PARKLAND DAILY NEWS: Tuesday February 11, 2020
***THERE IS A MANDATORY YEARBOOK MEETING today - TUESDAY FEBRUARY 11 - at lunch in Lab 103B!
*** THANKS FOR THE 2020 SHOW: "CRAZY FOR YOU" - A GERSHWIN MUSICAL - congratulations for another great production, to all staff and students involved!
***HEY GRADE 12'S! This is a reminder that your YEARBOOK WRITE-UP is due this Friday February 14! Access through the link on the Grad page or use a QR code posted all over school. See Mrs. Antonik if you have any questions.
***HAND BAGS FOR HOPE: 10TH YEAR FUNDRAISER BY VICTORIA'S TEAM FOR HOPE - funding research projects at B.C. CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE and B.C. GENOME CENTRE. Please bring stylish, collectable, amazing hand bags, purses, evening bags, scarves, shawls, jewellery - to front office for this worthy cause. Fundraising event takes place later in February at the Bengal Lounge, Fairmont Empress Hotel, Tickets available online for auction and sale!
***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!
***PARKLAND SECONDARY - ANNUAL OPEN HOUSE TAKES PLACE: THURSDAY FEBRUARY 13 - "DREAM BIG, WORK HARD" - FROM 5:30 P.M. TO 7:30 P.M. Special events, performances, displays, including: The Importance of Being Artsy from 5:30 to 7:30; IB Info Session 7 p.m.; Grade 8 Parent Info Session 7:30 p.m.
*** Grad Pinnies & Grad Hoodies ANYONE WHO MISSED FIRST ORDER ROUND on Pinnies, YOU HAVE ONE MORE CHANCE! PICK UP ORDER FORM AT FRONT OFFICE, PAY AT ACCOUNTING OFFICE. Grad Hoodie order forms now due.
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!
STUDENTS INTERESTED IN SAILING, LIFE AT SEA: SALTS REGISTRATION FOR SUMMER 2020 NOW OPEN: firstname.lastname@example.org
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!
TRANSCRIPTS ARE NO LONGER MAILED FROM MINISTRY OF EDUCATION. Graduated students must go on-line to: Student Transcripts Service TO ORDER GRAD TRANSCRIPT.
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.
*** Would you like to spend a subsidized week in Ottawa learning about an interest area of your choice? See Mr. Choo!
ATHLETICS, SPORTS TEAMS, TEAM MEETINGS AND GAME ANNOUNCEMENTS
*** FIRST GIRLS SOCCER TRY-OUT TAKES PLACE: Wednesday February 12 from 2:15 to 3:30 p.m. in the gym. All girls, grades 9 to 12 are welcome to attend. If you're interested in playing, but can't make the first try-out day, you MUST see Ms. Dibblee to sign up before then.
***SENIOR BOYS BASKETBALL team had an amazing game last night and beat UIC HIGH 87 to 67! Way to go! They play again tonight against Esquimalt at Esquimalt. Good Luck PANTHERS!
INTRAMURAL BASKETBALL SCHEDULE:
TUESDAY FEBRUARY 11: TEACHERS versus SENIOR BOYS; COOKIES & CREAM versus FAX
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 13: FINALS!
***ATTENTION ALL BADMINTON PLAYERS: If you are interested in playing BADMINTON, there will be an open gym for drop-in Badminton on Friday February 21 after school, from 2:15 to 3:30 p.m.
CAREER CENTRE: SPECIAL PROGRAMS, TRAVEL, WORK EXPERIENCE, JOB & VOLUNTEER POSTINGS: see Ms. McNamee for details
STUDENT VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR LEGO FAMILY DAY WEEKEND: Sunday and Monday, February 16, and 17. Both Sidney Museum and Sidney Scout Hall locations. Big LEGO build, and creation of LEGO mosaic! Students can also volunteer with a friend! See Ms. McNamee for details.
LATTITUDE APPLICATION DEADLINE: Saturday February 29, 2020 - info session Wednesday February 12, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., at Camosun Lansdowne, Room F262, Fisher Bldg - gap year, international travel program. Also, on-line info at: www.lattitudecanada.org.
YETI - YOUTH EMPLOYMENT TOUR OF INDUSTRY: Epicure, Bionomics, Redlen, AML Oceangraphic, Canoe Cove, Quester Tangent, VIH Helicopters Schneider Electric - mid-February through March 12.
*** 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.
*** MINI MED SCHOOL - GRADE 10 TO 12 STUDENTS WITH A PASSION FOR SCIENCE AND HEALTH RESEARCH. Engage with world-class researchers; explore diverse careers in science and medicine; network with like-minded students from across Vancouver Island. Miss a day of your regular school classes, and arrange your own transportation. VICTORIA event: THURSDAY APRIL 2, 2020 FROM 8:30 A.M. TO 3:30 P.M., @ ROYAL B.C. MUSEUM, VICTORIA. B.C. CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL health science youth outreach program connects high school students and teachers with big ideas, big discoveries, big names in health research. First-come, first serve. For schedule, free admission, registration: www.minimedschoolbc.ca.
NEW JOBS: make an application for a great part-time job! See Ms.McNamee for My Blueprint or resume assistance!
SIDNEY BAKERY IS HIRING! See Ms. McNamee for details. Excellent entry level job!
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES WITH PANORAMA RECREATION: Day Camp leaders, Day Camp Assistant positions. Work Pro-D days, and Spring Break. See Ms. McNamee or Ms. Beaucamp for further information, and application details.
PENINSULA CO-OP IS HIRING! See Ms. McNamee for details on making an application.
*** BUTCHART GARDENS SEASONAL HIRING PROCESS: food services, visitor services, custodial services, seed & gift stores, gardening. Work 25 to 40 per week seasonally, shifts vary including evenings and weekends. Need outgoing, dynamic, service-focused disposition, ability to work extensively with culturally diverse visitors, and work well under pressure. JOB FAIR: WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 12, from 6 to 8 p.m.; BRING RESUME.
INFORMATION SESSIONS: TRAINING AND SPECIAL COURSES OFFERED:
INFO NIGHT 2020 @ CAMOSUN takes place: THURSDAY FEBRUARY 27 @ INTERURBAN CAMPUS from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Explore over 160 programs, attend info sessions, talk to faculty and staff. Attend Camosun's Info NIght, and your application fee is FREE! Program demos: civil, mechanical and electrical engineering; trade shops; clinical and teaching labs for Health services; school of business networking. Free parking available for this special event.
UVIC AND CAMOSUN: INDIGENOUS EDUCATION FAIR - TUESDAY FEBRUARY 11, 2020; from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. - presentations; student panels; bone games; lunch and workshops; door prizes. See Ms. 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: now open!
MAIN DISHES: Thai Chicken Wraps - Lasagna & Garlic Bread - Hot Dogs
SPECIALS: SOUP, SALAD, SANDWICHES: Veggies & Dip - Fried Rice with Tofu and Vegetables
BAKED GOODS AND SWEET TREATS: Apple Spice Muffins - Squares - Cookies
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.