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January 04, 2008

Parkway Plans for Hwy. 40 Closure

When students return to classes on Monday, Jan. 7 and commuters return from holiday vacations, it's anyone's guess as to how the closure of I-64/40 could impact our students. Parkway's transportation department has been running some test bus routes since Jan. 2 and found no major problems thus far. However, they want you to have some helpful information--just in case.*****

While some areas may be more congested than others, it will take some time to determine where and how long to expect delays. Therefore, schedule changes--if any are needed--will not be made for the first few weeks. 

Tips for parents in the meantime:

  • Ease traffic and congestion by sending children on the bus--don't drive them to/from school.
  • Expect some minor delays, but if the bus is more than 15 minutes later than usual, contact the Parkway transportation department at (314) 415-8409 or (314) 415-8403. 
  • Please be sure your child's school has current home, work and/or cell phone numbers for you.  It is possible you will receive a recorded message through AlertNow if your child's bus is delayed extensively or if there are changes to pick-up and drop-off times.
  • Bookmark helpful Web sites such as and, or call 511 for traffic updates.

Kindergarten Registration

Don't delay. Registration for half-day and full-day kindergarten programs for the 2008-09 school year begins on Tuesday, Feb. 5, at all Parkway elementary schools.*****

Students must be five years old before August 1, 2008 to enter kindergarten. A registration form can be downloaded at
The full-day kindergarten program is fee-based and designed to complement the standard half-day program. There are often waiting lists for full-day kindergarten, so early registration is recommended.

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Time to Thank Board Members; File to Become One!

In conjunction with School Board Recognition Week celebrated Jan. 20-26, we want to thank our board members for all they do. That week also marks the deadline for filing to run for one of three director positions open on the Parkway Board of Education. *****

Filing closes at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 22, for the April 8 election.

For information on eligibility and filing procedures, visit

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Parkway Day at Six Flags

Save the date!  On Sunday, April 13, Parkway and Rockwood School Districts will join forces and have Six Flags all to ourselves as we “Rock the Park” while raising money to benefit students in our districts. *****

These exclusive one-day tickets—which include free parking—are just $27 per person. This $27 ticket can be used to purchase a season pass for an additional $32.35 only on April 13, at Six Flags "Rock the Park" day. 

For more information on how to purchase tickets, go to, visit the Parkway Alumni Association Web site at or call the Six Flags hotline at (314) 415-8155.

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