August 31st: Office Open
September 3rd: Class Lists Posted 9:00 a.m. until Noon.
September 8th: First Day of School!
September 18th: Early Release Day. Classes dismissed at 12:05
Welcome to Senator Gibson Public School
Welcome Back Gators!!!
We are excited to welcome all of our staff and students back to school for our 2015-2016 school year!
We have had a large number of registrations this week which has required us to re-organize class lists. As a result we will not be posting class lists tomorrow, Thursday, September 3rd from 9:00 to noon. On Tuesday morning, all staff will be outside with class lists letting students know what class they are in and directing them to the appropriate areas. We look forward to seeing all of you then!
Bell Times for September
**Please note that our bell times have changed slightly for next year. Students will be supervised starting at 8:35 rather than 8:30. As well, the entry bell will ring at 8:55.
8:35 Duty Begins
8:55 Entry Bell
8:55 Block 1
10:35 Nutrition/Fitness Break
11:15 Block 2
12:55 Nutrition/Fitness Break
1:35 Block 3
Updated Staff Changes
Next year, Senator Gibson will be missing a couple of familiar faces from the staff with the departure of Mrs Sinnett, Mrs. Crane, Mrs. Teske, Mrs. O’Dell, and Mrs. Herbert,
Everyone at Senator Gibson will miss you!
We would also like to welcome to our Senator Gibson team Mr. Schneider, Mrs. McInnes-Clarke Mrs. Iribarnegaray, Mrs. Candler, and Mrs. Semmens.
2015-2016 School Calendar
Please click on the link below to view next school year's calendar.
On August 17, 2015 Niagara Student Transportation Services (NSTS) will post specific back to school transportation arrangements for each student enrolled at the school. Please visit www.nsts.ca and sign-in to the secure parent portal to get your child’s student transportation information. To sign-in to the portal you will need your child’s Ontario Education Number (OEN) which can be found on their report card. While you are there, please subscribe to the delay and cancellation module for direct and timely emails regarding student transportation that impacts your child.
Changes to home, pick-up and/or drop-off addresses must be made through your child’s school. During the summer you may notify NSTS of address changes so a bus stop is available for your child to start the school year. However, NSTS is not authorized to change student address information.
With the availability of the secure parent portal, NSTS will not mail student transportation notices with the exception of Kindergarten students or new students to the system who do not have an OEN to sign-in to the portal
Please contact your school or NSTS at www.nsts.ca or call 905 346-0290 if you have questions regarding your child’s transportation arrangements.
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.