PARKLAND DAILY NEWS: SCHOOL'S OUT FOR THE SUMMER! Be safe, be kind, be well!
for FRIDAY June 26, 2020 the very last DAILY WEEKLY ISSUE - Friday a.m. distribution only
BIG NEWS: YEARBOOKS ARE IN!!!
Students please make sure all your books, textbooks, library books are turned in; clean out your locker; pay any outstanding fees!
REPORT CARDS can be picked up: first two weeks of July (not July 1st!), daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
School Bus registration is open for the 2020/21 school year, Please register your student now. Registration is open until June 30. Parents can register at: www.sd63.bc.ca/programs-and-services/transportation
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!
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.
NEW SCHOLARSHIP AVAILABLE: SELF INVESTMENT SCHOLARSHIP - $2500 for 2 years for eligible students - be graduating from grade 12; be accepted or enrolled in college or university, job skills or apprenticeship program; demonstrate financial need; submit an application including a 2500 word essay about a time when you prioritized your mental health and wellbeing. Grade 12, 2020, and Grad? Application deadline: Tuesday August 4, 2020 - info at: email@example.com., or contact Mr. Choo for more information.
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 FULL RETURN to Parkland!
CAREER CENTRE: WORK EXPERIENCE, JOB & VOLUNTEER POSTINGS, special PROGRAMS, EDUCATIONAL TRAVEL: see below.
YEP SUMMER YARDWORK, LAWN MAINTENANCE JOBS: Jobs anywhere from 1 to 6 hours per week; wages start at $15 per hour. Please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org; contact Ms. McNamee to see if you can also qualify for work experience credits.
VECTOR MARKETING CANADA has opening for students through their team located in Victoria. Virtual training program, ; gain soft skills and work from home in meeting with customers via ZOOM, answer customer questions, help customers place orders. Guaranteed $20.25 per hour base pay, and safety and skills training provided. Contact: Branch Manager, Vector Marketing, at: www.vectormarketing.ca.
JOB FAIR AT SLEGG LUMBER: Although JOB FAIRS are done for June, students interested in working for SLEGG are encouraged to make an application, with resume, at any time, at either the Sidney, or the Keating, Saanichton locations. A great summer job, and some part-time work through the rest of the year!
Please note: Excellent publication from WORKBC - GOOD JOBS FOR TODAY AND TOMORROW - is a guide to careers, training and educational pathways in B.C. Labour Market outlook, Job Openings, Top 5 Skills and Competancies, High Opportunity Occupations. See Ms. McNamee on your return to school for FREE REFERENCE COPY of this great information resource.
NEW JOBS: make an application for a great part-time job! Please contact Ms. McNamee for My Blueprint or resume help!
LAWN MOWING JOB on Tseykum Road - if interested please contact Ms. McNamee or Ms. Beaucamp, ASAP.
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:
HIGH TECH U is offering a one week On-line Virtual Skills Academy for any student interested in engineering and computers. The Academy focuses on smart solutions for Health and Environment. FREE, runs the week of July 6 to 10. Applications due on June 17th. Contact Ms. McNamee if you are interested in making an application!
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: to be announced on full return to Parkland. In the meantime, please contact your subject teacher directly, or come into school on your scheduled day for assistance.
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!