PARKLAND DAILY NEWS: FRIDAY JANUARY 17, 2020 - WINTER IS REALLY HERE! Dress warm, travel slow and safe!
*** TICKETS ON SALE FOR: "CRAZY FOR YOU" - A GERSHWIN MUSICAL - @ PARKLAND THEATRE, from Wednesday February 5 to Saturday February 8. Show starts at 7 p.m. nightly; additional matinee performance on Saturday February 8 at 2 p.m. Tickets available at school box office: $15 evening shows; $12 matinee. Call: 250 - 655 - 2736 for box office.
***SEMESTER TWO TIMETABLES HAVE NOW BEEN DISTRIBUTED, pick yours up at the office if you were absent.
*** PARKLAND IB INFORMATION NIGHT: due to winter weather - RESCHEDULED TO THURSDAY FEBRUARY 13, as part of Parkland's Open House.
Grad Pinnies are in - PLEASE COME TO FRONT OFFICE to pick up! ANYONE WHO MISSED FIRST ORDER ROUND, YOU HAVE ONE MORE CHANCE! PICK UP ORDER FORM AT FRONT OFFICE, PAY AT ACCOUNTING OFFICE, ASAP!
***INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: REGISTRATION NOW OPEN for Mount Washington Alpine Resort trip! Please see Ms. McKinney in counselling for applications. Deadline: Wednesday February 12th - SPACE IS LIMITED SO SIGN UP SOON!
***BAMFIELD FIELD TRIP: passionate about Marine Biology? Come to the beautiful west coast Bamfield marine research station for 4 days! Field trip of a lifetime - work with marine biologists. February 28 to March 2. See Ms. Stinson for details.
PARKLAND is most appreciative of all those who turn in found phones, bus passes, books, binders, clothing, lunch bags, water bottles - EVERY DAY! Come to front office if you have mislaid or lost something - it might already be found!
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: firstname.lastname@example.org - ASAP!
STUDENTS INTERESTED IN SAILING, LIFE AT SEA: SALTS REGISTRATION FOR SUMMER 2020 NOW OPEN: email@example.com
Sail & life training aboard beautiful tall ship out of Victoria. Two choices of ship for ten day long trips on Pacific Grace or the Pacific Swift begin June 27th, through August 28, 2020. THESE TRIPS FILL QUICKLY - CHANGE YOUR LIFE!
ALL STUDENTS: ORDER PARKLAND SPIRIT WEAR! Forms at front office - pay to place your order - pick up end of the day!
PARENTS AS EDUCATION & CAREER COACHES: Thursday January 30th, 6:30 p.m.; @ Stelly's Secondary School. Parents of high school students - would you like to help your student with career choices? Interactive workshop designed to give you skills and confidence. No pre-registration required, but this evening is very popular - be sure to come on time!
UVIC & CAMOSUN INDIGENOUS EDUCATION FAIR - TUESDAY FEBRUARY 11, 2020 in the UVIC FIRST PEOPLES HOUSE - opening prayer; Camosun & UVIC presentations; student panel; indian tacos; bone games, workshops. See Ms. Crawford for further information and registration.
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 2019 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.
*** $100,000 Schulich Leader Scholarship - entrance scholarship, worth up to $100,000, for student studying Science, Technology, Engineering or Math. Deadline to be considered as Parkland's nominee: Friday January 17, 2020. See Mr. Choo.
***Deadline: Freemason Essay contest - Tuesday, January 21 @ 3:30 p.m. Please submit printed and electronic copies to Mr. Choo by deadline. Topic: "Civility as Seen Through the Eyes of a Vancouver Island Senior Secondary Student". Grade 11 and 12 students eligible. Parkland has two prizes of $625 for recipients to use at their discretion. Contact Mr. Choo for details.
*** $40,000 Cmolik Foundation Scholarship: Cmolik Foundation will provide up to $40,000 to a youth who has experience financial need and faced adversity in their life. Deadline for applying to be selected as Parkland's single nominee is Friday, January 31st. Please contact Mr. Choo for details. The application will take some time to complete, so don't procrastinate!
*** Would you like to spend a subsidized week in Ottawa learning about an interest area of your choice? See Mr. Choo!
FEBRUARY 1, 2020 @ UVIC: campus tours, mock lectures, faculty info; grade 10 to 12 students and families welcome! Register online: www.uvic.ca/future-students/undergraduates/events/explore/index.php or UVIC website, link in.
ATHLETICS, SPORTS TEAMS, TEAM MEETINGS AND GAME ANNOUNCEMENTS:
*** NEW DROP-IN BASKETBALL PROGRAM at North Saanich Middle School for youth 16 years and up. Panorama active passes can be used , or fee for drop-in is $3.50. Each WEDNESDAY, from 5:45 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. Equipment provided.
CAREER CENTRE: SPECIAL PROGRAMS, TRAVEL, WORK EXPERIENCE, JOB & VOLUNTEER POSTINGS:
***FAIRMONT EMPRESS JOB FAIR: THURSDAY JANUARY 23, 2020, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. - full-time, part-time, and seasonal summer positions starting April 2020 at various departments within the hotel now available. Bring paper copy of your resume, and dress professionally. Get an on the spot interview! See Ms. McNamee for details.
*** STUDENT VOLUNTEERS for Saanich Peninsula Hospital - meal time hosts - positions for ten youth in the Extended Care Unit, weekends. Great opportunity for youth interested in pursuing a career in health care, who are passionate about supporting local elder populations. See Ms. McNamee or Ms. Beaucamp for further info. Applications close: Jan 20, 2020.
YETI - YOUTH EMPLOYMENT TOUR OF INDUSTRY: Tour Epicure, Applied Bionomics, Redlen, AML Oceangraphic, Canoe Cove, Quester Tangent, VIH Helicopters Schneider Electric - from February through March 12 - see Ms. McNamee for further information. Posters outside Career Centre, Grad Board.
*** WOMEN TRADES & TECHNOLOGY DAY AT CAMOSUN: WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 26, 2020! Buses available for special event. Scheduled from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.; eight trade & tech opportunities provided, hands-on. See Ms. McNamee.
NEW JOBS: make an application for a great part-time job! See Ms.McNamee for My Blueprint or resume assistance!
INFORMATION SESSIONS: TRAINING AND SPECIAL COURSES OFFERED:
TEAC 105 explores FOUR TECHNOLOGIES THROUGH HANDS-ON ACTIVITIES, PROJECT-BASED LEARNING - 3 hours per week; 13 weeks @ CAMOSUN, Fridays from 3 to 6 p.m., Limited seats. See Ms. McNamee if you are interested in: CIVIL ENGINEERING; MECHANICAL ENGINEERING; ELECTRONICS; COMPUTER SCIENCE!
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!
UVIC AND CAMOSUN: INDIGENOUS EDUCATION FAIR - TUESDAY FEBRUARY 11, 2020; from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. - presentations; student panels; bone games; includes lunch and registration workshop; door prizes. See Ms. McNamee or Mr. Poon if you would like to attend!
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..
PARKLAND CAFETERIA: check daily SNOWY WEATHER COMFORT FOOD MENU!
MAIN DISHES: Breaky Platters & Tater Tots - Beef Soft Tacos - Belgium Waffles with Whip Cream and Berries
SPECIALS: SOUP, SALAD, SANDWICHES: Beef Barley Soup - Hot Dogs - 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
7. NEW! KNITTING CLUB - Friday @ lunch, Room 200 - see Ms. Zeindler.
to come: DANCE CLUB (see Ms. Frith); BASKETBALL, SOCCER, other groups, teams, and clubs to be announced.