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What's New?
updated Apr. 11, 2014    
Nolan S. is the 7th student to enter the April contest.

This month's contest is also open to all enrolling Kindergarteners!

# of entries received - 6
Congratulations to Keira M. in Mrs. Perrone's class for winning the March contest.

Battle of the Books
The 2014-2015 Battle of the Books list
is now available. 
Learn about the books and authors
and print out a list.
Most of the authors have wonderful websites and are worth a visit. 

light bulbOn our Parent Resources page you will find a link to the NHCS Volunteer Program.
Please visit this resource for information about policies pertaining to volunteering in NHCS schools.
Patriot Post
Read the most recent edition of the  Patriot Post
Facebook iconPosted to Parsley's Facebook page...
  • Spring Picture Day
  • Poster Contest Winners
  • Animal Adaptation project
  • Best Foot Forward pictures and vide

100th day of school activityMarch Events

star Best Foot Forward

100th day of school activityFebruary Events

star 100th Day of School


More events and pictures are also posted on Parsley's Facebook page.

View the month-by-month events of the school year for a recap of events from previous months school years by visiting our Past Events web page.

The Adventures of the
Patriot Kids...

View the Patriot Kids Blog!

Freedom at a Lighthouse in EnglandbulletFreedom's Winter Break Vacation in England with Chloe

bulletLiberty's Winter Break with Zoe in Michigan

bulletFreedom Vacations in Europe with Marley

Read all about these and other trips with our Patriot Kids

Attention Parsley Patriot parents, family and friends:  We invite you to also check out a Patriot Kid and then share with us a story of your adventure.  For more information visit the Traveling with the Patriot Kids page.

typing computerIf it's too cold to play outside, you'll surely find something fun to do on the Cool Kid Sites page. Maybe you can practice your keyboarding skills!

The table with lost and found items is very full!  Please stop by the table in the cafeteria to see if your lost item has been found. New

Be sure to label items like sweaters, jackets,  and lunch boxes!  Cool mornings and warm afternoons means many items are being left on the playground.

Liberty bankingBank in School has begun for students in grades K-2 and on Thursday for students in grades 3-5. 
red arrowWalking Club: K-2nd walk on Tues. & Thurs.; 3rd-5th walk on Wed. & Fri.
Parsley has e-books!  E-books are viewable on desktop computers, laptops, iPads and other WiFi-enabled tablets, and even SmartPhones (iPhones, Android, etc.).  Students may read these books by logging into Destiny.  To learn more, visit the Media Center Book Search page.
Duke TIP (Talent Identification Program) enrollment is open. The talent search is open to 4th and 5th grade students. Learn more here from Mrs. Youmans.


Upcoming Events

Other events may be listed on our PTA website.
  • Apr. 22:  Science Olympiad practice 2:30 - 3:30
  • Apr. 23: Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast 8:30am
  • Apr. 23:  SIT Meeting 3pm
  • Apr. 24:  Science Olympiad practice 2:30 - 3:30
  • Apr. 29:  Science Olympiad practice 2:30 - 3:30
  • May 1:  NHCS Elementary Battle of the Books
  • May 5:  Interim Reports go home
  • May 6:  Science Olympiad practice 2:30 - 3:30
  • May 7:  SIT Meeting 3pm
  • May 8:  Science Olympiad practice 2:30 - 3:30
  • May 12:  BOGO at the Book Fair Family Night 5:30 - 7:00pm
  • May 13-14:  BOGO at the Book Fair
  • May 14:  Bank in School grades K-2
  • May 15:  Bank in School grades 3-5
  • May 26:  Memorial Day Holiday
News Flash
updated Apr. 11, '14

Congratulations! The following eight students have been chosen to represent Parsley at the New Hanover County Elementary Battle of the Books on May 1st. It will take teamwork and LOTS of reading!
Emma Pakulniewicz
Katelyn Sewell
Audrey Mase
Esha Kapoor
Madeline Renneker
Elijah VanCamp-Goh
Zoe Kyriacopoulos
Brooke Adams

starCongratulations to our 2013-2014 Teacher of the Year, Stephanie Blackburn and Teacher Assistant of the Year, Julie Schiffer.

starNHCS launches new Parent Resources page.

starCongratulations to the following students for being selected as Parsley's NC Young Authors' Contest winners.  This year's theme was:  "Happily Ever After: What's Your Story?"

Our Parsley winners were:
3rd Grader: Niklas Karp
5th Graders:  Erin Satterlie, Selena Anderson, and Riley Manning

And special congratulations to Erin who was also a county and state winner!

View their stories here.

starCongratulations to Drew G. in Mrs. Boberg's 5th grade. He won the Parsley National Geographic Bee - for the second year in a row!

starCongratulations to all our Science Fair winners.

starCongratulations to Brady Savard, Regan Williams, and Kate Reiniche. They are NHC Council of PTAs Reflections Winners!

Update: Kate's entry has advanced to the state level competition!

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LibertyKeep up-to-date with health announcements and information by visiting Nurse Frankie's website. Watch a Rabies Information video, learn about medical policies and immunization requirements, and more.

We Recycle. We want YOUR empty printer ink cartridges and used cell phones.

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        Use our SEARCH feature! is available for all NHCS students. It's a one-stop shop for automated school meal account management. Go to our Cafeteria page or for more information.

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