School News & Announcements

Welcome

posted Sep 13, 2019, 7:45 AM by Cathy O'Brien


All the staff are so happy to see all new and returning students to St. Gabriel.  We have a fun year planned.


This is your one and only paper copy of a newsletter.  All future correspondence will be via email. You must go to the following site to register your email to receive correspondence.  Stay connected - School messenger


Please visit our school website  http://gab.ocsb.ca/home for  announcements, upcoming events, teacher blogs, etc...


Important upcoming deadlines and events


Pizza orders  - If you would like to order pizza the deadline is Monday, September 16th  . All orders must be done through School Cash Online: https://ocsb.schoolcashonline.com/  . If your child is new to St Gabriel’s you must register by selecting “Get started now”and follow the steps).  First Pizza day is Tuesday, September 24th.


Milk/Juice orders -  If you would like to order the deadline is Monday, September 16th.  Orders are done through School Cash Online.


Student Activity fee is due on October 10th.  Please use School Cash Online to pay for this fee.


School Council Meeting - The first meeting of the year will be held on September 17th at 7:00 pm in the St. Gabriel Learning Commons.


Meet the Teacher and Program Night - Thursday, September 12th at 6:00 p.m.


Photo Day - September 25th

Orange Shirt Day - September 30th


School Cash online

posted Sep 5, 2019, 6:01 AM by Cathy O'Brien

For safety and efficiency reasons, we want to reduce the amount of Cash & Cheques coming into our school.  

School related expenses are now available online for you to make payment.

 Parents and Guardians please register!

  Here’s how:

     Step 1:      Go to this website: https://ocsb.schoolcashonline.com

Step 2:       Register by selecting the “Get Started Now” and following the steps

 

Step 3:       After you receive the confirmation email, please select the ‘click here’ option, sign in and add each of your children to your household account.

Welcome back

posted Aug 27, 2019, 7:13 PM by Cathy O'Brien   [ updated Aug 27, 2019, 7:17 PM ]

Our first day of school is Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019.  Our staff will be ready to greet you at 9 am.  All class lists will be posted around the exterior wall of the school.

School Supplies for 2019-2020

posted Jun 21, 2019, 11:55 AM by Kathy Milks

Please see the following list of suggested school supplies for the 2019-2020 school year.

St Gabriel Parent Council Presents "Summer BBQ 2019"

posted Jun 11, 2019, 7:37 AM by Kathy Milks   [ updated Jun 12, 2019, 7:13 AM ]

You're invited to attend the Summer BBQ on Thursday, June 20th starting at 5:30pm.  Please see the attached poster 

EQAO

posted May 21, 2019, 9:17 AM by Kathy Milks   [ updated May 21, 2019, 9:21 AM ]

Across the province, between May 21 and June 3, students in Grades 3 and 6 will be participating in assessments of reading, writing and mathematics.  The assessments measure students’ knowledge and skills as described in the Ontario Curriculum. Students will work independently to solve problems, write responses and answer multiple-choice questions. The entire staff studies information and implements strategies to help our students be successful in reaching their full potential.  We appreciate your support by ensuring your child is well rested and in attendance on these days.


Safety Workshop - June 3rd

posted May 21, 2019, 9:16 AM by Kathy Milks   [ updated May 21, 2019, 9:19 AM ]

On June 3rd St Gabriel will be hosting Safety Workshops after school.
There is one for students in Grades 1-3 called Safety Workshop to register please go to Safety Workshop
The other one is for students in Grades 4-6 called "Home Alone" to register please go to Home Alone

Resilience for Parents - Free Workshop

posted Apr 12, 2019, 7:19 AM by Kathy Milks

The St. Gabriel Parent Council and the b.mindful physiotherapy & coaching centre with the funding from the Ministry of Education PRO grant is offering a FREE  3-hour mindfulness based Resilience for Parents workshop.  The aim of this workshop is to support parents to learn strategies that can help them respond to challenging parenting situation in a flexible and skillful way.  The Workshop will be held here at St Gabriel’s on May 15th, 2019 6-9pm.

Seats are limited. To reserve a seat register at https://www.signupgenius.com/index.cfm?go=s.signup&urlid=20F0D44A5A828A5FD0-resilience&useFullSite=true for St. Gabriel -Resilience for Parents Workshop-May 15, 2019 6pm-9pm


Movie Night - Norm of the North

posted Mar 6, 2019, 7:30 AM by Kathy Milks

The St Gabriel School Council presents "Norm of the North" on Friday, March 29th - 5:30-8:00 pm.  Families can bring a blanket, find a spot in the school and enjoy pizza with their families.  The movie will play from 6-8pm.  Parents pay for their pizza in advance using cash online.  The cost of the pizza is $3.00 per slice or $20 for a whole pizza, juice box are $1.00 each.  The cost of the movie is $5.00 each or a max of $20 per family which includes 1 bag of popcorn and 1 juice.

Junior Kindergarten Registration

posted Dec 19, 2018, 10:39 AM by Kathy Milks

Kindergarten Registration Week runs January 14 to 18, 2019

Any child who will turn four in 2019 is eligible to start Kindergarten in September.  Our school is open to welcome new families and answer questions at any time during the school year. However, we've designated one special week to help with this important transition. Visit ocsb.ca/register for more information.

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