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Earth Day

To celebrate Earth Day, students worked together to clean up the school grounds. They did their part to help the environment, and to keep their school clean, all while having fun! Head over to the photo gallery to see pictures of the event.

St. Gabriel School Celebration

Great thanks to all the parents of St. Gabriel School and parents of potential students who participated on April 25 in showcasing our school. A special thank to our students, teachers, Governing Board members, P.P.O., Home and School, St. Columba House, and Informel. Another special thanks to all the patrons who purchased a work of art. They will be displayed with your name in the upcoming week.

End of Cycle Ministry Exams

Please be advised that these important Ministry exams take place between April 29 and June 3, 2013. Regular school attendance is essential to your child’s success. Please be sure to schedule appointments on Professional Days or outside school hours.

Fielding Focus

St. Gabriel school was featured in the March Fielding Focus. Read all about our Library Inauguration and our special St. Patrick's Day celebration on page 5 (en) and 19 (fr).

Viva! Sistema visits FACE Chamber Orchestra

The Viva! Sistema kids from St. Gabriel School in Pointe Sainte Charles and from another Education Center will have the opportunity to watch and listen to the FACE School String students play the composition that was created with the Viva! Sistema kids during classes in January and February, and to be actively involved in a rehearsal of the combined group of students.
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Holiday Concert

Our Holiday Concert this year will be held on Thursday, December 20. The doors will open at 12:35 p.m. so that the concert can begin on time for 12:50 p.m. In order to raise funds for our music and graduation programs, we will be asking for a $3 minimum donation or non-perishable food item. The non perishable goods will be donated to St. Gabriel Church. Thank you for your support.

Holiday Food Baskets

We are asking for donations of non-perishable food items to be placed under our Christmas tree. Please send in these items as soon as possible with your children or drop them off anytime. All items will go to St. Gabriel Parish and will be distributed by the Church.

Winter Break

The last day of classes (full day) before the winter break will be on Friday, December 21. The school will be closed from December 22, 2012 to January 6. 2013. Classes will resume on Monday, January 7th, 2013.

Office Lunch Hour Change

The office will be closed from 12:30 to 1:00 p.m. instead of 11:30 – 12:00 p.m. If you call at that
time please leave a message.

Open House: Wednesday, November 28, 2012

We welcome you to join us for our annual Open House on Wednesday, November 28, 2012. The staff and administration will be present to show you around and answer any questions you may have. Our school specialists will also be available to provide information on programs and services offered at St. Gabriel School. We look forward to meeting you!

Remembrance Day

On Wednesday, November 7, St. Gabriel School had a beautiful assembly to celebrate Remembrance Day. This event was commemorated with the help of Aaron Durocher, our Spiritual and Community Animator, along with our special guest speaker, Mr. Raymond Playfair accompanied by Bagpiper Mr. Jeff McCarthy.

St Gabriel Reaches Goal for Terry Fox Fundraiser

Congratulations to our students who participated and to their families and friends who supported them. Our
October 15 run collected a grand total of $803.11 for the Terry Fox Foundation. Well done, St. Gabriel. To celebrate, some people lost their hair!

St Gabriel Students Take home Irish Dancing Prizes

Our students take pride in their heritage and irish Dancing, and that shone through in their performance at the Irish Dancing competition held at Dorval Elementary School. Under the direction of Bernadette Short and Carol Clifton, the students took many trophies and medals. Congratulations!

St Gabriel Wins Award

The scholarship Committee of Delta Kappa Gamma Quebec Province has awarded the 2011 Evelyn Eaton Award to St. Gabriel Elementary School in Pointe St. Charles. The committee selected the St. Gabriel School Theatre Project, submitted by teacher Karima Tabbi and consultant Marie-Andrée Veilleux. The members were impressed with the focus of the project and its goal of producing a play involving students from Cycles 1 to Cycle 3. The use of drama as a tool to develop oral competency in a second language will engage children to speak French and develop fluency and expand their vocabulary.