Greenwood Elementary

News and Announcements

New Monthly Newsletters Provide Great Information for District Families

The Carol M. White PEP Grant, which was awarded to District 200 two years ago, is focused on improving physical activity and nutrition habits for our students.  As an initiative of the grant, we are excited to introduce two monthly newsletters, Nutrition Nuggets and Teen Food & Fitness. The newsletters offer practical ideas to improve nutrition and physical activity habits.

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D200 Employees Recognized for Service

More than 1000 total years of hard work were recognized recently at the District’s annual back-to-school kick-off meeting for all staff.  Fifty-seven staff members from all areas of the district were recognized and thanked for their contributions.  Special congratulations went to Kirk Benda, Joy Fister, Kathy Shea and Tom White, for 30 years of service.  Please see “Read more” below for photos and a listing of all who were honored.

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Welcome to the Elementary Band Program!

District 200 5th grade families – now is the time to join band!  In the first few weeks of school, all 5th grade students will see a band instrument demonstration assembly, hear all the instruments and learn about how band works, and then get the opportunity to try out the instrument choices. The Band Handbook and registration materials will be going home shortly after the assembly to get students signed up.  

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4th Grade Orchestra Begins Soon!

4th Grade Beginning Orchestra will be starting very soon!  The students will hear demonstration concerts on Friday, August 19th at their elementary school.  The instruments are Violin, Viola, Cello, and Bass.  The 4th grade students will all receive information packets to bring home on August 19th. 

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New System Allows Parents Easy Access to Bus Routing Information

District 200 is pleased to announce the implementation of a new online system which will allow parents easy access to current bus routing information. The information available to parents reflects all changes in busing routes.  However, it does not provide real-time tracking of buses. See "Read more" below for log-in information.  The log-in link can also be accessed from all school websites by using the blue navigational bar on the left side of the page, labeled "Bus Route Info."

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Welcome Back

Dear Parents,   On behalf of the entire Greenwood Elementary School Staff, I would like to welcome you to the 2016-2017 school year.  The most important relationship, other than teacher and student, is the relationship the staff has with the parents involved in our school.  We cherish the relationships we have with all of the parents and guardians of students in our school.  We want to continue to build on these relationships as we move into this new school year.     

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Help Your Bus Driver Find You!

As we prepare for a new school year, the D200 Transportation Department has an important reminder for our rural families: Please make sure that your address is clearly marked in front of your driveway or road so the bus driver can easily find your stop.

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Technology comes to Greenwood

Next school year, the students at Greenwood School will each be issued a one-to-one device.  Your child will be able to use this device both at home and at school.

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Greenwood School Improvement Plan

Each year, in conjunction with the District 200 Executive Team, the Greenwood Teachers write and follow a School Improvement Plan.  The School Improvement Plan is directly connected to the District 200 Strategic Plan.  This year’s plan has five specific goals for the students, teachers and families of Greenwood Elementary School. 

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Some Ideas to Help Keep Our Kids Safe Online

Please monitor what your children are doing online.   We remind each student of the proper uses of online resources at the beginning of each school year and throughout the year.  We talk to them about never giving out personal information online and make sure that they always know who they are communicating with online.   See "Read more" below for a link to an internet safety site with some tips to think about in your home. 

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Upcoming Events

September 27, 2016

Band Rental Parent Meeting at Northwood MS

September 27, 2016

Board of Education Meeting

October 11, 2016

Board of Education Meeting

October 19, 2016

One Hour Late Start

October 25, 2016

Greenwood Fifth Grade Porgram

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