2021-22 Back-to-School Guide

We are excited to welcome students and faculty to campus for the 2021-22 academic year. International students and student leaders will be welcomed back starting Tuesday, September 7. Boarding students begin arriving Wednesday, September 8. Classes begin Monday, September 13. As you prepare for the new school year, we hope you will find this Back-to-School Guide a useful resource. We will be adding updates throughout the summer, so please check back for additional details as we look forward to the start our 172nd year as a school together. Go Gunn!

Health & Safety

Watch for updates about our Health & Safety protocols for the Fall Term.

Magnus Health Forms

All assigned health requirements and forms for the 2021-22 school year are due by July 1, 2021.


Students start returning September 7. 
Classes begin on September 13.

Student Handbook

Watch for the 2021-22 edition - coming in August!

Student Debit Accounts

Every student has a debit account in the School Store. Funds can be added prior to the start of the school year.

Order Textbooks Online

The Frederick Gunn School Bookstore opens August 2.

International Students

If you have questions as you prepare to return to campus, please email us at  intsupport@frederickgunn.org.

Summer Checklist

Prior to September, please be sure that all required forms have been submitted to each department below.

Dean of Students

  • Registration forms (Authorization to Publish, Emergency Contacts, Additional Student/Family Information, Parent/Guardian Information, Release of Student Information, School Store Debit Account) submitted through HighlanderNation
  • Completed Student Life Survey (for new students) or Housing & Advising Survey (returning students) available from the Dean of Students Office


Health Center

Business Office


  • Please send a current school portrait scan (or hardcopy) of your child to Jamie Zambero (zamberoj@frederickgunn.org) for inclusion in the Student Handbook. Pictures must be received by August 1. Please do not send cropped pictures as the quality of edited photos does not reprint well in the handbook.

Official Dress Code 2021-22

First page of the PDF file: OfficialDressCode2021-2022

Necessities 2021-22

First page of the PDF file: Necessities21-22
First page of the PDF file: AcademicDailyCalendarFall2021

Key Contacts 2021-22

First page of the PDF file: KeyContacts_2021-221


Who to contact with questions:

Dean of Students Office:
Ashley LeBlanc, Dean of Students, dos@frederickgunn.org
Cassie Ruscz, Director of Residential Life, dos@frederickgunn.org
Lauren Lord, Assistant Dean of Students, dos@frederickgunn.org

Health Center:
Emily Morgante, R.N., Interim Director of Nursing,  healthdept@frederickgunn.org

Business Office/Student Accounts:
Amber Noe, Director of Student Accounts, noea@frederickgunn.org

Academics Office:
Jessica Rainville, Registrar, rainvillej@frederickgunn.org

School Store:
Deborah Doody, School Store Manager, doodyd@frederickgunn.org

BJ Daniels, Director of Technology, danielsb@frederickgunn.org


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Technology Corner

Have questions about technology? View these resources or contact BJ Daniels, Director of Technology, danielsb@frederickgunn.org



Recent Communications to Frederick Gunn Community

Parent Orientation Webinar Recording and Key Contact List: August 31, 2021 - sent to all parents and faculty

Back to School Updates (2021-22): August 20, 2021 - sent to all students, parents and faculty

Accessing Your Course List on Highlander Nation: August 16, 2021 - sent to all students and parents

New Wifi System on Campus: August 9, 2021 - sent to all students and parents

Online textbook ordering: July 30, 2021- sent to all students, parents and faculty

2021-22 School Year Information and Forms: July 29, 2021 - sent to all students and parents

A message from the Dean of Students: July 2, 2021 - sent to returning parents and students

A message from the Dean of Students: July 1, 2021 - sent to new parents and students

Summer Reading: June 17, 2021 - sent to all students

Course Registration Information - FGS Music Program: May 25, 2021 - sent to all parents

An Introduction to Magnus Health: May 19, 2021 - sent to all parents

Important Registration Information: May 6, 2021 - sent to all new parents

Welcome to The Frederick Gunn School: May 5, 2021 -sent to all families

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