What’s new at the GCCF?

Registration for fall kindergarten
If your child will begin kindergarten this fall, there are two days to drop off your registration packet: Monday, April 3 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. or Wednesday, April 5 from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Gladstone Center for Children & Families: 18905 Portland Ave. Please contact Heidi Smith at 503.496.3939 if you have questions.

Gladstone schools welcome non-resident students
Under Oregon law, students have the opportunity to attend a school outside their home district by applying for Open Enrollment. Gladstone is accepting applications for the 2017-18 school year for grades K-10 through April 1. Find out more and apply today.

Sponsors support kindergarten enrichment and support to students
Thank you to the following organizations and individuals who are supporting kindergarten classes with a generous donation of $250. The funds provide for students in need and classroom projects such as science lessons, art classes, and field trips.
• Bob and Melissa Everett
• Douglas Buchner
• Rich Vargo Insurance, Nationwide
• Tri-City Baptist Church
• Eye to Eye Clinic
• Gold Wrench Automotive
• Gladstone Kiwanis
• Fox Erosion Control & Landscape
• Edward Jones broker Brian Sutton
• Gladstone/Oak Lodge Rotary

Thursday activities prepare children for kindergarten
To boost school-readiness skills, the Gladstone Center for Children & Families [GCCF} offers a series free events each Thursday from 4:15 to 5 p.m. Each child gets a free book!
Story Hour [1st Thursdays] Share books and educational activities.
Activity Hour [2nd Thursdays] Build social skills, language skills, and coordination through games and fun!
STEAM Hour [3rd Thursdays] Explore Science, Tech, Engineering, Art, and Math.
Science Hour [4th Thursdays] Try hands-on science projects & make new friends!

Sign up now for spring activities:
Spring is the season of growth, so why not learn something new? Gladstone’s Community Schools program offers classes and activities for adults and kids. From ukulele and Spanish to dance and sports, you will find fun, affordable courses for the whole family! Register now by clicking the Learning for Life button.