News

Grade 8 Farewell

Posted on June 3 2020

We are planning the Grade 8 Farewell currently. We are looking at putting together a Google Meet to celebrate; however we need grade 8 parents to fill in the Google Form that was sent by Mrs. Martin.…

Junior High Hangout

Posted on May 28 2020

The scheduled Junior High Meet will be postponed until some time next week. Please check your classroom, the school website, or the school Facebook or Twitter post for a rescheduled time.

This week at Parkdale

Posted on May 26 2020

We are in the beginning stages of looking at next year and having everything ready for the students, however that may look.  Please remember that if you need the school for anything to please give us…

Junior High Hangout

Posted on May 22 2020

Jr. High Hangout with Mrs. Stengel All grades 7 and 8 students are welcome for an evening of fun and games!  Thursday, May 28th, 7:30 PM Link will be posted in grade 7 and 8 LA homeroom google classrooms.…

Parade Thank You

Posted on May 19 2020

The staff at Parkdale would like to thank everyone that participated in our parade today. It was great to see the smiling faces today. We sure do miss our students.  This week we would like to get from…

Crazy Hair Day

Posted on May 14 2020

This is crazy hair week and I am sharing my picture of my crazy hair, where is yours. Send your crazy hair pictures to your teacher so we can put them on our bulletin board at school. Don't forget that…

Parkdale Parade

Posted on May 13 2020

Just a reminder that there will be a Parkdale Staff parade on Tuesday, May 19th at 1 pm. If you would like us to drive past your house to say hi, please contact the school at 780-352-4594 and let us know.…

Guess the Baby

Posted on May 12 2020

Here is the picture of the staff member for this week. Please email your guess to your teacher. The students with the winning guess will have their name entered in a draw for a prize.

Parkdale Parade

Posted on May 8 2020

Parkdale Staff is lonely and wants to see our students. We are planning an in town parade on May 19th at 1pm to drive by students houses. If you would like us to drive by and say hi, please call 780-352-4594…

Hats on for Mental Health 2020

Posted on May 7 2020

Check out Parkdale Staff supporting Mental Health!

Parents of Parkdale Meeting

Posted on May 6 2020

Important Parent Council Meeting We will be having a Zoom Parents of Parkdale Meeting on Thursday, May 7th at 7 pm. At this meeting we will be discussing the financial situation including transferring…

Parent Newsletter May 2020

Posted on May 4 2020

Check out the May Parent Newsletter. Parent Newsletter May 2020

Guess Who Contest

Posted on May 4 2020

Here is a baby picture of one of the staff at Parkdale School.  Send your guesses to Mrs. Wilson, your teacher or the school at pd@wrps11.ca.  You can also see it on the Parent - Latest Info page from…

Thank You

Posted on May 1 2020

Parkdale School would like to thank the following people: Ms. Christie, Mrs. Fiveland, Mr. Gentes, Mrs. Kennedy, Mr. Labinghisa, Mrs. Mercer, Mrs. Nagel, Mrs. Normandeau, Mrs. Rogers, and Mrs. Weimer.…

April 29th Update

Posted on April 29 2020

Many things are happening at the school and we are trying to keep you informed. You can follow us on Facebook and Twitter to keep yourself informed as well. There have been many great lessons happening…

Gizmo the Dog Greets Students

Posted on April 28 2020

Gizmo, Mrs. Wilson's dog greets the students and asks for pictures of them wearing hats for Hats on for Mental Health Day. https://youtu.be/-v8879vnuxM

Parkdale School Participates in the Project of Hearts…

Posted on April 27 2020

One of the most devastating aspects of the history of Indian Residential Schools in Canada, already one of the darkest chapters of the history of Canada, is the number of children that died in residential…

Greetings from Parkdale

Posted on April 23 2020

Parkdale staff wanted to say hi to all of their families. Stay Safe! Click the link below to watch the video. Parkdale staff say hi!

Staff Pet Pictures

Posted on April 23 2020

Last one:)

Staff Pet Pictures

Posted on April 23 2020

Check out our staff pets!

Staff Pet Pictures

Posted on April 23 2020

Check out our staff pets!

