Ongoing PTA Events

Mondays 8:30am – Monday Morning Coffee
Join us in the main hall by the office for a cup of coffee to start the week.

Wednesdays 8:30-10:30am – Cut ‘N Chat 
Are you interested in getting to know other parents at Parkwood? Can you cut, assemble, copy, color, copy, glue, staple & trace for teachers? Woudl you like to lighten the load of some of our amazing PW teachers? Then you will love Cut & Chat! We, a cool group of parents, meet on Wednesday mornings from 8:30-10:30am at the school. Come when you can and for as long as you can. We always need more helpers and friends. Contact Rebecca Brittle: with questions or for a tour.

Monthly – Grounds Clean Up
Skip your Friday evening or Saturday morning workout & get ready for an hour or two per month to help make & keep the Parkwood grounds weed free! Bring your own tools & help us week, cut, sweep and beautify while the kids play. See below for specific dates and times.

August 2018

August 27 – Open House/BBQ

August 29 – First Day of School Grades 1-6

September 2018

September 4th at 8:40am in the gym – Tea and Tissues
This informal gathering happens on the first and second day of school. It provides an opportunity for parents of Kindergarteners (and anyone else!) who would like a little support as they send their youngster off for their first day of school.

September 6th – Curriculum Night

The school hosts an evening for parents to talk with their child’s teacher, see their child’s classroom, and most importantly learn what they will be studying that year and what the expectations are for student and parents.

September 13th – 7:00-8:00pm – PTA General Meeting
Following curriculum night please join us in the library to learn more about the Parkwood PTA and how you can be involved. Everyone welcome!

September 20th – Picture Day

September 25th – Watch D.O.G.S. Pizza Night

D.O.G.S. stands for “Dads of Great Students” and we welcome all dads, grandpas, uncles and other father figures to come see what this wonderful program is all about. More information can also be foundhere.

October 2018

October 3 – Internet Safety Night

October 9th-12th Early Release for Conferences

October 11th, 7:00-8:30pm – PTA Board Meeting
Everyone is welcome. Please join us to learn how you can help the PTA make Parkwood a better place!

October 17th-19th – 6th Grade Camp
All 6th grade students attend Outdoor Education Camp in 6thgrade. Parkwood students
attend Camp Seymour, an excellent facility in Gig Harbor, WA.

October 31st, during the school day – Move-A-Thon
Each year the school hosts a Move-A-Thon on Halloween during school hours to get the kids up and moving and to raise money for field trips and teacher projects. Please keep an eye out for pledge forms in your child’s backpack mail.

November 2018.

November 8th – PTA Meeting

November 9th, Veteran’s Day Assembly

November 12th, No School – Veteran’s Day

November 16, Harvest Festival School Dance
It’s become a tradition to gather our school community every year in November for our annual Harvest Festival school dance, hosted by a Parkwood family at the school gym.

November 22nd-23rd – No school, Happy Thanksgiving!  

December 2018

December 3rd – Food Drive Begins

Parkwood PTA participates in the Shoreline Council PTA Food Drive and collects food and cash donations for families in need.

December 13th – PTA Meeting

December 15th – Food Drive Event

December 21st, Holiday Assembly

December 24th-January 4th Winter Break

January 2019

January 10, 7:00-9:00pm – PTA Board Meeting
Everyone is welcome. Please join us to learn how you can help the PTA make Parkwood a better place!

January 18, Martin Luther King, Jr. Assembly 

January 21, MLK Jr. Day, No School

February 2019

February 6, 6:00-8:00 p.m. Heritage Night
Heritage Nights is a celebration of the diversity of cultures at Parkwood. Everyone is invited to bring a favorite cultural or family dish and there is a variety of cultural entertainment and decorations.

Golden Acorn & Outstanding Educator Awards
These are PTA awards that recognize outstanding volunteer service to Parkwood and to recognize outstanding contributions by teachers and staff.

February 18-22 Mid-Winter Break

March 2019

March 4-8 Early Release for Conferences

March 6th, 6:00 p.m. 6th Grade Transitional Night

March 16, 7:00-9:00pm – PTA Board Meeting in the Parkwood Library
Everyone is welcome. Please join us to learn how you can help the PTA make Parkwood a better place!

March 21, 8:00 a.m., Volunteer Breakfast

March 22, Parkwood Musical!

April 2019

April 10, 6:30 p.m., Science Night

April 12, 7:00-9:00pm – PTA Board Meeting
Everyone is welcome. Please join us to learn how you can help the PTA make Parkwood a better place!

April 22-26 Spring Break

April 16, Dia del Nino Night

May 2019

Teacher & Staff Appreciation, May 6 – May 10
Each year, the first full week of May is national teacher appreciation week. At Parkwood we treat our teachers & staff with a special something each day of the week to show our appreciation. Check your backpack mail for details.

May 6, Instrumental Year-End Concert, 7:15 p.m.

May 16, 7:00-9:00pm – PTA Board Meeting
Everyone is welcome. Please join us to learn how you can help the PTA make Parkwood a better place!

May 28, No School Memorial Day

May 31 – Talent Show, Silent Auction & Basket Raffle

Parkwood has TONS of talent and our annual talent show provides an opportunity for children to sing, to dance, put on a skit, play an instrument, etc. It is always loads of fun! Leading up to our annual talent show, the PTA hosts its spring fundraiser, a silent auction and basket raffle! A fun way to find some great treasures!

June 2017

Parkwood Yearbook Sales
A group of dedicated parents is working hard each year to produce a yearbook gathering the photographic memories from the school year. The yearbook is available for purchase toward the end of the school year in May/June and more likely than not your student will want a copy.

June 6 – PTA Meeting

June 8 – Community Garage Sale
The Parkwood PTA is hosting it’s annual Community Garage Sale on the Parkwood School Grounds to benefit 6th grade camp. If you want to participate and sell your treasures, hand-crafted goods, books and more, you need to register by June 1st!

June 12, Moving Up 6th Grade

June 14, Last Day Assembly and Early Release at 11:15 a.m.