St. Gabriel Education Centre

September - Welcome Back!

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St Gabriel Education Centre is a safe and caring environment where students are given the differentiated, flexible, and engaging learning opportunities that will inspire them to be successful in learning and life.

Welcome Back!

Welcome Back St. Gabe's students and families!

It's been great to see so many of you this past week (in person and online)! Once again, we have a lot of new students this year which is great to see! We're happy that the great work our teachers do with students is getting out into the community. Please continue to spread the good news about St. Gabes!

This is the first newsletter of the school year. I send one detailed newsletter each month with a mid-month email reminder. The newsletters are posted on social media and on our website for easy reference. There is a lot of important information in our newsletters so please take a few minutes each month to read them and let us know if you have any questions.

We're excited to continue to work with you and your families this year. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to reach out to our staff.

Many Blessings,

Renee Trottier, principal

Staffing Changes

We have one more staffing change to announce. Mrs. Tracy Delhez, our counsellor, is taking the year off to work on her doctorate and focus on her private practice. We are grateful to Mrs. Delhez for all her wonderful work and support at St. Gabes and we wish her all the best in her endeavours.

Please read the information below about Mrs. Webb, Mrs. Delhez's replacement.

PowerSchool and Moodle - Very Important

We are one week into school at this point. If you haven't accessed your courses on Moodle yet, you are already behind. If you are missing courses in Moodle or PowerSchool, please contact Principal, Renee Trottier ASAP.

PowerSchool for students and parents

We no longer print and send home report cards. Marks are all recorded in PowerSchool on a continual basis, including comments if necessary. Parents and students are expected to check PowerSchool regularly.

Students - You can access PowerSchool using your student email and password.

Parents - If you don't have a parent PowerSchool account, please contact Principal Renee Trottier. You will need an access ID and Password from the school in order to set up your account. You can add all of your GSACRD children on one account.

The PowerSchool App - Did you know there is an app for PowerSchool? It's super easy to use. Once you've set up your account, download the PowerSchool App from your phone's app store. When it prompts you for our district code, type in QNMM.

Note - parents, you must set up your account from a computer first. After that, you can access your account from your phone or the app.

Newsletter Draw

Thank you for taking the time to read about what's happening at St. Gabes each month. Our newsletter is a really important way for you to keep up with what's happening at school.

Each month you can enter our draw for a gift card. I reset the draw each month so you can win more than once!

September Calendar

September 12 - School Council meeting at 6:30 online.

September 22 - PD/Staff meeting day. No school for students

September 29 - St. Gabriel Feast Day. Stop by for a piece of cake.

September 30 - National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Upcoming in October:

Oct. 2 - Orange Shirt Day (GSACRD is recognizing National Day for TRC today)

Thanksgiving celebration and lunch

Food Drive

Meet our Staff

St. Gabriel Education Centre Relocation Update

This information was emailed to families on Friday, Sept. 1.

Update on the upcoming relocation of St. Gabriel Education Centre to Holy Family Catholic School.

As previously mentioned, this move represents a significant step forward for our school community. After careful planning and consideration, we are pleased to announce that construction will commence in October, marking the beginning of a new chapter in our school's history. We are dedicated to ensuring a smooth and well-organized transition for all involved.

During construction, students will temporarily relocate to the École Father Jan site, with further details to come in the next few weeks. We expect this transition to last for at least several months. We will have plenty of space to teach and learn during this transition and are confident that it will be a positive experience for everyone.

The construction process will encompass various enhancements to create a dedicated space for St. Gabriel Education Centre within Holy Family Catholic School. This specially designed area will feature ample space, convenient parking, and a separate entrance for St. Gabriel Education Centre. These additions are intended to provide a more inclusive and enriched learning environment, further supporting our students' educational needs.

Throughout this process, we are committed to keeping you informed and engaged. We will provide regular updates on the construction progress, any potential changes to schedules, and other relevant information, to ensure that you are well-prepared for the transition. Our goal is to work closely with each of you, addressing any questions or concerns you may have along the way.

Thank you once again for your support of St. Gabriel Education Centre. We look forward to embarking on this exciting journey with you. Please know that we will provide updates as soon as we learn more information.

New School Clothing

Stay Tuned for our new School Clothing Catalogue.

