Parkway Sports & Health Science Academy

Hello PKMS Community! 

Something exciting is happening at Parkway, and we invite you to learn more! Starting in 2022-2023, Parkway Middle School will become Parkway Sports & Health Science Academy!

We will continue to offer academically rigorous, traditional curriculum in Language Arts, Math, History, Science and PE. However, we will be adding an expansive selection of new elective courses focused on health, science and sports, and each student will get two elective classes. 

One of the most exciting aspects of these changes is the connection we are building with the Grossmont Unified High School District and the robust Career and Technical Education Pathways that are offered at the various high schools in our community. We aim to create direct links to innovative courses offered at the high schools and allow Parkway students to explore the diversity of future opportunities at colleges and in careers to engage them in deeper learning and the development of relevant skills. 

We have created a few videos highlighting several of the elective courses we will begin offering during the 2022-23 school year! Each of these courses has a direct link to CTE Pathways offered at the high schools in our community. Please check out the videos below for more details! 

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School Announcements:

Important Information

Please be sure to scroll to the very bottom of our website (after the Why You'll Love Parkway and daily calendar) for more important information about Parkway and downloads!

Fall school pictures

Following are the dates for fall school pictures:

Monday, September 22nd

Friday, September 9th for students who were absent or not yet enrolled on September 22.

School dress code applies.

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Electives for 2022-2023

We have some exciting elective choices in store for the 2022-2023 school year! Please check out the elective course descriptions document below for more details. The elective selection forms for both 7th and 8th grade are posted below also.

Districtwide Announcements:

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State Preschool Enrollment

La Mesa-Spring Valley School District offers high-quality preschool at no cost for children who turn three or four years old before December 1, 2022. Students attend class 5-days a week from 8:30 am - 11:30 am.

Our high-quality, accredited schools and curriculum deliver the finest early learning opportunities for ALL children.

Bring the completed form and required materials to our Early Childhood Education Center, located at 4811 Glen Street, La Mesa, CA 91941.

School Staff

Employment Information

Do you have a heart for children? Join our team!

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

Enroll Today!

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Important Information:

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Aeries Parent Portal

If you need help with the Aeries Parent Portal, please visit link and follow the instructions posted below. Please make sure you are logging in with the email you provided when you registered your student. You may also email our Parent Portal Help Desk at lmsvtechsupport@lmsvschools.org

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Office Hours

We open daily at 7:30 am. On Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday we close at 4:00 pm. On Tuesdays, we close at 3:30 pm for our weekly staff meeting. If you will be visiting the office, please be sure to wear a face mask.

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2022-2023: Purchase PE clothes and lock here!

PE clothes and a PE lock can be purchased here and picked up during PE.

TECH TIP! If you are using Safari for your browser and unable to complete your purchase, please try using Chrome, Firefox or Internet Explorer. Also, please disable any pop up blockers for our webstore.

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.

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Shot requirements for 7th graders: no shots, no school!

All 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: www.lmsvschools.org/Parkway

  • Enter Student’s registered first name and last name (no nicknames) or ID #
  • Enter the 4-digit password your student was given within the first few weeks of school. 
    • 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.

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Two Household Communication

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

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

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Need homework for an absent child?

Look on Jupiter and/or email the teachers.

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