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  • September is Suicide Prevention Month

    September is National Suicide Prevention Month: Hope, Resilience, Recovery-- Suicide can be prevented and recovery is possible. Join us in showing your support by adding words of encouragement to the Heart Wall.

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  • Logan Nichols announced as candidate for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's 2020 Student of the Year.

    Parkwood Junior, Logan Nichols, has been accepted as a candidate in the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's 2020 Students of the Year campaign. Students are nominated based on leadership, passion to find a cure for blood cancers and involvement in the community. Candidates then participate in a national seven-week challenge to raise funds and awareness for the fight against blood cancers. This year's campaign begins on January 26, 2020, and culminates on March 13, 2020 with a celebration in Charlotte. Last year alone, there were more than 5,000 high school students participating throughout the country and this year we are excited to have Logan represent Parkwood High! She is running in honor of Will Henely and River Peedin, both local cancer survivors. To get involved or learn more about the campaign, please visit www.StudentsoftheYear.org.

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  • #UCPSGivesBack: Parkwood High students continue decades-long tradition of spreading holiday cheer

    For more than 20 years, Parkwood High's Key Club has hosted an annual holiday party for deserving students in their cluster at Prospect, Western Union and Waxhaw elementary schools. It’s a day full of games, laughter, smiles, gifts and even a surprise visit from Santa – and this year’s holiday party for 27 elementary students was no exception.

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  • Students learn life saving tips from Turning Point

    Representatives from Turning Point visited Parkwood last week. Turning Point offers a myriad of services to the community. It exists to end domestic abuse, sexual assault, and child abuse through safe shelter, advocacy, prevention, and social change. Students learned all about ways to spot domestic abuse and participated in scenarios to help sharpen their skills. Turning point also offers many volunteering opportunities for students.

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Announcements

  • ReplayIt Yearbook Photos

    This year is going to be an interesting one for the yearbook!  The yearbook staff would love for you to help us gather images.  Attached is a flyer on how you can use the ReplayIt site to upload images to a private folder shared with our yearbook staff to use in the book.  

    We want any and all photos!

    • Spirit week
    • Fun class activities/projects
    • Candid shots
    • Any extracurriculars like sports or clubs.
    • ANYTHING SCHOOL RELATED

    The site is super easy to use and you can upload right from your phone. Click here to upload your photos to the ReplayIt website.

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  • Governor's School

    Sophomores and Juniors: Attached are the Information Packet and Student Application Form for those of you interested in applying for the 2021 NC Governor's School. The Governor’s School of North Carolina is a summer residential program for gifted and talented high school students. The program is open to rising seniors only, with exceptions made for rising juniors in selected performing/visual arts areas. If you are interested in applying, please read through the Information Packet, complete the student application, and submit to Duane Thompson by email no later than October 30, 2020. No applications will be accepted after this date. Please contact Mr. Thompson if you have any questions or concerns. (duane.thompson@ucps.k12.nc.us) 

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  • Senior and Underclassman Portraits

    We have dates set for portraits!  

    Seniors: November 2nd, December 8th

    Senior portriats will be by appointment only. The link to sign up can be found here.

    Underclassman: January 19th and 21st

    Underclassmen will have their portriats taken on the day that they come to school face to face. 

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  • 2021 Senior Spotlight Slides

    2021 Seniors may submit a senior spotlight slide (template found here) that will be showcased on social media throughout the school year. Slides will be posted randomly throughout the year in the order they are submitted. Seniors are only permitted to submit one slide. Feel free to modify the fonts and formatting to meet your artistic preference. All submissions will be edited to insure appropriateness for posting to social media. Share the final slide with jenniferb.williams@ucps.k12.nc.us through Google Slides and be sure you have given Mrs. Williams editing rights.

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  • Class/Club/Sports Information 

    Any boys interested in trying out for JV or Varsity basketball please see Coach Helms if you have not already.

     

    Consider supporting our athletics department! Click the link to find out more. 

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