Back to Gunston Road Alumni Weekend 2022
Join us as we return to the Nest for a trip down Gunston Road! The weekend will be full of events and activities for the entire family, all ages and all class years. Relax and connect with classmates and so much more! We’ve planned a weekend full of fun activities for the entire family. You can choose your own itinerary based on your interests. We look forward to seeing you back on Gunston Road.
WHO: Alumni, Faculty, Friends & Family
 
Registration is now Open! Click here
 
Highlights include:
  • GREEN & WHITE challenges
  • GUNSTON WATERSHED experiences
  • A TASTE of the EASTERN SHORE
  • SQUAWK BOX where kids can play and create
  • TOUR the campus and hear about future plans
  • DINNER PARTY and TOASTS for specific reunion classes
Middleton House

Weekend Check-in at Middleton House

Friday, September 30: 12noon -5:00 p.m.    
Saturday, October 1:  9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Check in and pick up your itinerary and swag bag from Middleton. Find your name on our list of alumni donors and see recent Alumni news. 

 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

 

Friday, September 30

                  HIGHLIGHTS                    
(sign-up required)

International Alumni Video Call
9/30: 9:00-10:30 a.m. 
An opportunity for International Alumni to gather in a virtual setting. Video call link will be provided following event registration. Share personal and professional life updates, reminisce on times at Gunston, and learn about the future of the school from John Lewis and Christie Grabis. 

Future Heron Info Session, Middleton
09/30: 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Live locally and have a school-aged family member or friend? Come learn about the admissions process at Gunston and the reasons to send your student to Gunston, right from our Admissions Team, David Henry, Director of Admission & Financial Aid, and Trish Rudolfs, Admissions Assistant & Parent  Relations.  

Green vs. White Soccer Scrimmage
Soccer Field
09/30: 2:30-3:15 p.m.
Dust off your cleats and join fellow Green and White team members for our first G&W challenge of the weekend.  Teams will be coached by Gunston faculty, Mr. Juan Angarita and Mr. Tony D'Antonio.  

Alumni Reception and Cookout,  Waterfront 
09/30: 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Please join us for a reception and cookout to celebrate Alumni Weekend followed by remarks from Mr. John Lewis to include special acknowledgements for reunion classes. 

              ALL DAY ACTIVITIES         
(no sign-up required)

Weekend Check-in, Middleton 
9/30: 12noon -5:00 p.m.    
Check-in and pick up your itinerary and swag bag from Middleton. Find your name on our list of alumni donors and see recent Alumni news. 

Campus Tours, Middleton
09/30: 12noon-5:00 p.m.
Tour campus to see all the changes that have been made over the years and what we have in store for the future. 

Yearbooks and Photos, Duffey Room
09/30: 12noon-5:00 p.m.
Stop by the Duffey Room sometime during the weekend to revisit yearbooks, see archived photos, and reminisce on good times at Gunston. 

School Store, Atrium Patio
09/30: 12noon-5:00 p.m.
Stock up on Gunston apparel and accessories! 

Green vs. White Soccer Scrimmage & Tailgate
Soccer Field
09/30: 2:30-3:15 p.m.
Enjoy a soccer scrimmage and tailgate while rooting for your favorite team. Teams will be coached by Gunston faculty. 

Waterfont Friends and Family Photos, Molly Dock
09/30: 3:00-4:30 p.m.
Bring your family, friends, and classmates to the waterfront for photos to remember the weekend! A photographer will be available to take the photos and send them to you when the weekend is over. 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1

                  HIGHLIGHTS                    
(sign-up required)

Heron Hustle 5K/1M Fun Run, Oval
10/01: 8:00-9:00 a.m.
Lace up your running shoes and hit the pavement to raise funds for the Heron Annual Fund.  The Heron Hustle 5K/1 Mile Fun Run will take place on Gunston's waterfront campus. Cost to participate is $25 for students, faculty/staff, and alumni. Registration includes a t-shirt. 

Community Vendor & Craft Show 
10/01: 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
For our crafty and entrepreneurial Gunston community, here’s a chance to set up shop and show your fellow alumni what you make and sell. 

If you'd like to set up shop at this year's Alumni Weekend, please contact Caitlyn Creasy, Alumni Coordinator at ccreasy@gunston.org.

Squawk Box
10/01: 10:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
For kids 12 and under, the Squawk Box is the place to be! There will be games, crafts, snacks, and more to keep your children entertained, while you enjoy your time on campus. Children do not have to arrive right when it opens or stay the entire time to be able to participate. 

Alumni, Friends, and Family Fair 
10/01: 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Enjoy food trucks, petting zoo, lawn games, and more! Stick around for the rocket launch and announcement of the first Alumni Green and White Winner at 2:00. 

Choose Your Own Adventure
Choose from a variety of activities that will be happening Saturday. Some activities are offered more than once to allow for flexibility. 

  • Hour of Wisdom with Mr. Kaylor
    9:30-10:30 a.m.  
  • Nerd Squad: Alumni Trivia Contest with Mr. Lewis
    9:30-10:30 a.m. 
  • Green and White Day Events
    Sign up to compete for your team in a series of Green and White events! Spots are limited for these activities, and those spots will be filled on a first come, first serve basis. 
    • 9:30-9:45 a.m. Chopsticks 
    • 10:00-11:00 a.m. Pickleball
    • 11:15-11:45 a.m. Relays 
    • 12:00-12:45 p.m. Outdoor Volleyball
    • 12:45-1:30 p.m. Soccer 
    • 1:45 p.m. Pie Eating
  • Gunston Tree Painting 
    10:15-11:00 a.m.
  • Boat Rides on the Corsica
    10:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m.
  • Make it and Take it Oyster Shells with Dr. Asprion 
    11:15-11:45 a.m.
  • Mocktail Mixology with Mrs. Grantham
    Take a trip back to Chemistry class, but with an adult spin! Learn to mix delicious mocktails and even leave with a fun souvenir!  11:45-12:45 p.m.
  • Rock-et with Dr. Wilson 
    12:45-1:45 p.m., Launch @ 2:00 p.m. 

Heron Happy Hour, O’Shucks
10/01: 3:00 p.m.
After a long day on campus, come celebrate and unwind at O’Shucks, a Gunston parent owned and operated restaurant in downtown Centreville. Show your Alumni Weekend name badge and enjoy a Gunston Crush on us! 

              ALL DAY ACTIVITIES         
(no sign-up required)

Weekend Check-in, Middleton 
10/01: 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Campus Tours, Middleton
10/01: 9:00-11:00 a.m.

Yearbooks and Photos,Duffey Room
10/01: 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

School Store, Atrium Patio
10/02: 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Yearbooks and Photos, location tbd 
10/02: 9:00-10:00 a.m.

Petting Zoo
10/01 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Children of all ages come out and enjoy some time with our furry friends.  

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2

                  HIGHLIGHTS                    
(sign-up required)

Bay Brunch, Atrium 
10/2: 9:00-10:00 a.m.
Stop by the Atrium on Sunday morning for a bite to eat before heading home from a fun-filled weekend.  Brunch provided by Gunston Alum, Emily's Produce.  

              ALL DAY ACTIVITIES         
(no sign-up required)

School Store, Atrium Patio
10/03: 9:00-10:00 a.m.

Yearbooks and Photos, location tbd 
10/03: 9:00-10:00 a.m.