PARKLAND DAILY NEWS:
Monday October 26, 2020 DAY 2
Join Mr Nielsen and your fellow students tomorrow after school to watch the last presidential debate in an academic setting. Students will be able to explore the ideas in the debate using critical thinking. We will also be looking at the quality of the debate using logical fallacies. Come join Mr Nielsen in room 113 after school tomorrow.
Just a reminder that student drop off/pick up is in the parking lot by the tennis courts. Or you can use the bus loop.
Thursday, October 29 is Photo retake day 11:00-2:00 in the theatre foyer.
Although we will not be hosting our traditional, annual Terry Fox Run this year at Parkland, students are still encouraged to get out and complete the run on their own and/or donate to our school’s fundraising page. Stay tuned for some other exciting ways to run as part of the Parkland School community this fall. Our school’s fundraising page: http://www.terryfox.ca/ParklandSecondary
ORDER PARKLAND SPIRIT WEAR! Forms at front office - place your order and pay - pick up at end of the day,at the front office!
Studio 63 is open for business. Call now to book your hair cuts, styling and colours.
ALL GRADS: SCHOLARSHIPS, BURSARIES AND GRAD INFORMATION: check Admission & Scholarships 2020-2021 Google Classroom for details.
Grad photo week is this week, by appt only. The LifeTouch trailer is parked outside the main entrance all week. Please register here for photo appt.
Horatio Alger Canadian Scholarships offers a $5000 scholarship for a student with critical financial need (ie. $65,000 or less annual nets income per family) Deadline to apply is October 26, 2020. See Mr. Choo.
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:
If you are interested in playing on the girls basketball teams this year, please see Ms. Gribling in the office.
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!
Needing some volunteer hours? Beacon Community Services could use your help at their flu clinic on November 7th.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested.
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.
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.
TUTORIALS & COURSE WORK ASSISTANCE - ACADEMIC SUPPORT:
After school tutorial - Wednesday's and Friday's 2:00 - 3:30 in the Learning Center - Room 204.
After School Math Tutorial Now Running (Virtually!)
Former Parkland Student and UVic math degree holder Chloe Hegland will be hosting extra-help sessions for math after school on Wednesdays from 2:15 to 3:30. Students will need their own device and Zoom account to join, but can do so from the comfort of their home. Drop in once you are home after school whenever you need help working through problems, require a mini review lesson, or want help studying for a test. The credentials to join are:
- Personal Meeting ID: 928 008 6932
- Password: Math20
BAND - MUSIC - CHOIR - MORNING REHEARSALS ALL YEAR:
Monday: Jazz Band
Wednesday: Jazz Band
MAIN: Chicken Strips & Fries // Baked Mac & Cheese // Hot Dogs
SOUPS, SALADS, SANDWICHES: Chicken Caesar Wraps // Veggies & Dip
BAKED GOODS: Chocolate Espresso Muffin // Assorted Cookies // Decadent Brownies // Cheese Cake
Note: prepaid $25 cafeteria cards - cash or cheque purchase from Cafeteria. To use debit or credit card to purchase Cafeteria card, see or telephone Parkland accounts office, 250-655-2736.
CLUBS, SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS, WEEKLY MEETINGS:
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 (see Ms. Frith or Mr. Mickelson); DUNGEONS & DRAGONS (Friday's after school Rm 200); CROSS COUNTRY (see Ms. Dibblee); TECH CLUB (see Mr. Mueller); ASL / SIGN LANGUAGE; KNITTING CLUB; YEARBOOK CLUB (see Ms. Poon); BASKETBALL, SOCCER, BADMINTON, RUGBY, TRACK TEAM, ENVIRONMENTAL, GRAD, COMMITTEE (meets every second Monday @ lunch in the Foods Room), and more.
PRACTICE PHYSICAL DISTANCING - WASH YOUR HANDS - WEAR A MASK - STAY WELL, AND KEEP OTHERS SAFE!
BE CALM, BE KIND, BE SAFE