About Parkside

The Middle School at Parkside serves a diversified student body from across the West Side of Manchester. Our enrollment includes 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th graders from Gossler Park Elementary, Parker-Varney Elementary and Northwest Elementary.

The schedule listed below is our remote/hybrid learning schedule. Split periods are lunch periods for half the period and Enrichment for the other half, while all other teams are in academic classes for the full period. Students are expected to follow a normal class schedule diring remote instruction and meet with their assigned teachers at the designated times. WEDNESDAYS are Independent Learning days and students will only meet with teachers as scheduled, however it *IS* a school day and students are expected to be working on lessons as assigned by the teachers.

A Period - 7:35-7:55

B Period - 8:00-8:50

C Period - 8:55-9:45

D Period - 9:50-10:40

EF Period - 10:45-11:35
(5th Grade Lunch and Movement Break)

GH Period - 11:40-12:30
(6th and 7th Grade Lunch and Movement Break)

IJ Period - 12:35-1:25
(8th Grade Lunch and Movement Break)

K Period 1:30-2:20

SPRING ASSESSMENT SCHEDULES

All student at the Middle School at Parkside will participate in Spring Assessments. These assessments will be administered both in person and remotely. See the schedule below for specific dates and times for each grade level assessment. If you would like to exempt (or opt out) your student from taking the New Hampshire State Assessment please complete the form and submit it to parkside@mansd.org . Exemption/Opt Out Form Spanish Exemption/Opt Out Form

School Wide iReady: Wednesday 5/12 and Thursday 5/13

5th Grade NHSAS Science: Monday 5/17

8th Grade NHSAS: Tuesday 5/18 and Wednesday 5/19

7th Grade NHSAS: Thursday 5/20 and Friday 5/21

6th Grade NHSAS: Monday 5/24 and Tuesday 5/25

8th Grade NHSAS: Wednesday 5/26

Make-up testing sessions 5/27-6/4

Due to the need to have a block of time for each test, the period order will be altered on some days of testing. Please refer to the list below for information on class order and testing dates.

May 6

5th Grade: NHSAS

6th, 7th, 8th Grade: Normal School Day

Normal (A, B, C, D, EF, GH, IJ, K)


May 10

Normal School Day

Normal (A, B, C, D, EF, GH, IJ, K)


May 12

School Wide i-Ready

Normal (A, B, C, D, EF, GH, IJ, K)


May 14

Normal School Day

Normal (A, B, C, D, EF, GH, IJ, K)



May 18

8th Grade: NHSAS

5th, 6th and 7th Grade: Normal School Day

Modified (A, B, C, D, EF, IJ, GH, K)


May 20

7th Grade: NHSAS

5th, 6th and 8th Grade: Normal School Day

Modified (A, C, B, D, EF, GH, IJ, K)


May 24

6th Grade: NHSAS

5th, 7th and 8th Grade: Normal School Day

Modified (A, D, B, C, EF, GH, IJ, K)


May 26

8th Grade: Science NHSAS

5th, 6th and 7th Grade: Normal School Day

Modified (A, B, C, D, EF, IJ, GH, K)


May 28

Normal School Day

Make-Up Testing

Normal (A, B, C, D, EF, GH, IJ, K)

May 7

5th Grade: NHSAS

6th, 7th, 8th Grade: Normal School Day

Normal (A, B, C, D, EF, GH, IJ, K)


May 11

Normal School Day

Normal (A, B, C, D, EF, GH, IJ, K)


May 13

School Wide i-Ready

Normal (A, B, C, D, EF, GH, IJ, K


May 17

5th Grade: Science NHSAS

6th, 7th, 8th Grade: Normal School Day

Normal (A, B, C, D, EF, GH, IJ, K)


May 19

8th Grade: NHSAS

5th, 6th and 7th Grade: Normal School Day

Modified (A, B, C, D, EF, IJ, GH, K)


May 21

7th Grade: NHSAS

5th, 6th and 8th Grade: Normal School Day

Modified (A, C, B, D, EF, GH, IJ, K)


May 25

6th Grade: NHSAS

5th, 7th and 8th Grade: Normal School Day

Modified (A, D, B, C, EF, GH, IJ, K)


May 27

Normal School Day

Make-Up Testing

Normal (A, B, C, D, EF, GH, IJ, K)


May 31

NO SCHOOL: Memorial Day

NO SCHOOL: Memorial Day


When calling the school please refer to the list below for how to reach our staff. To leave a message for one of Parkside's teachers, please contact the main office or use the dial by name directory.

Dial 1- Mrs. Smith, main office

Dial 2- Mrs. Valenti, main office

Dial 3 - Mrs. Verville, main office

Dial 4 - for a dial by name directory

Dial 5 - to reach the COVID ATTENDANCE LINE

Dial 6 - to reach the ATTENDANCE LINE

Dial 7 - Detective Feliciano, School Resource Officer

Dial 8 - Mrs. Keefe, school nurse

Dial 9 - Mrs. Fields, Assistant Principal

Dial 10 - Mr. Hebert, Assistant Principal

Dial 11 - Mr. Szuksta , Principal

Dial 12- Ms. Record, Social Worker

Dial 13 - Ms. Darby, Grade 8 Guidance

Dial 14 - Ms. Sacherski, Grade 6 uidance

Dial 15 - Mr. Cheney, Grade 7 Guidance

Dial 16 - Ms. Wentworth, Grade 5 Guidance

Dial 17 - Ms. Wright, STAY

Dial 18 - Ms. Barney, GEAR Up

Dial 19 - Cafeteria Staf