Gables Weekly Summary



Can you believe it?! 2 more weeks and the school will be OVER! Let's finish our school year strong and make attendance a priority!

Encourage your student to be a Roll Call Role Model by coming to school on time every day. Students who show improved attendance have a chance to win weekly prizes including tickets to Columbus Clippers games and food coupons from White Castle and Donatos.

PTA Spring Flower pickup is TODAY - Friday (5/13)

Today, Friday (5/13), flowers will be available for pickup from dismissal (3:30pm) until 6pm. They must be picked up at the school; orders are not sent home with students. If you will not be able to make it before 6pm on Friday, please contact Gables PTA at

Volunteers are needed, Please sign up in Bloomz.

Volunteers for Field Day on Tues, May 31

Field Day at Gables ES is Tuesday, May 31. We will need family volunteers to assist with games and inflatables during the morning from 9am to 12pm. There is no signup before the day - just show up if you can and report to the gym to choose your game/activity.

If you cannot make the morning games, you are still invited to watch the afternoon games with your scholar. Afternoon games will begin at 2pm. Which teachers will be victorious in tug-of-war? Come find out! See more details in Bloomz

FREE Job Placement Help

If you need assistance with child care, transportation, paying rent, getting a GED, or if you are interested in getting FREE job placement help or a work from home opportunity with free training, you can contact Bailey Sandin ( with Creating Central Ohio Futures (through the city of Columbus) to get wide range of opportunities. You can also visit the website at to enter your application.

**In order to apply to the program, you have to be at least 18 years old or turning 18 within the duration of the program and have a high school diploma or GED.

You can watch the May 12th recorded session here

Reminders (Don't Forget)

Courage: May's Word of the Month

Courage means we do not let fear hold us back from exploring new opportunities, developing our skills, and doing what is right.

Check this resource to help your child be courageous when facing something new:

Latchkey Registration

Registration Dates & Times:

-Mon, May 16 - Fri, May 20 --------> Students currently enrolled in the latchkey program.

-Mon, May 23, 2022 ------------> Students enrolling in the latchkey program for the first time.

See attached flyer for more details or visit the website here.

Can you believe it 2 more weeks and the school will be OVER? Let's Finish our School Year Strong!

Encourage your student to be a Roll Call Role Model by coming to school on time every day. Students who show improved attendance have a chance to win weekly prizes including tickets to Columbus Clippers games and food coupons from White Castle and Donatos.
CCS Summer Experience Registration Deadline (ES & MS)

You can register through the parent portal by May 20

2022-2023 School Supply Boxes

The school supply boxes will be delivered directly to your child's classroom in August before the start of school. If you have any questions, please contact Gables PTA at Place your order at:

Weekly Meetings/Clubs

  • Unified Arts Club (Grades 4-5) - Thursdays - online 4:30-5:30pm here.

Gables and Community Events Next Week

PTA Flower Sale Flower Pickup is TODAY Friday, May 13

Flowers will be delivered to the school during the day and prepared for pickup, starting in the afternoon. For answers to questions, email Gables PTA (

Pathway Express & Countdown to Kindergarten

Saturday, May 14th, 10am-1pm

546 Jack Gibbs Boulevard

Columbus, OH

Pathway Express' final destination is an exploration of Family & Consumer Sciences. The event will feature:

  • Fun, Engaging Take-Home Learning Activities;
  • Live Entertainment & Student Performance;
  • Special Hip-Hop Zumba Class;
  • Author Meet & Greets;
  • Books for At-Home Libraries from Scholastic;
  • Food Trucks;
  • And More!

The event will also include the district’s annual Countdown to Kindergarten celebration to provide additional resources and support ahead of our youngest scholars’ transition to Kindergarten in the fall.

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Tickets are limited in number each day, are assigned first-come, first-served, and do not include parking. CCS families will receive two free tickets per student on one of the following event days:, May 14-15, or May 21-22.

Coffee & Conversation - 5/25 at 7:30am

Coffee & Conversation with CCS Superintendent Dr. Talisa Dixon on Wed, May 25, 7:30-8:30am at Crimson Cup (4541 N High St, Columbus). Discuss your concerns and questions (Transportation issues? Will school start times change?) directly with our Superintendent.

Gables Skating Party, Wed, May 25

Wednesday, May 25th, 5-8pm

4900 Evanswood Drive

Columbus, OH

Save the date! All Gables families are invited to celebrate at Skate Zone 71 (4900 Evanswood Dr, Columbus, OH 43229) on Wednesday, May 25 from 5-8. Fifth graders who attend will be honored during the evening. More details to come.

1-7: Teacher Appreciation Week

9: PTA Meeting at 6:30 p.m.

10: Spring Concert at 7:00 p.m., Graeter's Night after Concert.

13: PTA Flower Sale - Delivery Day.

25: Gables Skating Party at 5:00 p.m.

30: No School-Memorial Day.

31: **Field Day** Volunteers needed at 9:00 a.m.

June 2: Last Day of School.

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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 Email:

Customer Relations Phone Number: (614) 365-8888