Information on your renewal!

Thu, Jul 1 1:45pm

Hi Glenoaks families! I hope you're having a wonderful summer break so far! Did you receive an automatic email from Totem about renewing your Glenoaks PTA membership? I did! And did you know that our ... [More]

Glenoaks Summer Reading Program

Sun, Jun 13 9:34am

Happy Summer Everyone! I know we are all anxious to unplug after this stressful year, but don't forget to encourage your students to read! Reading is a great way to stimulate the brain, build vocabula ... [More]

Have a beautiful summer!!

Thu, Jun 10 1:00pm

Hi Families! Just one last Konstella message of the school year!  Thank you for your support and engagement with everything the PTA, GESF, GEDI and the school has done this year. It was a year of chan ... [More]

Library Book Return!

Mon, Jun 7 12:12pm

If you have checked out any library this year - or even last year - please get them dropped off to the front office as soon as possible. There are still hundreds of books checked out after campus shut ... [More]

Today’s the last day for our Griller’s fundraiser!

Thu, Jun 3 3:56pm

Remember to stop by and grab dinner at Grillers Mediterranean this evening! They’re open until 8pm and will be donating 20% of all orders back to our school! Let’s go out with a bang and support a loc ... [More]

Did you have Ms Newman or Ms Holden as your teacher?

Sun, May 30 6:57pm

I have gotten a number of messages asking, so I wanted to extend it widely. You may turn in your submission for Ms Newman and/or Ms. Holden by end of day Tuesday. I will be doing my final pickup on We ... [More]

June Calendar & Virtual Library!

Sun, May 30 6:06pm

Please check out the attached calendar to view the diverse collection of celebrations and holidays that GEDI has highlighted in the June calendar. In addition, Mrs. Guzik has created an amazing virtua ... [More]

Mystery Science & DIY Projects!

Wed, May 12 8:20pm

Good evening! We hope your students had a great time during the Professor Egghead presentations! We loved seeing all of their excited faces on Zoom earlier this week! For the rest of this week, our sc ... [More]

Please help vote on next school year's GESF Board of Directors

Tue, May 11 8:28am

Hello -   Even though you may not be a Board member, you are still a member of Glenoaks Elementary School Foundation (GESF). On May 17th we will have our annual meeting where we, as a community, vote ... [More]

Science Fair Week!

Fri, May 7 3:18pm

Hi Parents! As you'd expect, we won't have our traditional science fair this year but our PTA has put together some great activities that you and your students can take part in from home, including a ... [More]

You're invited!

Tue, May 4 10:46am

The PTA is hosting our annual Founder's Day and Honorary Service Award Celebration on June 6th and you're invited! Please see the attached invitation and RSVP form. CONGRATULATIONS TO THIS YEARS RECIP ... [More]

May Calendar by GEDI!

Thu, Apr 29 7:42pm

Hey Glenoaks families! Here's your May Calendar (attached) put together by the Glenoaks Elementary Diversity & Inclusion team featuring a range of holidays and celebrations which are linked to some re ... [More]

DAY 5 - Earth Week Celebration

Fri, Apr 23 9:21am

Thank you to everyone who came out yesterday and helped us do some planting in front of the school! Today's the last day for our Green Team's Earth Week Celebration and we want to encourage you to do ... [More]

DAY 4 - Earth Day!!

Thu, Apr 22 8:06am

Today's the day! The Green Team will be putting their hands to work to beautify our campus! They'll be planting succulents in the front planters and have invited our Glenoaks students and families to ... [More]

DAY 3 - Earth Week Celebration

Wed, Apr 21 9:15am

The Green Team met with a local nursery to ask some questions about plants and trees and today's the day to share that video interview with you and your kids! Check it out HERE ... [More]

DAY 2 - Earth Week Celebration

Tue, Apr 20 8:48am

Today's the day for our schoolwide Butterfly Art Project! Stop by the school to pick up a prepared kit with the supplies you need! Grab a few of them to make as a family! You'll find them in baskets b ... [More]

GESF 2021-2022 Proposed Slate

Mon, Apr 19 11:01am

Proposed Board of Directors 2021-2022   This is the GESF proposed slate for the Board of Directors for the 2021-2022 school year. GESF members will be asked to vote on the slate the week of May 10th.  ... [More]

