Yearly, Parkway students are challenged to join the Parkway Panther Book Club and meet a grade level goal. The first year a student reaches this accomplishment, they are given a lanyard and a T-shirt. If the reading accomplishment is for subsequent years, they receive a pin and a T-shirt.
The Junior Paws Spirit and Service Club has been busy this spring! From the end of March to mid-April, Junior Paws sponsored a small toy collection for the Embrace Kids Foundation. The Embrace Kids Foundation assists children who have serious medical challenges. The donations of small toys will be given to children who are receiving medical treatments and need a fun break, or something to distract them from their situation. Please 'click' to read more.
Captain Jeff Lenarski of the Prospect Heights Fire Company visited with Mrs. Cline’s second grade class to pick up snack donations and thank you cards from Parkway School staff and students as part of ‘Feed the Fire’. Parkway School’s Jr. Paws members helped collect and organize donations. Please 'click' to read article.
An upbeat tempo can be heard throughout the hallways to welcome the Parkway School community back after the long weekend. Mr. Berkman, the instrumental teacher, hand-picked musicians from the fifth grade band and worked in small groups to prepare for their Monday morning performances.
At an assembly in February select students of Parkway Elementary School were asked to speak about youthful dreams and how to achieve them. This theme was continued throughout the month during Unity and other classroom activities. It is our goal at PES to use our 4RC character traits (Ready, Responsible, Respectful, Resourceful and Cooperation) to help us all achieve our dreams. 'Click' to read about the dreams of our students.
Parkway Elementary School was honored to have its “Pawsitive Days of Service” project named a 2016 Promising Practice by the highly respected organization. Open this headline for details!
For more than 20 years the Ewing Public Education Foundation (EPEF) has championed education by providing innovative program grants to teachers and awarding scholarships to graduating EHS seniors. Please make your tax deductible donation now to help us build for our current giving cycle! Go to www.EPEF.org.
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