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Upcoming Events and Opportunities

Volunteer with Us!

Parkwood Beautification Workday Survey

Complete the survey above to let us know which date you can participate in our upcoming campus beautification project. This survey will close on June 30th, 2024. 

Want to find out more ways to get involved?

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General PTA Meetings

Meeting reminders/changes/cancellations and Zoom link will be communicated through

Givebacks (Formerly Memberhub)

Stay tuned for information on possible changes to in-person location. 


DATE TBD (Check back soon!)

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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New to Durham Public Schools (DPS)? 
Learn more about DPS and the Strategic Plan

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