MONDAY MARCH 11, 2019:
RING LOST: SENTIMENTAL VALUE silver, white gold ring with pale blue gemstone lost at school. Please return to front office if found!
Congratulations to our Hockey Academy student athletes who were victorious this past Friday for Parkland's 10th Annual Panther Cup students vs teachers hockey game at Panorama! The final score ended up being 7-3 for the students which is quite momentous considering this is the first time they have won the cup in over 5 years ... way to go boys, it was a definitely a well played exciting game and we thank all of the staff and students that participated! As well, a BIG thank you to all of the students and staff that made it out to the game to support as fans - there were lots of prizes raffled off and it looked like everyone was having a good time which was great to see! Until next year ... and teachers, time to start training!!
ANY GRADS INTERESTED IN ORDERING A GRAD HOODIE in the re-order round, please see Caitlin Gault, ASAP!
Spring Sailing starts April 6th - June 8th. Beginner and experienced sailors welcome! If you are interested in sailing, any questions - contact Christine Bennett at email@example.com. Application forms - on our website under Parkland Marine Academy.
METAL RECYCLE BIN AT PARKLAND - DONATIONS WELCOME; ALL PROCEEDS TO ATHLETIC PROGRAMS! Bin until end of April.
RECRUITMENT FOR COAST CAPITAL SAVINGS YOUTH GET IT INTERN PROGRAM: Recruitment officer and special power-point presentation @ lunch Tuesday March 12 in Ms. Beaucamp's room. Info on: YOUTH GET IT EDUCATION AWARDS. If you are interested in this exciting employment and community service program, or educational awards, please see Ms. McNamee, and attend this event!
GRAD PARENT COMMITTEE MEETING: Wednesday March 13, 7 p.m., Learning Centre / Library. All parents / guardians of graduating students are welcome, and encouraged to attend. Come hear all about Grad 2019!
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
HIGH SCHOOL CHESS TOURNAMENT UPCOMING: Victoria High School Chess Championships take place on April 19. Team and individual trophies! If you are interested in being part of the team, please talk to Inna Rabinovich. Let's go, Panthers!
ART HIVE YOUTH DROP-IN: Thursdays 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. - explore art-making! Free@ The Arts Centre @ Cedar Hhill, phone 250-475-5557.
FREE SUMMER SAILING BERTH COMPETITION: SALTS tall ship sailing competition open for video entry. See posters @ Career Centre, office.
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 -
BEACON COMMUNITY SERVICES offers up to 4 scholarships of $1500 each to graduating students who show dedication ot community service / volunteerism. Applications must be received before end of day, May 1, 2019. See Career Centre board for web address.
BORROW 2019 GRAD OUTFIT FROM MAGIC WAND: Dresses, suits, tuxedos, shoes & accessories. Dresses & tuxes like new. Any student eligible; non-profit organization offers eco-friendly & inexpensive alternatives for female & male students. APPOINTMENTS - email: email@example.com.
ATHLETICS, SPORTS TEAMS, TEAM MEETINGS AND GAMES ANNOUNCEMENTS:
A BIG congratulations goes out to all of our Parkland students that competed at Skills Canada Competition this past Friday at Camosun College:
Alexis Rodrigues (Joinery) , Patrick Wilson (Joinery), Dawson Valgardson (Welding) , Kai Erfle (Graphic Design)
Gurvir Baidwan (Joinery) , Brennan Williams (Carpentry) , Addison McDonald (Joinery) , Marl Napuaga (Auto)
Qw'a'ii'si Modeste (Welding)
Also, an EXTRA SPECIAL congrats goes to the following competitors who medalled in their respective events:
Bronze Medal Joinery - Addy McDonald Silver Medal in Joinery - Gurvir Baidwan Gold Medal in Graphic Design - Kai Erfle
Bronze Medal in Auto Mechanics - Marl Napauga Silver Medal in Carpentry - Brennan Williams
Bronze Medal in Welding - Qw'a'ii'si Modeste
BOYS AND GIRLS RUGBY PRACTICES - after school Tuesday and Thursdays.
