Parkland Teaching Staff 2018-2019

Grade K-1-2     Ms. Nairena MacLellan

Mrs. Krystal Austin: Mon, Tue and Wed AM Teacher Librarian/ Learning Assistance/Prep

Grade 3 – 4       Mr. Ismar Silva

Grade 5-6-7     Mrs. Joanne Dueck  Mon, Tue and Wed AM as well as Principal/Coach Mentor/Prep

Grade 5-6-7      Mrs. Holly Richmond – Wed PM, Thur and Friday

 Parkland Support Staff

Mrs. Kim Strasky                 Secretary/Bookkeeper Mon, Tue, Wed and Thur(AM)

Ms. Jennifer Scheck           Education Assistant and Lunch supervision

Mrs. Alisha Guild                Education Assistant and Lunch supervision

To be decided                       Education Assistant and recess supervision (8:30 – 11:30 daily)

Mrs. Carolyn Derfler          Strong Start Educator

Mr. Mike Kroonen               Custodial

Mr. Jason Lowcay                Computer Technician

Mr. Travis Jones                   School Trustee

Contacting the School

Secretary hours:

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 8:00 am to 1:30 pm – Thursday 8 am to 11 am – Friday: off

When the Secretary or Principal are not in and classes are in session, the phone will only be answered before school and after school. There is no message machine.

 Bus Notes

If an emergency arises and arrangements must be changed, please contact the bus garage at 250-782-2106. Please do not call the school to change arrangements.

If your child is not riding or riding a different bus, a note is required. Please put your child’s full name on any notes. If your child stays for an after school activity, a bus note is also required. If no arrangements are made, the child will be sent home on the bus.  If a parent is not here by 2:00 pm to pick up the child, he or she will be sent home on the bus.

If there is a change in your child’s regular bus routine, a note is needed for all bus drivers involved.  (ie: two notes may be needed)  When you want to know if busses are running due to weather concerns, there is an automated bus line at 250-782 -1061 and the school district website’s main page (www.sd59.bc.ca) will be updated at 6:00 am each morning.

Supervision: is provided:

–      from  7:50 to 8:00 am – as busses arrive. There will be a teacher on duty and support staff for supervision.

–      from  9:30 to 10:00 am – recess

–      from  11:30 to 12:06 pm – lunch

–      from  2:00 to 2:10 pm – bus loading time

School Hours

7:50 am – busses arrive. Students put their backpacks inside and (weather permitting) go outside to play. If weather is bad all students will gather in the gym until the bell goes to begin classes. 

8:03 am – bell to come inside & classes begin

9:30 – 10:00 am – recess

11:30 – 12:06 – lunch – students outside for 15 minutes – then bell to come in and eat.

2:00 pm – end of day bell – busses begin loading

2:10 pm – busses leave