September 2019

  • Sep
    2

    Labor Day

    No Classes
  • Sep
    3

    Day 7

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  • Eagle for a Day Visit Calendar Opens for Registration

    Attention all 8th-graders and their parents: Beginning today, September 3, you can now create an account with Gonzaga's Admissions System. Through this account, you'll be able to schedule an Eagle for a Day visit, start your application, and request a viewbook.
  • Fall Varsity Crew Tryouts

    Anacostia Community Boathouse
    Fall Varsity Crew tryouts will begin Tuesday, September 3, at 3:15 pm at the Anacostia Community Boathouse.  A bus will be running as usual after school.

    Please bring rowing gear, running shoes and water bottle.  All athletes in the classes of 2020, 2021 and 2022 who are interested are welcome.  There will be a short meeting before practice, but anticipate everyone rowing from the very first day.

    Contact Head Coach Andy Bacas at abacas@gonzaga.org or 415-596-7936 with any questions.
  • DC Classic Meeting

    Dooley Hall - Arrupe Commons - -
    ​The initial DC Classic Organizational Meeting and New Father Welcome will begin at 7:00pm in the Arrupe Commons.  
  • Sep
    4

    Day 8

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  • Fencing 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 Fencing Club bake sale please contact Mr. Carl Cardozo
  • Sep
    5

    Day 1

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  • Hockey Information Meeting for Students

    Cantwell Hall - Cleary Lecture Hall - Room 222 - -
    There will be a Hockey tryout meeting on THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 5th at 7:15 AM in Cleary Lecture Hall. All players/students interested in trying out for hockey should attend this meeting. Coach Gerdano will be going over information regarding the upcoming season, Captain Skates, and after school workouts.  The first Captain Skate will be held Friday, September 6th from 4:15-5:35 PM at Ft. Dupont Ice Arena.  Drills and scrimmages will be led by the V1 Captains. Bus transportation will be provided to and from the rink.  Players or students should contact Coach Gerdano if they have any questions.
  • Back-to-School Night

    Ruesch Cantwell Classrooms
    Back-to-school night in the fall offers new and returning parents alike the opportunity to meet their sons' teachers and to experience firsthand the environment and objectives of the classroom. 

    -First period begins at 6:45pm. There is no program before 1st period. Please be in your son’s first period class at the bell.
    -Refreshments will be served beginning at 6:15pm in the Cafeteria and will be available during your son’s “lunch” and/or “free” periods.
    -​A copy of your son’s schedule can be viewed via the Parent Resource Board on Gonzaga’s website. Simply click on the NetCommunity icon. Please take the time to discuss with your son the most efficient route around campus, to and from his different classes.
    -Wear a comfortable pair of shoes. You will do a lot of walking up stairs, across campus, and through hallways. 
    -Please do not park in the alley behind the school or on the sidewalks. You will be ticketed. The GPO lot is not available to us on weekday nights.  Please use the parking garage, street parking, or commercial lots.
    -Your son’s counselor will be available to talk with you in the Collins Rotunda, and/or the adjacent Cantwell 217 conference room.  College counselors will be holding brief sessions in Cantwell’s Cleary Lecture Hall (room 222) for senior parents who have a free period and would like to discuss the college application process.
    -Bells will sound to let you know when to move to the next class.
    -You can access your son’s schedule through your resource board by clicking your son’s name at the top left of the page and then clicking the “schedule” tab.
  • Sep
    6

    Day 2

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  • Pre-Game Reception & Football Game - Gonzaga v. Don Bosco Prep

    Shannon Rose Irish Pub, 1200 NJ-17 Ramsey, NJ
    All Eagle football fans in the New Jersey area on Sept 6th are welcome to join us for Friday Night Under the Lights, as Gonzaga Eagles take on the Don Bosco Ironmen.  

    Pre-Game Reception
    Where:  Shannon Rose Irish Pub, 1200 NJ-17 Ramsey, NJ
    When:   4:30 - 6:30 pm 

    Football Game
    Where: Don Bosco Prep, 492 N. Franklin Turnpike Ramsey, NJ (next to the reception location)
    When: 7:00 pm
    Cost:  Adult tickets - $10,  click here to pre-purchase game tickets.  Student tickets - $5 will be available at field on game day.
  • Cross Country Team Feed

    Dooley Hall - Lower Commons - -
    Cross Country team feed, runners and coaches only, in the Lower Commons immediately following practice.
  • Sep
    8

    Onyx Family Picnic

    Eye Street
    The Onyx  club is hosting its  annual Onyx Family Picnic from 12:30pm- 3:00pm on Eye Street for Onyx members and their families.

