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 
Please go to the District Website for complete updates regarding the response to COVID-19. Including computer check out information.

Items of Interest

 Kindergarten Registration postponed please look for more information when school is back in session.
Please contact the office for an appointment (970) 350-4201 ext. 6
Child must be 5 years old by September 1, 2020 to be in Kindergarten 
You must bring an original birth certificate, current immunization records, valid parent identification, and proof of residence (water, phone, or electric bill).
Girls on the Run Tuesdays & Thursdays Through May 14 

Upcoming Events

 Online learning will take place through April 30th
Please check the RE-1 District page for the latest information and resources 
Friday, May 1 2:45pm  Awards Assembly 
May 5 - 15  2nd & 3rd grade Swimming
Tuesday, May 5 Butter Braid Delivery 
Thursday, May 7  7:00pm  4th & 5th grade Music program at VHS
Friday, May 8   8:30am P.T.O. meeting
Friday May 8 4:00pm  GES Fun Run 
Wednesday, May 13 8:00am Principal's Coffee  Come and chat with Mr. McDonald
Friday, May 15 5th grade District Track meet
May 19 - 29  4th & 5th grade Swimming 
Thursday, May 21 8:30 - 11:30 Preschool & Kindergarten Field Day 
Thursday, May 21 2:00pm Talent Show 
Friday May 22  9:30 - 2:30 Kindergarten field trip to Denver Zoo

Attention Parents & Guardians
Below is a link to the Studio 5 Class picture prepay site.
You may use this link to preorder/prepay for your child's class picture. Picture day will be determined when school is back in session.


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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