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Welcome to the Parkway PTA website!

Please check back regularly for up-to-date information about
PTA happenings, programs & events.
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PARKWAY PTA THANKS OUR DONORS, VOLUNTEERS, & LEADERSHIP 

Thank you to our Parkway families and staff who joined the PTA this year and generously donated funds and time! 

Thank you to Meredith Curreri, who served as our PTA President. 

Here’s a partial list of all the amazing enrichment opportunities and activities your donations provided. 

Bruce Museum: Rock Detectives 

Eli Whitney: Rock of CT 

Animal Embassy: Animal

Adaptions 

Eli Whitney: Bird Beak Variations. 

Eli Whitney: Ecosystems: Magnetic Pendulum

Bruce museum: Woodland Life 

Eli Whitney: ElectriCity.

Greenwich Historical Society: Loyalists vs Patriots 

HTHT: Edison’s Workshop

Animal Embassy: Ecology on LI Sound 

Maritime Aquarium “water pollution” Virtual 

Eli Whitney Camera Obscura: Light, Lens, Image. Kit & instruction 

Eli Whitney: Robot Drum. Kit & instruction 

Constitutional Walking Tour: Philly Virtual Field Trip 

Philly Cheesesteak lunch

Soundwaters field trip 

Bulb Planting

JLine Dance Crew

Author Visit

Field Day 

Mr. Softies Ice Cream Truck 

Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week 

Thank You

Parkway PTA Dance-a-Thon

We cannot thank you enough for your overwhelming support of this year’s Parkway Dance-a-thon, especially in a year as unique as this one. Thanks to your support, this has been our most successful Boosterthon program to date!

We’ve been able to raise over $19,000 for Parkway school!!! 

As a reminder, donating will remain open until Friday, April 2nd for any last minute donations. Thanks for making this our best year yet!

Families-- don’t forget there’s still time to check to see if your Dance-a-thon donation is eligible for a corporate matching gift! 

If you haven’t already, be sure to submit the necessary information to your corporation by April 2nd!

Thank you for your continued support!

Amount Raised $19,801

 

PTA's Bonus Math Program

The Parkway PTA is pleased to once again offer the Math Superstars program. There are a few changes due to our new structure at school. Parents will grade their child’s papers with the answer key and email parkwaymathsuperstars@gmail.com when the assignment is complete. 

Math Superstars program is designed to complement your child's regular classroom mathematics curriculum. Math Superstars provides students with an opportunity to practice mathematical skills appropriate for their grade level while at the same time participating in problem-solving experiences. Students are encouraged to do only one sheet per week, however, all work will be accepted throughout the school year.

1) Go to Parkway PTA Programs page: https://www.greenwichschools.org/parkway-school/pta/programs
2) Go to Math Superstars
3) Download the right assignments for your child.  
4) Email parkwaymathsuperstars@gmail.com to get the grading pages so you can check your child's work. 
5) Email parkwaymathsuperstars@gmail.com with child's name, grade and assignment # when your child completes an assignment and I will keep track of the progress.
6) All students who participate receive a certificate and for those who complete all 25 will receive a trophy! 

Email Parkwaymathsuperstars@gmail.com with any questions.
Robin Leader

Membership Matters

Join Parkway PTA!

The Parkway PTA’s mission is to enrich your child’s education and school experience.  We need YOU to join, donate and volunteer to enable us to provide the best!  

Here are some of the past offerings made possible by your MEMBERSHIP DOLLARS and other generous DONATIONS made throughout the school year: 

Assemblies – Books & Bagels – Music on the Menu – Book Fair – Field Trips – Health & Wellness Activities – STEAM Programming/Learning Tools – Parkway Play – Teacher Appreciation Week – Math Superstars – Wordly Wise – International Night – Birthday Books – Afters Programming – Academic Nights – Animal Embassy Events – High Touch/High Tech Visits – CT Science Center Visits – Bruce Museum's Bruce Mobile – Gymnasium Climbing Wall – Classroom Rugs – Learning Commons Furniture - and Much More

To join the PTA please visit our store: https://parkwayschool.new.memberhub.store 

and choose the membership level right for you.  

After your purchase, you will have access to login to our site at https://parkwayschool.memberhub.com and add you and your family.

You may also fill out the following form and return it to Parkway School office, ATTN: PTA

Membership Form

Online Parkway Gear Store is OPEN!

You may not be able to visit us in person, but we’ve made our most popular

items available online. Browse the store, and let us know if you have any

questions or requests.

Parkway PTA Members will receive a 10% discount on all gear purchases!

Join now and watch for an email for your discount code.

SHOP NOW / PARKWAY GEAR STORE

Introducing MemberHub

New for 2020/2021, Parkway PTA has started using an online communication tool called MemberHub to keep you informed and engaged with what is happening. 

With MemberHub you can:

·       Join the PTA and buy other items online

·       Access a private online school directory (replacing the previous directory at Membership Toolkit)

·       Share questions, information and files with other parents in your kid’s classes and other school groups

·       Sign up for volunteer time slots or needed items and receive reminders

·       View and subscribe to the school calendar

·       Install the MemberHub app on your smartphone for info on the go

 

To join the PTA please visit our store: https://parkwayschool.new.memberhub.store and choose the membership level right for you.  After your purchase, you will have access to login to our site at https://parkwayschool.memberhub.com and add you and your family.

The Parkway PTA donations provide the school enrichment programs, events and experiences as well as with technology and other school-wide or classroom necessities. 

School looks a little different this year, but the PTA is working hard to actively support the "new normal" of school staff and students with the help of your contributions.

While we would love for every family to be PTA members, it is not required in order to access the MemberHub site.  Please visit https://parkwayschool.memberhub.com/join/8k874r to request access and add your family to our MemberHub site. 
 

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Here’s a link to a quick introduction of MemberHub: General Overview for MemberHub Users

Greenwich Public Schools

Adapt, Advance, Achieve:

Connecticut’s Plan to Learn and Grow Together 2020/21

Click Here

 

School Improvement Plan

SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT PLAN

Parkway’s updated Strategic Improvement Plan is now available on Parkway’s website

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THE PTA NEEDS YOU!
Volunteering with the PTA is a great way to meet people and get involved in your child's school. There are many opportunities both big and small to join a committee. To review our volunteer openings, please click contact Rachel Smith.

PTA CALENDAR 2020-21

AT-A-GLANCE:

2020-21 Parkway School PTA Calendar is constantly being updated. Check back for updates!

IMPORTANT DATES 

JUNE

6/7- Last Day of “Pennies For Patients” Fundraiser

6/8 - Dr. Ross Greene - webinar series for parents- PART 4 at 6pm (Details below)

6/9 - Parent Support Live at 7pm (Details below)

6/9 - 6/15 STAR Testing Window for Grades K-5

6/9 - Field Day for Kindergarten and Grade 1 (Details below)

6/10 - Field Day for Grade 2 & 3 (Details below)

6/11 LinkIt Testing Window Closes for Grades 2-5

6/11 - School Supply Orders Deadline (Details below)

6/11 - Field Day for Grades 4 & 5 (Details below)

6/11 - All School PTA Meeting

6/16 - Last day to submit your Panorama Survey response (Details below)

6/17 - Board of Education Business Meeting at 7pm

6/18 - 5th Grade Moving Up Ceremony at 9:30am (Details to follow)

6/18 - Band Registrations due for rising third and fourth-grade students (Details below)

6/18 - Parent Support Live at 10am (Details below)

6/22 - Last Day of School - Early Dismissal at 1:15pm