Programs & Activities

Programs & Activites 

Parent Involvement Policy PDF Document

Glenwood has a very active PTC (Parent/Teacher Council). EVERY Parent is a member of this Council.  We would LOVE to have you join us.  More Parents = more fun and more opportunities we can offer our students.  We support many activities here at Glenwood such as:

  • Fundraising
  • Glenwood Carnival
  • Field Trips (Supporting Kentwood Public Schools Curriculum)
  • Mileage Fall and Spring Running/Walking Club
  • Popcorn Day
  • Winter Dance

Glenwood provides an extensive list of activities and programs designed to enhance educational goals.  Information regarding any of the following may be readily obtained from the school.


  •  Four Blocks Framework and Strategies for Language Arts
  • Learning Standards  K-5 for all curriculum areas
  • Linda Mood Bell programs for appropriate students
  • Intervention and Enrichment Groups for Reading and Math
  • Chicago Everyday Mathematics Program
  • Read Naturally - reading frequency program
  • True Success Program
  • Art, Music and Physical Education Programs
  • Social/Emotional Support
  • Instructional Support Services
  • Drug Education Program (Michigan Health Model and Elementary Guidance Program)
  • Annual 5th grade Squid and Pig Heart Dissection
  • Annual 4th grade Shark Dissection and Owl Pellets
  • March is Reading Month
  • IMPACT Program to support Gifted & Talented
  • Odyssey of the Mind program for students in grades 3 -5
  • ARCH Program
  • Summer School Program
  • Readiness and Preschool Programs
  • Kids Hope Mentors
  • Kentwood Community Church Volunteers/Partnership
  • DIBELS Testing K-2
  • K-5 District Assessments in Reading, Writing, and Math
  • Third Grade-M-Step English, Language Arts, and Math
  • Fourth Grade-M-Step English, Language Arts, and Math
  • Fifth Grade-M-Step English, Language Arts, Math, Social Studies, and Science

More Activities

  • "Jump Rope for Heart" Program
  • Talent Show
  • Glenwood Field Day and Picnic
  • District-Wide Fifth Grade Track and Field Competition
  • Annual Wax Museum
  • Student Council
  • Good Character Traits-Monthly Themes with Lunch with the Principal
  • Mobile Dentist Visits
  • Family Game Night
  • Family Movies Nights
  • Mileage Spring Running/Walking Club
  • Fifth Grade basketball for boys and girls
  • Annual Talent Show
  • "Girls on the Run" program
  • Red Cross
  • Young Authors (every other year)
  • Grandparents/Special Friends Day
  • Junior Achievement Economics Learning Partner
  • Mobile Vision Visits
  • Safety Patrol

Information regarding any of these programs and activities may be readily obtained from the school.

Glenwood Elementary 912 Silverleaf Kentwood, MI 49508 P: 616-455-2510 F: 616-455-0320



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Our Michele Munoz is featured in the linked article above showing her insight and leadership to shift the focus and learning in Math.