    We hope families will plan on coming to enjoy food, games, live music, and fun with the Onyx Club and Gonzaga community. There will be catered barbecue, homemade desserts/ treats, various games and activities.

    Cost: Free.  Click here to RSVP.   We look forward to seeing you there!


  • Sep
    9

    Community Schedule

    Formal dress required 
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     to see the bell schedules.
  • School Mass

    St. Aloysius Church
  • The Laramie Project Auditions

    Sheehy Theater
  • Sep
    10

    Day 3

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  • Academic Council Meeting

    Forte Hall - Board Room - -
  • The Laramie Project Auditions

    Sheehy Theater
  • Alumni Association Meeting

    Dooley Hall - Arrupe Commons - -
    Alumni Association meetings give Gonzaga alumni the chance to hear up-to-the-minute information about what's going on at Gonzaga, from club activities to sporting events, and all Alumni Association events. We begin with fellowship and dinner at 6:00 pm and at 6:30 pm the meeting is called to order. Meetings typically last an hour and a half depending upon attendance and agenda items to be discussed. The meetings are open to all alumni of Gonzaga.  
  • Sep
    11

    Day 4

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  • Cross Country 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 Cross Country Team bake sale please contact Elaine McElhennon
  • Diversity Committee Meeting

    Forte Hall - Board Room - -
  • The Laramie Project Auditions

    Sheehy Theater
  • GMC Meeting

    Dooley Hall - Lower Commons - -
    This will be the first Gonzaga Mothers Club General Membership meeting of the school year. The Gonzaga Mothers Club is open to mothers and guardians of Gonzaga students, and those friends and benefactors of the school who wish to participate in or contribute to the Mothers Club activities.  

    The GMC usually meets on the second Wednesday of the month in the Lower Commons. All are welcome! The social begins at 6:30 pm, and the meeting begins at 7:00 pm. 
  • Sep
    12

    Day 5

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  • Freshman Spirit Day

    Lower Gym & Arrupe Commons
    Members of Gonzaga’s retreat team will be holding three Spirit Days this fall when members of the freshman class can meet and recreate with some of their new classmates as well as some very enthusiastic upperclassmen.  There we be basketball, dodge ball and a Mario Kart tournament going on in different locations around campus.  

    Freshman can remain on campus from 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm for an hour of fun and receive a warmer welcome still to the Eye Street community.  Please encourage your son to make the most of these occasions by fostering his school spirit and that of his classmates.
  • The Laramie Project Auditions

    Sheehy Theater
  • Sophomore Retreat begins

    Our Lady's Chapel
    Sophomores are invited by homeroom to make an overnight retreat at Bishop Claggett Retreat Center.  Those making the retreat will have an opportunity to deepen their friendships with classmates and to reflect on how they can make the most of their sophomore year. The retreat runs from 6 PM the first evening, after meeting in the school chapel, until 2:45 the next day.
  • Senior Parent College Admissions Night

    Sheehy Theater
    A discussion of what to expect in the senior year as seniors start the application submission process.

    • The “nuts and bolts” of how the application submission process works.
    • The role of the College Counseling Office (CCO) in the process:
        - Student’s responsibilities in the application submission process.
        - CCO responsibilities in the application submission process.
        - Explanation of how communication is disseminated to students and parents to ensure a smooth college application process.
  • Sep
    13

    Day 6

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  • 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 at ignatianprayer@gonzagamothers.org
  • Sophomore Retreat Returns

  • GDA Meet & Greet

    Cafeteria
    The Meet and Greet will kick off this fall's production by gathering the cast and crews, and their parents, with the directors to go over the schedule and expectations for the production.
  • Sep
    14

    Jesuit Gridiron Classic

    Buchanan Field
    The annual Jesuit Gridiron Classic is being played on Eye Street this year! Come cheer on the Eagles as we take on Georgetown Prep! 

    Ticket Information
    Cost: $10 each
    Tickets may be purchased online here or in person in Gonzaga's Athletic Department. 
    All proceeds benefit the Washington Jesuit Academy (WJA), which educates young boys from low-income families in Washington, D.C.  Click here to watch the live stream of the game.
     
