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2013-2014 Awards & Honors
Gunston Staff Accomplishments
Virginia Association of Science Teacher Conference
Sixth Grade Teacher Ms. Luzdary Chamorro co-presented at the Virginia Association of Science Teacher Conference in November. The title of the presentation was Tree Study: Catalyst for Stewardship, i-Tree and Earth and was about the tree work that her classes are doing. Her classes were also featured in an APS Green Scene Video.
ACS Science Coaches
Ms. Luzdary Chamorro was accepted into the ACS Science Coaches program for the 2013-14 school year. She will be partnering with a chemist for the rest of the year and Gunston will receive a $500 grant to support the partnership.
Latino-Youth Leadership Conference
Three Gunston teachers presented at the Latino-Youth Leadership Conference on Nov. 22.on the following career topics at the conference: Ms. Ruth Valverde - Education, Mr. Felix Herrera - Military Careers and Ms. Vanessa Zuniga - Counseling, Social Work, & Psychology. Ms. Juanita Gibbons chaperoned the 17 GMS HILT students who attended and Ms. Marlene Cordero served on the planning committee for the conference. Check out the article about the conference in the Washington Post, Latino Students in Arlington Explore Careers.
Congratulations to Ms. Nadia Robles, 8th Grade Science Teacher who is now a National Board Certified teacher.
National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Annual Convention
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