Cardinal Gibbons observed Veterans Day with a special student-led celebration that brought together alumni, educators, and parents who served or are now serving in the armed forces.
In Gibbons Drama's high-energy production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee student-actors share their creative gifts and talents.
There is something special about being part of a community. That was evident in detail when the Gibbons school community joined together at Junior Mass at Holy Name of Jesus Cathedral.
Seven choral students gave up their Saturday recently to share their gifts and talents with middle school students from throughout the Diocese of Raleigh.
Engage with us is a phrase repeated often at Gibbons. And that is exactly what was taking place at our recent Open House, which welcomed hundreds of prospective students and families to our school.
We continue our Educator Spotlight series, which regularly brings readers inside the classroom of one of our educators. Today, we spotlight Math Educator Leah Iyer '08.
Over 20 Gibbons dads recently gathered at The Cardinal Gibbons Short Journey Center for a day of fellowship, service, history, and a little fun.
Gibbons students helped cultivate and develop leadership skills in middle school students at the Fifth Annual Middle School Leadership Conference.
Some of the most rewarding achievements of Gibbons Athletics are taking place on the field, court and in the gym, as well as in the classroom and community because of the program's culture.
We continue our Educator Spotlight series, which regularly brings readers inside the classroom of one of our educators. Today, we spotlight Science Educator Joleen Smith.
Sharing the joy of education through service to others - that is the mission of the tutoring program four seniors not only are continuing this year but also are enhancing.
In a Gibbons first, nearly 30 alumni who graduated 50 plus years ago, recently gathered for dinner to recall shared memories and pride of being Golden Crusaders.
Gibbons welcomed home more than 200 alumni and guests to celebrate their Crusader pride at Homecoming Reunion Weekend 2018.
Gibbons Drama's first production of the season is Almost, Maine comprising nine vignettes about the joys and perils of love. Cast members, however, say there is yet another story to tell.
For the last 15 plus years, parents, alumni, and friends of Gibbons have joined in fellowship at the links to enjoy time together playing golf and supporting the school.
The Cardinal Gibbons chapter of the National Honor Society welcomed its newest members during the recent induction ceremony, featuring Alumnus Josh Teder '11 as the guest speaker.
Over 700 educators from Catholic schools across the Diocese of Raleigh recently filled Cardinal Gibbons to share teaching techniques at the Diocesan Education Conference.
We continue our Educator Spotlight series, which regularly brings readers inside the classroom of one of our educators. Today, we spotlight Theology Educator Austin Faur.
The Short Journey Retreat Center is personally important to many members of the Gibbons school community. Read what some members have to say.
Hurricane Florence has left hundreds struggling to recover. The Gibbons community has responded by partnering with Catholic Charities to help those in need.
Gibbons is marking the 17th anniversary of 9/11 with reflection and prayer opportunities, including a special display sponsored by the History Club.
It is a night of faith, family, and football. It is a time to connect with friends, It is a celebration of the Gibbons spirit. It is Family Football Night '18.
Our new Educator Spotlight series regularly will bring readers inside the classroom of one of our educators. We launch the series with English Educator Maria Hill.
Parents engaging with parents, educators, and students = Back to School Night, the official welcome to new & returning parents and an opportunity to meet educators.
The second annual multi-day Middle School Educator Leadership Conference brought together Gibbons educators and educators from several of the Diocese of Raleigh's Catholic middle schools.
The signs are subtle but clear: The initial cleanup is underway at the Cardinal Gibbons Short Journey Retreat Center.
The newest members of our Gibbons family, the Class of 2022, recently took the first steps on their journey of service and outreach.
In Only at Gibbons tradition, the annual Educator Day of Service is a joyful, energizing day that our educators spend in service to others.
In what is an annual Gibbons tradition, the school community came together in faithful prayer during the start of the new school year to celebrate Mass.
Freshman Parent Focus 2018 = More than 350 parents caring for parents. Examples of just that and more were on display throughout the recent event.
While the phrase, "back to school," may denote the end of summer, her at Cardinal Gibbons it also announces the start of an exciting new academic year.
Cardinal Gibbons freshmen started the new school year a day earlier than their schoolmates. It was a most unforgettable day; it was Freshman Welcome Day, an only at Gibbons tradition.
New classes, new educators, new opportunities = the transition into high school for students. Before the start of school, 325 incoming freshmen attended Freshman Focus for a preview of life at Cardinal Gibbons.
