May 2019

  • May
    1

    Baseball Team Bake Sale

    Dooley Hall - Lower Commons - -
    Gonzaga clubs and teams hold bake sales in order to raise money for their groups. Bake sale are usually up and running by 7:30 am and continue until the end of 6th period lunch.  If you are contributing to a bake sale you do not need to send in homemade items, you can purchase your baked goods at any store.

    If you have any questions about the Baseball Team bake sale please contact Patty Tobin
  • Board of Trustees Meeting

    Forte Hall - Board Room - -
  • Day 1

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  • Financial Aid Documentation Deadline

    For any incoming Freshman family receiving a need-based financial aid grant from Gonzaga, please send your Federal 1040 form from the previous year to the Admissions Office by this date. If you have any questions, please call the Admissions Office at 202-336-7101
  • McKenna's Wagon

    Dooley Hall - Campus Ministry Office
    McKenna's Wagon is a mobile soup kitchen that departs daily from Martha's Table, near U Street, and serves the homeless.  A Gonzaga group goes out every Wednesday evening as part of this program. Each week, we take 3 sophomores. Click here to sign up online through the Mobileserve App (this is the only way to sign up).
  • Choral Arts Dress Rehearsal

    Sheehy Theater
  • May
    2

    Day 2

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  • May
    3

    All Library Materials Due

    Dooley Hall - Library - -
    Please return any materials that have been check out of the library by the end of the schoold day.
  • Special Schedule

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  • The Erik S. Kristensen Eye Street Klassic

    The Courses at Andrews Air Force Base, 4442 W Perimeter Rd, Joint Base Andrews, MD 20762
    Held every spring, the Eric S. Kristensen Eye Street Klassic is a golf tournament that celebrates the life of United States Navy SEAL Erik Kristensen ’90, and raises funds for a scholarship that benefits Gonzaga students from military families. The Klassic takes place at Andrews Air Force Base and is followed by an awards dinner. The twelfth annual Erik S. Kristensen Eye Street Klassic will be held on Friday, May 3, 2018.
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  • GMC Faculty Treats

    Dooley Hall - Lower Commons - -
    GMC volunteers prepare a home-cooked breakfast for the Faculty and Staff to thank them for all they do, on the first Friday of each month. 

    Please arrive by 6:15 am in the Lower Commons. Service begins at 7:00 am and everything is done and clean up by 9:00 am.
  • Ignatian Reflection & Prayer Group

    Dooley Hall - Jesuit Dining Room - -
    The Ignatian Reflection and Prayer Group consists of Gonzaga moms and female guardians who gather monthly to explore the Ignatian spirituality at the heart of their sons’ education, and reflect on how to put it into practice in their own lives.
    They seek to deepen their faith by reading and discussing relevant essays and books, participating in Masses and retreats, and participating in guided reflections combined with a variety of Ignatian forms of prayer.

    All are welcome to join the casual and welcoming group! For more information, contact GMC lead organizers Kelly Bingel or Julie Luetjen at ignatianprayer@gonzagamothers.org

  • Choral Arts Spring Concert

    Sheehy Theater
  • May
    4

    Gonzaga's Junior Senior Prom

    National Building Museum, 401 F St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
  • SAT at Gonzaga

    Ruesch Cantwell Classrooms
    Students who have signed up to take the SAT at Gonzaga should bring their picture ID and admittance tickets.  They cannot take the test without these items.  

    Students should also bring the following (none of these will be provided by the school):
    -calculator 
    -number two pencils
    -water and snacks for during breaks

    Students will be admitted beginning at 7:45AM and will not be admitted after 8:10AM.

    Parking is available in the school's underground parking garage.  Click here for directions.  
     
  • May
    6

    Day 3

    AP Exams - Library closed for AP Testing

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     to see the bell schedules.
  • May
    7

    Day 4

    AP Exams - Library closed for AP Testing

      Click here to see the bell schedules.
  • Onyx Alumni Association Meeting

    Forte Hall - Board Room - -
    The Onyx Alumni Association of Gonzaga College High School  is a division of the Gonzaga Alumni Association which is dedicated to supporting and promoting diversity at Gonzaga College High School and within its community, seeks to broaden and strengthen the connections of Alumni.  Those connection serve to support current, prospective and future minorities who are committed to successfully matriculating and graduating from Gonzaga.

    Onyx Alumni Association meetings give Gonzaga minority alumni the chance to hear up-to-the-minute information about what's going on at Gonzaga, from school club activities to sporting events, and other activities occurring within the school. Meetings begin with fellowship and dinner at 6:00 pm and at 6:30 pm the meeting is called to order. Meetings are open to all alumni of Gonzaga.
     
