The Edwin H. Greene Intermediate School PTO is a vibrant and committed group of parents, staff members, and administrators who volunteer their time and talents for the welfare of all children. Through fundraisers, the PTO helps provide equipment, resource material, entertainment, and learning opportunities.
To join the PTO, obtain a membership form from the school. Members do not have to attend meetings to be involved.
Questions about the PTO can be directed to email@example.com.
Carnival 2015 - " Let the Good Times Roll"
Save the date for the 2015 Carnival, Saturday on February 7th from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. We are busy planning this year's carnival and are very excited about the same.
To find out all the latest information and ways to help, click here.
Haddix Author Visit Book Orders
In anticipation of Margaret Peterson Haddix’s Author Visit on March 3rd, the PTO is making most of her books available for purchase at a 20% or more discount. Order now, read to your heart’s content, and then bring the book(s) back in for a signature during the Author Visit. Pick up an old favorite in paperback, one of her newest books in Hardback, the Principal’s Pick selection, or just expand your personal library. Act now because all orders must be placed by Thursday, January 22nd for delivery in early February. See order form for more details. Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Career Speaker Program at the Sycamore High School:
The Sycamore High School is launching a new Career Speaker Program this spring. The goal of this program is to provide career exploration and learning experiences to high school students by engaging with professionals in our community. If you are interested in volunteering your time and knowledge, please click on this link for more information.
Calendar Alert about March and April PTO meetings:
Please note that our March PTO meeting will be pushed up one week early and will be held Feb 25th at 10:30 in the Media Center. This is the meeting when the SJH Counselors and principal will be there to talk to the 6th grade parents about the transition to the Junior High. Please make this change to your school calendars.
Please mark your calendars to attend a very important PTO meeting, April 8th at 10:30 in the Media Center. Our guest speaker, presented by Cincinnati Bell, will be discussing 24 X 7 Technology and the steps parents can take to educate their kids about social media and the effects of cyber-bullying, sexting etc. Please join us for this very important presentation. Click here for more details.
join our group on Facebook!
We are glad to announce that we have our very own "E.H. Greene Parents" group on Facebook. All the members in the group can now be updated through Facebook about current events, fund-raising, school pictures and other school information.
As it is a closed group, only members can access the information in the group. Please click here for the link. Looking forward to your participation in the group!
For parents who are new to Facebook groups, more information about Facebook groups and how to join group is available here.
Important Dates to remember:
- Jan. 28th - Early Release.
- Jan. 30th - Last date for purchasing pre-sale tickets for Carnival at a discounted rate.
- Feb. 4th - PTO meeting at 10:30 a.m. at the school Media Center. Becky Sloan, Media Center Specialist at the Edwin H. Greene School, will be our Guest speaker for this meeting.
- Feb. 5th - City Barbeque fund-raiser for our group. Please click here for flyer. For more information go to the Events page.
National School Counseling Week:
Please join IKRON and Career Quest in celebrating National School Counseling Week from February 2nd to 6th, 2015. Professional school counselors are uniquely qualified to address the developmental needs of all students through comprehensive school counseling programs addressing the academic, career and personal/social development of all students and are vital members of school staff.
Join us in celebrating your school counselors by participating in this recognition. Materials can be found at http://schoolcounselor.org/school-counselors-members/about-asca-(1)/national-school-counseling-week.
In addition, we are now accepting nominations for the 2015 Career Quest School Counseling Recognition Awards, which honor school counselors who provide excellent service in the areas of college and career counseling. To see a list of former recipients and submit a nomination, please visit http://www.ikron.org/Career%20Quest. The award presentations will take place in May 2015. Please take advantage of the opportunity to acknowledge the outstanding work of a school counselor!
GEAR: The Sycamore Society Goes Fishing for a Great Book!
The February meeting of The Sycamore Society, GEAR's Reading/Adventure Club for grades 3-6, promises to be fun, educational and thought provoking. Join us on February 22nd to discuss our book selection, " The Fourteenth Goldfish" by Jennifer L. Holm and to learn about the intriguing life cycles of underwater creatures. We're going to observe and touch real, live aquatic life forms!
If your family is already registered in The Sycamore Society, visit our blog site at http://kidblog.org/TheSycamoreSociety/ for more information and to register to attend. If you haven't joined The Sycamore Society yet, it's not too late! Visit the GEAR website at www.sycamoregear.org for more information.
We have always received an overwhelming support from parents every year and greatly appreciate their help. Every little contribution means a lot to us! Parents get a chance to interact with other parents and teachers. It is a whole lot of fun too! Please check out this link to volunteer and thanks for your help in advance! We need you!
- We are still in the need of volunteers for the Media Centre. Please contact Mary Tyler at email@example.com. Please respond if you are available for any one of these time slots:
- First Tuesday of the month - morning.
- First Friday of the month - morning.
- Fourth Friday of the month - morning.
Cafeteria Volunteers Needed
Want to spend some time at lunch with your child and their friends? We are looking for cafeteria volunteers to help in the lunch room. It's easy to volunteer... simply sign up using VolunteerSpot. You can sign up once in a while or regularly like once a week or twice a month.... whatever works best for your schedule.
Here's how it works in 3 easy steps:
1. Click this link to go to our invitation page on VolunteerSpot.
2. Enter your email address: (You will not need to register an account on VolunteerSpot)
3. Sign up! Choose your spots - VolunteerSpot will send you an automated confirmation and reminders. Easy!
Note: VolunteerSpot does not share your email address with anyone. If you prefer not to use your email address, please contact the Cafeteria Chair Melissa Masten and she can sign you up manually.