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latest information regarding school reopening visit our Covid-19 Impact Page.

Trumpet Newsletter

 

Important Dates

  • Monday, January 24th
    • Box Tops Uniform Break
  • Tuesday, January 25th
    • Mass (K&1st grade in person)8:15am
  • Thursday, January 27th
    • Mass (7 & 8th grades in person)8:15am
  • Friday, January 28th
    • Student Council Mismatch Uniform Break Day
  • Sunday, January 30th
    • Alumni Mass @10am
  • Monday, January 31st
    • All School Mass (2, 3, & 4th grades in person)8:15am
    • Catholic School Week

Dear Fern Creek Chamber Member,   

Some of our fundraisers, particularly the Golf Scramble, allow us to offer this scholarship opportunity to the community.  Applications are now being accepted for the 2022-23 school year.  We have attached our FCCACC Scholarship application and criteria, plus a checklist for your student’s convenience. 

Criteria for scholarship is a s follows:

The Applicant must be a high school senior who is either: a graduating senior dependent of a member in good standing of the Fern Creek Community Association & Chamber of Commerce ora graduating senior at a FCCACC member school; Fern Creek High School or Mercy Academy or a graduating senior residing in the 40291 area zip code.

The award this year is $1500, and we hope to receive multiple applications from our members and community schools.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call the office. 

Click here for Scholarship Application 

Click here for Scholarship Criteria

For information about COVID-19 policies and procedures, please visit https://www.stgabrielcatholicschool.net/about/covid-19-updates 

2022-2023 Pre-Registration

Important Dates & Deadlines

January 5:

  • Deadline for current families to notify office in writing that current student(s) will not be returning for the

2022-2023 school year

  • Deadline for current families adding new student(s) to submit application

January 12:

  • Priority registration window for new families closes

January 31:

  • Tuition assistance application deadline (through FACTS)
  • New students entering Kindergarten need to make an appointment in January/February  to complete the Brigance Screening

February 15:

  • Pre-Registration fee of $100 per child will be drafted from your FACTS account (current families)

March:

  • Acceptance letters for new families will be sent
  • Bus registration (K-8)

April:

  • The parish will mail out tuition packets

May:

  • Online registration (K-8)
  • Tuition assistance award notification will be issued to families no later than May 1, 2022.

 

Assumption High School is rescheduling Basketball Rocket Night (previously scheduled for Wednesday, January 19) to Tuesday, February 8! Freshmen play at 4:45 PM, followed by JV at 6:00 PM, and Varsity at 7:30 PM against Butler. All Future Rockets and Assumption Alumnae will receive free admission to the games and a free t-shirt!

7th Graders, it’s your turn to experience a day as an Assumption Rocket! Shadowing is now open to 7th Grade Future Rockets at Assumption High School. Guests have the opportunity to visit classes, walk the halls, and enjoy a delicious complimentary lunch. To schedule a shadow visit online, please click here.

Spend the day with us!

Schedule Your Shadow Visit!

Schedule your shadow visit today! Come spend the day with a Pres Girl to discover everything Pres has to offer you. You'll sit in on classes, meet students and teachers, dine in the Pres Café, and tour our historic campus. If you’re an eighth-grader, plan to shadow during the Fall before the High School Placement Test on December 11th (Sept. 7 - Dec. 8).  

Seventh-graders begin shadowing in January. We ask at least 72 hours notice to set up the shadow experience.

Dates to avoid: - Oct. 13 - 18: Fall Break - Nov. 24 - 26: Thanksgiving Break * Shadowing for the first semester ends December 9th - Jan. 17: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (No classes) - Feb. 4: All school field trip - Feb. 18-21: Winter Break - Apr. 4-8: Spring Break - Apr. 15: Good Friday (No classes) - Apr. 29: Testing Day (No classes) - May 5 & 6: Parade Day and Oaks Day (early dismissal & no school) -May 9th: Concert Rehearsal (No classes) Last day to shadow for the 2021-2022 school year is Wednesday, May 11th.

 Presentation Academy 's  2021 Eighth Grade  Leadership Forum click here for more information.

We are putting on a dance clinic for girls K-8 called the "Throwback to the 2000s" 2022 Pres Dance Clinic!

The clinic will take place Sunday, January 30, 2022 at Presentation's Arts and Athletic Center, 900 S. Fourth St.

We were hoping that you may be able to share with your female students about this amazing opportunity. It will be a fun day of learning and dancing with the Pres Dance team, including lunch, prizes and more! 

The clinic will start at 9 a.m. and end with a showcase performance at 4 p.m. for family and friends. Campers will also perform at the Pres basketball game on Wednesday, February 2, at 7:30 p.m.

Girls wanting to participate can have parents register online at 2022 Dance Clinic (presentationacademy.org) or register in person the day of, at Pres at 9 a.m. 

However, we do recommend the girls register before Wednesday, January 16, to guarantee shirt size!

