Welcome to Parkside Elementary

Announcements & Important Information:

It's "Beach Day" in the Parkside cafeteria for lunch on Jan. 28th!  Students may bring beach towels to sit on for a picnic style lunch. 

Yearbooks are on sale - Feb. 2 - Feb. 27, 2015!

PhyEd Family Fun Night- Monday, Feb. 2nd in the Parkside gym from 6:30-7:30 p.m.  Come on in for some fun family fitness!

Conference Nights are almost here!  Watch for your child's report cards to come home in Wednesday folders on Feb. 4th.  Parent Teacher conferences are on:

  • February 10, 12 & 17 from 4:00-7:00 p.m.

No School - Monday Feb. 16th due to Presidents' Day.

Grade 4 Field Trip to Baker Park Near Wilderness - Friday, Feb. 27th.


Quest--Applications Due Friday, January 30, 2015

Quest--Applications Due Friday, January 30, 2015

Quest services highly gifted students (top two to three percent in class) in grades 2-9 and is a tuition-free school within a school located at Parkside Elementary (grades 2-5), Buffalo Community Middle School (grades 6-8), and at Buffalo High School (grade 9). If you think your child might qualify for the program, you are encouraged to apply. Deadline for applications is Friday, January 30, 2015. There will also be a Quest Informational Meeting on Monday, January 26 at 7 p.m. in the Buffalo Community Middle School Media Center (for all grade levels).

The Quest program is for highly gifted students and will be offered to students in grades 2-9. Qualified students from other districts are invited to apply. Follow this link to find more information about the program, the application and other necessary forms required for submission to the program.


2015-16 School District Calendar At-a-Glance
Tuesday Jan 20, 15

2015-16 School District Calendar At-a-Glance (PDF - 148.46 KB)

Start planning for next school year! Here is the at-a-glance district calendar for 2015-16.

Know the Truth--Emerging Drug Trends in Wright County
Friday Jan 9, 15

Know the Truth--Emerging Drug Trends in Wright County (PDF - 2.32 MB)

Raising children in today's society means parents need to Know the Truth. This is a presentation for parents of children of ALL ages (not just teenagers).

Know the Truth
is a substance abuse prevention program through Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge. Join the Wright County Sheriff's office as they host the Know the Truth Symposium on Thursday, January 22, 2015 from 7-8:30 p.m. in the Buffalo High School Performing Arts Center.

The symposium will feature panel speakers from the Wright County Attorney's Office, Court Services and Sheriff's Office, Police Departments of Annandale, Buffalo and Howard Lake as well as local chemical dependency programs and  life changing stories that may affect how you raise your children.

Click on this story to see a flyer for the event.

Phy Ed Family Fun Nights

Phy Ed Family Fun Nights

Looking for some family fun and a great way to stay active?
Parkside Physical Education "
Family Fun Nights" are held in the Parkside gymnasium, from 6:30-7:30 p.mAll Parkside students and their families are invited to come join the fun!

Family Vacation Information and Form

Family Vacation Information and Form

Is your family taking a vacation during the school year? 

What's New at the Parkside Cafe?

What's New at the Parkside Cafe?

New for 2014-2015:

  • This year all families that qualify for reduced price meals receive breakfast AND lunch at no cost!  Apply easily online here: Application for Education School Meal Benefits, or pick up an application in the school office.
  • All Kindergarten students eat breakfast at no cost.
Are You Moving?

Are You Moving?

Are you moving?  Please notify the Parkside office at 763.682.8500 as soon as possible if you are planning on moving out of the BHM school district or are transferring schools.

Please complete a Student Withdrawal Form (print here or also available in the school office).