DAY 1 - Green Team's Earth Week Celebration

Mon, Apr 19 8:18am

Good Morning! We are kicking Earth Week off with: 1. Sign-ups for our school planting project on Thursday! It's currently posted on Konstella and will be sent out following this announcement via email ... [More]

Earth Week Celebration by the PTA Green Team

Fri, Apr 16 8:13am

The PTA Green Team is all about taking care of our environment, connecting with the outdoors, beautifying our school and so much more! Efforts are being focused on creating projects that get students ... [More]

PTA Nomination Slate for 2021-2022 School Year

Tue, Apr 13 8:58am

As required in our bylaws, I must present the slate of nominees, selected by a nominating committee, for the 2021-2022 PTA Executive Board to our PTA Association 28 days prior to the election meeting. ... [More]

Interview with a Plant Expert!

Mon, Apr 12 9:45am

Our PTA Green Team is partnering up with a local nursery for our upcoming Earth Week to interview one of their workers, giving our students a chance to ask some questions about gardening, about our lo ... [More]

Shhh....special thanks for our teachers and staff!

Fri, Apr 2 4:26pm

Hey Families!! How great was the Golden Oak this morning?! While we were only able to fit a small amount of clips in the Teacher Thank You video, I want to make sure you and your students all have the ... [More]

The April Calendar is here!

Wed, Mar 31 9:31am

Hey Glenoaks! Our GEDI team has released their monthly calendar full of resources celebrating a diverse selection of holidays and notable birthdays. This month we celebrate diversity! April is a month ... [More]

FREE Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

Thu, Mar 25 10:52am

An amazing opportunity has come our way via First District PTA. This is an incredibly valuable resource for our Teachers, Parents, Volunteers, School Leaders and anyone who is interacting with student ... [More]

Take-Out Night @ Rockbird starts tomorrow!

Mon, Mar 22 8:45pm

Our PTA's March Take-Out Night fundraiser is being held at Rockbird this Tuesday through Thursday! We are continuing to support local small businesses by partnering with restaurants like Rockbird (and ... [More]

REMINDER: There is NO school today

Mon, Mar 22 8:46am

Hey all! Hope you've had a lovely and safe spring break! This is a reminder that school resumes TOMORROW - Tuesday 3/23. You can always check the Konstella Calendar here to confirm the schedule or you ... [More]

Story Tag and Word Searches, oh my!

Thu, Mar 4 9:15am

Have you been keeping up on all the fun activities that the PTA Literacy Promotion Week folks have organized?? Check out the Virtual Story Tag! Each student can go in and add ONE sentence at the end o ... [More]

March Calendar & Virtual Library!

Tue, Mar 2 9:08am

Good Morning! Our GEDI team has created a March Calendar full of a diverse set of holidays, celebrations and notable birthdays - each which are linked to resources for even more learning and discovery ... [More]

Literacy Promotion Week!

Mon, Mar 1 8:33am

Today is the first day of Literacy Promotion Week - this is a time that we get to celebrate the magic of stories and our love for reading! Our PTA has planned some fun activities throughout the week i ... [More]

Kindness Week Punchcards - DUE!

Wed, Feb 24 9:15am

Hey all! So happy to see the participation in our Kindness Challenges throughout last week! Over 50 Thank You cards for teachers were turned in and I just dropped off over 100 items that were collecte ... [More]

Eat Good, Do Good

Tue, Feb 23 11:21am

Our latest take-out fundraiser starts NOW and here's everything you need to know! WHERE: Skaf's Lebanese Cuisine - 367 N. Chevy Chase Drive  WHEN: This Tuesday-Thursday @ 11am-9pm HOW: Mention "Glenoa ... [More]

Day 5: Random Acts of Kindness Week!

Fri, Feb 19 11:57am

Can you believe we are on our last day of Random Acts of Kindness Week?! So here we go! Today's Kindness theme is Kindness to Yourself!  Your challenges are to: 1. Look in the mirror and say 3 nice th ... [More]

Day 4: Random Acts of Kindness Week!

Thu, Feb 18 7:47am

Happy Thursday! Today's Kindness Theme is PLANET EARTH and your two suggested challenges are: 1. Pick up trash! At home, at the park, on a hike, anywhere you see trash littering the outdoors, pick it ... [More]

Day 3: Random Acts of Kindness Week!

Wed, Feb 17 8:41am

Good morning Glenoaks families! Today's theme is FINDING KINDNESS and the challenges are: 1. List 5 people you know who help others and act with kindness. Tell us about them on Flipgrid HERE or have y ... [More]

Day 2: Random Acts of Kindness Week

Tue, Feb 16 8:38am

Today's Kindness focus is SERVICE!  The suggested challenges for today are: 1. Make a donation to a cause you care about or donate a few items to a local food pantry. (You may also leave food pantry d ... [More]

Day 1: Random Acts of Kindness Week!

Mon, Feb 15 12:03pm

While there's no school today, our Kindness Week begins...NOW!  Today's Kindness Challenges are: 1. Write a thank you note to your teacher 2. Cut out and decorate paper hearts, include kind messages o ... [More]

Bandit Fit-a-Thon Prize Pick Up

Fri, Feb 12 9:48am

Hello! Today is the last day for curb side pick up for Bandit Fit-a-Thon prize bags! If your child raised $50 or more they get a prize! Come by Glenoaks between 2pm and 4pm today to pick up your child ... [More]

Support for Parents!

Fri, Feb 5 8:31pm

Good evening Glenoaks parents! So, it's Friday night after another week of remote learning...our kids have been home from school for nearly 11 months now...we're exhausted...our kids have big emotions ... [More]

January Golden Oak & GEDI February Calendar!

Thu, Jan 28 10:14am

Good Morning Glenoaks Families! Believe it or not, it's almost February! I've attached next month's calendar here as a PDF. It's been created by GEDI to highlight a diverse selection of holidays with ... [More]

You're Invited! 21-Day Challenge, Week 1!

Mon, Jan 18 1:06pm

Hey there! As you probably heard during Mr. Di Mundo's call last night, GEDI is participating in the 21-Day Racial Equity & Social Justice Challenge and we want YOU to join us! The challenge begins to ... [More]

REMINDER: No School on Monday

Fri, Jan 15 12:25pm

Hey Glenoaks! It feels like we just got back from Winter Break, doesn't it? Well, we've already got a 3-day weekend ahead us! There is no school on Monday, January 18th in celebration of Martin Luther ... [More]

REMINDER: School (via Zoom) returns on Thursday, January 7th!

Mon, Jan 4 7:53am

Hey folks, our last day of winter break is Wednesday and we'll be back to school (via Zoom) on Thursday, January 7th! All of our school days off should be here on the Konstella calendar but you can al ... [More]

Happy New Year from GEDI!

Thu, Dec 31 9:23am

Hello Glenoaks Families! No, it's not time to head back to school just yet, but it is - almost - a New Year, which means it's time for the GEDI January calendar! Every month, GEDI (Glenoaks Elementary ... [More]

A Special Message....

Thu, Dec 24 12:39pm

From Mr. Di Mundo and the Glenoaks Staff!! Enjoy!! Happy Holidays!

The final stretch!

Thu, Dec 17 2:00pm

Today is the last day to make eating pasta and pizza feel really good! Okay, it'll still feel really good after today, BUT Glenoaks receives 20% of all order proceeds placed today. You know the deal, ... [More]

It's about that time...

Wed, Dec 16 4:57pm

....dinner time! Just a reminder that today is Day 2 of our Two Guys From Italy fundraiser!! They'll be donating 20% of all order proceeds right back to our Glenoaks PTA!! All you have to do is let th ... [More]

Take-Out Night @ Two Guys From Italy!

Fri, Dec 11 9:35am

Happy Friday Glenoaks Families!  We would usually be letting you know about our December Dine-Out Night right about now, but... it's 2020 and things are a little different! We instead have a Take-Out ... [More]

'Tis the Season for PTA Gift Memberships!

Tue, Dec 8 9:48am

Did you know that you can gift a PTA membership to someone? You can show your teacher or a staff member your appreciation by purchasing them a PTA Membership for the 2020-2021 school year. It's as eas ... [More]

Bandit Fit-a-Thon Recap!

Mon, Dec 7 10:01am

Thank you everyone who made our fundraiser such a huge success! We hit our $20,000 goal and then some! We raised $25,029.05!! We collected donations from 27 states and Canada too! As a school we logge ... [More]

Today's the last day for Honorary Service Award Nominations!

Mon, Dec 7 8:56am

Each year on Founder's Day (the PTA's birthday), PTA recognizes volunteers both in our school and our community who help to make Glenoaks what it is! We honor parent-volunteers, staff, teachers and co ... [More]

Return to School Survey

Thu, Dec 3 11:07am

Hello Glenoaks Families! As you may (or may not) have seen in your inboxes, the district has sent out a Return to School Survey. It's very important that we have as many families participate as possib ... [More]

Happy December from GEDI!

