Sunday, August 2, 2015

Checking in! PTO SUMMER UPDATE 08/02/15

We hope everyone is having a fabulous summer!  

To help plan for the upcoming school year, the PTO will be meeting informally on Monday, August 17th.  For details on how to attend, please email the PTO at  There's an exciting year ahead - and we need you to help to make it great!

Reading Around the Clock

Have your students been participating in the schools summer reading program?  Every student who returns areading log will be invited to a Summer Reading Celebration and every time a reading goal is met students earnadditional prizes!  Make sure you are keeping track of your minutes!

Support Glenridge All Year!

Just because it's summer doesn't mean you can't continue to help.  There are lots of ways to contribute:
  • Shop Using AmazonSmile and Amazon will contribute .05% of all qualifying purchases.
  • Target donates 1% of all credit or REDcard purchases to Glenridge.
  • Fred Meyer donates to Glenridge every time you use your Fred Meyer Rewards Card.
  • Register your Safeway and Bartell Drug cards with eScrips and earn money for Glenridge with each visit.
  • Smith Brothers Farms earns $20 for Glenridge with every new sign up.
  • Keep saving all Box Tops and Labels for Education each one earns money for Glenridge.
  • Put aside all your unwanted and outgrown clothes for a Value Village fundraiser in November.
  • You can write a check or send cash in any amount and even specify where you would like the money spent like Accelerated Reader, field trip transportation, drama program or classroom supplies. It's tax deductible too! Be sure to check with your employer many great companies will make matching donations!

School Supplies

With only four weeks left of summer it's time to start gathering school supplies! Get the list of what your student needshere.  Be sure to follow our Facebookpage for weekly updates on the best prices!


In cooperation with The Interurban Center for the Arts (sponsored by the Green River Community College Foundation), Glenridge PTO volunteers provide monthly art lessons to all of our students. The Art Docent program at Glenridge gives our students an opportunity to learn about different artists and works of art from different cultures.  We have a wonderful set of art to share this year; volunteer to help with this amazing program!  Contact us today!

Back to School Ice Cream Social & Reading Night

Come meet your teacher, drop off school supplies and have a cold treat!

This is a fun event to say hi to friends, and see what great things to expect in the coming year.
Wed., August 26, 2015 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Glenridge Garden Cleanup and Plant Drive

Parents, students, friends, alumni, and Green Team are invited to bring garden tools and willing hands to weed, cut back overgrown ivy, and beautify our school garden planters before school starts. Contact Lorena Long with questions or to coordinate garden donations. Find out more here.
Sat., August 29, 2015
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 

School Starts Monday, August 31, 2015 at 9:30 a.m.

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