Blog Archives

  • Primary 2 Cultural Challenge Toni & Genevieve’s Class Tuesday May 23, 10:30-11:30

    All Primary 2 parents are invited and encouraged to come watch this Parkside tradition that is Cultural Challenge. The children of Primary 2 will be performing songs, poems and movements that they have learned throughout the year. Most will be in groups, but some older children will also have solo performances. It’s an amazing sight to see! 

  • Primary 1 Cultural Challenge Shannon & Sophie’s Class Monday, May 22, 10:30-11:30

    All Primary 1 parents are invited and encouraged to come watch this Parkside tradition that is Cultural Challenge. The children of Primary 1 will be performing songs, poems and movements that they have learned throughout the year. Most will be in groups, but some older children will also have solo performances. It’s an amazing sight to see! 

  • Last Simple Gifts Joe and Claire will be out of town May 19, so we will have our last Simple Gifts on this day, May 12th. 

  • May 3 — “A Peak Into Primary”, 4-7pm We are recreating Mothers’ and Father’s night for our Primary community. More details to come on our new family night, save the date for now. 

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    Science Fair

    Science Fair Friday, April 7th, 12:30-1:30

    Be sure to take a long lunch break on Friday, April 7th, and come see what our elementary scientists have cooked up! All of our guests are welcome to experience each classroom (LE1, LE2 and UPE).

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    Amplify Austin

    Amplify Parkside Today at 6pm!  100% for $100K Today is the day we Amplify Parkside! Beginning at 6 pm, you can make your donations in real-time, and watch our total go up, up, UP! Scheduled donations will be posted late tonight, so we can celebrate that bump first thing in the morning. And if you can wait to donate, Parkside’s Power Hour is tomorrow from 11-12pm. If we have the most donations and/or the highest total in donations for that hour, we [...]
  • Wednesday, March 8th, 6:30-8:00pm Primary Parent Ed: Montessori Math for Primary Join the Primary team as they reveal the workings and connections of the Montessori math materials in the Primary classroom. We will be exploring the unique methods in the Montessori curriculum that prepare the young child to begin the understanding of, and exploration with, our number system. For any of you who struggled with math growing up, this will be a fascinating exploration of the hands-on experience your children get every [...]

  • Tuesday, February 28 & Tuesday, March 7th, 6:30-7:30pm Lower El 1 & 2 – Your Turn in the Classroom It’s your turn to be in the classroom – a unique opportunity for some one-on-one time with your child in their environment. It’s the other parent’s (or loving adult’s) turn on Tuesday, March 7. Your child will teach you some of their favorite lessons and work in the classroom. Mark your calendar and be sure to attend this special night!

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    Clothing Swap

    Children’s Clothing and Book Swap Sunday, March 26th, 1-4pm The clothes and books are pouring in for our swap on Sunday! The campus will be open for picnics, playtime, and socializing during the event, so please stop by for some fun and some “new” clothes and books for the kids! Even if you didn’t contribute any items, you are still very welcome to come and find some treasures.   Please contact Stacy Aronson if you’re interested in helping.  Any remaining books and clothing will be [...]
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    ITBS Testing

    Upper El students will be taking the Iowa Test of Basic Skills a few hours each morning. 

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