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Wednesday, February 22, 2023 ~ Pink Shirt Day

This week is Random Acts of Kindness Week. In a world where you can be anything, be kind.

Knitting Club is canceled today due to a staff department meeting. See you next week!

Tonight is our virtual Course Selection Info night, 7-8pm. Everyone is welcome to join us. Click here to join the meeting.

Course selection forms for September have been distributed. Parents, please have a look at it with your child and sign the bottom before they are handed into the office. Due March 10.

We have set up a photography studio for all new international students, students with missing photos and new staff. Today through Thursday at lunch in the Learning Commons.

February is Black History Month. It is an important time to recognize and highlight Black experiences and achievements in Canada. As Black history is not limited to February, neither should honouring and learning about Black history. Checkout the bulletin board outside the learning commons and follow @parklandbipocclub on Instagram to stay informed during Black History Month.

Bonjour! Are you a French student at Parkland interested in spending the day at UVIC for a day of French workshops and a cultural performance? The Forum Local de Français pour l'avenir takes place Friday April 28, 9 - 3 PM @ UVIC.  See Mme Hassett to sign up.

Are you in grade 10 or 11 next year and would like to participate in a month-long exchange to France?
Here are the proposed dates of the 2023/2024 Saanich/Lyon Student Exchange (Mobility Path Program): October 7th to November 4th, 2023: Lyon students travel to Saanich March 16th to April 13th, 2024. There is a parent information evening tonight at 7pm at Bayside Middle School. Please talk to Mme Hassett for more information.

RebalanceMD is hosting their 8th Annual (!) Young Artists Competition.  The past years have been a great success and a lot of fun. Not to mention, a fantastic chance for your students to showcase their talents in the community. Submissions need to be in by May 10.

Missed our IB info night? Here’s a link to our slide show.

Grade 11s and 12s are invited to read frequently updated scholarship information posted on the Scholarship Google classroom.

UBC Engineering Dept is offering multiple virtual events now until March, register now.

You are interested in participating in the PAC Breakfast Club, please email Breakfast Club runs 7:40am-8:20am, selling muffins and juice to our students. Schedules will be done based on parent availability. Thank you for supporting our PAC and our students.

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

Just a reminder that student drop off/pick up is in the parking lot by the tennis courts. Or you can use the bus loop.

BC Covid 19 Thrive Health App, self assessment and information notice.


MAIN DISHES: Burger & Fries  //  Cheese Tortellini (V)   //  Butter Chicken on Rice  //  Hot Dogs
WRAPS & SALADS: Panini on a Ciabatta  //  Veggies & Dip
BAKED TREATS: Apple Cinnamon Muffins  //  Chocolate Chip Cookies
The Cafeteria accepts debit tap, cash or Cafeteria punch card $30.00.  Pay online.


Track and Field Meeting - Do you love to RUN, THROW, and JUMP! The track team is for YOU! Come to a meeting at lunch today in the Career Center to sign up.

Our Sr Girls basketball team played their final games this past weekend and although they played great games, came up short, so their season has finished.  If you see any of the girls this week, thank them for representing Parkland so well all season, they all played with great skill, sportsmanship and heart. We are very proud of this particular group of talented female athletes and will miss them tremendously, as half the team is graduating this year. Great job girls!

Sr Girls Soccer team has practice on Monday after school, meet in the gym with your gear on.

Intramural Basketball Schedule:
Feb 23 - Rob Dawgs vs Milky  //  Justin Panio vs Staff


Youth Leadership and Employment Boot Camp at Panorama, March 20-23. Register today.

Island Health will be here at lunch to share with you JOBS for the summer! Island Health has so many jobs and the pay is excellent. Stop by the booth at Lunch!

Sidney Employment Expo 2023 is March 2, 3-6pm at Mary Winspear.

There are many available jobs right now. See Ms. McNamee for more details.

Sidney All Care is hiring a Dietary Aide ( Dishwasher Food Services), shifts Mon to Friday 4-8. Casual--one or two shifts per week. BIG MONEY 21.6-23.40 per hour!! See Ms. McNamee or the Job Board.

Spring Break Plumbing and Pipefitting opportunities!! Interested in working full time this spring break and explore the Plumbing, Pipefitting and Sprinkler Fitting. See Ms. McNamee if interested. Deadline to apply March 8th!

Work BC Youth Job Blast (jobs and workshops) February 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.

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.


Wednesday and Friday after school in Room 204.

Math & Science Help Centre Wednesdays after school in Room 201.


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

Feb 22 - Course selection Info night - virtual 7-8pm. Click here to join the meeting.

Mar 10 - Course selection forms due

Mar 20-31 - Spring Break - no school

Apr 3 - School back in session

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