I Love Art Contest!

2018 T-shirt Design Contest!

About the T-Shirt Design Contest:

The art room is having an “I Love Art!” t-shirt design contest and we are looking for creative ideas to be submitted to the art room. The winning design will be used to make t-shirts for the art room smocks and be Greenwood Elementary School’s featured t-shirt design for Youth Art Month this March! The t-shirts available for students to purchase. Order forms will go out after the final design is selected.

What to Include in your T-shirt:

The theme of the t-shirt is “I Love Art!”. The arts are wide reaching and include visual arts, performing arts, and music. You can include any visuals that shows how you love art! Feel free to include anything from paint brushes to music notes and show us how much you love art.

Deadline for submitting your design:

The deadline for t-shirt design submissions will be Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at the end of the school day. Please submit your design to Mrs. Bergman in Room 13 on an 8.5” x 11” piece of plain white paper. The drawings must be in black and white.

I look forward to seeing all of the creative designs showing how Greenwood Students love the arts!

Artfully,

Mrs. Bergman

¡Concurso de diseño de camisetas 2018!

Sobre el concurso de diseño de camisetas:

El salón de arte está teniendo un concurso de diseño de camisetas “¡Amo el arte!” Y estamos buscando ideas creativas para enviarlas al salón de arte. ¡El diseño ganador se usará para hacer camisetas para utilizarlas como batas para el salón de arte y será nuestro diseño de camiseta para el Mes del Arte Juvenil este marzo! Tendremos camisetas disponibles para que los estudiantes las compren. Los formularios de pedido se enviarán después de seleccionar el diseño final.

Qué incluir en tu camiseta:

El tema de la camiseta es “! Amo el arte!”. Las artes son amplias e incluyen artes visuales, artes escénicas y música. ¡Puedes incluir cualquier imagen que muestre cómo te gusta el arte! Siéntase libre de incluir cualquier cosa, desde pinceles para pintar hasta notas musicales y mostrarnos cuánto amas el arte.

Fecha límite para enviar su diseño:

La fecha límite para el envío de diseños de camisetas será el miércoles 31 de octubre de 2018 al final del día escolar. Envíe su diseño a la Sra. Bergman en el salón 13 en un papel blanco liso de 8.5 “x 11”. Los dibujos deben ser en blanco y negro.

¡Espero ver todos los diseños creativos que muestran cómo los estudiantes de Greenwood aman las artes!

Artísticamente,

Sra. Bergman

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Greenwood Elementary School Named Title 1 Distinguished School

Greenwood Elementary School has been name a Title I Distinguished School, earning the designation Reward: High Progress. Reward: High Progress Schools are the highest 5% of Title I Schools based on ELA and math growth as measured by the state assessment, the PSSA. In addition, Greenwood Elementary School met all four annual measurable objectives, as set by the PA Department of Education:

  • Test Participation in Mathematics and Reading PSSA
  • Attendance
  • Closing the Achievement Gap in Mathematics and Reading PSSA, looking at all students
  • Closing the Achievement Gap in Mathematics and Reading PSSA, looking at historically Under-performing students

Congratulations to our teachers, students, staff, and parents on this amazing accomplishment!

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Go Green at the Fall Festival!

The Greenwood Elementary PTO is proud to present the 2018 GO GREEN for Greenwood Fall Festival!

The festival is a celebrated Greenwood Elementary School tradition that brings together students, parents, and the community for fun-filled activities. This much anticipated annual event is open to the community and admission is free. There is a ticket fee for games and crafts. Bring your family and friends and meet us at the festival!

Games and Crafts

Lots of exciting things are coming to the Go Green for Greenwood Fall Festival this year! There will be games and events, crafts, moon bounces, and a photo booth. You definitely don’t want to miss out on all this fun!

Bake Sale

Stop by the Bake Sale table for a snack or bring home some yummy treats! Do you love to bake? We sure could use your delicious baked goods at the bake sale! The sign-up genius link will be added when available.

Food and Snacks

We’re rolling in our favorite food trucks. Stay for lunch and grab dinner on your way home.