Earth Day

Posted on April 22 2020

In order to celebrate Earth Day, Parkdale Staff went outside during their lunch hour and cleaned up the Playground. We picked up all the garbage as we not only thought about taking care of our Earth,…

April 21st Update

Posted on April 21 2020

We are getting lots of pictures of students with their pets, but we would like to get more. Please take a picture of you with your pet and send it to the school. We would love to see them all. Starting…

Kindness

Posted on April 17 2020

One of the best things that we have been able to witness during the past couple of weeks is the genuine kindness that students are showing one another in the Google Meets. They are excited to see one…

April 15th Update

Posted on April 15 2020

We want to thank our parents and families! You have been great to work with. Communication is so important during this time and so many of you have responded to our calls and emails, and reached out to…

New Section for Parents

Posted on April 14 2020

Please check out our new section on the parent page of our website - Latest Information.  There you will find instructions on how to do a google meet on your phone and answers to your questions on school…

Happy Easter

Posted on April 9 2020

Just a reminder that there is no school on Good Friday and Easter Monday. It was very exciting this week to see all of the students in Google Meetings. Watching their faces light up when the see their…

April Parent Newsletter

Posted on April 9 2020

There is a new section under the parent tab on our website www.parkdaleschool.ca for newsletters.  If you miss it here you can check it out there.  Happy Easter everyone! April Parent Newsletter

Keeping Up To Date

Posted on April 9 2020

During this time it is important to keep in contact and receive information from the school. You can take advantage of our text messaging service through SchoolMessenger. If your number is Canada based…

Sunset Gourmet Fundraiser

Posted on April 8 2020

We will be cancelling the Sunset Gourmet Fundraiser that just went home prior to schools closing. If you have collected any money please refund it to the person who purchased the order. Thank you for…

April 7th Update

Posted on April 7 2020

We want to thank all of our families for working with us over the past two weeks. You have returned emails and phone calls and we appreciate all of the effort that you have put in. Here is an update for…

Mrs. Stengel Says Hi

Posted on April 6 2020

Hello Parkdale Students and Families! I am sure missing you all! If you are needing any type of support, or just someone to talk to, please feel free to contact me! You can do this through phone, text,…

Parents Please Read This Letter

Posted on April 3 2020

Learning Continuity Plan

Families in Need of Food

Posted on April 2 2020

  Here is some information for our families if you are needing support in feeding your family. WRPS Food Hamper Program If you are needing support in feeding your family, please contact the school 780-352-4594…

Picking up of student supplies

Posted on April 2 2020

If you are unable to come to the school on your designated day to pick up supplies, please contact the school to make alternate arrangements. We thank you for your support in this matter.

A Thank you

Posted on March 31 2020

We received a thank you letter from a Travelling Soldier.  Since we can't share it with you at school here it is electronically. Thank you from a Travelling Soldier

Supply Pick Up

Posted on March 31 2020

Pick up times are between 9:00 - 3:00pm as follows: Wednesday April 1, 2020 - Last Name A - D Thursday April 2, 2020 - Last Name E - N Friday April 3, 2020 - Last Name O - Z Please note we will be allowing…

Pick Up Of Student Supplies

Posted on March 28 2020

We are moving up the pick up time for student supplies. Pick up will be on Wednesday April 1st to Friday April 3rd. We are asking that a minimum number of people come to the school for the pick up and…

Parkdale School Update

Posted on March 20 2020

We are hoping that at this time all of our families are safe and are taking the appropriate measures to maintain social distancing. We want you to know that the staff at Parkdale are thinking of you.…

Routines

Posted on March 18 2020

Some ideas for a schedule for school closure. Daily Routine for School Closures  

Keeping Students Active

Posted on March 17 2020

Here are some ideas that you can do to support your child or children at home. Create a schedule for them that involves many different types of activities. Schedule math and language time, activity time,…

Parent Teacher Interviews

Posted on March 16 2020

Due to the message that was given by our Prime Minister to "stay home", parent teacher interviews at Parkdale School have been cancelled for this Thursday. Please do not hesitate to contact the school…

Registration Verification for 2020-2021 School Year

Posted on March 12 2020

Registration Verifications for next school year are going home today and due back to the school before Spring Break.

