What’s new at John Wetten?

 

Due to icy roads, Gladstone schools will open 2 hours later than usual on Friday, January 17.

School buses will pick students up 2 hours later than usual.

District plan for new funds based on public input
The Student Success Act will bring Gladstone Schools over $1 million per year starting in fall 2020. The district plan for how to spend these funds to boost student achievement will be based on input from parents, staff and students gathered in fall 2019.
Find out the latest about the plan.

Wetten students win at attendance game
At John Wetten Elementary, school attendance has improved by 5% since September thanks to a new incentive program based on the game Monopoly. Absenteeism has dropped to 12%. Students love the competition between classes, and they encourage their friends to come to school. They are excited to win prizes like a class popcorn party for hitting attendance milestones.

Rotary donates dictionaries to third graders
The Gladstone/Oak Lodge Rotary club donated dictionaries to all 143 third graders at John Wetten Elementary.

Wetten jog-a-thon raises over $24,000
Students at John Wetten raised more than $24,085 at their fall jog-a-thon. The top student fundraiser was Samael Perez, who brought in $1,020 single-handedly. Some of the funds raised will cover the cost of events throughout the year, including the dance party, the school carnival, staff appreciation, and staff conference dinners. In addition, the funds will be used for classroom supplies, field trips, technology, and school activities.

Please inform the school about after school transportation changes
Do you need to change your child’s transportation after school?  Email JWETRANSPORTATION@GLADSTONE.K12.OR.US.  Please have all changes to us no later than 2 p.m. (1 p.m. on Wednesdays).  If you have any questions please contact our Transportation Secretary, Sharon Wadsworth at wadsworths@gladstone.k12.or.us.