Be a Sponsor

We have an amazing list of incredibly generous folks that keeps on growing. Get yourself on this list! https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080e49adac29a02-greenwood2

Volunteer

Opportunities include working for an hour at game, craft, or food station. We’re asking that each family sign up for at least one shift. Everyone is welcome! Grandparents, aunts, uncles, Greenwood alumni, and even current students working together with a parent or guardian are invited to volunteer. Clearances are required for adults. As a special incentive, every volunteer will receive ONE FREE RAFFLE ticket. Don’t wait until the last minute! Volunteer now. The sign-up genius link will be added when available.

Proceeds benefit our HANDS-ON-LEARNING program and contribute to classroom grants and items requested by the teachers.

See you at the Fall Festival!

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Go Green … For the Silent Auction

Let’s do it again!

The Greenwood Elementary PTO is excited to announce the 3rd annual GO GREEN for Greenwood Silent Auction!

Tickets: gogreenforgreenwood2018.eventbrite.com

Last year’s event was a huge success thanks to our amazing Greenwood Elementary School community. Whether you’re new to GreenwoodElementary School or have been with us for years, let’s join together and make this year even better! Money raised go directly to the Hands-on Learning program, classroom grants, and providing an overall amazing classroom experience for our students.

We’ll have the host of impressive auction items that you’ve come to expect as well as live music, food, and drinks. This is an adults-only event and a great chance to meet other parents. Make it a memorable night out with the girls, guys, or your favorite couples!

Silent Auction

We’ll have hundreds of quality auction items ranging from gift cards to local businesses and gift baskets to classroom designed keepsakes.

Food and Drink

Food is included in your ticket price. A cash bar will be available. Attendees must be 21 to drink.

Live Music

Put on your dancing shoes! There will be awesome live music with Where’s Jamie? making a return performance from last year.

Tickets

gogreenforgreenwood2018.eventbrite.com

NEW this year! BOGO: Bring a friend and save even more! Buy one ticket at full price and get a second ticket for half price.

  • Early Bird Single Ticket: $25 (expires Oct. 31 at midnight)
  • Early Bird & BOGO Tickets: $37.50 for two tickets (expires Oct. 31 at midnight)
  • Single Ticket: $30 (on sale Nov. 1 – Nov. 9)
  • BOGO Tickets: $45 for two tickets (on sale Nov. 1-Nov. 9. BOGO does not apply to tickets sold at the door.)

Silent Auction Items

Watch our Facebook page for up-to-date info.

Sponsorship

We would love to give you (and/or your business) the opportunity to sponsor the fun at the Fall Festival (October 20th) and the Silent Auction (November 9th) this year. Please check out the list of needs and signup for whatever amount you wish. MANY THANKS for your contribution – we couldn’t do it without you!

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080e49adac29a02-greenwood2

FAQs:

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event? Adults only. Must be 21 to drink.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event? Free parking.

What’s the refund policy? This event is nonrefundable

How can I contact the organizer with any questions? Contact us at gwsilentauction@gmail.com

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Flu Vaccines Available!

Stopping the Flu Starts with You

School season is prime time for classes, homework, sports … and the flu. With the flu virus most active from October to May, getting vaccinated is the #1 way to prevent the flu and the fever, sore throat, body aches, and even serious health complications it can cause. We are partnering with the Chester County Health Department to offer a flu shot clinic to community members.

When: Thursday, October 18, 2018

Where: Kennett High School

Bring an insurance card, if you have one. There is no charge for those who do not have insurance.

For more information, visit www.chesco.org/health/flu. Same day, onsite registration only. If you have health insurance, bring your cards. All insurance types, including medical assistance, are welcome.

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Elementary Instrumental Parent Information/ Rental Night

Elementary Instrumental Parent Information/Rental Night

Wednesday, September 12

Kennett High School Auditorium

6:30-8:00 pm

If you have any questions, please email:

Michelle Strickland (band instruments)- mstrickland@kcsd.org

Elisa Mata (strings instruments)- emata@kcsd.org

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Back To School Night

We’re headed back to school soon! Mark your calendars with the following dates!

Back To School Night Presentations

Come visit with Dr. Marino and hear about the school year from your child’s teacher!

Wednesday, September 5 (grades 1 and 2)

Thursday, September 6 (grades 3, 4, and 5)

6:00 pm– Dr. Marino’s Presentation in APR (Spanish Presentation- en español)

6:30 pm– Classroom Presentation

7:00 pm– Dr. Marino’s Presentation in APR (English Presentation)

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