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Welcome toGilbert Elementary School

Welcome toGilbert Elementary School

Public Meetings–Long Term Facilities Planning

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The School Board has retained the architectural firm of Haila Architecture Structure Planning to assist the district in developing a ten year master plan for facilities. To that end, several ad hoc input groups are being formed to assist in soliciting  public input on perceived needs in specific areas of interest. If you are interested in attending any of these meetings, times are as follows:

    1. March 29th – HS classrooms, 3:15-4:45 (HS Media Center)
    2. March 29th – Fine Arts, 5:00-7:00 (HS Media Center)
    3. April 3rd – Ag. Tech. Learning Center 5:30-7:30 (HS Media Center)
    4. April 13th – MS, 5:30-7:30 (MS Media Center)
    5. May 2nd – INT, 5:00-7:00 (Int School Conference Room)
    6. May 3rd – Athletics, 5:30-7:30 (Int School Conference Room)

In addition, the district will hold faculty and patron informational meetings on the following dates:Faculty

District Staff Forum to review Facility Study

Time: 3:30-4:30 pm

Dates: April 19th and April 26th, both Wednesday afternoons

Location: HS Auditorium

District Patron Forum to review Facility Study

Time: 6:00-7:30 pm

Dates: April 19th and April 26th, both Wednesday early evenings

Location: HS Auditorium

Time: 9:00-10:30 am

Dates: April 29th

Location: HS Auditorium

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.

2017-2018 Kindergarten Sign-Up

We are already starting to plan for 2017-2018. If you have a child who will be 5 years old by September 15, 2017, and you are planning on that child attending kindergarten at Gilbert Elementary, please call the elementary office at 232-3744 to sign-up. Information about kindergarten round-up, registration, and parent information night will be mailed later this spring.

 

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Welcome to Gilbert Elementary School

Every Student Every Day is the mission of Gilbert Elementary. Our staff serves 390 students in preschool-2nd grade. A strong curriculum emphasis is placed on early literacy, problem solving and STEM at Gilbert Elementary.  We are dedicated to making our school a place where all students, staff and families can learn and grow together.  High levels of parent involvement and small group instruction are what make the elementary a special place for our students and families. Along with our accredited preschool program, the district supports low class sizes, which allows for the success of Every Student, Every Day.

Staci Edwards
Elementary School Principal

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Principal Staci Edwards will tweet current educational topics, learning opportunities, new staff, professional development for teachers and other topics important to the teachers, staff, parents and students of Gilbert Elementary.

Events
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Apr 29
Run for the Trees
April 29, 8:00 AM – The Iowa Arboretum in Madrid, IA
  • Digital Backpack
  • Elementary School
  • High School
  • Intermediate School
  • Middle School
Apr 29
Kids Run for Kids 2017
April 29, 9:00 AM – Brookside Park (Maple Shelter), 1325 Sixth Street, Ames, Iowa
  • Digital Backpack
  • Elementary School
  • High School
  • Intermediate School
  • Middle School
May 7
Story County Conservation Partners Spring Festival
May 7, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM – McFarland Park (56461 180th Street, Ames 50010)
  • Digital Backpack
  • Elementary School
  • Intermediate School
  • Middle School