Kraxberger News - Gladstone Schools
Boys intramural basketball begins November
26th. No experience is necessary! All 6th, 7th, and
8th grade boys welcome!
The season will be six weeks long with games or
practices generally four afternoons a week. There
are no intramural activities on Wednesdays. Practices run from 3:15 to 4:30 and games may be either
3:30 to 4:15 or 4:15 to 5:00. Students are responsible for their own transportation home.
All players must have a physical on file which will be
good for two years from the time the physical was
performed. There is a district sports physical form
which must be filled out and returned to the main
office. Also, a registration form and a $50.00 fee
must be turned in to the office. Both forms are located at the office. If you have any questions please
contact Mrs. McDonnell at 503-655-3636.
Sunday, Nov. 4- 2:00 a.m.
Daylight Savings Time Ends!
Set clocks back 1 hour!!
“No School” Days
November 12th (Monday)
November 19 & 20 (Mon. & Tues.)
November 21- 22 (Wed. - Thurs.)
November 23 (Friday)
LAST DAY FOR LATE WORK!!
First trimester Academic Support
11/7: Math/Science/All 6th Grade
11/14: All Subjects, All Grades
Tuesday, November 27th is DEADLINE
FOR INCOMPLETE/IMPROVED WORK to
be turned in.
Thursday, November 15th
Come one, come all!! Join your student for the
Thanksgiving Holiday Lunch. Enjoy turkey gravy,
mashed potatoes, dressing, green beans, roll, pumpkin
pie and super salad bar. Adult lunch is $3.60.
The Kraxberger Clothes Closet is almost
full thanks to all of the generous donations we have received!
There are some items that we could use a few more
of: gloves, boys and girls shoes in sizes 3 and 4, boys
belts in all sizes and boys jeans size 8-10. We could
also use donations of NEW boys and girls underwear.
The Backpack Buddy Program provides
children from John Wetten and Kraxberger
schools with weekend meals during the school year.
Local businesses, civic groups, churches and individuals help collect kid-friendly non-perishable food. The
children receive a bag of food to help support the makings of a meal for the family for a weekend.
If you would like to donate food,
NOVEMBER item is: Canned Fruit
If your child is need of clothing or supplies please contact Counselor Kim Nomensen at 503-655-3636.
Drop off locations are in the front offices at John Wetten and Kraxberger . If you have questions about the
program, please call Jennifer Merry, Backpack Buddy
Program coordinator at 503.496.3964.
Box Tops For
It’s time to start “clipping, saving, and turning in” Box
Tops For Education! Look for the coupons on specially marked boxes. Students will turn the coupons
into their Power Time class. Visit btfe.com for a
complete list of participating products. Thank you for
helping us raise money for our school!
Canned Food Drive
Week of November 5-9
Kraxberger has a tradition of helping others in our
community. One annual project is to collect canned
food to assist families in need during the holiday season.
The winner of the class competition will be determined by the number of items collected by each Power Time class. The winning classroom will receive a
Please send your canned food during the week
of November 5-9.
Gladstone School Bazaar
Saturday, November 3rd
John Wetten Elementary
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Mark your calendar! The gym/cafeteria at JWE
will be buzzing with excitement. The gym is
handicap accessible and it’s easy to peruse the
tables (gym entrance is on Chicago Ave). The
Boy Scouts will be serving beverages, lunch and
Both new and returning vendors will provide a
large variety of items at reasonable prices. Fall,
Thanksgiving, Christmas, gift, food, personal
and home décor items abound. Popular sale
items include hand painted ornaments, painted
wood decorations, floral and the ever-present
snowmen! Jump start your holiday shopping
and support local crafters!
For more information, call Tenna Reed at
WE LOVE OUR
A BIG SHOUT OUT to our
Thanks to all of you for the many hours spent
during fall registration, the first day of school, picture day, the magazine sale, our field trips and
attendance calling. Your tireless efforts are much
The Attendance Office is still in need of some
parent volunteers to assist with the daily attendance calls in the morning from 9:15 to 10:00. If
interested, please contact Mrs. Southmayd at
Fall Choir Concert
Thursday, November 1st
The Kraxberger Choir and
the Gladstone High School
Chorale and Jazz Choirs
are looking forward to
performing for family,
friends and community members during their
The concert will be held on Thursday, November 3rd at 7:00 p.m. in the Gladstone
High School Auditorium. Admission is free!
IMPORTANT REMINDER FOR PARENTS
When possible please limit the number of messages sent to your student during the school day. Each
message requires the office to interrupt classes when they are in session. This includes delivering lunches after the start of school. Thank you!
YEARBOOK ORDERS DUE
The deadline for ordering a yearbook is November 9th. Cost is $20.
Please make checks payable to WLK!
Gladstone School Board
Wednesday, November 14
GHS Demonstration Room
Please refer to our school website at
www.gladstone.k12.or.us/WLK to sign up for
email alerts reporting important information.
Don’t forget to call our school office
before 9:00 a.m., 503.655.3636 any
day your child will be absent or
Students may enter the building at 7:45 a.m. to go
to the cafeteria or work with a teacher!
Kraxberger Middle School
Student of the Month
Throughout the year, teachers will be selecting a Student of the Month to recognize positive behaviors that demonstrate safe, respectful and responsible contributions to our school community.
These students will receive a certificate, be recognized at a special pizza party, and student names
will appear in the monthly newsletter.
The following students were selected Students of the Month for the month of:
Nancy Linares-Valdez (2) Angeles Valenzuela Cervantes
Kraxberger Middle School
Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Bean and Cheese
Quesadilla on a
WW tortilla with
French toast/ turkey
BBQ Turkey Sandwich
with green beans
with Black beans
Sloppy Joes with
Breakfast 4 lunch
with Tater Tots
Biscuit & sausage
Everyday offering: Lunch
Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich
Turkey Ham/cheese or Turkey/cheese or Tuna or
Egg salad sandwich
Pre made Chef Salad
1% or Fat Free White Milk
Fresh Salad Bar
Everyday offering: Breakfast
Fresh fruit or Can fruit
1% or Fat Free white milk
Pear fritters are SOOO good with ham! Really with any light colored meat where a little sweetness is a
good thing. This would be good with sausages in the morning, as well! Mmmmmm . . ."
READY IN30 mins
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1 pear - peeled, cored and diced
2/3 cup all-purpose flour
3 tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon baking powder
oil for deep frying
1/4 teaspoon salt
1. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Sauté the pears until caramelized; set aside to
2. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl combine flour, baking powder, salt and pepper; form a well in the
center. In a small, separate
bowl beat the egg with the milk and pour into the dry
ingredients; mix well.
3. Gently fold pears into the batter.
4. Heat deep fryer to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Drop batter by rounded spoonfuls into hot
oil, and fry until golden brown. Drain briefly on paper towels. Serve hot.
Menu is subject to change
Gladstone School District is an equal opportunity provider.