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Here's the latest news and highlights at Gilbert Community Schools.

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Preschool Pancakes The HS Family and Consumer Science students made a pancake breakfast with preschool students in the HS FCS Kitchen.  The food was delicious as
Terrace Hill Piano Competition Congratulation to Robert Gemignani for winning Iowa’s 2017 Terrace Hill Senior Piano Competition. His First Place title is accompanied by a $10,000 scholarship. The Finals of
All-State Jazz Band Congratulations to Quinton Nespor, who was selected as the drummer for the 3A All-State Jazz Band.  Quinton is the first Gilbert student selected
Designing Cars in 6th Grade 6th grade students spent Wednesday and Thursday (March 22 & 23) delivering high stakes presentations as part of their design unit in science.
Lunchroom Taste Test On Wednesday, March 8, the elementary students had a taste test of four new foods during lunch. The students tried fresh pineapple, blueberries,
Congratulations Jazz One students! For the first time since 2008, and the first time ever in class 3A, Gilbert Jazz One has been selected for Iowa Jazz
Dyslexia Task Force This past fall, school staff and parents started meeting to explore
GMS Students attend STEM Activity at ISU On Thursday, February 23, 50+ Gilbert 6th grade students attended a STEM Activity Day at Iowa State University as part of engineering week.
GMS Performs Beauty and the Beast On February 25, the high school auditorium was filled to capacity for the GMS performance of Beauty and the Beast.  90+ students participated
FFA advances to Districts   Congratulations to the Gilbert FFA Leadership Events!  Leading our 9-school Sub-Districts in Fort Dodge yesterday, and advancing to Districts at Riceville on
Winter Iowa Quiz Bowl Congratulations to our Winter Iowa Quiz Bowl League participants for receiving the 2nd place award at Waukee High School.  The following students participated
Gilbert CSD District Priorities 2016-17
GHS Fall Honor Roll The following students are being recognized for fulfilling the requirements for the 2016-17 Gilbert High School Fall Honor Roll. Students receiving letter grades
National Assessment of Educational Progress On Tuesday, January 31, 60 eighth grade students took the National Assessment
Jazz Band Festivals Two jazz band festivals have been held over the last several weeks and the quality results are listed below. Five Gilbert High School
HOIAC wrestling champions Sinjin Briggs, Eli Harris, and Christian Harder all won HOIAC championships.  The Tigers finished in 3rd place overall as a team. Congratulations Tigers
Advanced Drafting Team Project Mr. Litchfield’s Advanced Drafting class was assigned a team project to
4th grade Wax Museum Mr. Hales’ 4th grade Reading/Language Arts class recently held a Wax Museum exhibit at Gilbert Intermediate School.  Students researched a famous person, finding
Every Student. Every Day. (Video) Watch a short message about our vision of meeting the needs of  Every Student. Every Day. from Superintendent, Mr. Beecher and Gilbert Schools.
New “Welcome to Gilbert” Video Click here to enjoy the new promotional video produced by Lindsey Beecher, Gilbert Schools Superintendent: Welcome to Gilbert 
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HS Spring Sports Parent Meeting

There will be a meeting for all parents of spring athletes at 5:30 PM on March 23rd in the HS Gym.

Kindergarten Round-Up and Parent Information

We are continuing to take names of children who are planning on attending kindergarten in the fall of 2017. A child must be 5 years old by September 15 to attend kindergarten. We have scheduled a parent information night on Thursday, March 30 at 6:00pm in the elementary commons. In addition, we have kindergarten round-up scheduled on Tuesday, April 4. Parents should sign their incoming kindergartener up for one of three sessions on April 4: 8:30-10:00am, 10:30am-12:00pm, or 1:00-2:30. Please call the elementary office (232-3744) to sign-up for a time.

Bingo Is Back

Save the Date!  PTO Bingo is back!
Friday, March 24th, 5:30 to 8:30pm.
Proceeds from this event will support student health & wellness programs

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