Dear Class of 2020 Parents,
We hope you are all safe and coping well with this major interruption of the regular school. Below please find a FREE resource to help navigate this uncharted waters. In addition, there is information on:
Senior Year Video
*Senior Photo Wall
*College Tuition Raffle
*List of places that have supported our class. Let's keep these places in mind and return the support!
Opportunity for Support
These are difficult times for everyone but Seniors especially have a lot of uncertainty in their lives. Please join Wellness Expert, Corinne Coppola, M.A. via Zoom on
Thursday, April 23rd at 8-9AM for a Parent Coffee titled "Parenting Through Transitions: Coping Strategies through Uncertain Times."
Corinne has worked with thousands of young people and adults teaching simple and sustainable practices in times of stress, anxiety and trauma to help them experience greater joy, calm & ease. Bishop O'Connell, Madison and McLean HS have benefited from her help! She has recommendations from FCPS Parent Resource Center and was the keynote speaker for HS and MS counselors conference 2 years ago.
She has a practice in McLean, VA and works with clients in small & large groups and 1:1 settings.
To register for this FREE workshop and receive the Zoom link, please email
Please submit pictures and/or videos of your senior for the end of year video. It can be from freshman year to now, representing their time at Marshall. Feel free to upload recent photos or videos of your time while stuck at home due to the corona virus - like it or not, it’s part of the class of 2020 senior year. We will find a way to get it to all senior families when its complete!
Please name the photo after the student(s) and the date of the photo.
College Tuition Raffle
There is still a lot we don't know about how senior year will end and whether a graduation/celebration of some kind will happen, but we do know that the Graduation prep/information dinner and the 50/50 raffles at the auction will not happen.
For those who had purchased the Five Star Statesmen package we are issuing 2 additional tickets to the college tuition raffle in place of the 4 - 50/50 raffle tickets and the admission for 2 to the Grad prep dinner listed in the package.
For those who purchased the Superstar Statesmen Senior package you will get entered 1 time into the raffle in place of admission for two to the Grad prep dinner.
Last day to buy tickets will be April 23.
A member of the GCM administration team will be picking the winner and it will be videoed and shared with you all!