The Gretna Public Schools will host a Preschool Open House Night from 5 to 7 p.m. on Jan 26. Gretna, Palisades, Thomas and Whitetail Creek Elementaries have preschool classrooms. Families are invited to take a tour, learn about the curriculum and meet the teachers. The district will soon be accepting applications for the 2016-17 school year. Children who will be 4 by July 31 are eligible to attend.