Welcome to the 2019-2020 school year at
Governor Livingston High School
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 2019-20 Family Membership & Faculty/Staff Membership Forms
Did you know?
This past year (2018-2019) the GL PTO spent over $........ on programs and purchases at the high school. These included the following
Teacher Grants: $
Hospitality/Staff Appreciation: $
Project Graduation 2019: $June 2018 Cool the School: The GLPTO approved a project to air condition all of the classrooms in GL. The total project cost was $48,000 and some was completed in only one year!!
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.
2018/2019 Teacher Grants
Kathleen McCullough & Marissa Gold
Supplies for Ceramics and 3D forms for a project to explore the auditory elements of windchimes
Seminar on sports and action photography
2018 Garden State Teen Award winning books for the GL Library
Special education social studies materials for the GL library
Books, eBooks, and DVDs for the GL Library to support Advanced Human Behavior class
Books, eBooks, and DVDs for the GL Library to support Economics class
Color wheel guides and art supplies for Foundations in Art, Photography, and Graphics Design classes
External hard drive for Web Design and Animation projects. Paint needed for Digital Imaging class
Materials to support end of year activities in Open Studio, AP Art
Chair, lamp, and stress balls for space to support gradual re-entry to classroom
Join us — and make a difference!!
Click here for membership information.