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. 


Strawberry Festival - Wednesday, May 31st

The Strawberry Festival will be on Wednesday, May 31st, from 3:00 to ­ 6:30 pm. SF 2017 is going to be a blast, with rides, games, food and prizes, so don't miss out! Please check out the Strawberry Festival page for more information. Questions? Contact strawberryfestival@glenwoodpto,net


5th Grade DARE Celebration - June 1st & 2nd

All township 5th graders and their parents/guardians are invited to attend MMAC’s Annual DARE Celebration.   The students will enjoy a fun-filled interactive performance from the Harlem Magic Masters to celebrate all that they have learned in the DARE program. Parents will attend a presentation by Scott Chesney, a truly inspiring speaker who will discuss the challenges that students face as they move into their middle school years.  

 

Dates: June 1st at 7:00-8:00 pm – Students with last names beginning A-K
           June 2nd at 7:00-8:00 pm – Students with last names beginning L-Z

Location:   Deerfield Elementary School Gym

 

Click HERE for more details. Click the HERE to RSVP for the event. 


5th Grade Middle School Newsletter

Please click HERE to read the MMS PTO Welcome letter which contains important details of how to sign up for PTO Membership, purchase gym clothes, calculators and other MMS merchandise, register for TGIF and volunteer for MMS PTO activities.

  


Save the Date for Glenwood Good-bye Celebration  

Mark your calendars for June 20th at 12:45 pm as we say good-bye to some of Glenwood's most beloved teachers and staff.


A New Home for Your Old Refrigerator

The Faculty Lounge is still in need of a couple of refrigerators. If you have a refrigerator that you no longer need, and would like to donate it, please contact Karen Astorino (karen.astorino@millburn.org) or Jill Vaccaro (jill.vaccaro@millburn.org).


Nominating Committee Announces 2017-2018 Executive Board Slate

The Nominating Committee thanks everyone who submitted nominations and helped us during this process and are pleased to announce the slate for the 2017-2018 PTO Executive Board positions. Click HERE for more details.


Show Your Glenwood Spirit! SWAG Available Online Now

Order your Glenwood snack sack, socks, magnets, t­-shirts and more! 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 midnight the night before; orders can be cancelled up to 6 am the same day. Click here for more details. Questions? Email speciallunch@glenwoodpto.net


Cultural Arts: Fifth Grade "Shakespeare Pages to Players"

The last few months have been very busy for the Cultural Arts Committee. Click HERE to see more information and photos from the fifth grade "Shakespeare Pages to Players" and other programs which have included a Science Circus for 3rd garde, an Earth Dome for our First Graders, an American Revolution assembly for our 5th Graders, an Irish Immigrant Journey for the 4th Graders, a STEAM Museum for all grades, a Living History Residency for the 4th Grade and Dancing with Honeybees for 2nd Grade. 


Glenwood Is In the News

 

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...

          • Laurence Piergentili, Fang Yang & Usha Shah for a wonderful Global Gala night!
          • Tracy Block and Rena Carlton for coordinating our Author Visit!
          • Gina Finkelstein and Rachel Stern for organizing our 2nd annual Read-a-thon!
          • Lisa Haggerty and Emily Abraham for setting up the March & April bulletin boards.
          • Sandy Rella, Melissa Goldstein, Daphne Fuad and Rong Chen for putting together the 2017-2018 Executive Board Slate!
          • Tara Halpern, Christine Cofer, Laura Perilstein & Johaina Khan for working on the Teacher Appreciation Lunch!
          • Tara Halpern and Nicole Petersen for putting together a 3rd session of GASA!
          • Janet Dessart for organizing the 5th Grade Field Day
          • Jen Abbey for coordinating the K-2 Fun Days and 3-4 Field Days
          • Shilpee Gangwal and the volunteers who always help 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

SEPAC News

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.


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