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Have a terrific summer, Griffins! . . . Gladstone Office CLOSED - June 27 - July 25.
Updated June 25, 2012    
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CONGRATULATIONS, GRIFFINS! We are a 10!
This week, the Calfornia Department of Education (CDE) released the 2011 CST Similar Schools Rankings.  This takes the CST results from May of 2011 and compares them to 100 schools that the CDE has determined to be similar to Gladstone.  The schools are then ranked by API score and assigned a ranking from 1(lowest) - 10 (highest). Gladstone received a ranking of 10 - the highest possible score! Congratulations!! Once again, your hard work is shining bright!

Library Hours for Summer AR Reading
Keep the learning going this summer by visiting the Gladstone Library once a week to check out books and take AR quizzes.  Our library and computer lab will be open each Tuesday, beginning 6/19 from 10:00am - 12:00noon.  Mrs. Gilbert-Jones, Mr. Wong, and Mrs. McCool will be here this summer to help oversee the summer reading program.  If you got your summer connection book and would like any assistance with those, you can get some from the staff at Gladstone as well.  Finally, if Tuesday mornings aren't great for your schedule, libraries throughout the district will be open for you to take AR quizzes.  The schedule of all the school libraries is located HERE.

GLADSTONE OFFICE CLOSED from June 27 - July 25
If you need immeidate assistance, please contact the district office at (909) 971-8200.

First day of School in 2012-13
The first day of school in 2012-13 will be Monday, August 20.  See you this fall, Griffins!

Where are the pick up zones for students after school.
 Please remember, the parking lot directly in front of Gladstone is reserved for staff only. After school, the parking lot is restricted to School Busses, Day Care Vans, and families of students with special needs.  At the 1:00, 2:00 and 2:50 dismissals, parents are welcome to park in the Shellman Ave parking lot or on Gladstone Street in front of the Kindergarten playground. Please remember that the Shellman parking lot is closed to incoming and oncoming traffic between 1:50 and 2:10pm. This allows us to have maximum safety for students riding the bus and students with special needs. If you ever have a question regarding where to park, feel free to email or call the school so we can help you choose an appropriate location.

Getting your Pre-Schooler ready for Kindergarten
If you have a child ages 1 - 4, check out this information titled "
A Child Becomes a Reader." This pdf document is for parents to know how they can help their youngster get the building blocks necessary for reading when they get to school.  It is provided by the National Institute for Literacy and is a must read for every parent as their youngster gets ready for kindergarten.



Gladstone Teachers are the BESTTop of Page

 

 Thanks PTA for the amazing plaque and flag in honor of all the
Gladstone Teachers during Teacher Appreciation week.
They care for, nurture and teach children
to be the best they can be every day.

 

Reading Tip to Help Kids Learn to ReadTop of Page

Research has proven that students must practice their reading skills over the summer in order to keep the skills they have learned. That means reading every day for at least 30 minutes. Don't fall into the slump make sure to read every day.


 How the Brain Reads

Work with your child to help them know that if they are struggling with learning to read, it is NOT a measure of how smart a student is. Difficulty in reading comes from where in a person's brain direction comes from. Review the Brain Research on How the Brain Reads presentation with your child to help them know this important fact. 

2011-2012 School CalendarTop of Page

Below is an academic calendar that gives information about
District-wide dates for student attendance.

2011-2012 School Calendar

 
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