What's Going On at Gilbert?

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

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GEF Annual Event Brings Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Back As Raffle Prize 2004 Sportster with less than 150 miles donated back nearly 20 years after first won Alicia Van Bergen, a retired educator in the
Lindsey Good Selected to Become Gilbert Curriculum Coordinator For Grades 6-12 Pending board approval, Good will start new role in early August
Why Math Matters GHS Students Welcome Panelists For Engaging Talk Approximately 250 Gilbert High School students took part in the Math Speaker Panel yesterday afternoon in
Fabulous 50 Project Benefits Gilbert Through Book Donations Gale Gehling Opts To Give Back In Milestone Year Gale Gehling has a milestone birthday on the horizon — the Big 5-0, as
Pending Board Approval, Trent Becker To Take Over As Gilbert CSD Transportation Manager On May 1 The Gilbert Community School District is happy to announce that, pending board approval, Trent Becker will take the reins as our new Transportation
Once A Tiger, Always A Tiger Stacy Johnson retires as the head volleyball coach at Gilbert With a smile on her face, Stacy Johnson exhales loudly as she stands
The Family Business Siblings, parents, grandparents … it seems every Fisher loves to swim. GHS students Josh and Chris Fisher are the latest family members to
OUR STORY: Any way you slice it, super regionals was a tremendous success for our girls’ wrestling program Gilbert senior Brooklynn Nees was exhausted. Physically. Mentally. Emotionally. She started the day with a full gas tank, but by the time she’d
Gilbert Students, Community Give Back Through Mentoring Programs We celebrate all of our volunteers during National Mentoring Month Pastor Christian Johnson, who watches over the congregation at Gilbert Lutheran Church, had
Girls Wrestling Team Hosts Panorama Tuesday Tigers take state aspirations into Friday’s regional tournament The inaugural season of sanctioned girls’ wrestling is drawing toward its conclusion, but not before
Gilbert Competition Cheer Squad Ready To Take On Nationals Tigers to compete in Dallas on Saturday and Sunday Jordan Sytsma was noticeably nervous as she stood to the side and watched her
Gilbert 6th Grader Zack Langford Receives Heart Transplant Family overjoyed, thankful, and looking forward to the future Amanda Langford is exhausted. Over the past six days, she’s slept sparingly; an hour
Holiday Giving Program Exemplifies Gilbert’s Generosity, Community Pride Thank You Families, Students, and Mrs. Woodin! Sam McDaniel-Rold knows how lucky she is, even as she sits slumped in a chair inside
GHS Sophomore Abigail Randall Takes Sugar Cookies And Makes Art There’s a story out there that says the first sugar cookie was made in the Middle East … 1,300 years ago! As for
Staff Development Day benefits students With students enjoying a three-day weekend, Gilbert’s teachers were in their buildings and hard at work during Monday’s Staff Development Day. Collaboration. Reflection.
JUST DANCE Gilbert ready for State Dance Championships Three days. More than 250 teams. More than 600 routines. And more than 5,000 competitors. Welcome to
7 musicians selected for All-State Music Festival, 3 others alternates Seven members of the Gilbert High School band will take part in the All-State Music Festival this weekend, and three other band members
Little Women hits the GHS stage on Friday, Saturday After nearly two months of rehearsing, Gilbert High School’s musical production
Gilbert Esports state bound! The Gilbert Esports team is headed to state! Coach Jason Chung announced the good news Thursday evening after he learned the Tigers had
Why Not Us? Gilbert XC runners motivated by guest speaker leading up to state meet Why not Gilbert? The Tigers might not be favored to win
Gilbert students shine at DECA district competition 7 first-place finishes, 11 top-three performances highlight day Gilbert’s business and marketing club put together a strong showing at DECA districts, which was
Gilbert Education Foundation raises nearly $16,000 through Major Saver campaign Funds used for 43 mini-grants throughout district The old saying “it takes a village to raise a child” resonates inside the school system.
1st Generation College Student Gilbert senior Judith Ruiz-Ortiz about to make history in her family Judith Ruiz-Ortiz tells her story of moving through Gilbert Schools with enthusiasm
Moving Forward: A Place Where Everyone Belongs Ben Melody doesn’t know it yet as he sits at a table located just steps out the backdoor of Gilbert High School on
WELCOME TO THE BIG SHOW The Gilbert Marching Band is a force of nature … in size and sound With his head tilted slightly to the ground, Gilbert
A HEART OF GOLD Gilbert 6th grader Zack Langford fights for his life with a smile on his face Zack Langford has one of those smiles that
STUDENT BY DAY, ENGINEER BY NIGHT Gilbert senior Mikayla Lauritsen turns her passion into a future Sitting with her legs tucked underneath her, Gilbert senior Mikayla Lauritsen pushes her
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Kindergarten Sign-Up For 2023-24 School Year

Kindergarten sign-up for the 2023-24 school year at Gilbert Elementary is now available. Please click HERE to sign up.

If you have any questions, please call the Gilbert Elementary office at 515-232-3744.

Kindergarten Sign-Up Informational Flyer

Information on Preschool Sign-up for 2023-24 School Year

On Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2023, at 9 a.m., Gilbert Elementary will open the preschool sign-up for the 2023-24 school year. The link will be available on the Gilbert CSD website (www.gilbertcsd.org).

Enrollment priority is given to district residents, students with individualized education plans related to special education services, and then on a first come, first served basis. Morning and afternoon sessions are filled in the order the applications are received.

Transportation is available to and from school for district residents that fall on a regular bus route.

Gilbert Preschool is open to children who will be 4 years old by Sept. 15, 2023.

Please call the elementary office with any questions.


Jostens Graduation Announcement, Class Ring, and Letter Jacket Presentation

Jostens will be at Gilbert High School on several dates in September to meet with seniors and sophomores. The schedule will be as follows:

Tuesday, Sept. 20

10:45 a.m. – All seniors will meet in the auditorium for the graduation announcement presentation.

11:10 a.m. – All sophomores will meet in the auditorium for the letter jacket and class ring presentation.

Thursday, Sept. 29

10:55 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Graduation announcement, letter jacket, and class ring order day in the lunchroom.

SENIORS, PLEASE NOTE: Mrs. Davis in the office will order all graduation caps, gowns, and tassels. Please see her if you have any questions.

To view the Gilbert page on Josten’s website, click  HERE.

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