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Gladstone Street Elementary School

1040 East Gladstone Street

Azusa, CA, 91702

(626) 815-6700

 

EMAIL Principal Art Hinojosa

 

MINIMUM DAYS PLANNED

   During the last week of school, minimum days will be held on Monday, June 1; Tuesday, June 2, Wednesday, June 3; and Friday, June 5. Students will be released at 1:15. Regular early dismissal is on Thursday, June 4. TK-K will be dismissed at 1:10 and 1st to 5th at 1:30.

   Please be prompt in picking up your students. There is no supervision 15 minutes after dismissal.

SCHOOL-WIDE BBQ PLANNED

  The Gladstone Street School PTA will once again provided a school-side BBQ for all students on Wednesday, June 3 during lunch time. Students will enjoy hot dogs cooked on the grill, chips, and a drink. This BBQ is to recognize students on completing the SBAC test and for those not taking the test, to understand the importance of the SBAC test.

   The PTA is our parent organization that provides special programs, incentives, awards, field trips,and events for our students. Funding for these events comes through YOUR support of fundraisers held throughout the year. The BBQ is being funded through our PTA.

   Thank you PTA!!!

 

SUMMER PROGRAM REGISTRATION

Registration is still being accepted for the Think Together Summer Program. For information, call the school office at 815-6700 and leave a message for Think Together.

RETURN ALL BOOKS

All library books must be returned to the library by Friday, May 22. If a book has been lost or damaged, students will receive a notice. Payment will be required in the office before June 3.

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.

Word of the Week

Safe - to prevent others from being hurt or in danger. To take care, be careful, and to cause no harm.

College of the Week

University of Arizona

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.

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

PRE-SALE SNACK SALE FOR SOFTBALL GAME EXTENDED

   The annual 5th grade students vs. staff members softball game will be Wednesday, June 3 at 8:30 a.m. Every 5th grade student will play ball!

   Students will watch the game and cheer on their favorite team. Also, this year students will be able to pre-order snacks for the big game. Popcorn will be sold for $1.00 and a drink will be available for $1.00. SNACK ITEMS WILL BE SOLD ON PRE-SALE ONLY!!! NO snacks will be sold at the game.

   Pre-sale order forms will go home on Tuesday, May 26. The last day to pre-order is Friday, May 29. Students will receive the snack item the morning of the game.

   This is a school fundraiser and proceeds benefit the students.

   This is PRE-SALE ONLY AND SNACK ITEMS WILL NOT BE SOLD AT THE GAME.

   ORDER TODAY!!!

SPIRIT DAY ACTIVITIES PLANNED FOR LAST WEEK

The last week of school is Monday, June 1 to Friday, June 5. During Spirit Week a variety of special activities are planned:

Monday - June 1: Sports Day! Wear your favorite team apparel. Dismissal is at 1:15.

Tuesday - June 2: Disney Day! Wear your favorite Disney apparel - NO COSTUMES! Dismissal is at 1:15.

Wednesday - June 3: Hat Day! Wear your favorite hat. Softball game begins at 8:30. It's the 5th grade students vs. Staff. Pre-sale snack items will be distributed. NO SNACKS FOR SALE! Dismissal at 1:15.

Thursday - June 4: Sunglasses Day! Wear your favorite sunglasses. Dismissal at 1:10 for TK-K and 1:30 for 1st to 5th.

Friday - June 5: Aloha Day! Wear your favorite Hawaiian apparel. Last day of school. Dismissal at 1:15.

DID YOU PUT ON YOUR DANCING SHOES FOR THE FIRST FRIDAY NIGHT SCHOOL DANCE???

Music was playing. Strobe lights were swirling. Bodies were swaying back and forth, jumping up and down, and sliding to the left and right. Everybody was having a great time at the first Gladstone Street School Friday Night Dance. Students, parents, teachers, staff members. and the principal, Mr. Hinojosa, had a good time. Lots of photographs were taken and will be posted here soon! Be sure to check out the dance photos on this site....and plan to attend next year. It's a school family event you won't want to miss!

STUDENTS MAKE THE COLLEGE-CAREER CONNECTION DURING A RECENT FIELD TRIP TO CAL POLY, POMONA.

SCHOOL SUPPLIES NEEDED FOR 2015-2016 YEAR

  School supplies for the 2015-16 school year will be needed to ensure adequate supplies are available. A supplies list will be sent home with all students in June. Many great summer sales will provide ample opportunities to purchase needed items at discounted prices. 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 (6 per student)

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

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

---plastic pencil box (each student needs one)

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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.

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!