Park Ave news

Student Council Members pose with donated items for the food pantryStudent Council collects 22 boxes of food for 
Food Pantry!

May 19, 2015 - The Park Avenue School Student Council recently ran a food drive to support the Warwick Ecumenical Food Pantry. The 4th-graders took a trip to visit the Food Pantry where they were given a tour by Pantry volunteer, Marge Koopman. When they returned, they sponsored a food drive for Park Avenue. Students in the school were invited to participate by wearing crazy socks, crazy hair, mismatched clothing, and other fun attire in exchange for bringing in $1.00 or an item of food. The members of the Student Council collected 22 boxes of food and $170.00!


Summer Enrichment 2015

Registration is open until June 3

April 20, 2015 - The Warwick Valley Central School District is pleased to offer this unique opportunity to learn and have fun at the same time. Through the Summer Enrichment program, children build upon skills as they explore and discover new interests. The final day for registration is Wed., June 3. Click here for information about classes and to access the Registration Form. (pdf)


Park Avenue Family Picnic - Friday, June 12

 "A Day at the Fair"

May 27, 2015 - Park Avenue families, please join us Friday, June 12, 5:00 p.m., for the Park Avenue Family Picnic, "A Day at The Fair" (Rain date: June 19). The PTA will be selling hamburgers, hot dogs, waters and treats for $1 each. Families with last names A thru M, please bring a salad/side, families with last names N thru Z, please bring a dessert. There will be music, crafts, face painting, games and all-around fun. Kids: balls, bikes, scooters, welcome. No dogs please. Bring a blanket, relax with friends and celebrate the end of another fine school year at Park Avenue Elementary!


Park Ave. students created thank you banners for local firefightersPark Ave. students create thank you banners for local firefighters, cards for EMS & Police officers

May, 2015 - Each grade level at Park Avenue Elementary created beautiful banners for the local Fire Engine Companies who valiantly put out the recent fire at Mid-State Lumber on Kings Highway in Warwick. Students have made banners for Excelsior Hose Company, Goodwill Hook and Ladder Company, Raymond Hose Company, Engine Company #3; Pine Island Fire Company, and the Sugar Loaf Engine Company. Students also made cards for the EMS and Police officers who came to the rescue to help those in need during the fire. To see photos of all the banners, go to the April 23, 2015 post on Ms. Wood's blog at


Third marking period fourth-grade honor roll announced

Park Avenue Elementary School Principal Sandra E. Wood is pleased to announce the fourth grade students who achieved academic distinction by being named to the Honor Roll at school. Click here.


Camp Invention logoCamp Invention to be offered this summer for students entering grades 1-6

March, 2015 - The very popular Camp Invention returns to the Warwick Valley Central School District this July 13-17 for students entering grades 1-6. More


Box Tops Contest logoPark Avenue PTA announces the winners of the second Box Tops contest!

Keep clipping your Box Tops!

March 2, 2015 - The winners of our 2nd Box Tops Contest are:
1st Place- Mr. DiNoto’s class
2nd Place- Ms. Berghahn and Mrs. Myers’ classes
3rd Place- Mrs. Canfield and Mrs. Myers’ classes

* We collected 8,692 Box Tops. That’s $869.20 for our school!
* A big thank you to all the students, parents and teachers who helped to make this contest a huge success!
* Our third and final contest will begin on April 6 and will end on May 29.
*For more information, please contact: Maura Tennant at


Check out the Park Avenue PTA 2014-15 Enrichment Program!

What is Enrichment?

*An opportunity for students to engage in new skills
*Held after school from 3:20-4:20 pm on the specified dates
*As of the fall '14, Martial Arts, Dance, Glee Club, Art, Cooking and Photography are in place - and more programs are coming, including kickboxing, origami, yoga, additional dance programs, Boy Scouts, sports, and many more!
How do you sign up? Signup is easy! Click here for more information.