The Greenwood PTO Needs Your Help!

Join the PTO board!

The Greenwood PTO is busy preparing for next year and is looking for new executive board members starting June 2019. Open positions are two year terms and include President, Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary. Please email Melissa Gannon at melissacg@verizon.net if you are interested and would like more information!

President – Serve as a liaison with the school and run the PTO meetings
Vice President – Oversee the committees
Treasurer – Maintain the budget and provide an update on the finances at PTO meetings
Secretary – Prepare minutes for all PTO meetings

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Scholastic Book Fair!

Mark Your Calendars for the Book Fair!

March 18-22, 2019

Preview Night- March 15- During Movie Night!
Free Scholastic Raffle During Movie Night!
Book Fair will be open during half days for conferences! If you have any questions, please contact Jacquelyn Kennedy at chrisk38@gmail.com.

The Scholastic Book Fair is coming to Greenwood- Monday, March 18-22nd with a preview day on Friday, March 15 from 6:00-8:00 pm during Movie Night!

There will be a free raffle. Prize is a $25.00 gift card to use at our Book Fair! All may enter!

Who will wear a dinosaur tail? Handmade by our own art teacher, Mrs. Bergman!
Vote for Dr. Marino, Mr. Boyer, Mrs. Weaver or Mr. Rafferty! Whoever collects the most money for the book fair wins!

Please see your child’s Book Fair schedule below to visit the book fair. You can send in money for your child to shop, volunteer during their classroom visit or shop with your child!

Please sign up to volunteer at our Book Fair! We need help setting up and helping the children shop- it is fun!

VOLUNTEER LINK

Lastly, we have a used book sale. All books are $0.50-$1.00. Please donate any gently used books to help! Clean off your shelf to make room for new books! All proceeds benefit the PTO.

Thank you!

Classroom Visits to the Book Fair

Monday, 3/18/19
Cogliano- 9:20-9:40
A. Smith- 9:40-10:00
R. Smith- 10:00-10:20
Thrift- 10:20-10:40
Hall- 10:40-11:00
Bailey- 11:00-11:20
Cassidy- 11:20-11:40
Thomas- 12:20-12:40
Farrell- 1:40-2:00
Orlando- 2:40- 3:00

Tuesday, 3/19/19
Traver- 9:20-9:40
Weaver- 9:40-10:00
Boyer- 10:00-10:20
Carr- 10:40-11:00
Figueroa- 11:00-11:20
Johnson- 11:20-11:40
Leahy (Miller)- 11:40-12:00

Wednesday, 3/20/19
Collins- 9:20-9:40
Chestnut- 9:40-10:00
Taggart- 10:00-10:20
English- 10:40-11:00
Keitch- 11:00-11:20
Conrad- 11:20-11:40
McCarthy- 11:40-12:00

Thursday, 3/21/19
Bogino- 9:20-9:40
Braunstein- 9:40-10:00
Senholzi- 10:00-10:20
Celluci- 11:40-12:00

Friday, 3/22/19
There are no classes scheduled to visit the book fair, but it will still be open for children/parents to shop!

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KCSD to Implement New Visitor Procedures on Friday, February 1st at All Buildings

In an effort to continuously improve upon a safe & secure environment for our students and staff, the District, in collaboration with local law enforcement, identified priorities related to building security which included the revised visitor procedures listed below. These procedures will be implemented at all buildings beginning Friday, February 1st.

Thank you and we truly appreciate your support and cooperation moving forward.


Building Entrance Procedures

  • All visitors must have an appointment.
  • All visitors will be welcomed with a standardized script, and will need to provide their name and purpose of their visit.
  • All visitors shall enter through the main entrance of the school and report immediately to the main office.
  • If leaving an item for a student or staff member, please notify the main office and place the item(s) in the collection box located outside the main entrance to be collected in a timely manner.

Visitor Identification Procedures

  • All visitors must present photo identification. The photo ID will be secured in the main office and will be returned upon sign out.
  • Authorized visitors will be given a red KCSD Visitor lanyard and badge which must be worn at all times while in the building.

*A visitor is considered any person not employed by the KCSD.

Es un esfuerzo continuo por mejorar un entorno seguro para nuestros estudiantes y personal, el distrito escolar en colaboración con las autoridades locales, identificó las prioridades relacionadas con la seguridad del edificio que incluyen los procedimientos revisados ​​para visitantes que se mencionan a continuación.Estos procedimientos se implementarán en todos los edificios, a partir del viernes 1° de febrero.

Agradecemos enormemente su apoyo y cooperación para avanzar.


