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
Winter Break: December 22nd, 2014 — January 2nd, 2015
Teacher Planning Day: January 5th
Students return on January 6th
Gilchrist Students Create Artwork for Display in Local Businesses
A special thanks to show our appreciation for their support all year long. We encourage our families to visit these businesses and admire the students
Lofty Pursuits – Ms. Cooper, Ms. Wiggins and Ms. McDaniel
5th Grade families are invited to review options for middle school during the LCS Magnet School Showcase at the Bloxham building in January 2015.
The deadline for school choice is March 1, 2015. With so many available opportunities through the LCS School choice office, they have a showcase planned
and shadow dates listed on the flyer below. This is a great opportunity to review the program's these schools have to offer.
LCS Magnet School Showcase Flyer »
New Issue of Pawprints
Hot off the presses! The Fall/Winter edition of Gilchrist's Pawprints – a literary Magazine creatd by Gilchrist Elementary students – is now available.
View Pawprints Magazine »
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.
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!
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.