  • May
    8

    Choral Arts Bake Sale

    Dooley Hall - Lower Commons - -
    Gonzaga clubs and teams hold bake sales in order to raise money for their groups. Bake sale are usually up and running by 7:30 am and continue until the end of 6th period lunch.  If you are contributing to a bake sale you do not need to send in homemade items, you can purchase your baked goods at any store.

    If you have any questions about the Choral Arts bake sale please contact Jeremy Young
  • Day 5

    AP Exams - Library closed for AP Testing   

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     to see the bell schedules.
  • McKenna's Wagon

    Dooley Hall - Campus Ministry Office
    McKenna's Wagon is a mobile soup kitchen that departs daily from Martha's Table, near U Street, and serves the homeless.  A Gonzaga group goes out every Wednesday evening as part of this program. Each week, we take 3 sophomores. Click here to sign up online through the Mobileserve App (this is the only way to sign up).
  • Joint GMC & GFC Meeting

    Dooley Hall - Arrupe Commons - -
  • May
    9

    Day 6

    AP Exams - Library closed for AP Testing

      Click here to see the bell schedules.
  • Mother's Day Flowers

    Cafeteria
    In support of our neighbors at Unique Residential Center, Gonzaga students will take time in their Religion classes to share flowers and good Mothers Day wishes with Unique's female residents leading up to Mothers Day. Students are asked to bring in flowers on May 9th.  Your support is greatly appreciated in brightening the day of some of the school's neighbors.
  • Band Awards Night

    Dooley Hall - Lower Commons - -
  • College Counseling Athletic Information night

    Sheehy Theater
    The College Counseling team is organizing Gonzaga's First Annual Athletic Information night. The event will take place on Thursday, May 9 from 7pm-8:30pm in the Sheehy Theater on Gonzaga's campus.

    Come and hear about the recruitment process for athletes at all three levels. The event will also provide a question and answer period as well as a detailed handout.

    Light refreshments will be served.
  • May
    10

    Charter Day Assembly

    St. Aloysius Church
    Formal Dress
    AP Exams - Library closed for AP testing
    Local Service Ends  

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  • Music for McKenna

    McKenna Center
    Students will perform Music, Poetry, and Comedy on stage. 
    * Cover is $5, all proceeds go to McKenna Center
    * Event is 6:00pm-10:00pm in the newly renovated McKenna Center
     
    It will be a friendly environment where students will try their hand at performance for the entertainment of their friends, and for the betterment of their community through the McKenna Center.
     
    Students interested in participating, please fill out this Google Form.

    Concession donations welcome, please contact dflood@gonzaga.org to coordinate participation.
  • First Annual Gonzaga-Visitation Trivia Night and Freshman & Sophomore Mixer

    Georgetown Visitation Sheehy Dining Hall
    Gonzaga Freshmen & Sophomores…
    Please come to the First Annual Gonzaga-Visitation Trivia Night/Freshman & Sophomore Mixer
    Pizza, drinks and dessert will be served from 6:30 –7:30
     
    This event is now FREE to Gonzaga Freshmen and Sophomores. Anyone who already paid to attend the event will have their cost reimbursed by Visitation. Click here to register. A maximum of 100 students per school can register for the evening.   
     
    Parents, click here to volunteer or to donate food, drinks or prizes for the event. Thank you!
  • Evening Piano Concert

    Ruesch Hall - Flannery Music Center - -
  • May
    13

    Day 7

    AP Exams
    Library closed for AP testing
  • One Act Play Festival

    Sheehy Theater
    The eighth annual Festival of One Act Plays will be hekld May 13, 14 and 15 in the Sheehy Theater.  The festival runs for three nights, with a special encore performance of "The Best of the Fest"  on Wednesday night. For the first time, this year's festival is a competition. We have four plays this year written and directed by Ryan Vigilante and Tomas Williamson, Peter Rizzo, Daneil Roginski, and Andrew Wilkerson. 

    All performances begin at 7pm.  Attendance is free, but we ask for a small donation of a can or two of non-perishable goods to benefit the McKenna Center in place of the price of admission. 


  • May
    14

    Day 8

    End of 4th Quarter
    AP Exams
    Library closed for AP testing
  • French Club Bake Sale

    Dooley Hall - Lower Commons - -
    Gonzaga clubs and teams hold bake sales in order to raise money for their groups. Bake sale are usually up and running by 7:30 am and continue until the end of 6th period lunch.  If you are contributing to a bake sale you do not need to send in homemade items, you can purchase your baked goods at any store.

