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updated Dec. 19, 2014    
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December Events

student coucil and food drivestarPlaying Scrabble in PE

starKindergarten Gingerbread Houses

starFriends Feeding Friends Food Drive

starWhacky Old St. Nicholas - performance by Ms. King's 5th grade - see it on SchoolTube!

November Events

making Thanksgiving craftstarYoga in Ms. Martin's 3rd Grade

starStudents Receive Letter From the President

starStore Window Decorating at Mayfair

starThanksgiving Crafts in 1st Grade

Facebook iconMore 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.

Rhia C. and Hope W. found December's hidden Patriot Kid and have entered the contest. 

# entries - 10
Congratulations to Lily T. from Mrs. Downs' 5th grade!  She is the winner of the Nov. "Where's the Patriot?" Contest.

The Adventures of the
Patriot Kids...

View the Patriot Kids Blog!
(Note:  Parsley has been experiencing some issues with our blog, specifically with photos not always loading. We are working to resolve the issue.)

Justice at Mt. RushmorebulletJustice and Cooper Are Paleontologists For a Day

bulletJustice Travels to Mt. Rushmore with Jakob


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.

check it outParsley's Volunteer Orientation and Training Information is now available on-line! Visit our Parsley Volunteers page or go directly to Mrs. Sugg's website.
Patriot Post
Read the most recent edition of the  Patriot Post
Scientist LibertyThe Parsley Science Fair is Jan. 15.  Visit Mrs. Perrone's Science Fair page for more information and links to registration forms.
Freedom paintingPTA Reflections winners have been announced. 24 entries will advance to the county competition.
Patriot Kids by Lost and Found box
Lost and Found:  Now that the weather is getting cooler, our collection of found items is growing. Outerwear garments, such as hoodies, sweaters, and jackets that you may have lost can be found on a table in our cafeteria. Visit our Lost and Found page for more information.

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Battle of the Books
See the 2014-2015 Battle of the Books list. 
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.
Liberty bankingBank in School has resumed this school year.  This is a great opportunity for students to begin saving for the future.
red arrowWalking Club:  Students in grades K - 2 walk on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Students in grades 3 -5 walk on Wednesdays and Fridays.
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.

Upcoming Events

Other events may be listed on our PTA website.
  • Dec. 22 - Jan. 4:  Winter Break
  • Dec. 31:  Last day to enter the December "Where's the Patriot?" contest.  Entries must be received by 3:30pm. Winner announced Jan. 6.
  • Jan. 9:  Parsley's National Geographic Bee
  • Jan. 13:  PTA Board Meeting - 4pm
  • Jan. 15:  Parsley's Science Fair
  • Jan. 19:  Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
  • Jan. 22:  NHCS Science Fair
  • Jan. 23:  End of Grading Period; Teacher Workday
  • Jan. 23:  SIT Meeting - 1pm
  • Jan. 29:  Report Cards go home
Fridays are School Spirit Days.
Wear your red, white, and blue!

News Flash
updated Dec. 19, '14
star7 of Parsley's students were selected as winners at the county level of the PTA Reflections contest.  Visit our News Flash page or Reflecctions page for a list of the winners.

starParsley selected the literary works of four students to be submitted the NHC Reading Association's 2014-2015  Young Authors’ Project.  This year's theme is “Dare to Dream.”  Congratulations to Ria Kapoor, Sydney Campbell, Isabella Vicidomini, and Madeline Renneker.  Visit our 2014-15 Young Author's page to read their poems.

starCongratulations to our PTA Reflections winners.. 24 entries will advance to the county competition.

starParent Portal How-To Guide Now Online

starCongratulations to our 2013-2014 Volunteers of the Year:  Debbie Langtry and Kelly Foreman.  Read more

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.

E-News sign upNHCS E-News Parent Update, a monthly e-newsletter that reports on current points-of-interest within NHCS. Highlights about new programs, updates on NHCS initiatives, latest advances in academics and instruction, system-wide events calendar, and more. Learn more about this and other NHCS E-News.
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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.

Community Service Project logoParsley has a heart for Community Service.
Visit our Community Service Project Blog.


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