What’s new at John Wetten?

School Board seeks applicants for Board vacancy
With position 3 open on the Gladstone School Board, the board is seeking applicants for the position, which will serve from June 14, 2017 to June 30, 2019. Applications are due in the Superintendent’s office by May 24. After Board review, interviews will be conducted May 30 &/or 31. The Board will appoint the new board member on June 14. The application form is available here.

Superintendent emphasizes inclusion, equity
In his latest blog post, Superintendent Bob Stewart talks about the need to build inclusion, safety, and equity for every student. He asks students, staff, parents, and community members to join the school district in reinforcing this across Gladstone. Read the blog here.

School calendar changes in response to snow days
After missing several school days due to icy road conditions, the Gladstone School District revised the school calendar to add back instructional hours. Under the new calendar, 5 Wednesdays formerly planned as early-release days will become full school days. Those dates are as follows: April 5, April 19, May 3, May 17, May 31. June 14 is also a full school day.

Sign up now for summer activities:
Summer is fun time, 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.

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.