Distance Learning UPDATE 5/4: 
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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!

Want help finding Canvas and learning a little about how it is set up? Check out my Canvas Walkthrough.

Microsoft Teams chat times: 8:30-9:15 Monday, 1:00pm-2:45pm Tuesday, 8:30-9:15 Thursday


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Don't forget that Parkside is a pick-up site for breakfast and lunch during our days away. All children under 18 can receive to go meals Monday-Friday 9-11am free of charge.

Wonder what Ms. French is up to or have questions about anything while we are away from school? Follow my TWITTER: @banditmau

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Welcome to my page! I am excited to be joining the Parkside staff this year teaching Eighth grade Language Arts. I am a Prince William County native and attended Parkside myself as a student before graduating from Osbourn Park High School. I have just returned to the United States after spending the past two and a half years teaching Tenth grade American Studies and Reading and Writing at Shandong Experimental High School in Jinan, Shandong, China. I am a proud graduate of George Mason University, having attended GMU for both
undergraduate and graduate work. I hold a Bachelor's Degree in English, focused in Medieval and Renaissance Literature as well as a Master's Degree in Secondary Education.

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