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Summer Reading Gunston-Style/Updated!
Join us this summer for a chance to see surprise guest, enjoy books, special treats and some celebration! Coming to a neighborhood near you! See latest visit times.
*NEW* Reading Scavenger Hunt!! Send us your pictures!! And check out the Public Library Programs too.
New School-Based Vaccination Clinics; Register Today
Free vaccination clinics for adolescents 12 years of age and older will be held from 2 – 7 p.m. on Friday, August 4 at Herndon Elementary; Thursday, August 5 at Justice High; and Friday, August 6 at Liberty Middle.
Fall 2021 School Supply Lists
School supplies are up-to-date for Fall 2021 if you want to grab a jumpstart on gathering them this summer.
Required School Immunization Appointments Available
Documentation of immunization is required for students entering kindergarten, 7th grade, 12th grade, and for new students transferring into FCPS. Now is the time to schedule a free appointment through the Fairfax County Health Department for your child's immunizations.
No-Cost Summer Meals for Students
No cost summer meals for students available June 28 to August 5 at ten school sites and on 40 bus routes.
Virtual Mental Wellness Consultation
Any Fairfax County parent may schedule a 45-minute Virtual Mental Wellness Consultation this summer from June 28 through August 6. The consultation can take place by phone or video conferencing with a school psychologist or school social worker to get the support needed to help your child. There is no cost for this service.
Come Back for 5 Days
Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) is reaching out to parents, encouraging them to send their children back to in-person learning this fall. Take a look at images on banners, yard signs, and social media that highlight exceptional programs available to students as FCPS returns strong.
Upcoming Events at Gunston Elementary School
Mental Health Resources: 24/7 Emergency Numbers
CrisisLink Regional Hotline
Dominion Hospital Emergency
Mobile Crisis Unit
Gunston Elementary School Features
Hour of Code 2020
Classes from the desk of the Parent Liaison
One option is the highly anticipated African Heritage Early Literacy Program, an eight-week program designed to promote parent education and engagement in a child’s life.
The second is HIPPY, Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters, one hour a week Oct - May.
Information in English, Spanish and Arabic.