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Friday Post

Friday, March 3, 2023

Course selection forms for September have been distributed. Parents, please have a look at it with your child and sign the bottom before they are handed into the office. Due March 10.

Past art students from semester one need to pick up their projects by the end of this week.  Any unclaimed artwork will be recycled or thrown out by Monday March 6.

The Leadership class is holding an Outdoor Toy Drive March 6-17. - New or lightly used toys. ie: push cars and lawnmowers and sports equipment. All donations are going to The Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island. Donation box is in the front foyer.

There is a meeting next Wednesday after school in room 106 for any students interested in Spring Sailing.

On April 8th, 2023 Science Venture is hosting the annual, free GoCodeGirl Event to promote computer sciences to girls and gender non-conforming folks. This year, the event is EcoCode themed: participants of any coding level will explore intersections between computer sciences, environmental sciences, and sustainability! Participants will also be provided with lunch and fun swag items to take home. Register today.

RebalanceMD is hosting their 8th Annual Young Artists Competition.  The past years have been a great success and a lot of fun. Not to mention, a fantastic chance for students to showcase their talents in the community. Submissions need to be in by May 10.

Grade 11s and 12s are invited to read frequently updated scholarship information posted on the Scholarship Google classroom.

UBC Engineering Dept is offering multiple virtual events now until March, register now.

You are interested in participating in the PAC Breakfast Club, please email Breakfast Club runs 7:40am-8:20am, selling muffins and juice to our students. Schedules will be done based on parent availability. Thank you for supporting our PAC and our students.

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 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.


MAIN DISHES:  Breakfast Platter   // French Toast  //  Hot Dogs
WRAPS & SALADS: Beef Soft Taco  //  Pizza  //  Veggies & Dip
BAKED TREATS: Blueberry Muffins  //  Chocolate Chip Cookies
The Cafeteria accepts debit tap, cash or Cafeteria punch card $30.00.  Pay online.


Congratulations to Scott Davidson for being chosen to represent Parkland at the Sr Boys All-Star Basketball Game on April 8 at 4:00 at Spectrum Secondary. Way to go Scott!

Join in the fun Monday at lunch. Come out to watch the Celebrity Soccer Game Old-Stars vs All-Stars in the gym at lunch. This is a fundraiser to support the Red Cross disaster relief fund for the recent earthquake in Syria and Turkey. $2+ entry to this exciting game.

Any grade 12 hockey player that would like to play in the panther cup next Friday, please see Ms. Gribling in the office.

Sr Girl’s Soccer team practices are Mondays and Wednesdays after school, meet in the gym with your gear on.

Rugby Team practices are Mondays and Thursdays after school on the upper field.

Badminton is Wednesdays and Fridays after school in the gym.

Intramural Basketball Schedule:

March 7 -  Rob Dawgs vs Justin Panio  //  Staff vs Milky

March 14 - finals - teams to be determined

Peninsula FC Registration is now open for their Spring Academy and Learn to Play. Parents are invited to visit to register.


DND will be in the Career Centre Monday March 6th at lunch! Want to get some great experience and earn big bucks?! Summer positions are available in metal, pipefitting, refrigeration, machine, millwright and more! Come by Monday at lunch to ask questions and get info about applying!

Youth Leadership and Employment Boot Camp at Panorama, March 20-23. Register today.

There are many available jobs right now. See Ms. McNamee for more details.

Sidney All Care is hiring a Dietary Aide ( Dishwasher Food Services), shifts Mon to Friday 4-8. Casual--one or two shifts per week. BIG MONEY 21.60-23.40 per hour!! See Ms. McNamee or the Job Board.

Spring Break Plumbing and Pipefitting opportunities!! Interested in working full time this spring break and explore the Plumbing, Pipefitting and Sprinkler Fitting? See Ms. McNamee if interested. Deadline to apply March 8th!

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

SD63 Career's Newsletter.


The next Grad Parent meeting is March 9, 7:00 pm in our Library Learning Commons.

Check the Grad Google Classroom for the latest grad activities.

Grade 12s are invited to read frequently updated information posted on the Admissions Google classroom.

Exciting 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.


Wednesday and Friday after school in Room 204.

Math & Science Help Centre Wednesdays after school in Room 201.


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 - BIPOC Club @ lunch in Rm 105

Tuesday - Games Club @ lunch Rm 112  // Girls’ Chess & Pingpong @ lunch Rm 106  // 
                Gardening Club @ lunch outside the library

Wednesday - Knitting Club @ lunch in Rm 211 //  Electronics Club Rm in 106 after school
Thursday - Tech Club @ lunch in the Learning Commons  //  D & D @ lunch in Rm 208 // 
                    Chess & Pingpong @ lunch Rm 106

Friday - GSA @ lunch Rm 212


Upcoming Days of Note

Mar 10 - Course selection forms due to the office

Mar 10 - Panther Cup - 1:00 at Panorama,  Hockey Academy vs Staff

Mar 20-31 - Spring Break - no school

Apr 3 - School back in session

Apr 6 - Grad breakfast 7:30, followed by mandatory block 1 grad assembly

Apr 7 - Good Friday, stat, no school

Apr 10 - Easter Monday, stat, no school

Apr 13 - Grad Capstone Presentations

Apr 14 - last day of Term 3

Apr 14 - Day of Silence

Apr 24 - Non-instructional Day

Apr 25 - Report Cards emailed out at 3:30

Apr 27 - Early dismissal 2:00

Apr 27 - Parent/Teacher Interviews 5-7pm. Call for appts

Apr 28 - Grad package due

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