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Advanced Academics Parent Information Meetings
Gunston will hold two meetings for information about AAP programs hosted by our AART, Melissa Chang.
The first is a general Q and A about advanced academic programs. The second will provide an explanation of the screening process for full-time Level IV services for students in grades 2-6
Return to School
Welcome back to Virtual Gunston. Find all the latest return to school facts, forms and messages here.
Student Health and Safety Guidance
Consistent with Governor Northam’s phased reopening plan for Virginia schools, and guidance provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) has provided guidance to staff regarding school health practices for students.
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Free Meal Program for All FCPS Students
Grab and Go service hours are 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday (excluding holidays) with both breakfast and lunch being served at the same time. Bus routes for food distribution are operating Monday through Friday beginning at 6:30 a.m. Specific information about meal distribution locations and bus distribution schedules are available.
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We Need Your Consent for Select Digital Resources
At Gunston, our teachers will use a variety of digital resources to support student learning and promote communication and collaboration with students and families. Some of the digital resources your child may use this year will require your consent before they can be used. You can find our school’s list of these resources along with the permission link here.
Parent Technology Help Desk Request Form
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.
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
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.
Social-Emotional Learning Newletter April
From the Gym at Gunston - Mr Krayer and Mr Williams
Check out these videos along with some great tips. Plenty more active ideas will be available next week on the Gunston Blackboard.