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Thursday Post

October 19, 2023

*** Tomorrow is a Non-Instructional Day, no classes. Enjoy your long weekend.

School Photos have gone home, if you would like to order pictures, feel free to use this promo code for 10% off your order  CODE: F2310OFF, offer expires May 1, 2024.  Redeem Now.

Just a reminder for you to report when your student is absent from school, any time of the day. Email:  OR Phone: 250-655-2713.
*** Claremont’s ScreamFest Halloween Event is October 24-26, 6:00-9:00 pm, tickets are available at the front office, $10.  

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!

Graduation diplomas for last year's grads have finally arrived. They can be picked up at the front office.
*** The Peninsula Dry Grad Society is inviting you to attend their AGM, Oct 25 at 7:00pm in the Stelly’s Library Learning Commons. The Society is looking for parent volunteers to fill all 5 executive positions to keep the Society running smoothly.

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. IN THE CAFETERIA TODAY : Weekly menu

MAIN: Lasagna // Hot Dogs

SANDWICHES & SIDES:  Breakfast Wrap // Clubhouse // Chicken Nuggets // Beef Soft Taco // Veggies & Dip

SWEET TREATS: Assorted Muffins  //  Assorted Cookies

Cafeteria lunch cards are $30. You pay for them online. Students then pick them up at the office.


Attention all students.  Intramural Volleyball will be starting in the next few weeks.  Come see Mr. Sutton in the PE Office or Ms. Gribling in the main office to get your sign-up sheet.  Please return all completed team sign-up sheet to Mr. Sutton in the PE office by Tuesday Oct. 24th.

***Congratulations to Cameron Garvey for qualifying for the BC Championship in Cross Country.

*** The Sr. Boys Soccer team play Vic High today after school.  Kick off is at 3:30 Come out and cheer them on!

*** Attention all Jr. Boys basketball players, there will be team tryouts tonight from 5:30 - 7:00.


Career or Educational Information:

EducationPlannerBC and SD 63 invite parents, families, and student supporters to join their virtual workshop: Parents as Education and Career Coaches (PECC) on Wednesday November 8, 2023, from 6:30pm to 8pm. 

Learn how you can support your student in planning for their future. The information will be especially helpful for families with students in Grades 10-12. 

The session is engaging and informative, and includes a website tour followed by a Q&A.

 Topics include:

  • B.C.’s post-secondary education landscape, including institutions and credentials

  • Program and admission requirements, and application dates

  • Costs of post-secondary and options for financial aid

  • Career exploration resources

  • Using new tools such as My List to save and compare programs

  • Applying for admission through

 Hosted on MS Teams webinar. Registration is required. Register here.

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!




*** FIRST AID COURSE A fabulous Certificate to have!! First Aid Course @ Shoal Center 

DATE: Saturday, October 21st TIME: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm LOCATION: SHOAL Centre, 10030 Resthaven Drive.  COST: YEP - $55; Adult $110  REGISTRATION: call 250-656-5537 extension 118

See Ms. Mac or Mrs. Beaucamp today if interested!!

Job Postings & Volunteer Opportunities: Check out the Job Board

GRADGrad photos are coming up, November 1-7, by appt only, book now. Province: BC // City: North Saanich.

Grad parent fundraiser at Brewsky’s Taphouse, Meat Draw and 50/50. Next date is Oct 21, 2-4pm.

The slideshow from the Grad Parent Info Night. Also available on the Grad Page

UVic Parent virtual info night, November 15, 7:00. Make your calendar and Register.

The next Grad Parent Meeting is November 21 at 7:00 in the Library Learning Commons.

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 - 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 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. 1 - 7  - Grad Photos - by appt only, book now

Nov. 9 - Term 2 Starts

Nov. 10 - Remembrance Day Assemblies

Nov. 13 - Stat for Remembrance Day 

Nov 17 - Report Cards out at 4:00, sign in.

Nov 20 - Non-Instructional Day - no classes

Nov 23- Early dismissal, 2:00

Nov 23 - Parent/Teacher Interviews 5:00-7:00 - by appt

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