Welcome to Parkside Elementary

Announcements & Important Information:

MCA and Performance Series Testing Information:  April and May brings spring testing season!  It's important that your child attends school and is well-rested so they can do their best.  In April students in Grades 3-5 will have MCA Reading & MCA Math testing. In May, students in Grade 5 also have MCA Science testing, and students in Grades 2-5 have Performance Series Reading & Math testing. Check here for our Parkside Testing Schedule (updated 4/14/16) and please plan any appointments around your child's test sessions. MCA informational letter below:

 

Art & Academic Night: Parkside's Art & Academic Ice Cream Social is on Thursday, April 28th from 5:00-7:00PM. It's free admission so bring your family to view the accomplishments of all PES students, enjoy an ice cream treat then shop our BOGO Scholastic Book Fair. Book Fair will open 30 minutes early and will also be open from 8:50-3:30 on April 28, 29 & May 2.

MENU CHANGE:  May 6th

  • Pulled Pork Sandwich
  • Cowboy Beans
  • Carrot Sticks
  • Coleslaw
  • Country style cobbler

Alternate:  BBQ Chicken Sandwich

Upcoming Parkside Field Trips:  Bag lunches can be reserved from our cafeteria for your child by calling 763.682.8511. The cost of a bag lunch is the same as the usual lunch prices:  $2.55 for students, $3.55 for adults, or free/reduced prices.  Students can have their order charged to their meal accounts. A bag lunch includes: a Sun Butter & Jelly sandwich,  1/2 cup of fresh carrots, an apple, chips, a cookie and a carton of milk.
(*Parents accompanying their child or chaperoning a field trip must have completed a criminal background check with the BHM district.)

  • Grade 2 to the Mill City Museum on Tuesday, May 10th.
  • The YAYA Field Trip is Friday, May 20th.
  • Grade 3 to the MN Zoo on Tuesday, May 31st.
  • Grade 1 to Three Rivers Park on Monday, June 6th.


PhyEd Field Days:

  • Grade 5, Friday, June 3rd:  5th graders will be at the BCMS track all day
  • Grades K-4, Tuesday, June 7th at Parkside

 


Student Registrations:  Please call the Parkside office if you are new to the area and need to register your child(ren) for school, or if you have a child eligible for kindergarten and you missed our kindergarten registration night at 763.682.8500

  • Check our School Boundary Information if you are unsure which elementary school your address falls within. 
  • Basic registration forms are available to print and bring with you, or you may pick them up in the school office.
  • Incoming kindergarten students also need to have completed an early childhood screening, and you will need to bring in copies of your child's birth certificate and immunizations in order to start kindergarten in September 2016.  


2016-17 school year information:

  • BHM School District 2016-2017 Calendar-at-a-Glance
  • New start times: Elementary-7:45 a.m.-2:25 p.m.
                           Middle School-8:50 a.m.-3:25 p.m.
                           High School-8:50 a.m.-3:25 p.m.

Summer Food Service Program
Wednesday Apr 27, 16

Summer Food Service Program

Catch a FREE meal with the Summer Food Service Program!!! Read for more information.

Thank You to Our Parkside Volunteers!

Thank You to Our Parkside Volunteers!

Our PES volunteers are amazing! Take a moment to view this video students and staff made to show their appreciation.

https://youtu.be/m68MKLZZF7Q

Are You Moving?

Are You Moving?

Are you moving this summer?  Please notify the Parkside office at 763.682.8500, or by email at sbartz@bhmschools.org, as soon as possible if you are planning on moving out of the BHM school district or are transferring schools as we are planning staffing needs already.

Please complete a Student Withdrawal Form (print here or also available in the school office). Thanks for helping us keep our district database up to date.

Parkside Online Resources

Parkside Online Resources

Click on this link to be connected with the Elementary Links Page. This page containt links to websites that our students use often, such as IXL Math, Lexia, Social Studies Alive, Spelling City and more: https://sites.google.com/a/bhmschools.org/elementary-links/parkside-elementary

Family Vacation Information and Form

Family Vacation Information and Form

Is your family taking a vacation during the school year?  Please submit your vacation request form at least one week prior to the start date of the absence.

Parkside CARES!

Parkside CARES!

Our school motto is Parkside CARES - for ourselves, others, our learning, our school.  Parkside CARES positive behavior expectations are actively taught and regularly acknowledged in all settings.  We work together as both staff and students to support each other, learn and have fun.  Check here for some examples!

New School Start Times for 2016-17 School Year
Tuesday Nov 24, 15

New School Start Times for 2016-17 School Year

The BHM School Board unanimously voted to approve new school start times beginning with the 2016-17 school year. The new school start times will be:

Elementary-7:45 a.m.-2:25 p.m.
Middle School-8:50 a.m.-3:25 p.m.
High School-8:50 a.m.-3:25 p.m.

Read more about how the district came to the decision and the research behind it.