Gunston Gazette - February 2, 2024

        Kristen Rucinski - Principal                Ebony Opie - Assistant Principal

Gunston Gazette

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Looking Ahead

  • Feb 19th Presidents' Day no school for students and staff


Black History Month


Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing their central role in U.S. history. 

2024-25 Kindergarten and New Student Registration

Kindergarten Registration for the 2024-2025 school year is open! FCPS is conducting its annual Survey of Preschool Children. The survey will be sent home to all families and can also be found here. If you have a child eligible for Kindergarten this August (rising Kindergarten students need to be 5 years old before September 30, 2024), please complete the form and return it to our office by March 29th.  If you have no need for the form, please check with your neighbors who may have children eligible for kindergarten and share this form with them.

Information pertaining to registration, including eligibility and forms is outlined on our student registration page on our school website  

All registrations are done by appointment only. Appointments are open now and continue throughout the summer.  Questions? Please contact our registrar, Alma Catin, 703-541-3600,


Gunston Science Fair

Start Planning Your Projects Now!

Thursday, February 29th 

Science Fair packets/guidelines are coming home in Thursday folders!

yearbook cover

Yearbook Cover Contest

Would you like your artwork featured on Gunston's             2023-2024 yearbook?

Entries are due by February 23rd

Submission requirements, suggestions and tips are included on the GREEN flyer sent home in backpacks.

Send questions to:

book drive

Be Informed, Stay Involved!