What makes a Gibbons leader? Helping to answer that not-so-simple question is a goal of the annual, three-day Gibbons Leadership Conference.
This summer, Cardinal Gibbons welcomed home more than 20 alumni who returned to their alma mater to work with the 1,000 plus students participating in the academics, athletics, and performing arts camps.
It may be summer, but Gibbons doesn't take a vacation from serving those in need. Every Monday, members of the school community prepare a hot lunch for over 250 of the area's hungry.
The Gibbons school community celebrates Sister Mary Teresita Gresko, SND, who died June 29. Principal of our school from 1972 – 1976, her leadership was a keystone to its success today.
These may be the lazy days of summer, but they are the complete opposite for 15 Gibbons students working as interns at area companies.
Having a permanent home for its retreats enables Cardinal Gibbons to offer additional formational opportunities to members of its school community to grow stronger in their faith.
This summer, Gibbons students, alumni, parents, parents of alumni – and now 6th - 8th graders from area Catholic middle schools are updating the school’s laptops.
The Stations of the Cross Prayer Garden, which embodies the faith life at the center of our school community, is undergoing renewal.
The history of Short Journey Retreat Center focuses on its legacy as a sacred place that has guided and will guide the spiritual formation of students.
For the 385 members of the Cardinal Gibbons Class of 2018 graduation weekend was filled with a historic first and long-standing traditions.
Caring and dedicated describe Registrar Annette Jay and Social Studies Educator Taylor Blanton, who were honored for their service to Cardinal Gibbons.
In Only at Gibbons fashion, educators made their goodbyes to the Class of 2018 extra special recently by hosting the first-ever Senior Supper.
Today, we celebrate Math Educator Dr. John Sprague, who is retiring after 18 years of service to Cardinal Gibbons High School.
Today, we celebrate Director of Outreach Agnes Penny, who is retiring after 24 years of dedicated service to Cardinal Gibbons High School.
Today, we celebrate Spanish Educator Karen Scharf, who is retiring after 25 years of dedicated service to Cardinal Gibbons High School.
Susan Sauls, administrative assistant in the College Counseling Department, is retiring after 30 years of dedicated service to Cardinal Gibbons High School.
We celebrate English Educator Catherine Sokash, who is retiring after 35 years of dedicated years of service to Cardinal Gibbons High School.
In a first at Cardinal Gibbons, students recently launched a weather balloon from the middle of the piazza, sending it 92,000 feet into the sky.
Cardinal Gibbons will swell with more than its usual supply of music, art, and drama as four events take place between today and May 11.
The Gibbons community has embraced the school’s recent purchase of the Short Journey Retreat Center, which it will renovate and reopen by 2019.
Gibbons recently celebrated Earth Day, joining the worldwide effort to focus attention on environmental issues and inspire ways to protect the planet.
With a range of themes, choreography, and dance styles, fused with tradition and innovation, Gibbons Dance Program recently presented its spring concert.
Four students earned national honors, placing their art in the top 1% of the thousands submitted to the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards Program.
The school’s first-ever Spring Fling aims to showcase the opportunities created by and available to students and to celebrate all things Gibbons.
Three Gibbons seniors took the bold step four years ago as freshmen to initiate a tutoring program for children at a local nonprofit.
Forty-three Gibbons students and seven educators attended Easter Sunday Mass celebrated by Pope Francis at St. Peter's Square.
Students learned about possible internships and careers from 23 Gibbons Alumni and several area businesses at the recent Alumni Career Expo.
Cardinal Gibbons purchased Short Journey Retreat Center, underscoring its commitment to the spiritual formation of its school community.
The Gibbons community will join together the morning of April 14 in service to others and gather that night for the Spring Social.
Going from auditions to opening night, and the countless rehearsals in between, for Pippin is a transformative experience for the students involved in the show.
Members of STARs talked about the growth of the program at the 2018 North Carolina Technology in Education Society Conference.
Twenty-three Cardinal Gibbons student-artists earned 45 honors in the 2018 Regional Scholastic Art Competition.
Theology educator Kim Dandurand is leading a Lenten reflection series, part of the expanding opportunities for spiritual growth Gibbons offers parents.
Opportunities for Gibbons parents to serve have grown from a single annual event and gathering to monthly class specific service projects.
Twenty-nine Gibbons students and four educators experienced a Western Europe "edventure" on their recent school-sponsored trip.
