Daily Announcements

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

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Wednesday, June 22, 2022
by Carol Gribling - Wednesday, 22 June 2022, 9:14 AM

Wednesday, June 22, 2022 ~ Course completion only - no classes

Timetable for the 2022/2023 school year went home last Friday, pick up now at the front office.

June 22-27 - Course completion only, no classes. Teachers will notify parents if their student has to attend and what is missing.

Just a reminder to all students to please start returning all textbooks you no longer need to the library. All items signed out on your account must be returned to the library by the end of the school year or you will be charged. If you have any concerns, please come and speak with a Librarian.

We have couple Volleyball hoodies ($45) and Rugby jackets ($55) for sale, limited sizes. See Ms. Gribling in the office if you are interested.

Exciting NEW Continuous Grad Fundraiser with LEVEL GROUND!  If you drink coffee, tea or enjoy dried fruit and snacks, we encourage you to check out this LEVEL GROUND fundraiser & support our Grad Parent fundraising. It's super simple:

- do your shopping
- then at the check-out, enter PSSGRAD as the Discount Code
- all orders over $40 will receive free shipping
- for all orders over $40, our Grad Parent Fundraising will receive 20% of the total order
- wait for your order and then enjoy your coffee, tea, etc
Again, PSSGRAD as the "Discount Code".  Thank you Parkland Community.

Are you interested in learning more or applying to the IB program?   Did you know that you can take only one or a few IB classes?   Find out more about the benefits of IB for University preparation, academic skill-building and becoming part of this dynamic group for Sept 2022!   Check out our IB website at www.parklandib.ca , contact Erin Stinson at estinson@saanichschools.ca or Wendy Anderson at wanderson@saanichschools.ca.  

Saanich International Student Program (SISP) is actively looking for new Host Families for our international students joining us at the end of August 2022. Make lifelong friendships, provide a student with a home away from home and share the beauty of your community!  If you are interested in this opportunity, host families are provided:

·      $975 per month per student (students must have their own bedroom)
·      Ongoing support from the SISP Homestay team
·      International students who are fully vaccinated
Sign up for a no-commitment consultation with one of our Homestay Coordinators or start your application to become a host family!

The Parkland Track campaign is still running.  Work on the new track has started but we are still in need of raising funds to resurface it. Please spread the word about this exciting community project and check out the website at www.parklandtrack2021.com .  There is a DONATE TODAY button at the top for those interested in donating. It will take a village to raise the money needed but we can do it! Thank you for your support of our community project.

Youth Health Clinic is every Thursday night 5:30-7:30 @ Shoreline Medical Clinic.

Order Parkland spirit wear! Forms at front office - email your order to cgribling@saanichschools.ca and pay online - 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.

BC Covid 19 Thrive Health App, self assessment and information notice.

PARKLAND CAFETERIA:  Closed until September - thanks for supporting our Cafeteria this year!




The Cafeteria has a debit tap machine or you can use a Cafeteria punch card $25.00.  Pay online.


KidSport Greater Victoria is a local organization that exists to help families in need access organized sport opportunities for their children. To be eligible for up to $600 per year in registration fee support, children must be 18 years or under, families must be within financial eligibility limits, and season must be at least 8 weeks long with an eligible sport organization.  For more information, a list of eligible local sport organizations, and to apply, visit www.kidsportvictoria.ca.


There are so many jobs available right now! Check out the QR codes posters around the school and the job board at the Career Centre.

Job Opportunities: see Ms. McNamee for more details if you are interested in any of the following:

West Wind Hardwood. Are you graduating, and looking for full-time work? West Wind is looking for someone with basic woodwork knowledge that can help our skilled joiners in the shop. Training would be provided as needed. See Ms. McNamee for more details!

Volunteers needed!!  Deep Cove Elementary is looking for student helpers for their year end picnic June 23rd from 5 -8. If you can help please see Ms.Mac and get signed up.

Sidney North Saanich Yacht Club has an opening in their kitchen for a full time position for July and August. The student must be 16 and returning to school in September. Duties include food prep, desserts, salads, plating for events, dishes, and cleaning.  See Ms.Mac for more information.

The Sidney/North Saanich Library has a job opening for a Page.  Candidates must be 16 years old or older.  They are looking for an individual who takes pride in being organized – accurately shelving materials and completing routine library tasks in a timely manner.  If you are interested, apply online.

Digital Works is offering FREE Career & Digital training sessions for young adults 17 - 29.  The session is August 8th, and will help you build fundamental digital skills so you can connect to employment in your chosen field.  See Ms. Mac for more details or contact them directly at digitalworks@ethoscmg.com

Are you in grade 12?  Ever thought of being a deckhand in the marine industry and working for BC Ferries? Who is eligible?  Women and Indigenous learners. Come see Ms. Mac if you are interested in this FREE program.

Work BC Youth Job Blast (jobs and workshops) June issue.

GRAD: SCHOLARSHIPS, BURSARIES & INFORMATION: check Admission & Scholarships 2021-2022 Google Classroom for details. 

Grads you need to pickup your UVic gown at the Parkland front office before Monday June, 27.

Grads your ceremony check list has been posted on your grad board, make sure you have everything handed in. See Ms. Gribling in the office if you don't.

Grads if you want a yearbook and have not yet paid for one, check the Parkland online payment portal to pay for yours today. We pre-ordered a yearbook for every grad.

Grad lanyards are available, $5.00 each, available at the front office.

BAND - MUSIC - CHOIR: Morning classes all year @ 7:00 am:

Monday: Jazz Band
Tuesday: Concert Band
Wednesday: Jazz Band
Thursday: Concert Band
Friday: Choir


Wednesday and Friday after school in Room 204.


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 - 
Tuesday's - 
Wednesday's -  
Thursday's -  
Friday's - 

Upcoming Days of Note:
June 22-27 - course completion days, teachers will notify parents if their student has to attend and what is missing
June 28 - Graduation Day
July 4-15 - Reports available at the office

That's all for today Parkland ~ Stay Paw-sitive!