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 4, 2020, the Allegany County Chamber of Commerce Leadership Allegany! Class of 2020 participated in the program’s annual Education Day co-hosted by the Allegany County Public Schools, Allegany College of Maryland, and Frostburg State University.
As a result of increased health metrics related to COVID-19 in Allegany County, ACPS is cancelling all in-person extra-curricular activities and athletics events and practices effective today, Thursday, November 5, 2020, beginning with afternoon activities.
As a result of the shortened school day for elementary schools during the hybrid learning model, Allegany County Public Schools, in cooperation with the City of Cumberland, have made temporary changes to the traffic patterns in front of two schools to better coincide with dismissal times.
On Wednesday, October 14, 2020, more than 100 school board members and education leaders from across the state gathered virtually for the Maryland Association of Boards of Education Annual Business Meeting and Conference.
ACPS has been awarded a grant to implement after-school tutoring that is open to all students.
Interim Superintendent of Schools, Mr. Jeff Blank, has announced several administrative staffing appointments as a result of retirements.
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.