PARKLAND DAILY NEWS: Thursday February 20, 2020
***GRAD 2020 FUNDRAISERS: JACKLINKS Beef Steak Links, Beef Steak Strips, Beef Jerky, from $36 to $42 per box. ALSO: CLARA CLARK 1500 OR 1800 THREADCOUNT SHEET SETS, 12 colours; mattress protector; four season comforter - all items, all sizes, from $45 to $60. See links on the website for order forms or see a grad to order. DEADLINE TO ORDER: MARCH 9.2020. Please make cheques payable to: Parkland Event: PDGS. Thank you for your support.
***CHOIR REHEARSALS start up again on Friday Feb 21 at 7 a.m. in the band room. New members are welcome to join. See Mr. Bridgman for details or come to the next rehearsal.
*** SIDNEY'S GOT SOUL - CONCERT FRIDAY FEBRUARY 21 @ 7 p.m.; Mary Winspear Theatre. All proceeds to Parkland Music! Please come out for this fabulous concert - we are thrilled to have such strong community support! Parkland's very own Alexis Van Den Vulk will open, continuing with the Bankes Brothers, and the very talented Shreyas Balaiah on piano. Tickets - Mary Winspear.
***HAND BAGS FOR HOPE: 10TH YEAR FUNDRAISER BY VICTORIA'S TEAM FOR HOPE - funding research projects at B.C. CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE. Please bring stylish, collectable, amazing hand bags, purses, evening clutches, scarves, shawls, jewellery - to front office for donation to this worthy cause. Fundraising event takes place later in February at the Bengal Lounge, Fairmont Empress Hotel, Tickets available online for auction and sale!
*** Grad Pinnies & Grad Hoodies: ANYONE WHO MISSED FIRST ORDER ROUND, YOU HAVE ONE MORE CHANCE! PICK UP ORDER FORM AT FRONT OFFICE, PAY AT ACCOUNTING OFFICE. Grad Pinnie & Hoodie orders now due, DEADLINE IS UP.
PARKLAND is most appreciative of all those who turn in found phones, wallets, 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.
ATHLETICS, SPORTS TEAMS, TEAM MEETINGS AND GAME ANNOUNCEMENTS
***GIRLS SOCCER TRY-OUTS will continue this week - Friday February 21 - on BLUE HERON field, from 2:15 to 3:30 p.m. If you want to play this year, please show your commitment! Questions? See Ms. Dibblee in the gym.
***ATTENTION ALL BADMINTON PLAYERS: If you are interested in joining the Parkland BADMINTON team, there will be an open gym for drop-in Badminton on Thursday February 20 at lunch.
CAREER CENTRE: SPECIAL PROGRAMS, TRAVEL, WORK EXPERIENCE, JOB & VOLUNTEER POSTINGS: see Ms. McNamee for details
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 ALEXANDER'S COFFEE IS HIRING! Lovely coffee and bake shop, take in resume!
SIDNEY SHOPPER'S DRUG MART IS HIRING! Great first part-time job! Take in resume, fill in application!
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.
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 on-site for this special event.
*** LOOKING FOR A CAREER PROGRAM IN TECHNOLOGY? Want to explore Engineering, Electronics, Computers, Math and Physics? Camosun is offering a Technology Program for 5 months starting September 2020. This is an excellent opportunity to explore TECHNOLOGY with other students from all over Greater Victoria. See Ms. McNamee ASAP if you are interested - applications due soon!
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: Baron of Beef with Fries - Lasagna & Garlic Bread - Hot Dogs
SPECIALS: SOUP, SALAD, SANDWICHES: Veggies & Dip - Veggie Fried Rice with Tofu
BAKED GOODS AND SWEET TREATS: Apple Spice Muffins - Assorted 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, BADMINTON, other groups, teams, and clubs to be announced.