Green Gazette

December 2022

Green Township Elementary

Stay connected to Green Township Elementary by following us on Facebook or Twitter. Please contact the office for more immediate needs.
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Upcoming Events

December 4-10 Shop and Donate at Fables and Fairytales in Downtown Martinsville

December 5-6 2nd Grade PLTW Learning Trip

December 7 PTO Meeting 4:00

December 8 3rd Grade Caroling on WCBK

December 14 Winter Concert for Kindergarten and 3rd Grade 6:30

December 15 4th Grade Learning Trip to the Benjamin Harrison Home

December 15 School Board Meeting 7:00

December 20 Winter Classroom Parties 2:30

December 21-January 3 Winter Break

Student Handbook

Click on this button for the MSD of Martinsville elementary school handbook.

Character Counts at Green!

Students are nominated by a school staff member for exemplifying our trait of the month. They earn a brag tag and their picture on the Wall of Fame. Congratulations to students nominated for showing generosity in the month of November:


Jasper Smith-Beshears, Lucas Wessel, John Lambert, Kole Bowling, Avery Sims, Oaklynn Franklin, Jacob Carmichael, Beau Craven, Callie Bingham, Aubree Gruell, Christian Hayden, Cassius Stephey, Isaiah Twombly, Charleigh Bow, Rosie Hickman, Korbin Morgan, Aubree Carey, Sawyer Cox, and Paul Stafford.

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Coffee with the Counselors

This is a brand new offering from the MSD of Martinsville counselors!

Notes From the Office

Only adults listed on a student's emergency contacts will be able to check out a student from school. In addition, anyone picking up a child, will need identification to be able to check a student out of school.


We have a limited number of extra winter supplies in the clinic. Please make sure your child is dressed for the weather because classes participate in outside recess even in cooler temperatures. If you need assistance in obtaining a coat, hat, or gloves for your child [children] please let us know.


Any changes to your child's dismissal procedure need to be sent to Mrs. McCartney before 3:00.


All volunteers must have a limited criminal history and sex offender background check performed by the school every year. This includes anyone interested in helping out with classroom parties. This process can take some time, so please contact the office well in advance of the school or classroom event.

What's for Breakfast and Lunch?

Click here for information about school meals at Artie's Cafe.

Curricular Materials and Meal Assistance Program

This program helps families receive a discount on lunch and curricular fees if you qualify. Participating in this program can help Green Township Elementary because many grants and organizations provide additional funding to the school and district based on the number of qualifying families. Even if you think you will not qualify, please take a moment to read the information:

Assistance Application

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Inclement Weather and Real Time Instructional Days

School delays, early dismissals, or cancellations are determined by countywide weather conditions and are reviewed by a team of district staff. In addition, the MSD of Martinsville utilizes the National Weather Service website at www.nws.noaa.gov/om/cold/wind_chill.shtml.

Before school, a decision will be made by 5:30 a.m. and communicated to you and your family in the following ways:


  1. Staff/ parents will be notified through an all-call using School Messenger. (Telephone numbers are generated from our Skyward database. At your convenience, please check Skyward to ensure your telephone number is up-to-date for this academic year.)
  2. Communication will be added to the district's website and social media accounts: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and MSD of Martinsville.
  3. Communication will be sent to the following radio and TV stations: WCBK, WISH 8, WRTV-6, WTHR-13, and Fox-59.
  4. This information can also be found on our website https://www.msdofmartinsville.org/safety/.

What is Real Time Learning?

If it is known IN ADVANCE that school will be closed for a day or multiple days, families will be notified in advance and students will learn from home. Real Time Learning involves lessons being presented live to students via Zoom. After the lesson, teachers will be available to help students through their work while also answering questions. There will be two sessions: a morning Zoom for reading and an afternoon Zoom for math and other subjects.


These days will count as a full day of learning with the state and do not need to be made up. The following schedule will be used during REAL Time Learning:

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