Gilcrest Elementary School

Welcome to Gilcrest Elementary

2019 - 2020 School hours: 8:00am - 3:35pm
Tuesday - Friday  December 3 - May 22 
Enrollment for the 2020 - 2021 school year including Kindergarten is now open - please click on the Enroll/Registro link at the top of the page to be redircted to the District Registration site. 

Items of Interest

I want to extend a heartfelt thank you all of you parents and guardians who have stepped up to this remote learning challenge.  Obviously, we could not have done it without you. 

I'm writing today to make sure you are aware of the "Stuff Drop Off and Pick Up" days coming soon on 5/27-5/29.  You'll need to sign up for a time, at the following link, to drop off things such as laptops, charging cords, hot spots and library books.  You will be able to pick items up such as student classroom belongings, Butter Braids from fundraiser and lost & found articles.  At your selected time, please pull up to the NE Parking Lot Door with your trunk open or your rear windows down.

If you haven't already, please sign up at:
The schedule options for Drop Off/Pick up is:
  • W, 5/27 3-6 p.m.
  • Th, 5/28 10-6 p.m.
  • F, 5/29 8-12 p.m.

Please call Tad McDonald or Teresa Moran @ 
(970)350-4201 ext #6
if you have any questions.

Hello Lil’ Vike Families and Staff,
We have created an amazing space to share the artwork you’ve been creating at home! Please follow the link and be a part of our Virtual Art Show, no login required! This is a creative space for everyone, so please invite your family members to share as well. 

Tad McDonald
Gilcrest Elementary - Principal

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, May 27 - Friday, May 29 Device turn in


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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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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