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 email@example.com.
NEW General PTO Meeting date - April 20th
Peter Mercurio, Principal of The Washington School will be our guest speaker at our next General PTO Meeting. Due to scheduling conflicts we need to move the meeting to Friday, April 20th at 9:00am. Please be sure to join us and bring your questions.
Glenwood Read-a-thon - HAS BEGUN
The 2018 Glenwood Read-a-Thon will run from March 12 to March 30. This year’s theme is the LOVE of reading! Read-a-thon information packets will go home today in students' backpacks. More information HERE.
Please join us to celebrate the true diversity of our Glenwood community! For one night, we invite you and your family to share delicious foods from dozens of countries and learn about the cultures that make our school a truly global community.
The Food Tasting is in the Gym and MPR between 6:00 – 8:00 pm. Please note that you are not limited to the country of your heritage. Let us know if a country you would like to represent is not on the list, and we’ll add it. Anyone in Glenwood's community is welcome to attend this family event! No registration is needed to attend. Click here for more information.
Celebrate your child’s birthday with a donation to the Glenwood library. Make a monetary donation and then Glenwood librarians, Mrs. Hanston & Mrs. Shuster, will use the funds to purchase new books for the library. Your child will select one of those books, and a special bookplate with your child’s name will be placed in the book to identify the donation for years to come. Click HERE for details.
Variety Show PHOTO Sale - Capture those great Performances!
Order your Variety Show pictures before it is too late! Amazing pictures taken by professional photographer, Tim Baker have been uploaded to Smug Mug for purchasing. They will be available until March 20th only!
To order pictures from Thursday night, click here.
To order pictures from Friday night click here.
Contact PiliNikki@hotmail.com with questions.
Ed Foundation Coin Wars! - bring in your loose change to support our schools!
From February 28th until March 9th students can bring spare change to put in their grade’s bottle. The winning grade will be announced on March 16th. All proceeds will be used to fund technology and programs for grades
K-4. The Education Foundation thanks you for your support!
Glenwood Gator-Aide - open now!
Let's show our amazing Glenwood teachers and staff how much we appreciate them by providing some "Gator-Aide" and replenishing supplies, helping in or out of the classroom, or purchasing something for an upcoming lesson. GatorAide is open until March 30th. Find out more HERE.
Be sure to purchase your Glenwood 2018 Yearbook to remember your child's Glenwood days. The hardcover bound book contains over 100 pages of photos of your child and their friends, teachers & events throughout the 2017-18 school year. The Yearbook price is $35. Sale runs through April 6th on the Glenwood PTO website.
Create a special message in the yearbook for your Glenwood graduating student or for your younger gator. Half page ads at $25 are reserved for fourth graders only. Eighth page ads for $10 or 3-line booster messages for $5 are available to all students. You will create and submit your ad via the yearbook company's website. Click HERE to get started. Ads and messages must be submitted by Monday April 16th.
No Fuss Lunch - healthy, easy and flexible
No Fuss Lunch is offered 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. Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
New to Glenwood??? Welcome!
All families, new and old need to join the PTO for the 2017-2018 school year. PTO Membership provides access to the website, calendars, directory, PTO email reminders and communications and PTO registrations and programming. Click HERE for New Family Info!
The list of programs offered to our children at Glenwood is long! GASA, Special Lunch, Field Day, Glenwood Global Gala, Class Parents, Library, Fall Family Picnic, Cultural Arts, Variety Show, Walk-a-thon….we could go on forever! These are just some of the programs the PTO runs, but none of these programs can be offered without your help. Two programs in particular that are still in need of Committee Chairs:
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
The PTO Has A Lot To Be Thankful For!
This week, we'd like to thank..
Kat Carlo and Sue Emrich for a fabulous the Glenwood Bingo Night!
Priya Kuppuswamy and Padma Mohan for their creative hall calendars!
Valerie Tom and the Yearbook Committee for continuing to construct the Glenwood yearbook!
Cocktails and Converstations with the Ed Foundation
The Ed Foundation would like to thank Principal John Connolly and the four amazing MMS teachers who presented at "Cocktails & Conversation" on Thursday night. It was a fascinating glimpse into the innovative way our middle school students are experiencing their cycle classes. Before you know it your elementary school students will be headed there! The Ed Foundation is more committed than ever to funding educational excellence, creativity and achievement in the Millburn-Short Hills schools. Please click go to www.edfmsh.org if you would like to make a donation.
ALL ARE WELCOME to attend as we count down to MILLBURN SCHOOLS ROCK (the best party of the year!) on March 9th. Tickets available now at www.edfmsh.org
THANK YOU to all who supported the Ed Foundation of Millburn Short Hills in 2016-2017! 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 2017-2018
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.
Ed Foundation Grants to the Glenwood School
The Ed Foundation funded over $8,600 to Glenwood School in 2017, fulfilling grant applications by David Jasin for classroom sound field systems and Lori Princiotto for “Green STEAM” materials.
Our fundraising work continues 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 join the Ed Foundation for this school year by visiting our website and clicking on the DONATE button. https://www.edfoundationmillburnshorthills.org/ Please help us by supporting our schools!
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.
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, 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 newsletter for information about Special Services staff, SEPAC committee members and other news. Click HERE to visit the SEPAC website.
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 2017, we received $8,600!