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The Glenwood Community Organization (GCO) is the parent-teacher support organization for Glenwood Elementary. The GCO sponsors a number of events, activities and fundraisers to benefit the students, staff and teachers at Glenwood Elementary. We would like to invite all parents to be involved in GCO; your involvement is a vital part of our efforts to provide extracurricular opportunities and raise money for a range of school improvements and classroom needs. 
GCO meetings for the 2023-2024 year will be held on:
September 11th, November 6th, January 15th, March 4th, April 8th & May 6th.
Meetings will begin at 7:00 P.M. and typically last an hour. More details to come. Parents of Glenwood students are invited and encouraged to attend. GCO Officers for 2022-2023 are: Sydnee Tidwell -Chair [email protected],  Krisa Howland –Treasurer [email protected]
Jamie Banzhaf -Secretary [email protected] . If you have questions, concerns, or ideas please feel free to contact the 2023-2024 officers.
There are countless opportunities for you to volunteer in GCO-sponsored initiatives. We welcome your active involvement in your child's education while at Glenwood Elementary. Listed below are activities that will be sponsored by GCO. Please use the link to sign up.
We have a Facebook page! Please "Like" and follow the Glenwood Community Organization Parent Group for important information and updates. 
Glenwood Gladiator Running Club has a Facebook page to keep you up to date on any changes due to weather or school calendar.

Running Club – Coordinate extracurricular activities to promote healthy choices and an active lifestyle.
2023-2024 Chair: Amy Kuchera

T-Shirt Sales – Design, coordinate and sell Glenwood Elementary t-shirts; new t-shirts are designed each year to highlight our Gladiator pride.
2023-2024 Chair: Sydnee Tidwell [email protected]

Fall Festival – Coordinate and implement the Fall Festival; Fall Festival is our family fun event in which Glenwood families can enjoy a meal, games and friendship with others from our school.
2022-2023 Chair: Sydnee Tidwell [email protected]
Healthy Snack Sale - Responsible for coordinating the sales table at the healthy snack sale on the designated class day.
2023-2024 Chair: Rachel Kohler
Behavior Rewards Celebration – Assist with a special celebration activity each quarter to reward students who have demonstrated outstanding behavior.
2022-2023 Chair: 

Parent-Teacher Conference Meals – Coordinate and provide meals for the teachers and staff at both fall and spring conferences.
2023-2024 Chair: Shelby Kliment

Box Top Rewards coordinator –Collect, count and submit Box Tops for rewards. Money earned will go towards GCO activities.
2022-2023 Chair:

Outdoor Classroom – Oversee and maintain the Outdoor Classroom; the outdoor classroom is our Glenwood garden and serves as one of the features of the KPS 1st grade annual event.
2022-2023 Chair:
Staff & Teacher Appreciation – Coordinate staff & teacher appreciation activities; this is a chance to thank Glenwood teachers and staff for all that they do for our children.
2023-2024 Chair: Shelby Kliment
Spring Fundraiser – Coordinate the annual spring fundraising event designed to provide an evening of fun and entertainment for Glenwood families. 
2022-2023 Chair Needed

5th Grade Appreciation – Coordinate 5th grade appreciate activities and provide a gift for 5th graders as they leave Glenwood Elementary to go to middle school.
2022-2023 Chair: 
Field Day – Coordinate and oversee the annual spring field day; field day is generally held one of the last days of school as a fun day for all the kids at Glenwood. 2022-2023
Chair: Erin Swarm [email protected]

If you are interested in participating in a committee, please contact the committee chair, a GCO officer, or the school office. Thank you in advance for your donation of time, talents, and resources for the students & staff at Glenwood.
Glenwood Community Organization (GCO)
2023-2024 Meeting Dates
September 11
November 13
January 15
March 4
April 8
May 6
2023-2024 Agendas/Minutes
2022-2023 Meeting Dates