THURSDAY APRIL 11, 2019 - GRAD TRANSITIONS INTERVIEW DAY @ PARKLAND:
all staff and students please note:
DUE TO GRAD INTERVIEWS, TODAY'S NEWS WILL NOT BE READ OVER THE PA SYSTEM. Please review with your students...
ALL GRADS: THURSDAY APRIL 11 IS GRAD TRANSITION INTERVIEW DAY with members of our community! Check the GRAD BOARD ahead of time for your interview time; dress appropriately; show up EARLY to check in; 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 with a class time conflict, and for welcoming our community interviewers! Please note: GYM IS CLOSED ALL OF THURSDAY APRIL 11 FOR GT INTERVIEWS!
REMINDER TO ALL INDIGENOUS STUDENTS wanting to go on the Vancouver trip Monday April 15th - you MUST hand in your signed permission forms by Friday April 12. You can give your signed forms to Shannon Crawford or Becky Wilson in the Cultural Room, or hand them in at the front office.
AUDITIONS FOR UPCOMING BROADWAY MUSICAL FEATURING THE SONGS OF ABBA - Mary Winspear Centre and Peninsula Players are holding auditions: 13, 15 and 18. STUDENTS WELCOME! Send the director an email: email@example.com.
FRENCH CLUB MEETING: Calling all French Club members and those hoping to practice their language skills! There will be a fun meting on Friday April 12 after school, room 112.
Spring Sailing NOW UNDERWAY each SATURDAY. Interested in sailing, or any questions - contact Christine Bennett at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications - on our website under Parkland Marine Academy.
HELLO PARKLAND! Parkland's 2019 SHOWCASE has arrived! It will take place 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! Last day to order your yearbook - Thursday April 18. Students can check the order list in the front foyer to see if they still need to place 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 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: 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. 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 @ LUNCH in the gym. Check the gym for the schedule.
FRIDAY APRIL 12 - CHAZZLE DAZZLE versus ATTACK HELICOPTERS
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 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!
MARINER'S PIZZA: looking for front end staff at local pizza shop. See Ms. McNamee for details.
EXCALIBRE GLASS: Excellent job for anyone interested in trades, 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!
SIDNEY / NORTH SAANICH LIBRARY: library page position; 8 to 10 hours per week, after-school, evenings and weekends. Looking for outgoing, organized, efficient individuals to join the library team. See Ms. McNamee for further information.
WHAT DO YOU MEAN YOU DON'T HAVE A JOB??? There are so many jobs open @ $ 15 per hour - find one in your own neighbourhood! VARIOUS YARDWORK & GARDENING: AllBay Road; Fifth Street; Emily Carr Drive; Cooper Ridge Drive; Malaview Avenue; Mills Road.
JOB OPPORTUNITY IF YOU KNOW ABOUT "word press" - Sidney Community Association is looking for someone to give their website a facelift! See Ms. McNamee for further information.
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.
SIDNEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SPRING FLING - May 24, 2019 - 5 to 8 p.m. - volunteers needed for school community event. See Ms. McNamee for further information, and shift availability times.
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. 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 Souvlaki with Rice & Potato - Rice Noodles with Broccoli & Tofu - Chili Dogs - Hot Dogs - Veggie Dogs
SPECIALS: SOUP, SALAD, SANDWICH: Veggies & Dip - Greek Salad - Rustic Turkey on Ciabatta Bun
BAKED GOODS AND SWEET TREATS: Espresso Chocolate Chip Muffins - Cookies - Japanese Cheese Cake - Squares
Note: prepaid $25 cafeteria cards - purchase from Cafeteria. To use debit or credit card to purchase Cafeteria card, see front office.