October 17, 2023
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: firstname.lastname@example.org OR Phone: 250-655-2713.
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.
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 email@example.com 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: Baron of Beef & Fries // Chicken Noodle Box // Mac & Cheese // Hot Dogs
SANDWICHES & SIDES: Breakfast Wrap // Chicken Caesar Wrap // Clubhouse // Pepperoni Cheese Stick // 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.
ATHLETICS, SPORTS TEAMS, TEAM MEETINGS AND GAME ANNOUNCEMENTS
Congratulations to the Sr. Boys Soccer team as they beat Vic High 4-0 with Ryan getting the shutout, Gabriel scoring a hat trick and Jesse adding another. Come out and cheer on the team as they take on PCS in the quarter finals of playoffs on Thursday. Kick off is at 3:30
*** Attention all Jr. Boys basketball players, there will be team tryouts today and Thursday Oct. 19 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.
- 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 EducationPlannerBC.ca
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!
Job Postings & Volunteer Opportunities: Check out the Job Board
Grad parent fundraiser at Brewsky’s Taphouse, Meat Draw and 50/50. Next date is Oct 21.
UVic Parent virtual info night, November 15, 7:00. Make your calendar and Register.
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 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!