MONDAY APRIL 1, 2019:
REMINDER there will an IB DIPLOMA PROGRAM meeting at lunch today in the Textiles room. This is for next year's IB DIPLOMA PROGRAM students.
TRACK & FIELD - very important meeting TUESDAY APRIL 2 at lunch in the Career Centre to prepare for the first track meet on Wednesday!
BIGGEST THANK YOU: to all the wonderful students who volunteered to be BIG BUDDIES to English language learners! Your time, generousity and kindness was greatly appreciated by the students and families new to Canada! Bravo!
REMINDER TO ALL GRADE 12's - GRAD PANCAKE BREAKFAST is this Friday April 5 @ 7:45 a.m. Breakfast will be followed by an important grad assembly in Block A. All grads need to be in attendance.
Parkland Grad Parents are selling Jack Link’s Beef Jerky, orders are due April 3, they are also selling Health Canada approved first aid kits, orders due April 26 . Order forms are available at the office or on the website. All products are a fundraiser for the Dry Grad Party. Thank you for your support of Dry Grad 2019!
Spring Sailing starts this Saturday April 6th - June 8th. Beginner and experienced sailors welcome! If you are interested in sailing, any questions - contact Christine Bennett at firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
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 Hill, 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: email@example.com
BAGEL BREAKFAST: Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday a.m., before school, @ the 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 to 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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
ATHLETICS, SPORTS TEAMS, TEAM MEETINGS AND GAME ANNOUNCEMENTS:
Intramural Soccer begins at lunch in the gym. Check the gym for the schedule
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
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!
JOB TRAINING, FIRST AID:
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.
SAVE ON FOODS IS HIRING! Get a jump on your search for a summer job! See Ms. McNamee ASAP!
Keating Coffee - Looking for a part time worker. See Ms. McNamee if you are interested!!
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.
CONFERENCES, PROGRAMS, SPECIAL INTEREST!
SALISH SEA SCIENCE PROGRAM @ Tribune Bay, April 26 to 28, 2019, students grades 10 to 12; rope courses, kayaking, intertidal study. See Ms. McNamee for details.
NEW VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:
OPEN AIR LIBRARY IS SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: 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 details, and to make your summer volunteer commitment.
TUTORIALS & COURSE WORK ASSISTANCE - ACADEMIC SUPPORT
1. TUTORIALS IN LEARNING CENTRE, ROOM 204: SUPERVISED TUTORIAL IS AVAILABLE daily after school, TO CATCH UP ON SCHOOL WORK, & TO WRITE 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: 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 & Poutine
SPECIALS: SOUP, SALAD, SANDWICH: Chicken Caesar Wraps & Turkey BLT Bagel
BAKED GOODS AND SWEET TREATS: Blueberry Bran muffins & Carrot Cake
Note: prepaid $25 cafeteria cards - purchase from Cafeteria. To use debit or credit card to purchase Cafeteria card, see front office.