Dear Families,
Lent boxes: Please send in your child’s Lent boxes on Friday!
 
Stations of the Cross:
  • Friday, April 12th @ 1:00 pm. The students will be dismissed from church.
Be an Ambassador for our school and recruit New Students/New families and qualify for our Referral Incentive program ($500 per new family). Registration forms for the 2019-2020  School Year can be found on our school website @ www.saintgabes.com.    Should questions arise once you have had an opportunity to review the 2019-2020 registration information, please call or email the school office.
 
Fun Lunch:
  • Our Mac & Cheese Fun Lunch will be on Friday, April 12th. 
Breakfast with the Easter Bunny:
Thank you to all who attended and supported the Breakfast with the Easter Bunny this past Sunday. We hope everyone had a wonderful time! Thanks to ALL our wonderful parent volunteers for their time, raffle prizes and baked goods donations! 
 
Special thanks to the following volunteers who  helped make this event another great success!  Eileen Fogarty, Dino Campos, Edith Herman, Maureen Babuskow, Lupita Sanchez, Oscar Sanchez, Jill Warno, Maggie Dorman & Christina Griggs!!! Also, a HUGE thank you to Heather Garrity & Colleen Harrington for organizing and for another successful event!  
 
Thank You to the following businesses and special donors for their kind contributions: Chicago Wolves, Haunted Trails, Chicago White Sox, Hawthorn Race Track, Dorothy Ormond, Elaine Mitchell, Judy Garrity, Cindy Kilory, Gary Stefenhagen Jean Johnson, Jack McManus, Sharon Cordin, Joe Hermle and Kathy O’Marrah. Because of your support, we raised an estimated  $13,000 for the school!!!
 
Congratulations to our Easter Bunny Raffle Winners!
Grand Prize $2,500 Joe Moore, 2nd Prize $1000 The Yocum Family and 3rd Prize $500 Guadalupe Sanchez.
 
St. Gabriel Yearbook Orders:
  • Athletic Parents: 
    Please if you have any team pictures can you please put them in the yearbook shared folder.or email them to Miss Nicholson at nicholsonm@stgabrielchicago.com
      I will be working on finishing the yearbook over break and team pictures will not be ready before the print dead line.
    All Parents:
    Don’t forget to order your year book by April 17th.


Family Mass: Sunday, May 19th May Crowning @ 9:00 am Mandatory for all students.
There is an important change/update to our school calendar: Monday, June 3rd school WILL BE in session, we originally had it off. Please be sure to order hot lunch for June 3rd! On Tuesday, June 4th there will be a field trip grades 1-7 going to the Museum of Science and Industry No hot lunch. Our last day will be THURSDAY, JUNE 6th. instead of Friday the 7th. Dismissal right after 8:00 awards Mass.
 
 
Important Dates: please check our school calendar regularly for any updates!
Spring Break  Monday, April 15th – Wednesday April 24th. Classes resume on Thursday, April 25th
Friday, April 26th 3rd trimester progress reports are distributed
Tuesday, April 30th Confirmation
Saturday, May 4th First Holly Communion @ 11:00 am.
Thursday, May 9th 8th Grade Ribbon Mass @ 8:00 am
Sunday, May 12th Mother’s Day Mass @ 9:00, parade and reception.
Sunday, May 19th May Crowning and Family Mass @ 9:00 am.  Mandatory for all students to attend.
Monday, May 27th No School memorial Day
Tuesday, May 28th Pre-school Promotion Day @ 10:00 am
Friday, May 31st Kindergarten Promotion Day @ 10:00 am
Saturday, June 1st 8th Grade Graduation @ 11:00
Tuesday, June 4th, 1st tru 7th field trip to the Museum of Science and Industry
Thursday, June 6th Last Day of school. Dismissal following 8:00 awards Mass.
Saturday, June 22nd St. Gabriel’s Sham-Block
Sunday, June 30th Fr. Tom’s Farewell Mass @ 10:00 am. Reception to follow in the school hall.