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Thursday Post

Thursday, September 15, 2022 ~ Early dismissal - 2:00 W/F schedule

Tonight is Meet the Teacher Night 5:00-7:00pm, take a copy (picture) of your child's timetable and come meet their teachers. At 7:00 there is an IB Parent Meeting in the theatre and a PAC info session in the Learning Commons.

Any student interested in running Cross Country this year, please come see Ms. Dibblee in the PE or send her an email to sign up. Practices start today at 2:10, please meet in the gym ready to run.

Attention Parents: if 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.

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.

Are you interested in learning more or applying to the IB program?   Did you know that you can take only one or a few IB classes?   Find out more about the benefits of IB for University preparation, academic skill-building and becoming part of this dynamic group for Sept 2022!   Check out our IB website at , contact Erin Stinson at or Wendy Anderson at 

The Parkland Track campaign is still running.  Work on the new track has started but we are still in need of raising funds to resurface it. Please spread the word about this exciting community project and check out the website at .  There is a DONATE TODAY button at the top for those interested in donating. It will take a village to raise the money needed but we can do it! Thank you for your support of our community project.

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: Lasagne & Garlic Bread  // Fettuccine Alfredo (V) // Personal Pizza // Hot Dogs
WRAPS & SALADS: Breakfast Wraps  // Veggies & Dip (GF) (V)
BAKED TREATS: Morning Glory Muffin / Chocolate Chip Cookies

The Cafeteria has a debit tap machine or you can use a Cafeteria punch card $25.00.  Pay online.


Any students interested in joining the Parkland swim team, there will be a short meeting at the start of lunch tomorrow in Room 204 (the Learning Centre). The season starts on Sept 20th, so please attend if interested! If you cannot make it, please speak with Ms. Patten as soon as possible.

KidSport Greater Victoria is a local organization that exists to help families in need access organized sport opportunities for their children. To be eligible for up to $600 per year in registration fee support, children must be 18 years or under, families must be within financial eligibility limits, and season must be at least 8 weeks long with an eligible sport organization.  For more information, a list of eligible local sport organizations, and to apply, visit


WORK EXPERIENCE 12 A or B - Are you in grade 10-12, have a job, and interested in gaining credit?  If so come by the Career Center and see Ms. McNamee or Mrs. Beaucamp.

Also if you have WEx on your timetable, please see us as well!

Are you interested in planting trees in our neighbourhood?  Here's an opportunity to help volunteer.  Join the Greater Victoria Green Team in Sidney/North Saanich.  Saturday, September 24, 2022, 9:45 - 1:00. If interested, please come to the Career Centre for more information.

Thrifty Foods is Hiring in all departments!! Excellent employer for students, with great training and flexibility in scheduling.  Perfect first time job as well! See the Career Center for more information!

There are so many jobs available right now! Check out the QR codes posters around the school and the job board at the Career Centre.

Job Opportunities: see Ms. McNamee for more details if you are interested in any of the following:
If you would like to work at the Election October 15 please send in your application by Thursday to Shifts are 8am-2 OR 2-8pm.

Truffles Catering is in need of dishwashers which could be a great student opportunity, with competitive wages (starting wage $17/hour), flexible scheduling (part time, after school and weekends), and no experience necessary, training provided.  See Ms. McNamee or Mrs. Beaucamp for more info!

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

SD63 Career's Newsletter.

GRAD: SCHOLARSHIPS, BURSARIES & INFORMATION: check Admission & Scholarships 2022-2023 Google Classroom for details. 


Wednesday and Friday after school in Room 204. Begins Sept 21.


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's - 
Tuesday's - Games Club @ lunch Rm 112
Wednesday's -  
Thursday's -  
Friday's - GSA @ lunch Rm 212

Upcoming Days of Note:

Sept 19 - National Holiday - no school

Sept 20 - Photo Day - order forms and money to the photographer

Sept 23 - Non-Instructional Day - no school

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