Gables Weekly Summary


Ramadan Mubarak! Ramadan Kareem!

Ramadan begins this weekend, and many in our Gables community will observe it throughout the month of April. Review the Ramadan newsletter below if you would like to learn more about this important month in Islam. During this time, Muslims greet others with, "Ramadan Mubarak (Blessed Ramadan)!" or "Ramadan Kareem (Generous Ramadan)!"
Ramadan Newsletter

Newsletter describing Ramadan for all ages.

Parent Portal - Get Connected!

Grades, School Choice Lottery applications, Summer Experience signup, and family information updates are all done through CCS's online system, Parent Portal (also called Infinite Campus). You can watch the most recent family informational session on how to navigate the Parent Portal here.

School Start Times: Provide Feedback

CCS is exploring future school start times for elementary and secondary schools. Now through April 8, 2022, the District is collecting feedback from students, families, staff, and community partners: Click here to complete a brief survey.

Art Show Help & Artist Needed

The PTA is seeking volunteers to help with the Art Show committee. If you're interested in helping with our first in-person school-wide event, please reach out to the PTA at or message Gables PTA in Bloomz. Immediate help is needed in visiting local businesses for donations. An explanation letter and Tax ID note (donations are tax-deductible) are available for volunteers to use.

Do you know a local artist who would be willing to create gator-themed art live during the Art Show? The PTA offers a small stipend and the cost of supplies to an artist who is interested. Interested artists should email

Books for Pathway Express

Over the next couple of months, five packets of books corresponding to the Pathway Express themes will be sent home with each student. The first packet is currently being distributed - you may have already received it!

Teacher of the Year Nominations

Gables PTA is sending home nomination forms for Teacher of the Year. Students and families can nominate their choice to be honored during the Art Show on April 29 by completing the form and returning it to the school. Check green folders for the form.

Approaching Deadlines

Gifted & Talented Information

Virtual information sessions wrapped up this week. If you have remaining questions, you should contact the department directly at,, 614-365-6626, or by use the button below.

Columbus Gifted Academy (CGA) for Grades 3-8 still has more tours scheduled for interested families. Tours are led by student ambassadors and teachers. Contact the CGA Family Ambassador with questions: Kristin Allison, Tours start at 5:30p.m. Wednesdays on April 6 and April 13.

Submit questions about CCS Gifted & Talented here

Form to submit questions about the CCS Gifted & Talented program directly to the Gifted & Talented staff.


  • Notify the office in order for absences to be excused: or 1-380-997-6025 (leave message).
  • Keep a spare change of clothes in your child's cubby in case of accidents.
  • Follow the recommended traffic pattern for parent pickup/dropoff.
  • Check green folders daily.

Weekly Meetings/Clubs

  • OSU Branches Tutoring (Grades 1-5) - Tuesdays/Wednesdays - online at 5:00 pm or 6:00 pm here
  • Unified Arts Club (Grades 4-5) - Thursdays - online 4:30-5:30pm here

  • PTA Art Show Committee (Grown-ups) - Wednesdays - online at 6:00 pm, watch for link in Bloomz or email

Coaches and Players needed for Free Tennis Clinics

Website: Contact email:

Columbus TOP (Tennis Outreach Program) needs feedback from K-5 families and high schoolers to serve as tennis coaches in free clinics. If your family is interested in getting on their mailing list to be notified of current and future free clinics, complete their form here:

Columbus TOP is also recruiting high school tennis players to be coaches for these clinics. Coaches receive volunteer hours that can count towards their graduation requirements. Interested high schoolers should apply here:

Gables and Community Events Next Week

Fri, Apr 1 - Free Encanto Movie & Popcorn

**Not affilitated with Columbus City Schools**

Free Encanto Movie at Bethel International Methodist Church (1220 Bethel), 7pm (non-perishable donations accepted but not required)

Sat, Apr 2 - Autism Awareness Open House

**Not affiliated with Columbus City Schools**

9:00am-11am, 5171 Northwest Parkway, Joint Safety Services Building, Hilliard, OH 43026 Socialize with First Responders in a calm, reassuring environment so that kids are familiar with them if they need them in the future.

Sat, Apr 2 - Anthony Thomas Easter Open House

**Not affiliated with Columbus City Schools**

9am-3pm, 1777 Arlingate Lane, Cols OH 43228

Northwest Columbus Summer Camp Corner

Upcoming Camp Registrations

11: PTA Meeting @ 6:30 pm (

13: 2022 Virtual Talent Show (

14: Early Release - school ends at 3pm

15-22: No School - Spring Break

25: School Resumes

29: Grade 5 Testing (Science)

29: Art Show at Gables ES

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 Phone Number: (614) 365-8888

Customer Relations Email: