Benefits of Language Learning

Reminder to all of our future Parkside Panthers who've been accepted into the Spanish and French programs to get all contracts, intention forms and transportations forms to Mrs. Maibeth by March 6. 

If you are a student who is zoned for Parkside but did not apply to the Specialty French or Spanish program, please email with your name, current school, and student id # to be placed on a waiting list for French or Spanish. There are criterion that must be met in order to be placed on the wait list. 

Parkside Specialty Brochure
World Language Specialty Program  

Parkside Middle School is proud to offer a two tiered World Language curriculum to allow all students to be successful. Please contact an administrator, the guidance office, or Abbey Jones, World Language Specialty Program Coordinator,at with any questions.

Tier I:
Through the PWCS application process, incoming sixth graders may choose to take either Spanish or French in a three class sequence (IA, IB, II)over three years. Upon successful completion, students will earn two high school credits.

Tier II:
Eighth grade students may opt to take either Spanish I or French I as a full year course. Upon successful completion, students will earn one high school credit.