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St. Gertrude School



Below you will find School Events and Activities (past, present and future), this is an excellent resource for posting upcoming events and also to show prospective students and their families the vibrancy of St Gertrude School.

School Information

Gertie Moms

Are you seeking to grow closer to God through your children? Come join other moms of young children at our monthly connect to learn, pray and laugh!

When: Thurs, Dec. 4th;
Time: 7-8:15pm;
Where: School Music Room
Questions: Nora Klopp 439-0567/kloppnora@gmail.com.

Virtus Training

Our next VIRTUS session is scheduled for Thursday, December 4th from 6:30-9:30pm in the school cafeteria.

Per Archdiocesan requirements, effective immediately, all volunteers who have not yet done so, must attend a VIRTUS Child Awareness Session and be current on monthly training bulletins in order to remain on/or be put on our parish audit as approved to work with children.

Important Information Regarding Approval for Volunteering in any Capacity with Children

To register to attend a VIRTUS® session please log on to www.virtusonline.org. You must preregister. We are unable to process walk-ins. You must arrive by 6:30pm and stay for the entire session to receive credit for attending. There are many sessions being offered in the Archdiocese in the coming days. You may attend any session that best fits your schedule. Just click on view a list of sessions to see if one is offered at a convenient time for you ― then you will want to click on “begin the registration process.”

Volunteers are no longer physically fingerprinted. At the end of the VIRTUS registration process you will be given the option to do a Fastrax background check through Selection.com. If you have not been fingerprinted through the Archdiocese in the past five years, you must do this background check in order to be approved to work with children. It takes just a couple minutes. Cost is $25. You can print out your electronic receipt and give it to The Religious Ed Office and you will be reimbursed. If you are a returning volunteer and do not know when you were last fingerprinted, we can give you that information. Feel free to contact the Religious Ed Office at 561-8369.

Scholastic Book Fair

Scholastic Book Fair in the school library starting at 8 AM Mon. Dec.1st and continuing through out the week.

Boosters Meeting

There will be a meeting of the Boosters on Monday Nov. 17th at 7 pm in the school library.

Market Day Pick-up

The next Market-Day Pickup will be on Wed. Nov. 12th starting at 2:30pm in the St. Dominic Lobby.

Gertie Moms

Are you seeking to grow closer to God through your children? Come join other moms of young children at our monthly connect to learn, pray and laugh!

When: Tues, Nov. 4th;
Time: 7-8:15pm;
Where: School Music Room
Questions: Nora Klopp 439-0567/kloppnora@gmail.com.

First Penance Parent Meeting

Attention: All Parents of Second Graders

First Penance Parent Meeting: This is an exciting time of sacramental preparation for your child. There will be an important meeting on Tuesday, October 28 at 8:30am and 7:00pm in the school cafeteria for parents of children who will be preparing to make their First Penance this year. Please plan to attend the session that best fits your busy schedule. It is required that one parent attend from every family that has a child intending to receive the sacrament. At this gathering, Father, Sr. Marie Noelle, OP, and Miss Siebert, will be presenting information on the sacrament, sharing ideas for preparation at home, discussing our preparations in the classroom, and giving you details regarding the actual celebration. The meeting will last one hour.

Boosters Meeting

There will be a meeting of the Boosters on Monday Oct. 20th at 7 pm in the school library.

Parish Advent Wreath Making Celebration - 2014 Sign Up Form


Sunday, November 30th, 2014 2:00pm

Saint Gertrude Parish Center

Cost - $ 25.00 per family

Join us as we celebrate Advent with this fun parish activity! You’ll find fellowship, holiday fun, refreshments, and activities for the children. We provide all the materials for making a beautiful Advent Wreath of live greens. Don’t forget to bring your pruners! (You may also want to bring a platter, tray, or box lid for transporting your wreath. ☺) Father will be with us to bless the wreaths made by your family. Adults and older students are needed to help with crafts and refreshments.

St Gertrude Sports Leader - Fall 2014 Videos

St Gertrude Letter to Mom Ceremony


The Cincinnati St Gertrude Bandit Football team, grades K-2, had their Letter to Mom Ceremony after a game one weekend.

They made it a family grill-out.

Virtus Child Awareness Session

Our next VIRTUS session is scheduled for Tuesday, October 14th from 6:30-9:30pm in the school cafeteria.

Per Archdiocesan requirements, effective immediately, all volunteers who have not yet done so, must attend a VIRTUS Child Awareness Session and be current on monthly training bulletins in order to remain on/or be put on our parish audit as approved to work with children.

Important Information Regarding Approval for Volunteering in any Capacity with Children

To register to attend a VIRTUS® session please log on to www.virtusonline.org. You must preregister. We are unable to process walk-ins. You must arrive by 6:30pm and stay for the entire session to receive credit for attending. There are many sessions being offered in the Archdiocese in the coming days. You may attend any session that best fits your schedule. Just click on view a list of sessions to see if one is offered at a convenient time for you ― then you will want to click on “begin the registration process.”

Volunteers are no longer physically fingerprinted. At the end of the VIRTUS registration process you will be given the option to do a Fastrax background check through Selection.com. If you have not been fingerprinted through the Archdiocese in the past five years, you must do this background check in order to be approved to work with children. It takes just a couple minutes. Cost is $25. You can print out your electronic receipt and give it to The Religious Ed Office and you will be reimbursed. If you are a returning volunteer and do not know when you were last fingerprinted, we can give you that information. Feel free to contact the Religious Ed Office at 561-8369.

Market Day Pick-up

The next Market-Day Pickup will be on Wed. Oct. 15th starting at 2:30pm in the St. Dominic Lobby.

Gertie Moms

Are you seeking to grow closer to God through your children? Come join other moms of young children at our monthly connect to learn, pray and laugh!

When: Monday, Oct. 6th;
Time: 7-8:15pm;
Where: School Music Room
Questions: Nora Klopp 439-0567/kloppnora@gmail.com.

School Picture Day

Friday Sept. 19th will be "Picture Day" at St. Gertrude's starting at 8 am in the school lower level Fish Lobby.

Market Day Pick-up

Market-Day Pickup will be on Wed. Sept. 17th starting at 2:30pm in the St. Dominic Lobby.