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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
Doughnuts for Dads October 21st & October 22nd, 8:00-8:30am
Come share a doughnut with your dad or a loving adult. Bring your own coffee or juice.
• Students with last names A-L will attend Tuesday, October 21st
• Students with last names M-Z will attend Wednesday, October 22nd
After donuts, dads are invited to the classrooms to watch the morning announcements.
EDEP – Lights on After School: October 23rd, 6:00-8:00pm
The Afterschool Alliance works to ensure that all children have access to quality after school programs. Our program will join in and participate with
the 7,500+ other events across the nation by hosting a special event at Gilchrist in our cafeteria immediately following the GES Afterschool Program.
For more information please contact Kim Prater at 850-488-4060.
National School Bus Safety Week October 20th-24th
Please take this time to thank our bus drivers and showing them appreciation for keeping our children safe. They transport hundreds of students safely
to and from school every day.
PTO Boosterthon Fun Run Rundraiser: October 7th-23rd
The theme is Rock'n Town Live, a music festival theme all about community. Students participated in character building exercises, as well as a run that
took place at Gilchrist Elementary on Thursday, October 16th. A special thanks goes out to Rowe Roofing and FMB for their generation donations allowing
every student to go home from the event with a Gilchrist T-Shirt. For more information on donation collections please visit the PTO page »
Red Ribbon Week: October 27th-31st
Parents/Guardians, please help support our School Pledge: We are "PAWS"itively DRUG FREE! As always, your assistance is greatly appreciated!
The week is filled with great activities, view Daily Themes »
Texas Roadhouse Share Night: Tuesday, October 28th
Come out and join us from 4:00-8:00pm on Tuesday, October 28th at Texas Roadhouse on Capital Circle NE. Please tell your server you are there to support
Gilchrist and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the school. It's a great time to spend with family and friends from school. Hope to see you
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.
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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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.