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.
HAVE A GREAT SUMMER!
See You in September
2018-2019 School Supplies Sale - Last Day Friday!
School Supplies are now available for the 2018-2019 school year. Order all your necessary school supplies in one place. Supplies will be available in your child's desk on the first day of school. All School Supply kits must be pre-ordered; no extra inventory is available. All proceeds from this sale benefit the PTO and the school programs it sponsors. Sale ends July 20th.
Click HERE for the School Supply list.
A huge THANK YOU to all the parents, caregivers and friends who volunteered this past year to make possible all the PTO events, sales, activities & projects that enrich our students school experience throughout the year. For all current and new families at Glenwood, 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!
Please click on the green Volunteer button above to see the many opportunities to get involved at school and to indicate your areas of interest.
PTO Board for 2018-2019
Co-President: Christine Cofer
Co-President: Stacey Rudin
Co-Vice President of Programs: Usha Shah
Co-Vice President of Programs: Gina Finkelstein
Vice President of Communications:Heather Finan
Vice President of Fundraising: Nicole Petersen
Treasurer: Maria Patti
Assistant Treasurer: Shilpee Gangwal
Recording Secretary: Karrie Solpietro
Past President: Kara Lawler
The PTO Has A Lot To Be Thankful For!
This month, we thank...
Valerie Tom for putting together the yearbook!
Rie Oberliesen for managing the School Supply sale!
Kara Lawler for two years of leadership as PTO President and for speaheading the basketball court project!
No Fuss Lunch - Returns in September
No Fuss Lunch - our easy, flexible, healthy lunch alternative - will be back in September on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Parents order directly through the NO FUSS LUNCH website. Lunch may be ordered daily, weekly or monthly. Orders can be placed or changed as late as midnight the night before and orders can also be cancelled up to 6am the day they are to be served. Click HERE for more details.
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Easy Ways to Earn $$$ for Glenwood
Use our special Amazon link and Glenwood earns 3-10% back 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 smile.amazon.com, 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!! Simply click HERE and don't forget to bookmark the link for future Amazon purchases! Every time you purchase from Amazon using this link, Glenwood benefits. So knock yourself out!
EARN MONEY FOR GLENWOOD WHEN YOU SHOP SHUTTERFLY OR TINY PRINTS
Glenwood PTO is thrilled to announce two new fundraising opportunities. The first is with Shutterfly, the leader in personalized photo products, offering a wide range of photo books, gifts, home décor collections, and unlimited FREE photo storage. The second is 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.
ShopRite For My School - Register your ShopRite card with Glenwood 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 Box Tops however 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 Box Top 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
GRIT: The Power of a Growth Mindset
Thank you to Dr. Jasin and Dan Garcia for the eye opening presentation on GRIT. We are excited to see the GRIT mentality incorporated into Glenwood. If you missed the presentation you can view it HERE!
To see all of Glenwood in the News, click HERE.
Please check out the Around Town page for other Town events including:
•Down the Block
THANK YOU to all who supported the Education Foundation of Millburn Short Hills in 2017-2018! 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.
Click HERE to check out the Special Education Parent Advisory Committee website for information about Special Services staff, SEPAC committee members and other news.
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 $8,000!