Gables Weekly Summary


OSU Tutoring Starts this Week 9/20

Every Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 5 pm-6 pm and 6pm-7pm. The tutoring will start on The 20th of September until the 16th of November, but there will be NO tutoring on the 11th and 12th of October due to fall break for OSU. For the spring semester, they will start on the 17th of January and tutor until the 12th of April, but not tutor on the 14th and 15th of March due to spring break.

Zoom Meeting ID: 648 128 2246

Zoom Link:

The meeting should not require a password. If it does, the password is 828319.

Google Classroom Link & Code:

Code: yesogmk

This Week's Sessions Recap

Free School Clothes for Kids by Charity Newsies K-12 grade:

Clothing applications are available on-line only. Applications will be accepted from through 2:00pm on Friday, Dec 3, 2022. In-person applications are no longer available at our headquarters or any of the public libraries as in previous years.

If you want to fill out the application, go to the website, then click full clothing application, after that you will need to read the eligibility requirements first and then fill out your application.

You will need to fill out your child's security number, if you don't have SSN, you can use ITIN.

You will receive the date & time to pick up your kids' clothes.

You will also get a text reminder before your appointment.

Charity Newsies Contact Information:

Address: 4300 Indianola Avenue, Columbus, OH 43214


Phone Number: (614) 263-4300

Email: Subha Lembach, Executive Director

For all questions relating to the on-line clothing application please email This email is monitored during regular office hours only. (M-F 9am-12:30pm)

Improve your Child's Attendance - Stay in the Game with the Columbus Crew

Columbus City Schools and the Columbus Crew have officially kicked off a new partnership to promote improved school attendance as part of the "Stay in the Game! Keep Learning, Every Day" Network. They met with the team and they introduced the importance of Attendance for students. They also provided some tips for the parents to help their kids.

"Attendance + Engagement = Success"

CCS, Columbus Crew Hold Kickoff Event For Stay In The Game Attendance Initiative

A message From The school Nurse

The Nationwide Children's Hospital Medical van will be at Gables on Sept. 27. Parents can contact the nurse if their child needs to be seen at

Reminders - Don't Forget

Gables Open House

Wednesday, September 28.

from 6:00 - 7:00 pm.

Did you forget to order your flowers???

Did you forget to order your fall flowers? Well, you are in luck, The sale has been extended through Friday, September 23rd until11:59pm. Feel free to pass this on to your friends and relatives as well. Maybe they forgot too. Any paper packets are due by the end of school on Friday. Thanks.

If you have any questions, please contact Gables PTA at

Chromebook Inventory

The district was hiring a company to come in and look at our Chromebooks to fix/replace broken Chromebooks and/or assign Chromebooks to new students. and they came in and looked at two first-grade classes and the 3 second-grade classes. They are coming back in those upcoming days to check out the rest of the classes. If you could please have your child bring their Chromebook and charger to school every day until the technology crew comes in we would greatly appreciate it. Thank you for your support!

PTA PTA Fall Flower Sale Pick Up Sep. 30, 2022 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Notify the Office for Absences To Be Excused

Email (preferred) or call 1-380-997-6025 and leave a message.

Kids' Folders

-Please make sure that you check your child's folder Nightly and returned it Daily.

-Students need to complete at least 30 minutes of iReady Math and 30 minutes of iReady Reading by Friday each week.

Gables and Community Events Next Week

Family Fun Night Out - Chuck E. Cheese

Friday, Sep. 23rd, 3-9pm

3631 Soldano Boulevard

Columbus, OH

Join the PTA for a fun-filled family night!

If you have any questions, please contact Gables PTA at

Please see attached pdf flyer below.

Gables Open House

Wednesday, Sep. 28th, 6-7pm

1680 Becket Avenue

Columbus, OH

Since we did not get to do the ice cream social, we decided that the open house would be the best opportunity to come into the building and check out your kids' classrooms, the school library, the gym, and more. We will have a traditional Open House where students and parents can come and students can show their classrooms. The teachers will have some handouts for parents. We are so excited to see all of you there!

Upcoming Virtual Family Engagement Session:

CCS hosts weekly Zoom sessions addressing the most pressing topics and answering the most common questions families have. Called Virtual Family Engagement Sessions, these sessions are hosted by the Department of Communications and Engagement and feature expert District staff and many of our community partners sharing information and insights on important topics.

RSVP at:

For previous recorded video sessions:

Have Questions??? Or Need Help???

Have an additional question about Columbus City Schools? Call the FACTline at 614-221-FACT (221-3228) or email us at

Members of the media seeking information about the Columbus City Schools District, it's students, or staff members are encouraged to contact the Office of Communications and Media Relations (614) 365-5680.

School Hours:

8:30 Students enter for breakfast

8:55 Students enter classrooms

9:00 Tardy Bell rings

11:45 - 12:45 1st and 4th-grade lunch and recess

11:45-12:45 Kindergarten and Grade 2 grade Recess and Lunch

12:45-1:45 Grades 3 and 5th lunch and recess

3:30 Dismissal

Quick Links and Additional Resources

CCS Infinite Campus Guide

Click here to learn more about Parent Portal - Infinite Campus

Apply for a Library Card! It's FREE!

Click this button to apply for a library card and you will be entered for a chance to win Amazon Gift Cards valued at $50.

9/2: First Day of School for Kindergarten

9/5: All Schools Closed - Labor Day

9/6: Fall Flower Sale Begins

9/9: Back to School Bash 6:00 - 8:00 PM - Volunteers are needed.

9/16: Pastries with the Principal 9:00-10:00 AM

9/19: PTA Meeting (in the gym) 6:30 - 7:30 PM

9/20: Last day for Fall Flower Sale. Ends at 11:59 PM

9/21: Dining for Dollars at Raising Canes Closes at 12:00 PM

9/23: Family Fun Night Out - Chuck E. Cheese. Closes at 3:00 PM.

9/28: Open House at Gables from 6:00 - 7:00 PM.

9/30: PTA Flower Sale Pick up 3:00 - 6:00 PM.

The calendar is continuously updated to ensure changes are reflected. Such changes may not be reflected above as older weekly summaries are archived & not maintained. To get the most accurate information at any time, click the heading above or click here.

About Gables Elementary School

Attendance Email:

Attendance Phone Number: 1-380-997-6025

PTA email:

FACTline Email:

FACTline Phone Number: 614-221-FACT (614-221-3228)

Customer Relations Email:

Customer Relations Phone Number: (614) 365-8888

Gables Family Ambassador

Israa Elnwawy.

I am here to help families become informed with Gables and to answer any questions about the school and our community or guide them in the right direction.

You can find me on Bloomz or email me at,

You may also contact me by calling or texting my Google Voice Phone Number at 614-653-8847.