Tue, Dec 1 7:01pm

Happy December!   Together at GEDI, we have created a monthly calendar that will feature observances that align with our mission of building a school environment that welcomes everyone as they are, an ... [More]

Bandit Fit-a-Thon Pledge Forms Due!

Mon, Nov 30 4:19pm

This is your LAST chance for last minute donations to the Bandit Fit-a-Thon! If you have any cash or check donations that still need to be turned in, tomorrow is the absolute last day to turn them in ... [More]

A Message from your PTA President!

Fri, Nov 20 6:36pm

As we head off here for some time away from school for Thanksgiving, it's important to me that you know how much I appreciate what an engaged and enthusiastic school community this is. And it wouldn't ... [More]

Bandit Fit-a-Thon Online Website Closes FRIDAY!

Thu, Nov 19 10:37am

Hello all!    Our online fundraising closes on Friday, November 20th at 11:30pm for our Bandit Fit-a-Thon. We are happy to announce that we have hit our $20,000 goal already! But that doesn't mean we ... [More]

Honorary Service Award Nominations

Mon, Nov 16 4:51pm

Each year on Founder's Day (the PTA's birthday), PTA recognizes volunteers both in our school and our community who help to make Glenoaks what it is! We honor parent-volunteers, staff, teachers and co ... [More]

Bandit Fit-a-Thon Cash or Check Donations

Mon, Nov 16 12:17pm

Hello all!   This Friday, November 20th, our online donation webpage closes for our Bandit Fit-a-Thon. If you are not registered online or wish to make a cash or check donation please download and pri ... [More]

UPDATE: Harvest of Love!

Sun, Nov 15 11:25am

We have absolutely knocked our goal for the food drive out of the park! We set out to collect 100 Boxes of Mac n Cheese and 200 Cans of Vegetables and we are near 500 items collected! Thank you so muc ... [More]

Bandit Fit-a-Thon Shirt Day on Thursday!

Tue, Nov 10 6:41am

On Thursday we are asking all the students and teachers to wear their Fit-a-Thon shirt to zoom class! The office is closed on Wednesday so if you haven’t picked up your child’s shirt yet please do so today!

Harvest of Love!

Mon, Nov 9 10:30am

Hey Glenoaks Families! Our PTA has partnered up with schools across the district to help the GUSD Food Pantry provide Thanksgiving meal baskets for nearly 100 families who are most in-need or experien ... [More]

Let’s reach $10,000 today!

Fri, Nov 6 8:15am

Have you checked out our fundraising webpage for the Bandit Fit-a-Thon lately? As of 8:00am this morning we have raised a total of $7,570.00! Think we can hit the $10,000 mark by today? Click the link ... [More]

Bandit Fit-a-Thon has started!

Mon, Nov 2 9:30am

Good morning! Today is the official first day of our Bandit Fit-a-Thon! Have you checked out our school fundraising webpage? We have already raised $1,520.00 and logged 755 fitness minutes as a school ... [More]

GESF November Board of Directors Meeting 6:30pm tonight 11/2/20

Mon, Nov 2 9:22am

Hello families,   GESF is having their monthly meeting tonight at 6:30pm. You are more then welcome to join the zoom and listen in. See attachment for agenda.   Here is the zoom info:   Jessica Millwa ... [More]

Bandit Fit-a-Thon Shirt Pick Up Today!

Fri, Oct 30 6:34am

It’s t-shirt pick-up day! Our Bandit Fit-a-thon begins on Monday and we would like you to have your free t-shirts so you can document yourselves doing your activities AND show your Bandit Fit-a-thon s ... [More]

Pledge Form for Bandit Fit-a-Thon

Thu, Oct 29 11:31am

Attached is the pledge form for the Bandit Fit-a-Thon!   Donations can be collected online through your child's personal fundraising page (register here) or by cash or check with the attached pledge f ... [More]

Bandit Fit-a-Thon Time!

