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    Fall Homecoming

     

    October 24, 2016 - October 29, 2016

     

     

    Class Colors:
    Seniors (2017)-Black
    Juniors (2018)-White
    Sophomores (2019)-Green
    Freshmen (2020)-Yellow

    Tickets for all homecoming activities are now on sale in the cafeteria before period one and during all lunches. The prices are as follows: Class night $5.00 ($3.00 with the purchase of a class shirt)/ Powderpuff Game $2.00/ Homecoming Dance $10.00 ($15.00 after Thurs and at the door)

     

     Spirit Train

    Date: Tuesday, 25 October 2016

    Time: 1:45-2:15

    Cost: Free

     

    Class Night

    Date: Wednesday, 26 October 2016

    Time: 5:00-7:30

    Location: Parkdale HS gymnasium

    Cost: $5.00 in advanced

              $7.00 at the door

    D.J: Young Creation

     

    Pep Rally

    Date: Thursday, 27 October 2016

    Time: 1:30-2:25

    Location: Parkdale HS field

    Cost: Free

     

    Powderpuff Game

    Date: Thursday, 27 October 2016

    Time: 3:30-5:30

    Location: Football Field

    Cost: $2.00

     

    Homecoming Parade

    Date: Saturday, 29 October 2016

    Time: 10:30am-12:00

    Location: Start at Lamont Elementary; end at Parkdale H.S

    Cost: Free

     

    Tailgate

    Date: Saturday, 29 October 2016

    Time: 12:00-2:00

    Location: Parkdale HS field parking lot

    Cost: Free

     

    Game vs. C.H Flowers High School

    Date: Saturday, 29 October 2016

    Time: 2:00

    Location: Parkdale HS field

    Cost: $5.00

     

    Homecoming Dance

    Date: Saturday, 29 October 2016

    Time: 7:00pm - 11:00pm

    Location: Parkdale HS multipurpose room

    Dress code: No jeans, athletic wear, and fingertip length skirts for ladies

    Cost: $10.00 in advance

              $15.00 at the door

    Theme: Around the World

    Decorations: Cultural pieces correlating with destinations around the globe

    D.J: Young Creation

    Homecoming Court

    Freshmen: Lord and Lady

    Sophomores: Duke and Duchess

    Juniors: Prince and Princess

    Seniors: King and Queen

    * Eligibility:

    -       2.5 or above GPA

    -       No E’s on 1st Quarter Progress Report

     

    Spirit Week Days

    Spirit days:

          Monday: Monday Madness (wacky tacky day)

          Tuesday: Twin Day

          Wednesday: Class Color Day

          Thursday: T.V Network Day

          2020 - Sport/PBS Kids

          2019 - Nickelodeon

          2018 - Cartoon Network

          2017 - Disney Channel

          Friday: Flashback Friday

          Saturday: Green and Gold Day

    * Non-participants must come to school in their full uniform

     

    D.J. Young Creation

    Aaliyah Hennington, Exec. Board President

     
     
     
    China Sister School Exchange Program
     
     
    Dear Parents and Students, 

     

     
    Thank you for your interest in the China Sister School Exchange Program with Laurel International! We believe that globalization has created opportunities to enrich our experiences and expand our point of views. Through Laurel’s partnerships with middle and high schools in the United States and China, we are committed to bringing you the highest quality program focused on our three objectives: Culture, Education and Friendship.
     
    For additional information click here.

    Click here for registration. 

     
     
    Uniform Policy
     
     

    Parkdale parents, students, teachers, and administrators formulated the student dress policy for Parkdale High School. It reflects standards held in common by the Parkdale Learning Community and incorporates the Prince George’s County Public Schools System-Wide Dress Code for Students.   

    It is highly recommended that all students wear uniforms with Parkdale logos. Uniforms may be purchased from Cort Athletics by clicking here.

     

    Slacks: All slacks must be appropriately sized to eliminate bagging or sagging. Slacks are worn at the natural waistline. Female and male students wear solid-colored slacks in Khaki (Tan).

     

    Shorts: Students may wear solid-colored shorts that must be at least 12 inches below the buttocks. Male students wear solid colored short slacks in Khaki (Tan).

     

    Skorts or Skirts: Female students wear solid-colored skorts and/or mid-calf skirts that are worn at the natural waistline. Female students wear solid colored skorts and skirts in Khaki (Tan).

     

    Shirts: Shirts must be tucked into pants, skirts, skorts or shorts. Female and male students wear solid- colored shirts with collars and may choose long or short sleeve in Black,White or Dark Green.

     

    Socks: Solid-colored socks in Black,Dark Green, Brown or White.Socks displaying designer graphics are unacceptable.

     

    Tights: Students may wear solid-colored tights in Black, Dark Green, Brown or White. Tights displaying designs, graphics, fish-net holes, etc. are unacceptable.

     

    Shoes: Students may wear solid-colored shoes, tennis shoes and boots in Black or Brown.Heels on shoes should be no taller than 1inch.

     

    Neckties (Optional): Solid-colored neckties are worn with Oxford shirts only.

     

    Head Coverings: As is stated in the PGCPS System Wide Dress Code for Students. "Headdresses may be worn indoors for religious or health reasons only." All hats must be removed before entering the building.

     

    Optional: Students wear blazers, sweaters and fleece jackets in Dark Green or Black. Light outer wear (i.e. jean jackets, fleece jackets, sweat shirts/jackets, etc.) other than the above optional items are not permitted.

     

    These styles and fabrics are NOT permitted:

    ·    Visible labels or logos on any article of clothing are allowed (ONLY PHS logos)

    ·    Stretch, tight or form-fitting clothing

    ·    Baggy slacks

    ·    Jeans or denim

    ·    Hooded clothing

    ·    Cropped shirts

    ·    Slippers, flip-flops, mules or open-toes

    ·    "Creative" alterations to any clothing (cut-out holes, rips etc.)

    ·    Sunglasses

     

    Exemptions (New Students):
    Students who are new to the school after the first day of school will be allowed a grace period of ten (10) school days to comply with the Parkdale High School Mandatory Uniform Policy.

    Financial Hardship:
    Parents or guardians who are not able to purchase the mandatory uniform due to financial hardship must submit a letter of explanation to the Principal. The Principal and Chair for the Uniform Committee will review hardship requests to determine the assistance needed for the parents/guardians. Parents or guardians will receive a response within ten (10) days of the request for assistance.

    Opt-Out Process in a Mandatory Uniform School: (PGCPS Administrative Procedure No. 600)
      

    1. Parents or guardians who disagree with the adopted mandatory school uniform policy may opt-out of participation in this new requirement for the duration of this program at that school.

    2. Parents or guardians shall complete the Application for Exemption from Mandatory School Uniform Program Form (PGIN 7540-3500) within forty-five (45) days after their child has been assigned to the school, after the school year has commenced.

    3. A student whose parents(s) have exercised their right to opt-out of the mandatory school uniform program at the school will be reassigned through established procedures to another school. Transportation will not be provided.