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Updated January 22, 2015  
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PARENT NIGHT re: MATH INSTRUCTION in BONITA USD
Gladstone will host a night on Thursday, January 22nd at 6:00pm at Gladstone.  The presentation is to help parents learn more about Math Instruction at Gladstone and within the Bonita USD.  Mr. Ellis will make a presentation about math instruction and then teachers will be available to answer grade level questions in small groups after the presentation.
 
SUPPORT the PTA at LET's EAT OUT NIGHT
Our next family PTA Let's Eat Out Night is on February 11th at Z-Pizza in Glendora near the AMC Theater.  This event lasts all day long.  Just bring in a copy of the flyer (CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD) and a portion of your purchase will go back to Gladstone.  You don't have to have a paper flyer, you can show them the flyer on your smart phone.  Join us for pizza and support our PTA!
 
GLADSTONE STUDENT COUNCIL PRESIDENTS in the NEWSPAPER
Our student council co-presidents were in the newspaper today (Jan 22nd)!  Have you read the article.  If not, CLICK HERE!  Congratulations to Mary McCool and Jack Thomas on your great presentation at the school board.
 
GRIFFIN INSIDER - PTA Newlestter
The latest edition of the Griffin Insider is available now.  Catch up on the latest news from Gladstone.

COMMON CORE STANDARDS
You may have heard that California and 43 other states 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 daily from 7:40am-3:50pm, daily.

The latest edition of GRIFFIN INSIDER is available now.

The Gladstone Calendar is updated with all of the major events and school dismissals for 2014-15.  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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