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Gladstone Street Elementary School

1040 East Gladstone Street

Azusa, CA, 91702

(626) 815-6700

 

EMAIL Principal Art Hinojosa

EMAIL Secretary Julie Marquez

 

 

Save the Date! Disco Dance Set

   Gladstone's 2nd Annual Disco Dance is planned for Friday, May 20. Get your disco shoes and fancy clothes ready for an evening of music from the 70s and 80s. This family event is a favorite. DJ, costume contest, food items for sale, and many other special activities are sure to make this an evening to remember. 

  Save the Date ---- Friday, May 20.

Teacher of the Year!

Who is Gladstone's Teacher of the Year? Find out by visiting Staff.

TK-Kindergarten Registration Now Underway!

   Transitional Kindergarten and Kindergarten registration for the 2016-2017 is now underway. Applications for the next school year are available in the school office. The office is open daily from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. A list of specific forms needed to register will be provided in the office. Call ahead to ensure all necessary information is brought to registration. School office number is 815-6700.

   Become an Eagle! Register today!

Library Bookmobile Is Coming!

The Azusa Public Library is offering Gladstone St. students "My First Library" card.  Each week, the Azusa Library Bookmobile will be visiting Gladstone St. during the school day to allow students to check out books.  Applications for a library card are available in the school office. Students that already have an Azusa Library card can use it to check out books.

Parents Needed For School Site Council

   Be a part of the decision making at Gladstone Street! Parents are needed for the School Site Council. This group of teachers, classified staff members, community members, administrator, and parents meet four times a year. Be informed and help others be informed. Call the school office at 815-6700 for more information. 

What College Did Your Teacher Attend?

Want to know where your teacher went to college? Visit the Staff page!

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College of the Week

University of Norte Dame

EVERY FRIDAY IS SPIRIT DAY! WEAR A NEW EAGLE SHIRT

Every Friday is Spirit Day! Students are encouraged to wear red. School spirit shirts that are red, white, or other colors can also be worn. Red school spirit shirts with an Eagle on the front are available for purchase in the school office. Shirts cost less than $10 and are available in many sizes. If interested in purchasing a school shirt, stop by the office. Go Eagles!!!!

More School News!

For more information about Gladstone St. Elementary policies and procedures for absences, breakfast and lunch schedules, dismissal, etc, see  News.

Career Day Highlights

SBAC Testing Underway

   Students in third, fourth, and fifth grade have begun SBAC testing. This test is administered on the computer and measures language arts and mathematics proficiency.

   Students are reminded to arrive to school on time, eat a healthy breakfast, and get a good night's sleep throughout the testing schedule. Students need to read all questions carefully as well as all answer choices. Students need to do their best on the tasks presented and follow the directions.

   Parents are encouraged to remind their students to "do their best on the test!"

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College And Career Ready!

  Students at Gladstone St. have a daily reminder that they are college-bound! College flags and banners can be seen throughout the school. Large flags wave in the multi-purpose room. Banners and flags can be seen in the office...and every classroom has information about a college displayed. We are College Bound and Career Ready!!!

Calendar

REGULAR SCHOOL SCHEDULE

Kindergarten

Early Start

8:10 - 1:10 (M,T,W,F)

Late Start

9:10 - 2:10 (M,T,W,F)

1st-3rd grade

Mon., Tues., Wed., Fri.

8:10 a.m. - 2:10 p.m.

4th-5th grade

Mon,, Tues,, Wed., Fri,

8:10 a.m. - 2:38 p.m.

All Grades

Every Thursday-Early Dismissal

TK-K

8:10 - 1:10 p.m.

1st - 5th grade

8:10 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

All Minimum Days

8:10 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

 

Parents Encouraged To Check AR Progress

Parents can use this site to monitor how their student is doing with the Accelerated Reader program. You can see how they are doing on comprehension questions from books read. Students should have an ...more

SAVE BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION

   Box Tops for Education can be sent to school anytime! Continue to save Box Tops for Education throughout the school year. Last year our school received about $1,000 from box tops collected during the school year. Box Tops for Education can be found on items such as cereal, tissues, toilet paper, diapers, crackers, and many frozen food items. Each Box Top for Education is worth 10 cents. Often packages will include more than one box top. Sometimes stores will have a promotion and will give a receipt with additional box tops. 

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PRINCIPAL'S MESSAGE

Dear Gladstone Students and Families,

It is our vision at Gladstone Street Elementary to provide each of our students with the best educational experience! I greatly encourage all parents to participate in all of our school activities: Back to School Night, Open House, parent meetings, conferences, be a volunteer and be an active and engaged member of the various Parent School Advisory Committees: School Site Council (SSC); English Language Advisory Committee (ELAC); and the Parent Teacher Association (PTA).

 

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PBIS Teaches Positive Behavior to Eagles

   PBIS (Positive Behavior Intervention and Support) is a proactive positive behavior program used to create and maintain a safe and effective learning environment in school and beyond.  Students are taught and revisit expected behaviors throughout the year. Students learn about expectations in the classroom, cafeteria, computer lab, library, office, restrooms, halls, playground, and at dismissal and pick-up.

   At Gladstone St. a clip up/clip down behavior management system is used. Every student begins the day on green - Ready to Learn. Students can clip up to blue - Good Choices; purple - Great Job; and pink - Super Student. Clip down to yellow - Think About It; orange - Teacher's Choice; and red - Parent Contact. Throughout the day, clips can move up and down allowing students that clipped down for inappropriate behaviors to clip back up!

   When students display good behavior, Eagle Bucks can be earned and then redeemed at the principal's store. When a student is "caught" with good behavior an Eagle Buck may be presented along with an explanation of "why" the Eagle Buck was earned. Students are learning that good and positive behavior has its rewards. Making positive choices is a life-long skill.

Eagle expectations are:

1.  Be Safe

2.  Be respectful

3.  Be responsible

PTA NEWS AND NOTES: BOARD ELECTED FOR 2015-16

The Gladstone Street PTA plans and provides a variety of activities and incentives for the students. This group of volunteers consistently has events planned and opportunities for students, parents, family, and the community. Each month the PTA plans a family event. For more information, visit  PTA.

RECYCLE FOR CASH

  Did you know that Gladstone Street School has a recycle bin in the parking lot. Families and community members are encouraged to put items for recycling in the bins which include aluminum cans, glass bottles, and paper. Once a month the bin is picked up and the contents are taken to the waste management company for recycling. Profits from the recycling are used to purchase technology needs at school.

  Students in Mrs. Bell-Ramos' class are responsible for picking up recycling items from each classrooms each week.

  Thank you, room 6!

SCHOOL SUPPLIES STILL NEEDED FOR 2015-2016 YEAR

School supplies for the 2015-16 school year are still needed to ensure adequate supplies are available. A supplies list is available in the office. Specific class needs are available from ...more