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
Market Square Share Event: Tuesday, December 16th
A wonderful time to shop local and enjoy some local entertainment including our own students! Our students also created snowflakes that will hang in these
area businesses, on the 16th area businesses will provide our families with discounts and/or donations back to the school for your purchases. More
information on this event will come home this weekend. We hope to see you there.
Early Release Days; December 17th, 18th, 19th
Students will be released from school at 12:20pm. Students will continue to have a lunch period, therefore if you pack your students lunch, please
continue to do so on these days. Lunches will also be available for purchase in the cafeteria. If you require extended day care on these days, please
contact our EDEP directors, Ms. Kim Prater or Aronia Jackson
for more information and the drop in rate for early release days.
Community Happenings: Offerings from local partners, such as Texas Roadhouse, World Ballet, Barnes & Noble,
Scholastic Books, Winter Break Camps, and more.
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.
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.
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.
Gilchrist Parent Portal - Access Student Grades & More
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.
To find out more information on our school menus and school meal program, please visit our
School Meals page »
Stay Informed All Year Long!
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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.