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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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Take a Veteran To School Day: Monday, November 10th

Gilchrist Grizzlies will welcome our nation's heroes for our Annual Take a Veteran to School Day event on Monday, November 10th. Students have received invitations to give to any close friend or family member that has or is serving our country to attend. The morning's events include a patriotic parade, assembly, and reception. Veteran guests are encouraged to arrive to sign in outside of the 3rd grade wing by 8:45am. Their student host will meet them there. The event will conclude by 10:30am. Please return all RSVP forms by Wednesday, November 5th. View Printable Invitation/R.S.V.P. Form »

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Red Ribbon Week: October 27th-31st

Parents/Guardians, please help support our School Pledge: We are "PAWS"itively DRUG FREE! As always, your assistance is greatly appreciated! The week is filled with great activities, view Daily Themes »

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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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Gilchrist Winter Choral Rehearsal Schedule

For students that are participating in this years Winter Choral Program directed by our very own Music teacher, Mrs. Wanda Brown, please refer to the Rehearsal Schedule beginning September 29th and for parents, please refer to the Volunteer Opportunities for ways in which you can help.

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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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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.


  • Monday - Friday, Oct. 27 - 31: Red Ribbon Week
  • Wednesday, Oct. 29: Report Cards Sent Home
  • Thursday, Nov. 6: PTO Meeting, Cafeteria, 8:45am
  • Friday, Nov. 7: Spelling Bee
  • Monday, Nov. 10: Take a Vet to School Day with Parade and Assembly
  • Tuesday, Nov. 11: Veterans Day Holiday - No School
  • Tuesday, Nov. 18: SAC Meeting, Media Center, 6:00pm
  • Friday, Nov. 21: Student Picture Retakes
    Grateful Grizzly Breakfast
  • 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
  • View all Upcoming Events on our School Calendar

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