What’s new at the GCCF?

What do you think?
As Gladstone Schools prepares to invest an added $1.4 million per year in our students, we want to know about your child’s education experiences, your family’s education needs, and what would help your child succeed. Please take a few minutes to take two surveys:
Youth Truth Survey: http://ytsurvey.org/gsdfamily19 
District Survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/GladstoneSSA

District seeks public input on school technology plan
Gladstone Schools is seeking community members to help update the district’s technology plan. This is a short-term commitment:
• Wednesday evening, October 23
• Saturday morning, October 26
• Tuesday evening, November 5
For information, contact Lennie Bjornsen at bjornsenl@gladstone.k12.or.us or call 503.780.2658 by October 22.

GCCF offers free monthly parenting classes
Help is available to parents of children six and under thanks to a series of monthly parenting classes at the Gladstone Center for Children & Families. All classes are free, with free dinner and childcare provided. Each class runs once a month from 6 to 8 p.m. September through June at 18905 Portland Avenue. To register, call Chelsea Hamilton at 503.367.9116 or email ClackamasParenting@gmail.com. Courses include Beautiful Babies [first Thursdays], Terrific Toddlers [second Thursdays], and Growing Up [third Thursdays].

Recreation program offers dance, sports and more!
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, visit www.gladstone.k12.or.us or call 503.650.2570.

SMART seeks volunteers and site coordinators
Start Making A Reader Today [SMART] is seeking site coordinators to volunteer in preschools and elementary schools in Gladstone. SMART volunteers help children develop a love of reading by sharing books with adult mentors two times a week. The program runs October through May during school hours with a minimum volunteer commitment of one day per week. To apply, visit www.getsmartoregon.org/volunteer