MONDAY JUNE 24, 2019: DAILY NEWS ONGOING reminder INFO ONLY! School year nearly done...
EXAMS UNDERWAY - June 20 to June 25 inclusive. BE SURE TO BE EARLY, BRING ALL NECESSARY SUPPLIES to exam. ALSO, BRING A SNACK - CAFETERIA IS CLOSED.
TIMETABLES for September 2019 intake can now be picked up at the FRONT OFFICE.
LOCKER CLEAN-OUT: remember, if you have a LOCK, or any SCHOOL SUPPLY ITEMS that you do not need, or will not use again, please donate to the front office for re-use and recycle for other students next year. Many thanks!
ALL STUDENTS: YEARBOOKS HAVE ARRIVED! Go to the Library Learning Commons to pick yours up! REMEMBER: All overdue library items, uniforms, and school fees must be returned or accounted for before receiving your yearbook. Please see Jadzia in LC, or Mrs. Bennett, front office.
ALL STUDENTS: ORDER PARKLAND SPIRIT WEAR before summer hits! Forms at front office - pay and place your order - pick up at the end of the day!
School Bus registration for 2019-20 school year is now open, click on billboard on Parkland website to register; OR LINK TO REGISTER, SD63 website, under Programs and Services, Transportation. please note: ALL STUDENTS MUST BE REGISTERED FOR 2019 - 2020 BY JULY 15, 2019 TO ENSURE A SEAT ON THE BUS SERVICING YOUR ROUTE!
ALL STUDENTS: year-end report cards will be available for pick-up at the front office - TUESDAY JULY 2 to FRIDAY JULY 5. Report cards will not be mailed out. If someone else is picking up your report card, other than you or your parent, we must have written or text permission.
ALL GRADS ARE REMINDED: MAKE YOUR POST-SECONDARY INSTITUTION SELECTIONS (PSI) before July 12 to have your transcripts sent automatically to up to 25 institutions free of charge through the Ministry of Education. Please note: some entrance admission offers to college or university may be delayed or denied if you do not authorize release of your transcript data. Go to Ministry of Education website, student transcripts, and set up an account to complete your PSI selection, or to order transcripts.
ALL GRADS: transcripts WILL NOT BE MAILED FROM THE MINISTRY OF EDUCATION THIS YEAR. After July 30, you must go on-line and log on to: Student Transcripts Service TO ORDER YOUR GRAD TRANSCRIPT.
VOLUNTEERS WANTED: Student volunteers wanted to welcome new international students to Parkland next year. Must be available August 28 or 30. Please see Ms. Anderson in the counselling area if you are interested in helping out!
BAGEL BREAKFAST: NOW CLOSED UNTIL SEPTEMBER - Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday a.m., before school, @ BLUE TABLES, 25 cents!
MEZZANINE USE: YEAR ROUND - ALL STUDENTS - for use of MEZZANINE IN GYM AREA - Please INQUIRE WITH P.E. teachers.
ALL GRADS: SCHOLARSHIPS, BURSARIES AND GRAD INFORMATION: see Mr. Choo for further details.
ENCOUNTERS WITH CANADA offering $100 discount for three sessions. Themes are: (1) Sport and Fitness - August 25; (2) Science & Ecology - September 1; (3) Law & Our Justice System - September 8. Regular cost before discount is $750 which includes travel from Victoria, accommodation, food and activities. Visit Ottawa for a week of fun and education. See Mr. Choo for information and access code.
DUE: SUNDAY JUNE 30, 2019 - CONSTABLE SARAH BECKETT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP ($2000) - prospective law enforcement career.
DUE: SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 15, 2019 - SAANICH PENINSULA HOSPITAL AUXILIARY BURSARY ($2500) - healthcare as a profession.
ATHLETICS, SPORTS TEAMS, TEAM MEETINGS AND GAME ANNOUNCEMENTS: TBA
CAREER CENTRE: SPECIAL PROGRAMS, TRAVEL, WORK EXPERIENCE, JOB & VOLUNTEER POSTINGS - see Ms. McNamee
GAME CHANGER: INTER-CULTURAL ASSOCIATION OF GREATER VICTORIA offers an innnovative employment program - 8 weeks of essential employment preparation training - open to IMMIGRANT YOUNG ADULTS 18 to 24. For application details, see Ms. McNamee.
WATT: WORKPLACE ALTERNATIVE TRADES TRAINING: FREE pre-apprenticeship Electrical Training - 3 weeks hands-on training, paid work, sponsorship, mentorship, breakfast and lunch provided on classroom days, basic toolkit and steel-toe boots available. Earn certificates, and prep for apprenticeship! See Ms. McNamee ASAP!
ALL GRADE 9 STUDENTS: CAMOSUN COLLEGE IS OFFERING South Island Partnership - ONE WEEK SUMMER CAMPS THIS AUGUST at Interurban & Lansdowne, Monday to Friday, 9 to 3. Explore various trades & skills: ENTREPRENEURSHIP; SHEET METAL; SCIENCE; LIGHT TRUCK & TRANSPORT; CARPENTRY. Great fit for summer exploration of a career area or interest! See Ms. McNamee!
TEAC 105 EXPLORES FOUR TECHNOLOGIES - mechanical engineering, electronics, civil engineering, computer science - @ CAMOSUN INTERURBAN, FRIDAY AFTERNOONs. Hands-on activities, project-based learning! See Ms. McNamee for info.
