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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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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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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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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