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Back To School Staggered Entry

Posted on June 30 2022

The 2022 - 2023 School Year will begin with a staggered start for students this year. Students entering grades 1, 3, 5, 7 begin on August 29 (no grades 2, 4, 6, 8 ) Students entering grades 2, 4, 6, 8…

Have a GREAT Summer

Posted on June 28 2022

Thank you for another fantastic year!  Report Cards are online in your PowerSchool account.  Be sure to log in and take a look!  If you need help, please call the school.  Teachers will be in the…

Grade 8 Trip to WCHS

Posted on June 16 2022

The grade 8 students are getting a tour of WCHS tomorrow afternoon. In order to go on the tour, they need to have a signed permission form returned to the office before the trip. You can log into your…

Grade 7 and 8 Drama Class

Posted on June 15 2022

Our Grade 7 and 8 Drama class will be putting on two performances tomorrow. The play is called Rainbows vs Bunnies Annihilation! The first performance is tomorrow afternoon for the students in the school.…

Grade 7 and 8 Complimentary Class Piano Recital

Posted on June 14 2022

The Piano class of grade 7 and 8 students will be having a recital at the school tomorrow at 2:30pm. Parents are invited to attend the recital to hear what their children have learned for the last two…

Grade 5 and 7 Field Trip

Posted on June 8 2022

Just a reminder that all students in grades 5 and 7 need to have their field trip permission letter signed and at the school first thing tomorrow morning. We can not take verbal over-the-phone permission,…

Parents of Parkdale Meeting

Posted on June 7 2022

The Parent of Parkdale Meeting will be today at 5 pm. We are meeting in person for the first time in two years. Today we are going to talk about staffing for next year, and you will have the opportunity…

Field Trips

Posted on June 1 2022

Just a reminder to all parents and guardians, if your student has a field trip it is most important to get the permission form back to the school as soon as possible. Students are not allowed on the trips…

Let's Go Oilers

Posted on May 31 2022

Staff and students at Parkdale School today wore their Oilers gear or colors as we cheer them on in the Stanley Cup playoffs.

ECS Registration

Posted on May 31 2022

Just a reminder to everyone that if you have a child that was born in 2017, they are eligible for kindergarten next year. Please register them now in order to help the schools prepare for the fall. 

ECS 2022/23 School Year

Posted on May 26 2022

We are excited to announce that our Kindergarten program will be five days a week next year, full days. Please do not hesitate to contact the school with any questions that you may have.

Friday Wear A Hat

Posted on May 26 2022

Tomorrow students can wear a hat if they pay $1.00. All money that is raised will go towards a new Playground at Parkdale. Thank you for your support.

WCHS Presentation for Grade 8

Posted on May 17 2022

Tomorrow WCHS is coming to present to the grade 8 class on graduation requirements, bell schedules, and other important information that the students will need to be successful at the high school.

Dare to Care Bully Prevention and Life Skills

Posted on May 16 2022

Last Tuesday the grade 6 to 8 students at Parkdale School participated in the Dare to Care Bully Prevention and Life Skills program. During the day the students learned about the types of bullying, the…

Wear a Hat for a Loonie

Posted on May 12 2022

The student leadership would like staff and students at Parkdale School to wear a hat on Fridays for the rest of the year. Anyone who wishes to wear a hat must pay a loonie every Friday. Any money that…

End Of Life Chromebooks

Posted on May 11 2022

The end-of-life Chromebooks that were requested are now available to be picked up. Before we can give them to you we have to have the necessary payment for the Chromebook. Please contact the office in…

Guest Readers Visit Parkdale School

Posted on May 9 2022

Parkdale students were privileged on May 4 to have some guest readers in their classroom. This was for education week. One of our guest readers was Ms. Cayla Larocque Wolfe. She visited three classes…

Hats On For Mental Health

Posted on May 3 2022

We are asking all students and staff to wear hats to school tomorrow in order to support mental health.

