PARKLAND DAILY NEWS: Tuesday November 19, 2019 - WELCOME BACK!
***Mr. Choo will be convening a repeat of the Post Secondary Admissions information meeting. Last week's Post Secondary information night was cancelled so this will be an excellent opportunity for students to ask questions about university and college applications and programs. Please meet in Room 404 (the textiles room) at lunchtime on TUESDAY NOVEMBER 19TH.
***JUNIOR BOYS BASKETBALL: next try-out is scheduled Wednesday November 20 from 2:15 to 3:45 p.m. See you there!
***4 Parkland Swim Team members competed at the BCSS Provincial Championships this past weekend in Vancouver, which included 1200 athletes form 129 schools! Congratulations to Taise Bryce, 13th overall in the 50m breaststroke, and our relay team of Erik Rankin, Taise Bryce, Nele Scheifer, and Emilia Coccia who placed 16th overall in the 200 m Freestyle Relay. Great Job!
HONOUR ROLL: Certificates now available at front office for all students on Honour Roll. Check your name on posted list in front foyer. If you think you should be on the Honour Roll, but don't see your name on the list, please see Ms. Chicanot.
ALL STUDENTS: ORDER PARKLAND SPIRIT WEAR! Forms at front office - pay to place your order - pick up end of the day!
TRANSCRIPTS ARE NO LONGER MAILED FROM MINISTRY OF EDUCATION. Graduated students must go on-line to: Student Transcripts Service TO ORDER GRAD TRANSCRIPT. 2019 Grads pick up GRAD CERTIFICATE and GRAD CLASS PHOTO from Parkland office.
BAGEL BREAKFAST: 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.
UPCOMING UNIVERSITY EVENTS IN OUR AREA: TBA
*** Would you like to spend a subsidized week in Ottawa learning about an interest area of your choice? See Mr. Choo for details.
ATHLETICS, SPORTS TEAMS, TEAM MEETINGS AND GAME ANNOUNCEMENTS:
INTRAMURAL VOLLEYBALL SCHEDULE: TBA
JUNIOR BOYS AND GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAMS: check with your coaches for practice times.
*** Sr. Girls Basketball Team, there is a meeting today - TUESDAY NOVEMBER 19 - at lunch in the Office.
VOLLEYBALL TEAMS: check with your coaches as to practice and game times.
LIONS CLUB BREAKFAST with SANTA - SATURDAY NOVEMBER 30 - time TBA - @ MARY WINSPEAR CENTRE - serve breakfast to young families who come to meet Santa! See Ms. McNamee to volunteer.
SIDNEY SPARKLES PARADE - SUNDAY DECEMBER 1 - time TBA - many volunteers needed to decorate Beacon Community Services truck for parade, and walk the parade. Meet at Shoal Centre, then walk the parade. See Ms. McNamee to sign up.
BRIDGE PLAYERS CHRISTMAS DINNER - WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 4 - 5 to 9 p.m. - annual dinner needs servers, serving and cleaning.
NEW JOBS: make an application on your own for a great part-time job!
PENINSULA CO-OP GAS BAR in Deep Cove - new job openings. See Ms. McNamee.
INFORMATION SESSIONS: TRAINING AND SPECIAL COURSES OFFERED:
CAMOSUN CENTRE FOR SPORT & EXERCISE EDUCATION - information session Thursday evening, November 21, from 6 to 7 p.m., PISE building, ROOM 329A on the Interurban Campus.
PARENT INFO NIGHT @ UVIC: admission requirements, scholarships, upcoming application deadlines - advice on helping your student transition to life in university. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 28, FROM 7 TO 8:30 P.M., UVIC - Bob Wright Centre, University of Victoria.
HIGH TECH U - for students interested in COMPUTER SCIENCE & ENGINEERING. Develop a network with like-minded peers, explore technology and how it can be used positively to impact our world. This year, SD 63 students can apply for Skills Academy and AUDIT the Dual Credit Course at UVIC! See Ms. MsNamee for details. DEADLINE: APPLICATIONS DUE DECEMBER 1, 2019.
INTERESTED IN BECOMING A FIRST RESPONDER? JDF FIRE / RESCUE CADET CAMP - spring break, March 16 to 21, 2020 - Metchosin. Basic elements of firefighting, search and rescue, medical response, technical rescue. Emphasis on team work, physical fitness, community service. Applications must be submitted by: December 18, 2019. See Ms. McNamee ASAP!
STAC: SKILLS TRAINING APPRENTICESHIP CARPENTRY and TEX: TRADE SAMPLER PROGRAM - two new programs to explore trades; through SD63 District - starting February 2020. See Ms. McNamee for details on making an application!
TUTORIALS & COURSE WORK ASSISTANCE - ACADEMIC SUPPORT
1. AFTER SCHOOL TUTORIAL - for making up tests & assignments: M / T / T from 3:30 to 4 p.m. (Room 204);
W / F from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. (Room 204)
2. AFTER SCHOOL MATH HELP CENTRE - for extra Math help (any level): Wednesday from 2 TO 3:30 p.m. (Room 201)
BAND - MUSIC REHEARSALS ALL YEAR:
JAZZ BAND - M & W a.m.; CONCERT BAND - T & T a.m.; CHOIR - F a.m. Start times EACH DAY: classes run from 7 TO 8:20 a.m..
MAIN DISHES: Chicken Strips & Fries - Mac & Cheese - Hot Dogs
SPECIALS: SOUP, SALAD, SANDWICHES: Veggies & Dip - Chicken Caesar Wraps
BAKED GOODS AND SWEET TREATS: Banana Chocolate Chip - Rice Krispies - Assorted Cookies - Pepperoni Cheese Sticks
Note: prepaid $25 cafeteria cards - purchase from Cafeteria. To use debit or credit card to purchase Cafeteria card, see front office.
CLUBS, Sports teams, INTEREST GROUPS, WEEKLY MEETINGS:
MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY
1. FRANCE TRIP / EUROPE 2020 - Monday @ lunch in Room 112 - see Ms. Hassett, regular check-in each week
2. LEADERSHIP - Tuesday and Wednesday @ lunch in the Theatre - see Ms. Frith or Mr. Mickelson
3. DUNGEONS & DRAGONS - Wednesday @ after school 2 p.m. in Room 200 - see Ms. Zeindler
4. CROSS COUNTRY - Wednesday and Friday @ after school 2:15 p.m. to 3 p.m. on the Track - see Ms. Dibblee
5. TECH CLUB - Thursday @ lunch in the Library / Learning Commons - see Mr. Mueller
6. ASL / SIGN LANGUAGE - Friday @ lunch in Room 206 - see Ms. Bancroft
to come: DANCE CLUB (see Ms. Frith); BASKETBALL, SOCCER, other groups, teams, and clubs to be announced.