PARKLAND PANTHERS / TIMES COLONIST RUN - April 28 - register online, Island Farms school Team -" Parkland Pant'ers".
CAREER CENTRE: SPECIAL EVENTS, WORK EXPERIENCE, JOB & VOLUNTEER POSTINGS - see Ms. McNamee
OPEN HOUSE: PACIFIC DESIGN ACADEMY THURSDAY MARCH 14, FROM 4 TO 7 P.M. - app & web design; graphic design; building design; digital photography. Yearning for the creative life? Come & meet instructors and graduates. Drop in @ Wharf Street, Victoria.
JOB TRAINING, FIRST AID:
FOOD SAFE LEVEL 1 - Monday April 8, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. - @ Shoal Centre. $50 fee - useful for anyone in food service, food retail, food processing. Handle food safely, earn certificate for job placement. See Ms. McNamee for registration.
ALERT FIRST AID with CPR C & AED: Saturday April 6, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. @ Shoal Centre - $50 fee. First Aid for life threatening emergencies; hands-on first aid training. See Ms. McNamee for registration.
NEW: job opportunities website for local SIDNEY postings! New job board sponsored by Sidney Business Association - visit sidneybia.ca/jobs to search for or post a Sidney job opportunity!
STELLY'S FAIR GROUNDS @ PENINSULA COUNTRY MARKET: June 1, to October 13 - students are hired for this weekly weekend market each year. Job #1 - set up and tear down; Job #2 - kids activity area including face painting, colouring, crafts. See Ms. McNamee for info.
WEST WIND HARDWOOD: local specialty wood product company offering two jobs. Great job after school and weekends, for students interested in woodwork trades. See Ms. McNamee for details.
WEST WIND HARDWOOD: full time JOINERY JOB OPEN for graduated student. See or call Ms. McNamee for details.
RECRUITMENT FOR COAST CAPITAL SAVINGS YOUTH GET IT INTERN PROGRAM: If you are interested in applying for this exciting employment and community service program, please see Ms. McNamee as soon as possible.
CHUCK'S BURGER BAR IS HIRING! Dishwasher Thursday to Saturday - wages plus tips share. No experience needed, but a positive attitude a must! Willing to train for summer months. Flexible around student schedules. See Ms. McNamee for more details!
HOUSEKEEPING & YARDWORK: several jobs yard work and clean-up jobs, moving gravel, housekeeping - Neptune Road, West Saanich Road, Malaview Avenue - see Ms. McNamee for info, $15 per hour.
CONFERENCES, PROGRAMS, SPECIAL INTEREST!
ANY STUDENTS INTERESTED IN LATTITUDES Global Volunteering PROGRAM please note: You can save $600 on your application by making the March 31 deadline! Spaces available for: July, August, and September 2019; plus your $100 promo code = $700 savings! See Ms. McNamee for further details. Also: GAP YEAR INFORMATION NIGHT Wednesday March 13, 78 p.m., @ Victoria West Community Centre which any interested students and parents are welcome to attend.
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.
SALISH SEA SCIENCE PROGRAM @ Tribune Bay, April 26 to 28, 2019, students grades 10 to12; rope courses, kayaking, intertidal study. See Ms. McNamee for details.
NEW VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:
OPEN AIR LIBRARY IS SEEKING VOLUNTEERS FOR: 3 hours per day, Tuesdays, during July and August, from 9:30 to 12:30 p.m. each Tuesday. This free program encourages reading, sharing ideas, books and literacy-related resources in a relaxed and accessible outdoor space for all ages. See Ms. McNamee for more detail, and to make your summer volunteer commitment.
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.
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.
MAIN DISHES: Chicken Strips & Fries, Mac & Cheese
SPECIALS: SOUP, SALAD, SANDWICH: Poutine, Chicken Caesar Wraps, Turkey BLT
BAKED GOODS AND SWEET TREATS: Carrot Cake, Chocolate Chip Cookies
Note: prepaid $25 cafeteria cards - purchase from Cafeteria. To use debit or credit card to purchase Cafeteria card, see front office.