Literacy Scavenger Hunt

Posted on May 3 2022

Yesterday at Parkdale School, all classes participated in a Literacy Scavenger Hunt. There were clues around the school that they had to figure out, and some of the older classes had to search the internet…

Dress As Your Favorite Book Character

Posted on May 2 2022

On Tuesday, May 3rd we are asking students and staff to dress as their favorite book character. This is a part of our Education Week activities. Any students who are dressed up will have their names entered…

Two Dress Up Days Next Week

Posted on April 29 2022

Next week is Education Week and we have a variety of literacy and numeracy activities planned. We will be posting events starting Monday. We do have a couple of dress-up days: Tuesday - Dress as your…

No School Friday

Posted on April 28 2022

Just a reminder that there is no school on Friday as the staff has a professional development day. We will see everyone again Monday morning.

Change for Ukraine!

Posted on April 22 2022

As part of a global citizenship initiative, the student leadership team is asking the Parkdale school community to raise money for the Red Cross to help in the humanitarian support for Ukraine. Each class…

Spring Picture Day

Posted on April 19 2022

Wednesday is spring picture day. Come dressed in your finest, and with a big smile.

High School Information

Posted on April 19 2022

We are working with our grade 8 students to prepare them for high school. On Wednesday afternoon representatives from the high school will be coming to present to the students. They are introducing themselves,…

Reminder - Parents of Parkdale Meeting Tomorrow

Posted on April 11 2022

Just a reminder that we will be having our Parents of Parkdale Meeting tomorrow night at 5 pm. This meeting will be a google meet, and we hope our June meeting can be in person. We will be sending home…

Parent Advisory Meeting

Posted on April 8 2022

We will be having our April Parent Advisory Meeting on Tuesday, April 12th from 5 to 6 pm. It will be a google meet and we will share the link with our families on Tuesday. We will discuss what is happening…

ECS Registration and Open House

Posted on April 4 2022

We will be hosting our ECS Registration and Open House this Wednesday, April 6th from 6:30 to 7:30 pm. We hope to see you there as we will give you a tour of the school and you will have a chance to meet…

Welcome Back!!!!

Posted on March 16 2022

We are so excited!!! We had parents and families back in the building tonight for Parent Teacher Interviews. It is so great to see our families and their smiling faces. A big thank you to everyone that…

March 16th Parent Teacher Interviews

Posted on March 7 2022

We are pleased to be having parent teacher interviews in person on March 16th from 4 to 6pm. We are excited to have parents back in the building as we value the partnership we have in working together…

Registration is Open for New Students

Posted on March 7 2022

We are excited to welcome your child into our WRPS community. We are accepting registrations for NEW students. More information can be found here.

No School Today

Posted on February 28 2022

There is no school today, Monday February 28th. The staff are at school learning about ways to support the students with their literacy and numeracy skills. They are working collaboratively to ensure…

Kindness Ninjas

Posted on February 24 2022

Parkdale School has some Kindness Ninjas. They dropped by the school today and placed some signs spreading love and kindness on the fence. They are hoping that as people in our community walk or drive…

Parkdale Students and Staff Wear Pink

Posted on February 23 2022

Today students and staff wore their pink shirts to take a stand against bullying. All month we have had some random acts of kindness from the Student Leaders and we have been focusing on kindness as a…

Pink Shirt Day

Posted on February 22 2022

Tomorrow is Pink Shirt Day at Parkdale School. We are asking all students and staff to wear pink tomorrow in order to take a stand against bullying. We can't wait to see all the pink in the halls tomorrow.

Second Round of COVID 19 Antigen Rapid Test Kits

Posted on February 14 2022

The second round of COVID 19 Antigen Rapid Test Kits have arrived. We will be sending home the kits with the students today. Please make sure that you check your child's backpack when they get home for…

Parents of Parkdale Meeting

Posted on February 4 2022

On Wednesday, February 8 we will be hosting a Parents of Parkdale Meeting at 5 pm. A google meet link will be sent to everyone on Monday. We encourage you to attend as we will be discussing the supports…

Calendar Consultation

Posted on February 2 2022

Please do not forget to visit the WRPS website to look at the calendar options. There is a survey for you to fill out as far as what your preference would be. This is the opportunity for you to provide…

Valentine's Fundraiser

Posted on February 1 2022

Please visit the Parent tab on our website, latest information to see all the information on our Valentine's Fundraiser - CARTER'S CREATIONS BAKERY DIY Kits.

