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 April 21

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

February is I Love to Read Month
5210 Schools on the Move is happening in February
Feb. 25 - 28  Book Fair
Tuesday, Feb. 25   4:00 - 7:00pm Parent/Teacher conferences
No math club today 
Thursday, Feb. 27  4:00 - 7:00pm Parent/Teacher conferences
No book club today
Saturday, Feb.29  MESA -Field trip to the Little Shop of Physics 
Wednesday, March 4  3:35 - 4:30pm  MESA
Friday, March 6  2:45pm  Awards Assembly
            Square 1 Art fundraiser
Friday, March 6 Fundraiser starts (look for a flyer in the Friday folder)
Tuesday, March 10 8:45 - 2:45 3rd - 5th grade to Arvada Center 
Thursday, March 12 - Last day of Book Club 
Friday, March 13  8:30am  P.T.O meeting
March 16 - 20 Spring Break   
Tuesday, March 24 Square 1 Art orders due today
(Orders will be delivered on April 17th) 
Wednesday, March 25 3:35 - 4:30  MESA
Thursday, March 26  Class Pictures
Friday, March 27 End of 3rd quarter 
Tuesday, March 31 9:00 - 3:00 Preschool Screenings in the Library 
Tuesday, March 31 No Preschool classes today 
Friday, April 3  2:45pm Awards Assembly
Wednesday, April 8  3:35 - 4:30pm  MESA
Friday, April 10  8:30am P.T.O.
Tuesday, April 14 No Preschool classes - Preschool screening at PES
Thursday, April 16  7:00pm  4th & 5th grade Music program at VHS

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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