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
The fall sports season was a pretty good one for the Mountain Ridge Miners. Both the volleyball team and the varsity football team were the recipients of MPSSAA State Tournament Sportsmanship Awards this year, an award that is presented to one team per sport.
Allegany County Public Schools Superintendent, Mr. Jeff Blank, recently announced the appointment of Mr. Timothy Farrell as the acting principal at George’s Creek Elementary School effective December 16, 2021, through the remainder of this school year.
Maryland Early Fall Assessment Data and Kindergarten Readiness Results Reflect National Trends on Learning Loss
Today, the Maryland State Department of Education released preliminary early fall assessment and kindergarten readiness scores for the 2021-22 school year, which demonstrated an overall decline in student proficiency for English Language Arts (ELA), Mathematics and Kindergarten Readiness.
The Mountain Ridge High School Chapter of the National Honor Society recently held its induction ceremony for the 2021-2022 school year welcoming 65 new members to the organization.
Forty-four junior and senior students from Allegany High School were inducted into membership of the National Honor Society (NHS) on Tuesday, October 19, 2021, in front of parents, staff, students, and guests.
On Sunday, November 7, 2021, at Landis Field in Harrisburg, PA, the Allegany High School Marching Band made school history when they won their first ever Tournament of Bands Atlantic Coast High School Marching Band Championship (ACC's).
Do you want to be a volunteer speaker for the Speakers’ Bureau and/or STEM Specialist in the Classroom?
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.
There are no important announcements at this time.