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.
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. For more information regarding our PTO and the many programs we offer and fund for our school, look for PTO Corner and PTO Programs in the top menu
Important September Dates…It’s going to be a busy month!
8/31 – Teacher Meet & Greet for New Glenwood Families - 2:00-3:00 pm
9/5 - First Day of School - School Starts at 8:35 am
9/5 – Welcome Coffee & PTO Meeting #1 (MPR) - 9:00 am
9/8 – New Family Coffee (home of Liz Goldberg)) - 9:00 am
9/12 – Back to School Night - 6:30-7:30 pm for K-2nd and 8:00-9:00 pm for 3rd-4th
9/18 - Fall Family Picnic (Glenwood Fields) - 5:30-7:30 pm (rain date 9/25)
9/20 – Principal’s Breakfast for K-4th (MPR) - 9:00 am
Joining a new school can be overwhelming. We want to help make your transition as smooth as possible. Check out our New Family Info section on our website. Here you will find all sort of helpful info. Be sure to check out Glenwood’s A-Z Guide, your #1 resource in answering all your Glenwood questions.
The list of programs offered to our children at Glenwood is long! GASA, Special Lunch, Munching with the Masters, 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 we offer, but none of these programs can be offered without your help. Please consider being a committee chair or volunteer. We still have spots to fill. We need your help! If you have any questions, please email the PTO Co-Presidents at email@example.com.
2017-2018 School Supplies Sale
If you ordered school supplies prior to the August 4th deadline, your school supplies will be waiting for your child, in their classroom, on the first day of school. All orders placed after August 4th will be delivered to school in the first week of school.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have any questions please contact Maria Patti or Heather Finan or email@example.com. Thank you to all the parents and volunteers who supported and helped the PTO throughout the year.
GASA Fall Classes Announced!
The Fall 2017 GASA session will begin September 18th. There will be something for everyone from Chess and Cooking to Ninja Warrior and Lego Robotics. Registration will begin Wednesday, September 6th at 9pm and end on Monday, September 11th at midnight. Click HERE for the full fall schedule with descriptions. Email Karrie and Nicole at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
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.
To see all of Glenwood in the News, click HERE.
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
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!
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.
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.
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.
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 to fund the following:
Sound Field Systems for 4 Classrooms
GREEN STEAM Art/Technology Program
*PTO co-funded the remaining $2,752.73 for this Project