The TCNJ Golden Key International Honor Society donated goodie bags to be distributed to students as a reward for hard work and making good choices. Kappa Delta Pi hosted their annual Literacy Alive program at Parkway School for students in kindergarten through second grade.
For 22 days, the entire Parkway School Community was involved in reading the book Flora and Ulysses by Kate DiCamillo. This project was a part of Parkway’s Schoolwide Title I plan to promote family engagement and improve developing literacy skills.
Mrs. Cline’s second grade class has come in 3rd place in the Mercer County Math Contest sponsored by Sumdog Team. As a prize, the class earned a free six-month subscription to Sumdog to continue to play the math games online.
John August, Author of Arlo Fitch in the Valley of Fire Visits Parkway School! On February 12th, the 4th and 5th grade students of Parkway Elementary School were treated to an author visit by John August. Mr. August’s book, Arlo Finch in the Valley of the Fire, is the first in a three book series about 12 year old Arlo Finch, a boy who moves to Colorado and joins a special scout team to learn to survive in both the wilds of the forest and the magical world that lives within it.
Mrs. Knapp is recognized as an outstanding team member and an excellent primary grade teacher. She regularly exchanges suggestions for program improvement and instructional changes with her first grade team. Trunk or Treat, Winter Wonderland, Pancake Breakfast and Pajama Reading Night are a few of the evening family events where she attends to assist and facilitate activities. She is dedicated to professional growth and development and highly regarded as an instructional leader. 'Click' to read more about this awesome teacher!
Parkway Elementary School participated in a schoolwide Pajama Day to benefit Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Students and staff brought in voluntary donation amounts and the grand total of money raised to help CHOP was (insert drum roll here) $550.77!!
Play Along is the newest release from Music Together brought to us by Trenton Music Makers, formerly The Trenton Community Music School, which is specially designed for preschoolers. The new curriculum is teacher friendly and helps align music-making activities to New Jersey Preschool Learning Standards.
The Eco-Schools program encourages schools to improve student understanding of sustainability principles which helps to enhance the science curriculum by teaching the students environmental stewardship through hands on learning. 'Click' to read article and to view PowerPoint presentation.