PARKLAND DAILY NEWS: Welcome to the 2nd ISSUE - SCHOOL CLOSURE VERSION
for FRIDAY MAY 22, 2020 - Friday a.m. distribution only until SCHOOLS RE-OPEN, OR END OF JUNE 2020.
DAILY NEWS WILL BE COMING THIS WAY EACH FRIDAY UNTIL CLASSES FULLY RETURN TO THE SCHOOL BUILDING, OR UNTIL THE END OF JUNE 2020 providing STUDENT, STAFF, AND COMMUNITY INFORMATION.
ALL STUDENTS: for information on Parkland Secondary partial re-opening for students, school access, safety measures, please see: (1) PARKLAND SECONDARY WEBSITE - follow the button links for current information; (2) SCHOOL DISTRICT 63 SAANICH WEBSITE - see information from District Superintendent; (3) PRINCIPAL LIZANNE CHICANOT - see email correspondence to students, parents, guardians.
School Bus registration is open for the 2020/21 school year, Please register your student now.
FOR ALL GRADE 11'S - those graduating in 2021 - Your GRAD ACCOUNT is up on instagram. Please request to follow: @ Parkland_2021_grad, through your personal account!
Once we are all back - ON FULL RETURN TO SCHOOL! ORDER PARKLAND SPIRIT WEAR! Forms at front office - pay to place your order - pick up end of the day, OR BY APPOINTMENT with front office!
TRANSCRIPTS ARE NO LONGER MAILED FROM B.C. MINISTRY OF EDUCATION. Graduated students must go on-line to: Student Transcripts Service TO ORDER GRAD TRANSCRIPT.
ALL GRADS: SCHOLARSHIPS, BURSARIES AND GRAD INFORMATION: check Grad 2020 Google Classroom for details.
Mr. Choo will post scholarship information on "MR. CHOO TO YOU" Google Classroom. Check periodically. Read the criteria and instructions carefully and observe deadlines stringently. Information about each scholarship will be provided and the relevant application form will be attached.
ATHLETICS, SPORTS TEAMS, TEAM MEETINGS AND GAME ANNOUNCEMENTS: TBA on our FULL RETURN to Parkland!
CAREER CENTRE: WORK EXPERIENCE, JOB & VOLUNTEER POSTINGS, special PROGRAMS, EDUCATIONAL TRAVEL: see below.
NEW JOBS: make an application for a great part-time job! Please contact Ms. McNamee for My Blueprint or resume assistance!
EPICURE IS HIRING: temporary full-time work available, hiring up to 15 students for seasonal work - 7 days per week, 2 shifts per week available. $15.25 to $16.25 per hour. See CAREERS link to JOB OPPORTUNITIES on Parkland website.
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: TBA on our FULL RETURN to Parkland! In the interim, check VOLUNTEERING on Parkland website, via CAREERS LINK.
TRAINING, APPRENTICESHIPS, AND SPECIAL COURSES OFFERED:
SD 63 SAANICH offers CAREER PROGRAMS as follows: please contact Ms. McNAMEE- ASAP - if you are interested in these amazing educational opportunities! Grades 10 & 11 students, contact Ms. McNamee to explore adds to your schedule, and possible school credits.
WORK EXPERIENCE 12A & 12B - 100 to 120 hours of on-site job training; 4 credits each course; @ ALL locations; Semester 1 and 2.
SKILLS TRAINING APPRENTICESHIPS - STAC - immersion in level one carpentry curriculum; 16 to 20 credits; @ ILC Saanichton; Sem 2.
VANCOUVER ISLAND UNIVERSITY HAIRSTYLIST PROGRAM - 10 months professional instructional program; 40 credits; theoretical and practical training as HAIRSTYLIST; @ ILC Saanichton; February to December.
TRADE AWARENESS SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE - TASK - sample 9 trades; 7 certifications; 16 to 20 credits; @ ILC Saanichton; Semester 1.
TRADE EXPLORATION: TEX - 4 TRADES - carpentry, electrical, plumbing, welding; 16 credits, @ Claremont; Semester 2.
MARINE SERVICE TECHNICIAN: repair, service, maintenance of pleasure use vessels; 4 credits; @ Quadrant Marine Institute; Semesters 1 and 2; 1 evening class per week.
also: SIP PROGRAMS / COURSES: Be a college student while still in high school! Business, Health, Human Services, Arts and Science; Technology. Programs and Courses offered at Camosun, tuition fees sponsored by SD63.
ITA / YOUTH TRAIN IN TRADES: head start your technical trades training; attend trades training at local high school; partner with post-secondary institutions, or ITA certified training facility; earn credits toward your high school diploma.
ITA/ YOUTH WORK IN TRADES: get on the job training as an apprentice while still in high school; earn high school diploma credits, log training hours, qualify for $1,000 award on completion.
EDUCATIONAL TRAVEL OPPORTUNITIES:
STUDY AND GO ABROAD - VIRTUAL EDUCATION FAIRS upcoming: see email@example.com; link to study in Europe; degrees down under; studies and scholarships USA; highlights at Canadian Universities, Hong Kong, learn a language on line, and more. Scholarships Canada booth - link for information on scholarships. many choices. Check out the WEBINARS - wide range of topics.
TUTORIALS & COURSE WORK ASSISTANCE - ACADEMIC SUPPORT:
Until our FULL RETURN TO CLASSES @ PARKLAND, students can access tutorial and course work assistance - TUESDAY AND THURSDAY, from 1 to 2 p.m. with Mr. Mueller; link to LIBRARY PAGE via Parkland Secondary website.
BAND - MUSIC - CHOIR - MORNING REHEARSALS ALL YEAR: TBA ON OUR FULL RETURN TO PARKLAND.
PARKLAND CAFETERIA: TBA ON RE-OPENING ON OUR FULL RETURN TO SCHOOL!
Note: prepaid $25 cafeteria cards - cash purchase from Cafeteria, when re-opened. To use debit or credit card to purchase Cafeteria card, see or telephone Parkland accounts office.
CLUBS, Sports teams, SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS, WEEKLY MEETINGS: TBA on our FULL RETURN to school.
SPORTS TEAMS and SPECIAL INTEREST CLUBS are available through the school year, usually at lunchtime meetings, sometimes after school hours, through the school year. Opportunity to make new friends, try a new skill, play and learn - including:
LEADERSHIP; DUNGEONS & DRAGONS; CROSS COUNTRY; TECH CLUB; ASL / SIGN LANGUAGE; KNITTING CLUB; YEARBOOK CLUB; DANCE; BASKETBALL, SOCCER, BADMINTON, SWIMMING, RUGBY, TRACK TEAM, ENVIRONMENTAL, GRAD, COMMITTEE, and more.
PRACTICE PHYSICAL DISTANCING - WASH YOUR HANDS; WEAR A MASK; WEAR GLOVES - STAY WELL, AND KEEP OTHERS SAFE!