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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 Parent Portal Opening September 18th
For those that have had access last year, your child's ID and password remain the same.
Letters will go home prior to the 18th with user account access information.
Please also refer to our Parent Portal page for more information.
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. The LCS Online
Volunteer application is required annually in order to be approved to serve in our schools and to be eligible for coverage under LCS Workman's Compensation
Insurance should an accident occur while performing their volunteer assignment.
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Gilchrist Mentor Kick-off Meeting
Calling All Mentors! We appreciate all your time and effort with our students. Please join Ann Wong on Thursday, September 25th as she will share with you
our goals for this year and begin the process of partnering you with a student. If you are a new mentor or just want to hear about how you can participate
in the program we welcome you to meet Ann on Thursday, September 25th at 9:00am in the Gilchrist Cafeteria. Please contact Ann at 487-4310 or
via email any time. The positive impact your time will have on a student is priceless.
School Bus Routes Update
Attention morning riders of bus #1032 which is the Gilchrist Orange Bus: Please refer to
Bus 1032 Memo regarding changes taking effect Monday, September 8. As of Friday, the
Transportation link had not yet been updated with these new times.
As the school year moves forward more students will begin to take the bus to/from school. Please refer to this bus route schedule for any updates to
your area. This is site is updated regularly from the LCS Transportation Department.
To find out more information on our school menus and school meal program, please visit our
Schools Meals page »
Stay Informed All Year Long!
Join our Listserv to stay abreast of Gilchrist Elementary events and receive important notices.
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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.
Gilchrist Winter Choral Rehearsal Starting Soon!
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.
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.
Some of our Business Partners took a tour of our Morning News Studio... visit our Partner for Excellence page to see them in
Also, 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, Sept. 15 - 19: Fall Book Fair Week
- Tuesday, Sept. 16: Family Book Fair Night, 5:00-8:00pm
- Wednesday, Sept. 24: Progress Alerts sent home
- Thursday, Sept. 25: Mentor Kick-off Meeting, Cafeteria, 9:00am
- Thursday, Oct. 2: PTO Meeting, Cafeteria, 8:45am
- Friday, Oct. 3: Fall Holiday - No School
- View all Upcoming Events on our School Calendar