Gilcrest Elementary School

Welcome to Gilcrest Elementary

2019 - 2020 School hours: 8:00am - 3:35pm
Monday - Friday  September 3 - November 26
Tuesday - Friday  December 3 - June 2 

Items of Interest

 The 2019 - 2020 School Supply list can be found under the Downloads section on this page
Book Club - Thursdays 3:35 - 4:30 until Spring Break
Math Club for 3rd - 5th grades - Tuesdays 3:35 - 4:30 until Spring Break 

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

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GES will be having its Annual Food Drive November 18 -  December 13.  
December 3 - 11  Santa Shop 
Friday, Dec. 6  2:45 Awards Assembly 
Friday, Dec. 13  2:00pm  P.T.O. Meeting
Friday, Dec. 20 Pajama Day
Friday, Dec. 20 2:45pm  Winter Parties   
Dec. 23 - Jan 1  Winter Break - No School 
January 2020 
January is Kid's Heart Challenge month 
Thursday, Jan 2 Welcome back to school!
Friday, Jan. 3   2:45pm  Awards Assembly 
Friday, Jan. 10  8:30am  P.T.O. meeting
Friday, Jan. 10 End of 2nd Quarter
Wednesday, Jan. 22  8:15am  Principal's Coffee - come and chat with Mr. McDonald
Friday, Jan. 24  5:00pm Chili/Bingo night
Friday, Feb. 7  2:45pm  Awards Assembly 

Preschool Information

For questions about PreSchool in RE-1, please contact Julie Lindauer, District Preschool Coordinator, via email at or leave a voicemail at 970-347-2273 to schedule a screening.  


GES earns Governor's Distinguished Improvement Award

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

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

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