Parkdale News

Parent/Teacher Interviews - November 15th, 2018 (1:30-3:30; 6:00-8:00 PM) 

All parents/guardians are invited for an interview with teachers about your child's progress at mid-term for Semester One. Please see the documents below for details on when and where the interviews will be held, as well as instructions for how to book appointments for interviews online.

Instructions for Booking Parent/Teacher/Student Interview Appointments Online  

Letter of Invitation for Parent/Teacher/Student Interview for afternoon/evening of November 15th



I.B. Information for Grade 8 Students  

For parents and grade eight students  interested in our IB Program, we will be holding an information night on

December 5th at 7:00 pm in the Auditorium

Enclosed is our information package 2019 Pre- Bac Information Package

For those who wish to learn more, here is the Power Point presentation that was shared with students and parents at our Grade Nine Information Night on Sept 20th, 2018.

Parkdale C.I. Presentation for Grade 9 PreBac students and parents/guardians 


IB Entrance Assessment

The IB Entrance Assessment will take place at Parkdale CI 

January 10, 2019 at 3:30 pm for Surnames beginning with letters A - N

January 11, 2019 at 3:30 pm for Surnames beginning with letters M - Z

Please arrive with the IB Package, a pencil, eraser and calculator. 


A Tradition of Academic Excellence Continues

Parkdale Collegiate Institute is proud to “Let knowledge grow from more to more…”  We celebrate all of our students’ accomplishments and take this opportunity to congratulate 2018 graduate Frances Mangina for her stellar results.

student photo of Frances Mangina, Class of 2018

Frances tied for the highest average of all TDSB graduates.  With a 99.7% average Frances has been awarded the title of TDSB 2018 Top Scholar.  All the while, she has been active in Parkdale’s vibrant student life of teams and clubs.

In addition to this honour, Frances is also one a very rare few who has achieved a perfect score on her IB Diploma!  Congratulations are in order for this outstanding result in the academically rigorous International Baccalaureate programme.  Frances is continuing her studies at Princeton University.


Student photo of Tony Chen

PCI is thrilled to see a perfect score of 45 two times in the past few years!  Tony Chen also achieved a perfect score upon graudating from our I.B. Diploma Programme. Tony has since completed his Bachelor of Health Sciences at McMaster University, and continues his studies at the same university.  He is pursuing a combined MD/PhD in Biochemistry.


Tony echoes the sentiments of many Parkdale IB grads when he states, “It was an experience which challenged my resilience, intellect, and creativity, teaching me the confidence to confront obstacles and rise to the occasion. It gave me an opportunity to learn from an engaged cohort of classmates and a passionate team of teachers, both incredible sources of inspiration and support….Thanks for the great memories Parkdale!” 



Important Message For Parents of I.B. Students

Please read the following letter with regard to important changes about the Extended Essay. 

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