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Report Cards Thursday, April 12.....Awards Assembly Friday, April 13 - 3rd at 8:15, 4th at 2:15.....Spring Pictures Tuesday, April 17..... Summer Reading Book - Fair Week of April 23....3rd Field Day Monday, April 23...4th Field Day Tuesday, April 24........Developing the Potential of Every Student, Every Day...


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1st- 3rd Grade Field Trip

If you a planning to attend the field trip with your student, please send me an email by Friday, April 20th. We have to stay compliant with the group max. You will also be responsible for sending $9.50 for your admission fee to school with your student. I have to pre-pay for our tickets. Thank you!

1st- 3rd Grade Field Trip

The First through Third grade GT students are planning a field trip to MainStay Farms in Cleburne on Friday, April 27th. We will be leaving school no later than 8:15 and we are planning to return to school around 2:30. Please make sure your child arrives at school on time that day. Please fill out the bottom portion of this form and return it to school by Friday, April 20th. Your child will need a sack lunch for the trip. We are talking about soilless farming education in GT and we will be comparing and contrasting soilless farming with the soil farming we observe at MainStay Farms. We will also get to let loose and have a little fun with all of the activities they offer. Please see attached permission slip. The slip was sent home yesterday.

Perot Museum Parent Information

Perot Museum
2201 N. Field Street
Dallas, TX 75201
Students will be dropped off at the Field Street bus ramp. Chaperones will meet the class at the base of the Musical Stairs on the lower level of the Museum.
You may purchase tickets at the Box Office on the field trip day and we will receive the school group rate of $6. No additional discounts will be applied to this ticket.
* Due to space limitations, extra chaperones will not be able to attend classroom programs or lab programs.
You will want to park in Lot B. Lot A is Special Permit accessible and Lot C is Bus/Overflow parking.

Field Trip Agenda

Field Trip Agenda

7:15- Leave Gilbert and head to Perot Museum

9:30- Arrive and unload buses

10:00- 5th Grade Faces of the Earth Lab

4th and 6th Grade tour the Museum

11:00- 4th Grade Air & Weather Lab

5th and 6th Grade Tour the Museum

12:00- 6th Grade ABC’s of Chemistry Lab

4th and 5th Grade Tour the Museum

12:45-1:00- Restroom


3:10 Return to School

4th-6th Grade Field Trip Reminder



When:  Wednesday, March 28th

Where: Perot Museum

Depart: 7:15am   Return: 3:10pm

We will depart from Gilbert Intermediate at 7:15. I will be there by 7:00am. We will return to your regular campus by dismissal time. Do not forget your lunch. If you signed up for one from the school, we will have it.  If you have any questions or concerns please email me emily.coffee@sville.us. I will have a sign out sheet for students who return home with parents. Please wear a navy shirt if you have one.

If you would like to be a group leader, please email me and let me know.

Thank you!

Mrs. Coffee

1st-3rd GT Field Trip

We have a wonderful opportunity to attend MainStay Farms in Cleburne. We are tentatively scheduled to go April 27th. More information coming soon!

4th - 6th GT Field Trip

Perot Museum

4th-6th Grade GT Field Trip

Wednesday, March 28th

Please meet the buses at Gilbert Intermediate 950 N. Dale at 7:15 am. If you have a conflict with your child being dropped off at Gilbert Intermediate, please let me know.  We will return to school by the regular dismissal time. Hook students will be dropped at Hook when we return. Your child will need to bring a sack lunch or sign up for a school provided lunch.

You are more than welcome to meet us at the museum and I will have a sign out sheet if you and your child would like to stay longer and explore. I have attached the link that provides pricing and parking information if you choose to join us.


_____My child_________________________ has my permission to attend the GT field trip to Perot Museum in Dallas.

______My child_________________________ does not have my permission to attend the GT field trip to Perot Museum in Dallas.

______My child  will need a school provided sack lunch.

______I plan on signing my child out at the museum.

Please return the permission slip by Thursday March 22nd.

Gilbert News

Many 6th graders are at Camp Grady Spruce learning outdoors. Tuesday 5th grade had a paper chain challenge. They worked in teams of 4. They will complete the STEM CHALLENGE on Thursday with follow up questions. Be sure to ask your student their strategy to get the longest chain.

Hook Parents

Today we worked on properly introducing ourselves and interviewing Staff members for our Hook News. Please ask your child to show you what they learned. We will be using the green screen to film our News Production on Monday.

GT Testing

We are beginning the Spring GT testing window. We had numerous referrals this time. Please be patient with me as I begin this screening process. We will begin screenings at the end of February after all of the paperwork is filed.