Grade 1 Penguins

Posted on January 24 2022

Check out the fun the grade 1's had with their penguins they made.

Report Card Time

Posted on January 24 2022

Just a reminder that there will be no report cards printed and sent home - in order to see your child's report card you must have your PowerSchool account all set up to view it.  If you have not done…

Popcorn Day

Posted on January 20 2022

Earlier this week our school celebrated popcorn day. All of the students were able to enjoy a popcorn snack during the day. The smell of popcorn filled the air.

Rapid Antigen Tests

Posted on January 13 2022

The COVID 19 Antigen Rapid Test Kits have arrived. We will be sending home the kits with the students today. Please make sure that you check your child's backpack when they get home for the kits.

See You Monday

Posted on January 6 2022

We are excited to have students return to school on Monday, January 10th.  We are asking that students remember to bring a mask to school as we are not sure when we will receive our mask delivery. We…

2021

Winter Break Extended To January 10th

Posted on December 30 2021

We are hoping that everyone has enjoyed their break so far. The Minister of Education announced today that the holiday break will be extended to January 10th for the students. So there will be no classes…

Happy Holidays

Posted on December 17 2021

We had a great week before the break. The students did a number of activities based on the holiday season with both literacy and numeracy. Karmin in grade 4 shared with us her great work on reimagining…

A Big Thank You!

Posted on December 16 2021

Parkdale School would like to take this opportunity to thank: Hope Mission, Calvary Baptist Church and the Wetaskiwin Family Chiropractor Clinic. We have been so fortunate over the past few years with…

Christmas Concert

Posted on December 15 2021

Our Christmas Concert video will be placed in all of our google classrooms today by noon. It will only be in the classrooms until 7:30 tonight. All students in grades 4 to 8 will be able to get you into…

Christmas Trees and Candy Grams

Posted on December 10 2021

Candy grams will be sold Dec 13-16. The leadership students will bring around a cart to the Jr High classrooms at 10:15-10:30 and then they will bring around a cart to the K-6 classrooms during lunch…

Crazy Holiday Sweater

Posted on December 8 2021

On Monday, we are asking everyone to bring in the holiday season by wearing crazy holiday sweaters. They can be homemade or purchased. We can not wait to see all the fun sweaters on Monday.

Basketball Tryouts Cancelled

Posted on December 8 2021

Boys Basketball Practice is cancelled for today due to road conditions.

Gift Card Fundraiser Due Monday

Posted on December 3 2021

Just a reminder that our Gift Card Fundraising is due on Monday. Due to the time constraints no late orders will be accepted. Thank you very much for supporting Parkdale School as we work towards raising…

No School Tomorrow

Posted on December 2 2021

Tomorrow is a professional development day for the teachers. We are all taking time to learn ways to support the students in the school.

Hat Day Wednesday

Posted on November 30 2021

Tomorrow is hat day at school. Students will be allowed to wear hats all day. We are hoping to see some crazy head gear.

Car Seat Safety

Posted on November 25 2021

Just a reminder from the Boys and Girls Club that bulky coats and car seats do not mix. When wearing a bulky coat the harness straps are too loose. Let's keep everyone safe this winter.

Thank You Wetaskiwin CO-OP, Home Building Center and…

Posted on November 23 2021

This year I wanted to give the Jr High students the opportunity to have a construction class for one of their complementary courses.  However, we had nothing, no tools, no work benches, nothing for them…

No School Friday

Posted on November 18 2021

There will be no school tomorrow as it is a professional development day for staff. The staff are working on ways to support all student learning in their classes. School will resume on Monday, we hope…

Thank You Hope Mission

Posted on November 17 2021

Parkdale School students and staff would like to thank Hope Mission for the breakfast and lunches. Hope Mission delivers daily food for the emergency nutrition program. We appreciate all of your support…

