GW Elementary School Upcoming Events and Fundraisers


The GW Elementary School is proud to share its upcoming school events and fundraisers!

Don’t forget about our weekly Tuesday tours of the school that are open to the public  They begin at 9:30am, so arrive about five minutes early outside of the main office.


Yankee Candle Fundraiser
Ongoing through April 12th.
Fundraising Packets went home with the children last week. This sale will run through April 12th. All proceeds from this fundraiser will allow the PTO to fund end of year field Trips.

Spring Book Sale
Monday April 9 – 11
A three day book sale event. Children can puruse and purchase books. All proceeds to support the GW PTO and their events/activities.

Parent/Teacher Conferences and Parent Book Fair Night
Thursday, April 11th
Parent/teacher conferences. Parents will also have the opportunity to view the book sale and make purchases.

5th Grade visit to Marist College
Friday, May 3rd
All day. The children will visit Marist College and be treated to a spectacular lunch!

5th Grade Yard Sale and Lemonade Stand
Friday, May 10th
2:00pm – 4:00pm
The children will be located on the front lawn of the GW School. Proceeds will help to fund a ‘moving up’ ceremony for our 4th and 5th graders.

Clothing and Toy Drive
May 17th
8:00am – 4:00pm
Bring used clothing and toys to the GW Elementary School. Donate!

E I  John. J. Harvey Fireboat Field Trip (Tugboats in the Rondout Creek and Hudson River)
Wednesday, May 29th
Thanks to GW Parent Ann Loeding, the 1/2/3 graders will enjoy a field trip to the Rondout Creek to ride the John J. Harvey Fireboat out into the Hudson River!

E II – Camp Seewackamano
Thursday, June 13th
The GW Elementary School 4th and 5th graders will return to Camp Seewackamano this summer. We are happy to continue the tradition!

For more information, contact GW PTO President Stephanie Uzee at