Greenwood Elementary School

Join us at Greenwood Elementary School on February 21, 2018 at 6:00 in the cafeteria for our second Parent Advisory Council meeting.

Join us at Greenwood Elementary School on February 21, 2018 at 6:00 in the cafeteria for our second Parent Advisory Council meeting. Students who have a parent attend will earn a FREE causal day on Friday, February 23rd!!

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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. 

December Students of the Month

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

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.   

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

Responsible students serve as hostesses for events at GES!

5th Grade Teachers at GES

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.

 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!

Pumpkin painting with Miss Flores

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

Crazy Sock day for Red Ribbon Week at Greenwood!

Kindness matters 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!

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!

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

Outdoor learning is fun at GES!

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

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. 

4th Grade fun at GES!

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

November Greenwood Character Students of the Month

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

4th Grade teachers at GES

Yum! Taco Tuesday for Title One at Greenwood!


Mrs. Parke provides support for our Spanish speaking families.

3rd Grade teachers at GES

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

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

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

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

Students learning how to utilize online resources at GES.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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!

GES outdoor learning! 

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. 

News & Announcements

Teacher Newsletters!

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GES Hit the Books Reading Program will begin on Tuesday, January 16, 2018!

We will be participating in Hit the Books again this year! This year’s Hit the Books Reading Program will begin on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 (Day after Martin Luther King Day) and cover a six-week period concluding on Friday, February 23, 2018. During this time, each student is asked to read a minimum of four (4) books, record each book on his/her bookmark and return the bookmark to their homeroom teacher. The Shorebirds will reward every student who completes the “Hit the Books” program with two FREE tickets for their school’s designated night at the ballpark.

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Upcoming Events

GES C Day
Date: 2/21/2018
GES Faculty Meeting
Date: 2/21/2018, 4 PM
GES SIT Meeting
Date: 2/21/2018, 5 PM
GES Parent Advisory Meeting
Date: 2/21/2018, 6 PM
Location: Join us at Greenwood Elementary School on February 21, 2018 at 6:00 in the cafeteria for our second Parent Advisory Council meeting.
GES D Day
Date: 2/22/2018