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Thursday Post

Thursday, April 27, 2023 ~ Early dismissal day, 2:00 W/F schedule

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.

*** Parent/Teacher interviews are tonight, 5-7pm. Call Ms. Gribling @ 250-655-2700 for appointments.

Congratulations to the Concert Band for their excellent performance at the Con Brio Festival in Whistler this past weekend and for bringing home the Gold! Way to go Panthers!

Leadership students are hosting a Spring Food Drive through today. All donations will be given to the Sidney Food Bank. Donation bin in the front foyer. Thank you for supporting our community.

Literacy and Numeracy Graduation Assessments are April 25-28. Here are some links with more information regarding these assessments. Please see Mr. Earnshaw if you have any questions or want to rewrite your assessment. Check out any of these links for more information: Literacy 10 SlideshowLiteracy 10 info Literacy 12 infoNumeracy 10 info.    Assessment schedule .

Here is the May IB exam schedule.

Studio 63 Hair Salon is now open for haircuts and styling. Call for an appointment or just walk in.

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.

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: Butter Chicken on Rice  //  Pad Thai  //  Fettuccine Alfredo (V)  //  Hot Dogs
WRAPS & SALADS: Breakfast Wrap //  Chicken Caesar Wrap  //  Veggies & Dip
BAKED TREATS: Blueberry Muffins  // Oatmeal Cookies
The Cafeteria accepts debit tap, cash or Cafeteria punch card $30.00.  Pay online.


Congratulations to Ruby Broadbent who competed in the Oregon  Relays this past weekend and placed 1st in both the 1 and 2 mile races.  Her time for the 1 mile was 4.47 and 10:19 for the 2 mile.  Congratulations Ruby!

Congratulations  to all the Panthers who participated in the Bazan Bay 5K on Sunday. Shout outs to the two fastest teachers, Mr. Burnham and Ms. Simpson, and to Nele Bruehne for representing the students!

Rugby Home Games 3:30 tipoff: Girls: April 28


Camosun College is hosting an information session on programming held in the community at the Saanich Adult Education Centre on Thursday April 27; 5:30-7:00pm at 7449 West Saanich Road in Brentwood Bay. There will be an Indigenous advisor present to answer any questions. Please feel free to bring your family and invite anyone interested in learning more! Food and refreshments will be provided. Please RSVP ASAP to Erica Potvin: | 778-426-7141. For more info.

Do you have that feeling of wanderlust? Maybe you've seen ships at sea when you were a child and wondered what it would be like to be on one. Camosun College offers training for all positions in the nautical industry; from deckhand to captain! Visit for more information.

Are you 15-18 and interested in an exciting and challenging volunteer role in healthcare? Island Health's Step Up Youth Program is for you! The program is centered on providing social engagement support to patients and residents, with a commitment of one two-hour shift per week. For more information and to apply.

Thinking of Firefighting? ISLAND IGNITE, July 7-9, 2023. A weekend for female youth in Grades 11 & 12 to be engaged, encouraged, and empowered through firefighting! For more information visit or email   Applications due May 1, 2023

There are many available jobs right now. See Ms. McNamee for more details.

Work BC Youth Job Blast (jobs and workshops) April 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 have been distributed, please go over it with your grad, sign the papers and return to the office by this Friday. If you still haven’t picked up your package please go to the office.

Check the Grad Google Classroom for the latest grad activities.

Next Grad Parent meeting is May 1 at 7:00 in the library.

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

Apr 28 - Grad package due

May 1 - Grad Parent meeting 7:00 in the library

May 5 - Grad Valedictorian, M/C and musical performance applications are due

May 18 - Spirit Assembly

May 19 - Non-Instructional Day - no school

May 22 - Victoria Day - no school

June 1 - first day to reserve grad tickets, email for 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!