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Thursday Post

Thursday Post

September 21, 2023 ~ Grand Opening Ceremony of our Track and Terry Fox Run

***There is an adjusted bell schedule today to accommodate the Terry Fox Run and Track opening.

Block 1 - 8:25 - 9:25    
Break - 9:25 - 9:30  
Class Change - 9:30 - 9:35 

Block 2 - 9:35 - 10:35    

Load Gym 10:35 - 10:45  

Assembly - 10:45 - 11:00 

Terry Fox Run - 11:00 - 11:55 

Lunch 11:55 - 12:40  

Block 3 - 12:45 - 1:55 

Class Change - 1:55 - 2:00

Block 4 - 2:00 - 3:10   

*** Tomorrow is a non-instructional day, no classes. Enjoy your long weekend

The Canadian University Event is coming to Claremont in the afternoon of Sept 26th. There will be representatives from major universities across Canada who will be there with information and to answer any questions. Please see Ms. Anderson for the permission form if you want to attend. Signed permissions forms and $5 for the bus are due today.

Parkland Secondary is proud to be participating in the Terry Fox School Run. Please join us and continue the legacy of one of our greatest Canadian heroes. Donate at: Thank you for joining us in the fight against cancer! #terryfoxschoolrun @theterryfoxfoundation.  Thank you for donating if you can.

The School District has implemented a new reporting system for students to access their report cards and time tables. Students can sign in with Saanich Reporting.

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 then pay online - pick up at end of the day, at the front office.

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


MAIN: Mac & Cheese  //  Burger & Fries  //  Chicken Nuggets  //  Tortellini

SANDWICHES & SIDES: Breakfast Wrap  //  Panini  //  Naan Pizza  //  Hot dogs  //  Veggies & Dip

SWEET TREATS: Assorted Muffins  //  Assorted Cookies


Volleyball Home Games next week:

Monday - Gr 10 Blue Team 3:45 pm

Tuesday - Sr Girls 6:00 pm


Sr Boys Soccer Home Games this week, 3:30 start time:

Thursday - vs Spectrum


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!

Dual Credit for Grade 12 - If you are interested in taking a Dual Credit Course as part of your career pathway at Camosun in the Winter session, please see Ms. Mac ASAP!

If you are currently in grades 10-12 and have a job, be sure to sign up for Work Experience and earn four grade 12 credits!! Come to the Career Centre by September 25!


*** Sidney Library Teen Advisory Group - Teens ages 13 - 18 years, looking for an interesting volunteer opportunity are invited to join the Sidney/North Saanich Library Teen Advisory Group (TAG). Work on special library and community projects, meet other teens, develop leadership skills, boost your resume,  earn volunteer hours and have fun. Saturday, October 7, 10:30 – 11:45 am  Need more information? Come to the Library for more info!

Volunteer Recruitment Carnival will be held at SHOAL Centre this Saturday September 23 from 1-5 pm at the SHOAL Centre. The goal of the event is to connect prospective volunteers with local Saanich Peninsula organizations that involve volunteers in a fun, carnival-like setting. There will be prizes, delicious food, a photo booth, and more! Entry is free, and so far 17 organizations that will be attending.

If students are looking for easy volunteer hours, they can also send an email to sign up! We're looking for students to help set-up, take down after the event, and help out during the event in various roles. 

TRAINING: FOODSAFE - Friday, September 22 (Pro-D Day) 9:00am-4:30pm at the SHOAL Centre in Sidney - $60  EMERGENCY FIRST AID with CPR-C - Saturday, October 21, 9:00am-5:00pm at the SHOAL Centre in Sidney - $55

Job Postings & Volunteer Opportunities: Check out the Job Board

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

SD63 Career's Newsletter.


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.

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 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.


Tuesday - Ping Pong and Chess at lunch in Room 106

Wednesday - Knitting Club in room 211. All levels are welcome. Come and learn to knit a cozy   
                    scarf or toque to keep warm this year.

Thursday - Ping Pong and Chess at lunch in Room 106



Upcoming Days of Note

Sept 22 - NID - no classes

Sept 29 - Orange Shirt Day

Oct 2 - Stat - no school

Oct 9 - Thanksgiving Day - no school

Oct 12 - Grad Parent info night 6:00

Oct 20 - Non-Instructional Day - no classes

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