Community

Students get corn-y

Parkland Secondary student body president Ryan Trelford calls his classmates in for corn as PAC chair Terry Lanktree (right) and parent volunteer Laine Bennett prepare the meal during a spirit barbecue. - Steven Heywood/News staff
Parkland Secondary student body president Ryan Trelford calls his classmates in for corn as PAC chair Terry Lanktree (right) and parent volunteer Laine Bennett prepare the meal during a spirit barbecue.
— image credit: Steven Heywood/News staff

Hot corn and hot dogs were served up by student and parent volunteers at Parkland Secondary School’s recent spirit barbecue.

It’s one of two spirit barbecues put on by the student council and the parents’ advisory council (PAC). PAC chair Terry Lanktree says they are fun events, designed to offer students a bit of a break in their routine.

“It’s a way of getting kids out, talking, visiting and showing some school spirit,” he said.

Student council president Ryan Trelford said working with parent volunteers shows they are involved in the school and the students themselves have fun and enjoy something a little different.

Trelford added Parkland normally holds one spirit barbecue in the fall and another in the spring. The school also holds spirit assemblies indoors throughout the year.

 

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

New metal slide installed in Horne Lake caves
 
Local chef competes on Chopped Canada
 
Police tackle, apprehend man in Campbell River
FAMILY: Balancing business and family/Mom Q & A Dec. 12
 
Little library pops up in Centennial Square
 
Red Hatters give to the community
Alberni celebrates 40 years of Starfleet
 
Calm before the storm
 
Big hugs

Community Events, December 2014

Add an Event


Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Dec 17 edition online now. Browse the archives.