Greenwood Elementary School

Yum! Taco Tuesday for Title One at Greenwood!


GES Custodian and Bus Contractor Koly Ward has students helpers throughout the day to help create special bonds with students.

Mrs. Parke provides support for our Spanish speaking families.

Parents signing up for a fun night at Greenwood's Taco Tuesday Title One Night!

Matt de la Peña is the New York Times bestselling, Newbery Medal winning author of six young adult novels (including Mexican WhiteBoy, We Were Here and The Living) and four picture books (including Last Stop on Market Street and Love). Here he is congratulating student writing winners. 

United Way Coin Wars at Greenwood Elementary helped to raise money for our local United Way chapter.

Crazy Sock day for Red Ribbon Week at Greenwood!

Holistic Life foundations founders Atman Smith, Ali Smith,  and Andres Gonzalez came to our Taco Tuesday Title One night at GES to teach parents how to practice mindful moments with their children. 

Giving back to military troops is an important service for our Greenwood Eagles! These students have made care packages and letters for our troops.

Greenwood's Instructional Facilitators (Left to Right) Maria Williams, Karen Horner and Kari Pusey

Our creative 3rd Grade teacher Miss Flores makes team t-shirts designed to celebrate special school events! Here is "Students are 100 days Smarter" shirts to celebrate the 100th day of school!

Science investigations at GES in Ms. Stewart-Brown's class.

GES students and their families attended McTeacher's Night at the Princess Anne McDonald's where faculty and staff served up food and fun!

Greenwood's Administration helping to congratulate and celebrate our 2018 Teacher of the Year Alexis Coleman!

Administration at GES constantly provides perks for faculty and staff like this cozy yet tasty hot chocolate station!

5th Grade Teachers at GES

Greenwood's 5th Grade teachers enjoying the scenery after the MSEA Convention in Ocean City Maryland

Outdoor learning is fun at GES!

The school store is up and running and will be open every Monday and Wednesday morning!

Daily mindfulness exercises on video announcements in the morning and afternoon help keep Greenwood students stay centered and focused.

Assistant Principals (left to right) Bell-Jackson and O'Hara enjoyed Sport Jersey Day for Red Ribbon week at GES

Miss Coleman's family helped her celebrate Teacher fo the Year when she was announced as the winner on  February 23rd.

Faculty of GES wore Sumo Wrestling suits for Coin Wars at Greenwood Elementary.

Here is Mrs. Holland-Crockett working the drive-thru! GES students and their families attended McTeacher's Night at the Princess Anne McDonald's where faculty and staff served up food and fun!

Third-grade teachers Miss Finch and Miss Sandrock celebrate the 100th days of school at GES!

GES is "Grabbing Their HATS and reading with a cat!" To celebrate Read Across America at GES, students were encouraged to wear their favorite hat with their uniforms on March 2nd.

 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!

Flexible seating, mood lighting, and mindfulness exercises on posters in the Mindfulness areas help to guide students with focusing better on doing their best to make healthy choices in school and life.   

December Students of the Month

WInner of the Family Night's Discovery Center Prize basket with Principal, Ashley Walters

Parents enjoyed Breakfast of Champions learning sessions at each grade level this quarter at Greenwood Elementary 

GES welcomes our new teachers! This picture shows all of our new teachers with their principal Mrs. Ashley Walters.

2nd Grade Teachers at GES

Students learning how to utilize online resources at GES.

American Red Cross visited GES to provide training to 3rd through 5th-grade students.

Lots of celebration among students and faculty for Greenwood's Teacher of the Year, Alexis Coleman.

The Ned Show visited Greenwood Elementary to teach kindness to students.

TOY luncheon to celebrate our GES 2018 Teacher of the Year

Our Assistant Principal, Mrs. Dot Bell-Jackson has the whole world in her hands!

Responsible students serve as hostesses for events at GES!

Gotta love these smiling faces! Miss Meddings, Mrs. Perry, and Miss Nicolas provide service with a smile at McTeacher's Night! 

Greenwood Students learning first hand at Maryland's own Assateague State Park which is Maryland's only oceanfront park. It is located on Assateague Island, a barrier island bordered by the Atlantic Ocean on the east and the Sinepuxent Bay on the west. 

Matt de la Peña is visiting with student writing winners as they share their creations. The New York Times bestselling, Newbery Medal winning author of six young adult novels (including Mexican WhiteBoy, We Were Here and The Living) and four picture books (including Last Stop on Market Street and Love). 

Budding researchers are collaborating to teach others about what they have learned!

Getting up close and personal with animals makes learning so exciting!

4th Grade teachers at GES

Every Friday Greenwood Eagles wear these bracelets made by our 5th-grade students to honor those men and women serving in the military to keep our country safe. 

Mrs. Holland-Laird's students exceeded our goal of raising $25 to provide a grandpa in need gifts for the holiday season. This class raised $47 and we were able to buy every item on his wishlist.

Students learn how to spread kindness with The Ned Show.

Parents enjoyed Breakfast of Champions learning sessions at each grade level this quarter at Greenwood Elementary 

The Ladies Club that Miss Coleman leads after-school at GES helped to congratulate her on Teacher of the Year. 

