TUESDAY APRIL 9, 2019:
ALL GRADS: If you have missed LAST FRIDAY'S assembly for any reason, see front office today.
ALL GRADS: SPREADSHEET OF THOSE 2019 GRADS WHO HAVE FULLY QUALIFIED FOR THEIR GT INTERVIEW TO BE SCHEDULED IS NOW POSTED ON THE GRAD BOARD. You need "yes" four times! Any questions, see front office! If you find your name in RED, see Mr. Buckham ASAP!
FINAL SCHEDULE FOR GT INTERVIEWS WILL BE POSTED ON: Wednesday April 10. Please double check your interview time, as it may have changed.
TRACK & FIELD MEETING: today Tuesday April 9 @ lunch in the Career Centre. It's not too late to join the team!
AUDITIONS FOR UPCOMING BROADWAY MUSICAL FEATURING THE SONGS OF ABBA - Mary Winspear Centre and Peninsula Players are holding auditions for this BIG SHOW! Audition dates: April 10, 13, 15 and 18. STUDENTS WELCOME! Send the director an email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
ALL GRADS: THURSDAY APRIL 11 IS GRAD TRANSITION INTERVIEW DAY with members of our community! Please be sure to check the GRAD BOARD ahead of time for your interview time; dress appropriately; show up EARLY; bring any extra or support materials with you. ANY QUESTIONS: see front office ASAP!
ALL STAFF AND STUDENTS: THANK YOU for accommodating our GRADUATION TRANSITION DAY on Thursday April 11, for granting leave to any student who may have a class time conflict, and for making our community interviewers welcome! Please note: GYM IS CLOSED ALL OF THURSDAY APRIL 11 FOR GT INTERVIEWS!
FRENCH CLUB MEETING: Calling all French Club members and those hoping to practice their langauge skills! There will be a fun meting on Friday April 12 after school, room 112.
Spring Sailing NOW UNDERWAY each SATURDAY. Beginner and experienced sailors welcome! Interested in sailing, or any questions - contact Christine Bennett at email@example.com. Applications - on our website under Parkland Marine Academy.
10TH ANNUAL OPENING OF STUDIO 63 - Saanichton / VIU teaching salon - TUESDAY APRIL 9 from 12 to 12:30 p.m. - stay for a free haircut, style or scalp massage! 1649 Mount Newton X Road - see you there!
HELLO PARKLAND! We are pleased to announce that Parkland's 2019 SHOWCASE has arrived! It will be happening on Thursday May 2 in the evening in the Parkland Theatre. If you are interested in having your work and/or talent showcased, audition dates are: April 11th, 15th, and 16th, at lunch, in the theatre. Examples of submissions include comedy sketches, drama performances, singing, dancing, visual arts, music, and so on! ALL TALENTS ARE WELCOME, but please make sure your act is school appropriate! For further information, please contact Cameron Bolduc, Cathy Fu, Ms. Thompson, or Ms. Frith.
FREE SUMMER SAILING BERTH COMPETITION: SALTS tall ship sailing competition open for video entry. See posters @ Career Centre, office foyer boards. DEADLINE: April 12, 2019.
FINAL DAYS TO GET YOUR YEARBOOK! A great way to look back at your high school memories! The last day to order your yearbook will be Thursday April 18. Students can check the order list in the front foyer to see if they still need to place their yearbook order.
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!
GRAD CLASS 2019 FUNDRAISING: pick up fundraising SMILE CARD FOR THRIFTY FOODS at Parkland office - 5% of your grocery order value is donated into Parkland Grad group account. Also for sale: HEALTH CANADA APPROVED FIRST AID KITS - micro kits, team kits, and deluxe outdoor kits available, as well as roadside assistance and the "RESQME" KIT all available. Order forms due April 26.
OCEAN LITERACY LEADERSHIP CAMP FOR YOUNG WOMEN: Hornby Island, from July 14 to 19. Learn more: tribunebayoutdoored.ca
PAC Volunteer Opportunities: Parents / Guardians - to volunteer, please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
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: email@example.com.
ATHLETICS, SPORTS TEAMS, TEAM MEETINGS AND GAME ANNOUNCEMENTS:
TRACK & FIELD CONGRATS! Awesome job to everyone who participated in the first Track & Field meet at UVIC on Wednesday. Parkland did fabulously! Cooper, Alexis, Carlos, Blanca, John Mark, Taiga - all had amazing results. Some Firsts, Seconds, Third and Fourth! Next meet is April 10th at UVIC!
Intramural Soccer @ LUNCH in the gym. Check the gym for the schedule.
TUESDAY APRIL 9 - TEACHERS versus FAX
FRIDAY APRIL 12 - CHAZZLE DAZZLE versus ATTACK HELICOPTERS
SENIOR GIRLS SOCCER HOME GAME versus GNS @ 3:45 p.m. TODAY Tuesday April 9.
JUNIOR BOYS RUGBY AWAY GAME today Tuesday April 9 @ Specturm, 3:45 p.m.
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
AMAZING NEW OPPORTUNITY FOR FIRST NATIONS STUDENTS and others to STUDY AND WORK IN FORESTRY through scholarship program and tuition coverage through the B.C. FIRST NATIONS FORESTRY COUNCIL. Forestry technician, trades training, forestry management, forestry business - all lead to a great career. See Ms. McNamee for details!
INTERNATIONAL ABORIGINAL YOUTH INTERNSHIP - work in community development, field work, forest conservation, international relations - all through the JANE GOODALL INSTITUTE OF CANADA, Global Affairs Canada. 2019 Youth Internship in UGANDA, AFRICA now open! See Ms. McNamee for details, and to make an application
Special events, JOB TRAINING, FIRST AID:
WANT TO BE A DOCTOR? attend ISLAND MEDICAL PROGRAM HIGH SCHOOL INFO SESSION - @ UVIC, Medical Sciences Building, Room 150, TUESDAY May 7, 2019 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Find out how to earn your MD at UVIC and speak with current med students.
Intro to FACE PAINTING: May 4 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. @ Shoal Centre. FREE FUN HANDS-ON WORKSHOP! See Ms. McNamee!
EXCALIBRE GLASS is looking to hire! Excellent job for anyone interested in the trades, and willing to work hard! See Ms. McNamee or Mr. Caddell ASAP!
SAVE ON FOODS IS HIRING! Get a jump on your search for a summer job! See Ms. McNamee ASAP!
WHAT DO YOU MEAN YOU DON'T HAVE A JOB??? There are so many open @ $ 15 per hour - find one in your own neighbourhood! VARIOUS YARDWORK & GARDENING JOBS OPEN: AllBay Road; Fifth Street; Emily Carr Drive; Cooper Ridge Drive; Malaview Avenue; Mills Road. APPLY NOW! See Ms. McNamee!
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:
BRENTWOOD BAY ELEMENTARY: annual spring fundraiser - May 18, 2019 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. - volunteers to help with games, inflatables, and face painting.
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: Pork Noodle Boxes - Thai Chicken Wraps - Hot Dogs - Veggie Dogs
SPECIALS: SOUP, SALAD, SANDWICH: Veggies & Dip - Turkey BLT Bagel - Tuna Melts
BAKED GOODS AND SWEET TREATS: Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins - Carrot Cake - Cookies
Note: prepaid $25 cafeteria cards - purchase from Cafeteria. To use debit or credit card to purchase Cafeteria card, see front office.