Greenwood Elementary School

Mrs. Walters addressed parents at the Holiday concert for grades Kindergarten through 5th. The event was held at Washington High School.

Reading Coach, Patti Monk and Math Instructional Facilitator, Karen Horner lead Greenwood Elementary teachers and student to academic success. 

GES students wear hats during Red Ribbon week to "put a lid on drugs and bullying"!

A Scholastic Holiday Book Fair makes it possible for students, faculty, and parents at Greenwood Elementary to give the gift of reading. Books were gift wrapped at customer request free of charge!

Our Pre-K Teachers!

The Judy Center helping to educate families at the Back to School night at GES.

UMES Baseball Team members comes to read to GES 5th graders!

Students appreciate the support of the new Assistant Principal at GES!

Students diligently practice keyboarding skills each week with Ms. Tull in computer class.

Our 2nd Grade Teachers!

Parent support is so important to our students at GES. 

Students learning how to utilize online resources at GES.

Our 3rd Grade Teachers!

Parent volunteers work tirelessly at the Bookaneer Book Fair to be sure our GES families are reading!

Parents enjoyed the Pre-K students showcasing their singing talents at the Winter Concert! 


Faculty getting prepped for Sumo Obstacle Course for the United Way Coin Wars! (Left to Right: Mrs. Hicks, Mrs. Walters, Ms. Willey, and Mrs. O'Hara)

Buddy Reading can be fun in the Media Center at GES!

Bookaneer Book Fair In Progress!

Sonrise Church giving back to the community and families of Greenwood Elementary.

Delmarva Shorebirds mascot Sherman encourages students to "Hit The Books!" 

Greenwood Elementary School is the winner of the The Hit the Books Banner! We are so appreciative to Mrs. Maria Parke for her beautiful artwork!

Thanks to a Community Arts Foundation Grant, students are learning to build and program Lego WeDo robots with Mrs. Power in Media.

Delmarva Shorebirds mascot, representatives, and sponsers congratulate students on winning the Hit The Books Banner contest!

Our 1st Grade Teachers!

Greenwood Elementary school in held it's Annual Spelling Bee Friday, January 27th for grades 3rd through 5th. Reading Specialist Patti Monk organized the event while Traci Schneider, Christy Scott, and Karen Horner served as judges. Alexis Brown (pictured left) was the champion of the spelling bee at GES. Aniyah Jones (pictuired right) earned First runner up.

Our Kindergarten Teachers!

Clifford visits students at the Bookaneer Book Fair on Back to School Night!

GES Teacher of the Year for 2017
Joan Hill-Dashiell

Principal Walters and Mrs. Perry encouraging students to participate in the GES Coin Wars to benefit United Way

Grade level team parent conferences at GES!

Younger students are paired with older ones to share the joy of Buddy Reading!

Can't wait to start another year at GES!

Parent volunteer, Ms. Wigfall helps at GES Bookaneer Book Fair. We appreciate our parents at GES!

YoJo kicked off Red Ribbon week at GES teaching students how to recognize and deal with bullying.

Even the faculty at GES gets involved with Red Ribbon Week! Teachers wore crazy hair to promote that we need to use our heads and not do drugs or bully others. (Ms. J. Dryden, Ms. Ward, Mrs. Mason)

Greenwood Elementary held an Ugly Holiday Sweater Contest on Friday, December 16th for faculty and students. This contest was held to help bring food to families in need during the holiday. The school raised $200 and 4 boxes full of food for HOPE ministries in Princess Anne. Somerset County Public School's Board Office Administrators Tom Davis, Tracie Bartemy, Jill Holland, and Mike Bartemy helped to judge winners for PreK-2 and 3-5 students, as well as faculty. 

We are excited to see families at Parent Conference Night! Mrs. Parke provides support for our Spanish speaking families.

New positions at Greenwood Elementary! (Left to Right: Ashley Walters-Principal, Ashleigh Wallace-Instructional Assistant, Dorothy Bell-Jackson-Vice-Principal, Laura Mars-3rd Grade)

UMES Baseball Team helps to make learning fun at Greenwood!

Mrs. Katie Klein-Special Education Teacher

 GES principal, Ashley Walters and Assistant Principal, Mrs. Dorothy Bell-Jackson welcome the UMES Baseball Team will visit Greenwood Elementary monthly to read to students!

Carly Evans serves as Greenwood's ESOL Student Services Teacher and is an asset to our students!

Administration at GES knows how to "treat" faculty and staff. Faculty and staff enjoyed a make your own candy bag recently as a token of appreciation for all that they do to educate and provide for our youth.

GES students having fun and learning about expectations and PBIS!

Back to School Night was a success at GES!

 Greenwood Elementary School was  the only elementary school in Somerset County to receive a grant in the amount of $4,804.00. This grant was made in response to Mrs. Walter's( Principal) and Mrs. Power's(Media Specialist) request for funding to purchase 30 Lego WeDo Kits in order to participate in NASA’s Robotics leagues. 

