What’s new at John Wetten?

Volunteers needed to lead clubs
This winter, volunteers are needed to lead after school clubs at John Wetten Elementary to help children develop new skills and interests. Possible ideas include chess, Legos, knitting, robotics, arts & crafts, drama, speech & debate, science, cooking, or book club, but other club types are welcome, too.

Group size will be limited to 10 students. The school will provide needed supplies, and assistance from a staff member.

Clubs meet one hour per week from 2:20 to 3:20 p.m. Each class will meet 4 to 8 times based on volunteer availability. To volunteer, contact Theresa Schmidt at 503.656.6564, ext. 265 or email schmidtt@gladstone.k12.or.us.

Sign up now for winter activities
Want to learn something new in 2017? 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.Join the Leopard Pride Parents Group!
We invite you to join our community of parents and faculty working together to provide student enrichment.  To get information send an email to JWEPFO@gmail.com.

Water & radon testing in Gladstone schools
This summer the Gladstone School District hired an independent lab to systematically test school faucets and drinking fountains to ensure a safe water supply. More than 500 water samples from the district’s five buildings were analyzed for lead and copper. Complete test results are available here.

“Protecting the health of our students and staff is a top priority,” said Superintendent Bob Stewart. “We moved quickly to remedy each problem identified before school started.”