The mission of Giberson Elementary School is to educate our children to become responsible, lifelong, literate learners and productive, caring citizens.
Picture Day! October 1st - Smile & Say Cheese!
National Walk to School Day: October 9th - Join the Wildcat team and walk or bike to school, the class with the most participation will win a prize! Plus, it is a healthy choice and promotes healthy kids!
Follow Up on Recent Events:
* Thank you to the Ronald McDonald Organization for providing a positive and fun presentation to all students about empathy, being kind, and how to help each other in positive ways!
*Thank you to all the parents who participated in the first PTO meeting. We look forward to increased parent involvement and implementing many of the ideas we brainstormed in the initial meeting. Please invite any parent interested to the next meeting on October 15th. Thank you for volunteering in our school!
*Thank you for joining us for the Million Father March on Tuesday, September 10th. We had a great turn out with approximately 39 positive male role models to include fathers, grandfathers, uncles, and step-fathers. Thank you for being a positive part of your child's life and thank you for those of you expressing interest in volunteering at the school.
*Afterschool Tutoring: Started and will be held every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Dinner program will also be provided for all students that stay for tutoring.
*Fun & Fit Wildcat Club: Started for 3rd, 4th, & 5th graders and will be held every Tuesday & Thursday after school in the gym.
*Child Care Options:
Deerfield Hills Community Center provides Giberson Elementary students afterschool childcare. Please contact them directly for more information.
Sign Up for Infinite Campus - Receive Text Messages on Closures, Delays & Emergencies!
Don't forget to get your parent portal ID for Infinite Campus (IC)/Parent Portal when you visit your child's school. In IC you can view your child's attendance, schedule, grades (participating schools) and more. Once you have your parent portal ID please follow the below instructions when logging in for the first time.
New for this school year the district will use IC to send out text message alerts for closures, delays and emergencies. Please verify in IC, using your parent portal login that your mobile number is correct. If your number has changed, please see your school's registrar to update your mobile number.
A test message will be sent on August 20 - to be rescheduled this month.
To Opt-Out of text message alerts for closures, delays and emergencies:
- Log in to IC/Parent Portal: https://campus.hsd2.org/campus/portal/harrison.jsp
- Click on Contact Preferences
- Uncheck the Text (SMS) checkbox on the telephone number that you wish to remove
- Click Save
Prefer to go mobile with IC? Download the Infinite Campus app. The district ID is XWFDFL.
Don't forget to...
- Get your parent portal ID from your school
- Don't see any personal information once you are logged in? Contact your school to update your info.
Questions regarding text messages? Email us.
You will be charged the standard text messaging fee charged by your wireless carrier for each message you send or receive, in accordance with the terms of your cellular subscription plan. Message and data rates may apply, depending on your individual wireless pricing plan, in accordance with your wireless customer agreement. You are responsible for all applicable taxes.