Mrs. Andrews surprised with the honor of "A Teacher Who Makes A Difference" 

DARE Officer Scott Carew teaches GES students. Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) is a substance abuse prevention education program that seeks to prevent use of controlled drugs, membership in gangs, and violent behavior.

Parents and families of GES students showing support for our country.

Our Specials Teachers!

Faculty Ugly Holiday Sweater winners: (LtoR) Pre-K teacher-Joan Hill-Dashiell, Guidance Counselor-Stephanie O'Hara,and Instructional Assistant-Ashleigh Wallace 

GES Principal, Ashley Walters pictured with 5th grader, Jorryn Smith wearing matching "Oh Snap!" gingerbread man holiday sweaters!    

Greenwood Elementary announces and celebrates the 2017 Teacher of the Year for 2017! GES Teacher of the Year Joan Hill-Dashiell was surprised with a beautiful banner, flowers, and balloons from her family after the announcement was made.


Wayne & Lisa Muir of HOPE ministries in Princess Anne accepting Greenwood Elementary's donation of  $200 and 4 boxes full of food for HOPE ministries in Princess Anne. Greenwood Elementary held an Ugly Holiday Sweater Contest on Friday, December 16th for faculty and students to raise donations for this charity. Wayne & Lisa Muir of HOPE ministries are pictured here with GES Principal, Ashley Walters and Assistant Principal, Dorothy Bell-Jackson.

Sonrise Church helped to sponsor delicious treats to Greenwood Elementary's students and families on Back to School Night.

Wonderful changes for GES! 

Students are encouraged to put coins in their favorite staff member's jar for our United Way Coin Wars!

Kindergarten teacher, Mrs. Hicks and Principal, Mrs. Walters suited up for a Sumo Wrestling event for students for the United Way Coin Wars!

3rd grade-5th grade Ugly Holiday Sweater winners (LtoR) - Legend Gregory (5th), Michelle Jones (4th), Ma'Kyla Brown (4

Greenwood Elementary's Principal Ashley Walters and Vice Principal Dorothy Bell-Jackson

Families know the importance of reading and utilizing the Scholastic Book Fair at Greenwood Elementary.

Mr. Matt Logan- Special Education Teacher

Parents learning about how student announcements build community at Greenwood Elementary.

Ms. LaRue beams with pride while watching Greenwood Chorus students shine at the Holiday Concert.

Our 4th Grade Teachers!

Pre-K-2nd grade Ugly Holiday Sweater  winners (LtoR) - Arie McQuarley(K), Jackson Dixon (2nd), Paisley Centner (PreK), Wynita Ayers(2nd)

Greenwood Elementary announces and celebrates the 2017 Teacher of the Year for 2017! (pictured Left to Right; Assistant Principal: Dorothy Bell-Jackson, GES Teacher of the Year: Joan Hill-Dashiell, Principal: Ashley Walters.

Local Girl Scout troops offering crafts and education on their troop to GES families.

Greenwood Elementary announces and celebrates the 2017 Teacher of the Year for 2017! GES Teacher of the Year Joan Hill-Dashiell is pictured here with her family.

Students are utilizing E-books in the Media center for Animated Storytime.

Sonrise Church offered yummy snocones on Back to School Night.

Our 5th Grade Teachers!

News & Announcements

Teacher Newsletters!

Want to know what is going on each week in your child's class? Click here and see each grade level's class newsletters. Just click on the grade level and then select "newsletters" on the right hand side of that page.

GES Spelling Bee Winners

Greenwood Elementary's spelling bee was be held on Friday, January 27th, at 9:00 a.m. for students in grades 3-5. Fifth grader, Alexis Brown (pictured on the left) was chosen to represent our school at the regional spelling bee at UMES on Saturday, March 5th, at 10:00 a.m. Aniyah Jones (pictured on the right) was chosen as the First Runner up in the competition.

"Hit the Books" will kick off at GES on January 19th with an appearance by Sherman the Shorebird!

"Hit the Books" will kick off on January 19th with an appearance by Sherman the Shorebird. Students will be given a bookmark and asked to read and record four books that they read over the next four weeks. Those who complete the bookmark will receive two complimentary tickets to a future Shorebirds game as well as walk in the pregame parade. The homeroom with the highest percentage of returned bookmarks will get an ice cream party!

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Upcoming Events

GES SIT Meeting-Parents please attend!

Date: 2/22/2017, 4 PM
A&S Meeting
Date: 2/23/2017, 8:30 AM 12 PM
Location: Central Office
Princess Anne Library Play Pals-Sponsored by Judy Center
Date: 2/23/2017, 10 AM 11 AM
Location: Princess Anne Library
GES Mid-Term Progress Reports Go Home

Date: 2/24/2017
Level Principal Meeting
Date: 2/24/2017, 9 AM 11 AM
Location: WES and WAHS