• Welcome to the 2017-2018 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 (2016-2017) the GL PTO spent over $28,000 on programs and purchases at the high school. These included the following

    Teacher Grants: $2,047
    Scholarships: $3,750
    Hospitality/Staff Appreciation: $1,068
    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!!
    Click here for membership information.