Greenbrier Elementary School

August 17, 2007

21222 San Mar Road

Principal: Elaine Semler

Phone: 301-766-8170

Fax: 301-745-3321

Web site:

Start time: 7:55 a.m.

Dismissal: 2:25 p.m.

Grades: K-5

Date of construction: 1971

Age of building: 36 years


Size of building: 36,835 square feet

State-rated capacity: 252

Projected 2007-08 enrollment: 353

From the principal

Q. What are goals for the school year?

A. The Greenbrier Elementary staff has set the following goals to ensure success for every child:

a) Usage of high order questioning to a greater degree;

b) Tailoring instruction to meet each child's unique academic ability and learning style (especially in reading and in math);

and c) Providing clear, focused, effective instruction. Also, ongoing customer satisfaction is always our goal.

Q. What will help ensure a successful school year?

A. The continued collaborative effort of our Greenbrier Elementary professional learning community (including staff, parents, business partners and students) ? working together ? will ensure our most successful school year ever.

Q. Can students and staff expect any changes this school year?

A. Students and staff will enjoy the new structural changes to our building.

Also, we will be expanding our Spanish Signature Program to include fourth grade.

Q. What message would you like to send as the school year begins?

A. Welcome back to school year 2007-08. Join us at Greenbrier Elementary as we begin yet another exciting adventure into learning.

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