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What’s happening in Gladstone Schools? Read the winter issue of The Glad Report and find out!
Gladstone schools open fall applications to non-residents
Those living outside the Gladstone School District can apply now to attend Gladstone Schools in 2018-19. Open Enrollment applications are available here. Applications are due April 1 for spots in grades K to 10. For more information, call Natalie Weninger at 503.496.3935. Outstanding programs include:
• Kindergarten science, music, P.E., and art
• Elementary technology, music, library, and P.E.
• Middle school AVID college readiness program.
• 5-day Outdoor School for all sixth grades
• 36 college-level high school courses
• 17 on-site career-technical classes
Spring recreation classes include options for all ages
Gladstone’s community schools program offers a wide range of opportunities for to master new skills or discover a new hobby. Adult classes range from technology use, cooking, and Spanish to organic gardening, art, and investing. Driver education is offered for teens, and youth classes include several dance and sports options. Register on-line at http://bit.ly/2lUiDaZ or phone 503.650.2570.
Kraxsberger 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!
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.”