Friday May 17, 2019: message to teachers - please read important news to B Block classes***
*** REMEMBER TODAY IS ALTERED SCHEDULE FOR SPIRIT ASSEMBLY, BARBQ, GRAD ASSEMBLY!
***PARKLAND SPRING FOOD DRIVE THIS WEEK ONLY: please bring your contribution of goods or cash in for Spring Food Drive!
*** REMINDER ALL GRADS: if you still have GRAD TRANSITIONS PAPERWORK OR GRAD PACKAGE FORMS to bring in, please do so BEFORE YOUR GRAD ASSEMBLY. You are NOT QUALIFIED FOR GRADUATION until all the paperwork is in! NEW SPREADSHEETS GO UP TODAY AFTER BLOCK 3 GRAD ASSEMBLY - IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO MAKE SURE EVERYTHING IS HANDED IN!
FRIDAY MAY 17 - ALTERED BELL SCHEDULE DAY for SPIRIT ASSEMBLY; gym loading begins in Block B; followed by PAC BBQ LUNCH FOR ALL STUDENTS!
GRAD ASSEMBLY - FRIDAY MAY 17 - BLOCK C. This is an important assembly for all grads. Please be sure to attend!
*** MONDAY MAY 20 - VICTORIA DAY STATUTORY HOLIDAY - NO SCHOOL! Have a nice long weekend, see you Tuesday May 21!
7TH ANNUAL SIDFEST: MAY 24, 2019 @ MARY WINSPEAR CENTRE - tickets $10 available from Parkland school office, or any of the musicians. Doors open at 7 p.m.; show at 7:30. THIS SHOW SELLS OUT - get your tickets early! Musicians this year include: BANKES BROTHERS, BLISH, MADRONA DRIVE, MANGO PARADE, ALEXIS VAN DEN BULK; SLOW DAYS; CLAYTON HARRIS; NICOLE GLOVER. All proceeds to to the SAANICH PENINSULA YOUTH HEALTH CLINIC!
GRAD CLASS 2019 FUNDRAISING:
Pick up SMILE CARD FOR THRIFTY FOODS at Parkland office - 5% of your grocery order value is donated to Parkland Grad Class 2019.
***ALL GRADS: THIRD ANNUAL GRAD BOUTIQUE - FRIDAY MAY 24TH IN VICTORIA - boutique of formal attire including dresses, suits, jewellery, purse and shoes donated by greater Victoria community. Boutique open 10 to 4 on May 24th by appointment. Please contact: Ashley.Baur@gov.bc.ca or CarrieAnn.Crowley@gov.bc.ca.
STUDIO 63 HAIRSTYLIST PROGRAM WILL VISIT PARKLAND: Tuesday May 28 for demos, updo's, hairstyle try-outs. Come down to the front foyer and see what they can do! Grad style examples welcome!
OCEAN LITERACY LEADERSHIP CAMP FOR YOUNG WOMEN: Hornby Island - July 14 to 19. Info: tribunebayoutdoored.ca
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:
*** BORROW 2019 GRAD OUTFIT FROM MAGIC WAND in Saanich: 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 23 - ATTACK HELICOPTERS versus BRENNAN'S TEAM
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.
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!
NEW JOB: DEAN PARK - two students needed for garden work, weeking - $15 per hour each! See Ms. McNamee for this one!
WHAT DO YOU MEAN YOU DON'T HAVE A JOB??? Many jobs @ $ 15 per hour , up to $25 per hour - make this your regular summer job! You can find one in your neighbourhood! YARDWORK & GARDENING: Allbay Road; Malaview; White Birch Road; Cooper Ridge Drive; Townsend Drive; Patterson Road; Soumac Drive; Bluebell Place.
NEW VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:
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 !
BRENTWOOD FESTIVAL - SATURDAY JUNE 1, 2019 - FROM 9 A.M. TO 4 P.M. @ Pioneer Park - 4 students needed each shift; volunteers for this fun family event - artisans, concerns, farm stands, children's activities, face painting and crafts. See Ms. McNamee for details.
KELSET ELEMENTARY SPRING FUNDRAISER: FRIDAY JUNE 7 - volunteers needed for carnival games, face painting, craft tables, ticket booths and more. Fair runs from from 5 to 8 p.m., but set up and clean up crews also needed. See Ms. McNamee to volunteer.
TOWN OF SIDNEY COMIC CON - SUNDAY JUNE 9 - volunteers needed for front door, games room, cosplay contest, set up and take down - orientation, volunteer ID, lunch or dinner provided - see Ms. McNamee to sign up!
STEP UP YOUTH PROGRAM: DEADLINE TO APPLY JUNE 30, 2019. Volunteer opportunities in various healthcare settings - learn about Island Health's C.A.R.E. values, policies, patient-centred care. Interview in July, train in August, for September to April position. Volunteer in leadership roles, across Vancouver Island - @ Royal Jubilee, and Victoria General. Anyone interested in healthcare should apply!
ENGINEERING FOR KIDS - VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES from July 2 to August 30 - summer camps for kids interested in science, engineering, math or technology - enjoy hands-on working with, building minecraft / lego robotics / 3D design. See Ms. McNamee for on-line volunteer application and engineering for kids website. Camps as: Saanich Commonwealth Pool; Panorama Recreation; others.
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.
PARKLAND CAFETERIA: LIMITED SERVICE ON FRIDAY MAY 17 DUE TO SPIRIT DAY BARBQ - see cafeteria for selection.
SPECIALS: SOUP, SALAD, SANDWICHES:
BAKED GOODS AND SWEET TREATS: Chocolate Chip Espresso Muffins
Note: prepaid $25 cafeteria cards - purchase from Cafeteria. To use debit or credit card to purchase Cafeteria card, see front office.