Gibbons will launch two bell schedule pilots to assess the best way to respond to our strategic planning initiatives and advance next level learning skills.
Ten entrepreneurial-minded students pitched their business ideas to a panel of judges in the first-ever Cardinal Gibbons Pitch Contest.
From academics and athletics to the performing arts, Cardinal Gibbons Summer Programs 2018 has something to offer every camper.
They gather early every Friday morning, offering prayers of thanksgiving and intentions for the entire school community. They are members of PrayerCRU.
From an indoor tailgate and Athletics Hall of Fame reception to two varsity basketball games, it was a Friday Night at Cardinal Gibbons unlike any other.
On February 1, Cardinal Gibbons once again welcomed Bishop Zarama to campus - this time to celebrate his first All-School Mass with the Gibbons community.
On this seventh and last day of Catholic Schools Week we end our special series with Jennifer Marks who has coached cheerleading at Gibbons for 21 years.
On this fifth day of Catholic Schools Week we continue our special series with Social Studies Educator Stephen Ferguson.
On this sixth day of Catholic Schools Week we continue our special series with English Educator Jim Ryan.
On this fourth day of Catholic Schools Week we continue our special series with Theology Educator Austin Faur.
On this third day of Catholic Schools Week we continue our special series with Business Department Chair Darsey Williams.
On this second day of Catholic Schools Week we continue our special series with World Language Educator Miguel Casas.
We celebrate Catholic Schools Week with a series of essays that spotlights what Gibbons educators learned from their students. We start with Science Educator Angie Melcher.
The Student Council sponsored Blood Drive is an annual service project that the Cardinal Gibbons wholeheartedly embraces.
Opportunities for Gibbons parents to grow spiritually have expanded, evidenced by the latest addition to the parent faith formation series, Decoding the Book of Revelation.
On Saturday, they came, they watched, and they competed at Cardinal Gibbons High School in what could be called the first stop in the World Series of Robotics.
Three Cardinal Gibbons High School seniors recently qualified as semifinalists in prestigious scholarship programs at two area colleges.
One of the best ways to give thanks is to give back and Cardinal Gibbons Outreach Program makes that a priority every Monday through its work feeding the hungry at The Shepherd's Table Soup Kitchen in downtown Raleigh.
In a high school setting, strategic school-wide initiatives both serve to improve our school and provide our students a model for organizational change.
Faith and soccer proved to be a winning combination for Gibbons Men's Soccer Team, which captured its first NCHSAA 4A state championship, and sixth overall.
Women's Cross-Country claimed Gibbons' third consecutive North Carolina High School Association 4A team state championship, and eighth straight team title.
There is a saying among our students that goes like this, you can only know Gibbons by being here. That is exactly the goal of this Sunday's Open House.
Transforming the main gym into a sacred space for the All-School Liturgies, including today's All Saints Day Mass, is an gargantuan task.
What is life in high school like? To answer that question for Catholic middle school students, Gibbons stages a theater event and takes the show on the road.
Cardinal Gibbons Varsity Women's Golf team reclaimed their North Carolina High School Athletic Association 4A Women's Golf State Championship title.
It is the first step in their Gibbons journey of service and outreach: Every Wednesday a group of freshmen visit a local child care facility.
The sweet sound of music will echo through the main lobby on Friday as the Cardinal Gibbons choral department presents its first concert of the school year.
Picture this: your laptop doesn't turn on or you spill something on it. Students are fixing those problems and more at the new STARs Certified Lenovo Laptop Repair Center.
There’s been a great deal of discussion about a high school in Arkansas that posted this sign on their front door.
Cardinal Gibbons High School had the privilege yesterday of hosting the quarterly meeting of the Raleigh Deanery, which more than 20 priests attended.
Members of iCube visited North Hills, the outdoor shopping area, for an inside look at the world of commercial real estate.
"And Then There Were None" is a classic murder mystery. As the first production of the theater season, Gibbons Drama brought all the whodunit's twists and turns to the Mainstage theater.
Gibbons seniors help build a better tomorrow for local families by volunteering with Habitat for Humanity of Wake County to construct and repair houses.
They came to share memories, celebrate their alma mater, and enjoy Homecoming Reunion Weekend, Cardinal Gibbons' version of a large family get-together.