No School Thursday and Friday

Posted on November 10 2021

There is no school on Thursday and Friday this week. Please take some time to remember on Remembrance Day. We will see everyone on Monday. Just a reminder that next week is parent teacher interview week.…

Parent Advisory Meeting

Posted on November 9 2021

We will be having our Parent Advisory Meeting today at 5:00pm. The meeting will be virtual, an email was sent to all families with the google meet link. We will be discussing the school generated funds,…

Supporting Our Community

Posted on November 2 2021

Our student leadership group planned a Halloween activity last week in which students brought items to the foodbank. We were able to collect a large number of items to donate to the food bank and to support…

No School Today

Posted on November 1 2021

There is no school today as it is a professional development day. The teachers today are looking at the school data and creating goals for the students, and strategies in order to support all students…

Happy Halloween

Posted on October 29 2021

The staff at Parkdale School wish everyone a safe and happy Halloween. We would like to remind you that there is no school on Monday as it is a professional development day. The teachers will be looking…

Halloween At Parkdale

Posted on October 27 2021

Today our ECS class got to celebrate Halloween. They had a parade around the school for everyone to see their costumes.  On Friday the rest of the school will celebrate Halloween on Friday. We will have…

Supporting the Food Bank

Posted on October 26 2021

The student leadership group at Parkdale School is collecting items for the local Food Bank. Classes and staff have agreed to decorate pumpkins in support of the Food Bank. Students will be voting on…

Term One Ending Soon

Posted on October 25 2021

Term one is ending on November 7th. That means it is report card time in Wetaskiwin Regional Public Schools. The teachers right now are ensuring that we have the program up and operational, and have started…

October Assembly Winners

Posted on October 22 2021

Congratulations to our Wolf Paw winners and our volunteer student recognition award winners at our last assembly. Our Wolf Paw winners that demonstrate good citizenship in the classroom and the volunteer…

Jersey Day

Posted on October 12 2021

Tomorrow is Jersey day. We are asking all students and staff to wear their favorite Jersey to school tomorrow.

Parent Teacher Interviews

Posted on October 4 2021

Our first set of Parent Teacher Interviews will be held this week. Due to current restrictions we will be phoning our families to discuss progress and to get to know them better. We look forward to all…

Picture Day

Posted on October 1 2021

Monday is picture day. Come to school ready to smile and take a great picture!

Orange Shirt Day

Posted on September 29 2021

Parkdale School acknowledged Orange Shirt Day today. We would like to remind our families that our school is closed tomorrow in recognition of the importance of Orange Shirt Day. We would like to remind…

Indigenous Studies

Posted on September 28 2021

Parkdale students in grades 5 to 8 weekly have an Indigenous Studies class. Their teacher  Marie Crier comes into their class and teaches not only the history but Cree language as well. The students…

Truth and Reconciliation Week

Posted on September 27 2021

The staff at Parkdale School are spending this week teaching students about Residential Schools and preparing for Orange Shirt Day. The teachers have all planned special activities for this week. Our…

Parent Advisory Meeting

Posted on September 20 2021

We will be having a virtual Parent Advisory Meeting tomorrow night starting at 5:00 pm. A meeting link will be shared with all parents. We are looking for parents to fill the chairperson position and…

Parent Advisory Meeting

Posted on September 14 2021

We will be hosting our first Parkdale Parents Advisory Meeting on September 21st, at 5:00pm. We will be hosting it virtually through a Google Meet.  At our Parent Advisory meetings we will be discussing…

No School Monday

Posted on September 3 2021

What a great week we had getting to know everyone. We hope that all families have a great long weekend and we will see everyone on Tuesday.

We Can't Wait!

Posted on August 31 2021

We are so excited to see everyone tomorrow! Have a great nights sleep. Remember that masks are optional but we will be sanitizing hands still and sending sick students home. Let the learning begin.