Parents of Parkdale Meeting

Posted on March 11 2020

Parent of Parkdale meeting today at 4:30. We hope to see you there as we will be discussing what is happening at Parkdale. Hope to see you there.    

Sunset Gourmet Fundraising

Posted on March 11 2020

The packages have been sent home.  Please help support our students for field trips etc.  If you require more forms please print from the attachment or call the school and we will send some more home…

New Parkdale Parent March Memo

Posted on February 27 2020

Parkdale Parent March 2020 Memo

The NED show visits Parkdale

Posted on February 25 2020

Today students in grades K to 6 welcomed the NED Show to Parkdale. They learned about the principles of Never giving up, Encouraging others, and Doing your best. The show involved yo-yo's and magic…

Rabbit Hill Ski Trip Grades 4 to 8

Posted on February 19 2020

Rabbit Hill Ski Permission Forms are due tomorrow at 9:00 am. The trip is February 26th. The bus will leave at 8:45 and will be back in time for buses at the end of the day.

Rabbit Hill Ski Trip Grades 4 to 8

Posted on February 14 2020

We have planned a ski trip to Rabbit Hill for students in grades 4 to 8. The trip is optional and there will be school that day for students who are not going on the ski trip. Parents you can fill out…

Family Tea

Posted on February 14 2020

Please join us for a Family Tea on Friday from 11:50 to 12:40. Your family members are welcome to come and have tea with you.

Parents of Parkdale Meeting

Posted on February 3 2020

We are having another Parents of Parkdale Meeting this Wednesday, February 5th at 4:30 pm. At this meeting we will be discussing the School Action Plan and what the teachers are doing on their Job Embedded…

School Documentation

Posted on January 29 2020

30 letters were mailed home yesterday to request proper student documentation ie. birth certificate.  This documentation is required by law, thank you for your help in resolving this.

Roots of Empathy in Grade 2

Posted on January 29 2020

The class will be working studying the theme of safety for the month of February. We will explore the different milestones a baby reaches and consider the dangers and safety threats that reaching these…

On Going Fund Raising

Posted on January 29 2020

We are still selling Gourmet Jelly Beans and Chocolate Covered Almonds at the office for $3.00 a package.  All fundraising goes to help our students.

More Activities To Do With Your Child

Posted on January 27 2020

Here are some more activities to do with your child. 1) Hopscotch - make a giant hopscotch, give your students math questions and have them hop to the answer. 2) Reverso Story - Tell your favorite story…

Great Futures Saving Program

Posted on January 23 2020

On Feb 10 the Boys and Girls Club will be hosting an information evening on the Great Futures Savings Program.  Please click for more information. Great Futures Saving Program

More Fun With Literacy

Posted on January 21 2020

There are many ways that you can build on student literacy at home. Try the following: 1) Aqua Adventure - research fish and learn about nature and then visit an aquarium or an aquarium store. 2)#TTYL…

Ways To Work On Literacy At Home

Posted on January 20 2020

Here are some of the ways you can help your child become a better reader at home. 1. You can go online and find a place to visit and something to do there. Plan the trip and have your child help with…

Hockey Hooky Feb 25, 2020

Posted on January 20 2020

Our grade 7 and 8's will be attending Hockey Hooky on Feb 25, 2020.  Please click to get more information.  Hockey Hooky Information

Indigenous Family Gathering

Posted on January 17 2020

If you are planning to attend our Indigenous Family Gathering on Wednesday, January 22nd from 5 to 7 pm, please call the school (780-352-4594) to confirm your attendance and the number of people attending…

Cultural Enhancement

Posted on January 16 2020

Parkdale School welcomes smudging every day for students, staff and families. Students learn the Indigenous way of being, by practicing, and sharing Indigenous knowledge. Elders come into the school and…

Parents of Parkdale Fundraiser

Posted on January 16 2020

Next Wednesday we are having a fundraiser to support Parkdale School. Students can pay $2.00 for a strip of duct tape and tape Mrs. Stengel to the wall. Money raised will go towards supporting field trips…

Parent Meeting Cancelled

Posted on January 15 2020

Due to the inclement weather we have cancelled the Parent of Parkdale Meeting tonight and it will be moved to February 5th. We hope to see you there.

