Sunday, September 13, 2015

Open House and Fun Run - PTO Weekly Update 09-13-15

Glenridge Elementary’s first annual healthy living event! Join us on the playground SaturdaySeptember 19th. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m., the Fun Run will begin at 10:00 a.m.
All family members are encouraged to participate, proceeds will be put towards field trip transportation for all students.
For a $2 per person registration fee on our obstacle course you will:
• try to walk the tightrope
• experience bubble world
• do the hula hoop hop
• and much, much more
Keep the fundraising going by getting pledges to sponsor you on your trips through the obstacle course. Get a copy of the form here.

Glenridge Open House and Curriculum Night

Come to Curriculum Night and meet your student's teacher(s) and find out about the class schedule, homework expectations and plans for the year. You will also have the chance to meet other parents and staff members.

September 15, 2015, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm in the auditorium, child care is provided for those who need it.

Thank You!

Thank you to everyone who came out to the PTO meeting.  It was so nice to see so many new faces. We'd love to see even more at the next meeting! Come help us plan future events and fundraisers. All parents and guardians are welcome. Plan to be there now.  October 13, 2015 at 7:00 pm.

Volunteer at Glenridge

Be a part of the team that makes Glenridge Elementary a strong and effective learning environment. Research shows that when families get involved in school, children do better. They perform better on tests, get better grades and have fewer discipline problems. Check out opportunities to help here.

Attention Volunteers

Are you planning on volunteering in the classroom, as an art docent, or on field trips? You need to fill out a volunteer form and have your fingerprints taken. Call the Glenridge office to make an appointment (253-373-7494). 

Box Tops and Labels for Education Contest

Are you clipping? Between now and October 16th, bring in your Box Tops and Labels for education in a bag/envelope marked with your student's name and their teacher. The class with the most participants and the class that collects the most will win prizes! Each label is worth 10¢! Send in your labels today!


The Glenridge Health Room is in need of sweat pants/jeans in sizes 4-10 for both boys and girls. Please send in gently used or new pants to the office.

Late Start and Spirit Wear Day

Late start Wednesdays (September 23October 28December 2January 13,February 3March 2April 20May 11 and June 1) wear your Glenridge t-shirt or school colors (navy blue, forest green and maroon red) and show your Voyager pride!

Picture Day

Glenridge student picture day September 29rd. Pictures will be taken throughout the day come with your best smile and dressed in your best. Information coming home soon.

Popcorn Friday

Friday, October 2nd popcorn will be sold during afternoon recess. Remember to send 50¢ to school, please bring the exact change, it will help the process move faster and give students more time to enjoy their popcorn. Money raised will support Glenridge programs.

Glenridge Bowling Day

October 18th, Spend the day having fun bowling with family and friends and support Glenridge too! Watch for more information coming home soon.

Value Village Donation Drive

Clean out your house and help Glenridge at the same time. On November 14th Value village will accept donations from you and in return will donate money back to Glenridge.  Start setting items aside now!
Plan ahead, see the Glenridge PTO calendar here.

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