Glen Iris Elementary School

Building a Community of Learners That Excel

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  • Welcome to the Glen Iris Elementary School website. We're confident you'll discover valuable information here, offering insight into the excellence of our school. Our dedicated teachers, administrators, and support staff prioritize delivering a high-quality education to every scholar. Open communication with parents, community members, and business leaders is essential to meeting our scholars' educational needs. This website serves as a vital connection, ensuring transparency and accessibility. We encourage you to visit often for updates and news.

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    Upcoming events and important dates for Birmingham City Schools & Glen Iris Elementary School:

    April 2024

    Child Abuse Prevention Month (Blue Ribbon Month)

    Counseling Awareness Month

    Multilingual Learner Advocacy Month

    School Library Month

    World Autism Awareness Month

    April 1: National Assistant Principals Week begins (Apr. 1-5)

    April 3: Paraprofessional Appreciation Day

    April 4: National School Librarian Day

    April 4: BCS Report Cards Go Home

    April 7: National Library Week begins (Apr. 7-13)

    April 10: Birmingham Stallions Visit Glen Iris Students

    April 22: Earth Day

    April 22: National Public School Volunteer Week (Apr. 22-26)

    April 23: National School Bus Drivers Day

    April 24: Administrative Professionals Day

    May 2024

    Asian & Pacific Island Heritage Month

    Military Appreciation Month

    National Mental Health Awareness Month

    National Physical Fitness & Sports Month

    May 1: National School Principals Day

    May 3: School Lunch Hero Day (#SchoolLunchHeroDay)

    May 3: BCS E-Learning Day

    May 3: GATOR BALL 

    May 6: National Teacher Appreciation Week begins (May 6-10) (#ThankATeacher)

    May 8: National School Nurses Day (#SND2024 #SchoolNurses)

    May 10: School Communicators Day (#SchoolCommunicatorDay)

    May 12: Mother's Day

    May 20-24: Penny WAR PTA

    May 18: National Speech Pathologist Day

    May 20 & 21: Field Day

    May 27: Memorial Day

    May 28: Honor & Awards Day - First - 4th Grades

    May 29: Kindergarten Promotion Program 9:00 AM

    May 29: Pre-K Moving Up Program 11:00 AM

    May 30: Fifth Grade Promotion 9:00 AM

    May 30: Parent Involvement Final Meeting

    June 2024

    National Safety Month

    June 4: Students Last Day of School

    June 16: Father's Day

    June 19: Juneteenth

    May 27: Memorial Day

    Summer School: June 11 - July 10

    July 2024

    July 4: Independence Day


  • Nature's Classroom: 5th Grade Explores Camp McDowell!

    "Aula de la Naturaleza: ¡Quinto Grado Explora Camp McDowell!"


  • Character Carnival: A Day of Fun with Favorite Book Characters!

    "Caravana de Personajes: ¡Un Día Divertido con los Personajes Favoritos de los Libros!"


  • Gator Tennis Crew: Serving Up Success!

    Equipo de Tenis Gator: ¡Triunfando en la Cancha!

  • PBIS Party: Celebrating Positive Behavior!

    Fiesta de PBIS: ¡Celebrando el Comportamiento Positivo!

  • Forecast Frenzy: James Spann Visits Glen Iris!

    Fiebre de Pronósticos: ¡James Spann Visita Glen Iris!

    James Spann, thank you for joining us and engaging with our scholars! They truly enjoyed your visit!

    Gracias, James Spann, por venir y hablar con nuestros alumnos! ¡Se divirtieron muchísimo!

  • Glen Dance Gators: Dancing to Success!

    Glen Dance Gators: Bailando hacia el Éxito!

    Dancing their way to success and winning hearts with their entertaining moves! The Glen Dance Gators are unstoppable.

    Bailando hacia el éxito y ganándose los corazones con sus movimientos entretenidos. Los Glen Dance Gators son imparables.

  • Southern Research Center visits Ms. Townley’s 3rd Grade Class 

    Southern Research Center visita la clase de tercer grado de la Sra. Townley

  • Gator Soccer Triumph: Champions of the Field!

    Triunfo del Fútbol Gator: Campeones del Campo!

    Fueled by passion and teamwork! Our Gator soccer team gives their all on the field.

    Inspirados por la pasión y el trabajo en equipo. ¡Nuestro equipo de fútbol Gator da lo mejor en el campo!

  • Gator Hoops: Dominating the Court!

    Baloncesto Gator: Dominando la Cancha

    Gator Dynasty: Three-Peat Champions!

    Dinastía Gator: Campeones del Tres-Peat

  • Glen Iris Gators Cheerleaders: Energizing the Crowd

    Porristas de Glen Iris Gators: energizando a la multitud


  • Melodic Journey: 4th Grade Music Walk Adventure!

    Viaje Musical: Aventura de Paseo Musical para Cuarto Grado

    'When Instruments Roamed the Earth!' trip to the Alys Stephens Center enjoyed by our 4th graders!

    '¡El viaje 'Cuando los Instrumentos Vagaban por la Tierra!' al Alys Stephens Center fue disfrutado por nuestros estudiantes de cuarto grado!