Thursday, December 31, 2015

Ushering in a New Year

  "When did the New Year's Eve 
Ball First Drop in Times Square?"

There's no doubt that around the globe
people welcome the coming of a
new year in many different ways.  

Learn the history behind the 
New York City celebration, 
with a hugh crystal ball that's
  been used there since 2007.  

Simply click the LISTEN button to
have this or any Wonderopolis story
read aloud to you or your audience.

Thursday, December 24, 2015

Special Times, Special People

Thanks to the many
Pre-K families and 
guests who joined us

For a little music or dance
 At school during the past weeks

Christmas is something to share

With the ones you love

And we've many special
students that we are so thankful for

Merry, Merry Christmas!

Monday, December 21, 2015


"One of my earliest movie memories is sitting in a theater with my aunt Joyce, watching 
Return of the Jedi. 
It was the moment that began
my love
for movies. 
Now, 30 years later we get to do it again.
This time though,
we added a third."
Yes, Joyce knows!

Sunday, December 20, 2015

NIGHT OWLS After-School

Extended Day's NIGHT OWLS resumes beginning January 7, 2016 on
 Tuesday & Thursdays
 (3:00-4:30 P.M.) with tutoring
and homework help for
eligible 1st through 5th graders.  

We "tip our hat" to the district, 
Parkside P.T.O. as will as Cra-Wa-La,
Parkside teachers and aides, our
L.H.S. youth & community volunteers.
Special thanks to The Birds
Free Methodist Church for
sponsoring our snack.

If approached, please join
us all in an effort to assist students.
After all, they're important customers!
is the home of our "new" Night Owls blog.


Sunday Thought 12-20-2015

Saturday, December 19, 2015

Friday, December 18, 2015

Celebrate With Song

The best way

 To spread Christmas cheer

 Is sharing beautiful songs

 For all to hear!  

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

That's the Spirit!

Never stop doing little things for others.
Sometimes those little things occupy
biggest part of their hearts.

First graders get in on spreading
holiday joy with residents and
staff at The United Methodist Village 

 Little visitors
 with smiles in tow
 Will light up the room
 And the love will show!

 Oh, even Parkside's
wonderful cooks made
this event something special!

"Deck the Halls" was a
grand opportunity for us all.

Thank you Mrs. Darnell for
including our youngsters 
and staff from school, at the UMV.
Merry Christmas! 


Monday, December 14, 2015

A Special Visit

"They err who thinks Santa Claus 
enters through the chimney.  
He enters through the heart." 
            ~Charles W. Howard

Thank you to the Parkside PTO
for helping make Mr. & Mrs. Claus
feel right at home, for their visit this evening! 


Sweet Stuff

    Holiday Dilemma:  
"Bet you can't eat just one." 

Sunday, December 13, 2015

Sunday Thought 12-13-2015

"A single act of kindness throws out
roots in all directions, and the roots
spring up and make new trees."  
                                                       ~Amelia Earhart


Saturday, December 12, 2015

Let's Head to the Parade

The holiday season
 is filled with fun
 along with many a friend.

 But none can resist
the sights and sounds
of a hometown parade!

So may we cherish these days 

with their magical ways

      along with those we hold dear.

With smiles galore

Jolly St. Nicholas and more, 
what could be a more perfect day?


Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Student Athletes

First games of the season for our 2nd graders, heading onto the court with pride & promise.
Good luck fellows!  

Sunday, December 6, 2015

Saturday, December 5, 2015

Story Time

Give us all friends,
smiles, and a great book.

"The Night Before Christmas"
is one perfect, timeless story
for Parkside's holiday season.


Thursday, December 3, 2015

Did You Hear the News?

Santa's house in
Lawrenceville is ready.

Mr. Claus will be there on Saturday
December 5th after the parade.

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Busy, Busy,Busy

"It's never too early for
Grammie's Christmas Tree cookies!"
~Parkside Mom