Daily Announcements

Friday February 8, 2019

 
 
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Friday February 8, 2019
by Cathy Ford - Friday, 8 February 2019, 8:57 AM
 

FRIDAY FEBRUARY 8,  2019

PLEASE BRING DONATIONS IN: HANDBAGS FOR HOPE 2019! Bags, purses, wallets, jewellery, scarves -  proceeds to Children's Hospital, Neuroblastoma research - childhood cancer. Donations to front office. Deadline: TODAY FRIDAY February 8!


LATTITUDE GAP YEAR PRESENTATION @ Parkland, Monday February 11, at lunch in the Career Centre. Come and find out how some travel and global volunteering opportunities in your year following high school!


MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY - February 11 to 14 @ LUNCH - flower grams will be on sale in the front foyer! They will be $2 each, and delivered on Valentine's Day in block C. All of the proceeds will go to homeless youth! 


IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN DOING A FRENCH EXCHANGE NEXT YEAR and you are not enrolled in French this semester, come to a lunch hour meeting in Room 112, on Tuesday February 12. See Madame Hassett for details.


FAMILY DAY PHOTO SCAVENGER HUNT: BAYSIDE MIDDLE SCHOOL QUEBEC TRIP FUNDRAISER - Monday February 18, 2019 = sign up 10 a.m. to 12; hunt time is two hours, ends at 2 p.m. Participation by donation; suggested $20 family. Prizes!


FRIDAY FEBRUARY 22 there will be a movie playing in the theatre, @ 2:30 p.m. FREE MOVIE AFTERNOON sponsored by the Student Council; FREE ADMISSION; popcorn $2.00. Feature movie choice TBA later this month. Hope to see you there!


PARKLAND CONCERT BAND fundraiser: Purdy's Chocolates, just in time for Easter! ORDER DEADLINE: MARCH 31, 2019. To support the concert band, purchase some sweet Easter gifts for friends, and family,  through the link: https://fundraising.purdys.com/619842-63774


BE THE FIRST - BUY YOUR PARKLAND SOX TODAY! S, M, L,  X L -  black, white, blue! $15 pair - order forms, front office.


GRADS: AS PART OF QUALIFICATION FOR GRAD TRANSITIONS, AND 2019 GRAD, YOU MUST HAVE COMPLETED HOURS, and PAPERWORK FOR: Work Experience, 30 Hours WEX or Volunteering. If you have not started, see Ms. McNamee ASAP!


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: FRIDAY MARCH 22, 2019. See front foyer board for info. 


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

BORROW YOUR GRAD OUTFIT FROM MAGIC WAND: Complete outfits available - dresses, suits, tuxedos, shoes & accessories. Dresses and tuxes are like new, and any student is eligible. Non-profit organization offering eco-friendly & inexpensive alternatives for female & male students.  Now TAKING APPOINTMENTS  -  email: esurerus@telus.net.


ATHLETICS, SPORTS TEAMS, TEAM MEETINGS AND GAMES ANNOUNCEMENTS:

BOYS AND GIRLS RUGBY PRACTICES - after school Tuesday and Thursdays. 


PARKLAND PANTHERS REGISTRATION FOR TIMES COLONIST RUN taking place on  April 28 - register online, as part of an Island Farms school Team, select Parkland Pant'ers. 


PENINSULA BASEBALL & SOFTBALL ASSOCIATION REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! Check it out at: www.PBSA.CA. Baseball age 3 to adults;  Softball 5 to 19. Registration open until February 28, 2019. Sign up now!


INTRAMURAL BASKETBALL SCHEDULE @ LUNCH:

MONDAY FEBRUARY 13 - open gym

TUESDAY FEBRUARY 14 - PLAYOFFS: 1ST VERSUS 4TH, and 2ND VERSUS 3RD. See you there!


SPORTS TEAMS IN ACTION THIS WEEK:  

Congrats to the Senior Boys for their big win last night, by forty points! at the Open House NIght Spirit Game versus St. Andrew's! Good luck for tonight's game:   FRIDAY FEBRUARY 8 - SENIOR BOYS BASKETBALL HOME GAME - 7:30 p.m. versus SPECTRUM

and:

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE SENIOR GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM who have won their first game of the Lower Island Championships GOOD LUCK to the team this weekend - playing in the rest of the Lower Island Championship tournament @ PCS! Game tonight at 3:45 today versus SMU!


