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  • 09/21/10
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  • 1. Welcome Parents to Gesu School !!
  • 2. Gesu School … Our Proud Heritage
    • OCSAA Accredited School
    • Accredited by Ohio Catholic School Accrediting Association
    • Recognized by Ohio and National Catholic Education Associations
    • Curriculum developed by Toledo Diocese based on national stds
    • Instruction in Roman Catholic religion for all students
    • Faculty
    • 100% faculty licensed in State of Ohio
    • Over 60% of our faculty have more than 10 yrs. teaching experience
    • Majority of staff are Gesu parish members who have/are sending their children to Gesu school
    • Full-time Art, Physical Education, Music, and Technology Teachers
    • Licensed extended day program after school until 6pm
  • 3.
    • Activities
    • 94% middle school students attend Catholic High School
    • Offer Advanced Math Curriculum
    • Clubs:
      • Quiz Bowl – Champs ’05-’10
      • Power of the Pen
      • MathCounts
      • Lego
    • Required Science Fair (8), Spanish (7,8), Study Skills (6)
    • GSPN Daily News Crew; GTST Tech Crew
    • Ambassador Program (8) – leadership and service
    Gesu School … Our Proud Heritage
  • 4. Gesu School … Your Participation will make us Stronger!
    • Service Hours….. Any time donated to the school or the parish
    • Requirements
      • 20 hours per school year for both parishioners and non-parishioners
      • Hours must be turned in by MAY 1st to receive credit for the following fall
      • Can’t Volunteer?: Pay $10/hr. for each hour under 20/year
    • Tracking Sheets: 2 types
      • School sign-in - field trips, classroom work, lunch room
      • Individual Family Log - Completing classroom projects at home, coaching a sport, organizing event
    • Volunteer Opportunities – PTO events, field trips, lunchroom/classroom helpers, coaching, church choir, funeral lunches, used book/uniform sale, spring/fall clean-up, and many, many more!
  • 5. Gesu School … Your Participation will make us Stronger! Financial Contributions
  • 6.
    • Financial Contributions - continued
    • Our Request – 100% Gesu families actively participate in the parish
      • Regular mass attendance
      • Financial contributions to support our spiritual/educational missions
        • No $$ requirement, but desired contribution levels range between
        • $20-50/week
    • 50% of Gesu families contribute regularly to the church’s offertory
      • This is not a passing grade in our classrooms, and not a passing grade for our classrooms…..please help us improve!
    • Sign up for electronic monthly contributions, “Direct Giving”, by September 30 and receive credit for 5 service hours!
    Gesu School … Your Participation will make us Stronger!
  • 7.
    • Quarterly Status Reports
    • Each quarter, all Gesu parents will be sent a summary of their service hours and financial contributions
    • All families will know where they stand (service hours and financial contributions), notation if they are below requirements, as well as upcoming events they can participate in
    Gesu School … Your Participation will make us Stronger! Service Hours + Financial Support = Active Parishioner for Tuition Purposes
  • 8. Thank You and Welcome to GESU !!