​​​​​2020 - 2021 Opening of School Updates 

Check this page regularly for updates:


Updated September 26, 2020 :

  • When can we see student schedules in ATLAS?
    • Student Schedules will be available for viewing in ATLAS for ALL students that are rgistered by Monday, August 10th.   Please email Marco.Diaz@fresnounfied.org (8th grade) or Anna.Alvarez@fresnounified.org (7th grade) if you have any questions.

When does school start?
The first day of school is on August 17th from 9:00 - 11:00AM online.

 How do I get to Student Orientation on August 17th?
Go to "https://portal.office.com" to log in to see your email in Microsoft Outlook.  Find invite sent from Mr. Curtis to Orientation on Microsoft Teams.

What does the first week of school look like?
Monday 17th - 9:00 - 11:00AM - Student Orientation for ALL students
Tueday 18th - 9:00 - 11:00AM - Student Orientation for ALL students
Wednsday 19th - 9:00 - 3:35 - First FULL Day of School.  Odd Day = Periods 1, 3, 5, and 7A / 7B
Thurday 20th - 9:00 - 3:35 - Even Day = Periods 2, 4, 6, and 8A / 8B
Friday 21st - 9:00 - 3:35 - Odd Day = Periods 1, 3, 5, 7A / 7B


How do students get their textbooks and supplies? 
7th Grade:
Friday 14th - 9:00AM - 12:00PM
Monday 17th - 7:00AM - 8:45AM
Monday 17th - 5:00PM - 8:00PM

8th Grade:
Friday 14th - 1:00PM - 4:00PM
Tuesday 18th - 7:00AM - 8:45AM
Tuesday 18th - 5:00PM - 8:00PM

Distribution of textbooks and supplies wil lbe done in a drive-thru format at the front of the school.  

How do students get a student laptop or internet access?
Please call 457-3400 to get a laptop or free internet hotspot.   These items can be mailed directly to your home. 

How will student access their classes each day?
Students will go to portal.office.com to access each of their clases.  They will log in using their ATLAS username and password and then click on "Teams" to accces each class at the appropriate time.  If students are having username or password issues they can call 457-3939 or call the school directly at 457-3400 or call or text the Gaston Hotline at 335-3356.


What will the month look like?
Gaston MS August Schedule.pdf - CLICK ON THIS FILE
 Gaston MS Sept Schedule ver 1.pdf- CLICK ON THIS FILE
Gaston MS Oct Schedule ver 2.pdf - CLICK ON THIS FILE

What if my child still needs to register?
Please register online at parents.fresnou.org​ TODAY

How can I get in contact with the school?
Email: GastonMS@fresnounifed.org
Office Phone: 559-457-3400
Gaston Hotline (accepts text messages and calls) 559-335-3356