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

District Art Show at Nantes Library in Gilcrest March 19 - April 24  
Girls on the Run  Tuesdays & Thursdays  3:45 - 5:00
Thursday, April 25  2:30pm  Kindergarten Music program at VHS Auditorium
Friday, April 26   9:00 - 2:30 K-2 Field Trip
Friday, April 26 10:00 - 3:00  3rd - 5th grade CMAS testing reward at Fun Plex
Tuesday, April 30th  5:00-8:00pm  GES/Wendys Community night fundraiser in Firestone 
Wednesday, May 1  5:00 - 7:00pm  Kids Painting class at VHS AG Shop  
Friday, May 3  2:45pm  Awards Assembly
Friday, May 3  5th grade District track meet at VHS track
Friday, May 3  4:00pm Fun Run at the VHS practice field
Saturday, May 4  6:10pm  GES at the Colorado Rockies Game 
May 7 - 10 Staff Appreciation Week 
Tuesday, May 7  3rd - 5th grade Field Trip to Arvada Center 
Wednesday, May 8  3:45 - 4:30pm   MESA
Friday, May 10   K - 2 Field Trip
Tuesday, May 14  2:15pm  GES Talent Show at VHS auditorium
Wednesday, May 15  8:15am  Principal's Coffee - come and chat with Mr. McDonald
Wednesday, May 15  Views of Youth at UNC
Friday, May 17  8:00am  P.T.O. meeting  
Tuesday, May 21  No Preschool classes
Wednesday, May 22  3:45 - 4:30pm Last MESA meeting
Thursday, May 23  Preschool Field Day
Friday, May 24  Preschool Program and last day for Preschool classes
Thursday, May 30  9:00 - 10:30am End of Year Awards Assembly
Thursday, May 30 10:30am  5th grade end of year celebration
Friday, May 31 Field Day  9:30 - 11:30am
Friday, May 31 Last day of school - School dismisses at noon  Breakfast will be served but no lunch today. 
Have a great summer! We will see you on September 3rd! 

Preschool Screenings

Preschool Screenings for 2019-2020 school year

Preschool screenings for students coming in 2019-2020 are scheduled as follows:

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

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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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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. 
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1175 Birch Street Gilcrest, CO 80623 | Phone: (970) 350-4201 Opt. 6 | Fax: (970) 737-2400

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