Welcome to Parkside Elementary School. Our staff, students, PTA, and families work together as a learning community to assure that every child is successful. Please feel free to stop in and visit us.VISION STATEMENT:Parkside School believes in the importance of forming a strong partnership with parents and community members in order to positively impact the students in our school. To promote effective parent involvement, the staff works together collaboratively with one another and welcomes and encourages parents and community members to join us in the educational program.MISSION STATEMENT:The Parkside Elementary School faculty and staff believe that all students can grow intellectually, personally, socially, and physically. We believe that each of these dimensions is equally important to the total well being of the individual. Together with parents and other partnerships, it is our goal to focus attention on each of these areas in order for every student to become a responsible and productive citizen.Tracey WhartonPrincipal
Two new members have recently joined the Maryland State Board of Education. On July 1, Board Member Chuen-Chin Bianca Chang, MSN, PNP, RN-BC and Student Member Kevin Bokoum officially began their terms.
Maryland Career and Technical Education (CTE) students recently participated in technical skill competitions organized by SkillsUSA, a nonprofit organization for students in CTE programs.
Four ACPS Community School Coordinators had the opportunity to give a presentation to more than 100 educators from across the state at the recent 2021 Maryland Community Schools Summer Conference.
Mr. Mohammed Choudhury officially assumed the office of Maryland State Superintendent of Schools, responsible for leading the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) and the State’s education policy through the implementation of the Blueprint for Education and emergence from the Covid-19 pandemic.
Allegany County Public School’s Center for Career and Technical Education is providing 10 P-TECH students to participate in IBM’s nationwide program that will host 1,000 paid P-TECH interns this summer, with the aim of helping students gain critical professional and technical skills.
ACPS Superintendent of Schools, Mr. Jeff Blank, has announced the appointment of two new principals and a new Supervisor of Social Studies, Professional Learning, Title IIA, and New Teachers for the upcoming school year.
The Allegany County Public School System is proud to announce that students in the graduating Class of 2021 have been accepted to 42 different colleges, universities, and technical schools across the country.
Help Parkside Earn Cash
This is fundraising made easy. Earn cashback rebates to the school by using gift cards for your purchases at your favorite restaurants, stores, gas stations, airlines, hotels, etc.
- Join the Scrip Program at http://shop.shopwithscrip.com/GetStarted
- Click "Join Scrip Program"
- Enter Parkside's enrollment code 46DA83L31748L
- Create unique login info
Purchasing gift cards can be done in 3 different options:
- Physical gift card - school will order every couple of weeks so you need to plan ahead
- Reload - reload your existing card when you run out of money. Usually reloads in 24 hours.
- Scripnow - most convenient. Link back to account and can purchase and use online gift card within seconds using your phone. Only offered at select retailers.
Contact Tyler Wharton at email@example.com with any questions.
There are no important announcements at this time.