GES students and families had a blast in the bouncy houses while parents gained training on mindfulness, PowerSchool, the Wonders reading curriculum online, and our school-wide Class DoJo online behavioral/parent communication program. What a success for Greenwood's  Taco Tuesday Title One Night!

GES bit into a juicy apple and joined the state-wide synchronized apple crunch event "Hear the Maryland Crunch!" 

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

TOY luncheon to celebrate our GES 2018 Teacher of the Year

Mrs. Wallace and Ms. Cullen are all smiles! GES students and their families attended McTeacher's Night at the Princess Anne McDonald's where faculty and staff served up food and fun!

GES is "Grabbing Their HATS and reading with a cat!" To celebrate Read Across America at GES, students and faculty were encouraged to wear their favorite hat with their uniforms on March 2nd.

TOY luncheon with a delicious cake to celebrate our GES 2018 Teacher of the Year.

McTeacher's Night at the Princess Anne McDonald's where GES faculty and staff served up food and fun!

Teachers who did not earn enough coins during the United Way Coin War were tortured in front of students, having to eat baby food and having eggs cracked over their heads were just a few of the penalties!

Students are meeting other Somerset County graduates like this one who are educating  GES Eagles on giving back to our country through military duty.

Students donate to United Way to earn a "Balloon Pop" with a special prize inside the balloon they choose to pop! 

Pumpkin painting PBIS incentive in Mrs. Holland-Laird's class 

Somerset County Media Specialists meet renown children's author and poet Kwame Alexander at the Maryland Association of School Librarians 2017 conference.  Alexander is a poet, educator, New York Times Bestselling author of 21 books, and recipient of the 2015 Newbery Medal for his book The Crossover.

4th Grade fun at GES!

Greenwood's 2018 Teacher of the Year 5th Grade Teacher, Alexis Coleman

Mrs. Perry making artwork out of ice cream! GES students and their families attended McTeacher's Night at the Princess Anne McDonald's where faculty and staff served up food and fun!

Kindness matters at GES!

GES outdoor learning! 

November Greenwood Character Students of the Month

American Red Cross visited GES to provide training to 3rd through 5th-grade students.

GES 5th grade student Reagan Davis picking out what he will order at McTeacher Night!

TOY luncheon to celebrate our GES 2018 Teacher of the Year

As part of the New Show, students were given a prize from Kenya to share with someone in the audience that they didn't know as an example of showing kindness to others. 

The health of students is of the utmost importance at GES.

Members of Greenwood Elementary faculty and staff volunteered their time on Friday, March 2nd to H.O.P.E. Ministries of Delmarva.  H.O.P.E. Ministries was birthed in the hearts of a few individuals back in 2014 to start a feeding center in Somerset County starting in the Princess Anne, MD community. H.O.P.E. stands for Helping Others Prepare for Eternity and their mission is to feed the hungry of Somerset County.

Pumpkin painting with Miss Flores

Symphony 21 at GES

Students donate to United Way to earn a  "Balloon Pop" with a special prize inside the balloon they choose to pop! What a fun way to give back to our community through United Way!

Staff and faculty serving up Tacos on Tuesday for GES Title One Night!

Mr. Weintraught learning the ropes! GES students and their families attended McTeacher's Night at the Princess Anne McDonald's where faculty and staff served up food and fun!

Parents enjoyed Breakfast of Champions learning sessions at each grade level this quarter at Greenwood Elementary 

Jason Lewis, aka "Humble Tip," performed "A Beautiful Tomorrow" assembly for students at Greenwood Elementary on Thursday, March 8th reminding students to work to achieve their dreams and fight bullying. He promoted academic success to students and has a deep connection with and passion for this youthful generation. Humble Tip is determined and focused on making an impact on the culture through his powerful words and concert-style rapping events.

Matt de la Peña visited Greenwood and Woodson students for our Author visit organized by Somerset County Public Schools. He the New York Times bestselling, Newbery Medal winning author of six young adult novels (including Mexican WhiteBoy, We Were Here and The Living) and four picture books (including Last Stop on Market Street and Love). 

Getting fresh air and socializing is still a part of the student day at Greenwood Elementary.

Wonderful Somerset County staff and faculty at Taco Tuesday night for Title One!

Our Greenwood Elementary Administration-(left-right) Stephanie O'Hara, Ashley Walters, and Dot Bell-Jackson

GES is "Grabbing Their HATS and reading with a cat!" To celebrate Read Across America at GES, students and faculty were encouraged to wear their favorite hat with their uniforms on March 2nd.

3rd Grade teachers at GES

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Upcoming Events

GES D Day
Date: 4/19/2018
GES Spring Picture Day
Date: 4/19/2018
A&S Meeting
Date: 4/19/2018, 8 AM 12 PM
Location: Conference Room A- Central Office
Assistant Principal A&S Meeting
Date: 4/19/2018, 8 AM 12 PM
Location: Conference Room A-Central Office
Princess Anne Library Play Pals-Sponsored by Judy Center
Date: 4/19/2018, 10 AM 11 AM
Location: Princess Anne Library