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Wednesday Post

Wednesday Post

December 13, 2023  

*** Today after school the movie “Home Alone” will be playing in the theatre, entry is free and popcorn and other snacks will be sold.

*** Story Theatre presents Creator Crew, a free arts program, for youth ages 14-19.  They also offer the first 8 registrants a small honorarium for food support and would be valuable to any low income students/families looking for free accessible activities.  Registration form.

Mark your calendars - The Sidney Concert Band is presenting “The Magic of Christmas”, Monday Dec 18 at 7:00 in our theatre. Doors open at 6:30. Tickets at the door, $10 suggested donation. All proceeds go to SD 63 Sr Band Programs.

We have a couple different Seasonal Donation Drives: Social Justice students are collecting gently used clothing, new or gently used toys, blankets, toiletries and money for Our Place Society. Leadership students are collecting new toys and money for CFAX Santa’s Anonymous. Donation tubs are in the front office until December 20. Thank you for helping us support these worthy charities.

And our annual Peninsula Lions Food Bank Drive, Dec 4-22, Block 3 class contest.  Thank you for helping us support this worthy charity.

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! PAC can be reached at:

Youth Health Clinic is every Thursday night 5:30-7:30 @ Shoreline Medical Clinic.

Order Parkland spirit wear. Email your order to Ms. Gribling, then pay online - pick up at end of day at the front office.

Just a reminder that student drop off and pick-up is in the parking lot by the tennis court.


MAIN:  Burger & Fries // Tortellini // Chicken Nuggets // Hot Dogs

SANDWICHES & SIDES: Naan Pizza //  Clubhouse // Veggies & Dip

SWEET TREATS: Assorted Muffins  //  Assorted Cookies

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


Calling all runners! There is an 8k race in January that starts and ends nearby North Saanich Middle School. The race is on Sunday January 14th at 11:30 am. It's a great way to kick off the new year! Students or teachers can sign up and join the Parkland Pant'ers team. The cost is $30. Register now.   Please see Mr. Burnham if you have any questions or want more information about the race.


YEP has some fun upcoming volunteering opportunities at SHOAL Centre: 

  • December 14, 4:00-8:00pm (or portion of) Holiday events - set-up/take-down, greeting attendees, refilling coffee and water. Snacks will be provided!
  • December 15, 4:00-6:30pm - Polar Express Movie Night - set-up, make/serve popcorn and refreshments. Volunteers are invited to stay and enjoy the movie and refreshments at no cost!

Click for Job Postings

TUTORIALS, COURSE WORK ASSISTANCE & ACADEMIC SUPPORTTuesday - Friday after school in Room 204 

Wednesday - Textiles support after school in Room 404.

CLUBS & SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPSSpecial 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

                    - BIPOC Club @ lunch Room 105

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  

Dec 14 - Grad Winter Dinner Dance - 6-10pm

Dec 15 - Christmas Sweater Day 

Dec 18 - PAC Mtg 7:00 @ Small Gods - NEW DATE

Dec 22 - PJ Day

Dec 25-Jan 5 - Winter Break

Jan 8 - School back in session

Jan 11 - Tickets for Musical theatre production of Mean Girls go on sale, theatre seating 

Jan 18 - IB info night - via MS Teams 6:00

Jan 22 - Grad photo retakes by appt - online booking link 

Jan 22-26 - Literacy/Numeracy Assessment week - schedule

Jan 22 - Block 1 8:30-11:30 and course completion in the afternoon

Jan 23 - Block 2 8:30-11:30 and course completion in the afternoon

Jan 24 - Block 3 8:30-11:30 and course completion in the afternoon

Jan 25 - Block 4 8:30-11:30 and course completion in the afternoon

Jan 26 - Course completion only all day

Jan 29 - Semester 2 starts

Jan 31-Feb 3 - Musical Production of Mean Girls, curtain up at 7:00 ( & Sat 2:00 & 7:00)

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