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2017-2018 School Calendar

Please click on the link below to view this school year's calendar.

School Year Calendar




Welcome to Senator Gibson Public School

We are closed for the summer and will re-open on Monday, August 28th for student registrations. The first day of school will be Tuesday, September 5th.  For information regarding report cards, kindergarten information, student transportation and other inquiries please listen to the following message:

  • All report cards that were not picked up at the school were mailed to the student’s home on July 4.
  • Information for new kindergarten families was sent to parents on July 4th.
  • If you require General Transportation Information please go to www.nsts.ca or call: Niagara Student Transportation Services at 905-346-0290. 
  • To obtain other District School Board of Niagara information please visit www.dsbn.org or call the DSBN Education Centre at 905-641-1550 between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm.  Please Note: The DSBN Education Centre will be closed the following Fridays:  July 14, 21 and August 11, 18 and 25 and for the annual shut-down period of July 24th to August 4th inclusive. Have a safe and happy summer!


It’s hard to believe another school year is coming to an end. We certainly have lots to celebrate! There are many people we would like to thank for their part in creating a successful year Senator Gibson. First and most importantly are the students whose efforts and enthusiasm for learning make our jobs so much easier. The dedication of our teachers is second to none. Thank you for going above and beyond for all students. To our wonderful parents, guardians and families, thank you for sharing your children with us and for helping to make our school community so awesome. Our School Advisory Council has supported and organized many great activities that have enhanced student learning this year. Thank you so much for your hard work and dedication. Your efforts are very much appreciated. Lastly, our gym looks amazing! We thank our community partners for helping us to make our vision a reality.
As always, we thank all of you for your continued support in helping to make Senator Gibson a great place to learn and grow. We wish all of our students, staff and families a wonderful, relaxing summer break!
Mr. S. Hancox and Mrs. K. Phillips

It’s official: we’re getting a new high school!

The Ontario government will contribute $41 million dollars to fund the construction of a new west Niagara secondary school. The exact location hasn’t been finalized yet. However, we’ll keep you up to date with all the details.

The new school will open its doors in September 2020.


Rankin Run!

Please join us on Saturday, May 27th for the Rankin Cancer Run in St. Catharines. Senator Gibson families and friends are welcome to join our team 'Gibson Gators', by going online to register at https://secure.rankincancerrun.com/donate/set-participant-id/participant-id/2094

Together we can make a difference!


We are very proud of our students who came every day and persevered to cooperatively plan, design and paint a fantastic mural celebrating the wonderful aspects of The Town of Lincoln form the child's perspective. The students' art piece, entitled, The Town of Lincoln - Growing Well Together, celebrates Canada's 150th Birthday and shows the development of our town as it contributes to Canada as a whole. This piece will be on display at the opening of the Museum & Cultural Centre. Congratulations on a job well done to the following students: Spencer L. (Grade 1), Sophia M. (Grade 2), Brooke S. (Grade 3), Jorja T. (Grade 4), Katie D. (Grade 4) and Lucas S. (Grade 6). Special thanks to Mrs. Moyer for organizing this wonderful opportunity for our students.

Morning Announcements Available On Line!!

Please click on the link to the right to see the announcements.

Kiss and Ride and extra parking

Please remember that our Kiss and Ride at the front of the school is strictly for pick up and drop off of for families with children accessing Day Care or Kindergarten. It is a designated no parking zone as well as a fire lane. We kindly ask that if you are dropping off students in grades 1-8, that you use the drop off at the side of the building. Students will not be permitted to enter the school through the front doors unless they are arriving after the bell. Should you wish to park your vehicle and walk your child(ren) onto the playground, please use the church parking lot or nearby side streets. Thank you for your cooperation and helping to keep everyone safe.

Bell Times for 2016-17

8:20-8:35am Outside Duty
8:35 Entry
8:35 - 9:25 am Period 1
9:25 -10:15 am Period 2
10:15 -10:55 am Break
10:55 -11:45 am Period 3
11:45 -12:35 pm Period 4
12:35 -1:15 pm Break
1:15 – 2:05 pm Period 5
2:05 – 2:55 pm Period 6
2:55 pm Dismissal
2:55 - 3:10pm Outside Duty
Please contact the office if you have any questions about these changes.

More ways to communicate!!

Senator Gibson now has a Twitter account https://twitter.com/senatorgibson1 as well as our Facebook Page. We are also using Remind 101 App that will text and/or email important messages. Please click on instructions below.

Remind 101


Important Message About Anaphylaxis:

There are students who attend our school that suffer from anaphylaxis.  Anaphylaxis is an allergic reaction that affects 2 or more organs, so severe that in some cases it can be life threatening. Its’ onset is so swift that from time of exposure to death can be as short as 15 minutes.

We have children with severe allergies to peanuts, nuts and nut products, shellfish, bananas and eggs. Just touching or smelling one of these allergens can cause a life threatening anaphylactic reaction for students at our school. Prevention is the best approach!  We ask your cooperation in using discretion when sending food to the school.  We also request that you speak to your child about these allergies and about the importance of washing their hands with soap and warm water.

As a staff, in accordance with the parents of these students, we have developed a plan to deal with this situation.  We know that if we work together, we can help to create a safe learning environment for all of our students.  If you have any questions about this request or about anaphylaxis, please call the school office.

On behalf of these students, their parents, and the Senator Gibson Public School staff, we thank you for your understanding and co-operation.

Senator Gibson's Mission Statement

The community of Senator Gibson Public School is committed to creating an inclusive environment where students are educated, inspired and challenged to be critical thinkers who contribute in our changing society.

We are pleased to provide an outstanding education at Senator Gibson Public School for our students. Innovative programs that meet the needs of all our students are taught by our dedicated and professional staff who care about your child. Our school provides extra-curricular opportunities that encourage the development of excellence, integrity and respect.

Our Board is focused on literacy and numeracy achievement and creating an environment where we are working together on our goal of success for every student. We also value the community partnerships and parent involvement which are so crucial to a successful education for our students.

We welcome your input and questions.