Gables Weekly Summary


The Recap of this week's sessions

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Research shows that students who read at home daily for at least 20 minutes can increase language development, improve comprehension and critical thinking, develop global empathy, and strengthen family relationships.

Columbus City Schools is committed to empowering students to discover their love of reading and improving literacy skills across all grades. In partnership with Scholastic, the District is giving PreK - 12 students books and novels to build at-home libraries and create even more access to tools for success in the classroom and their futures.

Click here to watch this session and learn more about the importance of reading for kids.

Click here to visit #TogetherWeReadCCS page.

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K-3 students: Virtual Reading Buddies Options: Get extra reading practice Monday through Thursday from 3:30–5:30 p.m. Text them and they will send you the link for the zoom session.

Do you want your kid to be a good reader, improve his reading skills, and increase his vocabulary?! Here are some videos to help your kids practice reading at home.

Need help? Learn how to use many of our digital resources and research tools by viewing these online tutorials

Click here for resources by subject.

You can watch this session here.

The Chat Feature is also HELPFUL. If you get lost just click on the Chat, send your question and somebody will be available to help you.

Click here for the Events Page to be updated with what's happening in the library.

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.

A message From The school Nurse

Immunization records and referrals are due to the nurse by September 23, 2022. The nurse has contacted parents by phone and letter if their student is included. If you have any questions about immunizations, please contact Nurse Carpenter. 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

Thank you for attending our Back-to-school Bash! We hope you enjoyed the experience!

Reminders - Don't Forget

Immunization records and referrals are due to the nurse by September 23, 2022.

If you have any questions about immunizations, please contact Nurse Carpenter at:

Last Day for PTA Fall Flower Sale is Tues, 9/20

The sale began on September 6th and ends on September 20th and the flowers will be delivered on September 30th to the school to be picked up by the parents from 3:00- 6:00 pm. If you have any questions, please contact the PTA for assistance at

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

PTA Meeting

Monday, Sep. 19th, 6:30-7:30pm

1680 Becket Avenue

Columbus, OH

Regular business meeting for the PTA
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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.

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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:

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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

Parenting Tips

Some tips, tools, and strategies to learn your kids at home with PBS Kids.

CCS Infinite Campus Guide

Click here to learn more about Parent Portal - Infinite Campus

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.

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

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.