Back to School Information

Posted on August 30 2021

Some important information for parents and guardians as we get close to back to school on Wednesday. 1) Supervision starts on the playground at 8:30 am in the morning. School starts at 8:55 am. 2) There…

Back to School

Posted on August 24 2021

As we get ready to come back to school, in the WRPS Back to School plan it states: "We support students, staff and visitors in their choice to wear a mask. Students, parents/guardians, staff and visitors…

Welcome Back To School

Posted on August 23 2021

We hope that everyone has had a nice relaxing summer. We are excited to see our students on Wednesday, September 1st, supervision will start on the playground at 8:30 that morning. The school office is…

Have A Great Summer

Posted on June 28 2021

We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone for their support and hard work this past school year. This was a school year unlike any school year we have seen. We were reminded strong and…

Awards Ceremonies and Year End

Posted on June 24 2021

Tomorrow at 9:30 we will be having our large year end awards assembly. It will be virtual. If you wish to attend please contact the school as soon as possible so you can receive the Google Meet invite.…

Junior High Final Exams

Posted on June 21 2021

Tomorrow is the start of the Junior High final exams. They will be writing their math final in the morning and their social final in the afternoon. All students will need a calculator for their math exam,…

Staff for the 2021 - 2022 School Year

Posted on June 18 2021

As we move into the summer we wanted to take this opportunity to let you know about the staff at Parkdale School for the 2021 - 2022 school year. Teachers ECS - Mrs. Jocelyn Urano Grade 1 - Mrs. Ritchie…

Literacy Week Continues

Posted on June 10 2021

The students and staff at Parkdale School have been celebrating literacy this week. On Wednesday the classes participated in a literacy walk around the school yard, and today they are having a friendly…

Literacy Week Kickoff

Posted on June 8 2021

We had a fantastic kick off to our Literacy Week. We welcomed Central Office Personnel to our school to read to classes. We followed COVID protocols and limited the time in the class, and kept the 6 feet…

Mission, Vision and Values

Posted on June 4 2021

The staff at Parkdale School worked at refining our mission, vision and values. We wanted it to be a statement that represents us and what we stand for at Parkdale. Once we had the statements that we…

Parkdale School Remembers

Posted on June 2 2021

Staff and students at Parkdale School wore orange shirts today to remember the 215 lives lost. Every Child Matters.

Welcome Back To School

Posted on May 26 2021

What has made the staff at Parkdale School really happy this week? The students have returned!!!! We are so happy to have the students back in the school. We have just over a month left and so much is…

Thank You Seasons Wetaskiwin

Posted on May 13 2021

We would like to take this opportunity to thank Seasons Wetaskiwin for dropping off teacher appreciation gifts. The staff would like to thank you for the kind messages. The thank you messages were appreciated…

Learning Packages

Posted on May 10 2021

Last week our teachers put together learning packages for all students in K to 6 for the next two weeks, and for the grade 7 and 8 students who do not have technology. We have a number of these packages…

Parkdale School Online Learning Update

Posted on May 6 2021

We would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our families for their support over the course of the school year. It has been a trying year as the world tries to navigate COVID. Your support in…

Winner of Family Fun Kit

Posted on May 5 2021

Today students had the opportunity to win a Family Fun Kit. This kit was supplied by the Mental Health Capacity Building Team as we wore hats to support mental health today. Congratulations and we hope…

Hats On For Mental Health

Posted on May 4 2021

Tomorrow is a day in which we are all supporting Mental Health. We are asking students and staff to wear hats tomorrow. We look forward to seeing all of the hats in the building tomorrow.  

Calahoo Meat Orders Arrive Tuesday

Posted on May 3 2021

A great big thank you to our school community for participating in the Calahoo Meat Fundraiser. The meat arrives at the school Tuesday morning. If you placed an order we will be giving you a call to come…

Thank You Seasons Wetaskiwin

Posted on April 22 2021

Yesterday Seasons Wetaskiwin came to Parkdale with a special delivery. They had a box full of school supplies and trees for our Kindergarten class. The students and the staff were very excited and thankful…

Thank you for the Thank you

Posted on April 15 2021

Thank you to the special person who left these thank you's on staff windshields.  It was very thoughtful and means a lot to all of us. Thank You

Fundraising Orders Due Friday April 9, 2021

Posted on April 8 2021

Just a reminder that all fundraising orders are due tomorrow.  Also, no orders will be placed if payment is not present.  Make cheques payable to Parkdale School. Orders will be delivered to Parkdale…

Wetaskiwin Soccer

Posted on April 8 2021

Please contact Wetaskiwin Soccer organization with any questions.

