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Daily Bulletin

February 4, 2016


The 2016 Gladiator EXPO and Parent Conference Night is scheduled for Wednesday, February 24, from 5:30 - 7:30 in the gym. It will be an exciting information-filled night of our school's programs. There will be lots of food available for purchase, raffles & prizes, and awesome entertainment from our Gladiator Band, cheer, dance, choir and JROTC.  Mark your calendars for February 24, Gladiator EXPO. 


Attention A.P. students--- Sign ups to take the AP exam are going on now in the Activities Office.  The cost is $92 for one or more exams.  Or, it's $5 per exam for students on the free or reduced lunch program.  The deadline to register is approaching-- don't be left out.


Attention Seniors! Don't miss out on free money! Local Scholarship Applications are now available and can be found online. Please turn in your completed application to the Career Center as soon as possible! 


Attention Sophomores: The applications for the Early College Program are available in the Guidance office. If you have any questions regarding the program, please talk to one of the counselors.


Gladiators! If you are interested in joining the Drama Club for the Friday, March 25th Warner Brothers Studio Tour in LA, please see Mrs. Skalsky in B-10 during lunch for details and permission slips. The cost is $44 to attend, however, there is a fundraising opportunity to offset the cost that will begin in February.  Space is limited! Don't miss the opportunity of getting to go on set of current TV shows and major blockbuster movies!


Attention Seniors:  Mark your calendar, Achievers will be here on Feb. 9 at lunchtime and Feb. 27th in our circle drive from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm.  They will also be here in March on 3/10 and 3/24 during lunchtime.  Information for cap and gowns can be picked up in the Activities Office.  


Spanish Club: There will be a meeting on Friday, Feb. 5th in the Little Theater (C17) @ lunch to discuss our upcoming fundraiser.  See you there!





March 25th

Looking for enthusiastic candidates that will be in the 9th - 12th grade next year. 


  • Candidate must carry a 2.0 GPA or higher
  • Obtain 2 teacher recommendations
  • Be cleared of school debt
  • Obtain a physical clearance


Informational parent meeting on February 16th @ 6:00 pm in the GHS library


Victoria Marquez email: ladyvm40@yahoo.com if you have any questions.

Coffee with the Principal Meeting Schedule


Tuesday, February 16th

Tuesday, March 1st

Tuesday, April 5th

Wednesday, May 25th


All meetings start at 9:00 am. All are welcome.

Outstanding Bilingual Teacher

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Susanna Martinez, Spanish teacher, has been named District "Outstanding Bilingual Teacher." Mrs. Martinez teaches Spanish for Native Speakers and AP Spanish Literature, has been a class advisor and advisor to the Spanish Club. A GHS teacher since 2007, she is honored for her commitment to building academic skills in English learners and improving literacy in their native language, as well as in English. Mrs. Martinez will be feted at the annual Los Angeles County Bilingual Directors' Association recognition banquet March 19.

Gladstone Alumni wants to help current students raise money for an electronic marquee. A Scentsy fundraiser has been scheduled for October 1st-November 30th. Orders are online. When you order, include the code "GLADIATOR PRIDE" before checking out. All proceeds will be donated to the GHS 30th reunion, who then will donate to the Class of 2016. Scentsy items are great gifts for birthdays, holiday or  just because. Thanks for supporting Gladstone High! Click here for the link. 

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Attendance Update

All Students: Please be aware if you are absent from school or a class, you have only 5 days to clear that absence in the Attendance Office. Phone calls go home every day if you have been absent. This time line is per district policy.

Please be prepared to show your identification when picking up your child from school. Our goal is to ensure the safety of all students and their families.


Students: If you are planning on purchasing an ASB card, P.E. Clothes or need your locker combination you will need to have your I.D. cards. 

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We post news on school events and programs, parenting tips, applying to college, emergency information and more. Follow us at twitter.com/AzusaSchools. To sign up for our electronic newsletter, go to the District's home page (http://ausd-ca.schoolloop.com) and click the sign up button on the right side of the page.

9th Grade Academic Check-Up



Congratulations to Jorge Duarte Martinez who represented Gladstone High School on February 4th in the Covina Lion's Club Student Speech Contest. This year's topic was: "The Personal Meaning of Liberty and Justice for All." In March, he will compete in the next stage of the competition.

