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. 


PTO Meeting Date Changed to Thursday, January 26th at 9 am

Due to a scheduling conflict, the January PTO meeting has been changed to Thursday, January 26th at 9 am in the MPR. 


Special Lunch Registration Open Until January 23rd

Registration for Pizza and Pasta Special Lunch runs from Monday, January 16th to Monday, January 23rd. Special Lunch for the spring semester will begin on January 31st.

 


Variety Show Tickets on Sale Now

Buy your Variety Show tickets now without delay to ensure that you don't have to sit in the way back, your family and friends are seated together and you don't miss out on the highly attended Thursday Night show which might sell out due to the 4th Grade Opening Number and the 5th Grade Finale. Click Order, create your own user account and you will be on your way to reserving your seats to this year’s Variety Show!


Variety Show Mandatory Rehearsals - January 19th & 20th

The next mandatory rehearsals for general participants will be held on Thursday, January 19th and Friday, January 20th. Rehearsal slots have been allocated according to the Thursday and Friday show orders. Please arrive 15 minutes before your rehearsal time. Click HERE to find your rehearsal time.


Nominating Committee - Accepting Nominations Until January 31st

This year’s Nominating Committee is accepting nominations for the 2017-2018 PTO Executive Board now through January 31st. Open positions include: Co-President, VP of Communications, VP of Fundraising, Co­-VP of Programs, and Assistant Treasurer. Please consider a leadership position in the PTO for yourself or for your capable friends. Self ­nominations accepted!! You can submit nominations to nominating@glenwoodpto.net or click HERE for more details


Save the Date: Glenwood Bingo Night - Wednesday, February 15th

Save the date for Glenwood Bingo Night on Wednesday, February 15th.

 


SWAG Now Available Online

Order your Glenwood snack sack, socks, magnets, t-shirts and more! Apparel still to come. Items will be delivered to your student's backpack. 

 


Order Your No Fuss Lunch

It's not too late to order No Fuss Lunch. Lunch may be ordered one day at a time or a week or month in advance. Orders can be placed or changed as late as 10 pm the night before; orders can be cancelled up to 6 am the same day. Click here for more details.

 

If you have any questions, please email speciallunch@glenwoodpto.net


Cultural Arts

Jenkinson's Aquarium Outreach Program introduced our kindergarteners to the wonders of the aquatic world. Click HERE to see photos and more details.

 

Please click here to find out more about the Cultural Arts program. 


Glenwood Is In the News

The Glenwood Holiday Concert was featured in The Item of Millburn & Short Hills December 22nd article, "Glenwood Students Offer Holiday Fun at Concert".
 

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. 

 

Christ Church Nursery School invites you to attend a Parent Education Forum entitled "Preparing Young Children for School and Optimal Learning" presented by Dr. Anthony Coletta on Thursday, January 19th at 8 pm in Christ Church Parish Hall. The event is open to the entire community and is FREE. Click HERE for more details.


The PTO Has A Lot To Be Thankful For!

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

          • Heather Finan and the Special Lunch Team for organizing the 2nd session of Special Lunch!
          • Nicole Petersen and Tara Halpern for organizing the 2nd session of GASA!
          • Penina Barr & Usha Shah for coordinating the December Outreach Programs to get gifts to families in need.
          • Elizabeth Abergel for managing our Holiday Concert DVD & Web Clip Sale!
          • Lisa Haggerty and Emily Abraham for setting up the January bulletin boards.
          • Gina Finkelstein & Nina D'Souza for organizing our upcoming winter Munching with the Masters Program.
          • Shilpee Gangwal and the volunteers who helped with Bagel Snack Days!

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

CHOOSE KINDNESS AND JOIN The Ed Foundation as we welcome R.J. Palacio

Join R.J. Palacio, the #1 NY Times best-selling author of Wonder, on Tuesday, January 24th at Millburn High School. Wonder struck a chord with audiences of all ages with its unique message of "choosing kindness" and is required reading for all Millburn Middle School 6th grade students.  Buy your tickets before it sells out! 


Kindergarten Registration - January 9th to February 28th

Kindergarten Registration for the 2017-2018 school year will take place from January 9 to February 28, 2017 using the online registration system. Parents of incoming Kindergarteners begin the registration process by entering the majority of their information online in the Registration Gateway system. They will schedule an in-person meeting at the Education Center with the registrar through the Registration Gateway calendar. Follow the instructions HERE.


Washington School PTO Inaugural Executive Board

The inaugural PTO Executive Board of the Washington School has been annouced:

        • Co-Presidents: Amy Talbert (D) & Robin Grapkowski (H)
        • Co-Treasurers: Dina Pearl (H) & Michelle Lee (W)
        • Co-VPs Fundraising: Johanna Khan (G) & Kim Vitella  (W)
        • Co-VPs Programming: Neetu Salhotra (D) & Carrie Nussbaum (G)
        • Co-VPs Communications: Samantha Meiler (W) & Lisa Biller (SM)
        • Secretary: Vidya Raj (SM)

Night of Wishes - February 2nd at 6pm, Grand Summit Hotel

The Make-A-Wish Foundation Club of Millburn High School and the Millburn Education Association are sponsoring an “evening out” to raise funds to help grant wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions. The event includes dinner, dessert, and wonderful items to win. All community members, 21 and over, are invited to attend. The event is free, with a suggested donation of $20. Click HERE to register January 26th.


Millburn Schools Rock the Casbah! - Friday March 10th 7-11:00 pm

Join us at Short Hills Hilton for a night featuring fabulous dinner, decadent desserts, open bar, live music by the Nerds, dancing, and an extraordinary silent auction. Leave the cold behind with our Moroccan theme, including belly dancers, henna artists, fortunetellers, and much more. Don’t wait to get your tickets for the Ed Foundation’s biggest fundraiser of the year—Millburn Schools Rock. Support our schools while having a rockin’ time! For more information on Millburn Schools Rock, sponsorship opportunities, or to volunteer to help with the event, please contact Sonali Ganti at sonaliganti@icloud.com or Rumy Sidhu at rumy29@gmail.com

 

Ticket Price: $150 per ticket for members and $180 per ticket non-members

Price at the door: $200 per ticket


SEPAC Newsletter

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


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