Parkland Magnet Middle School

Sunday Message - May 29, 2022

No School on Monday

Tuesday is an ODD day

Activity Buses will run only on Wednesday and Thursday this week.

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Events and News for This Week

1. School Lockdown Drill on Wednesday, June 1

We will be having a school lockdown and shelter in place drill on Wednesday during Period 2. We ask that families speak with their students about this drill as it may cause some anxiety due to the recent events in Texas last week.


2. Short Film Festival

Students from Ms. Goldiner's class will be presenting their short films. Join us at 6:00 pm!

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Upcoming Events

1. Summer School Registration Has Started

Our summer school registration has begun. One very important note is that Parkland summer school will take place at Wheaton High School as Parkland begins our building expansion construction. Please see the flyer below for more information.

3. Save the Dates

As we head into May and June, we have many events planned for our students and families. Please see below for list of tentative dates for our end of year events.

  • June 1: Short Film Festival
  • June 8: 7th Grade End of Year Field Trip to Smokey Glen
  • June 8: 6th Grade Awards Night
  • June 9: 7th Grade Awards Night
  • June 10: 8th Grade Dance
  • June 15: 6th Grade End of Year Field Trip to the MD Science Center
  • June 16: 8th Grade End of Year Field Trip to Six Flags
  • June 17: 8th Grade Promotion Celebration @ Parkland
  • June 17: Last Day of School

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2. Montgomery County Junior Council Application

Calling all student leaders! Do you want to develop your leadership skills? Are you interested in advocating for all MCPS middle schools? You should join MCJC! For more information about the organization, check out our website: MCJCSGA.org. You can also apply for the executive board. Applications are due by June 3rd and you can apply using this link:


https://bit.ly/MCJCApps2022

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Community Announcements

1. MCPS Regional Mental Health and Well Being Forum

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2. MCPS Antiracist Audit Student Focus Groups

Parkland has been chosen to have students participate in Student Focus Groups where they can share about their experiences in school. Please register your child to participate in a focus group as part of the MCPS Antiracist Audit to share their experiences. Click here for more information and here to register.

3. Youth on the Rise Summer Camp

Please see the flyers below for a summer camp opportunity with Montgomery County Police.

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Message from PTSA

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ATTENTION PARENTS - Please see below opportunities to help our school:



We’re gearing up for some fun and exciting year-end activities and could use your help!


Financial Support – Please consider making a donation for us to help make the 8th Grade Graduation Celebration a fun and memorable time for our students. You can make a tax-deductible donation with your credit card by clicking here and selecting the DONATE button. https://parklandptsa.wixsite.com/parklandptsa


Alternatively, we will graciously accept donations via cash or check payable to “Parkland MMS PTSA” which can be deposited in the bright red box in the school’s office.


Time and Energy – We will sell concessions at upcoming school events. The more parents we can count on, the more we can sell! Please email Carol Petrov at cpetrov94@hotmail.com to indicate your interest to help out from 6pm-8pm on the following nights. Thank You!


Upcoming Events at Parkland


  • Spring Musical, Thursday, May 19th
  • Spring Musical, Friday, May 20th
  • Spring Concert, Wednesday, May 25th
  • 6th Grade Awards Night, Wednesday, June 8th
  • 7th Grade Awards Night, Thursday, June 9th
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Marketplace Fundraiser – April’s 30% bonus profit comes from The Dessert Shop all month long. They make awesome Pies and Cheesecake just perfect for your Spring Break get-togethers! So, check them out and know you'll be helping support Parkland’s PTSA a little extra from those shops. Be sure to share this link with your family and friends or post on Social Media so they can order too. Remember, you can mix and match items from any of the stores and order $99 or more if you’d like free shipping. https://marketplacefundraising.com/pages/parkland.

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Parkland Announcements

1. Student Service Learning Hours

All SSL forms documenting service completed this school year must be submitted to Cynthia Purich Parkland’s SSL Coordinator, by the systemwide required deadline of June 3, 2022.


Any unsubmitted SSL forms for service completed since June 1, 2019, will be accepted until June 3, 2022.


Please note that after the 2021-2022 school year, SSL forms will no longer be accepted from previous school years.


Please email Mrs. Purich at Cynthia.l.purich@mcpsmd.org with any questions.


MCPS SSL Website: https://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/departments/ssl/