Hanging out with the Drum Guy, Scott Douglas. A Glenn Favorite.
This Week at Glenn
October 18, 2018

Online Glenn School Directory
Sarah Pociask and Claire Henwood are working hard to complete the school directory.  This is a friendly reminder to please fill out the form through google docs to be included in our new Glenn Directory.  The link is  You can also get us the information by completing and signing the flyer that went home this week and send it back in your child’s bag.  The deadline is to get us the information will be October 31, 2018. 

Parent Council Upcoming Events

This Saturday, October 20th from 11:00-1:00 is the school wide playdate on the Glenn Playground. Come by a little early to shop at the Glenn Yard Sale in the Fellowship Hall.  Some of the money raised at this event will go to support the school.  A room has been booked in case of rain. Come Rain or Shine!

How about a parent happy hour?? Well, ok! Saturday, November 3rd from 5:00-7:00 at The Grange. 

Our next Parent Council meeting will be on Thursday, November 15th at 7:00pm. A big thank you to the Henwood’s (Cora and Bates) for opening their home to us for an evening meeting. 1711 Ridgewood Drive NE, Atlanta, 30307

Real Time Messaging for School Communication
Remind allows Glenn School to safely and efficiently communicate with parents about important information and alerts of school closings. We encourage all families to set up devices to receive messages. More information will be coming home in your child's bag.

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Glenn Sale Co-Chair Needed
We are still in need of a co-chair to work with Heather Pinkerton who is heading up the Glenn Sale. This is a very important part of what makes the Glenn School successful. If you would like to offer leadership to one of the biggest consignment sales in the city, please contact Heather at 404-808-1838 or
Glenn (Yard) Sale! Sat, Oct 20. 8am-12pm.  While the regular Glenn Sale consignment for children's clothing and toys will not be held until March 2019, our shoppers & sellers don't want to miss a bargain this Fall!  No tagging required - just pay your table fee and show up! All table fees will directly support Glenn School for Young Children. The sale is in the Fellowship Hall. Parking available for sellers/shoppers at Emory Fishburne parking deck off North Decatur Road.

Ways to Help
1 - Share our Facebook posts, Facebook event page, and post on Nextdoor!
2 - Come shop! 
3 - Volunteer on Friday to price/organize donations or on Saturday to host the Glenn School table (100% proceeds to Glenn School.) Email Rev. Susan to volunteer for an hour shift!
4 - Loan us yard sale signs! 
5 - Donate items to sell from Glenn Schook table! Drop off in Room 211 (Wesley Fellowship Room) this week and clearly label for Yard Sale. 

Open Streets Emory Village
Sunday, October 28th
2 - 6 pm

Starts at 2pm SHARP with a costume parade, this is a great way for little ones (and grown-ups!) to get one bonus wear of their Halloween Costumes.
The parade is followed by GLENN UMC trunk-or-treating, pumpkin carving and includes many other fun activities and loads of live music and entertainment. The Druid Hills Cluster will have a face painting booth hosted by our talented middle school and high school face painters! Open Streets is a fun "human powered" afternoon full of community.
Pumpkin Patch for Youth Missions

October 10-31

Wednesday, October 10, 5:30 p. m. - All hands on deck for unloading the pumpkin truck at the Youth and Activities Building.  Pizza & drinks provided!

Pumpkin Patch hours: 
Weekdays, 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Sundays, 12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

19          Auction Committee Meeting - 9:15 AM Parlor
26          Spirit Day
31          Coffee with Kerry - Meet the New Director 8:30 AM - 9:20 AM
              Halloween Parade - 9:30 AM

1 & 2     Dialogue Days - School Closed
1-16      Canned Food Drive
9           Spirit Day
16         Thanksgiving Program - Family Event 11:00 AM,
             Students Dismissed with Parents
19-23    SCHOOL CLOSED - Thanksgiving Holidays

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