Monday April 29, 2019, 2019: please read important news to B Block classes***
*** REMINDER ALL GRADS: your GRAD PACKAGES were due last Friday April 26 - please get them in ASAP!
REPORT CARDS WILL BE DISTRIBUTED ON TUESDAY APRIL 30 END OF BLOCK D / TAG. Please note: no report cards will be released before this time; any students who miss their TAG pick-up, may pick up Wednesday from the front office - before school, at break, at lunch, or after school ONLY. Do not leave class to pick-up paperwork!
ANNUAL PARKLAND PAC GENERAL MEETING: TUESDAY APRIL 30, 7 p.m., in the Parkland Library / Learning Commons. Get involved - a fantastic way to stay in tune with your student's education, and your community school. Find out about future events, funding requests. AGM open for nominations for executive positions; also presentation of updated constitution and by-laws for acceptance. Coming up on May 9 - Staff Appreciation Meal - bring an item for staff to enjoy at special luncheon. Next event: May 17 - Spirit BBQ - volunteers needed! Please see Parkland website for Parkland Pac link.
METAL RECYCLE BIN AT PARKLAND - DONATIONS WELCOME; PROCEEDS TO ATHLETIC PROGRAMS! Bin to end of April.
PARKLAND'S TALENT SHOWCASE - THURSDAY MAY 2,2019 - 7 p.m., in the Theatre. Tickets from Parkland office: $5. each. Open seating, tickets are also available at the door. Please call 250 - 655 - 2736 for tickets.
GRAD CLASS 2019 FUNDRAISING:
Pick up SMILE CARD FOR THRIFTY FOODS at Parkland office - 5% of your grocery order value is donated to Parkland.
OCEAN LITERACY LEADERSHIP CAMP FOR YOUNG WOMEN: Hornby Island - July 14 to 19. Info: 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:
Application forms for Parkland Internal Scholarships up tp $1500 now available from Mr. Choo. Deadline: Friday May 5th! Either email or meet with Mr. Choo to find out how you qualify. Most of these scholarships are for accomplishments in sports, fine arts, trades, second languages and community service. These scholarships are only for Canadian students.
BEACON COMMUNITY SERVICES offers up to 4 scholarships of $1500 each to graduating students who show dedication to community service / volunteerism. Applications due: 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; eco-friendly & inexpensive alternatives for female & male students. APPOINTMENTS - email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
ATHLETICS, SPORTS TEAMS, TEAM MEETINGS AND GAME ANNOUNCEMENTS:
CONGRATULATIONS Parkland Senior Girls Soccer Team who finished their season off with an 8 - 0 victory over Brooks last week. Herlande Aubourg and Alexis Van Den Bulk shared the shut out, with Alexis scoring 4 goals in the first half, and Herlande 1 in the second. Blanca Ros also scored 2 goals and Karen Strand added another. Great team effort and fantastic way to end our season!
Intramural Soccer @ LUNCH in the gym. Check the gym for the schedule.
MONDAY APRIL 29 - CHAZZLE DAZZLE versus BRENNAN'S TEAM
TUESDAY APRIL 30 - TEACHERS versus BRENNAN'S TEAM
THURSDAY MAY 2 - CHAZZLE DAZZLE versus ALYSSA MOONEY'S
CAREER CENTRE: SPECIAL EVENTS, TRAVEL, WORK EXPERIENCE, JOB & VOLUNTEER POSTINGS - see Ms. McNamee
*** last call: ANY STUDENTS INTERESTED IN LATTITUDE PROGRAM - applications due by May 31 for GAP YEARS in International Exchange Program in summer 2019. See Ms. McNamee for promo code discount on program fees, apps.
*** CAREER FAIR: MONDAY APRIL 29, 2019 - EMPRESS HOTEL downtown Victoria. All positions open - fair from 3 to 6 p.m.
OPPORTUNITY FOR FIRST NATIONS STUDENTS and others to STUDY AND WORK IN FORESTRY through scholarship program and tuition coverage. Forestry technician, management, business - all lead to a great career. See Ms. McNamee!
INTERNATIONAL ABORIGINAL YOUTH INTERNSHIP - work in community development, field work, forest conservation, international relations - through JANE GOODALL INSTITUTE OF CANADA. 2019 Internship in UGANDA, AFRICA now open! See Ms. McNamee.
Special events, JOB TRAINING, FIRST AID:
SCHOOL DISTRICT 61 IS OFFERING SPECIAL COURSES FOR SUMMER - July and August in: GRAPHIC DESIGN; TALE PROGRAM - Westcoast Adventure College - TOURISM and LEADERSHIP EXPLORATION. These are credit and job prep programs - see Ms. McNamee for details, exact dates, applications.
WANT TO BE A DOCTOR? ISLAND MEDICAL PROGRAM HIGH SCHOOL INFO SESSION - @ UVIC, Medical Sciences Bldg, Room 150, TUESDAY May 7, 2019 - 6:30 to 8 p.m. Find out how to earn your MD at UVIC, speak with current med students.
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.
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??? Many jobs open @ $ 15 per hour - find one in your neighbourhood! YARDWORK & GARDENING: AllBay Road; Fifth Street; Emily Carr Drive; Cooper Ridge Drive; Malaview Avenue; Mills Road.
NEW VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:
SALISH SEA LANTERN FESTIVAL: held in mid-August - many support volunteers needed to assist with lantern-making, distribution of posters, and more. See Ms. McNamee for details.
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.
VOLUNTEER FOR CULTURE DAY 2019 - Victoria Multi-cultural Association looking for student volunteers for Culture Day, Saturday May 25. Celebrate multi-culturalism with performances and food from different countries. See Ms. McNamee !
OPEN AIR LIBRARY IS SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: 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 relaxed, accessible outdoor space for all ages. See Ms. McNamee for 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 - Perogies & Sausages - Poutine - Hot Dogs - Veggie Dogs
SPECIALS: SOUP, SALAD, SANDWICHES: Veggies & Dip - Chicken Caesar Wraps - Caesar Salad
BAKED GOODS AND SWEET TREATS: Maple Pecan 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.
(Edited by Carol Gribling - original submission Monday, 29 April 2019, 9:09 AM)