From the Desk of Mr. Hamilton

From the Desk of Mr. Hamilton

Week of October 15

Posted by Steve Hamilton on 10/18/18

Letter from Mr. Hamilton

    It’s hard to believe we are nearing the end of the first quarter and conferences are less than a month away. Teachers and school staff are working hard every day to ensure the children are getting the quality education they deserve. I have been meeting ... Read More »

Week of October 8

Posted by Steve Hamilton on 10/08/18

Letter from Mr. Hamilton

    At St. Gabriel School our students are learning the importance of showing respect, being polite, and doing what is right and just. All the students are reviewing and practicing fifty-five essential rules for the classroom. These rules are taken from author Ron Clark’s book, The ... Read More »

Week of September 24

Posted by Steve Hamilton on 9/25/18

Letter from Mr. Hamilton

   At the end of each day, for the next few months during announcements, I will be talking to all the students about 55 rules for the classroom. These 55 rules come from Ron Clark’s book, The Essential 55. Ron Clark is a teacher and author ... Read More »

Week of September 17

Posted by Steve Hamilton on 9/18/18

Letter from Mr. Hamilton

     A couple of years ago, while attending Mass, I noticed a former student of mine that I have not seen since she was in kindergarten. She was in second grade at a different school at the time. After recognizing me she asked, “What ... Read More »

Week of September 10

Posted by Steve Hamilton on 9/10/18

Letter from Mr. Hamilton

       Pope Francis advises catechists, “BE catechists, don’t work as catechists.”  He makes clear that it’s not solely about what we do; it’s about who we are. “Being a catechist is a vocation.”  As catechists, we deserve the support and formation to BE the person God ... Read More »

Week of August 27

Posted by Steve Hamilton on 8/30/18

Letter from Mr. Hamilton

    It is so nice to hear the laughter and to see the smiles of the children and staff as we settle in this first week, and it has been a pleasure meeting and getting to know the new students, parents, and teachers.

WELCOME…!!

Sixteen New ... Read More »

Week of May 28

Posted by Steve Hamilton on 5/31/18

   

It is with great anticipation and excitement that we welcome Angie Lucier as our new Math & Science teacher for middle school.  Angie brings with her a strong background in mathematics, as well as literacy. We look forward to having Angie make a profound, positive impact on ... Read More »

Week of May 21

Posted by Steve Hamilton on 5/23/18

Letter from Mr. Hamilton

   There is an old proverb which reads, “Give me a fish and I eat for a day - teach me to fish and I eat for a lifetime.” One of the great things about a child spending 7 1/2 hours of their day (for 180 ... Read More »

Week of May 14

Posted by Steve Hamilton on 5/14/18

Letter from Mr. Hamilton

     Setting a good example can make a positive difference. This is one of the many lessons we teach at St. Gabriel Catholic School. One way in which some describe this message is by calling it the ripple effect. Our hope is that when ... Read More »

Week of May 7

Posted by Steve Hamilton on 5/09/18

Go...Make Disciples

     The phrase, “We’re not done yet," can be read and said a few different ways. If it was said by one of our teachers at school this week, it may have been that a student was acting up, anticipating summer vacation. If it was said ... Read More »

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