N E W S   &   E V E N T S

Have a wonderful summer!  See you in September!

We have quite a few events coming up the next two weeks:

June 4th: 1st Grade Young Author's Tea @ 6:30 pm in St. Michael Church

June 5th: 3rd Grade Field Trip

June 6th: Early Dismissal for 8th grade students only

June 7th: Walk-a-Thon, all students in Gibbstown, Early Dismissal

June 10th: Baccalaureate Mass @ 8:30 am in Gibbstown/Graduation @ 6:00 pm in St. John Church

June 11th: Pre-K T/Th Moving Up @ 9:00 am in school

June 12th: Pre-K M/W/F & 5 Day Moving Up @ 10:00 am in Church

June 13th: Kindergarten Moving Up @ 10:00 am in Church

June 14th: Last Day of School Mass @ 8:30 am in St. Micheal Church, dismissal immediately following, no after care

Arts @ GARS will take place on Wednesday, May 29th.  The evening will begin at 6:30 pm in St. John Church with our choirs and bands.  There will be a brief PTA meeting immediately following and student's art work will be on display.

May Crowning Mass will be held on Wedneday, May 22nd in St. Michael Church @ 8:30 am.  All are welcome to attend!


chool Spirit Days;

Monday, May 6th - MixMatch Day

Monday, May 13th - Crazy Hair or Hat Day

Monday, May 20th - Sneaker Day

Monday, June 3rd - Favorite Team or Jersey Day

Join us as we show our school spirit!


Wax Museum - Thursday, March 21st

Join us for our annual Wax Museum on Thursday, March 21st.  Our PTA meeting will begin at 6:30 in the church, the Wax Museum will begin immediately following the meeting in the school gym.


Ash Wednesday, March 6th

Ash Wednesday Mass will be held at 8:30 am in St. Michael church in Gibbstown for students in Kindergarten-3rd grade.  Ash Wednesday Prayer Service will be held at 12 noon in St. John church in Paulsboro for students in 4th-8th grade. All are invited to attend.


6th-8th Grade Dance - Friday, March 1st

We hope to see our 6th-8th grade students!

February 1st - First Responders Breakfast: All first responders are invited to join us for a breakfast in their honor in the gymnasium of our Paulsboro camps.

Casual Clothes Day for all students

Early Dismissal for all students

Family Hoedown @ 6:30 pm in the gym, come and enjoy a family night out!

January 31st - Career Day for all students

January 30th - Current Parent Visit Our Classrooms Day!  

Winter Concert & Science Fair @ 6:30 pm beginning in St. John Church in Paulsboro

Catholic Schools Week Mass @ 9:30 am on Sunday, January 27th, St. Michael Church in Gibbstown. 

Join us as we kick off Catholic Schools Week!


st-8th Grade Christmas Program, Once Upon a Starry Night, Tuesday, Dec. 18th in the gymnasium at 6:30 pm


The Third Week of Advent - Let us rejoice as we continue to prepare for the way of the Lord.  A few years ago our school students performed Godspell, Jr. and advent always reminds me of the song Prepare Ye the Way of the Lord.  During this time of year take time to reflect on how God has influenced your life and howyou can continue to let him guide you in the right direction.

Thank you PTA for a great St. Nick Shop!

The Second Week of Advent

1st-8th Grade Christmas Program - Tuesday, Dec. 18th @ 6:30 pm in the school gym

Mark your calendars!  Dec. 18th 6:30 pm in the school gym

Pre-Kindergarten & Kindergarten Christmas Program - Thursday, Dec. 13th @ 6:30 pm

Mark your calendars and come celebrate this special season of preparation.

The first week of Advent has arrived. 

Our students are preparing the way for Christ's birth by gathering together before school begins to pray and reflect on this time.

We hope you have a wonderful Advent season

Thanksgiving Feast & Prayer Service - Tuesday, November 20th @ 11:00am

Students will be celebrating Thanksgiving with a prayer service and luncheon on Tuesday, November 20th @ 11:00 am in the gymnasium of our upper campus.

Veterans Luncheon - Thursday, Nov. 8th

Veterans and their spouses are invited to attend our annual Veterans Luncheon on Thursday, Nov. 13th.  To RSVP contact our school office at (856) 423-9401


Catholic High School Fair

Monday, Oct. 1st, @ 6:30pm in the gymnasium of our Paulsboro campus 717 Beacon Avenue Paulsboro, NJ. Families with students in 6th, 7th & 8th grade classes are invited to attend.  The following Catholic high school will have representatives in attendance:

Archmere Academy/Bishop Eustace/Camden Catholic/Gloucester Catholic/J.W. Hallahan Girls High School/Merion Mercy Academy/Our Lady of Mercy Academy/Paul VI High School/Padua Academy/Roman Catholic/Salesianum/St.Augustine Prep/St. Elizabeth High School/St. Joseph High School/St. Joseph Prep/St. Mark High School/Ursuline

Back to School Nights will be held on the following days:

Wednesday, Sept. 12th @ 6:30 pm at our Paulsboro campus

Wednesday, Sept. 19th @ 6:30 pm at our Gibbstown campus

Please remember Back to School Nights are for parents and guardians only

Welcome Back to School!  Please check the school calendar for important dates in September

Summer Reading
Summer Reading and School Supply Lists are found under the Student Life Tab
Sep 4
First Day of School, Welcome Back
Sep 6
Pre-K Meet n' Greet Early Dismissal
Sep 9
Pre-K M/W/F & Five Day classes begin
Sep 10
Pre-K T/Th classes begin
Sep 12
Meet the Teacher Night @ 6 pm in Gibbstown @ 7 pm in Paulsboro
Sep 16
Opening Mass @ 8:30 am in Gibbstown. All are invited to attend
Sep 25
Mandatory State of the School Address @ 6:30 pm in gymnasium