Dear Students and Parent/Guardians/Estimados estudiantes y padres / tutores,

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 Appledownload 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!

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!



Parkside Middle School Staff 

Follow me on Twitter. A lot of good information will be posted there!
If you need to reset your password, click on this link.

Need Internet at home? Necesitan Internet en casa? Comcast: go to Internet Essentials for 60 days of FREE service for new customers. Phone English 1-855-846-8376, espanol 1-855-765-6995

The Class Discussions on the left is for class discussions. I'll post something weekly or when we've worn out the topic. Comment, if you'd like. If there's something you want to talk about, email me, Mrs. Wilson ( It has to be school appropriate.
TEAMS instructions in ENGLISH for a computer.
TEAMS instructions in SPANISH for a computer.
TEAMS instructions in English for a phone. (in progress)
TEAMS instructions in SPANISH for a phone.
Outlook (email) instructions in English for a phone. (in progress)
Outlook (email) instructions in SPANISH for a phone.

Monday, April 27, 2020 For the Flipgrid code, go to the Teams Page. Assignments are posted in Teams and will be in the weekly newsletter, as well as in the calendar.

Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Kahoot game for fun.

Monday, April 20, 2020
For the Flipgrid codes, go to the Teams Page.
Flipgrid #1 Say "Hi!
                                     Flipgrid #2 Cooking Class

Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Video click here.
    PHONE USERS use this link so you can find your activities for ESL.

April 13, 2020 - Our schedule is below. To help you manage your time, you should be working on ESL on Tuesdays and Fridays. Tuesday and Fridays mornings, I will be I'm available via Teams or email on Tuesday and Friday mornings, as well as Thursday afternoons.

A grid of activities has been uploaded to the Files by class. Pick 4 activities. These activities are also available at school during meal distribution from 9 - 11 in the morning.
ESL Schedule

Click here for how to navigate this page. It will take awhile to download. Be patient a shorter video is available on the Twitter page.

April 4, 2020 -
If you want to try to chat in Teams, follow the instructions on the Teams document in the Files section from the left.

April 2, 2020 - grades have been updated, but you still have time to improve them.

Here's a "hello" from Mrs. Sanchez!

Work listed below is what was due by March 13, 2020. 

Self-Selected Reading
- If you've read a book, make a short recording of yourself giving a short summary OR write a 2 page book report.
- You can turn either of these in using Office 365. This will replace the book project that was due on March 20, 2020.
- Those who already finished the book project and turned it in, you'll receive credit.
- There are instructions for sharing a document through Office 365 in the Files section on the left. You can always ask me (via email) for help.
- If you don't have a book at home, there are some books available online. Websites are posted in the Useful Links on the left.

- You can still access this through Office365.
- Log into Office 365, go to Clever and practice on Lexia.
- I can access your progress online.

- Forgot your login or password? Contact me via email - Mrs. Wilson (
- The direct link is here Flocabulary.
- Watch the video as many times as you like. Do the exercises in the order they are due
   1. Cards and Game - 2. Read and Respond - 3. Quiz. - Most of you have already completed the Cards (and Game).
- Some of you have already completed the Read and Respond. No one has completed the Quiz. If completed prior to March 13, 2020, they were posted in the grade book.

Mrs. Wilson