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June 16, 2023 ~ September timetables out today

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.

Our Leadership class is holding a Donation Drive June 5-16, Clothing and books. Donation box in the front foyer.

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 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.

*** IN THE CAFETERIA TODAY : limited menu items today and tomorrow.

*** There will be no cafeteria service next week.

*** Pizza will be on sale at lunch in the foyer Monday and Tuesday. $2.50 a slice


Volleyball practice Monday’s after school until 5:30. Everyone is welcome!

Attention All Athletes.  This year's Athletic Banquet is being held on June 22nd from 5-7.  BBQ starts at 5 followed by the awards banquet in the Theatre.  Tickets cost $5.  Please see Mrs. Bennet to buy your ticket. Last day to purchase is Monday June 19th.

*** Victoria Spartans Football - registration now.

Big Congratulations to Jackson Murray who came SECOND in Province in the 1500m Race Walking with a Personal Best Time!!!  BRAVO JACKSON!  Ignacio Bettiol came in 10th and beat his Island time by more than 90 seconds! Top 10 for both our Race Walkers is AMAZING!

Biggest thanks to Coach Walter for his support and humor, and Ruby for being there for us at the BC's.  We missed watching you run but can hardly wait to cheer you on in Oregon!


Career or Educational Information:

Early Learning and Care and Indigenous Peoples Health Course.  If you are in Grade 11 and interested in a Dual Credit course next year on Friday afternoons and Online starting in February, see Ms. McNamee ASAP!  These two courses are being offered to students interested in the following programs of study!  Mental Health & Addictions Certificate Program Community, Family & Child Studies Diploma Program Early Learning & Care Diploma Program Educational Asst. & Community Support Cert. Early Learning & Care Diploma Program. Get a Jump start on your career while still in school!

Camosun College is offering an Indigenous Trades in Training sampler program for Indigenous students, 12 weeks, starting in July. The program is fully funded, and students will have the opportunity to try several different trades! 

Job Postings & Volunteer Opportunities: Check out the Job Board

*** The Sidney Thursday Night Market is looking for volunteers! Have fun and be a part of the community! Many roles available including street ambassadors and vendor support. For more info and to sign up, visit. 

*** A local senior is  looking for a student to help cut the grass with an electric lawn mower and occasionally help in the garden over the summer. Please see Ms. McNamee if you are interested.

Step Up Youth was here and shared some awesome information on how you can be part of a fabulous Youth Volunteer Program. Volunteer once a week for the school year at a local hospital and give back to your community! See Ms. Mac if interested.

Seeking volunteers to help be runners / spotters for our kids who will be a part of our ICANBIKE Program and learning how to ride two-wheelers July 10-14th at Panorama Rec.   iCan Bike - Victoria, BC - iCan Shine

 iCan Bike camp to teach children with cognitive and/or physical challenges how to ride a two wheeled bike. Check it out at

What you Gain 

• Valuable volunteer experience working with a population of children and youth with special needs providing emotional, motivational, and physical support 

• See first-hand how children and youth with special needs can progress and succeed at learning a valuable recreational task with your encouragement and assistance 

• Opportunity to work with an Occupational Therapist (OT) and Physiotherapist (PT) and get references for Professional Programs (OT, PT, Medicine) 

Have you heard about Beacon Community Services Youth Engagement Program? Do you want to get involved, learn some news skills and find employment, while meeting new friends and having fun? Join them July 4 at 11:30 for a YEP BBQ to learn more.

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

SD63 Career's Newsletter.


Grad lanyards are in, pick up at the office. We did order a few extra $8 each or 2 for $15.

*** ALL GRAD TICKETS BE MUST RESERVED. All UVic tickets are to be reserved between June 1-16 only. Please refer to your blue folded pages for more information. Please email Ms. Gribling with the TOTAL number of tickets to be reserved, You will then receive an email of confirmation and how to pay for any additional tickets ($10 each). There are still a lot of parents that have not yet emailed to reserve tickets, you must email Ms Gribling to receive any tickets. TODAY is the last day for tickets, don’t miss out.

*** The next Grad parent meeting is Wednesday, June 21st at 7PM in the Learning Commons. 

*** Big day sign up for Grad parents to help out on Grad Night.

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

June 20 - last day of classes

June 21 - Block 1 all morning with course completion in the pm

June 22 - Block 2 all morning with course completion in the pm

June 23 - Block 3 all morning with course completion in the pm

June 26 - Block 4 all morning with course completion in the pm

June 27 - Course completion day

June 28 - Graduation day 2023 !!!

July 4 - Report Cards emailed to students

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