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. 


Variety Show Mandatory Rehearsals December 15th & 16th

The second Variety Show rehearsals will be held on Thursday, December 15th & Friday, December 16th. Registrations for a time-slot will close at midnight on Monday, December 12th.

 

The 2016-17 Glenwood Variety Show will take place on Thursday, February 2nd and Friday, February 3rd at the Millburn Middle School. Click HERE for this year’s VS mandatory rehearsal dates and click HERE for the VS Participation Contract. For more Variety Show details, click HERE. 


1st Trimester Report Cards Available Friday, December 9th

1st trimester report cards will be available on Power School on Friday, December 9th. Please be sure to read the grading key. If you need assistance logging in, please contact Karen Astorino in the Glenwood front office.

 

 


Munching with the Masters - Registration Open Now

Munching with the masters is Glenwood's free art appreciation recess program. Students learn about famous artists including their work and techniques, and then create their own project applying the techniques they have learned. Click HERE for more information.


Holiday Concert DVD/Web Clip Sale - Open Until Dec. 16th

Sit back and enjoy the Holiday Concert! Let the professional handle the recording. Holiday Concert DVD and Holiday Concert DVD+Web Clip packages are available for sale until Friday, December 16th. Please click HERE for all the details.


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 - Kinobe & AAA Map Reading

Kinobe, a world-touring musician from Uganda, East Africa visited Glenwood School and shared music and stories from his homeland with grades K-5. Click HERE to see more details.

 

AAA’s own map reading expert visited our fourth graders with a hands-on, interactive lesson jam packed with valuable information. Click HERE for more information.

 

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


Glenwood Is In the News

One of our students was featured in the TAPinto Millburn/Short Hills article, "Glenwood School Student in Short Hills Uses Birthday as an Opportunity to Give Back".

 

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. 


The PTO Has A Lot To Be Thankful For!

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

          • Penina Barr & Usha Shah for coordinating the November Outreach Programs
          • Lisa Haggerty and Emily Abraham for setting up the November bulletin boards.
          • Jumana Culligan & Leah Ditchek for a fabulous Women's Night Out Fundraiser.
          • Lily Lee & Elizabeth Cassano for organizing our Thanksgiving Pie Sale.
          • Jumana Culligan, Jennifer Mulvaney and Olivia Ucko for co-chairing our annual Book Fair.
          • Gina Finkelstein & Nina D'Souza for organizing our upcoming winter Munching with the Masters Program.
          • Stacy Rudin for coordinating MMAC's Red Ribbon Week at Glenwood.
          • 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

Caring Kids Announces its 6th Annual Holiday Gift Drive & Celebration

Once again, Caring Kids has partnered with New Jersey Regional Day School in Newark. Every child in the school has significant special needs. Additionally, many of the families are dealing with significant financial hardships and food insecurity. Caring Kids is reaching out to our community to once again bring the joy of the season to so many children and families in need. If you would like to sponsor a child and provide them with a gift for the holidays, please email caringkidsmillburn@gmail.com. They are also collecting ShopRite and Walmart gift cards to help the families with basic necessities. And save the date for the holiday party on Saturday, December 17th, from 12-2 pm. You may bring the gifts to Hartshorn School for a festive gift wrapping, card making, chocolate treat dipping celebration. Please help Caring Kids spread our message of changing the world, one kid at a time, by sponsoring a child in need.


CHOOSE KINDESS 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! 


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