October 27, 2023 ~ Spirit Day ~
- Online Pumpkin Carving Contest: Submissions are accepted until Oct 30. Photos of entries need to be emailed to Ms. Frith, email@example.com by Monday Oct 30. Prize: $10 cafeteria munch card.
- Halloween Costume Contest: Tuesday Oct 31 at lunch in the theatre. Prizes will be awarded to the best costumes.
Our band students are having a Purdy’s fundraiser for their spring festival trips. Orders are due November 24. Order now.
School Photos have gone home, if you would like to order pictures, feel free to use the promo code for 10% off your order. CODE: F2310OFF, off expires May 1, 2024. Redeem now.
Just a reminder for you to report when your student is absent from school, any time of the day. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org OR Phone: 250-655-2713.
Our PAC needs your help. The PAC would like to continue to run the breakfast club 7:45-8:25am, selling muffins and juice boxes to our students. They need parent volunteers to sign up. Thank you for supporting our students!
Graduation diplomas for last year’s grads have arrived and can be picked up at the front office.
Youth Health Clinic is every Thursday night 5:30-7:30 @ Shoreline Medical Clinic.
Just a reminder that student drop off and pick-up is in the parking lot by the tennis court.
IN THE CAFETERIA TODAY : Weekly menu
MAIN: Breakfast Platter // Pancakes & Sausages // Hot Dogs
SANDWICHES & SIDES: Beef Soft Taco // Chicken Nuggets // Veggies & Dip
SWEET TREATS: Assorted Muffins // Assorted Cookies
Cafeteria lunch cards are $30. You pay for them online. Students then pick up at the office.
ATHLETICS, SPORTS TEAMS, TEAM MEETINGS AND GAME ANNOUNCEMENTS
Girls basketball is this Sunday 6-7:30. Come “Try it Out” if you are interested in playing basketball this year.
Attention all students. Intramural Volleyball will be starting in the next few weeks. Please see Ms. Gribling in the main office to get your sign-up sheet. Please return all completed team sign-up sheets to Ms. Gribling in the office today.
Career or Educational Information:
Community Family and Child Studies - There are two fabulous Camosun courses being offered for FREE in Semester 2 online and Friday afternoon. Are you interested in Community, Family and Child Studies, then this is for you!! We not only pay the tuition but can help with other expenses as well as part of a government grant!
Youth Engagement Program is looking for volunteers to hand out Candy to Kids on Halloween from 4:30-6pm in downtown Sidney! See the Career Center if interested!!!
Job Postings & Volunteer Opportunities: Check out the Job Board
Grad Bottle Drive is happening from 10am-2pm Saturday November 4th! We need people to sign up for shifts going around picking up bottles and dropping them off in the student school parking lot. We also need a couple of people greeting and helping unload in the parking lot. Grad Parents encouraged to join!
Grad parent fundraiser at Brewsky’s Taphouse, Meat Draw and 50/50. Next date is Nov 18, 2-4pm.
UVic Parent virtual info night, November 15, 7:00. Make your calendar and Register.
The next Grad Parent Meeting is November 21 at 7:00 in the Library Learning Commons.
A 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, Thursday and Friday after school in Room 204
CLUBS & SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS
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 - Board and card game club at lunch in Room 109
- French Club at lunch Room 112
- D & D after school Room 206
Tuesday - Ping Pong and Chess at lunch in Room 106
- Garden Club at lunch Room 102
Wednesday - Knitting Club at lunch in room 211.
- Automotive Club after school
- D & D after school Room 206
Thursday - Ping Pong and Chess at lunch in Room 106
- Tech Club at lunch in the library
Friday - Automotive Club after school
- Cross Country on the track 2:15
Upcoming Days of Note
Oct. 30 - Nov. 3 - Literacy/Numeracy Assessments - schedule
Nov. 2 - Photo Retake Day - Bk 1 only
Nov. 1 - 7 - Grad Photos - by appt only, book now
Nov. 9 - Term 2 Starts
Nov. 10 - Remembrance Day Assemblies
Nov. 13 - Stat for Remembrance Day
Nov 17 - Report Cards available after 4:00, sign in.
Nov 20 - Non-Instructional Day - no classes
Nov 21 - Grad Parent Meeting - 7:00 pm
Nov 23 - Early dismissal, 2:00
Nov 23 - Parent/Teacher Interviews 5:00-7:00 - by appt
That's all for today Parkland ~ Stay Paw-sitive!