The End is Near But Not Yet Here: How to Finish the School Year Strong

  Springtime is like no other time of year.  The warm weather and seemingly longer days beckon us outdoors  and the temptation to slack off on school work may be overwhelming with the end of the school year finally in sight.  If you detect a bit of this particular strain of spring fever in your student  keep in mind that, …

Greenwood Open House

Please spread the word about Greenwood School’s Open House Wednesday, January 27th  from 1:00 pm till 6:00 pm.  This is a wonderful opportunity for students and faculty to showcase the  Greenwood School  mission and how effectively it is carried out.     Classrooms are open and visitors will be able to observe multisensory learning in real time. After dismissal,  Open …

Winter Break in Jacksonville

With exams nearly finished and winter break just around the corner it’s time to get out and have some family fun.  Here are  some family friendly ideas to fill the school free days ahead from Jax4kids.   The best part about the Jax4kids site?  It’s organized by date so there’s no need to sort through pages of suggestions only to …

Thanks For Supporting the Book Fair

Thank you to everyone for supporting the Book Fair. Proceeds from the Book Fair enabled us to add almost 50 new titles to the library collection. These new additions will be available for checkout in the near future.

The Book Fair is Open!

The Book Fair is open and will run through Thursday, December 3, 2015 – we will close after the Holiday Showcase concert.  A special thanks to all of the grandparents that visited Greenwood on Grandparent’s Day and stopped by the Book Fair. If you can’t make the Book Fair you can still shop our  Online Book Fair.  The Online Book …

Courtyard Project Update

This week Greenwood School’s Courtyard Project really started to take shape – literally we are talking “bricks and mortar”. The Courtyard Project kicked off in August with the brick paver sale. According to Julie Blair, who is managing the project, sales exceeded the goal and a total of 86 bricks were sold to fund the brick paver portion of the …

Greenwood School’s PTO

Greenwood School has an active PTO and we encourage parents to join. The next meeting is on November 10, 2015 at 8:30 am in the conference room. Affordable membership dues ($20 for families) directly support school programs, class resources and educational events. The PTO also raises funds through the gently used school uniform sale as well as concession stand sales …

October is ADHD Awareness Month

    October 1-31 is officially ADHD awareness month.  The theme for 2015 is the “Many Faces of ADHD” which,  according to the ADHD Awareness fact sheet, “was chosen to reflect current research on the breadth and scale of this brain based disorder.” The  ADHD official website lists the following  top 5 reasons to support ADHD Awareness Month.  To download …

Back to School Homework Plan

Taking a proactive approach to student success is what Greenwood School is all about. We want to help you, as parents, to give your student every opportunity to succeed in school. As we get settled into the new school year keep in mind that research shows that students who have support at home do better academically. One thing that you …

Getting Up And Running With Greenwood Google Parent Accounts

Greenwood provides all parents with a Greenwood Google Account so that they may access their student’s progress report 24/7 in a private and secure online setting. Additionally, the Greenwood Google Account is a convenient way to communicate with your student’s teachers. It is simple to use Greenwood Google but first time users may want some instruction for setting up and …