Mrs. Lori Gilchrist

Phone: (504) 304-5747


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology Master of Arts Degree in Counseling Alternate Teaching Certification 1st-8th Middle School Math Certification Art Certification

Mrs. Lori Gilchrist

Welcome to Mrs. Gilchrist's fifth grade class.  This will be her 20th year teaching in St. Bernard Parish.  Mrs. Gilchrist taught middle school math for several years before transitioning to teach elementary students.  This will be her seventh year as a Lacoste Bulldog.  Mrs. Gilchrist is a lifelong resident of St. Bernard Parish.  She is proud to be a product of the St. Bernard Parish Public School System.  She attended Sebastien Roy Elementary for K-8th grade and graduated from PGT Beauregard High School. 

Mrs. Gilchrist is looking forward to an exciting new year and can't wait to meet her new students.  She maintains a structured environment and sets high expectations for her students.  She enjoys seeing her students learn and grow throughout the school year and hopes that they will develop a foundation that will help them be successful in middle school.  In addition, Mrs. Gilchrist coaches Academic Games and assists with the BETA Club. 

Mrs. Gilchrist is married to Coach Rob Gilchrist (Meraux Elementary).  They have two sons, Ethan and Colby.  Ethan will be in 10th Grade at CHS, and Colby will be in 7th Grade at Trist.  In addition to spending time with her family, Mrs. Gilchrist loves road trips, reading, and Disney!