 For any questions anyone can contact Edie (head coach) at edierosegreenberg@gmail.com or me, at ksdancecoach@gmail.com. I have also attached a printable flyer if that is easier! 

 

 

  • Are you ready for Spirit Days?  The third Friday of each month is designated as a Spirit Day.  Students may wear a spirit wear top with uniform or PE uniform bottoms.  Visit www.stgabrielshop.com to order your spirit wear items today!

MAP Parent Session Recordings

MAP Growth Parent Session 3-16-21 Recording

MAP Growth Slides Presentation 3-16-21

MAP Reading Fluency Parent Session 3-18-21 Recording

MAP Reading Fluency Slides Presentation 3-16-21 

Associates in Pediatric Therapy

Associates in Pediatric Therapy is excited to provide speech and occupational therapy services at St. Gabriel.   Please click on picture above for more information.  Please complete the form at email them to Denise Chancellor at dchancellor@stgabriel.net

Kumon is not tutoring. It’s a step-by-step approach that works alongside your kids’ schooling.  Click here for more information.

Click here for their calendar of meetings

Arrival Map

Dismissal Map

PikMyKid Parent User Guide

 

 

St. Gabriel Father-Daughter Dance  LIGHT UP THE NIGHT 

Saturday, Feb. 5 St. Gabriel Multi-Purpose Building

Preschool-3rd 5-7:30 pm   4th-8th 8-10:30 pm

Click here for the photo order form 

Ticket Prices if purchased before Dec.17 $35/$40/$45 for 1/2/3+ daughters

*Ticket prices will increase by $5 after early bird deadline.

**Make up date if canceled for weather is Sat. Feb 12

**Only guaranteed a gift if registered by Dec. 17.

**WILL NOT BE ABLE TO PURCHASE TICKETS AT THE DOOR.  IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO ATTEND, PLEASE SEND IN PAYMENT WITH THE FORM. 

 

  • Please continue saving Box Tops for our school
  • Box Top guidelines: The last Monday of the month unless otherwise specified will be designated as box top uniform break day. Students are permitted to wear Saint Gabriel spirit wear shirts.  Students will be allowed to wear their favorite shirt PE or uniform bottoms may be worn or jeans.
  • Please trim them and check the expiration date
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Reach Alert Emergency Notification System

  • Parents who have not already signed up for REACH ALERT please sign up.
  • Reach Alert is used to keep you in the loop of current events affecting our church and school families.
  • To register for the first time, follow these simple steps:
  • Directions for Setting up Account

 

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Honor thy Children Newsletter

 

Pull Tabs

Since 2002, we have collected nearly 23,000 pounds of tabs.  So now is the time to start filling up those Ziploc bags, milk jugs and coffee cans.  Every little bit helps. Together we can make a difference. For more information on Kids Cancer Alliance please visit kidscanceralliance.org or contact K of C coordinator John McCarthy at mccoots1@gmail.com.

All proceeds benefit the Kids Cancer Alliance (KCA) and Indian Summer Camp (ISC).

KCA was started in 1981.  The vision was to provide a "normal" camping experience for children with cancer.  During that first summer, 20 campers attended camp.  The volunteer staff consisted of doctors and nurses from the University of Louisville, as well as members of the community.

This past summer, the KCA ran four separate camps in which 241 children attended, all at no cost to them.   The Knights of Columbus had breakfast with the kids, and presented KCA a check for $1000.00, generated by last year's pull-tab competition.  

KCA now provides 56 recreation and support programs, that serve more than 300 local families fighting childhood cancer.  

From the Parish

  • Welcome to our new pastor, Fr. Jason Harris, Pastor, and associate pastor, Fr. Shaju Puthussery!  We are excited to have them join our St. Gabriel family.  Fr. Jason was previously pastor at St. Thomas More and St. Monica churches as well as chaplain for Bethlehem High School.  Before attending seminary, Fr. Jason taught middle school for nine years in Henry County.  Fr. Shaju is a Conventual Franciscan from Mookkannoor, Kerala, India.

  • NEW Liturgy Schedule

  • Weekend Masses

    • Sat evening: 4 p.m.

    • Sun: 8 a.m., 10 a.m., Noon

    • (Communion available to those watching remotely near church entrance off Hudson Lane after 10 a.m. Mass)

  • Weekday Masses

    • Mondays will have either masses or communion services at 8:15 a.m. depending on scheduling.

    • Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays 8:15 a.m.

    • Wednesday Benediction 6:15 p.m.

    • Wednesday 6:30 p.m.

  • Holy Days of Obligation

    • 8:15 a.m., 6:30 p.m.

  • Reconciliation

    • Wednesdays 5:00 – 6:15 p.m.

  • Fridays 8:50 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

  • First Saturday of the Month 10:30 – 11:45 a.m.

  • Eucharistic Adoration

    • Wednesdays- Noon

  • God’s Love Unites Us!  Stewardship Program