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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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Read Across America

Gilbert students celebrated the love of reading during Read Across America Week! Events coordinated by Dr. Wilson and the RAA committee were enjoyed by all and included: Cookies, Bookies, and More; hosting guests who read for Read-In Day, College Dress Up Day, and a gigantic event on Friday. One OC and Teacher Creative Materials brought approximately 140 volunteers to read to students, give students backpacks filled with books, and begin several beautification projects around campus. The event was a success, and teachers and students all loved helping One OC celebrate their 60th anniversary.
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Mrs. Jenifer Krowel - Teacher of the Year

Mrs. Krowel, a third grade teacher at Gilbert School, was not only selected as the Gilbert Teacher of the Year, she was chosen by her peers to represent the Buena Park School District. She has taught for over 20 years, and her dedication to her students, and their families, is admirable. Please congratulate her on this fantastic accomplishment!
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