St. Gabriel March PTU Update

Thank you for your support! ............ March 14, 2016

With your help and support, we are having a very productive year!

Thank you for all the ways you have supported the PTU this year! This is just a brief update on where we are and upcoming events!
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Box Tops Labels make $1200!!! Keep them coming!

Thank you! Jaycee Dzugan

Keep clipping the Box Tops! This past Fall we raised $1200!!! In response to our last PTU meeting, we will now be collecting Box Tops and Labels for Education throughout the school year in collection folders in all home rooms~send those little gems in! The contests will still take place in the Fall and Spring. Remember to ask family members to collect for you too! Grandparents and Great Aunts & Uncles are really good at remembering!
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FUNdraisers Helping PTU!

Thank you! Kim Koenig (pictured below) for planning our first year of FUNdraisers! The fun nights have raised over $500 through roller skating nights ($423) and our first Five Below Night ($150). Our next rollerskating party is May 3 at United Skates of America in Wickliffe. The third party of the year will give the PTU 100% of door admissions!

Announcing next event!

St. Gabriel at Chick-Fil-A

Thursday, April 28-ALL DAY

Just mention St. Gabriel and 15% of all sales come to PTU!

Keep your eyes open for more fun nights that Kim is planning--maybe even a just for grown ups night! We will keep you posted!

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Thank you for your Malley's Orders!

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Thank you for your Malley's Orders! Online orders still being accepted!

And a BIG thank you to Deanna Macioce and Kim Janezic for chairing this effort!. You can still order online! Paper orders earned $3185.39


St . Gabriel School is so close to having full participation in our Malley's Easter Candy fundraiser

we have decided to...




Each student per family will earn a dress down pass for ANY dollar amount placed on the Internet until March 21st.

Also each student per family will receive an ice cream treat for ALL orders over $100!

Internet orders can be placed up until Monday, March 21st.

***Follow the instructions on the paper catalog to set-up a personalized website. Malley’s offers free shipping for orders over $60, so it is helpful to combine a few orders and have them delivered to one address.

QUESTIONS: We can be reached at Deanna Macioce- 440-867-1924 or or Kim Janezic- 440-339-6494 or

Win FREE tuition next year!

Have you bought your raffle tickets yet?? Tina Cardilli is working hard to have this happen. We need to sell at least $3,950 worth of tickets to cover expenses. Wouldn't it be nice to have next year tuition free?? Fill out your form and send directly to Tina.

Spring Fling!

Denise Anzlovar (pictured below) is now taking table reservations from direct sale businesses to present their goods to the Girl's Night Out-Spring Fling. She is also going to have salons present with complimentary services, fun raffles, wine and appetizers.

New: we will have a special, fun awards for our amazing 2015-16 volunteers!

Save the Date:

Thursday, April 14 at Mentor Civic Center!

Contact Denise directly for more information.

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Thank you, Mrs. Henke!

Mrs. Henke helps PTU in so many ways! She is always there with a smile helping at Craft Boutique, Arts Day, Room Parent support, Halloween Carnival, Santa Shop, Teacher Appreciation Luncheons, Catholic Schools Week and the list goes on and on. Thank you, Mrs. Henke--we couldn't operate without YOU! We love you!

PAW-sitive News!

Thank you, Christie Rozman, who revamped our Good News program into our "Paw"sitive News! She and the noon watch crew keep their eyes out for acts of kindness and love and announce the recipients at lunch on Wednesdays. Check out her "Paw"sitive board in the main hallway! A BIG thank you, too to Christie for her help during Catholic Schools Week on the "Paw"sitive display in the gym and the CSW display of coloring/art/poetry contests!

Where does the money go that PTU raises?

We support the school in so many ways, just to name a few:

  • $10/student for field trips
  • Teacher Appreciation
  • COSI (3-6 grades)
  • Shakespeare Residency (7-8 grade)
  • Sunshine Committee-helping families in need
  • Halloween Carnival
  • Kindergarten/Eighth Grade T-shirts
  • Teacher Supply Fund-start up at beginning of year
  • Catholic Schools Week, celebration items
  • Special Projects
  • Santa Shop
  • Arts Day
  • Graduation Celebration
  • Room Parent support
  • And much, much more...

Looking for help next year! Join the fun!

It takes a lot of hearts and hands to keep PTU going! Please join the fun! Did you know research shows that the more parent involvement a school has, the better student performance is? You can be a part of the St. Gabriel School success!

We are looking for people to come in next year to help! Please contact Laura Hoffman, next year's president, if you are interested in:

  • Vice President
  • Secretary
  • Hospitality
  • School Supply Set Ordering Service (School Tool Box)
  • Grizzly Den
  • Santa Shop
  • Arts Day

If these don't sound like your cup of tea, but you still want to get involved, we can help you find your niche! Just call or see the link below. Thank you!!

St. Gabriel Catholic Elementary School

We are being Christ every day, everywhere, through teaching, learning, leading and serving.