Announcements

  • Spirit Week is December 17-21st! 
    Monday - Pajama Day
    Tuesday - Reindeer vs. Elf
    Wednesday - Ugly Sweater
    Thursday - Santa Hat Day
    Friday - "Snow Day" (White Out)

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  • Upcoming Club/Class/Sports Information

    Gaming Club meets every Friday.

    Please support Parkwood Chorus by donating through this link. Thank you! 

    YCI will meet this Friday at 7:30am in the media center. They meet every Friday.

    Drama club tryouts for our hysterically funny spring play, Don't Drink the Water will be held on Thursday, December 13 after school in the auditorium. Come join us for this exciting drama production. If you are scared of being on stage, there are two non-speaking roles in this play! Come give it a try!

     

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  • Mobile Learning Impact Survey

    Beginning December 10, students will be asked to take a mobile learning impact survey during the day.  Developed by the team at Project Tomorrow, building on more than a decade of evaluation studies and insights from the Speak Up Research Project for Digital Learning, this survey is a research-based tool designed to help school leaders. You may preview the survey questions here.  If you'd like for your child to opt out of the survey please contact his/her teacher.

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  • Job Opportunity

    Attention Students: Are you looking for a job? Aqua Tech pools is recruiting for lifeguards for this spring and will be at a table in the student center during all lunches on Wednesday, December 12th. Please stop by their table to get more information.

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  • Driver's Ed

    The Driver's Ed make-up test is for make-ups only! It will be held this Friday at 3:30 in the media center. If you have not taken the test previously, you will not be able to test on Friday.

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Featured Stories

  • Congratulations Marion Millican for being honored by the NC mathematics education community.

    At its annual meeting last week, the North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics awarded the North Carolina Collaborative for Mathematics Learning its 2018 Innovator Award. The Innovator Award recognizes outstanding and noteworthy contributions to mathematics education in North Carolina by having founded, initiated, pioneered, or developed some program of service that benefits mathematics education across the state. Marion Millican has been an invaluable partner, and the Collaborative’s success and its impact are a direct result of her leadership, expertise, passion, and commitment to the teachers and students of our state.. Please join me in congratulating Marion Millican for being honored by the NC mathematics education community.

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  • Parkwood’s Chamber Women’s Choir Performs at Turning Point’s Domestic Violence Ceremony

    On Thursday, October 4, twelve members of Parkwood’s Chamber Women’s Choir performed at Turning Point’s Domestic Violence Ceremony. Turning Point is an organization devoted to victims of domestic violence, and it offers a shelter to victims as well as a crisis hotline and outreach programs. The Domestic Violence Ceremony on October 4 honored all of the people in North Carolina who died of domestic abuse over the past year. In addition to the performance by Chamber Women’s Choir, there was a performance by CATA students, as well as artwork by Marvin Ridge students.

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  • JROTC Visits Local Airports

    On October 16, 2018 Lt Col Kelly and SMSgt Reid traveled with 24 cadets on a field trip to the Concord Regional and Charlotte-Monroe Executive Airports. Those who went had an opportunity to learn about many general and commercial aviation career fields.  The first stop was the Concord Regional Airport, where they visited three main sites: a hangared $7 million Carolinas Healthcare System helicopter used for medical evacuation, specially trained firefighters and their truck at the fire station, and lastly the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) facility at the commercial terminal that serves Allegiant Airlines.  The next stop was the Charlotte-Monroe Executive Airport. Here cadets got to talk to the manager and learn how he runs the airport. They also climbed inside “The Tinker Bell,” a C-46 transport from World War II that resides permanently at the airport. 

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