Gables Weekly Summary


Message from Principal Lausch on Grades 3-5 Testing

1 minute video:

Please avoid planned absences on the mornings of these dates whenever possible:

Thursday (4/28/22) - Science Grade 5 only

Friday (4/29/22) - Science Grade 5 only

Tuesday (5/3/22) - Math Grades 3-5
Wednesday (5/4/22) - Math Grades 3-5

Free tennis clinics for K-5

Columbus TOP (Tennis Outreach Program) is starting free tennis clinics in northwest Columbus, based on the availability of instructors and students. If your family is interested in getting on their mailing list to be notified of current and future 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:
Contact email:

Coaches form:

Kids registration form:

Ramadan is coming next week.

Many families in the Gables community are observing Ramadan so, if you know somebody who do here is a Ramadan smore article for you.

If your child will miss school to observe this holiday you can use the included template letter in the smore to ensure it is excused.

Columbus Gifted Academy (CGA) Gifted & Talented Parent Information Sessions last Tues, March 22 Recap

They divided students into Categories: ((A continuum of Gifted Services in CCs))

  • Category A : All students identified as gifted or achieving at high levels.
  • Category B : Students identified as gifted in specific areas (varies by service).
  • Category C : Students identified in superior cognitive or multiple areas of service.
  • Category D : Students with significant needs.

Columbus Gifted Academy (CGA) will have tours ( with student ambassadors and some teachers)

CGA- Family Ambassador contact information : Kristin Allison,

If you missed the last sessions of the GT you still have 2 chances next Tues, and Thurs,

Reminders "Don't Forget"

The deadline to order your yearbook is ( 03/28/2022) DO NOT MISS OUT ON THE MEMORIES :-)

Order Online:

  • Go to
  • Enter the Marco Photography site.
  • Follow the prompts to complete your order by the specified date.

Your keyword is: GBLYB

The last chance to visit "The North Market March 26/27"

North Market located at : 59 spruce street Columbus, Ohio 43215 Market hours:10 am-7pm (sat) , 10 am - 5 pm (Sun).

2022 Virtual Gables Talent Show

**All Gables ES students are welcome to submit a video of their talent.**

  1. Record your talent on a personal device such as a mobile phone, tablet, or video recorder.
  2. Edit the video to no longer than 1 minute if necessary - this time limit has been changed to accomodate as many students as possible in the show.
  3. Go to the FlipGrid link before 11:59 p.m. on April 10th and upload your video.

Don't forget to include your name, grade, and classroom in your video!

Unified Arts Club 4th & 5th

4th & 5th graders are invited to a weekly Unified Arts Club meeting over Zoom. Meetings are Thursdays 4:30-5:30pm and feature Art by Ms. Fritsche, Music by Ms. Gehrisch, and Physical Education by Ms. Insinga.

OSU Branches Tutoring Link

Meeting ID : 91823394472 Password : 720581

Notify the Office for Absences To Be Excused

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

Gables and Community Events Next Week

Fri, Apr 1 - Free Encanto Movie & Popcorn

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 from 9a-11a

(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

9am-3pm, 1777 Arlingate Lane, Cols OH 43228 (see flyer)

Watch Bloomz for a Notice about Next Art Show Committee Meeting

Columbus Gifted Academy (CGA) will have tours ( with student ambassadors and some teachers)

The tour is available on Wednesday evenings (3/30, 4/6, and 4/13) from 5:30- 6: 30 pm.

CGA- Family Ambassador contact information : Kristin Allison,

Gifted Talented Zoom Sessions(Next Tues,03/29&Thurs,03/31)

CCS Summer Experience Registration is OPEN

Registration is free. Limited transportation is available from certain sites. Only the Indianola Informal K-8 program has transportation from Gables ES. You may also pickup and dropoff your child at the registered program site instead of using CCS transportation.

Northwest Columbus Summer Camp Corner

Upcoming Camp Registrations

Feb 28- March 4: Reading Week

9: No school

13: Daylight Savings- Move clocks 1 hour ahead.

14 : PTA Meeting @ 6:30 pm

22 : End of quarter 3

23: No school

25: **NEW DATE** Spring student pictures

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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

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