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  • Community Liaison Services

    The Community Liaison works with students, families, and the community to help meet the needs of Glenwood School. The Community Liaison has helped with the following:

    1. Writing grants to help secure funding for school programs. Over the past year and a half the CLW has secured over $25 000 in funding for the following:
    • portable soccer nets
    • recess equipment
    • drum fit equipment
    • mental health wellness kits (Grades 3-6)
    • Indigenous Games Materials (Foxtails)
    • funding for the school BBQ
    • school snack program
    • school emergency breakfast and lunches
    • seasonal and emergency hampers for families
    • new fridge for canteen
    • gardening materials/equipment for all grade 1,2, 5, and 6 students to grow their own plants or mini gardens and keep them. (Spring 2023)


    2) Developed programs in partnership with Glenwood Community Centre

    • Learn to Skate program for students in Grades 3-6. The community club received a grant that will allow us to purchase new equipment to help grow the program.
    • Gardening Program – Students and the daycare will learn about healthy eating and how food grows by having access to 6 garden beds as part of a larger gardening initiative.
    • Hampers – The community club and Glenwood school put together over 28 hampers  for families in the Glenwood community.

    In addition to everything mentioned above a Community Liaison can assist with the following:

    -finding recreation opportunities              -help finding a family doctor        -getting ID (Health Card,SIN,etc)

    -locating resources/programs                    -securing hampers                           -registering for programs

    -food or clothing needs                                 - supporting the PAC                       -developing partnerships


    The CLW also works with students in the school by providing the following:

    -one on one support                                       -intramurals                                       -snack program

    -clothing closet                                                 -volunteer opportunities              -small group work

    -skating program                                              -garden program (spring 2023)   -fundraising


    If you ever have any questions, please feel free to contact the school.

    Glenwood School Community News

    Glenwood School was very active this year and students participated in a wide variety of activities:


    Soccer Day - Glenwood school hosted a soccer for over 100 students in Gr 5/6 from St. George, Ecole Varennes, and Windsor School at the U of M indoor soccer complex.

    January -May  

    Over 170 students in Grade 3-8 took part in skating lessons at Glenwood C.C. A big thanks to all our student volunteers from Dakota and Glenlawn!


    The WRENCH held a Bike Bazaar at Glenwood School where over 25 students got a new bike or had their bike repaired.


    -Glenwood School planted various plants and flowers in 7 garden beds in a joint project with Glenwood C.C.

    - Students in grades K-2, and 5/6 grew strawberry plants and then got to take them home along with a gardening tool kit and watering can.

     -Glenwood school hosted a Sports Day for students in gr 5/6 from Ecole Varennes and St. George school. Students had the opportunity to try a wide variety of sports such as Lacrosse, Angleball, Kabaddi, Foxtails, Tchoukball, Field Hockey, Soccer, and Flab Football. Unfortunately, we had to cut the day short due to heavy rain, but we look forward to hosting a similar event in the future. We would like to thank Participaction and the Government of Canada for providing the funding for this event.


    Coming in 2023/24

    Vertical Farming Wall - Students will have the opportunity to grow a wide variety of plants indoors using LED lights while learning about the future of food.

    After School Programming - Indoor Soccer - Glenwood school will be offering an 8 week fall and winter session of indoor soccer. More details will be released in September.

    Movie Night(s) - A movie night will be held at Glenwood School or Glenwood C.C in October. A big thanks to Deep and Pauline in Gr 6/7 for their help with the "student interest" survey. 

    Sports Days - We have some fun Sports Days planned but won't be revealing any details until the fall as we want it to be a surprise!


    Jason Ritchot

    Community Liaison - Glenwood School