Monday, May 20, 2013
Dana Croatt and Steven Newcomer were introduced by the district at Monday's Greenfield School Board meeting.
The transformation of the Greenfield School District administrative team continued Monday. One month after Lisa Elliott was named the district’s new superintendent, Dana Croatt has been chosen to be Maple Grove Elementary School’s third principal in three years, and Steven Newcomer was named principal of Glenwood Elementary School. Croatt will slide in for Melissa Yow, who took a position with another school district after her one year in Greenfield. Croatt has eight years of teaching experience and has been a principal for the last four years at schools in Arizona, including a K-8 school that she helped open in 2011. As a teacher, Croatt, who received her doctorate in K-12 Educational Leadership from the University of Southern California…
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Students worked with their parents, along with representatives from the Milwaukee Art Museum on projects they were able to take home.
Scores of parents were invited to Glenwood Elementary School to see their children's work on display in a gallery for the school's Arts' Night on Tuesday. The gallery was the results of the school's art teacher, Kristen Kieckhaefer, principal Dan Carr said. In addition, representatives from the Milwaukee Art Museum, through a program sponsored by Kohl's, were on hand to lead parents and students alike through three art projects. Parents and students got a chance to work together on projects and take them home. Meanwhile, retired art teacher Yotti Lynch former Glenwood student and student teacher Sharon Strickler volunteered to do face painting with the students. In the addition, the night featured a visit from CTC Supplies, which was on …
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Two administrative positions are currently vacant, and three more are expected to be by the end of the school year. With a new superintendent at the helm, district officials are ready to move on filling those spots.
The hiring of Lisa Elliott as the new superintendent should set off a chain reaction of administrative hirings within the Greenfield School District over the next 7-8 weeks. Interim Superintendent David Ewald said the district would now shift its focus to hiring a business manager, principals at Glenwood and Maple Grove elementary schools and two coordinators now that Elliott has agreed to replace Conrad Farner, starting July 1. “(Lisa and I) have talked about it. We recognize that we are crossing paths,” Ewald said. “I have to make sure we don’t mess it up in preparing for her. … We look forward to giving her a good start. Ewald said Elliott would participate in some of the hiring activities for the five key positions before her official …
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
First, Elm Dale was the recipient of $1,000 worth of gift cards. Then, principal Christine Bryzcki was informed of another surprise gift.
Elm Dale Elementary School got an unexpected gift – make that two gifts – as part of Walmart’s Teacher Reward Program that awarded more than $4 million to 90,000 teachers during the 2012 back-to-school season. Principal Christine Brzycki was initially told by Walmart her school had been chosen to receive $1,000 worth of gift cards for her teachers to use on supplies and snacks. Then, upon delivery of the gift cards on Sept. 28, Walmart also brought $8,500 worth of school supplies. “The (Walmart) employees voted on the school to donate to,” Brzycki told the Greenfield School Board on Monday. “At first I thought it was a joke when they called.” Walmart’s donation, which was approved by the board Monday, was the third large donation the …
Friday, March 30, 2012
We want to see your photos from the school's Arts and Science Night!
Glenwood Elementary School students' hard work was on display at the school Thursday, March 29, at the annual Arts and Science Night. In addition, representatives from Discovery World were on hand to perform various science experiments in its Design-it Lab, which was sponsored by Kohl's. Be sure to check out the Glenwood Home and School Association's blog about the evening. Glenwood Principal Dan Carr shared two photos of the event, but we'd like to see more. Upload your shots of your favorite art piece, science project or experiment today!
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Glenwood Elementary School will collect items and money for the family.
Fast-acting principal Dan Carr of Glenwood Elementary School will use his school as a donation center for money and items for a Greenfield family whose belongings and home were destroyed by a fire at 3859 S. 38th St. Friday. Steve and Erica D’Amato and their two children were not home when the fire started, but the family’s two dogs died in the fire that, “virtually left their family homeless,” Carr said in an email. “Their insurance company has been working with them to cover things but that takes time. So, I would like to use Glenwood as a center to receive items or money that would help this family get back on its feet.” According to Carr, the family has three immediate needs: “I know we are all going through tough and challenging …