May 12, 2023
Bus Registration for the 2023/24 school year is now open! Registrations are only accepted online. Here is the registration link. Student ID number is required.
***The Parkland PAC is seeking volunteers to help with the Spirit BBQ on Thursday May 18th from 10:30-2:00. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you can help us out even for part of the time!
The Parkland PAC will be holding its final business meeting of the year on Monday May 15th followed by our AGM. We hope parents will join us to hear what’s going on at school and what the PAC has contributed to this past school year. Monday June 12th will be our last meeting and will be a social one.
The talent Show has been rescheduled to Tuesday, May 23, scan the QR Code on the posters to sign up.
SISP is looking for Host Families for International Students for September.
Grade 11s and 12s are invited to read frequently updated scholarship information posted on the Scholarship Google classroom.
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 email@example.com and pay online - pick up at end of the day, at the front office.
Studio 63 Hair Salon is now open for haircuts and styling. Call for an appointment or just walk in.
Just a reminder that student drop off and pick-up is in the parking lot by the tennis courts.
BC Covid 19 Thrive Health App, self assessment and information notice.
IN THE CAFETERIA TODAY:
MAIN DISHES: Breakfast Platter // Pancakes & Sausages // Pizza // Hot Dogs
WRAPS & SALADS: Beef Soft Taco // Clubhouse // Veggies & Dip
BAKED TREATS: Double Chocolate Muffins // Brownies
The Cafeteria accepts debit tap, cash or Cafeteria punch card $30.00. Pay online.
ATHLETICS, SPORTS TEAMS, TEAM MEETINGS AND GAME ANNOUNCEMENTS
It has been a big week for Parkland rugby! On Monday our girl's rugby team made a great showing with a big win against St Margaret's School with a score of 20-15. Way to go team! On Tuesday our boys' team won a well-fought game against Vic High. Congrats on your victory! Thank you to the players, coaches and supporters for a great season.
Intramural Soccer Schedule:
May 15 - Dein Hintern ist Sub vs Staff
May 16 - Dein Hintern ist Sub vs Spider Monkey
Camosun College: The application deadline for current grade 12 students to qualify for conditional admission is today. Students can apply through EducationPlannerBC. The deadline for students to submit official transcripts showing interim grades through the StudentTranscripts Service is May 16th. See anyone in the career center if you have any questions!!
*** The Red Brick Cafe is hiring. They offer a great learning opportunity for students interested in getting into the workforce. Drop your resume off with Vera at the cafe.
Starbucks Hiring Event! Broadmead Starbucks – 777 Royal Oak Drive on Tuesday, May 16th 2:00 – 6:00pm. Managers from various locations (including Sidney) will be conducting on the spot interviews.
Edison College will be here Monday at lunch in the front foyer.
Looking for a fun volunteer opportunity and way to give back to your community? The KELSET PAC Spring Fair is looking for people! Friday May 26, 4:00-9:00 pm; or portion of. Tasks will include set-up/take-down and running games tables. Come to the Career Centre to sign up!
The Plan A Summer Youth Employment Program provides paid work experience to students interested in a career in Carpentry. As a student, you can earn up to 16 credits towards your high school diploma and may be eligible for a $1000.00 award if requirements are met. You also receive apprentice training and opportunities for advancement and support towards the cost of tuition in moving forward with your Level 1 technical training. We consider skill, safety, quality, productivity, and attitude to be the keys to success in the industry. This program will be offered during July and August. Monday, May 15th, is the deadline for the Plan A application. See Ms. McNamee ASAP if you are interested!!!
There is a summer job board outside the Career Centre. Come see if anything strikes your fancy!
Gardening help needed! $25/hour - one-two shifts per week. Located in Ardmore. Gardening, lawn cutting, etc. Email Steve and Brenda if interested: firstname.lastname@example.org
Starbucks in Sidney is hiring! The minimum age to work at Starbucks is 16 years old, and we just have a minimum hourly requirement of 12 hours per week (candidates must be able to provide 20 hours of availability per week). Apply online.
Jaylyn Jewellers in Sidney is looking for a skilled and reliable student to create contract calculators in Excel. The successful candidate will work closely with their team to develop accurate and efficient calculators that will be used to analyze and estimate contract costs. $25/hour! Come to the Career Centre for full posting and more info!
Looking for a summer job working with kids at STEM camps?! Check out this posting!
Science Venture is looking for student volunteers this summer! Gain volunteer hours, do fun science experiments and work with kids! Applications due by May 30 @ 4:00 pm.
Work BC Youth Job Blast (jobs and workshops) May issue.
SD63 Career's Newsletter.
Grad UVic tickets are to be reserved between June 1-16 only. Please refer to your blue folded pages for more information.
Grad packages are now overdue, hand them in to Ms. Gribling asap!
*** Grad Parent Meeting Wednesday, May 17 at 7:00 in the 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.
TUTORIALS, COURSE WORK ASSISTANCE & ACADEMIC SUPPORT
Wednesday and Friday after school in Room 204.
Math & Science Help Centre Wednesdays after school in Room 201.
CLUBS, SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS, WEEKLY MEETINGS
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
May 18 - Spirit Assembly - altered bell schedule
May 19 - Non-Instructional Day - no school
May 22 - Victoria Day - no school
May 23 - Talent Show at lunch in the theatre - sign up via QR code - entrance by donation
June 1 - first day to reserve grad tickets, email or call Ms Gribling in the office
June 2 - Grad guest forms available
June 9 - Grad guest forms due
June 16 - Grad assembly Bk 4 - mandatory attendance & activities after assembly
June 16 - last day to reserve UVic grad tickets
That's all for today Parkland ~ Stay Paw-sitive!