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.