Glennwood Elementary PTA

Welcome Back to School Glennwood Eagles!!

On behalf of the Glennwood PTA, welcome to the 2020-2021 school year! Although we know this year will be different than the past years, we anticipate another great year at Glennwood! The Glennwood PTA exists to support the students, staff and parents at Glennwood Elementary, as well as the school itself. Our goals are to build a strong community among educators, parents and students, and to raise funds to be used to support the school. The PTA is fun for parents and a great way to interact with and be pivotal part of the Glennwood Community and we invite you all to join the PTA*. 

 We have a password-protected Online Directory, if you have any questions or need help signing up, please email Nydia Almond at:

If you would like to become a corporate sponsor of the Glennwood PTA, please click on the link at the bottom of the page. If you have any questions about sponsorship please email Leslie Sessley at:

What We Do

The PTA's mission is to make every child’s potential a reality by engaging and empowering students, families, and communities in education. We work year-round to build a strong community and raise funds to support our school, educators, and students. 

Our main fundraising sources are Fall Carnival, Read-A-Thon, Auction, and corporate and family sponsorships. Through these efforts and relationships, we help fund many offerings and programs such as teacher grants, field studies, facility improvements, and classroom needs. Additionally, throughout the year we host events to help our community connect with and get to know one another.  

Who We Are

The PTA comprises parents and staff affiliated with Glennwood Elementary School, working together to build community through school events, committees, and initiatives. Our Board is made up of Glennwood parents, along with our Principal, Dr. Holly Brookins. The Board meets once a month to discuss upcoming events, goals, needs, and concerns raised in our community. Meetings are open to the community, and we invite you to join us to share your ideas. Please reach out to a PTA Board member for more information.  

Decatur CREATES Leaders at Glennwood Who S.O.A.R.


Show Self-Control

Offer Kindness

Act Responsibly

Respect Others

*SOARIN' image created by GL art teacher, Kasey Burkhalter.*

Glennwood Spirit Week (October 19-23):

It's almost time for Glennwood Spirit Week! The week of October 19-23, we'll have a fun daily theme for those wanting to participate during virtual learning. Participation is completely optional. 

The daily themes are:
-Monday, October 19: Pajama Day (Take a Picture Wearing Your Favorite Pajamas)
-Tuesday, October 20: Emoji Day (Create an Emoji and stick it on your shirt or hold it up on a popsicle stick)
-Wednesday, October 21: I Love Glennwood Day (Share What you love about your school or a teacher shoutout on a Flipgrid or Padlet)
-Thursday, October 22: Dress Up Day (Dress Up Like Your Favorite Book Character)
-Friday, October 23: Eagle Pride Day (Take a Picture Wearing Your Glennwood Spirit Wear!)

Order your Glennwood PTA Sprit Wear by clicking on the picture below! 

If you have any questions please email Samantha Bryan at:

Items will be deliver to your porch!

Eagle Happenings:

It's time for Hispanic Heritage Month - a celebration to honor all Hispanic people who live in the United States. This celebration goes from September 15 to October 15. We celebrate their heritage, the significant presence and influence of Hispanics in our society, and their broad spectrum of traditions and culture.

We encourage you to explore and join us in celebrating in some way. How? Please visit your last Eagle Editon (Sept 24th) to find ways and ideas to celebrate together! Have a Great Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration! ¡Celebremos Juntos!


Wednesday, October 21st will be Decatur Farm to School’s first-ever Fall Take Out!

Order from Arepa Mia, Brick Store, Butter & Cream, Farm Burger, Folk Art, Imperial, Kimball House, Leon’s, Marlay House, My Parents’ Basement, Oakhurst Market, Raging Burrito, Sapori di Napoli, Steinbeck’s, and Universal Joint, during their open hours, and a portion of your order will go to DF2S! Proceeds from the Fall Take Out support our DHS student summer internships, Decatur kitchen staff training, conference scholarships for Decatur students and teachers, taste tests, and school garden donations, just to name a few.

 Give yourself a break, eat a delicious meal, and support a fabulous cause.

On Thursday, October, 22nd, join us for the Glennwood Virtual Dance Party, with DJ Willy WOW from 5:30-6:30pm (see attached flyer)! The whole school is invited! We'll be doing a Flash Mob Dance, led by Coach Meg, and we may even have a surprise guest! We hope you'll join us! 

Glennwood Elementary Virtual Book Fair, October 26-30.
*See attached flyer for additional details.

Thank You to our sponsors: