Category Archive: General News

Independence Recreation FALL registration INFO!

Parents,  The Fall 2017 Independence Township Recreation Soccer registration is now open.  Please view the attached flyer for more information. Thank You

You could help the PTO!

Did you know you could earn money for the PTO just by searching the internet? Stop using Google or Yahoo for your internet searches and start using GOODSEARCH.COM instead! Sign up by searching for “Great Meadows” as your charity!


July 10-14th OR July 17th-21st Boy/Girls entering grades 3rd-6th

CORRECTION: 5th grade send off

There was an error in last week’s update.  The 5th grade send off at the Belvedere pool is June 8th.

Liberty Field Day!

Hi Liberty Parents! Field Day is Friday and we are looking for a few donations as well as volunteers. Volunteers will need to be at the school by around 8:45/9 to set up and it is scheduled to last until 2. Please note that, per school policy, unless you have a Visitor sticker, you will …

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Central School Field Day!

Central School Field Day Wednesday May 31, 2017 The weather looks fine! Please dress your child for outdoor play.  They will need sneakers, sunscreen, a hat and a water bottle. On Field Day the cafeteria will be serving hot dogs (not breakfast). We are looking forward to a dry and fun filled day of activity.  …

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Please be advised, due to this morning’s weather, Central School’s Field Day will be postponed to Wednesday, May 31.

Field Day T-shirts

We have a few extra, (6)  field day t shirts. If you didn’t order one and would like to email Cheryl the size and grade of your child, she can check availability.

Food Donations Needed!

Food Donations (homemade or store bought) are needed for the Middle School Staff Appreciation Lunch this Friday May 26. If you are able to donate, please contact Erin Mayo at

Labels for Education

This program has ended, however Campbell’s will still accept UPCs that have the “Labels for Education” Logo. Look for the “Labels for Education” logo on popular brands such as Campbell’s, Pace, Pepperidge Farms, Spaghetti O’s, and V8.

Corporate Matching Gifts and PTO Donations

Does your company have a matching gift program? As a 501c organization, you may be able to double your gift to the PTO! Check with your Human Resources department and as always, we appreciate your support!

Great Meadows Car Magnets – New Lower Price!

The PTO still has car magnets to show your school pride and has lowered the price to $1 per magnet while supplies last.  If interested in a magnet, email the PTO at GMRSDPTO@GMAIL.COM

Great Meadows Fall 5K

  Help support the Great Meadows Regional School District PTO’s first ever sanctioned 5K run on October 14th 2017 at the Field of Dreams in Great Meadows, NJ.  This is a family friendly event where the PTO is looking to raise funds to make enhancements to the Library/Media Centers for all schools in our district. Runners …

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PTO Weekly Update

PTO President Update We have one parent who has confirmed that they will step up and run for President, however this job is much easier if there are two co-presidents.  With that said, the PTO is looking for at least one more parents to run as Co-President.  If you are interested, or would like more …

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Liberty & Central Book Fair

Liberty and Central Book Fairs –  MAY 2 & 3 – Please visit the calendar for more details! OR Shop the Fair online at

Clothing Drive 5/13/2017 (rain or shine)

Clean out your closets help raise funds for the GMRSD PTO Supporting Big Brothers/Big Sisters Email with additional questions as to what can be accepted. Rain or Shine! Date: May 13th, 2017 Time: 9 AM -3 PM Location/Address: The Field of Dreams, Independence NJ  


At last Wednesday’s meeting (April 12), it was decided to postpone the elections to the May 10th Meeting as no one has stepped up to run for President or Co-President yet.  The May 10th meeting will be the last chance for someone(s) to step up; otherwise a decision will have to be made at that …

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