Nov 08

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Sunday Greetings – 11.8.20

Student Intent Form – Deadline is Sunday, Nov. 8
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How to access the Student Intent Form
1. Email Mr. Stein tonight by 8 PM your intentions with the following three answers: 

  • in person or virtual
  • AM transportation needed for in person instruction – Yes or No
  • PM bus transportation needed for in person instruction – Yes or No

2. ​​​​​​​Complete the form online (directions below) 

  • The form is located within the PowerSchool Parent Portal.
  • * Sign in using your PowerSchool Parent Portal username and password.
  • * Once signed in, locate the menu item called “Access Online Forms”.
  • * From there, select your student(s) name(s) and follow the instructions on the screen for each student.
  • * The instructions will point you to a link for “Student Intent 2020-21”.
  • * Need to create a PowerSchool account? Start here for detailed instructions and a how-to video.


1st Marking Period Conferences

  • We are excited to host our 1st marking period conferences on November 19 from 2 – 6 PM. Please sign up HERE. This will not be a time to discuss the 2nd marking period or meet your child’s new teacher IF they are assigned.


Monday, November 9 

  • If you were unable to pick up your child’s learning kit on Friday, please come to our bus loop from 8 AM – 9 PM on Monday. These important school materials will be used the next two weeks with your child’s classroom experience.
  • Our administrative team will begin to look at student intent forms and develop a plan with all teachers. Our school will continue to be very transparent throughout this entire process.


Tuesday, November 10

  • Are you interested in getting a House Mask? Deadline is Tuesday, November 10. – Order HERE
  • Head out to the VCC Panera on November 10 between 4 and 8 pm. Click here to download the flyer. Show them a copy (or the flyer on your phone), and Panera will donate a portion of proceeds to Greenwood.


Wednesday, November 11 

  • Happy Veterans Day! We look forward to honoring our Veterans on Thursday!
  • Wednesday is the LAST day to earn house points for the 1st marking period! Take a look at our House Scoreboard!


Thursday, November 12

  • Our PTA will host our PTA meeting starting at 6 PM. Following our meeting, our school will host our Veteran’s Day Assembly. We are inviting all students, families, and especially, our Veterans! Click here to join the meeting at 6 PM.
  • Thursday is an independent learning day for students. Teachers will be sending directions on how to complete assignments.


Friday, November 13

  • Student holiday – Diwali. No school
  • Last day of the marking period, and the final opportunity to turn in missing assignments.


PTA News/Updates

Give to the Gator Fund: Help Us Stay Connected

Each year, our school conducts one major fundraiser to support the Gator community.  We are once again asking our families, friends, and community partners to give to the Gator Fund.

The Gator Fund provides opportunities, equipment, and supplies that will help us:

  1. Stay CONNECTED through PTA community events, celebrations, movie nights, enrichment opportunities, advocacy, house system fun, the 5th grade party, etc. We cannot let the distance break our family and what makes our Greenwood community so special!
  2. Be PREPARED once HCPS allows our teachers to conduct in-person learning/teaching. The Fund will help create effective outdoor learning environments and provide the teachers with supplies.

Tip: One way to donate to the Gator Fund is through CashApp. If it’s your first time using CashApp, download the app and sign up with the referral code SKPGCLH to instantly get $5 back. That means you can donate $5 to the Gator Fund for free!


Join or Renew Your Membership

The best way to stay involved is to join the PTA. Even if you were a member last year, remember you’ll need to renew your membership for this school year to remain connected.

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