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

NEW YOUTH JOB BLAST:  LOCAL HIRING POSITIONS AVAILABLE, JOB OPPORTUNITIES through GT HIRING SOLUTIONS.

See Facebook or Instagram connection; posters on Career Centre board. Comes out twice a month, packed with info!


NEW JOBS: 

MARIA'S SOUVLAKI in Sidney is hiring part-time servers. Great job for students, evening shifts, but must also be able to work weekends. PLEASE BRING YOUR RESUME IN PERSON!


new job: JOB AT LOCAL PHARMACY - CUSTOMER SERVICE AND CASHIER POSITION: after school and weekends; excellent job opportunity; see Ms. McNamee IMMEDIATELY if you are interested!


THRIFTY FOODS - FLORAL DEPARTMENT - three students needed, part-time, after school, weekends, summer holidays - wrap bouquets, customer service, floral arranging, processing flowers - SEE MS. MCNAMEE FOR DETAILS ON APPLYING.. 


VAN ISLE MARINA: NOW HIRING one permanent full-time, and two part-time employees ASAP! Boating experience an asset, boatyard cleaning, boat care, hands-on multi-tasking; painting, power tool use, forklift driving. See Ms. McNamee for details.


BRACKENHURST FARM: feeding calves, cleaning pens, maintaining clean work environment.  Working with and around large animals and heavy machinery. Eight hours per week,  WEEKENDS. See Ms. McNamee or contact: cows.milk@shaw.ca.


FAIRWAYS MARKET: part-time job opening in local grocery store. Take your current resume in to Sidney Fairway, and ask for Store Manager. You may get an on-the-spot interview! See Ms. McNamee ASAP for further information.


VARIOUS HOUSEKEEPING ASSISTANCE, AND GARDENING / YARDWORK JOBS: West Saanich Road, North Saanich; Northlawn Terrace, Sidney; Malaview Avenue, Sidney. See Ms. McNamee for further details.


EVENTS:

BUTCHART GARDENS JOB FAIR: food services, visitor services, seed & gift store, gardening. Job Fair: Wednesday February 13, from 6 to 8 p.m., bring resume. $15.45 minimum wage, on the job training, uniforms provided, shift flexibility.


JOB FAIR @ SHOAL CENTRE, SIDNEY scheduled for Friday February 15 HAS BEEN CANCELLED. If you are interested in a volunteer or work position on the peninsula, please see Ms. McNamee.


WOMEN IN TRADES AND TECHNOLOGY EXPLORATION DAY - WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 20, 2019 - from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Explore rewarding careers, through fun, hands-on activities in all day exploration@ CAMOSUN. See Ms. McNamee for info.


ANIMAL LOGIC WORK EXPERIENCE WEEK - 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,  apps.


NEW VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: see Ms. McNamee ASAP!

SIDNEY MUSEUM is looking for 6 volunteers for LEGO DAY - Saturday FEBRUARY 17 AND Sunday FEBRUARY 18, SHIFTS from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., or 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Assist children in building a mosaic from Lego. 


WANTED (ALIVE!) students for REACH PERFORMING COMPANY  - work with differently-abled youth and adults, weekly. Should have an interest in performing arts, working with a diverse and fun group of people. See Ms. McNamee for info.


TSUKINO - CON - Victoria's Anime Convention @ UVIC looking for volunteers, FRIDAY February 22, SATURDAY February 23,  to SUNDAY February 24th. Free admission for volunteers, earn volunteer hours. See Ms. McNamee for more details.


TUTORIALS & COURSE WORK ASSISTANCE - ACADEMIC SUPPORT Semester 2! PLEASE CHECK START TIMES FOR AFTER SCHOOL!

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:  

MAIN DISHES: Breakfast Platters - Beef Soft Tacos - Hot Dogs - Veggie Dogs

SPECIALS: SOUP, SALAD, SANDWICH: Veggies & Dip - Fruit Salad - Grilled Turkey on Marble Rye

BAKED GOODS AND SWEET TREATS: Raspberry Crumble Muffins - Oreo Cake

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