posted Jun 23, 2015, 5:16 PM by Bridget Krieger   [ updated Oct 23, 2015, 8:31 AM by ]

"Every Hero has a Story" Manchester Public Library Summer Reading Program

posted Jun 15, 2015, 10:25 AM by Bridget Krieger   [ updated Jun 23, 2015, 6:40 AM by ]

Check out all the great activities the Manchester Public Library has to offer. Events start this week and continue through the summer! Have fun reading!

Want to play your new instrument all summer long? Summer Music Camp

posted Jun 10, 2015, 6:51 AM by Bridget Krieger   [ updated Jun 10, 2015, 6:51 AM by ]

The Middle School at Parkside is excited to offer you the opportunity to learn a band instrument over the summer! Summer Band provides beginner students with a 10 lesson “jump” on the fall school year by learning proper assembly, technique and sound fundamentals of their new instrument. The program is designed to grow children’s interest in becoming a future member of the Middle School at Parkside Band! Summer Band Lessons will take place every Tuesday and Thursday between 9:30-11:30 in the Parkside Band Room (101) starting on Tuesday, July 14th and ending on Thursday, August 13th.

Please print information clearly then return to the below address no later than Thursday July 2nd, 2015:

Cheryl Olivier

The Middle School at Parkside

75 Parkside ave.

Manchester, NH 03102

or click on the link to submit online: Summer Band Sign Up

Internet Safety Presentation April 21st

posted Apr 16, 2015, 7:30 AM by Bridget Krieger   [ updated Apr 16, 2015, 7:30 AM by ]

Please join us for an informative, eye-opening presentation by the experts who know best what dangers lurk online and how to avoid them to help keep our kids safe. ADULTS ONLY! The subject matter will be discussed in a way that is not suitable for children.This informative presentation is being offered by the NH Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. It will take place at Parkside Middle School at 6:30 pm on April 21st. No matter what school your child attends or age, this is an important presentation for parents.

Click below for the event flyer and more information. 

Cartridges for Kids Kicks off on Earth Day

posted Apr 15, 2015, 9:12 AM by Bridget Krieger   [ updated Apr 15, 2015, 9:12 AM by ]

There will be a bin located in the main entrance/ lobby area of Northwest to collect used, unwanted ink for safe responsible recycling. On this Earth day and throughout the rest of the year, cartridges will be collected so please send your used ink in! In return, Northwest can earn money for all items recycled to go to school activities!

Scholastic Book Fair Success!

posted Mar 16, 2015, 7:33 AM by Bridget Krieger   [ updated Apr 15, 2015, 7:42 AM by ]

The Book Fair was a giant success! We had the highest sales ever this year allowing our school to purchase new library books for students! In addition, it will help to pay for fun events like "The Library Cafe," our magazine subscriptions to Ranger Rick, Time for Kids, National Geographic for Kids, and Sports Illustrated for Kids and some new technology! Thank you all so much for supporting your child's love for reading and our library! The book fair is the only way we are funded, so we greatly appreciate your support! 

What is the new Smarter Balanced Assessment all about?

posted Mar 16, 2015, 6:46 AM by Bridget Krieger   [ updated Mar 16, 2015, 6:46 AM by ]

To find out more take a look at this great resource about the test and additional information on how to support your child.

How to Protect Your Family from Enterovirus

posted Oct 16, 2014, 5:38 AM by Bridget Krieger   [ updated Oct 16, 2014, 5:40 AM by ]

 Worried about Enterovirus D-68 and want information about what you can do to prevent illness and protect your family?  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have developed information and resources for parents about EV-D68.  See the links listed below for more details.


·        Web Feature, “What Parents Need to Know About Enterovirus D68”

·        Fact sheet for parents, “What Parents Need to Know about Enterovirus D68”

·        General questions and answers for the public

·        Infographic: Keep Your Child from Getting and Spreading Enterovirus D68

Innovation Zone Blog Launches

posted Apr 9, 2014, 11:11 AM by Web Master   [ updated Apr 9, 2014, 11:11 AM by ]

 The Manchester Innovation Zone announces its launch of the "iZone Blog" at . The purpose of the iZone Blog is to share information about the Manchester School District Innovation Zone initiatives. It is a means for educators, students, and families to interact about the future of education for our Manchester students. Look for the iZone Blog link on the upper left sidebar!

Barnes and Noble supports Northwest Elementary!

posted Nov 19, 2013, 11:44 AM by ‎[ARCHIVE]‎ Liane St. Laurent   [ updated Nov 19, 2013, 11:44 AM by ]

Holiday Book Drive
The Manchester Barnes and Noble book store at 1741 South Willow Street has chosen the Manchester School District to be the recipient of its 2013 Holiday Book Drive. Look for displays at the front of the store in the check out area for "wish list" books as well as suggested items for local schools. Making a donation is as easy as picking up a book and bringing it to the register and Barnes and Noble will deliver purchased books to schools. The holiday drive is taking place from now through December 24. Ask a bookseller about titles selected for Memorial.

West Side Book Fair on Monday, December 9

Several schools are also holding Barnes and Nobles Book Fairs throughout the month of December.  Join Manchester's West Side at Barnes and Noble on Monday, December 9 for read-alouds with our school principals throughout the evening. Barnes and Noble will donate a percentage of the day's cash register receipts to our schoolsTeachers - remember to bring your educator discount card when shopping!

Online Ordering

Can't make it to the store on Book Fair day? Order online! On the payment page for your online purchases, you will see a prompt "Check if this is a Book Fair Order". When you click on it, you will get a payment screen where you can enter the West Side Book Fair ID: 11207479.

Tasty Cheesecake, too!

Looking to lighten your holiday workload? Let Barnes and Noble help with your baking! All orders for The Cheesecake Factory whole cheesecakes will count towards Book Fair receipts. Order and pay for a cheesecake during the Book Fair event.  

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