Greenwood Elementary School

Greenwood's Principal Ashley Walters spends time at the Gala celebrating Alexis Coleman as our Teacher of the Year.

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

Teacher of the Year 2017-18 

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

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). 

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

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. 

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!

Kindness matters at GES!

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

5th Grade Teachers at GES

Yum! Taco Tuesday for Title One at Greenwood!


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!

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

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

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

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

Bryan Collier dropped by GES to donate a signed copy of his newest book City Shapes. He is an American writer and illustrator known best for illustrating children's books. He won both the Coretta Scott King Award, as illustrator, and the Ezra Jack Keats New Illustrator Award for Uptown, the first book he both wrote and illustrated. He has won six King Awards as illustrator and he is a four-time Caldecott honor recipient.

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

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. 

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

Outdoor learning is fun at GES!

Learning with a fun Science Assembly!

4th Grade teachers at GES

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

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

Greenwood Elementary faculty and staff come to celebrate Alexis Coleman at the Teacher of the Year Gala.

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.

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

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

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!

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

Greenwood Elementary's Teacher of the Year heading to her TOY Luncheon by Limo.

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

Symphony 21 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.

TOY luncheon to celebrate our GES 2018 Teacher of the Year

Mrs. Parke provides support for our Spanish speaking families.

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

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.

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

Students made their own signs to cheer our Teacher of the Year, Alexis Coleman on her way.

Students create hallways of cheering and signs to show their support for Teacher of the Year, Alexis Coleman.

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

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

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!

Responsible students serve as hostesses for events at GES!

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

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. 

Greenwood Elementary faculty and staff come to celebrate Alexis Coleman at the Teacher of the Year Gala.

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. 

Director of Schools Tracie Bartemy congratulates Greenwood's Teacher of the Year Alexis Coleman as she heads to the TOY luncheon limo ride.

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

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

 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!

Experimenting and having fun at the Science Assembly!

Students cheering for our Teacher of the Year!

Teacher of the Year 2017-18 

Pumpkin painting with Miss Flores

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!

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

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.

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

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). 

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

Crazy Sock day for Red Ribbon Week at Greenwood!

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.   

4th Grade fun at GES!

Derrick Barnes recently visited Greenwood Elementary students. He is the author of the critically acclaimed picture book CROWN: An Ode To The Fresh Cut (Denene Millner Books/Agate Bolden) which recently won the 2018 EZRA JACK KEATS AWARD. It was also a HUGE winner at the American Library Association’s Youth Media Awards, taking home FOUR Honor awards: the Coretta Scott King Author Honor, Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor, Newberry Honor, and the Caldecott Honor. 

Greenwood Elementary faculty and staff celebrate with Alexis Coleman at the Teacher of the Year Gala.

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

Greenwood Elementary teachers come to celebrate Alexis Coleman at the Teacher of the Year Gala.

Students cheering for our Teacher of the Year!

Greenwood's Teacher of the Year Alexis Coleman.

Greenwood Elementary faculty and staff had a blast coming to support and celebrate Alexis Coleman at the Teacher of the Year Gala.

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!

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. 

Greenwood Elementary's students and faculty cheering for our Teacher of the Year!

Students learn how to spread kindness with The Ned Show.

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

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

GES students congratulating our Teacher of the Year Alexis Coleman

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

December Students of the Month

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

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

Derrick Barnes, author of the critically acclaimed picture book CROWN: An Ode To The Fresh Cut, recently visited GES students.

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

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 Elementary's administration poses with the 2017-18 Teacher of the Year, Alexis Coleman. 

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.

November Greenwood Character Students of the Month

GES students congratulating our Teacher of the Year, Alexis Coleman.

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

Author Bryan Collier visits students and donates his new book City Shapes to Greenwood Elementary.

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!

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

Greenwood's Principal Ashley Walters escorts Alexis Coleman as our Teacher of the Year at the Gala.

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 to celebrate our GES 2018 Teacher of the Year

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

GES outdoor learning! 

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

3rd Grade teachers at GES

Students cheering for our Teacher of the Year!

Experimenting and having fun at the Science Assembly!

Learning to be scientists with experiments at the Science Assembly.

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

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

Teacher of the Year Gala 2017-18

2nd Grade Teachers at GES

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

TOY luncheon to celebrate our GES 2018 Teacher of the Year

Students cheering for our Teacher of the Year!

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

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

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

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.

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!

Students learning how to utilize online resources at GES.

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Upcoming Events

Memorial Day-School System Closed
Date: 5/28/2018
Location: School System
Memorial Day-Schools Closed for Students and Teachers
Date: 5/28/2018
GES A Day
Date: 5/29/2018
Play Pals-Crisfield-Sponsored by the Judy Center
Date: 5/29/2018, 10 AM 11 AM
Location: Crisfield Library
GES B Day
Date: 5/30/2018