Gilbert News & Events

New members inducted into National Honor Society

Gilbert inducted seven new members into its chapter of The National Honor Society on May 23 at the school’s library. In the audience at the event were the family and friends of the inductees. Click here to read more

A night of spectacular jazz

The Gilbert School Jazz Ensemble held its 2019 concert on Tuesday, May 21 at the school’s auditorium. Click here to read more

Gilbert Trust Awards $140,000 in Scholarships

For 100 years, the W.L. Gilbert Trust Corporation has been giving out scholarships to students and graduates. This year’s scholarship ceremony was held on May 20 and included a reception with students, alumni, friends and family all in attendance. Click here for more

Students Learn About Dangers of Drunk and Distracted Driving

Gilbert School students learned first hand about the dangers of drunk and distracted driving at a mock car crash set up in the school’s parking lot on May 17.
The mock car crash was set up by the Winchester Police Department, Winsted Fire Department, Winsted Volunteer ambulance and the Montano-Shea Funeral Home. Click here to read more

Students Learn About Tort Law at Museum

On May 16, 28 students from Wendy Sultaire’s Introduction to Law and American Studies class visited The American Museum of Tort Law, located at 654 Main Street. 
The students were given a tour of the museum, which opened in 2015, by Executive Director Rick Newman. Click here to read full story

Mock car crash May 17

Dear Parents and Guardians,

On Friday, May 17, 2019 The Winchester Police Department in coordination with The Winsted Fire Department, The Winsted Volunteer Ambulance, and The Gilbert School, will be hosting a mock car crash. This event is occurring before the prom and graduation. Click here to read more 

Spring Concert Celebrates Students and Seniors

One hour before The Gilbert School’s Spring Concert on Tuesday, May 14, Choir Director Adam Atkins made sure that his students practiced as if they were performing at Carnegie Hall, performing each song over and over again until they got each and every note right for the four songs they were performing that night. Click here to see full story

Superintendent's Award Recipients

The annual Litchfield County Superintendent's Awards Program was held on Thursday, March 14 at Chatterley's Banquet Hall.  Students were recognized for academic prowess and excellence in leadership and service to their school and community.

The Gilbert School award recipients were:

Grade 8 -  Makayla D. and Nolan A.

Seniors - Abby C. and Augustus P.


Congratulations to these exceptional students.

Project Graduation Campaign 2019

The Gilbert School Class of 2019 
Project Graduation

Dear Friends and Business Owners: 

We would like to provide our graduates with a safe, alcohol and drug-free party to celebrate all of their accomplishments and friendships at graduation. Project Gradation is such a memorable event and one that our graduates look forward to every year. Click here to see full letter.

Valedictorian and Salutatorian Announced

Dr. Anthony Serio, Head of School/Superintendent has announced the Valedictorian and Salutatorian for the Class of 2019.  The Gilbert School is proud of the academic achievements of Augustus Pac who has earned the distinction of Valedictorian and Ashley Tran who has earned the distinction of Salutatorian. Congratulations!

Dr. Serio poses with the 2019 Valedictorian and Salutatorian