With a child in the school, you’re a member of the Greenland Parent Organization. Visit our website to get involved – the events of the GPO can’t happen without you!
Welcome Back BBQ
A fun community-wide barbeque to welcome all students back for another great school year! This free event is open to all families of GCS.
After School Enrichment
After school enrichment is a diverse set of after-school programming for the students of GCS. Sessions take place Monday-Friday after school and last between 4-6 weeks on a set schedule.
Greenland Parent Social Event (Fundraiser)
This event gives parents from our special GCS community an opportunity to come together outside of school sponsored events. Come together with friends, both new and old, for a fun night out. Ticket sales, a wine pull and silent auction will raise money for GCS.
GPO Golf Tournament
This fantastic golf tournament is the sole source of funding for an annual scholarship which is awarded to two graduating high school seniors that attended GCS. Open to adult and junior golfers, the events features silent auctions, raffles, a dinner and contests.
The 2019 fall tournament is scheduled for Saturday, September 7, 2019.
Funded exclusively by the GPO Golf Tournament, this annual $2,000 scholarship is awarded to a graduating high school senior. The student must have attended grades 6-8 and graduated from Greenland Central School, has been accepted to an accredited two or four-year post-secondary school and will be attending school in the fall term following high school graduation. Criteria used in the selection process includes academic achievements, service to the community/good citizenship, extracurricular activities, jobs held, and an essay.
The scholarship is awarded in full each June to the winner(s).
- Graduate of GCS attending at least grades 6-8
- Acceptance to a 2- or 4-year post-secondary school and attending the fall after high school graduation
Ask your high school guidance counselor for information about this opportunity and instructions on how to apply.
Box Tops Redemption Contests
After clipping Box Tops for Education all year, it’s time to send them in. The classroom collecting the most box tops wins an ice cream party! www.boxtops4education.com
Original Works Fundraiser
Original Works transforms your child’s artwork into quality products to share with family and friends. These make priceless gifts that arrive right before the holiday season! www.originalworks.com
School Board Appreciation Dinner
Coinciding with the monthly School Board meeting, this dinner is a token of our community’s appreciation for the hard work and countless hours our dedicated School Board puts in.
Scholastic Book Fair
The week-long book fair showcases hundreds of titles for readers of all ages. Get classics and new favorites at great prices while helping grow the GCS library. Reading is essential, so come enjoy the book fair! www.scholastic.com/bookfairs
Staff Appreciation Day
A day-long expression of gratitude for the excellent staff of GCS, the teachers and staff enjoy breakfast and lunch items made by parents as well as raffle items and special surprises. Join us in saying thanks for all they do for our kids!
Expo/Ice Cream Smorgasbord
The GPO sponsors everyone’s favorite ice cream smorgasbord featured at each year’s School Expo where families can view impressive class projects school-wide.
After working so hard with reading and arithmetic, K-4 students are awarded fun prizes and enjoy a well-earned carnival-style celebration. Attractions include items such as bouncy houses, thrilling games, face painting, popcorn, and cotton candy! Ask any GCS graduate and this event is sure to be a highlight of their elementary years.
Last Day of School Lunch
Our way to help the staff and teachers celebrate the wrap of another successful year, a simple lunch is catered and enjoyed as we celebrate staff milestones and retirements and kick off summer.