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David Solz, Principal
Gilchrist Elementary

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Gilchrist Book Fair September 15-19

Family Night: Tuesday, September 16, 5:00-8:00pm
Come enter the Kingdom of Books! Family night is sure to be a big hit with Lady McBride hosting make-and-take art activities from 6:00-7:30pm. View our Daily Class Visitation Schedule. Also, please view our Printable Flyer for more information. If you are not able to visit during our Book Fair week, please visit our Book Fair homepage at http://bookfairs.scholastic.com/homepage/grizzly

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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.

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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. 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.
View Printable Flyer »

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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 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.

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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.


  • 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, Oct. 2: PTO Meeting, Cafeteria, 8:45am
  • Friday, Oct. 3: Fall Holiday - No School
  • View all Upcoming Events on our School Calendar

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