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  • AP Literature Summer Reading

    Students who are taking AP Literature in the fall are required to read the following books: 

    1) Ruth Lehmann's BEOWULF

    2) Marie Borroff's SIR GAWAIN AND THE GREEN KNIGHT

    See Mr. Nelson with questions.

     

    Students who are taking AP Language and Composition in the fall are required to read JUST MERCY by Bryan Stevenson.

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  • Senior Spirit Week

    Monday, May 20 - PJs and Pastries Day: Come to school in your pajamas (school appropriate, of course) and be sure to stop by the tables in the Student Center for breakfast before first block!

    Tuesday, May 21 - College and Career Day: Tuesday is Academic Signing Day, so wear your college, career, or military gear!

    Wednesday, May 22 - Parkwood Spirit Day: Because it’s sweet to be a senior, you will be greeted with sweets when you return from your elementary school visits!

    Thursday, May 23 - Dress to Impress: Senior Awards are at 9:30am, so everyone dress your best for the occasion! Since it is cool to be a senior, you will be treated to ice Cream after the award ceremony!

    Friday, May 24 - Hawaiian Day: Wear your Hawaiian gear and get set to grill out and chill out at the senior picnic!

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  • Class/Club/Sports Information

    Would you like to be a member of Student Council? We are now accepting applications for next school year's council; including Board Member positions and Student Body President. Pick up an application in Mr. Mather's room (605) ASAP! Applications are due Wednesday, May 22. See Ms. Mosley or Mr. Mather with any questions.

    Women's  basketball workouts will start Monday, May 20 at 6:45am in the new gym.  

    Attention FFA Members! We still have 1 girl and 2 boy spots open for FFA Summer Camp August 5-9th at White Lake. If you are interested in attending please come see Mrs. Hill for paperwork. You must bring the $100 deposit to reserve your spot. They are first come, first serve!

    Any FFA member interested in competing in the Food Science Contest at State Convention in June please see Mrs. Hill ASAP. Practice starts Monday May 20th after school till 4:00pm.

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  • Conmet Job Fair

    Attention Seniors: Are you looking for employment after graduation? Conmet, in Monroe, is having a job fair on May 22 and 29 from 3-8 pm. See Ms. Bartell in Guidance for more information.

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  • Prom Tickets

    Online prom orders CLOSED Sunday the 12! If you still haven't gotten your prom ticket, you MUST purchase it through the front office with cash or check only. Prom is this Saturday! Purchased tickets can be picked up in Ms. Mosley's room (502) this week.

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Featured Stories

  • Bryant plans to retire after 30+ years at Parkwood

    Mitch Bryant first started teaching at Parkwood in 1985. Over the past 30+ years of teaching at Parkwood, Bryant’s love of helping students learn and master new skills in the shop has not changed. He still believes that the skills students learn through hands on activities is the most effective way of learning. Many students are first introduced to the work Bryant does as 3rd graders through Wake Up to AG Day, an event hosted by Parkwood each year for local 3rd graders to learn how important agriculture is to our society. Bryant says that some of his students will talk about the memories they have of AG Day, as a 3rd grader, and now they are the ones hosting the event. Bryant has touched many lives over the years and after 34 years of teaching, he plans to retire at the end of this school year. Bryant says God has blessed him with a good career and now he looks forward to hunting, fishing, traveling, visiting family and doing “whatever I want to. After all, I am retired.”

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  • Parkwood AFJROTC Visits McEntire Joint National Guard Base

    On February 28, 2019 Parkwood AFJROTC cadets traveled to McEntire Joint National Guard Base in Eastover SC to learn about F-16 fighter operations. Because McEntire is a joint base, it hosts units from the Army and Air National Guard; cadets mostly got to see the Air Force side of the base. Soon after arrival cadets witnessed an F-16 formation takeoff, which was very loud; fortunately they were given ear plugs for hearing protection.

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  • Culinary Students to Conduct Taste Test

    PWHS's culinary team will help Denise, Sallie and John (supervisor) prepare 100 servings of this dish on the traditional line in our cafeteria in time for first lunch on Wednesday, March 20th at 11:30 am. Our Culinary students will conduct a student taste test survey during this lunch, as well and submit this information in their team’s portfolio.

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