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Discover the Greene Difference

At Greene we put our students first, so we asked them what they enjoy most about Greene. Watch the video created by Greene’s Student Council and scroll down to see our impressive stats!

https://greene.pausd.org/school-life/discover-the-greene-difference

Engaging Minds and Supporting Students

Greene Middle School offers a number of awesome and fun opportunities for our students everyday like…

  • Greene offers over 40 different elective courses for our students. Our electives allow our students to explore and find their passions by offering courses in Music, Language, Art, Computers, Drama, Family and Consumer Science, Engineering Technology, and other unique offering like AVID, Broadcast Media, Leadership and more. Click here to see our full list of elective offerings.
  • Greene has student clubs that meet during lunch and after school every day of the week. Click here to learn more. 
  • Greene takes a proactive approach in our student supports.
    • Greene offers in-school and after-school academic support programs for students. Click hereto learn more. 
    • The Greene Counseling Department meets with teachers on a weekly basis to identify students in need of support and develop a plan of action to support the students. Click hereto learn more. 
    • The Greene Health Services Department works to promotes the physical, mental, and social health to maximize achievement and well being of our students. Click here to learn more.
    • Greene Meal Services offers brunch and lunch that is free for all students, while also being delicious and healthy to power our students. Click here to learn more.

2022 A Great Year at Greene

  • Greene has held two successful dances where over 75% of the students participated, supported by Student Council. 
  • Greene has held 3 successful concerts, where the success was illustrated by all of the smiles on faces of proud parents, teachers, and administrators.
  • All 3 middle school choirs performed together, as a further example of collaboration and community.
  • 136 Students participated in AMC 8 a 25 question, 40-minute multiple choice examination in middle school mathematics designed to promote the development and enhancement of problem-solving skills.
    • What is a good score on the AMC? In the most recent year, the average AMC-8 score was ten questions right out of 25.
      • Greene 8th-Grade Average Score: 13
      • Greene 7th-Grade Average Score: 11
      • Greene 6th-Grade Average Score: 10
  • Greene Science Olympiad Placed 4th in the NorCal Regional Competition
    • Greene students earned 24 medals!
  • Greene students took 10th in the 2022 Bird Science Olympiad Tournament consisting of 207 teams from 26 different states
    • Greene took 10th!
    • Greene students medaled in 17 out of the 30 events!
  • Greene students are preparing for the National Technology Association (TSA) Competition
    • Currently 5 Greene teams rank in the top 25 nationally
    • 4 teams have earned invitations to compete in the National Championships in Dallas, Texas.
    • Greene currently have the #1 ranked team in the state!
      • Greene has won 1st place in California from 2017-2021. 
      • Greene was 3rd in the nation in 2017-18
      • Greene was 1st in the nation in 2018-19
      • Greene was 2nd in the nation in 2021-22

Excelling Academically

Greene Middle School consistently ranks among the top middle schools in California.

THANK YOU

Many, many thanks to the almost 300 families, staff/teachers, and community members who have chosen to support Greene with a donation to the PTA. We’re so close to our goal of $154K coming in at $133K or 86%, just $21K short. We are so grateful for your generosity and support – THANK YOU.

We can easily make up our $21K shortfall with your help. 

  • Did you already make a donation? Could your employer possibly double it? Many Bay Area corporations have a Corporate Matching program. Click on the link to see if your employer does. 
  • Interested in closing the gap by building community? Greene parents have come together to co-host over 30 fundraising parties for students, families, and parents! Please take a look at our Just Parties webstore to see if there’s a fun party you would like to join. All ticket proceeds go to the Greene PTA.  
  • Want to show your School Spirit? The Greene Spirit Wear store is now open until Friday! Proceeds are split between Greene’s Association Student Body (ASB, aka Student Council) and the Greene PTA.
  • Do you shop on Amazon? Pick Greene PTA as your charity on AmazonSMILE
  • Do we take checks? Yes! Please make check payable to Greene PTA and either drop it off at the School Office or mail to: Greene PTA ℅ Greene Middle School, 750 N. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA, 94303. 

AmazonSMILE

Do you know that you can select Greene Middle School PTA as your charity on AMAZON SMILE?

Please click on this link to check your AMAZON SMILE charity https://smile.amazon.com/charity/my-impact 

Please check/or change your “Current Charity” to “Greene Middle School PTA

When SHOPPING use the AMAZON SMILE link: smile.amazon.com 

(And bookmark this to use for all your shopping)

Can’t wait to see how much our Greene Families will donate to our Greene Middle School PTA through AMAZON SMILE!

Go Jaguars!