Kindergarten Virtual Open House

Posted on April 7 2021

On Wednesday, April 14th at 6:30 pm we are hosting our virtual Kindergarten Open House. We will share a Zoom Meeting link to all interested in Kindergarten at Parkdale. Please share our phone number with…

No School Thursday or Friday

Posted on March 24 2021

Thank you to all families that we were able to talk to at Parent Teacher Interviews. We value the home school connection in supporting the students.  We want to remind you that there is no school Thursday…

Spring Fundraiser

Posted on March 22 2021

Today information is going home with students for our spring fundraiser.  Please look for this information and if you have any questions go the the Parent tab and Latest Information to see what was sent…

Parent Teacher Interviews

Posted on March 18 2021

Wednesday, March 24th the school is hosting the last round of Parent Teacher Interviews. This is a great time to discuss with the teacher, your child's progress during the course of the school year and…

Register Now

Posted on March 16 2021

It is the time of year where plans are being developed for the 2021 and 2022 school year. If you have a student who will attending Parkdale School next year and is new to Parkdale School, please fill…

St. Patrick's Day Bingo

Posted on March 15 2021

This Wednesday we are having a St. Patrick's Day Bingo. The students have all had the opportunity to make their own bingo cards and are looking forward to the opportunity to win prizes. We are also asking…

No School Friday

Posted on February 24 2021

Remember to dress like you are 100 tomorrow. If you dress up your name will be entered into a draw for a prize. There is no school on Friday as it is a Professional Development Day. The staff at Parkdale…

100th Day of School

Posted on February 23 2021

We are all wearing pink tomorrow to stand up against bullying. On Thursday we are asking everyone to dress like they are 100 years old. We are celebrating the 100th day of school (or close to because…

Wear A Pink Shirt

Posted on February 22 2021

We a pink shirt on Wednesday, February 24. We are asking all of our students and staff to wear pink on this day to take a stand against bullying. Everyone who wears pink will have their name placed in…

Thank You Hope Mission

Posted on February 12 2021

Parkdale students and staff would like to thank Hope Mission for all of the lunches that they bring to the school everyday. We appreciate the lunches and the partnership that you have with not only Parkdale…

Valentines Candy Grams

Posted on February 8 2021

Parkdale School is selling Valentines Day Candy Grams for $2.00 each. All money raised will go towards our playground. We have extended our selling of the candy grams to be all this week, and they will…

No School Thursday or Friday

Posted on February 3 2021

The students are having a great afternoon participating in the Indoor Winter Fun Event. The students are staying within their cohort group as they get hot chocolate (made and delivered by staff wearing…

Welcome Back

Posted on January 4 2021

We would like to welcome all of our families back from the holiday break. We hope you were able to enjoy your time, even with the restrictions that were out there. This week will look a little bit different…

2020

Stay Connected

Posted on December 14 2020

Want to know what is happening at Parkdale School?  Please follow us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Parkdale-School-1311947802244854/    Check out our website www.parkdaleschool.ca.   Also…

Grade 7 and 8 Students

Posted on December 11 2020

Just a reminder that for the students that have no internet or have requested paper copies, work needs to be returned with new material to be picked up every Monday. The packages are kept at the office…

Parent Advisory Meeting

Posted on December 8 2020

Tonight we will be having a Parent Advisory Meeting. We are going to be presenting our Accountability Pillar Results and welcome parent feedback at this time. We are also going to be filling you in on…

Professional Development Day

Posted on December 3 2020

There is no school on Friday as it is a Professional Development Day. The teachers are going to be planning and preparing for the continuity of student learning for the week of January 4th to 8th. Staff…

Professional Development Day

Posted on December 3 2020

There is no school on Friday as it is a Professional Development Day. The teachers are going to be planning and preparing for the continuity of student learning for the week of January 4th to 8th. Staff…

