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 …
Monday, April 22, 2013
Glenwood Elementary students have been working hard to show off their artwork. They also need your gently used clothes.
Monday, December 3, 2012
Three schools are slated for safety improvements after the city was awarded more than $170,000 in grant money through the Safe Routes to School program.
Updated 9:15 a.m. Dec. 4 Making areas around schools safer continues to be a priority for the City of Greenfield and the Greenfield and Whitnall school districts, but as municipalities and districts are charged with tightening their belts, those improvements aren’t always feasible. So when Director of Neighborhood Services Richard Sokol found out the city was one of 17 projects awarded grant money for Safe Routes to School projects, his excitement was understandable. The state announced grants totaling $3.3 million as part of a federally funded reimbursement program that encourages children in grades K-8 to walk or bike to school, when safe and practical. “We are proud to partner with local communities to develop safe bicycling and walking…
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 …
Thursday, June 7, 2012
Several faculty members helped raise money for the school at McDonald's on 76th Street and Oklahoma Avenue in West Allis on June 4.
Several Glenwood Elementary School faculty members helped raise money for the school at McDonald's on 76th Street and Oklahoma Avenue in West Allis on June 4. Check out these great photos from the event! And upload your own to share them with your neighbors, like Catrina Grosz did to our Pics and Clips Patch gallery.
Thursday, May 31, 2012
Catrina Grosz, a teacher at Glenwood Elementary School, treated the school's students to a unique experience Friday.
As part of Glenwood Elementary School's Caterpillar Crawl Reading Challenge, a program that encourages students to read on their own at home, teacher Sarah Schoenwaelder put on goggles and a rain poncho and let the three students who read the most during the challenge cover her with sundae toppings Friday, May 25. The human sundae spectacular is organized by Glenwood teacher Catrina Grosz. Last spring, Patch shot a video and put together this photo gallery.
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
The students and faculty at Glenwood Elementary School did their share during Earth Week with a variety of activities geared toward going green.
The students and faculty at Glenwood Elementary School did their share during Earth Week April 23-27. Principal Dan Carr said the students participated in a handful of events geared toward "going green" and other Earth Day-like initiatives. The week of events culminated in a school-wide clean-up day April 27. One activity involved milk cartons. Each class receive used, cleaned milk cartons, enough for every student. The students were tasked with coming up with an activity that re-used the cartons in some fashion, either through functional uses or with an artistic flair. The "paper waste activity" involved students collecting paper in their class's blue recycling bin and having their paper waste weighed at the end of each day. The class …
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 …
Saturday, January 14, 2012
The Glenwood Home and School Association is hosting a sock drive through Jan. 31.
The holiday season might be over, but the generosity of a local school organization has not been tucked away for the next 11 months. The Glenwood Home and School Association is sponsoring a sock drive for the homeless. Children, parents, guardians, teachers and even people with no ties to Glenwood Elementary School, are encouraged to donate new, unused socks in a collection bin located outside of the school office through Jan. 31. The drive allows Glenwood families and others help the community’s homeless keep warm this winter in an easy and affordable manner. Melanie O’Brien, a frequent Greenfield Patch contributor and the secretary of the Glenwood Home and School Association, wanted to do a service project in conjunction with Martin …