What’s new at Kraxberger?

New principal hired for KraxbergerThe District has hired Len Reed as the Principal of Kraxberger Middle School. Reed, who lives in Oak Grove, is currently a Planning Principal for Portland Public Schools.

 Ms. Reed’s administrative experience includes successfully increasing student achievement, boosting parent involvement, reducing bullying, using data teams to improve student outcomes, and implementing intervention systems by building relationships and encouraging appropriate behavior. In addition, she has successfully helped qualify two schools as demonstration sites for AVID, the college readiness system used at Kraxberger.

What’s the latest?
Check out the school newsletter and today’s announcements.

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, April 17, originally planned as a staff-only day, will become a regular school day for students. In addition, 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, and May 31.

Gladstone schools welcome non-resident students
Under Oregon law, students have the opportunity to attend a school outside their home district by applying for Open Enrollment. Gladstone is accepting applications for the 2017-18.

Sign up now for driver education & other activities:
Spring is the season of growth, 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.