Gulf Beaches Elementary Magnet School

Center for Innovation and Digital Learning

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Classroom Partnerships

  • Please consider partnering with us for continued student success. Your business/family name will be posted here for the duration of the 17-18 school year!


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  • Gulf Beaches Elementary Magnet School Families,

    In an effort to best meet the academic needs of our students, we are conducting a survey regarding the use of students' assigned devices at home. Please click on the link below to complete the brief, five question survey.

    Thank you in advance for your support!

    We have already received over 100 responses! Thank you to those families!


    Our first hurricane make-up day is Monday, October 16th. This was originally a teacher work day. However, students are expected to attend school as a make-up day for one of the days missed due to the hurricane. 

    The two additional make-up days (which were originally scheduled as Teacher Work Days) are Monday, January 8, 2018 and Monday, March 12, 2018.

    Free Lunch for All Students

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that students in Florida schools affected by Hurricane Irma will be able to enjoy free school meals provided by USDA's National School Lunch Program through October 20th. This includes students enrolled in Pinellas County Schools.

    GBEMS Annual Fish Broil

    Mark your calendars for Saturday, October 14th!

    Our annual Fish Broil will be held on campus from 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM.

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    Updating Parent Contact Information

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    17-18 School Year

    Click here to view Classroom Supply Wish Lists

    Click here to view our student uniform options



    In order for students to access the internet/internet-based apps at home, they must follow these directions:

    • Open Safari
    • Type a URL in the address bar (like or
    • Click Go
    • The Content Keeper login window will open
    • Enter student credentials (Their R2.D2 and new password) 
    • Once it processes and a successful connection is made to a website, they can access the internet and internet-based apps.

    Join FINSS!

    New this year at Gulf Beaches Elementary Magnet School is FINSS (Future Innovators’ Network for Student Skillsets)!

    As part of our school curriculum, Project Based Learning (PBL) is being infused into the classrooms. Teachers and students are working collaboratively to expand their knowledge and present it in unique ways.

    In preparation for new PBL projects on the horizon, we would like to collaborate with our families and community members to share their skills, interests and real-world experiences with our students!

    Click here to view our video and learn more!

      Important tips for navigating our site:

    • Visit our calendar for upcoming events! The link is located on the left hand side of this page in the Upcoming Events block.
    • Scroll down the page to see our Announcements, Spotlight, and Mission tabs! They contain very important information.
    • Don't see what you are looking for? Still have questions? Please click on the "Contact" button at the top of this page to send an e-mail to Mrs. Piland. She will address your request as soon as possible.


  • Bullying/Harassment

    Parents and Students,

    If you have any concerns about bullying and/or harrassment, you can report an issue at anytime by going to

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  • School Financial Report

    The Annual School Financial Report has been posted to the district website. Florida Statutes require each school to distribute this report to their parents as soon as possible.

    Visit to view the reports.

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  •  *Safety Concern: Our campus is not open to students until 8:05 am, unless your child attends a pre-approved morning club or meeting. The YMCA is available, on-site, at a cost. Students are not to be dropped off for school in the front parking lot. Students who arrive after 8:35 am must be walked into the front office by an adult and signed in.

    *In order to preserve student learning time, breakfast will not be served after 8:25 am. Students are expected to be present in classes no later than 8:35 am.

    *Traffic Reminders:
    Corey Causeway Bridge Opening Schedule:
    8 am. to 7 pm. On the hour and at every 20 minutes past the hour
    Please adhere to all posted speed and STOP signs especially at peak arrival and dismissal times.

    *The GBEMS School Advisory Council has created a Magnet Agreement. This agreement is signed by all students and families each school year and the specified terms will be upheld. Please visit the SAC page for more information and to view the forms.

    *Gulf Beaches Elementary Magnet School Car Magnets are on sale through the PTA in the Front Office. They are $3.00 each and look exactly like the circular logo at the top of this page. If you are interested in purchasing one, please visit the office. Please pay using cash and exact change only as we cannot make change. Thank you.

    *Please send in Box Tops, Campbell's Soup Labels and Coke Rewards with your students as you collect them. These are a great way for us to earn money for our school!

Our Mission

  • The mission of Gulf Beaches Elementary Magnet School is to educate and prepare each student for college, career, and life.