Parkside Post

Parkside Elementary Parent Newsletter * February

A Message From Mrs. Fike


Brrr! It's cold outside. I hope that everyone has been able to stay warm and cozy with these "Un-Florida-Like" temperatures. We have seen lots of students wearing their warm coats and sweatshirts to school. We also have seen a big pile of lost and found items in our cafeteria.

Please remind your child to take a look at all the items if they are missing something.

I am so excited for your child to share their Data Binder this week with you during our At-Home Student-Led Conferences. Read all the details below.

Your child's health and safety are always our biggest concern. Students who are sick should stay home and not return to school until they are symptom-free and fever-free without the use of fever-reducing medicines for at least 24 hours.

Click the link below for all of the CCPS district resources and guidelines.

As always, if you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to the school so we can assist you in any way we can!


~Mrs. Fike

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Student-Led Conferences

We are so excited for February 3rd. This is our Student-Led Conference Day.

Like we did last year, we will be having students bring home their data binders to do their conference with you at home.

This is the time for you to have your child walk you through everything they have been working hard on this year. Your child will be showing you their data binders with how hard they are working to meet their goals. They will also have a check list of things for you and your child to go over.

Please make sure that your child brings their binder back to school on February 4th.

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Starry Night

On Monday, February 7th from 6:00pm-8:00pm we will be having our Starry Night Event. Come and join us for a night under the stars. Mr. Ware has planned an evening where you and your family can come and join us on the hardcourt to view the stars through many different telescopes. He will also have other activities for you to participate in! We can't wait to see you.

Important Dates

February 3rd: Early Release Day-Dismissal at 12:05pm

February 7th: Starry Night Event-6:00pm-8:00pm-Cafeteria and Hardcourt

February 8th: Harry Chapin Food Pantry-3:30pm-4:30pm-Back of School

February 15th: School Advisory Council Meeting-3:30pm-Media Center

February 21st-No School-President's Day

February 22nd-Interims Published

February 22nd-TWOSDAY-Look for more information soon on how we will celebrate this unique day!

Access CCPS School District Calendar:

Report Cards

How to Access Interim Reports for Quarter 3

The Elementary Quarter 2 Report Cards will be published to the FOCUS Portal and available

February 22, 2022.

To access your child’s Quarter 3 Interim Report electronically as a PDF:

  • Navigate to
  • Enter the Username - your student’s lunch number (student number)
  • Enter the Password
    • For students in Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 2, enter 1
    • For students in Grades 3-12, enter your student’s birthday month and day as four digits (e.g., September 7, 2011 would be 0907)
  • Under your student’s picture, click the Reports tab
  • The link can be viewed as a PDF or downloaded and saved

The FOCUS Portal can be accessed from the CCPS Portal, clicking the FOCUS icon.

For assistance, contact or call 239-377-0009.

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Jeans Day

Every Friday is Jeans Day!

Students can wear jeans with a uniform or school t-shirt on Friday for $1.

Please have your child bring their $1 on Friday and give to their teacher in the morning.

Please no ripped or jeans with holes.

2021-2022 School Improvement Plan

Link to PSE's School Improvement Plan

Volunteer Opportunities

Are you interested in becoming a volunteer at Parkside? Click the link below to fill out the Volunteer Application. If you have any questions, you may call the school, at 239-377-8900.

Click the link below to access the CCPS Code of Student Conduct

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Parkside Staff


Mrs. Melanie Fike

Assistant Principals of Curriculum

Ms. Tiffany Wind and Mrs. Rachel Moore

School Counselor

Mrs. Jennifer Grant

Exceptional Student Education (ESE) Program Specialist

Dr. Kimberly Doriety

Reading Coach

Dr. Tricia Cunningham

Science Coach

David Ware

ELL Contact

Mrs. Angela Polanco

Give us a call! 239-377-8900

Parkside Elementary

Mascot: Bullfrogs

School Colors: Green and Orange

Campus Opens: 7:30am

Breakfast Served: 7:30am-8:00am

Student Hours: 8:10am-3:05pm