Keep kids busy all summer long
Need a plan to keep your kids active, learning, and busy all summer long? Look no further: our Summer Activity & Resource Guide has opportunities for every age.
July 11 Golf Tournament to raise funds for schools
Golfers, bring your foursome to the annual golf tournament organized by the Gladstone Education Foundation. All proceeds benefit Gladstone Schools & youth programs. The tournament has a shotgun start at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 11 at Stone Creek Golf Course. Participation is $125 per golfer or $450 per foursome. Hole sponsorship is $250 or $750 with golf for 4. To sponsor a hole or to register your team, call Tammy Tracy at 503.655.2777 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Summer recreation program offers sports, arts, day camps
Gladstone’s community schools program offers low-cost summer classes, day camps, and activities for children, teens, and adults. Youth classes range from theater, guitar, hip-hop and ballet to martial arts, sports camps, day camps, driver education, and babysitting classes. Adult courses include watercolor, mosaics, and garden art as well as canning, yoga, first aid, investing, ukulele, and much more. To register, visit www.gladstone.k12.or.us or call 503.650.2570.
Support Kraxberger Rising
Kraxberger Rising will help our middle schoolers rise up to meet the challenges of today’s students through help in three targeted areas:
• A Student Resource Center to provide on-site clothes, food, school supplies, and social services.
• A Student Celebration Center, a gathering place to honor kindness, community, performing arts, and academic success.
• A Family Resource Center where middle school parents can mentor and learn from each other, and families can connect with support programs. [Read the full Blog]
6th grade math scores soar
Kraxberger’s sixth grade math students also exceeded the state average, with scores up over 12 percent from the previous year. “Our team has done outstanding work to make this significant progress,” said Patterson. “We intend to keep the momentum going.”
Kraxberger launches Twitter feed
Track the latest news from Kraxberger Middle School by following us on Twitter: @WLKBulldog. Principal Len Reed will keep you informed. Please retweet our posts to help build the Kraxberger fan base!