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.

Recent News

Viking Voice Newsletters

For the February Viking Voice Newsletter please see the downloads section on the right side of this page. More +

Open Gym

GES will have open gym time each Friday 3:40 - 4:30 until Spring Break 
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Spanish Club

Thursdays, 3:40 - 4:30pm  until Spring Break
This is a great opportunity to learn and/or practice the Spanish language. 
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February Events

Please scroll down the page for Preschool Screening Information 
Wednesday, Feb. 28 Bookmobile 
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March Events

Friday, March 2nd  Pajama Day
                                    2:45pm Awards Assembly
Tuesday, March 6  8:15am Principal's Coffee - please come and chat with Mr. McDonald. 
Tuesday, March 6  Preschool Screenings - See information after March Events
Friday, March 9   End of 3rd Quarter
                                 2:00pm  P.T.O. Meeting  
Wednesday, March 14  Bookmobile
Thursday, March 15  Class Pictures
Thursday, March 22    3:45 - 4:30pm MESA   
                                          Last day of Spanish Club
Friday, March 23  Last day of  Open Gym
                                Jump Rope for Heart - Final Day
Spring Break  March 27 - 30 
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CMAS Testing

2018 CMAS Testing will be held April 10 - 13 and April 17 - 20 More +

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, March 6th
             Tuesday, April 10th
             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, Marzo 6th
         Martes, Abril 10th
         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.

Upcoming Events

Kindergarten Registration April 15th
More information will be coming 

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

Locate Us

Quick Links


The Viking Voice newsletter in pdf format
The Viking Voice in rtf format
The Viking Voice newsletter in Spanish in pdf format
The Viking Voice Newsletter in Spanish in rtf format
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Gilcrest Elementary School
1175 Birch Street Gilcrest, CO 80623 | Phone: (970) 737-2409 | Fax: (970) 737-2400

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