STAR CINEMA LOOKING FOR EVENING, WEEKEND, AND SUMMER STAFF: must have some flexibility as shifts need to be covered or traded sometimes. Some customer service training required, but main qualities needed are: warm and friendly personality, able to work well with others as well as independently, and comfortable with math for cashiering, and basic cleaning. Perks of this job include: movie watching with a guest on your time off!
SUMMER CHILD CARE POSITION: student wanted for summer child care job. See Ms. McNamee for further information.
CANADIAN TIRE in SIDNEY is looking to hire for summer part-time positions - cashier, customer service, stocking shelves. Minimum wage - a great first job!
EVERSON LAW is looking for OFFICE ASSISTANT, with good customer service and time management skills. Front desk, reception, filing, scheduling appointments, and various administrative tasks to support senior paralegals and lawyers. Preferred that applicants are interested in training as legal assistants. See Ms. McNamee or boards outside Career Centre for further details.
LOCAL WORKSHOP LEADER LOOKING FOR WEB PAGE DEVELOPMENT, storing files, photos, transfers to web page. One to two hours per week; $15 per hour. See Ms. McNamee for details.
TIMES COLONIST looking for newspaper deliverers - daily and weekly routes available - see Ms. McNamee for further details, and routes available in Sidney area.
ISLAND PRECISION MANUFACTURING: entry level jobs for production workers interested in wood manufacturing or construction trades. Training in safe, clean, respectful environment, to support someone with the motivation to go far in this industry. Student employees included in: material handling, finishing, assembly, custom cabinetry. $16 per hour, Monday to Friday from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; overtime sometimes required. Summer, and full-time positions available; apprenticeships for right candidates. See Ms. McNamee ASAP!
DO YOU LIVE IN DEEP COVE? LOVE BOATS? New job cleaning yachts @ Deep Cove Marina - $15 per hour; 30 hours per week. See Ms. McNamee for details or contact email@example.com.
SUMMER POSITIONS AT FAIRMONT EMPRESS, downtown Victoria: Join Turndown Attendant team - part-time job for the summer; 4 hour evening shifts; your job is to ensure GUEST ROOMS are comfortable, inviting and clean. Starting pay rate: $18.05 per hour. Job involves room cleaning; bed-making; linen removal and replacement; dusting, vacuuming, record keeping; other duties. See Ms. McNamee !
$50 for two hours - DJ WITH A BIG PERSONALITY needed for Tuesday June 25 for Grade 8 Farewell at North Saanich Middle School, from 7 to 9 p.m. Three special dance events, and list of song requests required in the progra. See Ms. McNamee for info this week!
THRIFTY'S DELI IS HIRING - great summer job! See Ms. McNamee ASAP to get your application in! Many of our students work, or have worked at Thrifty's, some through high school and while at college or university; this job can fit your plans!
PENINSULA NEWS REVIEW IS HIRING CARRIERS: all Peninsula locations need coverage! Mondays and Fridays delivery each week; carriers bonuses and perks through the year. See Ms. McNamee for details.
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!
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:
SAANICH PENINSULA HOSPITAL LOOKING FOR YOUTH VOLUNTEERS: many different activities - yoga, bingo, gardening, special events, mealtime, music, and much more! If you are interested in a health care career, this is a wonderful volunteer opportunity! See Ms. McNamee for further details.
STEP UP YOUTH PROGRAM: DEADLINE JUNE 30, 2019. Volunteer 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!
JULY 1 - CANADA DAY PANCAKE BREAKFAST VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. - help Lions Club serve pancakes and sausages to families before Canada Day Parade. Also, volunteers needed for Lunchbox in Iroquois Park for afternoon festivities. See Ms. McNamee for further details.
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 - check for CONFIRMATION OF THIS SCHEDULE IN SEPTEMBER.
1. LEARNING SUPPORT IN LEARNING CENTRE, ROOM 204: SUPERVISED TUTORIAL IS AVAILABLE daily after school, TO CATCH UP ON SCHOOL WORK, & TO WRITE MISSED TESTS. note: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday from 3:10 to 4 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday from 2 to 3:30 p.m.
2. TUTORIALS IN THE LEARNING COMMONS: Tutors are available every Wednesday and Friday after school.
3. AFTER SCHOOL FRENCH: Room 112, Wednesdays after school. Check room number.
4. AFTER SCHOOL MATH SUPPORT: Tuesday and Thursday from 3:10 to 4 p.m.; Wednesday from 2 to 3:30 p.m.; ROOM 201.
BAND - MUSIC REHEARSALS ALL YEAR: see Ms. Sousa for special event details. see SCHEDULE CONFIRMATION IN SEPTEMBER.
JAZZ BAND - Monday & Wednesday a.m.; CONCERT BAND - Tuesday & Thursday a.m.; CHOIR - Friday a.m.
PARKLAND CAFETERIA: please note: CAFETERIA CLOSED - SEE YOU IN SEPTEMBER!
SPECIALS: SOUP, SALAD, SANDWICHES:
BAKED GOODS AND SWEET TREATS:
Note: prepaid $25 cafeteria cards - purchase from Cafeteria. To use debit or credit card to purchase Cafeteria card, see front office.