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 info@glenwoodpto.net.


Volunteer Opportunities 2017-2018 OPEN

Volunteer Sign-­up for 2017-­2018 is now open. There are plenty of opportunities to get involved that suit a variety of talents, interests and availability. We invite you to volunteer on as many committees as you’d like. Don’t be shy – be a volunteer! If you have any questions, please e­mail the PTO Co-­Presidents at info@glenwoodpto.net


2017-2018 School Supplies Sale Open NOW

2017-2018 School Supplies Sale will be open until Noon on Monday, July 17th. Order the required school supplies for next year with no need to hunt down the particular item required by teachers and it will be delivered to your child's classroom on the first day of school. Please check out the school supplies page for more information.


End of Year Note from the Treasurer - Final Call for PTO Expenses

As the school year is coming to an end, please submit any outstanding PTO expenses immediately. Click HERE for reimbursement forms. Completed forms may be delivered to the treasurers folder in the school office or emailed to treasurer@glenwoodpto.net. If you have any questions please contact Maria Patti or Heather Finan or treasurer@glenwoodpto.net. Thank you to all the parents and volunteers who supported and helped the PTO throughout the year.   


A Special Lunch Thank You

A huge THANK YOU to all the families who purchased any type of special lunch during this school year, and to all the families and friends who volunteered to serve lunch throughout this year! Special lunch is one of the largest fundraisers for the PTO. It allows the PTO to provide extra programs and services to our children and teachers. It cannot be done without you! Thank you. 

Special Lunch will be back in September... look for more information then. Click here for more details. Questions? Email speciallunch@glenwoodpto.net


Cultural Arts: Fifth Grade "Shakespeare Pages to Players"

The last few months have been very busy for the Cultural Arts Committee. Click HERE to see more information and photos from the fifth grade "Shakespeare Pages to Players" and other programs which have included a Science Circus for 3rd garde, an Earth Dome for our First Graders, an American Revolution assembly for our 5th Graders, an Irish Immigrant Journey for the 4th Graders, a STEAM Museum for all grades, a Living History Residency for the 4th Grade and Dancing with Honeybees for 2nd Grade. 


Glenwood Is In the News

 

To see all of Glenwood in the News, click HERE


Around Town 

Please check out the Around Town page for other Town events including the Education Foundation, SAM Program and Down the Block.

 

June is being named "Down the Block Month" by the mayor and on June 25th Down the Block is hosting a family hike event in South Mountain Reservation. Click HERE for more details.


The PTO Has A Lot To Be Thankful For!

This week, we'd like to thank...

          • Janet Dessart and the yearbook committee for working on this year's fabulous yearbook
          • Faith Nashel for coordinating the 5th grade celebration and Janet Dessart for working on the video
          • Carrie Nussbaum, Johaina Khan and Katherine Grove for organizing the 4th Grade Celebration Picnic
          • Laura Freimauer, Joanna Suna, Sarah Uminski, Helen Hall and all of the committee chairs who made the Strawberry Festival such a huge success!
          • Maria Patti for all of the hospitality help during the last crazy weeks of school!
          • Gina Finkelstein and Rachel Stern for organizing our 2nd annual Read-a-thon!
          • Lisa Haggerty and Emily Abraham for setting up the May & June bulletin boards.
          • Shilpee Gangwal and the volunteers who always help with Bagel Snack Days!
          • The 2016-2017 PTO Executive Board who have gone above and beyond all year long!

Amazon Purchases Earn $$$ for Glenwood

Use our special Amazon link and Glenwood earns 3-10% back from your everyday shopping

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! 

 

DISTRICT ANNOUNCEMENTS

Thank You from the Ed Foundation

THANK YOU to all supported the Ed Foundation of Millburn Short Hills this year! We again raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for all seven township schools, which would not have been possible without your support and hard work. Like us on Facebook to stay up-to-date on our events and projects in the schools.


Ed Foundation Grants

The Education Foundation of Millburn Short Hills thanks all who applied for grants this school year.  We celebrate your initiative and drive to enhance the education of our children! We received over $400,000.00 in applications for the 2016-17 Grant Season. Thanks to those who contributed,  joined, volunteered and participated in Ed Foundation events, we were able to fund $155,585 in grant requests.  Our fundraising work will continue so that in the future we will be able to grant an even greater percentage of applications.  We look forward to your continued support in 2017-2018. Please click HERE check out our website for a complete list of this years recipients.


Notice of Board of Education Meeting Dates for 2017-2018

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 22, 2017 to approve the Board Meeting Dates for school year 2017-2018. Click HERE for details.


SEPAC News

Click HERE to check out the Special Education Parent Advisory Committee newsletter for information about Special Services staff, SEPAC committee members and other news. Click HERE to visit the SEPAC website.


Allergy Management

Please read the Allergy Management letter to learn about some updates and changes in the ways we continue to ensure a healthy and safe learning environment for students who have a medically documented anaphylactic allergy. Click HERE to read the Allergy Management Letter.


Status 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. 

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Thank You Education Foundation!!

We would like to thank the Education Foundation of Millburn-Short Hills for the wonderful grants they awarded to Glenwood for some upgrades and advancements to our school! In 2016, we received $11,128.53 to fund the following: 

LIGHTING UP GLENWOOD Art/Technology Project
($7,232.93)

ELL Apps for iPads
($395.60)

12Cs Character Education Program for K-5
($3,500*) 

*PTO to fund the remaining $2,450 for the Program