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
On Wednesday, November 13, 2019, the Allegany County Chamber of Commerce Leadership Allegany! Class of 2019 participated in the program’s annual Education Day.
The Allegany High School Drama and the Performing Arts class present their One Act play production of “Ten Actors in Search of a Cell Phone” by James Rayfield and “Boxes” by Kendra Thomas.
The Allegany County Public School System considers a number of factors when making the decision to delay or close schools.
On Wednesday, October 23, 2019, area credit unions from Allegany County and the Western Maryland Chapter and District of Columbia Credit Union Association, along with the Maryland and District of Columbia Credit Union Association, hosted the 15th Semi-Annual Financial Reality Fair for area high school students.
Maryland State Department of Education officials have announced that they intend to adopt a number of changes to enhance and expand required Holocaust instruction in the state’s public schools.
Interim Superintendent of Schools, Mr. Jeffrey Blank, has announced that Scott Bauer, teacher at Allegany High School, will assume the vacant position of Assistant Principal at Washington Middle School in an interim capacity through the end of the 2019-2020 school year.
Interim Superintendent of Schools, Mr. Jeffrey Blank, has announced two administrative staffing appointments effectively immediately.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Visitor Management System
Parkside School is now using the Raptor Technologies Visitor Management System to track visitors to the building. The new system requires visitors to show a valid photo ID upon checking in at the main office. Raptor instantly screens guests against the national sex offender registry as well as Aspen for any custody issues.
There are no important announcements at this time.