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Friday Post

Friday Post

November 10, 2023  

*** Our amazing PAC will be here again today after school with some treats/chips for a small donation.

*** There is a mandatory yearbook class meeting today at lunch in Room 210.

Lots of School Bus cards still to pick up from the front office. Transportation FAQ’s

SISP is looking for host families for this school year.

With our continued partnership with the Saanich Police Community Engagement Division, we provide resources for parents and youth in our community through a variety of workshops and seminars. Join Saanich Youth Services in partnership with Saanich Police for a FREE Gang Education & Trends Seminar. This is an opportunity for parents and caregivers to better understand the trends police are seeing in our community.  In this workshop, participants will have the chance to ask all the questions they need to. Hear all the up-to-date information from police officers and youth workers in our community. Everyone from all walks of life and all corners of the community are welcome. Friday, November 17, 6:30-8:30 at Royal Oak Middle School. Registration Link. You will need to create a Saanich Active account to register.

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: 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! PAC can be reached at:

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.

Order Parkland spirit wear. Email your order to Ms. Gribling, then pay online - pick up at end of day at the front office.

Just a reminder that student drop off and pick-up is in the parking lot by the tennis court.


MAIN: Pancakes & Sausages // Breakfast Platter // 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.


Intramural Volleyball Schedule next week:

Tuesday - Team Seb vs Caitlin’s Kids  //  Educators vs Numerators

Thursday - Denominators vs Team Seb  //  Caitlin’s Kids vs Educators


Career or Educational Information:

*** The Environmental Leadership Ocean Group of Mount Douglas Secondary School has invited Parkland students who are interested in supporting ocean sustainability to attend their Diversity in Marine Science: Inspiring Youth in Ocean Sustainability Conference on November 20th. The conference will feature speakers on marine biology, ocean sustainability and student led activities. 9:30am-3:00pm, lunch will be provided. Registration is required by November 15.

Click for Volunteer Opportunities

Click for Job Postings

A job board has been placed outside the Career Centre. Jobs will be updated weekly and a QR code will take you to more info and link to apply. Lots of local jobs available, so come check it out!

 October Newsletter


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.


Wednesday, Thursday 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 - 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

                    - BIPOC Club @ lunch Room 105

Thursday - Ping Pong and Chess at lunch in Room 106

                - Tech Club at lunch in the library

FridayAutomotive Club after school

           -  Cross Country on the track 2:15


Upcoming Days of Note

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, call Ms. Gribling, 250-655-2700

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