PARKLAND DAILY NEWS: MONDAY MARCH 2, 2020
*** ELL VOLUNTEERS ARE REMINDED: today is ELL day at North Saanich Middle School, right after school. See you there!
***ALL SKILLS CANADA PARTICIPANTS: please see Ms. McNamee TODAY Monday March 2 AT LUNCH in the Career Centre.
NORTH SAANICH GRADE 6 BAND, PARKLAND CONCERT BAND and SIDNEY CONCERT BAND are presenting a band concert on Monday, March 2 at the Parkland Theatre at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome, admission by donation.
due this week:
*** PANTHER CUP PERMISSION FORMS - PANTHER CUP TAKES PLACE FRIDAY MARCH 6 - students must have signed form to leave class for Block D; turn in form boarding bus; arrange your own transport home from Panorama.
***ALL GRADE 12'S - GRAD CLC PACKAGE IS DUE - FRIDAY MARCH 6, 2020. Be sure to fully answer the questions; one paragraph minimum, explain your plans and experiences.
*** ALL STUDENTS: COURSE SELECTION FORMS DUE - FRIDAY MARCH 6, 2020.
***FOR ALL GRADE 11'S - those graduating in 2021 - our GRAD ACCOUNT is up on instagram. Please request to follow: @ Parkland_2021_grad, through your personal account!
***INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: Registration is open for ROCKY MOUNTAIN TRIP. Please see Ms. McKinney in counselling for more information, ASAP. There is NOW A WAIT LIST FOR THIS TRIP, so act fast!
***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.
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. See front foyer notice board. THESE TRIPS FILL QUICKLY - CHANGE YOUR LIFE!
Get your kids KIDOVATING this spring break! Kidovate is a fun, free youth entrepreneurship initiative of UVIC's Gustavson School of Business. Kidovate aims to develop entrepreneurial spirit and acumen by encouraging local youth to make and then sell their goods or services on Kidovate Market Day. This year's market will be held Saturday April 4 at the Bay Centre. There is no cost to participate, and there are lots of resources available to help participants be successful. Check out website: kidovate.ca
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.
*** APPLICATION FORMS FOR THE $1250 DISTRICT AUTHORITY SCHOLARSHIPS ARE now available from Mr. Choo.
Meet or email him for copy. These scholarships are for achievements in non-academic areas. Deadline: FRIDAY APRIL 24, 2020.
ATHLETICS, SPORTS TEAMS, TEAM MEETINGS AND GAME ANNOUNCEMENTS
***SPRING SAILING IS STARTING SOON! Experienced and inexperienced sailors welcome. If you are interested in being a part of the Parkland Sailing Academy, please see Mrs. Bennett in the office for application forms. For more information, please contact Christine Bennett @ email@example.com.
ANY STUDENTS INTERESTED IN UMPIRING EITHER BASEBALL OR SOFTBALL - training provided (including at Parkland Secondary), pre-registration required, and job pays well. Contact: Umpire in Chief, Peninsula Softball and Baseball 250-884-9389, or see www.softball.bc.ca for softball, or www.bcbua.ca for baseball.
CAREER CENTRE: SPECIAL PROGRAMS, TRAVEL, WORK EXPERIENCE, JOB & VOLUNTEER POSTINGS: see Ms. McNamee for details
STUDY AND GO ABROAD FAIR - Vancouver Convention Centre - Tuesday March 3, from 1 to 6 p.m. - meet universities from around the world, find out about admission requirements, scholarships, program choices. Presentations include: search for scholarships, study nursing and other professional health degrees, studying in France for engineering in applied chemistry, medicine on Curacao.
***FAIRMONT EMPRESS HOTEL EVENING CAREER FAIR: Wednesday March 4, from 4 to 7 p.m. - Crystal Ballroom, Fairmont Empress Hotel. Hiring part-time and full-time employees in: housekeeping, stewarding, guest services, food and beverage, banquets, culinary service. On the spot interviews! Bring a paper copy of resume, dress business casual. On-line applications also considered: www.fairmontcareers.com
YETI - YOUTH EMPLOYMENT TOUR OF INDUSTRY: Epicure, Bionomics, Redlen, AML Oceangraphic, Canoe Cove, Quester Tangent, VIH Helicopters Schneider Electric - mid-February through March 12.
*** 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. 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!
***LOCAL FAMILY SEEKING STUDENT FOR yard work, lawn mowing, weeding, etc., on a regular basis. The last student who worked for them was employed for three years! Great cash wage. See Ms. McNamee asap!
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:
*** 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: Chicken Strips & Fries - Baked Mac & Cheese - Hot Dogs
SPECIALS: SOUP, SALAD, SANDWICHES: Chicken Noodle Soup - Veggies & Dip - Chicken Caesar Wraps
BAKED GOODS AND SWEET TREATS: Banana Chocolate Chip 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, BADMINTON, other groups, teams, and clubs to be announced.