    If you have any questions about the French Club bake sale please contact Alexia Gino-Saliba.
  • One Act Play Festival

    Sheehy Theater
    The eighth annual Festival of One Act Plays will be hekld May 13, 14 and 15 in the Sheehy Theater.  The festival runs for three nights, with a special encore performance of "The Best of the Fest"  on Wednesday night. For the first time, this year's festival is a competition. We have four plays this year written and directed by Ryan Vigilante and Tomas Williamson, Peter Rizzo, Daneil Roginski, and Andrew Wilkerson. 

    All performances begin at 7pm.  Attendance is free, but we ask for a small donation of a can or two of non-perishable goods to benefit the McKenna Center in place of the price of admission. 


  • May
    15

    Financial Aid Documentation Deadline

    For any returning family receiving a need-based financial aid grant from Gonzaga, please send your Federal 1040 form from the previous year to the Admissions Office by this date. If you have any questions, please call the Admissions Office at 202-336-7101
  • Special Schedule - Review Day

    AP Exams
    Library closed for AP testing
  • One Act Play Festival

    Sheehy Theater
    The eighth annual Festival of One Act Plays will be hekld May 13, 14 and 15 in the Sheehy Theater.  The festival runs for three nights, with a special encore performance of "The Best of the Fest"  on Wednesday night. For the first time, this year's festival is a competition. We have four plays this year written and directed by Ryan Vigilante and Tomas Williamson, Peter Rizzo, Daneil Roginski, and Andrew Wilkerson. 

    All performances begin at 7pm.  Attendance is free, but we ask for a small donation of a can or two of non-perishable goods to benefit the McKenna Center in place of the price of admission. 


  • May
    16

    Special Schedule - Review Day

    AP Exams
    Library closed for AP testing
    TAPS Exam Performance
  • May
    17

    Early Dismissal Schedule - Reading Day

    AP Exams
    Library closed for AP testing
  • Lacrosse Banquet

    Carmody Center - Gym - -
  • May
    19

    Immersion Trip Commissioning Mass & Reception

    St. Aloysius Church
    There will be a commissioning mass on May 19th for all students going on a summer service trip.  Coffee and donuts will be served in the Lower Commons following Mass.
  • May
    20

    Exams

    Exams:
    8:30 AM - 10:30 AM  Modern Language
    12:30 PM - 2:30 PM  Social Studies

    Library re-opens for study
  • May
    21

    Exams

    Exams:
    8:30 AM - 10:30 AM  English
    12:30 PM - 2:30 PM  Math


  • May
    22

    Exams

    Exams:
    8:30 AM - 10:30 AM  Science
    12:30 PM - 2:30 PM  Religion
  • May
    23

    Exams

    Exams:
    8:30 AM - 10:30 AM  Classics/Electives
    12:30 PM - 2:30 PM  Fine Arts/Electives


  • May
    24

    Make-up Exams

  • May
    27

    Memorial Day

    School Closed
  • May
    29

    Faculty & Staff Meeting

    Sheehy Theater
  • GMC Faculty & Staff Summer Send-Off Luncheon

    Dooley Hall - Lower Commons - -
    Each spring the GMC sends the Gonzaga faculty and staff off in style with a casual luncheon in the Lower Commons. This themed event has become a popular tradition among members of the faculty—a great way to finish a successful school year on a high note. 
  • Gonzaga Rugby Banquet

    Carmody Center - Gym - -
    Rugby players, family and friends celebrate the season!
  • May
    31

    Class of '69 Jubilarian Reunion Weekend

    To celebrate their 50th Reunion, alumni from the Class of 1969 are invited to walk in Commencement Exercises on June 2. Their official reunion will take place during graduation weekend, Friday, May 31 to Sunday, June 2.

    Reunion Weekend Schedule:
    Friday, May 31
    5:30 PM: Tour of School
    6:30 PMPresident's Reception and Dinner. 
    Reception in the Ruesch Cantwell Rotunda followed by dinner in The Arrupe Commons. Complimentary
     
    Saturday, June 1 
    Jim Payne will host the Class of '69 for cocktails and dinner at his home.  

    Sunday, June 2 
    8:30 AM: Class of '69 Mass celebrated by Gonzaga President, Father Stephen Planning, SJ, in Our Lady's Chapel.  Mass will be followed by a light breakfast
    10:15 AM: Commencement. The Jubilarians will lead the Class of 2019 into St. Al's to begin the commencement exercises.

    Click here for more information and to register to attend all or any of the scheduled events.
  • Graduation Practice, Class Photo & Senior Send-Off Picnic

    Carmody Center - Gym - -
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