Dear Students and Parent/Guardians,

Parkside Middle School will begin a transition to Canvas, a student learning management system, beginning on Monday, May 4th.  Canvas will allow students to access each of their unique set of classes and find their course content in one location. Canvas Student Apps can be downloaded by clicking the following links: download forApple, download for AndroidParent and student resources, as well as direct links to the Canvas webpage, can be found on the PWCS Instructional Technology page by clicking hereWhile we at Parkside are excited about using Canvas, we understand that it will be a learning process for teachers, students, and families.  We are here to help and excited to learn and grow together!



Parkside Middle School Staff 

Estimados estudiantes y padres / tutores,

La Escuela Parkside Middle comenzará una transición a Canvas, un sistema de gestión de aprendizaje estudiantil, a partir del lunes 4 de mayo. Canvas permitirá a los estudiantes acceder a cada una de sus clases  y encontrar el contenido de su curso en una ubicación. Las aplicaciones para estudiantes de Canvas se pueden descargar haciendo clic en los siguientes enlaces: descargar para Apple, descargar para Android. Los recursos para padres y estudiantes, así como los enlaces directos a la página web de Canvas, se pueden encontrar en la página de Tecnología Educativa de PWCS haciendo clic aquí. Si bien en Parkside estamos entusiasmados con el uso de Canvas, entendemos que será un proceso de aprendizaje para maestros, estudiantes y familias. ¡Estamos aquí para ayudar y emocionados de aprender y crecer juntos!


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Please use the link below to access my Instructional Calendar document. It is also available by clicking "Instructional Calendar" in the sidebar. This calendar shows what topics and standards were taught this year as well as where to find resources for review and enrichment.


Students can find review activities and assignments in the "Files and Documents" section of my class page within the

Please be sure to watch for emails from me. I will provide additional information in these emails. You can also check under the "What's Happening This Week" tab for my newsletter.


Welcome to 8th grade Language Arts!


 If this is your first time visiting my class page, WELCOME! I will update this page on a weekly basis, so please visit often!

**A weekly newsletter will be posted in the "What's Happening This Week" section every weekend.

**My course syllabus and parent letter have been placed in the "Files and Documents" section.  

Please use the toolbar to the left in order to access calendar updates, weekly newsletters, important files, and other information for both parents and students.