Month: September 2016

Gunston Clubs

Gunston offers many after-school clubs and activities! Check out club descriptions and meeting times here!

APS Go! Survey Open Now

“APS Go!” is a community-wide, school-driven process that raises awareness and provides incentives, information and encouragement related to walking, biking, transit, car/vanpooling and school busing.APS Go! wants parent feedback on transportation modes. The information collected as part of the survey will be used to update and measure progress on the APS Go! comprehensive, long-term Transportation […]

Gunston Experiences the Book Fair

From December 4-11, 2015, the Gunston book fair was in full swing. Everyone in the school could participate in it by buying many cool books. Ms. Shanker the school librarian gave us her thoughts on the book fair by saying “We are excited to have Diary of a Wimpy Kid Old School, Sunnyside Up and […]

The Montessori Celebration of Light

Scheduled to be on December 18th, the celebration of light is an event that is celebrated every year in the Montessori community. It will take place in G47B, Mrs. Hambleton’s TA. Afterwards, there will be a potluck lunch and a Mummers play. A Mummers play is a type of English play that celebrates winter. In […]

Immersion vs. Nonimmersion

The immersion program is a program where you learn subjects in Spanish This program is in its 19th year at Gunston. The Stinger staff wanted to explore the pros and cons of Immersion. First, Mr Gilmore has taught 6th grade social studies for the Immersion Program for the past 71/2 years. All in all, he […]

April Henry Visits Gunston

On December 10th April Henry, winner of the Agatha Award for Best First Novel and author of various books like The Body in the Woods, visited Gunston. She signed books and answered questions in Theater Two. Ms. Shanker got a call from Scholastic asking if she wanted to have an author visit at Gunston. “Scholastic […]

Soapbox Cars!

Soapboxes have started! Mr. Kolody and Mr. Steve have started soapbox construction with the end products set to race against each other in a soapbox derby! Last year, the kids in the Soapbox Club got to design and create their own Soapbox. Mr. Kolody reported, “We gave each kid an opportunity to build, design, and […]

Great Gunston Teachers

The Gunston Stinger sent out a crack team of reporters to interview some teachers, who have many years experience at Gunston. Ms. Woodbury revealed many interesting details of her autobiography. Here are a few highlights: “I became a teacher from a long line of teachers; and originally, in college I was going to be a […]

Track and Field

A recap of the season. (More.)