Gilkey Elementary School News

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NAWIC "LEGO" Block Kids Building Competition block logo

Building Block Competition--Open to all students in grades Kindergarten through 6th grade.

*** NEW CLASS *** 2019 Personal Fitness Training

$12.50 a week for Personal Fitness Training!

Dine to Donate Dine to Donate on December 19, 2018

Pizza is what's for dinner on Wednesday, December 19th!

Senior In Action Breakfast Senior Breakfast Flier

Always a great time!

2nd Annual Girls Basketball Alumni Game 2nd Annual Plainwell Girls Alumni Basketball Game

 Please join us for the 2nd Annual Girls Basketball Alumni game! 

School Matters Fall 2018 SM fall 2018

Check out the Fall 2018 issue of School Matters.

Allegan County Safety Drill TODAY!!! Emergency Preparedness

Please be aware that Plainwell Community Schools’ staff members are participating in an Allegan County Safety Drill today, October 17, 2018, from 1:00-3:15 pm.

Battle of the Books BOB

Battle of the Books 2019!

2018-19 Bus Stop Schedule Bus

2018-19 School Bus Stops

2018-19 School Calendar
Summer Food Program Meet & Eat Clipart

Meet Up & Eat Up Summer Food Program--June 18 - August 24

Summer 2018 Laker Writing Camp Author in Training Image

Do you know of a student who will be in grades 4-6 next school year and loves to write?  

Boyz On The Move

Gilkey Elementary’s Boyz On the Move program finished up it’s 6-week season with an end of the season 3K around the Gilkey neighborhood and Nature Lab followed by a potluck dinner for their families.

The program is run by Chris Stevens, John Henning, Nate Smith and Andy Rayman and had  24 boys participating.

Gilkey Introduces New Pick Up Procedure

Dismissal Plan Starts Wednesday Sept. 6, 2017

Safety is a high priority here at Gilkey Elementary.  We are adding an extra layer of security in our Dismissal procedure for our students to ensure their safety.  We need to make sure that students are exiting our building and school grounds with people designated to pick up students.  

Welcome Home Gilbert!

After spending the entire school year traveling around the world and reporting back about his journeys to the students and staff at Gilkey Elementary, Gilbert the Gecko is home! He surprised unsuspecting students and staff at Gilkey during an assembly.

Earth Week At Gilkey

Gilkey Elementary finished off it’s Earth Week Celebration with another grand celebration! They began with an assembly for all students and parents where the fifth graders led the entire student body in a touching rendition of We Are the World. Afterwards, students and parents shared a picnic lunch outside and then toured the Nature Lab before heading back to class.

Celebrating Pi Day!

5th grade students at Gilkey Elementary celebrated Pi (3.14) Day with pi(e)!

Now an annual tradition, the students bring in pies to share and then feast at the end of the day.

Welcome To Gilkey Elementary

Important Schedule Change

Parent Teacher conferences originally scheduled for Friday, February 9, will now be held on Friday, February 16. As a result, Friday, February 16 will now be a half day for all three elementaries, the Middle School, and the High School. Renaissance High School will follow its regular calendar.

Parents do not need to reschedule their conferences. The times set for February 9 will carry over to February 16.