Wednesday, December 13

Newsletter

End of First Semester

It is hard to believe that we are nearing the end of the first semester.  The semester ends on Friday, December 19.  Report cards will be posted to Parent Portal on December 23.  Hard copies of report card will be sent home on January 3.  

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PTO

Don’t forget Parkwood PTO Day at Subway on Tuesday, December 9.   We are still looking for some great parents that are interested in making a difference at Parkwood! If you are interested in volunteering through the PTO or have any questions, suggestions, or comments please email Angela Hiser at ahiserparkwoodpto@yahoo.com. Please stay informed by visiting and liking our Facebook page at Parkwood PTO!  

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Clarksville Library

December Toddler Storytime — Thursdays, December 11th and 18th at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. at Clarksville Branch Library Children 4 and under are invited to join Miss Jennifer for stories, songs, crafts, dancing and much more!  Children must be registered and accompanied by an adult.  Please register at jefflibrary.org, Events Calendar; or call 812-285-5640. Freaky Friday — Friday, December …

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Boys Basketball

Boys basketball intramurals are scheduled  for the week of December 15 – 19.  Boys who wish to participate in intramurals will need a permission slip.  See Coach Gray for a permission slip.

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Field Trip

Parkwood students and staff will be going on a school wide field trip next Friday morning.  The JHS “Winter Fantasy 2014” themed concert is presented by JHS bands and choirs, featuring over 300 talented musicians.  Permission slips were sent home this past week.  If you have not yet returned your child’s permission slip, please do so.  We will be leaving …

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Parent Tip

What Parents Can do at Home to Help Students with Math: Use License Plates to Teach Math Skills When you are riding in the car, you can use license plates on other cars to teach math skills.  Young children can read the numbers.  Older children can try to add the numbers quickly in their heads. As your child gets older, …

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Ivy Tech Kids College

Looking for an opportunity to send your kids to college?  Ivy Tech Community College in Sellersburg is offering a unique program over Winter Break that is geared for students in Kindergarten through 5th grade.  This exciting educational adventure features classes such as Lego Robotics, Cooking Fun, Weird and Wacky Science and more!  The class time are from 9:00 AM to …

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Girl’s Basketball

The Lady Pirates finished their regular season on Thursday.  The first round of the tournament starts on Monday.  Come out and support our team!

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Parent Tip

What Parents Can do at Home to Help Students with Math: Have More Fun With Fractions and Decimals ¨ Number lines can help children understand fractions and decimals.  Write a list of fractions — 1/8, 1/4, 1/6, 1/2, 1/5, 1/3, 1/10, and so on.  Have your child place those fractions on the line below in approximately the place where they should …

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Treasure Chest PNC Bank

Parkwood has a partnership with PNC Bank in Clarksville.  We have a student bank, Treasure Chest Bank, that is open at the school each month.  Parkwood students can make deposits into their own PNC savings accounts each month.  Bank “employees” are Parkwood students.  They are trained for bank positions by PNC staff.  The following students will be working in the …

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