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Safety & Security in Parkway Schools

Join us on Monday, September 16 as we continue our progress together on Project Parkway and discuss safety and security in our schools.

Important decisions will be made this year and we need your help!

Thanks to your hard work and that of more than 400 volunteers, the Parkway School District is making steady progress toward accomplishing the goals established in our 2011-2016 strategic plan.

Our first meeting this year will be from 7-9 p.m. on Monday, September 16, in the commons area of South High School, which is located at 801 Hanna Road in Manchester 63021.

Future meetings and topics include:

Monday, November 18     
West High 7-9 p.m.        
Enrollment Trends/Future Classrooms

Monday, February 10        
Central High 7-9 p.m.        
Facilities 2020, Part 1 (bond issue)

Monday, March 31     
North High 7-9 p.m.       
Facilities 2020, Part 2 (bond issue)

You can find a copy of the strategic plan as well as an update on our progress and on the Parkway website. A few recent accomplishments include:

  • Top scores in latest state evaluation
  • Expanded Character Education
  • Lengthened elementary school day
  • Implemented full-day Kindergarten
  • Implemented Professional Learning Communities (2-hour delayed starts)
  • Restructured the Algebra I curriculum
  • Adjusted boundary lines in North area
  • Reduced operating budget for efficiency
  • Installed solar panels and secured grant to replace diesel buses with compressed natural gas buses
  • Implemented Campus Technology Access project to allow students to bring their own electronic devices to school (BYOD)