Thursday May 2, 2019: please read important news to B Block classes***
*** PARKLAND'S TALENT SHOWCASE - TONIGHT - THURSDAY MAY 2, 2019 - 7 p.m., in the Theatre. Tickets from Parkland office: ALL TICKETS: $5. Open seating, tickets should also be available at the door. Please call 250 - 655 - 2736 for tickets.
*** ALL TASK PROSPECT STUDENTS ARE REMINDED: please come to Career Centre at lunch on Friday May 3 for your one - on - one interview. See Ms. McNamee if you have any questions!
*** FREE SALAD FRIDAY! Free Salad from Parkland Garden Friday May 3 @ lunch in front foyer. It doesn't get more LOCAL than this!
*** FREE ABSOLUTELY FREE WESTERN SPEEDWAY FAMILY PASSES for Saturday May 4, 2019. Good for two adults and two students! Pick up at front office, and head for the start time of 5:30 p.m.!
*** CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR PARKLAND STUDENT, OLIVIA SKILLINGS, who completed a 1st year Camosun English 151 course. She was a star, and received an A+! See Ms. McNamee if you are in Grade 11, and interested in taking a Camosun course in Grade 12.
*** REMINDER ALL GRADS: your GRAD PACKAGES are now overdue. Get them in to front office ASAP so your grad can be organized!
*** REMINDER ALL GRADS: if you still have GRAD TRANSITIONS PAPERWORK to bring in, please do so this week. You are NOT QUALIFIED FOR GRADUATION until all the paperwork is in! If you did not complete the one page summary before your GT interview, extra copies are available at front office for your completion.
ALL STUDENTS: REPORT CARDS were distributed TUESDAY APRIL 30. Any students who missed distribution in TAG should pick up their report cards at front office - before school, at break, at lunch, or after school ONLY. Do not leave class to pick-up paperwork!
METAL RECYCLE BIN AT PARKLAND - DONATIONS WELCOME; PROCEEDS TO ATHLETIC PROGRAMS! Bin to end of April.
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: 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:
*** Application forms for Parkland Internal Scholarships up to $1500 now available from Mr. Choo. Deadline: THIS Friday May 3RD!
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: email@example.com.
ATHLETICS, SPORTS TEAMS, TEAM MEETINGS AND GAME ANNOUNCEMENTS:
Intramural Soccer @ LUNCH in the gym. Check the gym for the schedule.
*** 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.
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 - community development, field work, forest conservation, international relations - through JANE GOODALL INSTITUTE OF CANADA. Work in UGANDA, AFRICA! See Ms. McNamee.
Special events, JOB TRAINING, FIRST AID:
SD 61 SPECIAL COURSES FOR SUMMER - July and August in: GRAPHIC DESIGN; TALE PROGRAM - Westcoast Adventure College - TOURISM and LEADERSHIP EXPLORATION. Credit and job prep programs - see Ms. McNamee for details.
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: Saturday 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 @ $ 15 per hour - find one in your neighbourhood! YARDWORK & GARDENING: Fifth St.; Elderberry Way; Cooper Ridge Drive; Townsend Drive; Soumac Drive; Bluebell Place.
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.
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.
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.
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: Personal Pizzas - Meatball Marinara Subs - Chicken Cordon Bleu with Mashed Potatoes & Gravy
SPECIALS: SOUP, SALAD, SANDWICHES: Hot Dogs - Veggie Dogs - Veggies & Dip - BLT Bagels
BAKED GOODS AND SWEET TREATS: Espresso Chocolate Chip Muffins - Cookies - Cupcakes - Squares
Note: prepaid $25 cafeteria cards - purchase from Cafeteria. To use debit or credit card to purchase Cafeteria card, see front office.