The Next PTA meeting will be Tuesday, January 8th from 7-8pm in the APR. Hope to see you there!
December Dining Night Out: December 19th, California Tortilla
Visit our online spirit wear store!
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November 30, 2018
Hello Greenwood Gators!
Thanks to all that participated in our Fall Readathon Fundraiser. A portion of the proceeds immediately went to purchasing books for the kindergarten Read to Me Talk to Me program. Additional funds will go towards enrichment materials for both indoor and outdoor recess as well as funding the educational and entertaining activities/events run by the PTA this year.
Our next monthly PTA meeting will be held in the APR from 7:00-8:00pm December 4th. Be sure to attend to learn more about Greenwood’s score on “Maryland’s School Report Card” to be published December 4th. All are welcome to attend, babysitting will be available.
Calling all Greenwood performers! This year’s variety show “Go Gators!” will be April 6th. Sign up sheets went home in November and are due December 10th. Any and all interested students are welcome to participate. The 5th grade ensemble will be practicing Thursday nights from 6:30-8:30pm starting in January. Please send all questions to: email@example.com
Cookies for Teachers
The Greenwood PTA and Staff Appreciation Committee is coordinating a Holiday Treat for our hard working staff. Slots are for 2 dozen treats. If you would like to sign up to bring something please go to: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0944aba928abff2-holiday
Our annual Bingo night will be held Friday, January 18th. Bingo coordinators are currently looking for donations for raffle baskets and BINGO prizes. If you have anything to donate please email Cori Gluck: firstname.lastname@example.org
Also, new this year, starting in December, we will be collecting any outgrown Gator Gear* and sell them at Bingo night to give them a second life! Look for a donation box at school in the month of December. *Items may not have holes or stains and should be washed before donating.
Greenwood Spirit Day
The December school spirit day will be Friday, December 7th. Encourage your kids to wear their Greenwood green or Gator Gear. New spirit wear can be purchased from our online store and shipped straight to your door. Free shipping now through December 10th!!! Visit http://www.greenwoodspiritwear.com/ and check out all the cool new options.
Recess (non PTA)
Beginning in early November 1st/3rd and 2nd/4th grade recesses were divided resulting in a new lunch and recess schedule. Kindergarten and 1st grade share recess but all other grades are individual.
Hour of Code (non PTA)
The Hour of Code is a movement to introduce students around the world to computer science. It takes place this week (December 3-9) during Computer Science Education Week. Every student at Greenwood is joining in on this fun and educational experience. Volunteers are essential to making the Hour of Code a success. Please consider signing up for a session: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0f45a5aa2fa0fc1-hour1 Please contact the Media Specialist, Jenny Corrado (email@example.com) with any questions.
Comfort Case (non PTA)
Each year, the 5th grade Ambassadors of Greenwood select a community outreach program that they would like to sponsor. As a group they determine the logistics and campaigning of the collection. This year the Ambassadors chose Comfort Cases to help kids in foster care. Baggies went home this past week labeled “comfort cases” to collect money to bring in as a contribution to this noble cause. Additionally, if children cannot contribute financially but still want to make a donation they can color and turn in a handmade bookmark which will be “worth” $1 towards their class total funds collected. The two classes that raise the most money will earn a party. The goal is for Greenwood to raise $4,500. For more information about Comfort Cases please visit: https://www.comfortcases.org/
December 4 General PTA Meeting, APR- 7-8pm
December 12 4th Grade Choral Winter Concert
December 13 5th Grade Instrumental & Choral Winter Concert
December 19 Dining Night Out: California Tortilla
December 24-28 No School (Winter Break)
January 1 No School (Winter Break)
January 8 General PTA Meeting, Media Center - 7-8pm
January 17 Dining Night Out: Jersey Mike’s
January 18 Bingo Night
January 21 No School (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day)
January 25 Early Release -- 12:45pm
As always, thank you all for your feedback. Your insights are invaluable to our school improvements. Hope to see you at our next PTA meeting, Tuesday, December 4th from 7-8pm.
Greenwood PTA President