School Council

Please join us on Tuesday, Sept. 12 at 6:30pm for our first School Council meeting of the year. We meet once per month except for December and June. All of our meetings will be online.

Being part of School Council is a great way to learn about your child's school and advise the administration about what parents want and need for their children at school. We also require one high school student to join us for these meetings.

At our first meeting we will establish our council and set dates for the remainder of the year so if Tuesday is not a good night for you, don't worry, we will discuss the schedule together and try to find a suitable night for everyone involved. Bonus - There's no fundraising on School Council! Please let me know if you would like to join us by emailing me at

A school with a School Council is a strong, productive and viable school!

Welcome Back Celebration! - Date and Time To Be Determined

Due to our impending move, we are putting our opening celebration, BBQ and Terry Fox walk on hold for now. Stay tuned for more information regarding this event.


MyPass is an Alberta Education secure self-service website for Alberta students to:

  • View and print diploma exam results
  • Register to write a diploma exam
  • Order high school transcripts
  • View progress towards a credential (diploma or certificate)
  • View and print a Detailed Academic Report (DAR)
  • Order additional copies of an awarded credential
  • View student personal information

Link to MyPass:

Catholic Corner - New Three Year Faith Theme

Greater St. Albert Catholic School Division has embarked on a new faith theme for the next three years. Our last theme was Arise - Get Going and Go with God! The next three years we will focus on the love of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit.

2023-24 Growing in Love, with the Father

2024-25 Growing in Mercy, with the Son

2025-26 Growing in Grace, with the Spirit

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Why God Loves You

Why God Loves You

I am a child of God.

We are ALL people of God.

Nothing we do can make God love us any less, or any more. God’s love for every person is limitless.

What exactly does it mean to say God is love?
How do you personally experience God’s love?

A Little Humour

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Mental Health and Wellness

Don't forget to check out our "Mental Health and Wellness" section on our website for wellness ideas, tips, resources and sessions that are being offered. Click on "community supports" for information about services in St. Albert and area to support you or your family.

Counselling at SGEC

Hello, my name is Mrs. Monique Webb and I will be a teacher at SGEC this year as well as the school counsellor. You will see me around the school each week on Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays. I am here throughout the day if you would like some help with your courses and am always happy to meet with students and families.

While I am new to the SGEC team I am not entirely new to the area. I grew up in St. Albert and now I live on a hobby farm near the Morinville Colony with my husband and 2 teenagers. In our free time we enjoy camping, 4-H, riding horses, raising dogs, chickens and cats. We are all avid readers and enjoy taking trips to bookstores when we are travelling or heading into town.

I look forward to meeting all of you in the coming weeks. Should you need anything please don’t hesitate to text or call 587-983-2541 or email me at:

Note - Counselling referrals can be made by parents or teachers. Support is provided for individual or family concerns and referrals to outside agencies can be accessed through Mrs. Webb.

School Supplies

Do you need school supplies and are struggling to get what you need? Just ask at our front office. We have a few supplies available for students in need.


Just a friendly reminder that we have a student parking lot down the hill from our school (down the back alley).

We kindly ask that you comply with the following:

1. Do not park in our staff parking which is located near our front door.

2. We also ask that you do not use the handicapped parking spot for drop off and pick up as we have students who need it.

3. Do not wait for your child for excessive amounts of time in the handicapped spot, even if you have a handicap placard, as other students will need to be able to use the spot.

4. Do not park in front of our garbage bin.

5. Do not park in the lot at the top of Seven Hills.

We have plenty of spaces in our student parking lot for you.

Thank you!

It's that time once again for September by Earth, Wind and Fire!

Earth, Wind & Fire - September (Official HD Video)

Social Media

Did you know that we update our social media accounts on a regular basis? Following us is one of the quickest ways to find out what's going on at school and getting those last minute, emergency updates.

Please follow and share with your friends. We want everyone to know what a great place St. Gabes is!


Please leave us a review on Google or Facebook. It will only take you a few moments but it will go a long way to advertising our program to others in the province. The more students we have, the more robust the programming we can offer. Thank you in advance!

Newsletter Draw

Please fill out the link for our draw! (Please do not enter more than once per month)

Our Hours

Teachers are available:

Monday to Wednesday
8:30 am to 3:00 pm


8:30 am to 5:30 pm


8:30 am to Noon