Daily Announcements

Monday, February 22, 2021

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Monday, February 22, 2021
by Carol Gribling - Monday, 22 February 2021, 9:02 AM


Monday February 22, 2021  ~      DAY 1

This is Random Acts of Kindness week - say hi to someone new, hold the door open for a senior, take the garbage out without being asked.

Course selection forms for September 2021 have been given out, please talk with your student, fill it in, sign it and return it to the office by March 5.

Join us Thursday, February 25 for a virtual Parent Info Night focusing on Course Selection for Sept 2021.

If you are interested in Sailing this spring, there will be a meeting today at 3:10 in the foyer outside of the office.  Please see Mrs. Bennett if you cannot make this time.

All Musical Theatre students, Stagecraft students, and our EA’s are encouraged to meet in the theatre on Wednesday, March 3 from 2:15-3:30 pm to view our finished project and celebrate our hard work!  Please arrive with masks on and sit in your grade cohorts.

Quarter 2 Report Cards were distributed Feb 5 - pick up now at the front office.

Quarter 3  - Bus Routes - Morning pick up will remain the same, to bring you to school.  -  Lunch time – return home from school – go to the bus loop right after your Block 1 class. After school buses run at regular time to take you home.

Interested in the IB (International Baccalaureate) program?   If you are a student in Grades 8, 9,or 10 and would like to learn more or apply, check out the Parkland IB website at http://www.parklandib.ca/    See Ms. Stinson or Mr. Mueller for more information

A reminder to order your Year Book - $45. Call 250-655-2736 to order and pay over the phone.

Central Saanich Little League Registration information. Ages 13-16

The Parkland Track 2021 campaign has been officially launched.  You will notice posters in the school and around the community advertizing this campaign.  We hope to raise enough money by June of this year to replace the track over the summer.  Please spread the word about this exciting new project and check out the website at www.parklandtrack2021.com .  There is a DONATE NOW button on the website for those interested in donating. We also have a Go Fund Me page. It will take a village to raise the money needed but we can do it!

ORDER PARKLAND SPIRIT WEAR! Forms at front office - place your order and pay - pick up at end of the day, at the front office! 

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.

ALL GRADS: SCHOLARSHIPS, BURSARIES AND GRAD INFORMATION: check Admission & Scholarships 2020-2021 Google Classroom for details.

Grad photos are now finished at the school, if you still want photos or retakes, please contact Life Touch directly -  250-744-4100.

Second order for Grad hoodies and crewnecks are now being taken until Feb 22. Dark Heather Grey or Black Crewnecks  $45 or Hoodie $50. Order formDue Feb 22 - today.

The Grad lanyards are available at the office $5 each.

To get up to date information of what will be happening this year for your Grad please send an email to Parklandgradparents@gmail.com .  Also, please subscribe to the Grad Forum on the Parkland website.  Another great way to keep up with Grad information. If you have any questions, please send an email to Parklandgradparents@gmail.com

Are you thinking about life after high school? Our District Indigenous Post-Secondary Liaison Shane Hartman is at Parkland every Tuesday from 11:00am-12:00pm in the Cultural room to answer questions and help you with your Post-Secondary needs. Come visit him for his office hours or email him directly at shartman@saanichschools.ca. 


Intramural Badminton schedule:
Feb 22 - Blockers vs The Smashers
            - Muddy Ditch vs Razzle Dazzle
            - Young Cats vs Dream Team
            - International Champs vs 24 Hour Rule

Feb 23 - Winner POV vs Dream Team
             - Smashed vs Badminton Bros
             - Young Cats vs Spice Avocado
             - Got Milk vs Blockers

Feb 25 - 24 Hour Rule vs The Goats
             - The Smashers vs Razzle Dazzle
             - Dog Water vs International Champs
             - Muddy Ditch vs BAD-minton

When intramurals are not playing the lunch time gym schedule is:
Monday's Grade 9
Tuesday's Grade 10
Thursday's Grade 11
Friday's Grade 12

Attention Jr. Boys Basketball players.  Practices are after school on Tuesdays and Thursdays. 

Attention Sr Boys Basketball players.  Practices are Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays  7:00-9:00pm.


Make an application for a great part-time job! Please contact Ms. McNamee for My Blueprint or resume help!

Looking for a job!  Sweenie Moving & Storage Solutions, a family-owned moving company in Saanichton, are looking for spring break/summer employees, with opportunities to continue into the fall with anyone looking for a career in the industry. $18.00 per hour Monday-Saturday, hours may vary. To apply send your resume to info@sweeniemoving.ca 

Are you a student looking for a hands on career with a greats lifestyle that connects you to the water?  A career in marine service might just be what you're looking for.  Check out: Careers in Marine Service video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SvoyTxMwMlo  

Join Quadrant Marine Service Virtual Career Fair @ the Vancouver International Boat Show  Feb 24, 25 & 26 11am-7:00 pm and Feb 27 9am-5pm.
Visit the Quadrant Booth to view career postings, Zoom or chat with them and ask questions.  Link to free registration.


CamWeek Virtual Info replaces our annual on-campus Info Night this year. Join us online February 23-25, 2021 • 4-8pm • ONLINE

Learn about Admissions, services including Financial Aid and Awards, programs and areas of study from the comfort of your own home.

  • Sessions are expected to last about 45 minutes, giving you time to refill your pop & popcorn for the next event
  • You can live chat with someone from Recruitment & Admissions at any time during the event to ask specific questions
  • To receive updates on this event, just provide us with your email address

You are invited to a Virtual Career Expo that is cohosted by SD #61 and Dream Big .  It will be Feb. 24th, 2021 (6 pm to 8:30 pm).
The focus is on promoting women in underrepresented career fields like, technology, entrepreneurship, business leadership, and the trades.

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.

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. 


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
Contact your math teacher if you have questions or technical issues.


Monday: Jazz Band
Tuesday: Woodwinds
Wednesday: Jazz Band
Thursday: Brass / Percussion / Bass
Friday: Choir


MAIN:  Chicken Strips & Fries  //  Mac & Cheese  //  Pulled Pork Poutine  //  Hot Dogs

SOUPS, SALADS, SANDWICHES:  Chicken Caesar Wraps  //  Tune Melts  //  Veggies & Dip

BAKED GOODS: Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins  //  Assorted Cookies  //  Assorted Squares

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.


SPECIAL INTEREST CLUBS are held at lunchtime or after school through the school year. A great opportunity to make new friends, try a new skill, play, learn and have some fun:

Monday's - Grad Committee - every second Monday @ lunch in the Foods Rm

Tuesday's - 

Wednesday's - Chess Club at lunch in the library

Thursday's - Knitting/Crocheting Club Rm 210

Friday's - Dungeons & Dragons after school Rm 200