Procedimientos de entrada al edificio escolar

  • Todos los visitantes deben tener una cita.
  • Todos los visitantes serán recibidos con un guión estandarizado, solicitando su nombre y el propósito de la visita.
  • Todos los visitantes deberán ingresar por la entrada principal de la escuela e informar inmediatamente a la oficina principal.
  • Si va a dejar un artículo para el estudiante o miembro del personal, notifique a la oficina principal y coloque los artículos en la caja de recolección ubicada, afuera de la entrada principal, para que se recojan de manera oportuna.

Procedimientos de identificación para visitantes

  • Todos los visitantes deben presentar una identificación con foto, para inspección en la oficina principal. La identificación se asegurará en la oficina principal y se devolverá al momento de cerrar la sesión y regresar el cordón de visitante.
  • A todos los visitantes autorizados se les entregará un cordón rojo y una insignia de visitante de KCSD que se deben usar en todo momento mientras se encuentre en el edificio escolar.

*Cualquier visitante es considerado persona no empleada por el KCSD.

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KCSD Announces Roll-out of the Anonymous Statewide Reporting System, “Safe2Say Something” (S2SS).

Dear Parents,

In an ongoing effort to increase school safety, I am pleased to announce the roll-out of the anonymous statewide reporting system, “Safe2Say Something” (S2SS). This system allows students, parents, or community members to submit anonymous and confidential tips 24/7 through a website, app, or by phone. A crisis center then reviews and assesses all submissions before forwarding relevant information to law enforcement and/or the school for intervention. Users may report observed threats, behaviors, actions, and harassment such as bullying.

The S2SS program is a youth violence prevention program started by Sandy Hook Promise, a national nonprofit organization focused on preventing violence before it happens by educating and mobilizing youth and adults to identify, intervene, and get help for individuals who may be at-risk of hurting themselves or others.

We will be holding a parent information meeting regarding this new initiative on Tuesday, January 22, at 6:45 p.m. in the Kennett High School Auxiliary Gym. We will also be live streaming the presentation for those who are unable to attend in person. A live stream link will be posted on www.kcsd.org. Additionally, a recording of the meeting and other S2SS resources will be made available on our website.

I look forward to meeting you and answering any questions you may have on January 22. If you are unable to attend and have any questions or concerns, please feel free to reach me directly at (610) 444-6602.

Sincerely,

Barry Tomasetti, Ed.D.

Superintendent

Safe2Say Something Resources

Queridos padres,

En un esfuerzo continuo por aumentar la seguridad escolar, me complace anunciar el lanzamiento del sistema de informes anónimos en todo el estado; “Safe2Say Something” (S2SS). Este Sistema permite a los estudiantes, padres, o miembros de la comunidad, enviar sugerencias anónimas y confidenciales 24 horas del día/7dias de la semana, através de un sitio web, una aplicación, o por teléfono. Una vez enviadas, un centro de crisis revisa y evalúa todas las presentaciones, antes de enviar información relevante a la policía y / o a la escuela para la intervención. Los usuarios pueden reportar amenazas, comportamientos, acciones, y hostigamientos observados, así tambien como el acoso escolar.

El programa S2SS, es un programa de prevención de la violencia juvenil, iniciado por Sandy Hook Promise, una organización nacional, sin fines de lucro que se enfoca en prevenir la violencia, antes de que suceda, educando y movilizando a jóvenes y adultos, para que identifiquen, intervengan, y obtengan ayuda para personas que puedan correr el riesgo de lastimárse, así mismos, o a los demás.

Tendremos una reunion informativa para padres, sobre esta nueva iniciativa, el martes 22 de enero a las 6:45 p.m. en la gimnasio auxiliar de Kennett High School. También transmitiremos la presentación en vivo para aquellos que no puedan asistir en persona. Se publicará un enlace de transmisión en vivo, en www.kcsd.org. Y también una grabación de la reunión y otros recursos de S2SS estarán disponibles en nuestro sitio web.

Espero conocerlos y responder cualquier pregunta que puedan tener el 22 de enero. Si no puede asistir, y tiene alguna pregunta, o inquietud, no dude en comunicarse conmigo directamente al (610) 444-6602.

Sinceramente,

Barry Tomasetti, Ed.D.

Superintendente

Safe2Say Something Resources

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Empty Bowls

Empty Bowls is an international project to help fight hunger. Third and fourth grade students at Greenwood Elementary School made bowls to donate for this special cause. The money raised by this auction event benefits the Kennett Food Cupboard. Through the collaboration of local businesses and chefs a simple meal of fresh soup, salad, and bread is served at the annual “Empty Bowls” lunch or dinner. Participants also take home an empty bowl to remind them of the people they are helping by supporting this event.

Tickets are $30.

For tickets visit www.KACSonline.net or call the Kennett Food Cupboard at 610-925-3556

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