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Principal’s Message

Dear Parkwood Parents, I am retiring at the end of this school year after 13 great years at Parkwood.  I have thoroughly enjoyed working with your children, with you, and with the Parkwood community.  We have a fantastic staff at Parkwood and I know that they will continue to provide an outstanding education for the students.  I look forward to …

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Parent Tip

Stress-free Parenting It isn’t possible to be a totally stress-free parent.  The job is too tough for that!  But you can reduce your stress by following a few simple suggestions:   Take time out each day to do something for yourself. Exercise, stretching, listening to soothing music, reading or meditation will reduce stress. Accept that children sometimes make mistakes, are …

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Registration Information

River Valley Middle School will host a 5th grade Student/Parent Night on Thursday, May 21 from 6:00-7:30 p.m.  The program begins in the cafeteria.  

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PTO

May 22 — Labels are due We will be on voting our next PTO board for 2015/2016 school year at our next meeting on May 21st! If you are interested in making a difference at Parkwood by becoming a part of PTO, please email me at ahiserparkwoodpto@yahoo.com! Don’t forget to “like” and follow us on our Facebook page: Parkwood PTO. We update it frequently!   …

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Clark County Activities

Home Depot in Clarksville, Lewis and Clark Pkwy Free Kid’s Workshop — The first Saturday of every month between 9:00 a.m. and noon. Carnegie Center, 201 E Spring St., New Albany, IN Free Family Workshop — Second Saturday of the month.  Check website for more detailed information.  Registration required.  Call 812-944-7336 or email info@carnegiecenter.org. Green Tree Mall, www.greentreemall.com, 812-283-0741 Kid’s …

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Academic Team

On Wednesday night we competed in the GCCS Academic Competition.  Congratulations to our Parkwood team.  

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Classroom Placement

This is the time of the year when the teachers and I work together to place students in classrooms for the coming year.  We consider many factors as we configure our classrooms to make the best educational decisions for each student.  Primary consideration is given to the academic, social, and programmatic needs of the student.  We also consider gender and …

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Volleyball

Girls Volleyball is in full swing. Coach Fortson and Coach Thorne are looking forward to a great season.  The following girls are playing on our team this year: Holeigh Hensley, Madison Hammel, Dalia Moran, Candice Hazelwood, Emily Arroyo Garcia, Mikayla Love, Jazzmin Sheckles, Chyanne Mitchell, Bethany Amick, Cassidy Clark, Liliana Gonzales, Meredith Epley, Violeta Juarez, Skylar Morgan.  

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Track

Track season ended this past Wednesday. Congratulations to the boys and girls for a 5th place finish.  

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Art Show

The following students have their art displayed at the Clarksville Library: Parker Ledbetter, Hayden Worley, Viviana Gonzales Chavez, Mrs. Wardlaw’s class project, Junior Matute Betanza, Carlito Brown, Jesus Martinez Sandoval, Sulima Barjas Bacerra, Nathalie Rodriguez, Danna Hernandez Olivares, Ashley Viloria, Julie Gomez Juarez, Oswaldo Machurro, Selina Ramirez, Natali Luna, Abdul Sanchez Moran, Diedre Minton, Grace Cathey, Jadyn Hendricks, Asia Brown, …

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