Parkview Happenings…

Come join us for Parkview’s Meet and Greet Evening which will take place on Thursday, October 11th. Visit classrooms, meet our teachers, EA’s, DECE’s, and learn about your child’s experience at school. Parkview staff will be available to meet between 6:30-7:30pm. The BOOK FAIR will be available in the library from 6:00-8:00pm. Please visit the School Council table & local community information booths such as Markham Public Library, Ontario Early Years, SEPT in YRDSB which will be set up in the front foyer from 6:00-6:25pm.

Please check SchoolBusCity this weekend as there have been some adjustments made to our current bus routes.

RedCross Babysitting – This is certificate course being offered for interested Grade 6/7/8 students on October 22nd at Parkview PS. For more information, feel free to contact the school office or check your emails, as flyers with payment and registration information have been shared.

SMILE!! Picture day is coming on Wednesday, October 24.

We are ready to begin our first round of pizza orders. Pizza lunches will take place on Thursday this year. This year the pizza will be provided by My Little Pizzeria. Your child‛s order will include cheese pizza or pepperoni pizza made with whole wheat crust and an apple juice box. All of the funds raised will be used to purchase resources and materials for our school. The first round of pizza will begin on October 18th and end on December 20th for a total of 10 weeks. Please visit SchoolCashOnline to make your order.

Parkview is pleased to offer a Pasta hot lunch option on TUESDAYS for $5.50. The pasta will be provided by Mothers Deli. All of the funds raised will be used to purchase resources and materials for our school. The first round of pasta will begin on Tuesday, October 16th and end on Tuesday, December 18th for a total of 10 weeks at a total cost of $55.00. Please visit SchoolCashOnline to make your order.

Please join us for our first School Council Fundraiser. It will take place at Chapters, 3175 Highway 7 on November 15th, 2018 from 6-9pm. 20% of the total proceeds will go back to our Parkview students for learning materials! Come out & meet Parkview families

Safety Reminder: All students requiring EpiPens must carry one on them at all times. To order a free waist pack, visit:

In recognition of Islamic Heritage Month, parents/guardians with their children grades K to 12 are invited to participate in a free Art History Workshop facilitated by the Aga Khan Museum. This workshop will consist of an introduction to the Aga Khan Museum and an understanding of the diversity and pluralism in Islam through the museum collection. Families will explore patterns from the art and architectures of the museum and Islamic artifacts. Each participant will create and take home their own tile. York Region parents/guardians can register at any of the school locations. Registration will be confirmed via email from Inclusive School and Community Services

In November 2018, the York Region District School Board will invite all students to participate in the Every Student Counts Survey (ESCS). The purpose of this census survey is to better understand YRDSB’s diverse student population as well as students’ experiences in school and outside of school. In November, a school letter will be sent home (to families of students in grades 1-6) with a link to the online survey along with instructions. Our students in Grades 7&8 will be invited to complete the survey online during class time.

  • Tuesday – Thursday: Book Fair is open!
  • Wednesday @ 3:30pm – Boys volleyball at Wilclay
  • Thursday – Grade 6 VIP

Important Bus Safety Update – Routes have been slightly adjusted for some buses. Please check School Bus City  or call 905.713.2535 for updated information.

For our Grade 8 parents – Information nights from our High Schools are quickly approaching. In addition to the information sessions below, AP programs are available at Bur Oak SS, Markham District HS, Markville SS and Pierre Elliott Trudeau HS. Arts Unionvile @ Unionville High school: Oct 30 @ 6:30pm; International Baccalaureate @ Milliken Mills: Oct 17 @ 7:00pm

Our Settlement and Education Partnership in York Region (SEPYR) partner, Ms. Julie Zhang, is with us at Parkview every Monday morning. You are invited to contact Julie to for support @ 416.567.4026 or email:

All communication from the school comes via:

We would like to remind all of our families that our goal is to work together to support the well-being of all our students. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions or concerns. We look forward to working in partnership with our Parkview Community.

Our next School Council meeting is scheduled for Monday, November 5th @ 7:00pm. All are welcome, invited and encouraged to attend.

Please visit our School Website for all up-to-date school information.