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2018

Family Movie Night

On Friday we will be showing Where The Wild Things Are. The doors will open at 6:00 pm with the movie starting at 6:30 pm. There will be a concession and bannock dogs will be available. We hope to see everyone there. Students in grades K to 6 must have…

Parent Input

Welcome back, everyone. We hope your break was filled with lots of memories. January is the time of year where the Alberta Government begins surveying school stakeholders in order to get feedback on how the school is doing. At Parkdale School, we value…

2017

Christmas Concert

Parkdale will be having it's Christmas Concert on Wednesday, December 20th. There will be two performances with the afternoon performance starting at 1:15 pm and the evening performance starting at 6:30 pm. The doors for both performances will be open…

Thank You

We would like to thank all of the parents and guardians that came to Parent Teacher interviews on Thursday night. The partnership between the parents and school is very important to us at Parkdale. We enjoyed the chance to share all the good things that…

Parent Teacher Interviews and Bookfair

Parent Teacher Interviews are on Thursday, November 30th. They start at 4 pm and they go to 8 pm. We hope to see all families come out as we are hoping to continue to form a supportive relationship with you as the parents. The team of parent and teacher…

Keeping up with the School News

We are trying to make it easier for everyone to stay up to date with what is happening at Parkdale School. We not only have a Facebook account but today we started a Twitter and Instagram account.  We will be making posts to keep you up to date with…

Family Movie Night

The Parkdale Parent Advisory Council is hosting a Fundraiser on Friday, November 24th. They are having a family movie night. The Parent Advisory Council raises funds to support school events such as Field Trips, and performances at the school. The cost…

Parents as Important Team Members

At Parkdale School we believe that the team that is developed between the Parents and the Teacher is vitally important. That is one of the reasons why Parent Teacher Interviews are so important. We can work together to best support your son or daughter…

Rock Your Mocs

On November 15th we are asking that you wear your mocassins or mukluks to school!

Enjoy the Long Weekend

Would just like to remind all families of your long weekend. Tomorrow is a PD day so the teachers are going to be learning about MindUp, Literacy in the classroom (using what the teachers learned from Miriam Trehearne) and some technology. Remember that…

Miriam Trehearne Visits Parkdale School

We are feeling very lucky as a staff today because we have literacy specialist Miriam Trehearne at our school to support our teachers. Today and tomorrow she will be observing all of our teachers in grades ECS to 3 as they deliver their literacy program.…

Pizza Sales to Support the Sports Teams

This Wednesday the girls' volleyball team will be selling pizza for $2.00 a slice. All money raised goes to the cost of operating the sports teams. The pizza will be sold one slice to each student until it is gone. If pizza remains, students may have…

Operation Christmas Child Shoebox

Our school is participating in the Operation Christmas Child Shoebox program. Each year thousands of shoeboxes are filled by families across North America and sent to children around the world who receive very little for Christmas. This is an opportunity…

Remembrance Day Ceremony

We would like to invite our families to attend our Remembrance Day Ceremony on November 9th at 10:45 am. We are asking that our students and staff wear red or black that day.This is the day that we choose to remember all of the people who have served…

Partnership with Sunrise Village

Our school partnership with Sunrise Village is continuing this year. Tomorrow the grade 1B class will be heading to Sunrise Village to share some Halloween Spirit. We are excited about this partnership and all the opportunities that we have to work…

Halloween Activities

On Tuesday, October 31st starting at 1:00 pm Parkdale school will be having Halloween Activities for the grade 1 to 6 students. The student leadership group has planned fun activities in the gym for the classes to participate in. We are asking that students…

Thanks to Wetaskiwin Family Chiropractic Clinic

We would like to thank Wetaskiwin Family Chiropractic Clinic for their donation of school supplies. The staff appreciated the bins that we received and the fact that they would be able to support students in our school. Thank you to Doctor Zara and the…

Response to Intervention

Response to Intervention (RTI) in Parkdale School is a plan that is devised by the school Administration, Learning Support Teachers and Classroom Teachers. The plan is to support student learning by meeting students' needs. In order for us to meet students…

Parent Teacher Interviews

We had the first round of Parent Teacher Interviews on Thursday, October 5th. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all of the parents that were able to attend that night. If you were not able to attend, please give the school and talk to your…

Like Us On Facebook

We have a new Facebook Page! You can find a link to our Facebook page on our Parkdale School Page. Please like us so we can keep you updated with all of the events that are happening at our school. We will be posting events on Facebook regularly to keep…

NAIT Trip a Huge Success

The grade 7 and 8 students went to the NAIT Open House today. They were able to visit many different faculties and see what kinds of careers are available to them. Some of the careers that they checked out were Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Paramedic,…

Parents of Parkdale Meeting

Once a month we have a Parents of Parkdale Meeting. We meet as a group to set up events for the students, fundraise for activities, but also to help with the schools strategic plan.  We are meeting on Thursday, October 12th at 4 pm. At this meeting,…

Parent & Teacher Interviews at Parkdale School

Reminder that Parkdale School will be holding Parent and Teacher Interviews on October 5th 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Hope to see you there.

Volleyball Season Starts

The Parkdale Wolfpack Junior Girls Volleyball Team starts their season this week. They play their games on Tuesday and the schedule is: October 3rd - playing at Father Leduc Catholic School October 10th - playing at Warburg School October 17th - home…

Literacy is Important

The Literacy Fairies introduced classes a reading contest. The students are being encouraged to read as many books as they can. Once they read a book they will fill out a book spine and hand it into their teachers. The class that reads the most books…

Parkdale School News September 25th to September 29th

An important reminder to all of our school families to ensure that the school has current contact information. If something was to happen we need to be able to contact a family member to support the student. Please just call the office to notify us of…