GES Week In Review

Friday, October 21, 2022

Week In Review

Welcome to the GES Week In Review (WIR).

The WIR will be sent out weekly during the school year. In the WIR you will find upcoming dates and information relevant to your child here at GES. Please review regularly to stay abreast of the exciting things happening at Gilbertsville Elementary School.

Important Upcoming Dates

October 24-28 Red Ribbon Spirit Week

Spirit Days Schedule:

Monday 24th-Wear Red or Another BRIGHT color like Yellow, Pink, Light Blue, or Lime Green to show bright happy colors for the day!!

Tuesday 25th-Wear BOOTS-Stomp Out Drugs!

Wednesday 26th-Wear your shirt backwards. Turn your back on drugs!

Thursday 27th-Wear SWEATS. Being Drug Free is No Sweat!

Friday 28th-WEAR Your Gilbertsville Shirt or Boyertown Apparel!


October 26 Fall Picture Retakes

October 28 HSA Trunk or Treat

November 4 No School/Offices Open

November 8 Walking Field Trip to Gilbertsville Emergency Responder Building

November 10 Walking Field Trip Rain Date

November 11 Veterans Day-Wear Red, White and Blue

November 14 World Kindness Day-Wear a Cardigan to School Day

November 24-28 Thanksgiving Break-No School

6 Day School Cycle

We will be following a 6-day cycle for school this year. Your child's special schedule will be based on the cycle days rather than days of the week. For your planning, the first 2 weeks of school cycle days are listed below.


Week of October 24

Monday-Day 1

Tuesday-Day 2

Wednesday-Day 3

Thursday-Day 4

Friday-Day 5


Week of October 31

Monday-Day 6

Tuesday-Day 1

Wednesday-Day 2

Thursday-Day 3

Friday-No School

Red Ribbon Week-October 24-28!

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September Students of the Month!

HSA Newsletter

Please click below for the new HSA Newsletter!


https://www.smore.com/ytvcu

Health Room October Newsletter

WIN at Gilbertsville Elementary School

WIN at GES has started-During this past week we started our schoolwide intervention program. Please read the letter below explaining how the program works here at Gilbertsville. If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out. Thank you for partnering in your child’s education.

Kelly Education Referral Program

Know someone who’d be interested in a rewarding opportunity with Kelly Education?

Join the Kelly® Education Referral Program! Click below for more information.


Referral Program - Registration (referralrock.com)

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YMCA Trunk or Treat

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Updated Parking/Spectator/Bag Policies for Varsity Football Games

Parent Pick Up and Drop Off Procedures

If you are planning to transport your child to school, please complete the google form indicating the adults that you give permission to pick up your child after school. As we work through the first few weeks of school we ask for your patience as we all get used to our transportation procedures. Thank you in advance for that.


Click here to complete the Parent Pick Up Dismissal Form

Click here for a pdf version of Parent Drop-off and Pick-Up Maps and Procedures

Parent Drop Off Map

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Parent Pick Up Map

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Attendance Procedures

Reporting an absence: If your child is not feeling well and cannot attend school, please email attendance at AttendanceGES@boyertownasd.org, or use the link below to inform the school that your child will not be present due to an illness, or appointment. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScvtpG7SKITdNqliElSWvB9u4el72hJiIntaN9LFeyTuq8TnQ/viewform



Educational Trip: Parents/Guardians must complete an Educational Trip Form 2 days prior to your child's absence. **Please note that failure to submit a trip form prior to departure will result in trip days being counted as an unlawful absence.

Gilbertsville Home and School Association (GES HSA)

The Gilbertsville Home and School Association (GES HSA) is our parent organization. The HSA does a tremendous amount of work to plan fun student and family events throughout the school year. They are always looking for volunteers. If you want to get involved visit the GES HSA Facebook page or send an email to the address below. The HSA is looking forward to offering fun, family activities throughout the 2022-2023 school year.


Mark your calendar for our GES HSA Meetings. All meetings will be held in the library at 7:00 PM

  • January 9
  • March 6
  • May 1


The HSA has a new email address Gilbertsvilleelementaryhsa@gmail.com