Welcome to Gladstone Elementary

Updated July 25, 2014  
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The office will be CLOSED from June 23 to July 25th.  On July 28th, the office will reopen with Summer Hours from 8am - 3pm.  Have a terrific summer, Griffins!

Families who are returning to Gladstone or who enrolled for the fall prior to June 20th will be receiving a letter regarding online registration.  This step is required to complete your registration for the 2014-15 school year.  The letters are being mailed on Friday, July 25th, and families should start receiving the letters on Saturday, July 26th or Monday, July 28th.  If you do not receive your letter by July 31st, please contact the office so we can get your a new copy with your unique SNAP CODE to complete registration. Click below to enter into the Online Registration Program.

The Gladstone Library will be manned this summer by our clerk, Ms. Gilbert-Jones, and two teachers, Ms. McCool and Mr. Wong. The Library will be open Monday afternoon (2pm-4pm) and Tuesday Mornings (10am-12noon). If you can't make those times, you are welcome to visit any library in our district to check out books, take AR quizzes, and reach your summer AR Goal.  You can print a DISTRICT LIBRARY SCHEDULE by clicking the link.

Gladstone Elementary and the Bonita Unified School District is now taking registrations for the 2014-15 school year.  Stop by the office between 9:00am and 2:30pm to pick up your registration materials.  Registration is now done mostly online; there is only a small packet for you to complete. In order to register, you will need an original birth certificate, current immunization records, and two proofs of residency.  If you have any questions regarding the process, or need to pick up a packet outside the arranged times, please call the office and speak to Sandie or Susan at (909) 971-8204 Ext 4411.

The latest edition of the Griffin Insider is available now.  Catch up on the latest news from Gladstone.

You may have heard that California and 47 other students are adopting new standards.  These new standards are already being implemented across the Gladstone campus. If you would like to view a brief video about the new standards, take three minutes and watch this video. Or, you can take a look at this flyer, created by the National PTA.

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 and Day Care Vans.  At the 1:10, 2:05 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 outgoing traffic between 1:55 and 2:15pm. 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.

Reading Tip to Help Kids Learn to Read

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. 

What's New

Gladstone's Office is open this summer from 8:00am-3:00pm, daily.
The Office is open until June 20, and then reopens July 28.

The latest edition of GRIFFIN INSIDER is available now.

The Gladstone Calendar is updated with all of the major events and school dismissals for 2013-14.  You can subscribe to the calendar and have updates sent directly to your smart phone.

The 2014-15 Gladstone Handbook is available online. Printed copies can be received in the office.

The most current LUNCH MENUS are available now!

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