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

Open Gym - Fridays 3:45 - 4:30pm Nov. 30 - March 8 
February is I Love to Read month - This year's theme is "Reading is my Superpower" 
5210 sign 
All of February - 5210 Challenge 
Please go to the 5210 Challenge page for more information 
Friday, Feb 1 - 28 Kid's Heart Challenge - School Goal: $1,500
Highest $ earner from each class will get to throw a pie in Coach's face.
Book Fair 
Tuesday,  Feb. 19 - Friday, Feb. 22    Book Fair
Wednesday, Feb. 20 3:45-4:30pm  MESA 
Thursday, Feb. 21  4:00 - 7:00pm Parent/Teacher conferences
NO afterschool tutoring on this day  
Saturday, Feb. 23  MESA field trip to ESU Little Shop of Physics - Leaving at 9:00am - back at 3:00pm 
Wednesday Feb. 27  3:45 - 4:30  MESA
Wednesday, Feb. 27  100's day for Pre-K 
Wednesday, Feb. 27  6:00 - 7:00pm at NVMS 6th Grade Orientation 
Friday, March 1 2:45pm Awards Assembly 
Friday, March 1  Pajama day & I Love to Read - Read-a-thon 
Wednesay, March 6   3:45 - 4:30pm  MESA 
Friday, March 8  8:00am  P.T.O. Meeting 
Friday, March 8   3rd - 5th grade field trip to History Colorado 
Friday, March 8  LAST OPEN GYM DAY 
March 12 - 15  Spring Break - School closed 
Tuesday, March 19 Preschool screening at GES - No Preschool classes today
Friday, March 22  All Yearbook orders due 
Wednesday, March 27,  3:45-4:30pm  MESA
Thursday, March 28  Class Pictures
Friday, March 29  End of Quarter 
Friday, April 5  2:45pm  Awards Assembly
Friday, April 5  2019-2020  Kindergarten Registration  Please call the office for an appointment

Preschool Screenings

Preschool Screenings for 2019-2020 school year

Preschool screenings for students coming in 2019-2020 are scheduled as follows:
At PES (Platteville)- Tuesday, April 16, 2019   9:00 - 3:00
At PMES (LaSalle) - Tuesday May 21st, 2019   9:00 - 3:00
For more information please contact Julie Lindauer at 347-2273 or at GES 350-4201 ext.6

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

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

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