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  • 7th grade Winthrop University field trip

    On 3/5 & 3/6, Parkwood Middle School’s 7th grade students visited Winthrop University. Students met with an admissions counselor. They also completed a scavenger hunt and toured the campus.

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  • Parkwood 8th Graders Learn from MIT Students

    UCPS was chosen as one of the locations for MIT’s Women’s Initiative program which promotes young women pursuing careers in STEM.

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  • PWMS Science Olympiad Competition

    The PWMS Science Olympiad team took home five medals at the O'Neal Competition in Souther Pines this weekend.

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  • PWHS Marching Band

    Three of our 8th grade students participate in the Parkwood High marching band and they performed in the Waxhaw Christmas Parade over the weekend. If interested in joining marching band, contact Mrs. Lachenmayr.

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  • New PWMS Spirit Wear

    Come get some new PWMS Spirit Wear, now available at the new PTO site - www.pwmspto.com.

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  • PWMS Theatre Presents "Aladdin Jr."

    Featuring the performance and design talents of over 50 middle and high school students, "Aladdin Jr." was widely regarded as "Parkwood Middle's best show yet!"

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  • 8th grade attends NASCAR Hall of Fame STEAM Day

    Parkwood Middle recently took 20 8th grade students to the 3rd annual NASCAR Hall of Fame STEAM day.

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  • Robotics Competition

    The Parkwood Middle School robotics club competed in the 5th annual UCPS Robotics Classic.

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  • Disney’s Aladdin North American Tour Celebrates Performance 1,001 with an Emotional Onstage Surprise for a North Carolina Drama Teacher

    Korie Lee Blossey surprised Nicole DePietro, a drama teacher at Parkwood Middle School, onstage by recognizing her vast contributions to the Charlotte arts community and presented her with a check for $1001 for her school’s drama department. Nicole’s students from Parkwood Middle School were in attendance to witness the special presentation.

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  • New Year, New Look, New Faces

    It's a brand new year at Parkwood with many exciting changes. New staff members will contribute their expertise to educating our students. New murals and paint decorate the walls. And there are new opportunities around every corner for the students at Parkwood Middle School.

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  • Peer Group Connection in full swing at PWMS

    Congratulation to our 25 Peer Leaders who will be a part of a very special program being implemented next school year. Peer Group Connection- Middle School is a research-based program that supports and eases students’ transition into middle school. Peer Group Connection is centered on the themes of identity, community, and leadership. The purpose of PGC-MS is to equip eighth graders with leadership skills to help younger students make a successful transition into middle school.

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  • PWMS Excellent and Superior Band students

    Parkwood Middle School band students participated in the South Central District Solo/Ensemble Music Performance Adjudication.

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  • Congratulations to our Math League Champions

    This year Parkwood Middle School participated in the Middle School Math League Competition, which is available to students in grades 6 through 8.

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  • PWM 8th graders Explore OBX

    This month, over 150 8th grade students from Parkwood Middle School had the opportunity to experience the beauty and history of The Outer Banks of North Carolina. The trip started early on the morning of May 1st. Sleepy eyed teachers and students met at the school at 4:30 in the morning, ready to begin their adventure. It was the start of a four day trip that they would never forget.

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  • Parkwood Middle School victorious at the Robotics Competition

    “On Saturday April 13th, Union County Career Readiness department hosted the spring robotics competition for over 60 middle and high school teams. Students spent the last year building and redesigning their VEX robots to get ready for the competition.

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  • Drama Students Study the Art of Advertising

    Ms. DePietro's Advanced Drama class has been working on a Defined Stem activty to help focus their advertising campaign for the upcoming production of "Mulan Jr.".

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  • 6th Graders Experience Refugee Simulation

    Mrs. Kerr’s and Mrs. Emrich’s students were thrilled to learn from Amy Hanna, a volunteer with Refugee Support Services. Refugee Support Services is a non-profit organization that provides various resources for refugees who have been resettled in the Charlotte area.

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  • We Support Operation Gratitude

    Operation Gratitude is one California woman’s solution to saying “thanks” to our many service men and women. Many US troops are deployed each year, spending time away from their family and friends to serve and protect us. Operation Gratitude collects donations and thank you letters from citizens around the country in order to make care packages for our troops.

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  • “Genre Book Tasting”

    Mrs. Kerr’s 6th Grade Language Arts classes participated in a “Genre Book Tasting”! These students got the chance to try out different genres from historical fiction to fantasy before their first trip to the media center.

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  • Parkwood Middle Finished First...Again!

    Every year for the past six years, Parkwood Middle School has competed in the National Science League competition. This year nearly forty different teams took to the challenge of preparing for and taking the “7th - 9th Grade General Science Exam”. These teams include schools from across the country, including states like New York, California, Texas, Michigan and Ohio. Topics from this test include physics, earth science, chemistry and biology. For the second time in as many years, Parkwood Middle School has finished in 1st place in the country!

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