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Thank you for visiting our website. It is intended to be a user-friendly resource for our parents, students, business partners, teachers and staff. This site is the first place to check for the latest information about the happenings at the school. Please look around and stay connected with the great things we are doing here at Gilchrist.

David Solz, Principal
Gilchrist Elementary

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Red Elephant & Nuberri Share Night: Tuesday, Nov. 25th

We hope that you will join us for a dual share night on Tuesday, November 25th from 5:00-8:00pm at Red Elephant and Nuberri Frozen Yogurt. This event will be taking place at both the Kerry Forest and Midtown locations allowing our families to participate at the location most convenient for them. Tuesday is also 'Kids Eat Free' Night at Red Elephant allowing for an affordable evening of family fun! Please see the flyer below for more information and we hope to see you there. View Printable Share Night Flyer »

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Marvin Goldstein Performs for Gilchrist Students: Dec. 2nd

Tuesday, December 2nd, Gilchrist students will receive a wonderful musical treat with the interactive signing program performed by Mr. Marvin Goldstein. Check out our photo gallery for some pictures from last years event »

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Gilchrist Winter Choral Concert: Tuesday, December 9th

There will be two abbreviated performances during the day for students, 9:00am and 9:50am. The evening performance for families will begin at 7:00pm

Our very own music teacher, Mrs. Wanda Brown has sent home notices for students participating in the program and provided a Rehearsal Schedule and Volunteer Opportunities for ways in which you can help.

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New Updates

Many pages throughout the website are updated regularly. Please check out our Media Center page to see their latest newsletter. Please also check back regularly to the SAC/SITE/SIP/SPAR page for important school information such as the school improvement plan, School Public Accountability Reports, School Grades and minutes along with a meeting schedule for our SAC committee.

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Employees of the Year

Gilchrist is proud to announce its employees for the 2014-2015 school year. Ms. Holly Bryant, Teacher of the Year, Ms. Avis Berry, Glenn-Howell Distinguished Minority Educator of the Year, and Ms. Janet Burns, Staff Employee of the Year. Please join us in congratulating them for all their efforts throughout the year.

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Gilchrist Yearbooks

2014-2015 yearbooks are now available to be pre-ordered for $20 until December 19th from Leonard's at www.leonards.com/yearbooks?con_no=C31051 – the school code is 31051. Yearbook messages cost $5.00 each – the Printable Yearbook Message forms are due along with payment by December 19th.

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NEW Volunteer Online Application System

We hope that this will make the process easier for our wonderful volunteers and mentors. Please visit https://volunteers.leonschools.net and enter your information. This is required for all volunteers, mentors and as well as field trip chaperones.
View Printable Flyer »

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Gilchrist Parent Portal Now Open

The Parent Portal is a great tool to reflect on the student's progress, set up automated alerts for grades and upcoming assignments. Please refer to our Parent Portal page for more information.

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School Bus Routes Update

To find out more information about a bus route near you please follow this link to the LCS Transportation web page: http://wwwold.leon.k12.fl.us/public/transportation/sc0381.html

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School Meals

To find out more information on our school menus and school meal program, please visit our School Meals page »

Gilchrist Elementary Listserv

Stay Informed All Year Long!

Join our Listserv to stay abreast of Gilchrist Elementary events and receive important notices. Join Gilchrist Mailing List » How To Leave the ListServ: On the ListServ page, click "Join or Leave the ListServ" and follow the prompts.

Messages from the principal can now be sent directly to your phone. Join the Gilchrist Group at www.remind.com/join/gilchrist. Once you receive and enter the verification code you will be added to the group. To Remove yourself from the group text STOP to the group or to 81010.

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PTO News

PTO Volunteers, thank you for all your time and talent! Please complete the printable Volunteer Interest Form and return to your child's teacher with areas where you can help. For more information about PTO contacts and happenings, please visit our PTO page »

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Local Businesses Helping Gilchrist Elementary

We appreciate all the support we receive from our community. We wouldn't be able to provide our students with an exceptional education if it wasn't for you.

Please see our Partners For Excellence page on how you to can be a partner with Gilchrist Elementary or contact Janet Burns, 487-4310.


  • Tuesday, Nov. 25: Red Elephant & Nuberri Share Night, both Kerry Forest & Midtown locations, 5:00-8:00pm
  • Wednesday - Friday, Nov. 26 - 28: Thanksgiving Holiday - No School
  • Tuesday, Dec. 2: Marvin Goldstein Concert
  • Thursday, Dec. 4: PTO Meeting, Cafeteria, 8:45am
  • Tuesday, Dec. 9: Winter Choral Concert, 7:00pm
  • Friday, Dec. 12: Tropicana Speech
  • Wednesday - Friday, Dec. 17 - 19: Early Release - 12:20pm
  • Friday, Dec. 19: End of Second Nine Weeks
    2nd Quarter AR Celebration
  • Monday - Friday, Dec. 22 - Jan. 2: Winter Holidays - No School
  • View all Upcoming Events on our School Calendar

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