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. You must join the PTO by September 15th in order to be included in our printed directories! 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.
GASA Classes MONDAY - WEDNESDAY this week!
The Fall 2017 GASA Session will begin Monday, September 18th. Please remember to remind your child if they have a GASA class any given day. Pick up is at 4:15pm in the gym. Please reach out to email@example.com with any questions. We are looking forward to a great fall session!
Pizza lunch starts this week - Tuesday, September 19th. (Pasta starts next week - Thursday, September 28th)
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 adminstered 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.
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 the PTO runs, 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 CoPresidents at firstname.lastname@example.org.
No Fuss Lunch
Back by popular demand, the PTO will offer No Fuss Lunch on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. No Fuss Lunch features healthy, delicious meals with flexibility in lunch options and ordering. Parents will set up an account and order lunches directly through the No Fuss Lunch website. Each day features several choices of lunch entrees that will be served with a fruit, vegetable and treat. Lunch may be ordered one day at a time or a week or a month in advance. 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 email@example.com.
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!
Save the date! Walk-a-thon is on Wednesday, October 18th.
New to Glenwood??? Welcome!
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 sorts of helpful info. Be sure to check out Glenwood’s A-Z Guide, your #1 resource in answering all your Glenwood questions. There's also a New Family Info Link in our Quick Links bar on the home page that will take you to section designed just for new families!
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...
- Debbie Klein who coordinated the Brick Project!
- Rie Oberliesen and Elizabeth Cassano who organized the School Supply Sale!
- Amber Tuso and Leah Ditchek who slated the Class Parents!
- Daphne Faud and Sandy Rella who are coordinating the Library Volunteers!
- Laurence Piergentili who is organizing the Art Volunteers!
- Nicole Peterson and Karrie Solpieto who are coordinating the GASA program!
- Heather Finan who is organizing the Special Lunch Program!
- Shilpee Gangwal who is setting up Bagel Snack Days!
- Deepa Krishnan who is organizing the Fall Family Picnic!
- All of our 2017-2018 Committee Chairs, especially those who have worked over the summer!
- Our newly named Class Parents, Library and Art Volunteers - thanks for stepping up!
- The 2017-2018 Executive Board who worked through the summer!
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 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.
SAVE THE DATE!
Millburn-Short Hills will be rocking out on Sunday, October 1st as we celebrate the 2nd Annual Rocktoberfest in Taylor Park! Please come out and show your support for our wonderful town and enjoy this all day music festival that kicks off with a "fun run" and many other kid activities including STEAM and music workshops. Bands will rock the park all day and you can enjoy food and drinks from many town restaurants AND..... there will be a beer and wine garden! Bands will play until 7pm. All proceeds benefit the Ed Foundation of Millburn Short Hills so you will also be supporting our children's education at our eight amazing district schools. The EFMSH granted over $185,000 to our schools in 2017. So please join us for this awesome day in the park! As all of you know who help out with your school's events, we need some volunteers, so if any parents or high school kids would like to volunteer for a shift (hour, hour and a half, etc) please email firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible. We will be certifying community service hours for students. THANK YOU AND HOPE TO SEE YOU AT ROCKTOBERFEST!!!! Click HERE for the flyer.
E2017 ED FOUNDATION GRANTS TO 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!
SAVE the DATE for the Following Events!
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1st – ROCKTOBERFEST
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 14TH – EVENING OF HONOR
FRIDAY, MARCH 9TH – MILLBURN SCHOOLS ROCK!
FRIDAY, APRIL 20TH – MILLBURN FILM FEST