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Principals' Message

Welcome to Parkside Elementary for the 2016-17 school year! There are now 2 principals at our school. Melinda Fore has joined the Parkside team as the Montessori/Special Education principal. Sheila Spieller is continuing as the STEAM principal. 


Important dates to remember:

August 14

9:30 AM                 Green Team clean up and refresh for the school

12:00 - 2:00 PM     Pot luck for the incoming kindergarten and new STEAM families

August 16

2:00 PM                 Kinder play date on K playground

2:30 PM                 Kindergarten students and their parents are invited to the kindergarten classrooms

          3:00 PM                 Class lists will be posted for grades 1-6

          3:00 - 5:00PM        PTA Ice Cream social 


We look forward to see all of our students on August 17th, the first day of school

  • K, 4th-6th grades start at 8:10 AM
  • Grades 1-3 start school at 8:20 AM
  • Kindergarten dismissal is 12:00 PM
  • All other grades will be dismissed at 12:10 PM

Calendar of Events

Our Green Team Is Doing a Fabulous Job!

Parkside students and community are extremely lucky to have a group of parents so dedicated to making our school more appealing and more GREEN! Headed up by Grace Dulnuan-Turner, our school is moving forward to look better!

We are working again! Sunday August  14th at 9:30.  Come one, come all!


Interested in the Montessori program?

The K-8 Montessori Magnet Program at North Shoreview and Parkside Schools celebrating 40 years of public Montessori education is now inviting new students for Fall 2016.


Info sessions and tours available.  For more info, please read this flyer.

Help our school

Learn how to you can help raise funds such as direct donations, or even while you shop!

Read more here...

Instructional Supply Donations

Donate pleaseBudget woes really impact what we can provide the school.

Please donate $25 per family for classroom and office supplies.