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Teacher Appreciation Week May 3-7
May 3-7 is Teacher Appreciation Week at Gunston. We are excited to celebrate our teachers and staff! They spend countless hours working hard for our students make sure to let them know you appreciate their hard work!
Time to Start Your Science Projects for STEM Night 2021
Put May 19 for grades K-2 and May 20 for grades 3-6 on your calendars for our virtual Gunston Science Fair 2021! Students should complete interest sign up form with project idea, review all the guidelines and requirements and then post their amazing projects on a Flipgrid for sharing purposes. We can't wait for the fun to begin.
Kindergarten Parent Orientation is May 11
At 7pm on May 11 Gunston will hold a virtual parent orientation for kindergarten parents.
Kindergarten and New Student Registration Information and Sign Up
Welcome to Gunston!
Start off your registration process right here. Sign up to meet with registrar and get all the information you need.
Parent Technology Help Desk
To support families who are working with their children during distance learning, Fairfax County Public Schools now has a Parent Technology Help Desk. The number is 1-833-921-3277 (833-921-FCPS). It will be answered by staff 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., seven days a week. If the help desk is unable to solve the issue on the phone with the parent or guardian, they will enter a ticket on the parent’s behalf and the request for help will be transferred to the appropriate FCPS team.
COVID-19 Vaccination Appointment Scheduling
People 16 years and older may schedule an appointment to receive one of the three available free COVID-19 vaccines at Fairfax County Health Department clinics, the Tysons Community Vaccination Center, or the George Mason University. A parent or other adult (18 years and over) must physically accompany a minor at the COVID-19 vaccine appointment.
No-Cost Meals for All FCPS Students through June 30, 2021
Grab and Go meal sites are open 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday (excluding holidays). Meal Kits sites distribute each Monday from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., or until supplies are exhausted. Buses distributing meals are operating Monday through Friday. Meals will be available at no-cost Monday-Friday at all schools with in-person instruction. Specific information about meal distribution locations and bus distribution schedules are available.
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.