The 8th Grade "Welcome to HS Night" is NEXT WEEK, Wednesday, April 20th from 6:00-8:00 pm in the Parchment High School Cafeteria. (It's strongly advised that all 8th grade families attend.)
Attention PSD: We are currently experiencing phone an internet issues district wide. If you call a building, the static prevents our staff from hearing you fully. Please be patient as we work through this and feel free to email our staff in the meantime (email is working).
Kindergarten Roundup is here! We are excited to welcome the next class of Panthers to Parchment! Please visit our website for information on enrollment paperwork and to fill out the young 5s inventory survey: https://www.parchmentschools.org/o/nwes/page/enrollment
PHS: Registration is currently open for our summer school credit recovery program. Please read ALL of the information before filling out registration and contact your guidance counselor with any questions. Visit: https://www.parchmentschools.org/o/phs/page/summer-school
Class of 2022 and 2023: Prom Tickets go on sale April 4 - April 22 at lunches. Tickets are $35.00 each and can be paid cash or check made out to Parchment High School. The junior class is also sponsoring a promposal contest for a chance to win 2 free tickets!
Today is National School Librarian day! Thank you to our amazing librarian, Ms. Manley, who fearlessly manages multiple libraries and a wonderful army of media secretaries, who help with the day-to-day activities. You make our libraries perfect places for learning!
The 8th Grade "Welcome to HS Night" is Wednesday, April 20th from 6:00-8:00 pm in the Parchment High School Cafeteria. (It's strongly advised that all 8th grade families attend.) Students’ course requests and recommendations will be available at this time for approval by parents.
As Ramadan begins, we love this graphic that reminds us what this means for our practicing Muslim students and families. For more information on supporting students visit: https://www.weareteachers.com/support-students-during-ramadan/
It is with great pleasure that we present the Class of 2022 Honor Graduates. This achievement was earned through four years of hard work and dedication to their studies. Please join us in congratulating the following individuals! #classof2022
The West Michigan National College Fair will take place Monday, March 28 at two times: 8:30 am to 11:30 am & 6 pm to 8 pm DeVos Place Conference Center will host at 303 Monroe Ave. NW in Grand Rapids. Visit the link for more info: https://www.nacacattend.org/22WestMichigan
Young 5s or Kindergarten? We know this can be a tough decision for families and we want to help you make the best choice for your future Panther! Visit the link below for the full document on our kindergarten v young 5s programs and some tips on choosing: https://5il.co/17fjf
Remember, spring break starts Friday. Have a safe and happy break, Panthers!
Want a quicker path to a career? Check out https://www.kresa.org/careernow for info on applying to a career training program including PAID summer internships! This is open for ages 18-24 with a high school diploma or equivalent. See your school counselor with questions.
Join us Monday, March 21st at PHS for Fix-a-Palooza put on by Open Roads of Kalamazoo. Volunteers will be out to help fix bikes and get them ready for spring!
We are celebrating National School Breakfast week at the elementary buildings with trading cards, wristbands, and a sticker puzzle. Tomorrow we will be sending out a breakfast smoothie sample for each child who would like to try it. Check out the recipe and make it at home too!
Thank you to illustrator Dan Monroe for visiting during Reading month! If you'd like to learn more about Dan's charity or contribute to its cause, please visit Captain Wallace Artsy Adventures! https://www.charity.ebay.com/charity/i/Captain-Wallace-Artsy-Adventures--Inc/298539
It's National School Social Worker Week! We'd like to recognize our amazing social workers: Kellie Holm, Mallory Mayer, and Kaylie Miller. To learn more about social work please visit https://www.naswil.org/post/the-time-is-right-for-social-work-happy-social-work-month-2022
March is reading month! Prek-8th graders, check out your building events for the month and don't forget to participate in spirit days! #parchmentreads #marchisreadingmonth
PSD: As we near the end of 2nd trimester, there are some calendar differences at all levels that we wanted to remind you about. Please check your building newsletters or the PSD 21-22 calendar that was mailed to you at the beginning of the year if you need more clarification.
Women's History Month is a celebration of women's contributions to history, culture and society and has been observed in the United States since 1987. Join us in celebrating Women's History Month! To learn more visit https://www.history.com/topics/holidays/womens-history-month