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Welcome to the 2016-2017 school year at
Governor Livingston High School
            
             
 
            
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About the PTO

Research shows that students with involved parents
perform better in school, score better on standardized tests, have fewer behavioral problems are less likely to use drugs and alcohol, and go to better colleges. We encourage parents
to join the PTO and get involved.Click here for membership information.


Did you know?
This past year (2015-2016) the GL PTO spent over $45,000 on programs and purchases at the high school. These included the following

Teacher Grants: $3,100
Scholarships: $3,750
Hospitality/Staff Appreciation: $1,500
Project Graduation 2015: $24,000

2016 summer the GLPTO provided the funding for 35-40 white boards to be installed in the classrooms at a cost of $9,300. We contributed $4,000 for Marlon Smith, a nationally acclaimed motivational speaker, to present student and parent programs.  The GL PTO paid for 2 water bottle filling stations for a cost of almost $2,800. 

The GL PTO purchased a site license for Adobe Creative Suite 6.0 for $13,500. This software is used by students in eight classes, the yearbook and the newspaper.  The PTO also refurbished 2 staff lounges and the guidance conference room for a total of $7,500.  


In 2015, the entire HIGHLANDER WAY, at a cost of $31,200, was installed by the varsity softball field. Families can continue to purchase commemorative bricks to honor their GL students. (click here to purchase a brick)

 
In 2013, the GLPTO replaced the marquis sign at the student's entrance with a full color electronic sign at a cost of $11,500.            

All members are welcome to attend all meetings where committee chairs and administrators provide regular updates on Curriculum, Budget, BOE and School news.

 

2016/2017 Teacher Grants

Staff Member

Description

Amount

Lisa Ketcherick

Science World Magazines

$214

Geralyn Mohr

Paints and brushes-for Chuck Close project

 166

Neal Korn

Paints and brushes

 200

Catherine Avino

Makerspace items such as Legos, games, puzzles, crafts and coloring materials

 200

Martha Finch

Clothing for Flour babies

 39

Marissa Gold

Cloud Clay for lesson on artists who have had or became disabled. 

 200

Yuthika Deva

Pens with the GL name on them and folders, paper and water to be given to college reps to help publicize the Governor Livingston name

 200

Andrew Ziobro

Gift card prizes for participation in an hour of code

   50

Jeanne Ringwood

Paints and brushes for painting new mural in health office- done by students.

200

Michelle Morin/Bob Segear

Funding for student and staff Mindfulness Presentation

250

Total

 

$1,719

 

Join us — and make a difference!!
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