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It is an honor to serve as Principal of Parkway Middle School. The Parkway staff and I strive to provide your child with an academically challenging program and many opportunities for leadership and social responsibilities. Parent involvement is the key!  We want you to be part of the Parkway team. Volunteer, join our active PTSA. There is always room for you in different capacities. Please peruse our Parkway website for all sorts of information. Please know that my door is always open to you. Communication between home and school is vital. Together we make this a great school by putting children first in all we do! 

Mary Beason                   
(619) 668-5810 (ext. 1199)
Success for Every Child!


Parkway Clean the Lockers Day!

Come and join the Parkway Community on Saturday, September 28th to clean our old lockers to prepare them for being painted blue during October break!Students and parents are welcome, however, parents must stay with their child for this event. Lunch will be provided and you can choose which shift you would like to attend - or attend both! If you have old rags, putty knives, sponges and buckets, please bring them when you come.

Please sign up below via Sign-up Genius, or fill out the flyer attached below and return to the office.

Souplantation Fundraiser: Wednesday, September 25th

Mark your calendars for our Souplantation Fundraiser on Wednesday, September 25th! When you present our flyer, Souplantation will donate 20% of all sales to support Parkway. The flyer is attached below, and we will have copies available in the office.

Parkway’s Back to School Message for 2019-2020

Watch our Admin Team welcome back students and families to an exciting new school year! You will hear from Principal Mary Beason, Assistant Principal Ryan Icenhower, Dean Amber Lunde, and Counselor Daleena Harker-Reid and learn about the important work we are doing this year as a Professional Learning Community, our focus on kindness, lessons about restorative practices, additional counseling services, and more.

Fall picture make-up day: Wednesday, September 11th

Students who were absent or not yet enrolled for Fall pictures on August 28th can get make-up pictures taken on September 11th during Period 1 and Period 2. Students will receive a pass in the morning from their teachers. Please remember that dress code applies for school pictures.

New front gate security process starting August 26th

Starting on Monday, August 26th we will be using an electronic security gate for all visitors to campus outside of normal student arrival and dismissal times. This is an important change to make our campus more secure. All visitors will be required to show a government-issued photo ID at the security camera to be buzzed in. A drivers license, passport, state-issued ID card or similar document will suffice. Please be prepared with an ID if you will be visiting outside of arrival or dismissal hours.

We appreciate your understanding and patience with this new process. Keeping our students and staff safe is of utmost importance!

Why You'll Love Parkway

  • Reading and Writing Emphasized Across All Subject Areas
  • Rigorous Math and Language Arts Classes Provided to Allow for Students’ Varied Academic Needs
  • One-to-one Chromebooks and/or iPads in All Language Arts and Math Classes
  • Varied Electives Offered such as Forensics, Journalism, Programming/Gaming, Media, Music Exploration, Band, Spanish 1 and 2, ASB and Yearbook
  • Character Education Emphasized through Discussions in Classes and the Morning Broadcast Using the Six Pillars of Character
  • Parkway Builders Club and California Junior Scholarship Foundation that Offers Many Opportunities for Students to Participate in Community Service Activities
  • A School-Wide Focus on Anti-Bullying
  • Exceptional Physical Education Program that has Exclusive Use of the Junior Seau Sports Complex During School Hours
  • Additional Flex and Foundation Period Throughout the School year to Support Students who are Struggling and Offer Enrichment Opportunities for More Advanced Students
  • Free Morning Homework Club Offered Tuesday Through Friday in the Library

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Important Information:

Apply for Free or Reduced Price Meals

If you are applying for free or reduced price meals, you can either complete a paper application (forms are available in the school office) or apply online. Online applications may be processed more quickly. If you would like to apply online, please visit the following link and follow the instructions to apply online. Please note that you will need to create an account to apply. Until notification, families must provide their student with a lunch or lunch money.

Volunteer Opportunities!

We have various opportunities for our Parkway families to volunteer at our school, both one-time events and ongoing in the school office. Volunteering at the school is a great way to meet other families and to feel connected to your student's school! As opportunities arise, we will post sign-ups here. Feel free to call the office at (619) 668-5810 if you have questions.

Purchase PE clothes and lock here!

PE clothes and a PE lock can be purchased here and picked up during PE. If you purchase online, please send your student with the receipt; they will pick up their clothing and lock during PE. Please note that all students are required to have a school-issued lock for PE. However, students may wear their own solid-color t-shirt with sleeves and basketball-type shorts; no logos or school names are allowed, and PE clothes must be different from what students wear to school.

New shot requirements for 7th graders!! No shots, no school.

Starting in the 2019-2020 school year, 7th grade students are required to also have a 2nd dose of Varicella (chicken pox) in addition to the T-Dap booster. You can download flyers that outline the requirements in English or Spanish.  

Please bring in your up-to-date shot record to your current elementary school; your students' records will roll over to Parkway when they start 7th grade. Your student will not be able to start school without proof of required immunizations. You can fax records to (619) 668-5779; please include your contact information if you fax.

Students without the required immunizations will not be allowed to attend school. 

If your child needs the T-Dap booster or 2nd Varicella dose, shots are available from your local doctor, local pharmacies, and for those without health coverage - El Cajon Public Health Center ($10) at 367 N. Magnolia Ave, Ste 101, (619) 441-6500.

Jupiter Ed Instructions

To log in to Jupiter Ed, please visit the following URL:

  • Enter Student’s registered first name and last name (no nicknames) or ID #
  • Enter the 4-digit password distributed from Parkway. 
    • If you did not get a password, please contact Julianne Pantehis at (619) 668-5810 (ext 1197) in the office for a password.
  • Please type in the following below the password:
    • Parkway Middle
    • La Mesa
    • United States
    • California
    • Click on Login
  • On the homepage to Jupiter, make sure Parkway Middle is the school name next to your child’s name at the top and the current school year.
  • Click on Grades and then the drop down boxes for the Quarter and Subject.

Two Household Communication

Does your child live in two households and you need communication to both households?

Please call the office to arrange for automatic calls and emails to both households.  (619) 668-5810.

Need homework for an absent child?

Look on Jupiter and/or email the teachers.

District Spotlight

LMSV Teacher of the Year Salute to Teachers

Enjoy this wonderful video produced by SDCOE celebrating the achievement of Manny and the impact he makes with students and his community each and every day. 



Enjoy this video compilation of footage from students and teachers from all of our school sites showcasing our district values of equity, inclusion and HEART.


Sonic Expressions at Spring Valley Academy

At Spring Valley Academy, the innovative Sonic Expressions music course combines creating music with social skills. As the saying in Sonic Expressions goes, "When words fail, music speaks."