Upcoming Events and Opportunities

Car Line Volunteers Needed for Teacher Appreciation Week

May 4 and May 6, 2022 @ 7:10-7:55am

Show your Parkwood pride and help out our Parkwood education team with the morning car line! This helps get teachers into their classrooms sooner and allows them a peaceful transition into their busy days. 

Sign up for a slot here!

 

Volunteers Needed for Family Engagement Night

May 5, 2022 @ 4:30-7:30pm

Parkwood is hosting their last in-person Family Night of the year at the school!  The staff has some fun activities planned for students attending with their parents, and they need volunteer help to make the evening a success.

Sign up to volunteer for activity, game, and food stations!

General PTA Meetings

Head to the Parkwood PTA Facebook page for the Zoom links!

May 25, 2022 @ 6:15pm

 

Parents of African American Children (PAAC) Meetings 

Head to the Parkwood PTA Facebook page for upcoming meetings and Zoom links!

 

Follow Parkwood PAAC on Instagram

 

 

Exceptional Children Families Group Meetings 

Head to the Parkwood PTA Facebook page for upcoming meetings and Zoom links!

About Us

​​​Supporting students, families, school, and community by embracing change, choosing joy, and showing pride!

 

The Parkwood Elementary PTA​:

Supports the Administration, Teaching & Support Staff by strengthening relationships and building community.

Supports Teachers by providing food and snacks for meetings and trainings; stocking workrooms with snacks and beverages; and shopping for classroom supplies and other materials.

Supports the local community through Holiday Gift Giving, providing holiday gifts to children.

Through its partnership with the Parktown Food Hub & the Food Bank of Central & Eastern NC, supports the local community through food distribution to hundreds of families in need.

Supports DPS Teachers & Staff through the Teacher's Food Pantry.

Supports DPS Students through the Welcome Back Backpack Giveaway, providing new backpacks filled much needed school supplies.

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We are a National PTA School of Excellence!

National PTA School of Excellence is a recognition program that supports and celebrates partnerships between PTAs and schools to enrich the educational experience and overall well-being for all students. the program involves a year-long commitment to identifying and implementing an action plan for school improvement based on PTA's National Standards for Family-School Partnerships and Transformative Family Engagement.

Those that exhibit improvement are honored as National PTA Schools of Excellence, a distinction that spans two years. Honorees receive celebration tools and automatic consideration for the Phoebe Apperson Hearst Award and a $2,000 grant for their school. 

 

Parkwood Elementary PTA
Durham, NC
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Learn more about DPS and the Strategic Plan