Parents of Parkdale Meeting Please Come to Our Meeting

Posted on January 13 2020

We are desperately in need of parents to start helping at our Parent Meetings. Our Parents of Parkdale Meetings help facilitate  fundraising for school field trips, and we share our opinions in the planning…

Winter Weather

Posted on January 8 2020

We would like to take this time to remind everyone of the importance of dressing properly for the weather. Our students will be going outside until it is -23 with the windchill. It is important that during…

2019

Nut Aware School

Posted on December 16 2019

Due to changes in enrollment we are no longer a nut free school. We are a nut aware school. Students are going to be reminded that if they have nut products at school that they do need to clean up after…

Polar Express Extravaganza

Posted on December 12 2019

On Friday, December 13th the students and staff at Parkdale School will be participating in a Polar Express Extravaganza. Students will be participating in stations that celebrate literacy and numeracy.…

Parents of Parkdale Meeting

Posted on December 11 2019

We will be having our Parents of Parkdale meeting this Wednesday, December 11th. The meeting will start at 4:30 pm. At this meeting we will be discussing our SGF(School Generated Funds) Plan and our Assessment…

Candy Grams On Sale

Posted on December 5 2019

Candy Grams will be available for sale during parent teacher interviews.  They will be available for students to buy during lunch hour breaks the week of Dec 9 - 13.  Candy grams will be delivered during…

Parent Teacher Interviews Tonight

Posted on December 5 2019

Please join us tonight from 4 - 8 pm in the gym for Parent Teacher Interviews.  Bake sale will be open along with candy gram sales.

Parents of Parkdale Meeting

Posted on November 20 2019

Today at 4:30 we will be having our Parent's of Parkdale Meeting. We will be discussing our Accountability Pillar results and the work that students have done in looking at the results. We will also review…

Parkdale's Remembrance Day Ceremony

Posted on November 8 2019

Please join us for our Remembrance Day Ceremony.  It will begin at 10:40 with the students in the gym.  We are asking everyone to wear red or black to show support.  All the staff and students will…

Roots of Empathy in Grade 2

Posted on November 6 2019

The students in grade 2 are very fortunate to be participating in the Roots of Empathy Program that is offered through the Wetaskiwin Community Learning Program. With this program the students are fortunate…

Parents of Parkdale - Change Wars

Posted on November 5 2019

The Parents of Parkdale is having a Change Wars contest as a fundraiser for the month of November. All money that is raised will go towards the building of a new playground. Each classroom will have a…

Wellness Morning

Posted on November 1 2019

Parkdale School is having a Wellness Morning today. The students are participating in a variety of activities devoted to keeping us healthy. The activities include hygiene and hand washing, smoothie making,…

Halloween

Posted on October 30 2019

Tomorrow is Halloween. Our student leadership groups has spent many hours putting together a Halloween Carnival for our grades K to 6 classes. Students are encouraged to wear their costumes to school…

Casual Friday

Posted on October 18 2019

If you come to Parkdale School on a Friday, you will see the staff dressed in casual attire. The staff have decided to have these days in order to support the students at the school. In order to dress…

Parents of Parkdale Meeting

Posted on October 15 2019

On Wednesday October 16, we will be having our Parents of Parkdale monthly meeting. Our Family School Liaison, Mrs. Stengel-Reti, will be coming to do a short presentation. We will also be discussing…

Mittens, Toques and Socks

Posted on October 9 2019

Parkdale School student leadership group is having a mitten, sock and toque drive. We are collecting these to donate to Neighborhood Outreach Wetaskiwin, in order to support the local community. We are…

Parent Teacher Interviews

Posted on September 30 2019

On Thursday we are having our first parent teacher interviews.This is a time for us to meet you as our partners in education. This is a time for us to discuss how your child is doing and for you to share…

Parents of Parkdale Meeting

Posted on September 16 2019

On Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 4:30 pm we will be having our Parents of Parkdale Annual General Meeting. We are looking forward to seeing returning faces as well as many new faces. Parents of Parkdale…

Welcome Back

Posted on August 26 2019

We hope that everyone had a great summer! We are excited to start the brand new school year. The office is open starting today.