School District News

Dinner & auction to help Gladstone schools
The Gladstone Education Foundation [GEF] plans the Growing Great People Dinner & Auction to raise funds for local education and youth programs.

The event starts at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 6 at the World of Speed, 27490 SW 95th Avenue in Wilsonville. Dinner will be provided by Two Girls Catering. The cost is $75 per person or $600 for a table for 8. Table sponsorship is $700.

To donate auction items or purchase tickets, contact Executive Director Tammy Tracy at tracyt@gladstone.k12.or.us. Thanks to generous community support, last year GEF awarded $30,000 in grants to Gladstone schools. and youth programs.

Gladstone graduation rate hits historic high
Gladstone’s class of 2018 had a district graduation rate of over 88 percent, up nearly 3 percent from the previous year. The rate, a historic high, is more than 9 percent above the state average. In the past five years, the district raised the graduation rate over 9 percent.

Sports, arts, dance & driver education classes!
Gladstone’s community schools program offers low-cost classes and recreation programs for children, teens, and adults. Youth classes range from hip-hop and ballet to martial arts, sports, and driver education.. Adult courses include watercolor and oil painting, yoga, first aid, investing, and Spanish. To register, call 503.650.2570 or visit the website.