Sitting in the Main Lobby on Friday of Spirit Week is to be amazed and overwhelmed by a whirlwind of activity and the many leaders and volunteers getting ready for an exciting start to Homecoming Weekend. There is a palpable excitement and energy in the air, and the complexity of so many large events, all hosted within the span of a few hours, is enough to make your head spin. What I’m thinking about today, is the remarkable and generous spirit of those who make today possible.
Our just launched GPS program enables students to visit on specific days and share in the Gibbons spirit and community,
While some Gibbons educators and students challenged one another today to make the best chili, others sampled the homemade creations for a good cause during the 11th annual Chili Challenge.
While some educators and students challenged one another today to make the best chili, others sampled the creations for a good cause during the annual Chili Challenge.
It is a night of faith, family, and football. It is a time to connect with friends. It is a joyful celebration of the Gibbons spirit. It is Family Football Night 2017.
Gibbons students help guide their younger counterparts to experience a deeper connection with God and stronger relationships with peers, teens, and adults.
Each October, Gibbons golfers join in fellowship at the links to enjoy time together playing a favored sport, and to help support the school.
Br. Michel Bettigole, O.S.F. was more than just Cardinal Gibbons High School's principal from 1994-2006.
Back to School Night, is the official welcome to new and returning parents, and an opportunity to gather as a parent community and to meet educators.
"God is Love," is Bishop Zarama's motto. That message resonated at the special Mass held recently when he was installed as the sixth bishop of Raleigh.
By the time parents have a child in high school, we’ve attended at least 9 or more “Back to School” nights. After the texts back and forth between spouses determining what time it actually starts, where we’re supposed to go at the beginning of the night, and (for parents of siblings) dividing and conquering multiple schedules, there usually isn’t time to even get something to eat before coming to campus.
At Gibbons, there are many personal and shared experiences for students to grow in faith. That was the resounding message at yesterday's Spiritual Life Fair.
During the annual Educator Day of Service Gibbons educators came together joyfully to answer the call to serve others.
Forming relationships,collaborating, and at all times, educators supporting educators best describes the Middle School Educator Leadership Conference.
For Cardinal Gibbons students and educators the first day back to classes on August 10 was as busy as it was exciting.
Gibbons rolled out the welcome mat for the 410 members of the Class of 2021 and treated them to activities, fun, and fellowship on Freshman Welcome Day.
Before the start of school, 330 incoming freshmen came together at Gibbons to experience Freshman Focus and catch their first glimpse of high school life.
On the Friday before the July 26th dedication of Holy Name of Jesus cathedral, masons were hard at work installing the cornerstone for the Diocese's new mother church and with it, a little bit of Gibbons'100-plus-year history.
The July 26 dedication Mass for the new Holy Name of Jesus Cathedral was also a homecoming celebration for Cardinal Gibbons High School, which has strong ties to the historic church site.
One bright July morning recently a group of Cardinal Gibbons students took time from their summer break to welcome the newly-appointed Bishop of the Diocese of Raleigh, Luis Rafael Zarama ,to school and give him a tour of the campus.
This year's graduation at Cardinal Gibbons wasn't just for senior students – it was for their laptops, too.
Athletics at Gibbons is a formational experience for students and parents and success is measured by how well our programs further the mission of our school.
Broadway has the Tony Awards, Hollywood has the Oscars, and Gibbons has the Gibbie Awards, which recognize the work and commitment of the students in Gibbons Drama.
Cardinal Gibbons is pleased to announce that Fr. Daniel Oschwald will be joining the school community in August as Priest Chaplain.
On a sunny May weekend the 347 members of the Class of 2017 joined in fellowship at their senior luncheon, celebrated their faith at Baccalaureate Mass, and two days later graduated to a life of promise.
Two educators recently were honored for their years of service and dedication to the Cardinal Gibbons school community
At the All-Crusader Awards Ceremony, the Gibbons community recognized students, educators, and coaches for living out the school's mission in the classroom, community, and competition.
Theology educator Mark DeLaRosa receives the 2017 Monsignor Gerald L. Lewis Award for Excellence in Education.
Looking at the calendar for the beginning of the year, a few students and parents have wondered why we are having a "day off of school" so early in the year.
August 22 isn't really a day off, but rather a day dedicated to service by our Gibbons educators. In this Jubilee Year of Mercy (http://dioceseofraleigh.org/yearofmercy), we have been called by our Holy Father, Pope Francis, to practice the corporal and spiritual works of mercy.