Principal Message

Angela DeShields

Hello Park Lodge Dolphins!

This month brings us Read Across America Week, Classified Employees Week, Parent-Teacher Conferences, and the First Day of Spring!

Trimester 2

  • Trimester 2 ends on Friday, March 1st
  • Report cards for Trimester 2 will be sent home with students on Friday, March 8th

Read Across America Week

  • Read Across America Day is March 2nd. We will be celebrating the love of literature with fun dress up days and an extra focus on reading in the classroom during the week of March 4th-8th. We invite your student to participate in the spirit days and encourage families to encourage reading at home throughout the week as well!  
    • Monday, March 4th: “Pajama Day” Reading is relaxing! Wear you pj’s. 
    • Tuesday, March 5th: “Travel Tuesday: Reading takes you places! Wear something that shows where you have traveled or would like to go.
    • Wednesday, March 6th: “Workout Day” Reading exercises the brain! Wear workout clothing.
    • Thursday, March 7th: “Read My Shirt Day” Reading is fun! Wear a shirt with words on it.
    • Friday, March 8th: “Read Across Park Lodge Day” Reading is amazing! Dress for your classroom’s theme for the parade. 
    • Friday, March 8th: Literacy Parade-Each class will choose a book and create costumes that coordinate with the book. Each class will walk around the gym to show off the costumes they have created.

Classified Appreciation Week

  • March 11th-15th is Classified Appreciation Week! We will use this opportunity to show gratitude to our classified employees including our office staff, classroom/recess paraeducators, nutrition staff and custodial team. We invite you to join in this week of appreciation for these essential employees!


  • Spring Parent-Teacher Conferences will be March 13-15th. These will be half days at school (9:00-12:30) to allow teachers to connect with families during the afternoons. Conferences will be in-person. 

March Events:

Friday, March 1st:

  • Dr. Seuss Day: Wear anything that represents Dr. Seuss
  • Trimester Assembly
  • Park Lodge Science Fair 

March 4th-8th:

  • Read Across America Week
    • Monday-Pajama Day
    • Tuesday-Travel Tuesday
    • Wednesday-Workout Day
    • Thursday-Read My Shirt Day
    • Friday-Read Across Park Lodge Day 

Weds. March 6th:

  • Late Start (School begins at 10:00am)

Mon. March 11th-Fri. March 15th:

  • Classified Appreciation Week
    • Classified staff will be recognized throughout the week. 

Weds. March 13th-Fri. March 15th

  • Conferences
  • Early Release (Students dismissed at 12:30)

Weds. March 20th:

  • Late Start (School begins at 10:00am)
  • School Spirit Day-Wear school colors (Green, Purple, Gray) or pride wear.

 Thurs. March 21st:

  • Navigating Adventure Night (5:30-7:00pm)
    • Navigate your way through activities at Park Lodge. 

Fri. March 22nd:

  • Rainbow Day-Wear rainbow colors.

Weds. March 27th:

  • Late Start (School begins at 10:00am)
  • School Spirit Day-Wear school colors (Green, Purple, Gray) or pride wear.

Fri. March 29th:

  • Twin Day-Wear matching clothes with a friend(s).


Angela DeShields
Principal-Park Lodge