Two Spirit Days This Week: Thursday is Browns' Day and Friday is Parkside Blues DayWednesday, November 20, 2013
Parkside will have two spirit days this week.
Thursday will be Cleveland Browns' Spirit Day and students should wear Cleveland Browns' attire or orange and brown.
Friday is Parkside Spirit Day. Students should wear their Parkside spirit wear or blue and white!
Parkside Students Honor Those Who Have Bravely Served Our Country During Veterans Day AssemblyWednesday, November 20, 2013
Parkside students learned more about the significance of honoring those who have served our country and the importance of patriotism during a special Veterans Day assembly. Family members, friends and neighbors of Parkside students who have served in the military were honored during the program, making important connections for students. The John Carroll University ROTC Color Guard opened the program.
Got Milk? Solon students do for HalloweenWednesday, October 30, 2013
The Solon Schools are joining in the Got Milk? Halloween celebration with the Peanuts gang. All Solon students in grades K-4 who choose milk of any kind on October 31 will receive a washable Peanuts character tattoo.
The promotions are aimed at helping educate students about the nutritional benefits of milk.
Additional Got Milk? milk mustache promotions will take place throughout November at Arthur Road, Lewis, Parkside, Roxbury and Orchard. Resources: Fun, nutritional snack ideas using milk.
Picture Retake Day is October 30Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Parkside's Picture Retake Day is Wednesday, October 30, beginning at 8 a.m. Parents who want to have their child's school pictures retaken must send the original photo packet to school on Wednesday. Students need to return the envelope with the original photos to have the photographer retake the photos.
Solon students invited to show their artistic talents in the PTA Reflections programThursday, October 03, 2013
Solon students are encouraged to unleash their creativity and submit original works of art for the national PTA Reflections art program. The Reflections program offers students an opportunity to explore their artistic talents and create works of art for fun and recognition.
“PTA is a strong advocate arts education,” said JoEllen Weingarten, Solon’s PTA Reflections chair. “We saw an increase in submissions for the program last year and were thrilled to learn that two Solon students were recognized at the national level. Through the program this year, we are hoping again to tap into the talent of our Solon students.”
This year’s theme is BELIEVE, DREAM, INSPIRE. Students may submit artwork incorporating this theme in six categories: Visual Arts, Film Production, Literature, Dance Choreography, Music, Composition and Photography.
Artwork is judged locally in grade divisions. All participants will be recognized. The work of 22 local Solon winners will move on to the state competition, and the state winners advance to the National PTA finals.
Read MoreResources: PTA Reflections Art Contest Entry Form 2013
Curriculum Night at Parkside is Tuesday, September 10Monday, September 09, 2013
Curriculum Night here at Parkside is Tuesday, September 10, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The schedule for the evening includes parents of students in grades K-2 going to classrooms at 6:30 and parents of students in grades 3-4 going to classrooms at 7:45 p.m.
Parents of students in grades 3-4 should start the evening at 6:30 visiting specials teachers at 6:30 p.m. Parents of students in grades K-2 will visit specials teachers during the 7:45 p.m. session.
Please see the attached Parent Information Sheet for a more detailed schedule of the evening.
The Curriculum Night presentations are for parents only – no children please.Resources: 2013 Curriculum Night Information for Parents
First PTA Meeting and New Family Welcome Program Set for August 20Tuesday, August 13, 2013
The first Parkside PTA meeting of the year is slated for Tuesday, August 20, at 9:15 a.m. The PTA looks forward to meeting new members and welcoming back existing volunteers!
The New Family Welcome Program for students in grades 1-4 and their parents who are new to Parkside and the Solon Schools this year will follow the PTA meeting on August 20 at 1 p.m.
Welcome Mrs. Sullen! Solon Board of Education approves Amanda Sullen as new principal for Parkside Elementary School Friday, June 28, 2013
The Solon Board of Education today unanimously approved Amanda Sullen as the next principal of Parkside Elementary School.
Mrs. Sullen brings outstanding leadership and administrative skills to her position as Parkside principal, said Solon Schools' Superintendent Joe Regano. “Amanda is a bright, effective and collaborative school leader who shares our Solon Schools’ educational philosophy and commitment to research-based instructional practices that create an engaging learning environment and foster the highest possible achievement for all students,” Mr. Regano said. “Amanda is an excellent communicator and adeptly builds rapport with students, parents and teachers alike. I am confident she will mesh well with our administrative team and is a great fit for our district.”
Most recently, Mrs. Sullen served as an assistant principal for three years at Harvey Rice Elementary School, a kindergarten through 8th grade building in the Cleveland Schools. Prior to her tenure at Harvey Rice, Mrs. Sullen taught pre-kindergarten and first grade at the Warner Girls’ Leadership Academy in Cleveland from 2007-2010 and kindergarten at Central Primary School in Bedford from 2006-07.