PARKLAND DAILY NEWS: Monday September 16, 2019: - send in your info, notice of clubs, meetings, special events!
*** ANYONE WHO HAS LOST A LOVELY new WATERBOTTLE, please come to the front office to identify and claim.
ASL SIGN LANGUAGE CLUB - No experience necessary! Sign Language club meets every Friday at Lunch - come out and learn sign language, and make some new friends! Meetings take place in Room 206.
***ANY STUDENTS WHO HAVE HAD A SUMMER JOB, AND WHO WOULD LIKE WORK EXPERIENCE CREDITS, please come to the Careers office, Friday or Monday, to explore your options.
***This week's CROSS COUNTRY PRACTICES will be Wednesday and Friday after school from 2:15 to 3 p.m. Please meet on the track ready to run! Students who want to be part of the team but cannot make practice this week neec to check in with Ms. Dibblee.
*** REMINDER TO ALL LEADERSHIP STUDENTS: we will be meeting every Tuesday and Wednesday at lunch in the theatre. If you are unable to attend class for some unavoidable reason, plese talk to Mr. Mickelson or Mr. Frith to find out what you missed.
*** ALL INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: DEADLINE for Camp Quanoes trip is Thursday, September 19. Bring your application to Ms. McKinney in Counselling if you want to to sign up, space is limited.
*** Are you interested in computers? Do you like technology? Come join the Parkland Tech Club. We meet Thursdays at lunch in the Library. Come see Mr. Mueller in the library if you'd like to join.
***BIG BIG NEWS: METAL RECYCLING BIN HAS RETURNED TO PARKLAND! Please spread the word about this fundraiser for Parkland's athletic programs. All metal donations welcome, and can be dropped off in the bin the second parking lot at Parkland.
***Teens looking for an interesting volunteer opportunity are invited to join the Sidney / North Saanich Library Teen Council. Work on special library and community projects, meet other teens, have fun, boost your resume, and earn volunteer hours. For more information, please contact Mr. Mueller or Jadzia in the Library.
STUDENTS ARE OFFERED 50% OFF FIRST HAIR CUT AT LOCAL SALON: book with Annabelle or Shiori, both amazing stylists. Shiori is a new stylist from Japan - and she welcomes any opportunity to speak Japanese! Not only 50% off first hair cut for new clients, but 25% off second, and 15% off the third. Many thanks to this local business for its support of our student population!
PLEASE REMIND ALL STUDENTS THAT THE DAILY NEWS is PRINTED, POSTED, next to front office on ANNOUNCEMENTS BULLETIN BOARD. Check here for meetings, deadlines, room numbers of special meetings and events.
***DANCE CLUB: all students interested in, or signed up for DANCE CLUB, who may have missed the first meeting, please contact
Ms. Frith, or Norah Spence, to join!
*** SAILING @ PARKLAND: Sailing is starting soon. If you are interested in sailing, but missed the first meeting, please see Ms. Bennett in the front office. All levels of sailing welcome!
ALL STUDENTS AND STAFF MEMBERS: if you need any BINDERS for your school year and course work start-up, please come to the front office. We have a large quantity of AS NEW BINDERS to help with your organization!
ALL BAND & CHOIR STUDENTS: Band and Choir classes have begun. Rehearsal time is 7 to 8:20 a.m. DAILY.
THE ONE-WEEK JOB PROJECT with SEAN AIKEN - 1 man, 1 year, 52 jobs - an exciting careers presentation, TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 24, 2019, BLOCK B! Be sure to attend!
ALL STUDENTS: ORDER PARKLAND SPIRIT WEAR! Forms at front office - pay to place your order - pick up end of the day!
ALL 2019 GRADS: transcripts WILL NO LONGER BE MAILED FROM THE MINISTRY OF EDUCATION. Graduated students must go on-line and log on to: Student Transcripts Service TO ORDER YOUR GRAD TRANSCRIPT. All 2019 Grads may pick up their GRADUATION CERTIFICATE and GRAD CLASS PHOTO from the Parkland school office, in person, please!
BAGEL BREAKFAST: re-opening soon - Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday a.m., before school, @ BLUE TABLES, 25 cents!
MEZZANINE USE: YEAR ROUND - ALL STUDENTS - for use of MEZZANINE - Please INQUIRE WITH P.E. teachers.
ALL GRADS: SCHOLARSHIPS, BURSARIES AND GRAD INFORMATION: email Mr. Choo for further details.
ATHLETICS, SPORTS TEAMS, TEAM MEETINGS AND GAME ANNOUNCEMENTS: TBA
***PARKLAND SWIM TEAM: Important meeting today at the start of lunch in Room 111! All interested students please attend!
*** Any girls - JUNIOR AND SENIOR - INTERESTED IN PLAYING GIRLS BASKETBALL THIS YEAR, please see Ms. Gribling in front office.
CAREER CENTRE: SPECIAL PROGRAMS, TRAVEL, WORK EXPERIENCE, JOB & VOLUNTEER POSTINGS - email Ms. McNamee!
TEAC 105 EXPLORES FOUR TECHNOLOGIES - mechanical engineering, electronics, civil engineering, computer science - @ CAMOSUN INTERURBAN, FRIDAY AFTERNOONs. Hands-on activities, project-based learning!
NEW JOBS: make an application on your own for a great part-time job!
JOIN THE CO-OP TEAM: McDonald Park Gas Centre is looked for new staff. Apply on line_ www.peninsulaco-op.com. Full-time job posting and part-time shifts may be available.
LOCAL DENTAL OFFICE HIRING JUNIOR OFFICE ASSISTANT: Monday to Friday, 2 to 3 hours after school - sterilizing dental instruments, clerical duties, basic clean-up. Must be trustworthy, dependable, with character references. Interested students, please email resume to: email@example.com, add JOB ASSISTANT to subject line.
GARDENING AND GENERAL MAINTENANCE JOBS: North Saanich, Birch Road; Sidney, Shore Acres; Sidney, Amherst Avenue; Sidney, 5th Street - plant watering, moving gravel, dash cam install, clear garage - variety of tasks. See Ms. McNamee for details.
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 health care, this is a wonderful opportunity!
TRAINING AND SPECIAL COURSES OFFERED:
FOOD SAFE LEVEL ONE: Friday October 25th, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. - $50 - useful certification for anyone working in the food service, food retails, or food processing industries. Learn how to handle food safely. Sign up early - this course usually fills up!
ALERT FIRST AID WITH CPR AND AED: Saturday November 22; from 8:30 to 4 p,m.; fun and interactive course give training in reacting and improvising time priority, lie threatening emergencies. Covers all aspects of first aid. Sign up early - this course fills fast!
TUTORIALS & COURSE WORK ASSISTANCE - ACADEMIC SUPPORT
1. LEARNING SUPPORT IN LEARNING CENTRE, ROOM 204: tba
2. AFTER SCHOOL FRENCH: not available at this time
3. AFTER SCHOOL MATH SUPPORT: not available at this time
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. TIMES EACH DAY: 7 TO 8:20 A.M.
PARKLAND CAFETERIA: please note: CAFETERIA is open. Watch for LIMITED MENU opening specials!
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.