PARKLAND DAILY NEWS:
Wednesday September 23, 2020 DAY 2
School Bus registration is open for the 2020/21 school year. Please register your student now. Parents can register at: www.sd63.bc.ca/programs-and-services/transportation
Bus passes are in, pickup yours in the front office.
Parents here is more information on the Daily Health Screening Process.
Any students interested in participating in a D & D club the first meeting will be Friday after school in Room 200.
All leadership students: Classes will begin this week! Grade 11 and 12 leadership students will meet on Thursdays at lunch in the theatre. Please bring your lunch with you as we will be starting right away. If for some reason you can't make the first class, please see Ms. Frith or Mr. Mickelson ASAP.
This is an important reminder for all grade 11 students. Every grade 11 student must complete the grade 11 portion of CLC which is called CLC 12A. There are two ways of doing CLC 12A--it can be done with Mr. Thomas after school on Wednesdays or through SIDES. Please see a counsellor ASAP if you need help registering for this class.
VFS offers programs in: Animation, Writing, Acting, Game Design, Programming, Motion, Interactive, & Graphic Design, Film Production, Make Up, Sound Design, and VR/AR development.
VFS Open House | Saturday, 26 September 2020
Event time: 10am – 2pm PDT (self-guided event - not required to stay online for the entire duration)
- Discover VFS’s new hybrid learning model (online & on-site)
- Watch exclusive videos about our campus facilities and the VFS student experience
- Sample the latest student projects
- Meet faculty, staff, and alumni
- Take part in online talks and demonstrations
More details and to register HERE
Or simply share this link with students: https://vfs.edu/events/vfs-open-house-2020
We also have a new ongoing offer for potential students to receive exclusive tips and insight from our Admissions Team, all for FREE! These monthly sessions are designed to help you apply your creativity for success in post-secondary studies.
VFS Workrooms | Various dates
- Show, Don’t Tell: Principles of Storytelling
- Find Your Voice: How to Build a Creative Portfolio
Learn more and apply HERE
ORDER PARKLAND SPIRIT WEAR! Forms at front office - place your order and pay - pick up at end of the day,at the front office!
ALL GRADS: SCHOLARSHIPS, BURSARIES AND GRAD INFORMATION: check Grad 2021 Google Classroom for details.
Mr. Choo will post scholarship information on "Admission & Scholarships 2020-2021" 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:
CAREER CENTRE: WORK EXPERIENCE, JOB & VOLUNTEER POSTINGS, special PROGRAMS, EDUCATIONAL TRAVEL:
make an application for a great part-time job! Please contact Ms. McNamee for My Blueprint or resume help!
ALERT FIRST AID WITH CPR "C" & AED - Saturday, October 24, 2020 -8:30-4:00 at the Shoal Centre.
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: 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.
TRADE EXPLORATION: TEX - 4 TRADES - carpentry, electrical, plumbing, welding; 16 credits, @ Claremont; Quarter 3 & 4.
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.
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:
Please contact your subject teacher directly, or come into school on your scheduled day for assistance.
BAND - MUSIC - CHOIR - MORNING REHEARSALS ALL YEAR: Starting this week
Monday: Jazz Band
Wednesday: Jazz Band
Cafeteria is open with a limited menu - check out their daily specials
Note: prepaid $25 cafeteria cards - cash purchase from Cafeteria. To use debit or credit card to purchase Cafeteria card, see or telephone Parkland accounts office, 250-655-2736.
CLUBS, Sports teams, SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS, WEEKLY MEETINGS:
SPORTS TEAMS and SPECIAL INTEREST CLUBS are available through the school year, usually at lunchtime, 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 - STAY WELL, AND KEEP OTHERS SAFE!
BE CALM, BE SAFE, BE KIND