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Fall Musical tickets on sale now— West Side Story

With music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, and a story inspired by Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet, the musical West Side Story depicts the turf and cultural wars between West Side New York gangs in the 1950s as they fight to establish themselves in America. Suitable for a Middle School audience and up. Tickets are $12 and will be available online and from the Upper School and front desks two weeks prior to the show. Performances run November 15-18.

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Holiday Artisan Market

November 30, 3:30-7 p.m. The 13th Annual Park School Holiday Artisan Market features over 35 artisans of all kinds from the greater Baltimore community — jewelry, painting, ceramics, woodworking, metal-sculpting, food, body care, and more. There’s something for everyone, so bring your holiday gift lists and be prepared to shop for some of the best hand-made goods in Baltimore!  This event is open to the public, please bring your family, friends, neighbors, and co-workers to the must-attend artisan extravaganza!


scholastic book fair

Join us for our annual Scholastic Book Fair. Books for all ages, even adults! We will be located in the Dance Studio. Cash, check, credit card, or Park School Student Account. 

Tuesday, November 28 – 7:45-9 a.m. and 2-5:30 p.m.

  • 3:30-4:15 p.m. Join us for cookies and a story read by a special guest
  • 4:30-5:30 p.m. Join us for cookies and pizza for sale

Wednesday, November 29 – 7:45-9 a.m. and 2-5 p.m.

  • The Book Fair will be open on Wednesday November 29 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. for Middle School Students.

Thursday, November 30 – 7:45-9 a.m. and 2-6 p.m.

Not able to attend the fair? Shop online November 23-December 6.


Book Fair Volunteers Needed

If you're able to help out at this great annual event, please sign up here. Thank you!!


Music at Park's Barnes & Noble Book Fair! 

On Saturday December 2, Park Music groups will be performing from 12-5 p.m. at the Pikesville Barnes and Noble. A percentage of the proceeds of books sold in store and online using our promo code will support the MS spring trip to the Music in the Parks Festival at Hersheypark. Please stop by, or if you can't make it use our code (Bookfair ID # 12225736) to shop online anytime that week and it will help us towards our goal!

The groups performing will be the Vocal Chords, Eightnotes, B#s, Middle School String Ensemble, Chamber Strings, Chamber Band, Big Band, and Middle School Modern Music Band, and special guests! 


Parents' Association Fundraiser Dinner

Tonight you don't have to cook! Dine in or carry out from Jasmine Asian Bistro in Quarry lake on December 5, and they will donate a portion of the proceeds to the PA! These funds go to support our students and teachers throughout the year through our grant program, and also underwrite our speakers, films, and our annual community events. 


Support the parents' association – Drawstring bags & Pop sockets

Just in — Park drawstring bags and Pop Sockets for your phones! Each just $10 and available through the PA. You can email your order to pa@parkschool.net. Please contact the PA with any questions.


GAME SCHEDULE

To view upcoming games, CLICK HERE. Go Bruins!!  

Lower School News 


Lower School Conferences

Just a reminder that the Lower School will close at 11:30 a.m. on November 17 for Parent/Teacher Conferences. If you have any questions, please get in touch with the Lower School Office or your homeroom teacher. 


Upcoming Important Dates

November 15-18 - Fall Musical "West Side Story"
November 17 - LOWER SCHOOL CLOSED at 11:30 a.m. for Conferences
November 20 - Partners Thanksgiving Dinner
November 22-24 - SCHOOL CLOSED for Thanksgiving Break
November 28-30 - Scholastic Book Fair
November 30 - Annual Holiday Artisan Market
November 30 - Free Film at the Parkway - Manila in the Claws of Light
December 5 - Lower and Middle School Winter Choral Concert
December 5 - PA Fundraising Dinner at Jasmine Asian Bistro
December 6 - Lower School and Middle School Winter Instrumental Concert
December 9 - 1st Grade Parent Social
December 14 - 5th Grade Winter Solstice Performance

Middle School News


6th grade – Middle Grades Partnership (MGP)

Your sixth grade student is invited to join Middle Grades Partnership (MGP) for a unique and engaging social, cultural, and educational partnership between The Park School of Baltimore and Afya Public Charter School. Middle Grades Partnership is a non-profit organization with the mission of connecting Baltimore City Schools and Independent Schools around Baltimore, supporting students throughout their middle school years. The MGP program has two components, which include a school-year project-based learning curriculum and a five-week summer intensive program, and spans the students’ 6th, 7th, and 8th Grade years. We are looking to recruit committed scholars who are eager to learn and engage in new experiences with their peers from both schools. By participating, students will further their critical thinking, problem solving, and creative academic skills, while breaking down socio-economic barriers that exist in education and our communities by exploring educational, inter-cultural, and social opportunities together.

For more details about the program and the opportunity for your child, CLICK HERE.


Morning ANNOUNCEMENTS

Sign up for announcements – If you haven’t already done so, you may wish to sign up for the Morning Announcements. You will receive a daily email containing the announcements that we post for students here on campus. It will include reminders, early dismissals for athletics, information about after-school activities, lost and found items, and more. Click here to sign up!


CAFETERIA AND SCHOOL STORE PURCHASE LIMITS

Click HERE to set monthly purchase limits on your child’s cafeteria and/or school store account. (Note: Limits set last year will remain in effect unless you resubmit this form.)


Upcoming Important Dates

November 15-18 - Fall Musical "West Side Story"
November 20 - Partners Thanksgiving Dinner
November 21 - Middle School Grandparents’ and Friends’ Visiting Day
November 22-24 - SCHOOL CLOSED for Thanksgiving Break
November 28-30 - Scholastic Book Fair
November 30 - Annual Holiday Artisan Market
November 30 - Free Film at the Parkway - Manila in the Claws of Light
December 1 - Middle School CLOSED for Parent/Teacher Conferences
December 5 - Lower and Middle School Winter Choral Concert
December 5 - PA Fundraising Dinner at Jasmine Asian Bistro
December 6 - Lower School and Middle School Winter Instrumental Concert

Upper School News


ATTENDANCE

If you are sick or late to school or must leave for an appointment, please have your parents contact Dorrie Bright by 8:30 a.m. — dbright@parkschool.net or 410-339-4175. Any time you come or go from campus between 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m., be sure to sign in/sign out at the Upper School front desk.


Early Dismissal

Students who feel ill during the school day must please visit the Health Suite in order to be seen and dismissed early as determined. Students are not to dismiss themselves.


Upcoming Important Dates:

November 15-18 - Fall Musical "West Side Story"
November 20 - Partners Thanksgiving Dinner
November 22-24 - SCHOOL CLOSED for Thanksgiving Breakk
November 28-30 - Scholastic Book Fair
November 30 - Annual Holiday Artisan Market
November 30 - Free Film at the Parkway - Manila in the Claws of Light
December 1 - College Information Session for Juniors and their Families
December 1 - Goldsoundz
December 5 - PA Fundraising Dinner at Jasmine Asian Bistro
December 13 - Upper School Winter Concert