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BETH PELHAM - PRINCIPAL

Welcome to Gilbert Elementary School!  A journey of a thousand miles begins with one single step.  It is our mission to provide all students with meaningful and engaging learning experiences in a safe and nurturing environment, in order to create lifelong successful learners.  Whether our students are in the traditional classroom setting or the great outdoors, they experience exciting learning opportunities every single day.

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Gilbert Elementary School has been given an amazing opportunity by the Whole Kids Foundations Bee Cause Project and the Savannah Bee Company to host an observation honey bee hive in our building!  The Bee Cause Project has currently provided hives for 330 schools in 50 states and 4 countries around the world. Our hive has been installed in our hydroponics lab, so that it is an easily accessible teaching resource for all classes to enjoy.  The hive design has proven to be structurally safe.  Designed and developed by the Savannah Bee Company, the hive is securely anchored to the building and bees cannot enter the lab from the hive; they only have access to the outdoors via a tube through the wall.


Given the massive population decline of major crop pollinators in recent decades, a greater scientific understanding of the role of pollinators and their health is urgently needed. The hive is a resource for the whole community to experientially, but safely, learn about pollinators’ important contributions to our local ecosystem, agriculture, and economy. The honey bee hive will highlight our school’s commitment to preparing students to understand and address global sustainability issues, as well as a teaching tool for insects, life cycles, and pollinators.  

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 PowerSchool Mobile App

The PowerSchool Mobile App gives parents and students instant access to information they need to stay up-to-date on student grades, performance, and attendance.

  • Receive real-time push notifications with updates about scores and attendance.
  • Receive email notifications for assignments, teacher comments, daily bulletins, schedules, and fee transactions.
  • Access all of your children in one portal
  • View grades, assignments, attendance, GPA, and more
  • View announcements from schools
  • Designed for iPhones/iOS, tablets, and Google/Android devices

Click here to download the PowerSchool app for Apple.

Click below to download the PowerSchool Mobile app on Google Play.

 

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