Tue, Oct 27 12:33pm

Who remembers the Bandit Run (aka jog-a-thon)?   Glenoaks Elementary School hosts a fun jog-a-thon each year to raise money for the Glenoaks Elementary School Foundation (GESF). We renamed our jog-a-t ... [More]

Bandit Fit-a-Thon School Identifier Code

Tue, Oct 27 11:29am

To register, click this link and the school identifier code will be inputted for you:   Or you can scan the barcode attached to thi ... [More]

Art Week Day 5; Drive Through Gallery! 5pm-6:30pm

Fri, Oct 16 1:39pm

This is it! Our final day in celebration of our student's creativity and thoughtfulness for our first ever art week!! Volunteers are getting started to setting up and preparing for this evenings DRIVE ... [More]

Art Week Day 4!

Thu, Oct 15 1:27pm

Join us this evening for our Art Night Watch Party at 6pm on Facebook at Mr. Di Mundo's Rocky Report !! We are so excited to share a special video showcasing all of the student art and some student vo ... [More]

Art Week Day 3!

Wed, Oct 14 9:35am

Today we are holding our collaborative chalk mandala at school, but you MUST have signed up for a time slot in order to participate. If you are participating : -remember to wear your mask and use the ... [More]

Art Week Day 2: An Exploration of Mandalas!

Mon, Oct 12 10:30pm

Today you will be learning about the history and practice of creating mandalas in a video by Ms. Meeti: Here are some additional videos elaborating on the meaning of mandal ... [More]

Art Week Day 1: Weaving with Recyclables Art Lesson!

Mon, Oct 12 8:06am

Today we have our first Art Week activity for you! Ms. Amy has recorded an art lesson with step-by-step instructions and a real-time demonstration so that you and your family can follow along and part ... [More]

Aid for Armenia

Thu, Oct 8 11:32pm

For those who may not be aware, Artsakh, a region between Armenia and Azerbajian, which is over 90% occupied by Armenians, is under attack by Azerbaijan and is at war.  A group of Glenoaks parents hav ... [More]

GESF October 5th Zoom Board of Directors Meeting

Mon, Oct 5 9:40am

Here is the GESF Board of Directors Zoom Meeting information. See attached agenda for more information. All families are welcome to listen in.       Here is the zoom info:   Jessica Millward is inviti ... [More]

Glenoaks Face Mask Orders Due Tomorrow!

Tue, Sep 29 9:44am

Tomorrow is the last day to order Glenoaks face masks! Click the link to place your order for an adult mask ($10) and/or a kid mask ($7). Masks will be shipped straight to you so no need to worry abou ... [More]

Art Week!

Fri, Sep 25 9:12am

As you may have heard from this morning's Golden Oak Assembly...Art Week is coming! The PTA is very excited to present this year's theme of STRONGER TOGETHER as well as our completely new schedule of ... [More]

GESF Care Package Pick Up Schedule for 9/16 & 9/17

Tue, Sep 15 2:40pm

GESF is very excited for your children to receive these special Care Package.   Here is the pick up schedule:   Wednesday, September 16th  1-2pm Kinder and  2-3pm  1st grade  3-4pm  2nd grade 4-5pm  3 ... [More]

Need tech assistance?

Wed, Sep 9 9:49am

Hey Glenoaks Parents! Zoom and Google Classroom and Chromebooks and this, that and the other, well, it can all be a bit complicated. Technology is wonderful but there's definitely a learning curve. Te ... [More]

PTA Association Meeting - Bylaw Approval

Tue, Sep 8 10:05am

Hello Glenoaks families!   We will be holding our first PTA Association Meeting on October 8th at 6pm.  Anyone is welcome to join us!    We will be approving our bylaws and as required are posting the ... [More]

Last Day for Spirit Gear Orders!!

Tue, Sep 8 7:11am

Good Morning Glenoaks families! Today - Tuesday, September 8th - is your last chance to order your spirit gear! We may not be on campus together, but we are still united as one school community - and ... [More]

First Golden Oak Assembly Friday Morning!

Thu, Aug 27 10:11pm

Tomorrow -Friday 8/28 -  is our first GOLDEN OAK ASSEMBLY!!!   We are lucky to have a principal who continued this monthly tradition in the spring despite school closures and this new school year is n ... [More]

Spirit Gear Sales are now open!

Thu, Aug 27 10:49am

Hello Glenoaks Families!  It's that time of year...spirit gear sales are open! While we may not be on campus together, we can feel connected and united in our love for this community while sporting ou ... [More]

Joining your Classrom on Konstella

Mon, Aug 17 4:19pm

Hello again parents! As many of you are finding out who your teachers are, I just wanted to remind you that when you log on to Konstella from your computer, you'll see "Join a Classroom" on the left s ... [More]