December 7th Deadline

Posted on December 2 2020

Just a reminder to all of our families that Monday, December 7th is the deadline to make changes in your child's learning effective January 4th. If you are choosing School at Home, you must phone the…

Parent Teacher Interviews

Posted on November 30 2020

Parent Teacher Interviews are this week. On Wednesday from 4 to 8 pm the teachers will be hosting virtual interviews. Please call the school at 780-352-4594 to book your scheduled interview time. Ms.…

Report Cards

Posted on November 26 2020

Term one report cards will be going home tomorrow. The following week on Wednesday, December 2 from 4 to 8 pm the teachers will be doing virtual parent teacher interviews. Please call the school at 780-352-4594…

No School Wednesday November 11

Posted on November 10 2020

There will be no school on Wednesday November 11 for Remembrance Day.

City of Wetaskiwin Vision for the Future

Posted on November 6 2020

As you may be aware, the City of Wetaskiwin is undergoing a city-wide visioning process to develop a 50-year community vision. Our new vision will be shaped by your ideas, and will benefit our community…

PC Children's Charity

Posted on November 2 2020

We are pleased to announce that Parkdale School has received $1750 for the 2020-21 school year from the President's Choice Children's Charity School Nutrition Grant. This will be used to ensure that we…

No School Friday

Posted on October 29 2020

Tomorrow is a Professional Development Day for the staff at Parkdale. We will be working on our literacy and numeracy plans as well as learning about being a trauma sensitive school. We look forward to…

Happy Halloween

Posted on October 29 2020

It has been a great morning watching all of the wonderful costumes walk through the school doors this morning. We are very excited to have our physically distanced parade this afternoon. The staff at…

Halloween Parade

Posted on October 23 2020

On October 29th Parkdale will be having a physically distanced Halloween Parade in the afternoon. Students are permitted to wear their costumes to school that day. They can not wear a costume Halloween…

Two Masks

Posted on October 16 2020

With the weather getting colder we are asking our students, starting Monday to bring at least two masks to school. We are going to have indoor and an outdoor masks. With the weather getting colder and…

Indigo For The Love of Reading Grant

Posted on October 14 2020

On Friday, October 9th some of the staff went to Chapters at 9:00 am (they opened just for us) so we could purchase books for our students. Two years ago we received a $50 000 dollar grant to bring books…

Morning Drop Off and Outdoor Gear

Posted on October 6 2020

We are asking that students do not arrive to school prior to 8:30 in the morning. This is the time that supervision will be starting and due to cohort groupings and physical distancing we will not be…

Parent Advisory Meeting

Posted on October 2 2020

Tuesday, October 6th from 4 to 5 pm we will be hosting our first Parent Advisory Meeting. We are looking for parents who would like to be part of our Parent Advisory Board. We meet 4 times a year to discuss…

Monday - School Pictures

Posted on October 1 2020

Monday is school pictures so please bring your smiles to school that day.

Parent Teacher Interviews

Posted on September 30 2020

We will be having our first round of Parent Teacher Interviews on Thursday, October 8th. The interviews will be ran differently this year as they will be done either by phone or by a Google Meet. We will…

Smudging

Posted on September 30 2020

Due to construction our smudge room is not available at this time. Smudging happens daily from 8:40 - 8:50 in our courtyard. All students and staff are welcome to join daily.

Orange Shirt Day

Posted on September 29 2020

Every Child Matters! Tomorrow we are asking all students and staff to wear an orange shirt. 

Recess and Lunch Time

Posted on September 21 2020

This year in an effort to keep everyone safe we have designated areas for classes to play and we have staggered our lunch times. So, for example, the grade K/1 students have recess at a different time…

Locker Use

Posted on September 15 2020

In order to help the process of trying to keep everyone safe we are minimizing locker use this year. When students enter the building they go straight to the classroom. The teachers will then send students…

Arrival at School in the Mornings

Posted on September 14 2020

We are working hard at Parkdale to keep everyone safe this year. In order to do this when the students arrive at school in the morning, things are a little different. Upon arrival at school in the morning…

School Update

Posted on September 9 2020

We have had two great days with our students this week. We have had to do some class reconfiguration this week. We now have a ECS - Grade 1 split class and a Grade 2,3 split class. This is to accommodate…

