PARKLAND DAILY NEWS: Friday November 22, 2019 - WELCOME BACK!
***ALL GRADE 11 AND 12 IB STUDENTS: There will be a short but important meeting for all grade 11 and 12 IB STUDENTS after school on Friday November 22 in the Learning Commons. Please mark your calendars and plan to attend.
***ANY STUDENT INTERESTED in a fun trail run - join the cross country team after school today - please meet at the track at 2:15 p.m. ALL ABILITIES WELCOME!
***FOUND: VERY SPECIAL PENDANT on chain, found in hallway, Wednesday November 20. Come to front office to identify and claim.
***ALL STUDENTS & STAFF: ANY FUN PHOTOS you'd like to see in the yearbook? Email any photos of teams, clubs, classes, friends and life at Parkland, etc., to Mrs. Antonik: email@example.com - ASAP!
*** ATTENTION SENIOR BOYS SOCCER PLAYERS: please return your uniform to Sutty ASAP!
*** ALL GRADS: there is an important and mandatory GRAD ASSEMBLY on Thursday November 28th at lunch in the theatre. Pizza will be served! All grads be sure to attend!
***ALL GRADS: The Grad Winter Semi-Formal will be held on Thursday December 5 at the Capital City Yacht Club from 6 to 10 p.m. Tickets are $40, and will be on sale next week (November 25 to 29). If you want to bring a guest, guest forms are available at the front office now, and need to be submitted by Friday November 29th.
*** SALTS REGISTRATION FOR SUMMER 2020 NOW OPEN: firstname.lastname@example.org
Find out about sail and life training aboard a beautiful tall ship out of Victoria. Two choices of ship for ten day trips on the Pacific Grace and the Pacific Swift begin June 27th, through August 28, 2020. THESE TRIPS FILL UP QUICKLY - check it out!
***GRAD PHOTO PROOFS ARE IN! Please pick up at front office.
*** PHOTO RETAKES ARE IN! Please pick up at front office.
*** STUDENT CARDS ARE IN! Please pick up at front office.
ALL STUDENTS: ORDER PARKLAND SPIRIT WEAR! Forms at front office - pay to place your order - pick up end of the day! p.s. mention these great spirit wear hoodies, t's, pants, sox to Santa!
PARENTS AS EDUCATION AND CAREER COACHES: Thursday January 30th, 6:30 p.m.; @ Stelly's Secondary School. Parents of high school students - would you like to be able to help your student with career choices? Interactive workshop designed to give you the skills and confidence you need. No pre-registration required, but this evening very popular with our community, so be sure to come on time!
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
UVIC ADVISORS @ PARKLAND: MONDAY DECEMBER 9 - from 9 a.m. to noon - individual appointments - application, registration, scholarship, housing information if you are interested in attending UVIC. SIGN UP SHEET ON MR. CHOO'S DOOR!
*** 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:
TUES NOV 26 - TEAM FAX versus VSCO GORLS
JUNIOR BOYS AND GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAMS: check with your coaches for practice times.
CAREER CENTRE: SPECIAL PROGRAMS, TRAVEL, WORK EXPERIENCE, JOB & VOLUNTEER POSTINGS - see Ms. McNamee for info
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.
YEP RETAIL TRAINING: courses available in Brentwood Bay and Sidney starting in January. 4 Sundays, January 5 to 26, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cash register, cash count, customer service, displays, inventory, pricing, opening and closing procedures. Great prep for new job!
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:
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: Breaky Platter & Tater Tots - Beef Soft Tacos - Hot Dogs
SPECIALS: SOUP, SALAD, SANDWICHES: Veggies & Dip - Fresh Fruit Salad
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.
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.