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Weekly Update – October 14-18

Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings. ~ William Arthur Ward Happy Thanksgiving! “Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, his love endures forever”. ~ Psalm 118:1 On behalf of Mr. Tilley, Mr. Ceelen, and the entire St. Gabriel staff, we wish

Weekly Update – October 7-11

The best way to show my gratitude to God is to accept everything, even my problems, with joy.        ~ Saint Teresa of Calcutta   Smile, It’s Photo Day! Our school photo day will take place on Wednesday, October 16, 2019. Students will have both class and individual photos taken. All students will be in uniform

Important Update: If CUPE Strike Proceeds, All HCDSB Schools will be CLOSED to Students

In the event of a full withdrawal of services by CUPE, schools will be closed to students on Monday, October 7th, and for the duration of the strike.​ ​ We regret that this decision will pose some challenges for parents and guardians who may have to find childcare arrangements, however closing schools is the only way

Booogie A Thon Fundraiser – Wednesday October 30th

On Wednesday October 30, 2019 the students and staff will participate in our Hallowe’en Booo-gie-a-thon Fundraiser of the Year in Gym A, where music will keep everyone dancing, moving and shaking throughout the day! The Booo-gie-a-thon is our major school fundraiser for the year. This year we are looking at purchasing items under the following

HCDSB Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

October is the designated Hispanic Heritage Month in Ontario. The Hispanic community is one of the fastest growing communities in the province, with Ontario being home to more than 400,000 first-second and third-generation Canadians of Hispanic origin. At the Halton Catholic District School Board, our largest newcomer population is Hispanic! This month, HCDSB recognizes the dynamic

Weekly Update – September 30 – October 4

“Autumn is the season to find contentment at home by paying attention to what we already have.” ~ Unknown   Possible CUPE Job Action The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), representing education workers across the province, will begin a province-wide ‘Work-to-Rule’ as of Monday, September 30, 2019.  Work-to-rule is a form of job action that involves

Curriculum Night – Thursday, September 26th – 6:30 pm

Curriculum Night – Thursday, September 26, 2019 Curriculum Night takes place on this Thursday, September 26th from 6:30 pm-8:00 pm at St. Gabriel School. Classroom teachers will be holding 3 separate meet and greet sessions during the evening. Mr. Tilley and Mr. Ceelen will be holding 2 information sessions in Gym A. The format for

HCDSB Marks Rowan’s Law Day

On Wednesday, September 25, 2019, the Halton Catholic District School Board will be marking Rowan’s Law Day to raise awareness about concussions. What is a Concussion? A concussion is a brain injury that is caused by a blow to the head, face, neck, or body that can cause a sudden jarring of the head. Even what seems to be

Weekly Update – September 23-27

“Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.” ~ St. Teresa of Calcutta STORM Awards The long-standing tradition of STORM (Showing That Our Respect Matters) Awards continues to be alive and well at St. Gabriel School! If a staff member notices a student doing a good deed, they

Weekly Update – September 16-20

“Be the parent today that you want your kids to remember tomorrow.” ~Unknown  PA Day – Monday, September 16, 2019 Please note that our staff will be involved in Professional Learning on Monday, September 16, 2019, and there will be no school on that day. The agenda outlining the learning for the day is posted