Gilcrest Elementary School

Welcome to Gilcrest Elementary

2018 - 2019 School hours: 8:00am - 3:35pm
Monday - Friday  September 4 - November 23
Tuesday - Friday  November 27 - May 31 


GES earns Governor's Distinguished Improvement Award

Congratulations to GES staff and students for earning the Governor's Distinguished Improvement Award for the second year in a row!
Great Job everyone! 

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Please check the Quick links on the right side of this page for new videos of student activities. 
Open Gym - Fridays 3:45 - 4:30pm Nov. 30 - March 8 
No open Gym on Friday, Jan. 25th - Come eat Chili and play Bingo instead. 
January 2019
Access testing  (ELL students)  
Wednesday, Jan. 23  3:45 - 4:30pm  MESA 
chili & bingo 
Friday, Jan. 25  5:00pm   Chili Supper, Bingo & Silent Auction 
Bingo will start promptly at 6:00pm
Cost: $3 Kindergarten - 5th grade
          $5: 6th grade - Adult
          $17: Family cap (Parents/Guardians & children in the same household)
Adult Prize: $250 Gift Card  Kid Prize: 10 passes to FlyHigh in Ft. Collins and $100 towards a meal. 
5210 sign 
All of February - 5210 Challenge 
Please go to the 5210 Challenge page for more information 
Friday, Feb. 1  2:45pm  Awards Assembly 
jump rope for heart 
Friday, Feb 1 - 28 Jump Rope for Heart - School Goal: $1,500
Kick-off Assemblies will be held during P.E. classes. Highest $ earner from each class will get to throw a pie in Coach's face. 
Wednesday Feb. 6  3:45 - 4:30  MESA
Thursday, Feb. 14  2:45pm Valentine's Day parties 
Friday, Feb. 15  8:00am  P.T.O. meeting
Tuesday, Feb. 19  4:00 - 7:00pm Parent/Teacher conferences
NO afterschool tutoring on this day  
Thursday, Feb. 21  4:00 - 7:00pm Parent/Teacher conferences
NO afterschool tutoring on this day  
Wednesday Feb. 27  3:45 - 4:30  MESA
Friday, March 1 2:45pm Awards Assembly 

Recent News

2018 - 2019 Returning Students Check-in

The 2018 - 2019 returning students check in can be accessed now.
Please click on the link below to access the Parent Portal and complete the process.

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2018 - 2019 English & Spanish Calendars

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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

Boxtops for Education

boxtops for education
Please clip and collect boxtops for our school.
Each boxtop earns money for our school.
Students, please give them to your teacher. 
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1175 Birch Street Gilcrest, CO 80623 | Phone: (970) 350-4201 Opt. 6 | Fax: (970) 737-2400

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