Wednesday, March 15, 2023
Course selection forms for September are now overdue. Must be in by Thursday.
Host Families Wanted for September 2023! The Saanich International Student Program (SISP) is looking for host families for International Students joining Parkland in September, 2023.
- Duration: students come to Saanich for a stay of 4, 5 or 10 months
- Provide: a private bedroom, three meals a day, healthy snacks, and inclusion in your family life
- Receive: a monthly honorarium of $1,150 per student for expenses incurred, and continued support from the SISP Homestay Team
- Create: relationships and memories that will last a lifetime!
Visit the SISP website, reach out by email, firstname.lastname@example.org, or read our Homestay Brochure to learn more! Sign up for an in-person Host Family Information Evening HERE.
The Leadership class is holding an Outdoor Toy Drive March 6-17. - New or lightly used toys. ie: push cars and lawnmowers and sports equipment. All donations are going to The Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island. Donation box is in the front foyer.
On April 8th, 2023 Science Venture is hosting the annual, free GoCodeGirl Event to promote computer sciences to girls and gender non-conforming folks. This year, the event is EcoCode themed: participants of any coding level will explore intersections between computer sciences, environmental sciences, and sustainability! Participants will also be provided with lunch and fun swag items to take home. Register today.
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 students to showcase their talents in the community. Submissions need to be in by May 10.
The Town of Sidney is seeking feedback on various proposals contained in their draft Active Transportation Plan including corridors supporting safe travel to schools. DRAFT Active Transportation Plan and Survey.
Grade 11s and 12s are invited to read frequently updated scholarship information posted on the Scholarship Google classroom.
You are interested in participating in the PAC Breakfast Club, please email email@example.com. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
PARKLAND CAFETERIA WEEKLY MENU
MAIN DISHES: Butter Chicken on Rice // Fettuccine Alfredo (V) // Pizza // Hot Dogs
WRAPS & SALADS: Panini // Veggies & Dip
BAKED TREATS: Maple Pecan Muffins // Assorted Cookies
The Cafeteria accepts debit tap, cash or Cafeteria punch card $30.00. Pay online.
ATHLETICS, SPORTS TEAMS, TEAM MEETINGS AND GAME ANNOUNCEMENTS
Congratulations to the Senior Girls Soccer Team for winning their first game of the season 1-0 over PCS. Olivia Halasz scored our goal and the team played excellent defense!
Congratulations to the Staff Intramural Basketball team for their victory over Justin Panio’s team. Fun was had by all, but the staff ruled this year.
Congratulations to the Staff Hockey Team for their 8-6 win over the Hockey Academy students. Everyone had a great time cheering on both teams. Great school spirit, way to go!
Youth Leadership and Employment Boot Camp at Panorama, March 20-23. Register today.
Want to Explore Careers in Aviation? This is the day for YOU!! Elevate Aviation is a non-profit organization providing a platform for women to thrive and succeed through aviation. This year the 7th Annual Elevate Aviation Cross Country Tour will be visiting Victoria on March 20th at the Victoria International Airport.
Participants will spend the morning hearing from women employed in a variety of aviation careers such as airport operations, pilots, flight attendants, military personnel and aircraft mechanics. Following lunch, groups will get a behind the scenes tour of local aviation facilities including a corporate jet hangar, an FBO, a helicopter maintenance facility and the air traffic control tower.
They are specifically inviting students between the ages of 12-18 to participate in this unique opportunity, and believe that introducing young people to the wide range of career opportunities available in aviation is an important step in increasing diversity and representation in the industry.
Location: the Victoria Flying Club, 1852 Canso Road, North Saanich, BC.
Hours: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm with a snack and lunch break. Cost: free of charge.
Event organizer: Heather Meads, BC Ambassador Elevate Aviation.
For more information and to register: https://elevateaviation.ca/programs/tours/
There are many available jobs right now. See Ms. McNamee for more details.
Panorama has summer camp jobs available as well as Play in the Park jobs available. Check out their website.
Work BC Youth Job Blast (jobs and workshops) March issue.
SD63 Career's Newsletter.
Check the Grad Google Classroom for the latest grad activities.
Next Grad Parent Meeting is April 13~ 7pm in the Library Learning Commons.
Meat Draw grad fundraiser at Brewsky’s Pub ~ March 18 ~ 2-4pm, mark your calendars.
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.
TUTORIALS, COURSE WORK ASSISTANCE & ACADEMIC SUPPORT
Wednesday and Friday after school in Room 204.
Math & Science Help Centre Wednesdays after school in Room 201.
CLUBS, SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS, WEEKLY MEETINGS
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
Mar 17 - Green Shirt Day - Happy St Patrick’s Day
Mar 20-31 - Spring Break - no school
Apr 3 - School back in session
Apr 6 - Grad breakfast 7:30, followed by mandatory block 1 grad assembly
Apr 7 - Good Friday, stat, no school
Apr 10 - Easter Monday, stat, no school
Apr 13 - Grad Capstone Presentations
Apr 14 - last day of Term 3
Apr 14 - Day of Silence
Apr 24 - Non-instructional Day
Apr 25 - Report Cards emailed out at 3:30
Apr 27 - Early dismissal 2:00
Apr 27 - Parent/Teacher Interviews 5-7pm. Call for appts
Apr 28 - Grad package due
That's all for today Parkland ~ Stay Paw-sitive!