Student and Parent Handbook

 Student Handbook 2014-2015.pdf 

The handbook will help you with any questions on school policies.

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Homework and Grades

 Parents and students can check here to see both current grades and homework assignments.

Bus Regulations

School Uniform

SCHOOL UNIFORM DRESS CODE POLICY
General Appearance
All attire should be worn with proper decorum. Shirts and blouses must be tucked in. Gym shirts may be untucked.

Boys' hair length should be above shirt collar. Boys' hair must be of a uniform length on the top and sides and is not to be patterned in any way. Extreme hairstyles or color (e.g., Mohawk type, pin braids, tails, etc.) are not acceptable for all students.

Skirts must be approximately knee length (within 1” of the knee). Skirts are not to be rolled at the waist.

Walking shorts must be approximately knee length.

Plain white socks may be worn with the formal, relaxed and physical education uniforms. These socks must be plain without logos, trims, stripes or insignias. Additionally, the socks should not be "sneaker" length, "golf'” length, "ankle crews", or peds. Socks must be visible above the ankle bone as in the standard crew or tube styles. Girls may wear knee socks. Other acceptable hosiery styles for each uniform are itemized below.

Jewelry or accessories allowed: plain watch, ring, cross, dark-colored plain or St. Gabriel School plaid headband or barrettes, single pair stud earrings for girls only (boys may not wear earrings).

Jewelry or accessories not allowed: (ALL STUDENTS) make-up, nail polish, drop or hoop earrings, bracelets, anklets, bows, necklaces, any form of jewelry resulting from body piercing other than girl's earrings, wallet chains. There will be no "butterfly" or other clips, decorated barrettes, tattoos (fake or real) or skin decorations. Open toed shoes are not allowed at any time.


Formal Uniform for Girls -
Girls: Grades K – 5:

  •  Plaid jumper with yellow St. Gabriel monogrammed knit or pima cotton polo shirt (long or short sleeve).
  •  Navy blue long pants with yellow St. Gabriel monogrammed knit or pima cotton polo shirt (long or short sleeve).

Girls: Grades 6 - 8:

  •  Plaid skirts (same plaid as jumper) with yellow, white or blue monogrammed oxford shirt (long or short sleeve).
  •  Long navy blue or khaki uniform pants with yellow, white or blue monogrammed oxford shirt (long or short sleeve).

** Note: Uniform pants do not have outside pockets or loops. They are chino/dress pants. Pants should not be falling down over the hips.


Sweaters: Both cardigan and pullover sweaters are allowed (SOLID NAVY ONLY), and the Physical Education uniform monogrammed nylon zippered jacket. Navy blue fleece vest and no hood fleece jacket are also allowed.

Socks: Solid white, yellow or navy ONLY. No neon colors! (Socks must be over the ankles.)

Shoes: Tan buck tie shoe or the all-weather slip-on moccasin type shoe in tan or dark brown. No embellishments on shoes. Girls also have the option of the Lands’ End spice brown suede Mary Jane shoe. Shoes can be purchased at Blakes, Lands’ End and Stride Rite.
Belts: Black, Brown, or Navy Blue (optional for Grades K, 1, & 2).


Formal Uniform for Boys -
Boys: Grades K - 5:

  •  Navy blue uniform pants with yellow St. Gabriel monogrammed knit or pima cotton polo shirt (long or short sleeve).

Boys: Grades 6-8:

  •  Navy blue or khaki uniform pants with yellow, white or blue monogrammed oxford shirts (long or short sleeve) with uniform tie.

** Note: Uniform pants do not have outside pockets or loops. They are chino/dress pants. Pants should not be falling down over the hips.

Sweaters: Both cardigan and pullover sweaters are allowed (SOLID NAVY ONLY), and the Physical Education uniform monogrammed nylon zippered jacket. Navy blue fleece vest and no hood fleece jacket are also allowed.


Socks: Solid white, yellow or navy ONLY. No neon colors! (Socks must be over the ankles.)

Shoes: Tan buck tie shoe or the all-weather slip-on moccasin type shoe in tan or dark brown. No embellishments on shoes. Shoes can be purchased at Blakes, Lands’ End, and Stride Rite.

Belts: Black, Brown or Navy Blue (optional for Grades K, 1, & 2).


Relaxed Uniform for boys and girls in Grades Kindergarten through 5
(August, September, October, May & June)
Uniform navy walking shorts (knee length).
Black, brown or navy blue belt.
Uniform yellow St. Gabriel monogrammed knit or pima cotton polo shirt.
School shoes as defined under Formal Uniform. .
Solid yellow, white or navy socks. No neon colors! (Socks must be over the ankles.)


Relaxed Uniform for boys and girls in Grades 6 through 8
(August, September, October, May & June)
Navy or khaki uniform walking shorts (knee length). .
Black, brown or navy blue belt.
Uniform yellow St. Gabriel monogrammed knit or pima cotton polo shirt or yellow, white, or blue monogrammed oxford shirt. (No tie for boys)
School shoes as defined under Formal Uniform.
Solid yellow, white or navy socks. No neon colors! (Socks must be over the ankles.)


Physical Education Uniform (Gym day only)
Uniform navy blue monogrammed basketball shorts (boys and girls) and blue and white monogrammed athletic shorts (girls only).
Navy blue and white monogrammed athletic pants.
Uniform St. Gabriel monogrammed blue and white athletic shirt.
Solid navy blue sweatshirt (no logos or insignias except St. Gabriel) and/or monogrammed nylon zippered jacket.
White socks
Sneakers


Parents will be given sufficient notice if their child does not meet the dress code. Warning slips will be sent home. If the student has not complied after two warnings, he or she will be given a detention. Final decisions with regards to uniform, appearance. jewelry, and hairstyles are left to the Principal.


All polo, oxford and gym shirts must have the St. Gabriel School logo. All uniform attire may be purchased at Blakes School Uniform Company. Pants, shoes, oxford shirts and sweaters may be purchased through Lands’ End with school code number 900124850.

Blakes Uniform Supply Company

Office of Catholic Schools

Archdiocese of Hartford

Lands End

FACTS Tuition Assitance and Management

One option for paying tuition is through the FACTS Management Company.  Payment is made July - May, with the payment plan of your choice.  If you are currently enrolled in the FACTS Management payment plan, FACTS will automatically renew your application unless you contact the school to tell us otherwise.

The online registration for FACTS tuition management program.  

https://online.factsmgt.com/signin/3JGWM

Qualification for tuition assistance is done through the FACTS management company.  Use the following link to the FACTS website to complete an application for tuition assistance.  This information is reviewed by FACTS to determine financial need. This information is shared with the principal and the school finance committee.  

Online registration for FACTS tuition assistance

https://online.factsmgt.com/aid

Virtus

All volunteers at Saint Gabriel School must have Virtus training.  Please click on the link to find a date and location that will work for you.  Virtus training link  

Please click on this file to see local options for training.   virtus training.pdf