October 12, 2023
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!
Just a reminder for you to report when your student is absent from school, any time of the day. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org OR Phone: 250-655-2713.
Graduation diplomas for last year's grads have finally arrived. They can be picked up at the front office.
Youth Health Clinic is every Thursday night 5:30-7:30 @ Shoreline Medical Clinic.
Just a reminder that student drop off and pick-up is in the parking lot by the tennis courts.
IN THE CAFETERIA TODAY : Weekly menu
MAIN: Burger & Fries // Phad Thai // Chicken Nuggets // Tortellini // Hot Dogs
SANDWICHES & SIDES: Breakfast Wrap // Naan Pizza // Veggies & Dip
SWEET TREATS: Assorted Muffins // Assorted Cookies
ATHLETICS, SPORTS TEAMS, TEAM MEETINGS AND GAME ANNOUNCEMENTS
Volleyball Home Games next week: 6:00 start time
Monday Jr Black 3:45 start
Sr Boys Soccer Home Games this week, 3:30 start time:
Thursday vs Vic High
*** Congratulations to the Sr Boys Soccer Team who are 1 win away from clinching 3rd place in their league. Come out and cheer them on as they play their final game of the regular season today vs Vic High.
Attention, all students. If you are wanting to work out in the weight room, it will be open every Tuesday and Thursday at lunch starting this week.
Sailor for a Day is happening October 20! Spend the day with the Navy in Esquimalt - meet sailors, try activities, and watch demonstrations! For more info visit and to register: DEADLINE TO REGISTER IS OCTOBER 14.
Career or Educational Information:
HIGHTECHU - Programs for high school students to get hands-on experience in technology, design, and business, by designing and building their own product. $150, starts October 17. For more info and to register visit.
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!
Big Brothers and Big Sisters are looking for Teen Volunteers to act as mentors! If you are in Grade 11/12, have a spare, and can spend one hour per week during the school day being a friend and role model to a younger person at Kelset Elementary School see Ms. McNamee.
If students are looking for easy volunteer hours, they can also send an email email@example.com 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.
Job Postings & Volunteer Opportunities: Check out the Job Board
*** Grad parent fund raiser at Brewsky’s Taphouse, Meat Draw and 50/50. Next date is Oct 21.
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.
TUTORIALS, COURSE WORK ASSISTANCE & ACADEMIC SUPPORT
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday after school in Room 204
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 - 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
Thursday - Ping Pong and Chess at lunch in Room 106
- Tech Club at lunch in the library
Friday - Automotive Club after school
- Cross Country on the track 2:15
Upcoming Days of Note
Oct 12 - Grad Parent info night 6:00 MS TEAMS log in
Oct 20 - Non-Instructional Day - no classes
Oct. 25-28 - Sayward Lakes - Outdoor Ed
Oct. 30 - Nov. 3 - Literacy/Numeracy Assessments
Nov. 2 - Photo Retake Day - Bk 1 only
Nov. 6 - 7 - Grad Photos
Nov. 9 - Term 2 Starts
Nov. 10 - Remembrance Day Assemblies
Nov. 13 - Stat for Remembrance Day
That's all for today Parkland ~ Stay Paw-sitive!