What’s new at the GCCF?

thMovie Night set for January 30
Wear your jammies, bring a blanket or cushion, and join us for popcorn & movies with oodles of GCCF kids. The event is Friday, January 30 from 6:15 to 7:45 p.m.
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TEFAP_family_food_boxFood Pantry now open!
Families facing hard times can visit the food pantry at Gladstone High School to get an emergency food box. The facility is open Thursdays from 3 to 5 p.m. in the portable nearest the GHS greenhouse on the north side of campus. (Easy access via Nelson Lane) Closed winter break. Reopens Jan. 8.
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help-now-but Family Resource Coordinator serves kids 8 and under
Families facing difficulties can get free help and support in navigating the maze of community services, health programs, and government agencies, thanks to the Family Resource Coordinator at the Gladstone Center for Children & Families.  For help, call Katrina Navarrete at 503-496-3943.
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Love kids? Love books? Volunteer as a mentor for Start Making a Reader Today (SMART), and you can spend 2 hours a week reading with preschoolers.

To find out more, call Nathan Buck at 971.634.1607 or email nbuck@getsmartoregon.org. ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………

chinese_cultureGladstone schools add K-8 Chinese program This year, Gladstone Schools will offer instruction in Chinese language and culture to students in grades K-8. Elementary and middle school students will learn Mandarin, while exploring Chinese culture, art, literature, foods, and music.
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imagesGladstone Schools open to transfer students Students who wish to transfer to Gladstone Schools from other school districts can find out how the process works by visiting this site. To transfer in, you must apply for and receive release from your home district.