From the Desk of Mr. Hamilton

From the Desk of Mr. Hamilton

Week of March 4

Posted by Steve Hamilton on 3/04/19

     More often than not, it is how we finish something that really matters. This can be applied to simple daily tasks that we take on, but can also be applied to the bigger picture - like how we live our lives. Learning from past experiences and becoming ... Read More »

Week of February 25

Posted by Steve Hamilton on 2/26/19

Letter from Mr. Hamilton

    Beginning next week and continuing through March 22nd, our 3rd, 5th, and 7th graders will be taking the Iowa Tests of Basic Skills. Please try to avoid making a dentist or doctor appointment during these weeks. The ITBS are backed by a tradition of nearly ... Read More »

Week of February 18

Posted by Steve Hamilton on 2/19/19

Letter from the Principal

    “Good things come to those who wait.” This is an understatement when talking about the new Education Center. The phrase should be, “Great things come to those who persevere.”

    Teachers, students, parents, and guests are all thrilled to be in this beautiful building where our ... Read More »

Week of February 4

Posted by Steve Hamilton on 2/08/19

Letter from Mr. Hamilton

 

        When I think about all the different kinds of weather we have been having, it makes me recall some words of wisdom a friend shared with me many years ago. When I was going through some stressful times in my life, she reminded me ... Read More »

Week of January 16

Posted by Steve Hamilton on 1/16/19

Dear Parents,

    The first day of school for students at our new facility is January 28th! It’s hard to believe this day has come. Teachers and staff are so excited to see the new building, as I am sure many families are too. On the first day in the ... Read More »

Week of December 17

Posted by Steve Hamilton on 12/14/18

Letter from Mr. Hamilton

   In watching the news over the past few months, I began to see how consumed one could become with all the chaos that is going on in the world, not to mention in our own jobs and own communities. I began saying to myself, “Don’t ... Read More »

Week of December 3

Posted by Steve Hamilton on 12/12/18

     There is one Christmas decoration that I leave up all year long. It hangs on the living room wall, and even though it is only as big as my hand, it speaks volumes. The tiny words read, “Wise men still seek Him.” Every time I read these ... Read More »

Week of November 19

Posted by Steve Hamilton on 12/12/18

Dear Parents,

    Thank you for choosing Catholic education. At St. Gabriel School, children learn in an environment that nurtures not only their mind, but also their soul. Children are taught to be open about their beliefs and to not fear what others may say or think. At St. Gabriel ... Read More »

Week of November 5

Posted by Steve Hamilton on 12/12/18

     There isn’t a day that goes by where we don’t hear someone talking about the new school. The excitement is comparable to that of the anticipation of the first day of school. With this being realized, the staff and I are planning new innovative teaching strategies and ... Read More »

Week of October 29

Posted by Steve Hamilton on 10/23/18

Letter from Mr. Hamilton 

When I was teaching, right around this time of year, I would read my principal’s newsletter and could always count on a comment referring to how fast the year is going. Even though I feel the same way this year, it is important for all ... Read More »

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