Parkdale Elementary School News

December 2015

Message From the Principal

Dear Parents, Students and Community Members,

Despite the challenges with the weather Art Week is going wonderfully this week. Hopefully your child is enjoying their experience.

I'm excited to invite you all to our school on Friday between the hours of 2:15 pm and 5:30 pm for an Art Gallery Walk. Please see below for more details and some other information.


Mr. Hedberg

Art Week to be held Dec. 1st - Dec. 4th!

Parkdale Elementary School will be celebrating Art the days of Dec. 1st - Dec. 4th! Students will have a number of art experiences this week with their teachers as well as professional artists from Columbia Gorge Arts in Education.

We will have an Art Gallery Walk at the conclusion of the week on Friday starting at 2:15 pm in the Gym going until 5:30 pm. Please join us!

Art Week Family Gallery Walk

Friday, Dec. 4th, 2:15-5:30pm

Parkdale Elementary School Gym

Bring the whole family to the Parkdale School Gym this day to view all the wonderful art that will be created during our Art Week.

Family Art Workshop, Aluminum Embossing - Free!!

Saturday, Dec. 12th, 1-3pm

Parkdale Library

Teaching artist Julie Zapien will lead students and families in the creation of aluminum works of art. Create embossed aluminum holiday ornaments. Learn new techniques as you experiment with texture and color to create shimmering images.
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Lluvia the Guinea Pig is looking for a home for the winter break!

*Ms. Welland will provide her "dry" food and bedding as well as care information
*The family will need to provide a warm environment safe from other household pets/younger children and some fresh food such as spinach, apples etc.
*Any interested families can contact Ms. Welland via email at by phone at 541-352-6255 or in person before or after school
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Costume Collection

Each fall we have a book character dress up day. If you have old costumes that could fit this day that you would like to donate, please do! Please wash them and send them to school in a labeled bag. Please include on the label the (1) type of costume and (2) the age range for size.

For example, 1. Pirate costume 2. Age 6-8

Thank you

Upcoming Events

Dec. 1st - 4th - Art Week

Dec. 4th - Art Week Gallery Walk, 2:15 - 5:30 in the Gym

Dec. 7th - 10th, Book Fair in Library (Mon, Tues, Thurs., 7:10 am - 2:10 pm, Wed. 7:10 am - 6:10 pm)

Dec. 21st - Jan 4th - No School, Winter Break

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