• For ongoing updates, and detailed information regarding LCS's response and plans regarding the impact of CoVid19 , please visit the CoVid19 site.


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  • Florida Department of Education has awarded a school grade of “A” for Gilchrist Elementary School!

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Gilchrist Elementary

The Gilchrist Family of Life Long Learners - 'students, teachers, staff, parents, and community members' – is committed to an on-going planning process that will ensure a quality learning environment, state-of-the-art facility, and a curriculum that will be the foundation for this life long learning.


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      Does your child need GES library books?  Please browse our library catalog here.  And then order what you wish with this online form.  We will notify you when the books are ready to be picked up.


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  • Welcome to the Gilchrist website.  Please know that your child's safety and that of our faculty and staff are our top priority.  During these uncertain times, I hope you will check back here often for distance learning information, important announcements, and other great resources for you and your children. I also encourage you to join our Gilchrist Listserv so you will receive the latest news right away. Our school community is here for our students and their families.  crowe  Scotty Crowe, Principal 


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    Technology Links  Visit the Student Links page of our website to find links to Internet resources that you can use at home.


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Around the District

  • James S. Rickards Sunshine State Scholar - Video

    Dylan Epstein-Gross from James S. Rickards High School was quietly paying attention during his online science class when he saw a group of people appear on his computer screen. Click to find out what happened.

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  • R Frank Nims Opens Pre-Law Magnet

    R. Frank Nims Middle School just became one of the few middle schools in the state of Florida to offer a Pre-Law Magnet program, and is the first of its kind in North Florida

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  • Leon County School Board Meeting Replay

    Miss the Leon County School Board Meeting? Catch the replay on our YouTube channel by clicking the image to the left. (Original broadcast date: January 12, 2021)

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  • Local Student Film Award Winners 🎬

    The Northeast Leon Society for Arts and Culture (NELSAC) recently announced the winners of their Student Online Short Film Contest. All of the winners were Leon County School students. Kraft Nissan kindly provides funds for film contest cash prizes and Tiburoso Films provides the Director of Best Contest Film a Β½ Day, on-location film shoot. Congrats to all of the winners! For more information about NELSAC, visit www.nelsac.org.

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