Grade 1, 4 and 7

Posted on September 3 2020

We had another good day with students. Tomorrow will be the first day for students in grades 1, 4 and 7. The grade 1 and 4 students will enter in the door on the south side of the building, while the…

Grade 2, 5 and 8

Posted on September 2 2020

We had a great day today and it was so nice to see the students. Tomorrow we are welcoming the grade 2, 5 and 8 students to school. Grade 2 students will be using the door on the south side of the school,…

Nutrition Program

Posted on September 2 2020

We are currently working with Hope Mission to determine how our nutrition program will work. At this time we do not have lunches but we do have snack foods. We are sorry about the inconvenience, we are…

Grade 3 and 6

Posted on September 1 2020

We would like to welcome our grade 3 and 6 students to Parkdale School tomorrow. The grade 3 students will enter on the south side of the school while the 6 students will enter on the north side of the…

August 27, 2020

Posted on August 27 2020

Parkdale School staff are currently working on procedures for our safe re-entry. We are putting into place procedures to help facilitate social distancing and proper hygiene. Please call the office at…

Message from the Office

Posted on August 26 2020

Welcome back to a new school year! We are diligently working on procedures that we will follow in order to keep our school community safe. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions. There…

Welcome Back!

Posted on August 25 2020

There will be a staggered start for all grades as follows: Wednesday September 2 - Grades 3, 6, 9, 12 only Thursday September 3 - Grades 2, 5, 8, 11 only Friday September 4 - Grades 1, 4, 7, 10 only Tuesday…

Have A Great Summer

Posted on June 29 2020

We can say that the 2019 - 2020 school year was an adventure. That being said, the year is over and we are looking forward to a fresh start in September. We wish all of our families a great summer and…

Have A Great Summer

Posted on June 29 2020

We can say that the 2019 - 2020 school year was an adventure. That being said the year is over and we are looking forward to a fresh start in September. We wish all of our families a great summer and…

Report Card Pick Up

Posted on June 25 2020

Just a reminder that if you are wanting to pick up your report card, you can come to the south doors of the school today between 9 and 3. We want to remind everyone about social distancing and keeping…

End of Year

Posted on June 22 2020

Here is some information for everyone regarding the end of the school year. 1) Could everyone please return all textbooks and novels to the school. These books were signed out to students and if they…

Farewell Grade 8 Students

Posted on June 19 2020

Dear Grade 8 Students, This was not the farewell that we had planned for you. We wanted to be able to give you hugs, take pictures and have some snacks, but COVID 19 put a stop to that. The one thing…

National Indigenous People Day

Posted on June 19 2020

We would love to have pictures of our students in their Regalia. We will post these images in our school when we return. Send the pictures to your teachers so they can share them with the office.

Parkdale Parade Video

Posted on June 17 2020

Click here to watch our parade!  

Books, Books, And More Books

Posted on June 15 2020

WRPS applied for an Indigo Grant to provide reading materials to students during the COVID school closures. We are excited as we have books for every student to take home. The books will be delivered…

Parkdale Update

Posted on June 15 2020

There is one week left for online learning. Please make sure that you submit your work by Friday so the teachers can review it and prepare report cards for everyone. Your report cards will be mailed on…

Registration Verification

Posted on June 10 2020

We still have some registration verification's that need to be completed for returning students. If you have not spoken to us to confirm registration for next year, we ask that you give us a call as soon…

Parkdale Update

Posted on June 8 2020

We have posted the next staff baby picture. Can you guess who it is? Send an email to your teacher with the guess and you will be eligible to win a prize. We are getting closer to the start of the renovations.…

Parkdale Office

Posted on June 5 2020

Parkdale School office is going to be renovated. Over the next couple of days there may be scattered phone and email access as we are moving to another room in the school. We thank you for your patience…

Wellness Coach

Posted on June 4 2020

We have had Mrs. Mennear, a Wellness Coach from the Mental Health Capacity Building project working with our classes this year. We have been lucky enough to have her join Google Meets during the online…

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