Saturday, January 30, 2016

Saturday Smile- "Our Very Own."

our very own
L. H.S. cheerleaders 
competing today @ the IHSA
Competitive State Cheerleading Series.

They  helped us "kick-off" our
program back on January 7th!


Thursday, January 28, 2016

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

You Can Make a World of Difference

Parkside's NIGHT OWL after-school
program still needs community 
volunteers to guide kids with
one hour of tutorial help.  

We meet Tuesdays and Thursdays
(3:30-4:30 P.M.) following a
snack time, in the cafeteria.

It's easy to sign-up;
follow this link:
Community Volunteers

Thanks for helping us spread the word!

Contact Rose West
943-3992 or E-mail:

Your Wednesday Website

Resources for January 20th's

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Your Wednesday Website

We share these resources that
 can offer information about
Reverend Martin Luther King Jr.

MLK- The King and His Dream
The Story of 
Martin Luther King Jr.
by Kid President

Friday, January 8, 2016

A Little Help Can Go a Long Way

The NIGHT OWL program 
is seeking L.H.S. students
to serve as Peer-Tutors
for Parkside boys and girls

We meet Tuesday & Thursdays
for a snack @ 3:00 P.M. in the
cafeteria, before tutoring 
sessions (3:30-4:30 P.M.)

It's easy to sign-up;
follow this link:
Night Owl High School Volunteer Tutors:

Thanks for spreading-the-word.

E-Mail Mrs. Rose West 
or phone 943-3992


Nutrition for the Brain

Why encourage children to
 read daily and create a habit? 

 Let's do the math:

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Seeing Kids Thrive- Priceless

This student athlete was a Night Owl.
Now he and his high school peers
are heroes to the kids at Parkside.  

"We must stop and thank
the people who make
a difference in our lives."  
                                    ~John F. Kennedy

A simple request resulted in the
Lawrenceville Cheerleaders
making the kick-off event of our
 program this afternoon, unforgettable.

Amazing People
Do Not Just Happen. 


Tuesday, January 5, 2016

PARCC Results in Report Cards

Families whose children in grades
three through five who took PARCC
tests last spring will be getting results this
week in Parkside student report cards. 

(Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers)
tests were designed to give a clear picture of  pupils' performance and guide schools with necessary information to improve instruction.

What should families expect in 
seeing PARCC scores and how
can they support their students? 
has many resources and tutorials
for families and educators alike: 

Sunday, January 3, 2016

Will Help in Our Program?

Parkside's NIGHT OWL after-school
program needs community
volunteers to guide kids with
one hour of tutorial help.

We meet Tuesday & Thursdays
(3:30-4:30 P.M.) following
student snacks, in the cafeteria.

It's easy to sign-up;
follow this link:
Community Volunteers:

 Our NIGHT OWLS program
"kicks-off" Thursday January 7th.  
Thanks for helping us spread-the-word.

Contact Rose West 
943-3992 or via


Sunday Salute

nurture   verb
  1.  to feed and protect
  2.   to support and encourage as
      during the period of training
    or development; foster
  3.  to bring up; train, educate
    It's no coincidence that we're
    all in a position
    to nourish kids, no matter
    they are and what it takes.

    Happy Sunday and
    have a wonderful week!