AVID gets 8th graders ready for college

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FAFSA Workshops

All seniors who plan to attend college next year, whether a community college, trade school, CSU, UC or private school must complete the FAFSA. Workshops are available for you if you need assistance to complete the process.


FAFSA Workshop Date:

February 10

February 17




Workshops begin at 5:30 PM.


The workshop is located at the ROP Del Norte Campus, 1501 Del Norte Street, West Covina, CA  91790.



September 9, 16, 30                October 28                  November 4, 18         

December 2, 16, 17                 January 13, 27             February 10, 17          

March 9, 23                             April 13                       May 4, 18


In your registration packet you received an Early Release schedule. One of the dates has been changed. Please make a note that there will be no Early Release days in August; date has been rescheduled for September 9th.

These dates are subject to change, we will do our best to notify you by auto dialer as soon as possible.

Contact Us

Gladstone High School

1340 North Enid Avenue

Covina, CA 91722

(626)  815-3600

EMAIL  Principal Scott Magnusson

Email  Secretary JoAnn Gomez

Important Dates to Remember



February Events


2/8 - Holiday,  No School

2/9 - Achievers Senior items @ lunch

2/10 - Early Release, 1:45

2/11 - AcaDeca Banquet

2/12 - French Wedding

2/15 - Holiday, No School

2/16 - Parent Cheer meeting @ 6:00 pm

2/17 - Early Release, 1:45

2/19 - End of 4th Triad

2/23 - Choir Concert

2/24 - Minimum day, 12:35

2/24 - EXPO/Parent Conference Night

2/27 - Achievers Senior items, Circle drive

Today: 2/7/16


Seniors - make sure you are applying for scholarships every month. Check our website, FastWeb.com, or speak to your counselor or Ms. Lori in the Career Center for more information.

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Click for J. Garcia Photo Studio gallery of GHS at Smugmug

Many of the photos are provided by J. Garcia Photo Studio. Others are provided by the yearbook class. If the picture was taken by J. Garcia Photography, it is possible to order them.

Call @ (626) 969-8488

Text @ (626) 629-8477


My Sister's Closet


Would you like to go to prom,

but need help with a dress?


Azusa Unified School District, Azusa Pacific University, Azusa/Glendora Soroptimists, Assistance League of Covina Valley, and Faith Community Church are hosting a Prom Dress Giveaway on March 19th, 2016

First session is 9:00-11:30 a.m./ Second session is 1:00-2:30 p.m.

**Registration is a must for first session**

Azusa Pacific University’s Main Campus


Click here for more information

Safety Tips from the Azusa Police Department under Quick Links in the Our School section of our web site on the General Information page

AERIES Parent/Student Portal

AERIES Parent/Student portal is now available! Students were given their log-in information during their 4th period class. Parent letters were sent home on Friday, October 4th. 

You can now stay up-to-date with important school information. You can see your student’s grades, classes, attendance and a lot of useful information on AERIES, our new student information system. 

 Easy to follow directions listed on link below:


We partner with Ralphs.

You can help Gladstone high School earn $$$ by enrolling in the Ralphs Community Contribution Program.  Thank you to all of you who participated last year.  You must re-register for the new term at www.ralphs.com in order for GHS to continue receiving contributions.  Instructions to enroll or re-enroll are as follows:



1.      Log in to www.ralphs.com

2.      Click Sign In

3.      Enter your email address and password

4.      Click on ‘My Account’ (In the top right hand corner)

5.      View all your information and edit as necessary

6.      Link your card to your organization by clicking on:

a.      Community Rewards

b.      Edit my community contribution and follow the instructions

c.      Remember to click on the circle to the left of Gladstone High School



1.      Log in to www.ralphs.com

2.      Click on ‘Create an Account’

3.      Follow the 5 easy steps to create an online account

4.      You will be instructed to go to your email inbox to confirm your account

5.      After you confirm your online account by clicking on the link in your email, return to www.ralphs.com and click on ‘my account’ (you may have to sign in again first).

6.      View all your information and edit as necessary

7.      Link your card to your organization by clicking on:

a.      Community Rewards

b.      Edit my community contribution and follow the instructions

c.      Remember to click on the circle to the left of Gladstone High School