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Confirmation Gowns

Grade 7 Confirmation


Dear Parents/Guardians,

This note is to confirm that there is no $10.00 fee for the Confirmation Gowns.

The money collected in the Fall from St. Mary’s Parish will cover the cost of the robes.

Any questions, please contact the school. Mrs. Sodaro


Popcorn Sales-Final Block

You may order Popcorn through Cash Online starting April 15th and ending April 26th.  This will be the last time to order.  This block will take you to the end of the school year.
Thank You for your continuing support.


Grade 7 Confirmation

St. Gabriel Catholic Elementary School
15 Baldwin Drive, Cambridge, ON N3C 0G1
Phone: (519) 658-2008

Grade 7 Confirmation

Dear Parent/Guardian,
Confirmation preparation is well underway! Below are the particulars of the Confirmation ceremony and the location.
Confirmation will take place on Thursday, May 9, 2019. We will celebrate this special Sacrament in conjunction with St. Elizabeth School.
Students will be wearing red Confirmation gowns that are rented for the Sacrament. We ask that students please contribute $10.00 to cover the cost of the gown rental. Gowns will be given to students on the day of the ceremony and they must be returned immediately after the ceremony. Please go to “Cash On Line” to pay for the gown rental.
Photographs and video cameras are not permitted during the ceremony. After the ceremony pictures may be taken, and there will be a photo opportunity with the Bishop.
We ask that Candidates and Sponsors please arrive and meet at St. Mary of the Visitation Parish by 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 9th. At this time, Candidates will pick up their gowns and begin to assemble with their Sponsors in the Hearth Room of the parish. It is important that Candidates and Sponsors arrive on time.

On Wednesday, May 8th, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. Candidates are to attend a rehearsal at the parish, and it is recommended that Sponsors attend as well. Please contact the parish for further details (519-658-4443) if there are questions regarding the rehearsal.
A checkbox is indicated at the bottom of this form. Please sign the form and go onto “Cash On Line” to pay for the gown rental money by Friday, May 3rd, 2019.
We thank you for your support in this important Sacramental event.

Sincerely, Mrs. Wade, Miss Hersh, Mr. Lacasse, Mrs. Sodaro

Child’s Name: _________________________
I have read the above information regarding Confirmation and I have paid $10.00 on “Cash On Line.”

My child is not receiving the Sacrament of Confirmation.

______________________________________ __________________________
Parent/ Guardian Signature Date


WCDSB Potential Student Walkout Message

April 2019

Dear Parents/ Guardians,

It has come to our attention that some students at St. Gabriel School are planning a student walkout on Thursday, April 4, 2019 protesting the provincial government’s recent changes to education.  This walkout is occurring at some schools across the region, and indeed across many boards.   Information and messages are being circulated on social media, email and web sites. These planned student walkouts are not Board/School sanctioned events.

The Waterloo Catholic District School Board values the students’ voice, and a vision of the learner that includes what it means to be a responsible citizen, a reflective thinker, and a discerning believer. Our school administration and office staff will follow regular attendance/ safe arrival procedures and report the missed class(es) to the parent/ guardian as soon as possible. Our school staff will not be supervising students who participate in the protest as it remains a regular school day.

We sincerely appreciate your partnership in the education of your children. Our priority is to support the learning and well-being of students while maintaining a safe environment.

Please direct any questions/ concerns to the main office.


R. Sodaro, Principal