and closing procedures and training. You will be treated as a employee, and work with a busy team of staff members. Great training for first time work experience in retail, and other work environments. See Ms. McNamee to sign up!
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.
4. MATH & SCIENCE HELP CENTRE: Monday, Tuesday. Thursday from 3:15 to 4 p.m.; every second Wednesday, from 2:15 to 3 p.m.,
ROOM 201. Get help with any Math or Science course you are taking this semester!
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: please note: CAFETERIA re-opens!
SPECIALS: Lasagna & Garlic Bread - Chicken & Cheese Quesadillas - Hot Dogs - Veggie Dogs
SOUP, SALAD , SANDWICH: Veggies & Dip - BLT Bagels - Pasta with Greek Seasoning Salad
BAKED GOODS AND SWEET TREATS : Pina Colada Muffins - Cherry Almond Cheesecake
Note: for prepaid $25 cafeteria cards - purchase from Cafeteria. To use debit or credit card to purchase Cafeteria card, please see front office.