Dear Students and Parent/Guardians,

Parkside Middle School will begin a transition to Canvas, a student learning management  system, beginning on Monday, May 4th. Canvas will allow students to access each of their  unique set of classes and find their course content in one location.  Canvas Student Apps can be downloaded by clicking the following links: download for Apple, download for Android Parent and student resources, as well as direct links to the Canvas webpage, can be found on the PWCS Instructional Technology page by clicking here While we at Parkside are excited about using Canvas, we understand that it will be a learning process for teachers, students, and families.  We are here to help and excited to learn and grow together! 


Parkside Middle School Staff 

Estimados estudiantes y padres / tutores,

La Escuela Parkside Middle comenzará una transición a Canvas, un sistema de gestión de aprendizaje estudiantil, a partir del lunes 4 de mayo. Canvas permitirá a los estudiantes acceder a cada una de sus clases  y encontrar el contenido de su curso en una ubicación. Las aplicaciones para estudiantes de Canvas se pueden descargar haciendo clic en los siguientes enlaces: descargar para Apple, descargar para Android. Los recursos para padres y estudiantes, así como los enlaces directos a la página web de Canvas, se pueden encontrar en la página de Tecnología Educativa de PWCS haciendo clic aquí. Si bien en Parkside estamos entusiasmados con el uso de Canvas, entendemos que será un proceso de aprendizaje para maestros, estudiantes y familias. ¡Estamos aquí para ayudar y emocionados de aprender y crecer juntos!


 Personal de Parkside Middle School

Welcome to my page!

If you have any questions, please feel free to email me anytime:
or go to Teams on Office 365.
Go to Files and Documents for instructions if you need to.

All the updates are here that you need to know. Please read the following information very carefully and you will be able to navigate through my page and will be able to find all the necessary materials you will need during the school closure.

Below, you can find my schedule.
During office hours, I will be available via Teams or email.


Pierce’s Schedule






8:30-9:15 a.m.

Language Arts with Ms. Hutchinson





Language Arts with
Ms. Hutchinson


9:30-10:15 a.m.


ESL Reading Strategies


ESL Reading Strategies


10:30-12:15 p.m.





Social Studies 










1:00-2:45 p.m.

Social Studies Office Hours

Language Arts Office Hours


ESOL Dept. Office Hours

Math Office Hours



 Under each class section, I am explaining what and where you need to look for that subject.

Under Files and Documents page, you can find review activities and assignments for each subject.

Under the calendar page, I have the dates we completed each unit as well as the standards that were completed in that unit. I color-coded each subject I teach, so please make sure you are picking the correct class :)

My name is Bernadett Pierce. I am an ESOL teacher here at Parkside Middle School. This is my 7th year here at Parkside but I have been teaching for 15 years. I have taught at Metz Middle School previously. This year I teach Social Studies, ESL Reading Strategies, and Math for EL students. I am looking forward to another great year!