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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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Fall Holiday

No School on Friday, October 3rd.

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Tasty Pastry & Jersey Mike's Share Night: Tuesday, Sept. 30th

Let's make it a sandwich and dessert night. Stop in and pick up a sandwich at Jersey Mike's on Market Street for an easy dinner after a long busy full month of school or sit down and enjoy the meal with friends and family. Next door, Tasty Pastry is also staying open until 7:00 pm just for Gilchrist families. Take home a tasty dessert to relax and enjoy! Be sure to visit Tasty Pastry from 3:00-7:00pm and Jersey Mikes from 3:00-8:00pm – let them know you are there to support Gilchrist and a portion of the proceeds will be donated back to our school! Be sure to check out there menus on their websites.

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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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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.
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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 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

Attention morning riders of bus #1032 which is the Gilchrist Orange Bus: Please refer to Bus 1032 Memo changes effective Monday, September 8. Please refer to this bus route schedule for any updates to your area. This is site is updated regularly from the LCS Transportation Department.

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School Meals

To find out more information on our school menus and school meal program, please visit our Schools 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. Some of our Business Partners took a tour of our Morning News Studio... visit our Partner for Excellence page to see them in action.

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.


  • Tuesday, Sept. 30: Jersey Mike's (3:00-8:00pm) & Tasty Pastry (3:00-7:00pm) Share Night, Market Street
  • Thursday, Oct. 2: PTO Meeting, Cafeteria, 8:45am
  • Friday, Oct. 3: Fall Holiday - No School
  • Thursday, Oct. 2: PTO Meeting, Conference Room, 8:45am
  • Friday, Oct. 3: Fall Holiday - No School
  • Tuesday, Oct. 7: Boosterthon Kick Off
  • Wednesday, Oct. 8: Student Council Elections
  • Tuesday, Oct. 14: SAC Meeting, Media Center, 6:00pm
  • Wednesday, Oct. 15: Student Picture Day
  • Thursday, Oct. 16: Boosterthon Fun Run
  • Friday, Oct. 17: End of First Nine Weeks (43 day nine weeks)
    1st Quarter AR Celebration
  • Monday, Oct. 20: Teacher Planning/Inservice Day - Students Out
  • Tuesday, Oct. 21: Doughnuts with Dads
    Creative Academics Open House, 6:00pm
  • Wednesday, Oct. 22: Doughnuts with Dads
  • Monday - Friday, Oct. 27 - 31: Red Ribbon Week
  • Tuesday, Oct. 28: Texas Roadhouse Share Night, 4:00-8:00pm
  • Wednesday, Oct. 29: Report Cards Sent Home
  • View all Upcoming Events on our School Calendar

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