Mr. Boyer Eats a Bug at April Spirit Assembly!

Mr. John Boyer had to eat a bug (or THREE) at April’s Spirit Assembly after his class earned the most money for books in the Scholastic Book Fair. During the book fair, students were able to donate their extra change to help students who do not have access to books. The teacher with the most money vowed to eat a bug. After earning almost $200, Mr. Boyer kept true to his pledge and dined on a few creepy crawlers!

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Greenwood Students Rock Their Socks!

Students at Greenwood Elementary School celebrated Down Syndrome Day by participating in a “Rock Your Socks” event. It was a great day with students wearing crazy socks to bring awareness to Down Syndrome and to celebrate all students in the Kennett Consolidated School District.

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2016-2017 Calendar Revision

As a result of schools being closed because of inclement weather on February 9 and March 14, 2017, the last student day for the 2016-2017 school year will now be Monday, June 12, 2017. Any additional inclement weather days make-up days will be added to the end of the calendar.

Parent/Teacher Conference Schedule Revision

Parent/teacher conferences for kindergarten, elementary, and middle school students on Thursday, March 16 and Friday, March 17, will be held as scheduled. Those that were canceled on Tuesday, March 14 and Wednesday, March 15, 2017, will be made up as follows:

Kindergarten and Elementary Schools – Monday, March 20 and Tuesday, March 21, 2017, with kindergarten students dismissed at 12:05 p.m. and elementary students dismissed at 12:30 p.m.

Middle School – Tuesday, March 21, 2017, with students dismissed at 11:30 a.m. Monday, March 20 will be a full day of school for Kennett Middle School students.

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March Spirit Assembly Brings Lots of News

Greenwood Elementary School’s March Spirit Assembly was full of exciting news and events.

March Spirit Assembly

Students saying the pledge

Members from 3B Ripples kicked off their campaign for donations to local shelters. Students in all grades will be collecting non-perishable, snack sized foods to use for their bagged food drive.

students announcing their fundraiser

In February, all students raised more than $15,000 for the American Heart Association through Jump Rope for Heart. Congratulations to Mr. Ray Schwab’s class for raising more than $1,400 and to Josie, a fourth grade student, for raising more than $500!

Jump Rope for Heart winning classJump Rope for Heart raffle prizesSpirit assembly Jump Rope for Heart top fundraiser

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Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten Registration


Kindergarten registration for the 2017-2018 school year will begin on Wednesday, March 1st and continue through Friday, March 31st. Parents can pick up a registration packet at the main office of the Kindergarten Center after February 15, 2017.

Once the packet is completed, you must contact the Student Registration Office at 610-444-4235 to schedule an appointment to finalize the registration process.

Parents new to kindergarten for the 2017-2018 school year are invited to Mary D. Lang’s “Kindergarten Kick-off” for an information session and building tour to be held at the Mary D. Lang Kindergarten Center on Thursday, March 2, 2017, for parents whose last name begins with A – M and on Thursday, March 9, 2017, for parents whose last name begins with N – Z. Both sessions will begin at 6:30 p.m.

2017-2018 Registración de Kínder/Jardín de Niño

La registración del Kínder para el 2017-2018 empezara el miercoles 1 de marzo y continuara hasta el viernes 31, 2017. Los padres pueden obtener una aplicación de registración en la oficina principal en el centro de Kínder después del 15 de febrero.

Cuando el paquete este completo tiene que contactar la oficina de registración del estudiante al 610-444-4235 para hacer una cita y finalizar el proceso de la registración.

Padres nuevos del Kínder para el año escolar del 2017-2018 están invitados al “Lanzamiento de Kínder” a Mary D. Lang para una sesión informativa y un recorrido del edificio que será en el centro del kínder el jueves 2 de marzo 2017 para los padres que su apellidos empiezan con A – M y el jueves 9 de marzo 2017 para los padres cual apellido empieza con N – Z. Ambas sesiones empiezan a las 6:30 p.m.

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February Spirit Assembly

February was off to a fantastic start at Greenwood Elementary School with our Spirit Assembly! We celebrated our Box Top success, rallied for the Greenwood vs. New Garden basketball game, and of course, had to see if the Greenwood Groundhog saw his shadow. He did and it looks like we’re in for six more weeks of winter!

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