Wednesday, October 7, 2020

 October 2020 Newsletter

Welcome to the 2020 - 2021 Glenridge Elementary school year.  None of us could have ever imagined that our school year would start out with remote learning.  We want you to know that the Glenridge Elementary PTO is still here and we will to continue helping support our school community.  The PTO Board met over the summer to brainstorm ideas and we plan on making this year awesome for our students.  

Follow us on Facebook or here on our blog to keep up to date with events and what is happening!

Book Fair is Here!

Our Fall Book Fair is online this year! The online store will be open
October 5th – 18th at
 All purchases will be shipped directly to families, free shipping on book-only orders over $25.

Mod Pizza Fundraiser for Glenridge PTO

October 8, 2020 - 10:30am - 10pm

You can participate in this fundraiser by:

Take out * Delivery * Pick up

MOD Pizza will accept your order in several ways:
Restaurant Website * Storefront Walk-in

Please read the instructions below, so that MOD Pizza knows you are with the GroupRaise Meal for Glenridge Elementary PTO, and your group will get 20% of your meal’s price donated back!

Restaurant Website
Visit MOD Pizza's online order website. Use the coupon code of "GR158176G" and 20% of your meal’s price will be donated back to Glenridge Elementary PTO.

Storefront Walk-in
Visit the location at 13030 SE Kent Kangley Road, Kent 98030 and they will take your order from their storefront for take-out. Mention that you are with Glenridge Elementary PTO before placing your order.

Thank you to Jacqueline for taking time to host our first Virtual PTO Art Night.  She taught us how to draw cows, sheep, pigs, horses, and other animals.  Watching the creativity during the event was great.  Everyone had so much fun!  You can check out some the awesome artwork on our Facebook page.

PTO October Fall Party!

We are cooking up some great ideas for a fun virtual Fall celebration!  Save the date and register today to join the party!

Wednesday, October 28th
Zoom link will be sent via email
Register Here:

Next PTO Meeting

Please join us for our next PTO meeting Tuesday October 13th, 6:30-8pm.  Zoom link and meeting agenda will be posted on our website and Facebook page the day before.

Become a Glenridge Art Docent

Support art at Glenridge by volunteering as an Art Docent!  Art Docents lead short art lessons for classes during the normal online learning day.  Email for more information.

PTO Tech Support

Can you or your student use help with using school computers or online learning programs? Email to get family-to-family tech help over the phone or video call!

Glenridge Fall Fundraiser

We’re getting excited for our Fall fundraiser and leadership program with Apex Leadership Co., coming up November 2 -13th!  Stay tuned for more info coming soon!

PTO Supports Online Learning

The PTO purchased Whooo’s Reading, RazKids, and Spelling City subscriptions for Glenridge classrooms this year! Do you have ideas for other ways we ca
n support our school?  Let us know at!

We want to partner with you!  There are so many big and small ways to participate in the PTO and support Glenridge – you don’t have to have a lot of time or even come to a meeting to make a difference.  We invite parents, guardians, grandparents and other family and community members to consider volunteering with the PTO – you can organize an event, work on an ongoing project, or contribute to the running of the PTO itself.  Email -  we’d love to talk with you more about it! 

Order Your 2019-20 Yearbook

Last year’s yearbooks are now available to purchase! Get yours at

Each book is $12. We have a few on hand and will start a wait list for more if we need to.  Don't miss out on your chance to get this great keepsake!

Laptop Support

The Kent School District (KSD) Customer Support Center (CSC) offers ongoing laptop support by appointment on Thursdays from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Make an appointment and visit the KSD Administration Center to:

  • Have your laptop repaired or swapped out for another.
  • Pick up a laptop for a KSD student.
  • Drop off a laptop for a student leaving KSD.
  • Pick up a hotspot (quantities are extremely limited due to national shortages).

If you are unable to pick-up a device during a Thursday appointment, please contact your school's principal to see what other options may be available to you.

Free Breakfast and Lunch Boxes

Free meals are available to all children and teens 18-years-old and younger every Wednesday from 2:00-4:00 p.m. at select locations across Kent School District. If your family is having trouble accessing one of these sites for any reason, please reach out to us - we have volunteers that can help!  Learn more at

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