St. Gabriel Catholic School offers several opportunities for students
to get involved in clubs at school. In addition, several clubs are
offered by our parish. In order to make the most of these opportunities,
is encouraged, and in many cases is necessary to help the clubs fully
meet their objectives. Parents are also encouraged to start new clubs
for activities not currently offered.
Some clubs have grade restrictions in order to ensure full participation and enjoyment of the activities offered.
Current clubs offered:
– Open to students in grades 2-4; participants read and discuss books
selected by the individual clubs. All books are approved by Mrs.
Chess Club – Open to students in grades 2-5; participants enjoy tournament-style match play and lessons provided by a chess master.
- Garden Club - The garden club is an opportunity for students in 2nd to 5th grade to meet 1-2 times a month to learn about the natural world around us and the duties we have to care for it. Students will learn about a variety of subjects, including how to grow plants, the parts of plants, different types of ecosystems, and ways to reduce the carbon threat facing our natural world. Students learn through working in the garden and through a classroom setting, where experiments and crafts make the lessons a tactile and visual experience. The goal of the club is to inspire children to spend more time outdoors and even to make small changes in their lifestyles to work on saving our planet.
– Open to 4th and 5th grade students; students may audition to become
one of our school morning announcements anchors. These broadcasts are
conducted live every morning to each classroom on closed circuit TV.
Junior Disciples Club
- Open to 4th and 5th grade students; participants carry out fun
service projects and deepen their awareness of local children living in
poverty and ways they can make a difference, no matter how small.
Mad Science Club –
Open to all grades; participants enjoy hands-on activities,
demonstrations, and discussions related to a particular area of science
including rocketry and magnets.
– Participants enjoy math-related activities prior to the start of
school. No commitment is required and attendance is at the student’s
Safety Patrol – Students in 5th grade are invited to register in order to meet and greet parents and students each morning during carpool.
– Open to students in grades 1-5; participants enjoy fun and
educational activities that strengthen character, develop values such as
citizenship, and enhance physical fitness. Clubs are available for both
boys and girls.
Student Council – 5th grade students who are
interested can campaign as per teacher instruction and classmates will
vote for thier classroom representatives. Four students from each class
will be elected into this position. Among several other school-wide
duties, student council members helps decide which charities to select
for our dress down days, and collect all classroom donations bins on the
actual dress down day. They also help deliver our Christmas donations
to Catherine's House.
Yearbook Club – Students in 5th grade are invited to apply in order to participate in the creation of our school’s annual yearbook.