Gilcrest Elementary School

Welcome to Gilcrest Elementary School!

2018 - 2019 School hours: 8:00am - 3:35pm
Monday - Friday  September 4 - November 23
Tuesday - Friday  November 27 - May 31 
GES (970) 737 2409
ESC/DISTRICT OFFICE: Main : (970) 350 4204 Or  (970) 350 4206

The 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.
Have a great summer!  We will see you on September 4th.

School Supply Lists

Back To School Events

Back To School Night
Thursday, August 30th from 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Pizza and a Drinks - 6:00-7:00
All Parent/Guardian Meeting (in gym) - 7:00-7:30
Classroom Meetings - 7:30-8:00

1st-5th Grade 1st Day of School
Tuesday, September 4th from 8:00-12:00 p.m.
½ day, no breakfast or lunch

Kindergarten 1st Day of School & Cheers and Tears Parent Breakfast
Friday, September 7th from 8:00-3:35
Full day with breakfast and lunch served
Parent breakfast and information meeting @ 8:00 a.m. 

Preschool 1st Day of School & Cheers and Tears Parent Meeting
Tuesday, September 11th from 8-10:30 or 1-3:35
Parent information meeting @ 8:00 a.m. or 1:00 p.m. 
Light refreshments will be served

Recent News

2018 - 2019 Returning Students Check-in

The 2018 - 2019 returning students check in starts Monday, April 16th and goes through May 4th. Information will be sent home in the Friday Folders.
Please click on the link below to access the Parent Portal and complete the process.

Viking Voice Newsletters

 Image of Gov. Award
GES has earned the Governor's Distinguished Improvement Award. To learn more read the February Viking Voice Newsletter - please see the downloads section on the right side of this page.
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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
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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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