Gladstone Street Elementary School
1040 East Gladstone Street
Azusa, CA, 91702
EMAIL Principal Leslie Ford
EMAIL Secretary Ana Uranga
Gladstone Street students were surprised to learn that their library was being updated and new books added. WebMetro in San Dimas gave our school funding for furniture and supplies for the library. In addition, the firm's CARE employee group donated a variety of new books for students to enjoy.
Opportunities for Students
Students at Gladstone Street have multiple opportunities to become a healthy, active well-rounded citizen. Governance activities like Student Council support students in learning how to organize, plan and promote events. Theater/Drama promotes public speaking skills and personal expression. Cheerleading/Dance bring out a physical, musical creativity.
Parks and Recreation give students an athletic outlet through participation in a myriad of sports and provide a homework club. Think Together, our after-school program, combines a little from all of the above. These well-organized programs support the gifts of all students. We appreciate and thank everyone involved in these programs for making an investment in our students and our school.
Outstanding Achievement Celebrated
Gladstone Street School fifth grader Quiterio Cruz has been awarded 675 points in the Accelerated Reader Program after reading 107 books this year. Mysteries are his favorite genre and he is currently reading Jack London's White Fang. Principal Leslie Ford congratulated Quiterio on his outstanding achievement. She told him that he exceeded the top reading goal by 475 points.
Let's Walk to School
Our school participated in International Walk to School Day. Walk to School events work to create safer routes for walking and bicycling and emphasize the importance of issues such as increasing physical activity among children, pedestrian safety, traffic congestion, concern for the environment and building connections between families, schools and the broader community.
Message from Principal Leslie Ford
In that I was a child who grew up in Azusa, I believe that I am called to serve this community. One of my goals is to work with the community, students, and staff to provide a collaborative interactive welcoming atmosphere at Gladstone Street Elementary School. I believe that your child will only make great educational strides by all of us working consistently with purpose and rigor to provide the strongest educational program possible. Only together can we make a difference for each and every child.
The students are looking at plant cells and cell structure. It is the beginning lesson for fifth grade life sciences. Students are learning that plant cells break down sugar to obtain energy, a process resulting in carbon dioxide and water.