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November SAC Meeting

The next SAC meeting is November 18th

Kids of Character

The character trait for the month of November is:

Citizenship

Knowing, understanding, and displaying a high regard for rules, laws, government, heritage and for those who have served and sacrificed for community and country “Students will you be the next Kid of Character?” Teachers and Staff will select Kids of Character every month and the nominees will receive a character trait certificate. The students will be recognized every month during school announcements.

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Anti-Bullying

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Miles Lennox Hits the Big Time!

Congratulations to 8th grader Miles Lennox who was recently selected to play with the All State Jazz Band as their pianist.  This is an honor that was given only to 4 students in Broward County.  Miles will be playing at the Florida Music Educators Association Conference in Tampa this January.  He studies under the direction of Mr. Diron Holloway, Band Director at Parkway Middle School of the Arts. Congratulations on such a feat to both Miles and Mr. Holloway.  And to Miles’s parents, a well earned congratulations to you as well.  It’s not easy to give children all the opportunities they need to be successful, but you certainly have.  Here at Parkway, we salute all of you.  “Creating One Star At A Time!”

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ArtsEd Forever Honors Michelle Terl

Wednesday, November 5, 2014, Michelle Terl, Theatre Director at Parkway Middle School of the Arts, was selected as the 2014 Broward County Arts Teacher of the Year for Theatre.  She was honored with a check in the amount of $1500.  Parkway was the recipient of a $500 award. The ceremony took place in the Amaturo Theatre at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts Center.   Michelle recently founded the Broward Educational Theatre Association (BETA), where she currently serves as the President.  She has spent several years on the Board of Directors for the Florida Association for Theatre Education (FATE), most recently Chairing the Middle School Secondary Curriculum Committee.

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Spirit Week

Thursday, October 23 – – Friday, October 31

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Broward Assessment of Florida Standards

BAFS testing will take place at Parkway and across the District beginning Monday, October 27th.

Testing this year is different in that the assessments are taking place during your student’s classroom period. The tests are multiple choice, and will be given in all Language Arts classes, all Math classes, Civics grade 7 classes, and Science grades 5/8 only.

It is very important that your child is in attendance each day that week and they are here at school no later than 8:00am. Please speak with your child and make sure that you emphasize the importance of being to each of their classes on time- early is even better! We are asking that you limit sign outs and doctor appts. that week, as students need to be present to test and receive a score. If a test has two sessions over two days, they must take BOTH sessions.

Scores are available on Virtual Counselor