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Gladstone Street Elementary School

1040 East Gladstone Street

Azusa, CA, 91702

(626) 815-6700

 

EMAIL Principal Art Hinojosa

EMAIL Secretary Ana Uranga

KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION UNDERWAY

Kindergarten registration for the 2015-2016 school year is underway. Registration packets can by picked up in the school office daily from 7:30 to 4 p.m. Information regarding mandatory immunizations is included in the packet. If you have questions or need additional information, call the school office at 626-815-6700.

SAVE THE DATE!!!

Friday Night Fever is coming!!! The first Spring family dance is planned for Friday, May 15. It's a "DISCO" theme. Save the date now for this fun, family night. More information to come.

Word of the Week

Respect- to be respectful, kind, caring, courteous, polite, nice, and take turns.

College of the Week

Pasadena City College

Who is the Classified Employee of the Year?

Read about our school's Classified Employee of the Year recipient. See the Staff page.

New Books Are Coming

Second grade teacher Mrs. Debbie Hill is the recipient of the Reading Is the Way Up! reading grant, sponsored by City National Bank. The $1,500 grant will be used to purchase books for students in the second grade classes. The funds for the grant will be used to purchase books to introduce students to new and exciting characters such as Fly Guy, Fancy Nancy, and characters in the My Weirder School series.

Student Opportunities

Sign-ups are underway for students in 3rd to 5th grade for afterschool volleyball and football. This is provided through the Azusa Parks and Recreation for a nominal fee. Applications are available in room 27 and can be picked up afterschool.

 

Additionally, applications are being accepted for Homework Club. This is also provided through the Parks and Recreation Department and is free to all students afterschool everyday. A limited number of spaces are available. Applications are available in room 27.

BRING SCHOOL SUPPLIES FOR 2014-2015 YEAR

  School supplies for the 2014-15 school year can still be brought to classrooms. A supplies list was sent home with all students in June. This list of supplies is needed in all classes.

 

---white copy paper

---Ticonderoga #2 pencils

---dry erase markers (Expo)

---tissues

---Crayola crayons

---Crayola colored pencils

---markers

---glue sticks

---white school glue

---pink wedge erasers

---2-pocket folders

---notebook paper (3rd-5th)

REGULAR SCHOOL SCHEDULE

Kindergarten

Early Start

8:15 - 1:15 (M,T,W,F)

Late Start

9:15 - 2:10 (M,T,W,F)

1st-3rd grade

Mon., Tues., Wed., Fri.

8:15 a.m. - 2:10 p.m.

4th-5th grade

Mon,, Tues,, Wed., Fri,

8:15 a.m. - 2:38 p.m.

All Grades

Every Thursday-Early Dismissal

TK-K

8:15 - 1:10 p.m.

1st - 5th grade

8:15 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

All Minimum Days

8:15 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

Teacher of the Year!!!

   Mrs. Angela Wright has been named the Gladstone Street School 2014-15 Teacher of the Year! Mrs. Wright is a 5th grade teacher. Mrs. Wright joined Gladstone's staff three years ago and has taught a second/third grade class and fifth grade at the school. Prior to joining Gladstone Street Mrs. Wright was a teacher at Valleydale Elementary and Magnolia Elementary.

   We are proud that Mrs. Wright is our Teacher of the Year!

CLICK! CLICK! - YEARBOOKS ON SALE UNTIL MARCH 27

   The 2014-2015 Gladstone Street yearbook is now on sale for just $11.00! The yearbook will feature class pictures for every grade level in addition to candid shots from the classrooms.

   Photographs of special events and activities held throughout the year will be included. Maybe your child's photograph may even be included in these special event photos!

   This yearbook will be full color. The front and back covers were designed by two of our fifth grade students.

   Only 150 yearbooks will be pre-sold. When they're gone, they're gone! Don't be left out. Send $11.00 cash with your student before the pre-sale deadline of Friday, March 27.

CAREER FAIR IS COMING!!!

   The first Gladstone St. Career Fair is planned for Friday, March 27. People from various careers are being invited to share and speak with students about different career opportunities available. Common core requires students to be college and career ready. We believe that students should learn about all opportunities available to them and a Career Fair is one way to share with students.

   Parents and community members that are interested in presenting to students can contact Angie Wright, teacher, at 815-6707.

 

Read Across America

   Read Across America, and Dr. Seuss' birthday, was observed on Thursday, March 5. Students and staff wore pajamas and comfy clothes and settled in for a day of reading. Guest readers were invited to classes to share their favorite books. 

   The annual Family Literacy Night was held, where every Gladstone Street student that attended received a free book, courtesy of the PTA. The evening event featured  literacy crafts, free punch and cookies, and a special visit by the Cat in the Hat! A representative from Assemblyman Roger Hernandez' office presented the school with a proclamation in recognition of Read Across America.

   The annual nationwide event is held to stress the importance of reading everyday. This includes reading to students, reading with students, and having students read independently. Read everyday!

CAMPUS OPENS AT 7:45 DAILY

The entrance and exit gates at Gladstone St. remain locked each day until 7:45 a.m. Students that eat breakfast can enter at 7:45 and go to the cafeteria for breakfast. Students that arrive between 7:45 and 8:00 will need to wait near the cafeteria area. Students will be permitted to go to their classroom to put their backpack away and then proceed to the playground at 8:00.

 

There is no supervision at school prior to 7:45.

 

Please do not drop off your students prior to 7:45. We want them to be safe and supervised.

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PRINCIPAL'S MESSAGE

Hello Gladstone Street Students and Families!

 My name is Art Hinojosa, and I am the new Principal at Gladstone Street Elementary. I am excited to join the Gladstone Elementary Family!  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).

 

SAVE BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION

Send Box Tops for Education saved throughout the summer to school with your child. 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. 

PTA NEWS AND NOTES: BOARD MEMBERS NEEDED 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.

Donate Supplies

Does your student's class need supplies? Visit the staff pages to find out more. Staff

More School News!

For more information and photographs about Gladstone St. Elementary, see  News.

FRIDAY IS RED DAY!

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!!!!

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!