Gilcrest Elementary School

Welcome to Gilcrest Elementary School!

2016 - 2017 School hours: 8:00am - 3:30pm
Tuesday - Friday only: Sept. 27 - June 2
GES (970) 737 2409
ESC/DISTRICT OFFICE: Main : (970) 350 4204 Or  (970) 350 4206

The 2017 - 2018 and 2018 - 2019 English and Spanish Calendars can be viewed by clicking on the links in the "Upcoming Events" section on the upper right side of this page.

Weld RE-1 K-12 Art Show & Auction

Art show poster
Weld Re-1 K-12 Art show and auction is March 13 - April 26th at the Platteville Library.
The Art Auction will be on April 26th at 5:00pm. Please come and support our students. 

April Events

CMAS testing window through April 27th
Friday, April 20 Kindergarten to the Train Depot
                              1st/2nd Grade to Boulder Dinner Theater 
Wednesday April, 25  Bookmobile
Thursday April 26  2:30pm Kindergarten Music program at VHS auditorium
                                           MESA 3:40 - 4:30 
Thursday, April 26  5:30pm District art show/auction at the Platteville Public Library 

Recent News

CMAS Testing

2018 CMAS Testing will be held April 10 - 27th.
Please click on "more" for helpful information. 
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2018 - 2019 Returning Students Check-in

The 2018 - 2019 returning students check in starts Monday, April 16th and goes through May 4th. Information will be sent home in the Friday Folders.
Please click on the link below to access the Parent Portal and complete the process.

Viking Voice Newsletters

 Image of Gov. Award
GES has earned the Governor's Distinguished Improvement Award. To learn more read the February Viking Voice Newsletter - please see the downloads section on the right side of this page.
Click on "more+" to see pictures 
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May Events

Tuesday, May 1  8:15 - 3:00  Preschool to Denver Zoo
Wednesday, May 2 Views of Youth
Thursday, May 3  5:00 - 7:00pm  Movie Night at GES in the Gym
Tuesday, May 8 Preschool Screening
Wednesday, May 9  Bookmobile
Friday, May 11     1:00pm P.T.O. 
                                      2:15pm Awards Assembly & Dedication of the Garden
Saturday, May 12 8:30 - 11:00 Lil Vikes Fun Run  Registration at 8:30am Run starts at 9:00am 
Tuesday, May 22 Preschool Screening
Tuesday, May 22   9:00am  All-District 5th grade Field Day at Viking Stadium
Wednesday, May 23  Bookmobile - Last day - all books due back
Thursday, May 24 1:30 - 2:30 Talent Show
Thursday, May 24  3:45 - 4:30  Last day of MESA
Friday, May 25 Last day of Preschool - Graduation at 2:30pm
Thursday, May 31 9:00am Awards Assembly 
                                       10:30am  5th grade Awards & Party 
Friday, June 1 Field Day 9:30 - 12:00
Friday, June 1 School Dismisses at Noon - No breakfast or lunch served today 
Have a Great Summer Break - See you on September 4th! 

Preschool Screening

Gilcrest/Platteville/LaSalle Preschool Screenings for 2018
It’s that time again! Call and make an appointment to have your child screened for the 2018/2019 school year. 
Please call - Julie Lindauer at 970-347-2273.

Dates:  Tuesday, May 8th
             Tuesday, May 22nd
All screenings are from 9:00 - 3:00 and are held at Gilcrest Elementary School.

Please pick up your packet from the school of your choice one week prior to your screening appointment. Enrollment packets are not available online. Complete the packet and bring to your screening. Along with your child, please bring a copy of their birth certificate, and current immunizations. 

Gilcrest/Platteville/LaSalle Preschool Screenings for 2018
Es tiempo otra vez! Llamar haz una cita para que tu niño sea evaluado para el año escolar 2018/2019.
Por favor llama a - Julie Lindauer al 970-347-2273.

Fechas: Martes, Mayo 8th
              Martes, Mayo 22nd
Todas las evaluaciones son de 9:00 - 3:00 y estas se harán en Gilcrest Elementary School.

Por favor recoge tu paquete de la escuela de tu elección una semana antes de su cita de evaluación. Paquetes de Registraciones no están disponibles en linea. Completa el paquete y traerlo contigo a la evaluación. Junto con su niño, por favor trae una copia de su acta de nacimiento, y la cartilla de vacunas.

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Inclement Weather

In the event that schools in the district would need to be closed due to weather or other circumstances, that decision will be made no later than 5:00 a.m. Parents and staff will be notified by phone and it will be posted on the Weld RE-1 Website. The following news media outlets will also be notified in the event of a school closure:

KUNC FM 91.5, KFKA AM 1310, Channel 4 (CBS4/KCNC Denver)

Channel 7 (7 News KMGH), Channel 9 (9News KUSA)

Channel 13(Fox 31), The Greeley Tribune
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