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September 26th, 2017

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September 26th, 2017
by Bettina Perron - Tuesday, 26 September 2017, 11:09 AM

September 26th, 2017


YELLOW GOOGLE FORMS:  202 students will have their Google accounts removed on Friday if they haven't handed in your yellow form properly completed on both sides. Please pick up a yellow form from the office if you did not return it to your TA at beginning of September.

MEET THE TEACHER - is happening this Thursday, September 28th.    Early Dismissal is at 2:03. Our BBQ starts at 5pm. At 6pm we start the evening in the Large gym. Students please be sure to pass on your schedule to your parents so they know which class to attend.

ORANGE SHIRT DAY- SEPT 29th - Stelly's is celebrating Orange Shirt Day this Friday, Sept 29th.  Orange Shirt Day is a nationally commemorated day to remember the survivors of Indian Residential Schools while affirming that all children are valued and matter in our communities. 

CANADIAN UNIVERSITIES EVENT - OCT 5th   The Canadian University Event will be coming to Parkland on Thursday October 5th.There will be over 40 universities from across Canada at this event.  It is a great opportunity to meet and discuss post-secondary options in Canada with representatives from these institutions. Any Grade 12 student interested in attending this event can pick up a field trip permission form from the Career Centre. The form must be returned to the Career Centre by Monday, October 2nd.  There is limited seat available and it will be on a first come first served basis. A list of participating institutions is posted at the Career Centre.


JR GIRLS BASKETBALL OPEN GYM: Are you a grade 9/10 junior girl who is interested in basketball? There are open gyms starting this Wednesday at 5 pm in the small gym. They are not mandatory just an opportunity to play some basketball.

SAILING CLUB: Sailing Club is starting Sept 30th.  If you are interested in sailing this fall please pick up an application form from the office or contact Christine Bennett at


Job Opportunities:

The Old Spaghetti Factory is looking for kitchen and dish washing help!  Flexible hours and lots of shifts available!  

Check out the Career Center job board.
Peninsula Pizza is hiring a delivery driver position. Must have reliable vehicle and "N" or fully graduated licence. Hourly rate: $11.35 plus tips. Mileage paid out at $2.00 per delivery. For a full list of duties see the Career Centre Job Board

Training Opportunities
Please come to the Career Centre for more information about these training opportunities:
Retail Training  (FREE)  4 Sundays in October: Oct 1,15,22,29 (not Thanksgiving Sunday) at a Brentwood Bay Thrift Store. This certificate program prepares you for first time work experiences in retail and many other work environments. 
Food Safe Level 1,  Friday, Oct. 20th Pro-D Day - 8:30- 4:30 pm. ($50). 
Basics of Banking & Finance, Oct. 28th (FREE).
First Aid With CPR & AED, Nov. 24th ($50).

Work Experience 12A & 12B Registration Deadline
Reminder that the Work Experience 12A & 12B registration deadline is September 28th! Employed students wishing to achieve work experience credits for this year must be registered by this date.  Please see Mr. Rhodes ASAP in the Career Centre to register!

GRAD 2018

GRAD PINNIE ORDERS: Last day to place your Pinnie Order is Wednesday!