Greenwood Elementary School

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)

Sonrise Church offered yummy snocones on Back to School Night.

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

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

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!

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

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

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

Our 5th Grade Teachers!

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

Can't wait to start another year at GES!

Bookaneer Book Fair In Progress!

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

Our 1st Grade Teachers!

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

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

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

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)

Mrs. Katie Klein-Special Education Teacher

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

Mr. Matt Logan- Special Education Teacher

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

Our Pre-K Teachers!

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

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

Our 2nd Grade Teachers!

Students learning how to utilize online resources at GES.

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

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

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. 

Parent support is so important to our students at GES. 

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

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.

Grade level team parent conferences at GES!

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

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.

GES students having fun and learning about expectations and PBIS!

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

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

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

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

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!

Back to School Night was a success at GES!

 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!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Our Kindergarten Teachers!

Our Specials Teachers!

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

Our 3rd Grade Teachers!

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

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

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)

Wonderful changes for GES! 

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

 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. 

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

News & Announcements

"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!

Teacher Newsletters!

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School Uniform Guidelines

Somerset County Public School Board of Education will continue with mandatory school uniforms for all schools. All students are required to dress in uniforms daily unless it is a designated casual or dress for success day. Note: See policy #600-12 for additional requirements

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Upcoming Events

Schools Closed for Martin Luther King Day

Date: 1/16/2017
Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King's Birthday-Schools Closed
Date: 1/16/2017, 8 AM 9 AM
Location: Systemwide
Closed Board of Education Meeting
Date: 1/17/2017, 4 PM 6 PM
Location: Central Office
Open Board of Education Meeting
Date: 1/17/2017, 6 PM 7:30 PM
Location: Central Office
GES "Hit the Books" will kick off with an appearance by Sherman the Shorebird!

Date: 1/19/2017