May 18, 2023 ~ Spirit Day!!
*** Today is Spirit Day. Spirit Assembly after Block 2 at 11:10. Bell schedule is at the bottom of the announcements.
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.
The talent Show has been rescheduled to Tuesday, May 23, scan the QR Code on the posters to sign up.
SISP is looking for Host Families for International Students for September.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
BC Covid 19 Thrive Health App, self assessment and information notice.
IN THE CAFETERIA TODAY
MAIN DISHES: Baron of Beef // Tomato Cheese Tortellini (V) // Butter Chicken on Rice // Hot Dogs
WRAPS & SALADS: Breakfast Wrap // Pizza // Veggies & Dip
BAKED TREATS: Apple Cinnamon Muffins // Chocolate Chip Cookies
The Cafeteria accepts debit tap, cash or Cafeteria punch card $30.00. Pay online.
ATHLETICS, SPORTS TEAMS, TEAM MEETINGS AND GAME ANNOUNCEMENTS
Congratulations to the Parkland Track and Field team who participated in the Lower Island Track & Field Championships on Wednesday! Ruby brought home first place finishes in the 800m and 1500m (plus she won the 3000m last week). In the 1500m, Ruby broke the Lower Island Championship record which had stood since 1975!
Congratulations to Jackson Murray who finished first in the senior boys 1500m race walk. Marti took second place in the junior boys 1500m race walk and competed in the 1500m steeplechase as well. Hector ran great races in the 1500m and 800m events. Ignacio gave a great effort in the 1500m race walk, the 2000m steeplechase, and set a personal best in the triple jump! Next week qualifying athletes will be competing in the Island Championships at UVic.
Career or Educational Information:
*** 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!
The Gustavson School of Business at UVic is inviting high school students to join a free financial literacy workshop. Dr. Michael King leads this interactive session for students to strengthen and prepare their financial footing to enter university life. This workshop will give students a taste of Gustavson and finance through a fun and engaging session. This workshop has been designed specifically for grade 9 - 12 students. The workshop will be delivered via Zoom, click the link to register for today.
Job Postings & Volunteer Opportunities: Check out the Job Board
*** Amica Beechwood Village in Sidney is looking for casual dishwashers and servers for weekend shifts 12:30-8:30pm. $18.99/hour. For those interested in the possibility of becoming Professional Cooks, they have multiple Red Seal Certified Chef’s on site for apprenticeship opportunities! Email resumes at Adam Schwann: email@example.com
NSMS is looking for some student volunteers to be paparazzi at their Grade 8 Farwell night June 26 from 6:30-7:30, see Ms Hardy if interested.
Summer painters wanted @ Student Works Painting! $20/hour to start. Working with a group of friends is encouraged! No experience required. Email resume to: Lucc.firstname.lastname@example.org
Looking for a fun volunteer opportunity and way to give back to your community? The KELSET PAC Spring Fair is looking for people! Friday May 26, 4:00-9:00 pm; or portion of. Tasks will include set-up/take-down and running games tables. Come to the Career Centre to sign up!
Looking for a summer job working with kids at STEM camps?! Check out this posting!
Science Venture is looking for student volunteers this summer! Gain volunteer hours, do fun science experiments and work with kids! Applications due by May 30 @ 4:00 pm.
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.
Grad UVic tickets are to be reserved between June 1-16 only. Please refer to your blue folded pages for more information.
Grad packages are now overdue, hand them in to Ms. Gribling asap!
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.
TUTORIALS, COURSE WORK ASSISTANCE & ACADEMIC SUPPORT
Wednesday and Friday after school in Room 204.
Math & Science Help Centre Wednesdays after school in Room 201.
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 - 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
May 19 - Non-Instructional Day - no school
May 22 - Victoria Day - no school
May 23 - Talent Show at lunch in the theatre - sign up via QR code - entrance by donation
June 1 - first day to reserve grad tickets, email or call Ms Gribling in the office
June 2 - Grad guest forms available
June 9 - Grad guest forms due
June 16 - Grad assembly Bk 3 - mandatory attendance & Bk 4 activities after assembly
June 16 - last day to reserve UVic grad tickets
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!
Thursday May 18 Bell Schedule
Block 1 - 8:25-9:40
Break - 9:40-9:50
Block 2 - 9:55-11:10
Assembly - 11:10-11:55
Block 3 - 12:35-1:50 (Grad assembly)
Block 4 - 1:55-3:10