MONDAY MAY 27, 2019: message to teachers - please read important news to B Block classes***
***FREE SALAD FOR LUNCH TODAY IN THE FRONT FOYER! LAST DAY FOR PARKLAND GARDEN FREE SALAD!
GRAD CEREMONY TICKETS NOW ON SALE. See Ms. Gribling at front office. REMINDER: you or your parents / guardians cannot purchase Grad Ceremony tickets until you are fully qualified for grad, all grad paperwork is in, GT complete and all fees paid! SEE GRAD NOTICE BOARD FOR 2 SETS OF SPREADSHEETS - (1) GT QUALIFICATION, and (2) GRAD CEREMONY paperwork.
***BIKE TO WORK WEEK BEGINS: Monday May 27 - get involved! See Ms. Griblng at the front office.
***MONDAY MAY 27 - ROYAL CANADIAN NAVY RECRUITMENT BUS visits Parkland - take a tour and explore this exciting, challenging career choice - many different paths toward education, service, special training. The Navy bus showcases what the Royal Canadian Navy does, both here in Canada and all over the world - interactive displays and theatre on board. Learn more about jobs and careers in the Navy, full-time and part-time. The bus will be available for all students to visit at lunch. See Ms. McNamee for more info.
***ATTENTION ALL STUDENTS; If you are interested in joining the rowing team in September next year, please notify your parents of an information meeting happening this Wednesday May 29, in the Parkland Learning Commons, at 5:30 p.m.
*** 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!
***date change: MOVIE IN PARKLAND THEATRE; 2:15 p.m. - "SHREK! " - WEDNESDAY MAY 29 - free admission. Popcorn $2.00
Thursday May 30 - SAANICH VOCAL MUSIC SHOWCASE - 7 p.m. @ CLAREMONT SECONDARY SCHOOL.
PARKLAND GRAD CLASS 2019 FUNDRAISING:
Pick up SMILE CARD FOR THRIFTY FOODS at front office - 5% of your grocery order value donated to Grad Class 2019.
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:
***DEADLINE: THURSDAY MAY 30, 2019 - CLEAN ENERGY STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP ($1000) - 500 work response to "Why is clean energy important to me as a young person in B.C.?"
DEADLINE: SUNDAY JUNE 30, 2019 - CONSTABLE SARAH BECKETT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP ($2000) - prospective law enforcement career plans.
DEADLINE: SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 15, 2019 - SAANICH PENINSULA HOSPITAL AUXILIARY BURSARY ($2500) - students choosing healthcare as a profession may apply.
ALL GRADS: CLASS OF 2019 - Affinity Nails special offer for grads - manicures, newset, fills, gel polish, acrylic and gel nails - see grad board; call 778-677-3747.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
ATHLETICS, SPORTS TEAMS, TEAM MEETINGS AND GAME ANNOUNCEMENTS:
***DO YOU LIKE TO BE ON THE WATER? Consider joining the ROWING TEAM in September 2019. There is an information meeting for students and parents at 5:30 p.m. in the Parkland Learning Commons on Wednesday May 29th. See you there!
Intramural Soccer @ LUNCH in the gym. Check the gym for the schedule.
***MONDAY MAY 27 - CUERVOS NEGROS SOLVEJES DE NUEVO TELEDO versus CHAZZLE DAZZLE
TUESDAY MAY 28 - TEACHERS versus ALYSSA MOONEY'S
THURSDAY MAY 30 - CHAZZLE DAZZLE versus FAX
PARKLAND TRACK & FIELD TEAM: Congrats and GOOD LUCK to our three athletes who will go to the B.C. Track & Field Championships at the end of May in Kelowna! ATHLETES WHO WILL PARTICIPATE - Cooper Langard, Taiga Okamoto, and Alexis Van Den Bulk. Many thanks to Ms. McNamee as SD 63 coach!
CAREER CENTRE: SPECIAL EVENTS, TRAVEL, WORK EXPERIENCE, JOB & VOLUNTEER POSTINGS - see Ms. McNamee
TEAC 105 EXPLORES FOUR TECHNOLOGIES - mechanical engineering, electronics, civil engineering, computer science - @ CAMOSUN INTERURBAN, FRIDAY AFTERNOONs. Hands-on activities, and project-based learning! See Ms. McNamee if interested.
***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.
MIKE GERIC CONSTRUCTION: general labourer needed for local contractor - see Career Centre board for details - great summer job which could lead to educational and full-time employment opportunities. See Ms. McNamee for further info!
SKILLS READY SUMMER WORK EXPERIENCE PROJECT - deadline June 16, 2019 - connect with seasonal work experience in the trades; enter the training ground for the next generation of skilled workers in the province; proceed to an apprenticeship in CONSTRUCTION, MANUFACTURING, OR AUTOMOTIVE available in our area. See Ms. McNamee ASAP if you are interested in this amazing opportunity!
B.C. REGIONAL COUNCIL OF CARPENTERS - SUMMER 2019 student employment - work for union contractors, benefit from pre-work training seminars and certificates. Great opportunity to sample full time summer work in the construction sector, mostly in commercial build settings. See Ms. MsNcamee ASAP to apply - first info meeting is June 12!
MOTHER'S HELPER: 3 afternoons per week, 4:30 to 6:30 p[.m.; $13 to $15 per hour. Help with meal prep, tidying up. Great for student interested in Daycare / Early Childhood education career. Malaview in Sidney. See Ms. Mcnamee for further info.
NEW VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:
BRENTWOOD FESTIVAL - SATURDAY JUNE 1, 2019 - FROM 9 A.M. TO 4 P.M. @ Pioneer Park - 4 students needed each shift; volunteers for fun family event - artisans, concerts, farm stands, children's activities, face painting and crafts. See Ms. McNamee for details.
WEDNESDAY JUNE 5 - RAINCOAST CONSERVATION FOUNDATION - inspiring youth event @ SHAW CENTRE FOR THE SALISH SEA - 5:30 TO 8:30 P.M. - Salish Sea Stewards Celebration. See Ms. McNamee - get involved as a youth volunteer!
KELSET ELEMENTARY SPRING FUNDRAISER: FRIDAY JUNE 7 - volunteers needed for carnival games, face painting, craft tables, ticket booths and more. Fair runs 5 to 8 p.m., 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 JUNE 30, 2019. Volunteer opportunities in 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. Leadership roles, Vancouver Island - @ Royal Jubilee, 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, building minecraft / lego robotics / 3D design. See Ms. McNamee for on-line application and engineering for kids website. Camps at: Saanich Commonwealth Pool; Panorama Recreation.
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 - Baked Mac & Cheese - Hot Dogs - Veggie Dogs
SPECIALS: SOUP, SALAD, SANDWICHES: Veggies & Dip - Chicken Caesar Wraps
BAKED GOODS AND SWEET TREATS: Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins - Mint Brownies - Cookies
Note: prepaid $25 cafeteria cards - purchase from Cafeteria. To use debit or credit card to purchase Cafeteria card, see front office.