Welcome to the Glenwood School PTO Website!
Here you can find important dates, information on upcoming events and details on what's happening up at Glenwood.
Visit often so you can stay up to date! Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Important Dates Coming Up
September 24 - GASA Classes start after school, meet in MPR
September 29 - Ed Foundation Rocktoberfest, 10am in Taylor Park
October 8 - Early Dismissal, 12:40pm
Half Day Bagel Snack registration will close at midnight on September 21st. The PTO offers a bagel & beverage snack service on the 10 early dismissal days during the school year. Bagels come from Goldberg's Famous Deli in downtown Millburn. Bagel Snack must be ordered for the full year during this registration period.
For more information, click HERE.
Questions? Contact Shilpee Gangwal email@example.com
Book Fair - Shop Online Through Friday
If you were not able to stop by, couldn’t find the book you wanted or just want to check out the huge selection Scholastic has to offer, please visit our Online Book Fair today through Friday.
Thank you to all who shopped and volunteered. The Book Fair was a success!
Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
No Fuss Lunch - our easy, flexible, healthy lunch alternative - will be back starting September 17th serving lunches on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Parents order directly through the NO FUSS LUNCH website. Lunch may be ordered for one or more days at a time. Orders can be placed or changed as late as midnight the night before and orders can also be cancelled up to 6am the same day.
Click HERE for more details.
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Volunteers are the HEART of Glenwood!
Thank you Heather Finan for this detailed website and the thoughtful eblasts.
Thank you Rie Oberliesen and Sukirti Mukheja for organizing the school supply sale.
Thank you Julia Tucker, Catherine Compton and Jackie Swaine for managing the Book Fair.
Thank you Elizabeth Cassano and Heather Finan for coordinating the lunch program.
Thank you Leah Ditchek and Amber Tuso for chairing the class parents.
Thank you to all the class parents who took on the role.
Thank you Karrie Solpietro and Leah Ditchek for organizing the GASA program.
Thank you Liz Goldberg for hosting the New Family Coffee.
Thank you Daphne Fuad and Sandy Rella for chairing the Library Volunteer Prorgram.
Thank you to the parent Library Volunteers.
Thank you Padma Mohan and Maria Mount for making the beautiful bulletin boards.
Thank you Maria Patti for organizing the food at the PTO meetings and the teacher's dinner at BTSN.
Thank you Shilpee Gangwal for managing the Bagel Snack Program.
Thank you Spandana Yellapantula for organizing the Fall Family Picnic.
Thank you Laurie Kuntz and Julie Betancur for planning a year with fantastic cultural arts programs.
Thank you to the Executive Board for your summer work, especially in the Teacher's Lounge.
We want YOU on this list too! Please consider signing up to volunteer to assist one (or more) of the many activities supported by the PTO. We can use a little time or a lot - as much as you can give - all are welcome!
Click HERE to learn about the many opportunities to get involved at Glenwood and to indicate your areas of interest.
All families are encouraged to become members of the Glenwood PTO, whether joining for the first time or renewing your membership. Dues are $25 per year, per household. Membership gives you access to all Glenwood PTO communications, the entire PTO website, the online school directory, registration for PTO sponsored activities and the membership toolkit mobile app.
And, please remember to update your Family Contact Information!
Easy Ways to Earn $$$ for Glenwood
Use our special Amazon link and Glenwood earns 3-10% from your everyday shopping! AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support Glenwood every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at Amazon Smile, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to Glenwood! Be sure to select "Glenwood School PTO Inc" as your charity so Glenwood benefits from all your purchases. Click HERE for more information about AmazonSmile. Click on the Amazon shopping cart to the right to start shopping.
Glenwood PTO is thrilled to partner with Shutterfly - the leader in personalized photo products, offering a wide range of photo books, gifts, home décor collections, and unlimited FREE photo storage; and with Tiny Prints - the leader in personalized stationery, offering luxe designs from top stationery designers. For each purchase you make from either one of these brands, 13% will be donated to the Glenwood PTO. Click here for more information or the Shutterfly button above to start shopping.
Register your ShopRite card and earn free BoxTops for our school!
ShopRite For My School is a program ShopRite has developed with the goal of contributing up to $1 million of much needed funds to local schools. It's administered through BoxTops and no clipping is necessary. They also offer monthly bonuses. It is very easy to enroll - just click HERE for more information and to register your card.
When you purchase BoxTop products, please clip the coupons and send into school during our collections in October, February and May. Glenwood earns $1.00 for every 10 Box Tops and the cash can be used to buy anything that is needed for the school.
THANK YOU to All Our 2017-2018 Education Foundation Supporters
We raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for all eight township schools, which would not have been possible without your support and hard work. Visit our website at www.edfoundationmillburnshorthills.org or like us on Facebook to stay up-to-date on our events and projects in the schools.
Renew Your Ed Foundation Membership for 2018-2019
Don't forget to renew your Ed Foundation Membership. You can do it when you renew your PTO membership or you can donate directly to the Ed Foundation by clicking HERE. We look forward to your continued support in 2018-2019.
Ed Foundation Grants to Glenwood School
The Ed Foundation funded over $12,000 to Glenwood School in 2018, fulfilling grant applications by David Jasin for classroom sound field systems; Lori Princiotto & Cynthia Percarpio for the Glenwood Grows Garden project; and Marla Schaufler for Kindergarten wobble seats. Our fundraising work continues so that in the future we will be able to grant an even greater percentage of applications.
Notice of Board of Education Meeting Dates for 2018-2019
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Education of the Township of Millburn in the County of Essex took action at the Organization Meeting held on Monday, May 21, 2018 to approve the Board Meeting Dates for school year 2018-2019. Click HERE for details.
In the Fall of 2016, the Millburn school district embarked on an effort to update and clarify the management and treatment of life-threatening allergies within our schools. Included in these rules: no food, treats or goody bags may be served or distributed for classroom birthday celebrations; and, there are four school-designated days when food will be allowed during a classroom party. Please read the Allergy Management policy and regulation to become familiar with the ways we ensure a healthy and safe learning environment for students who have a medically documented anaphylactic allergy. Click HERE to read Christine Burton's Allergy Management Letter; click on the links below to view the Allergy Policy & Regulation.
Status, Address or Information Change??
If you are moving in or out of district, withdrawing a child from our school, or just need to update some contact information, please click HERE for more information.
Help is Available for Families in Need
If you are facing an unexpected financial setback, please contact Down the Block. You may be unable to pay a utility or housing bill, a bill for the repair of your car or your home, or some other charge. As long as you meet the eligibilty requirements, Down the Block will pay the bills for you. Our service is free and confidential. Visit www.DowntheBlock.org or call 973.943.1424.
Click HERE to check out the Special Education Parent Advisory Committee website for information about Special Services staff, SEPAC committee members and other news.
- Monday, September 24
- Monday, October 8
- Wednesday, October 17
- Monday, October 29
- Wednesday, October 31
- Monday, November 5
- Tuesday, November 6
Thank You Education Foundation!!
We would like to thank the Education Foundation of Millburn-Short Hills for the generous grants they awarded to Glenwood for upgrades and advancements to our school! In 2018, we received over $12,000!