What’s new at John Wetten?

GCCF provides free meals for kids
Gladstone Schools has a new pickup schedule for grab & go meals. Stop by each Wednesday to pick up 5 breakfasts & 5 lunches per students. Drive through & walk up service is provided to protect social distancing. Children need not come with you. Free meals continue through August 12.
Gladstone Center for Children & Families
18905 Portland Avenue
9-10 a.m. every Wednesday

Register now for Kindergarten
While there is no registration deadline, families are urged to register as soon as possible so teachers and staff can prepare to welcome new students. If you have any questions, contact school secretary Heidi Smith at smithh@gladstone.k12.or.us or leave a message at 503.496.3939.

Register for school in Gladstone
If you recently moved to Gladstone, you can register for school and participate in our distance learning program from home until schools reopen as usual. To register, contact the school secretary:

Kindergarten — Gladstone Center for Children & Families
Grades 1-5 — John Wetten Elementary
Linda Alberico: albericol@gladstone.k12.or.us
Grades 6-8 — Kraxberger Middle School
Jennifer Bokenyi: bokenyij@gladstone.k12.or.us
Grades 9-12 — Gladstone High
Vicki Baker: bakerv@gladstone.k12.or.us
To transfer to Gladstone from another district, contact Natalie Weninger at weningern@gladstone.k12.or.us

Protect yourself and others from COVID-19
To prevent germs from spreading, please remind your child to wash hands thoroughly and often, cough into a tissue or their sleeve, and wear a mask in indoor public places as required by the state. Anyone who is sick should stay home until 72 hours after all symptoms subside.

Taking care of yourself is Job One!
In difficult and uncertain times, the most important thing you can do is take care of yourself. Here are some tips from GHS counselors on self care strategies to manage your stress and help you focus on the positive.

Website helps families with distance learning
We have a new resource for families figuring out distance learning. Learn:
• How to connect to the Internet
• How to check out a Chromebook
• How students in grades K-5 can access Seesaw
• How students in grades 6-12 can access Google Classroom

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 about the plan.

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.