News & Announcements

Tech-Check Family Game Night!

Dozens of families at Gilbert Elementary set aside their phones and tablets for an evening of family fun and games at Gilbert’s first Tech-Check Family Night, organized by Girl Scout Blythe Krowel. Gilbert teachers, librarian, and custodian all came out to support this successful event, and we are planning on hosting Family Nights every month this school year.
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PBIS Award

Gilbert School has recently achieved the Gold PBIS Award! This prestigious award was earned through efforts of the PBIS (Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports Team) and the Gilbert teachers and classified staff members. We are very proud of our Grizzlies! Congratulations Gilbert School!
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BPSD Language Learner Toolkit

We are excited to announce the launch of the BPSD Language Learner Toolkit on October 29, 2018 via the Buena Park School District Website under the STAFF tab. Please see the BPSD LL Toolkit Frequently Asked Questions Sheet for more information!
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Field Trip to the Tall Ships Event

In conjunction with the Tall Ships Festival that is held in Dana Point each September, the Ocean Institute and OC GRIP hosted 175 students from Title 1 Schools in North Orange County. Gilbert School and Whitaker School were both invited for a beautiful and exciting day at Dana Point Harbor. Students who attended this trip, earned this special opportunity by having perfect attendance all last year and/or excelling on their SBAC state tests last spring. Mrs. Little, Mrs. Higgins, and 25 Grizzly students boarded one of seven historic tall ships for a sailing adventure featuring historical reenactments, including cannon battles. Grizzlies were aboard the ship called Exy Johnson for several hours, and they got hands-on training in what it was like to be a sailor sailing the seas in the late-1700s and early-1800s. Students were surprised and delighted to be a part of a historical cannon battle reenactments. We are proud of the Grizzlies who worked hard to earn this special surprise field trip.
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Preschool Enrollment for 2018-19!

Buena Park School District in partnership with Think Together is offering a FREE program for children ages 3-5.

El Distrito Escolar de Buena Park en asociación con Think Together está ofreciendo un programa GRATUITO para niños de 3-5 años.
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Back-to-School Night

Come join us to meet your child's teacher who will be explaining important information, such as homework policies and classroom expectations. Classroom presentations will begin at 6:00, 6:30 and 7:00pm. See you there!
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Open House

Open House at Gilbert was yet another success! On May 10th, students invited their families to their classrooms to celebrate their achievements. Parents were able to visit the Scholastic Book Fair, attend a parent education session with one of our kindergarten teachers, Mrs. Nguyen, and learn about healthy foods. Mr. Harrison was super proud of the students as he went from classroom to classroom.
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Read With Me

Come on out to Bellis Park on Wednesdays at 1:00 until July 11th. There will be food, fun, and fantastic reading for everyone! There will be no "Read With Me" on the July 4th. Thank you to Mrs. Milch for organizing the events!
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