Welcome

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             
mary.beason@lmsvsd.net               
(619) 668-5810 (ext. 1199)
Success for Every Child!

Announcements:

Thanksgiving Break

We will be closed from Monday, 11/25 through Friday, 11/29 for our Thanksgiving Break. ESS will also be closed for the entire Thanksgiving Break.

Winter Break

We will be closed for Winter Break from Monday, 12/23 though Monday, 1/6. School will resume on Tuesday, 1/7. ESS will be open Monday, 12/30 through Friday, 1/3 but closed on Wednesday, 1/1. Winter Break ESS will be held at Spring Valley Academy for Parkway Middle School. Please visit our ESS website for more information at the link below.

Sombrero Dine Out Night – Thursday, 11/14

Parkway's PTSA is hosting a Dine Out Night at both Sombrero locations on Thursday, November 14th from 8am to 8pm. You can support Parkway by eating at Sombrero at 5550 Lake Murray Blvd. in La Mesa or the Sombrero at 1215 W. Main Street in El Cajon. Please bring the attached flyer so that Parkway gets 20% of your purchase. Thanks for your support!

Student Led Parent Conferences: November 18 – 21

Student led parent conferences will be held Monday, November 18 -Thursday, November 21; students will be dismissed early at 1:05pm Monday - Friday. ESS will be open following dismissal all week for families who are signed up for afternoons.

Conference days are based on your child’s LAST NAME with the exception of Thursday evening, November 21 which is open to all. Please choose one time block to attend on your day and click on the link below to sign up. Online sign-up is not mandatory but it is appreciated. If you don't know when you are able to attend or if there is a conflict with your assigned date, we welcome you to simply show up when your schedule allows.

  Mon, 11/18 Tue, 11/19 Wed, 11/20 Thu, 11/21
1:30 – 2:00 A-E F-L M-S T-Z
2:00 – 2:30 A-E F-L M-S T-Z
2:30 – 3:00 A-E F-L M-S T-Z
3:00 – 3:30 A-E F-L M-S T-Z
5:00 – 7:00 --- --- --- Open to all

School tours for 2020-2021 School Year

We will be holding parent tours for the 2020-2021 school year at 9:15 am on the following Thursdays:

  • October 24th
  • November 7th
  • December 5th
  • January 23rd
  • February 13th

No need to RSVP in advance; just head to the school office and let us show you what makes Parkway so special! Please note that we are a secure campus and you will need to be buzzed in, so please allow a few extra moments for this process. We look forward to meeting you!

2020 Washington D.C. trip for 8th Graders

Our 2020 Washington D.C. trip for 8th graders will be Sunday, March 29th through Saturday, April 4th, and it includes stops in Philadelphia, New York and Boston. Early enrollment pricing is available now! The trip itinerary is available for download below. For more information and enrollment details, please visit the following link.

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 or Pre-pay Lunch Accounts

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.

You can also prepay your student's lunch account through School Cafe by visiting the link below.

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.

2020 Washington D.C. trip for 8th Graders

Our 2020 Washington D.C. trip for 8th graders will be Sunday, March 29th through Saturday, April 4th, and it includes stops in Philadelphia, New York and Boston. Early enrollment pricing is available now! The trip itinerary is available for download below. For more information and enrollment details, please visit the following link.

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: www.lmsvschools.org/Parkway

  • 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.

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