  • Sep
    15

    Annual Gonzaga/Visitation Mass and Picnic

    Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School, 1524 35th Street, NW, Washington, DC, 20007
    Mass 10:00 am in the Nolan Center
    Picnic Lunch, Games and Fun after Mass

    A great day for the whole family - rain or shine! Plenty of Parking on Campus.  Click here for more information.  
  • Sep
    16

    Day 7

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  • Sophomore Retreat begins

    Our Lady's Chapel
    Sophomores are invited by homeroom to make an overnight retreat at Bishop Claggett Retreat Center.  Those making the retreat will have an opportunity to deepen their friendships with classmates and to reflect on how they can make the most of their sophomore year. The retreat runs from 6 PM the first evening, after meeting in the school chapel, until 2:45 the next day.
  • Sep
    17

    Day 8

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  • Swim & Dive Team Meeting

    Cantwell Hall - Cleary Lecture Hall - Room 222 - -
    There will be a brief meeting for all of those interested in participating on the Swim and Dive Team this winter.  The meeting will take place at 2:50pm on Tuesday September 17 in the Cleary Lecture Hall located in Room 222 in Catwell Hall.  
  • Sophomore Retreat Returns

  • Sep
    18

    Day 1

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  • Water Polo 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 Water Polo Team bake sale please contact Kim Policicchio
  • GFC Steak & Ale Night

    Dooley Hall - Lower Commons - -
    Join the GFC for one of the highlights of the year -- the annual Gonzaga Fathers Club Steak & Ale Night!

    Click here to register.
  • Sep
    19

    Day 2

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  • Freshman Spirit Day

    Lower Gym & Arrupe Commons
    Members of Gonzaga’s retreat team will be holding three Spirit Days this fall when members of the freshman class can meet and recreate with some of their new classmates as well as some very enthusiastic upperclassmen.  There we be basketball, dodge ball and a Mario Kart tournament going on in different locations around campus.  

    Freshman can remain on campus from 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm for an hour of fun and receive a warmer welcome still to the Eye Street community.  Please encourage your son to make the most of these occasions by fostering his school spirit and that of his classmates.
  • Sep
    20

    Day 3

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  • Interim Posting

  • Sep
    21

    Homcoming Dance

    Carmody Center - Gym - -
  • Sep
    23

    Day 4

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  • Library Ping Pong Tournament

    Dooley Hall - Library - -
    Long 4th
  • Sep
    24

    Day 5

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  • Library Ping Pong Tournament

    Dooley Hall - Library - -
    Long 5th
  • HAC Quarterly Meeting

    Dooley Hall - Headmaster's Office - -
  • Onyx Alumni Association Meeting

    Dooley Hall - Arrupe Commons - -
    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.
  • DC Classic Meeting

    Cantwell Hall - Cleary Lecture Hall - Room 222 - -
    DC Classic Organizational Meeting will begin at 7:00pm in Cleary Lecture Hall in the Ruesch Cantwell Classroom Building.  
  • Sep
    25

    Day 6

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  • Library Ping Pong Tournament

    Dooley Hall - Library - -
    Long 6th
  • GDA 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 GDA bake sale please contact Mr, Paul Buckley.
  • Gonzaga Blood Drive

    Collins Courtyard
  • Fall Crew Team Parent Information Night

    Dooley Hall - Lower Commons - -
    There will be a Fall Crew information session on Wednesday, September 25th beginning at 6:00 pm in the Lower Commons. This meeting is for parents as well as all varsity and freshman team members. Crew coaches and the team’s booster board will be providing an overview of the upcoming season.
  • Sep
    26

    Day 7

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  • Sophomore Retreat begins

    Our Lady's Chapel
    Sophomores are invited by homeroom to make an overnight retreat at Bishop Claggett Retreat Center.  Those making the retreat will have an opportunity to deepen their friendships with classmates and to reflect on how they can make the most of their sophomore year.  The retreat runs from 6 PM the first evening, after meeting in the school chapel, until 2:45 the next day.
  • Sep
    27

    Day 8

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  • Jesuit Soccer Classic in Milwaukee, WI

    Marquette University High School, 3401 W. Wisconsin Ave. Milwaukee, WI
    The Varsity Soccer team is traveling to Milwaukee, WI to compete in the 22nd Jesuit Soccer Classic hosted by Marquette University High School. The Classic started initially as a match between Rockhurst (Kansas City, MO) and Marquette and over the years has expanded to include Gonzaga and Regis Jesuit from Denver, CO. 
     
    The Classic gives all students-athletes, coaches, and families an opportunity to come together, play four matches, participate in Mass, and get to know other Jesuit school communities across the country. They get to know these families and communities very well given that the host school's families host all the players involved! 
     
    Gonzaga will be playing Regis Jesuit on Friday and #4 Marquette on Saturday. 
  • Sophomore Retreat returns

  • Cross Country Team Feed

    Dooley Hall - Lower Commons - -
    Cross Country team feed, runners and coaches only, in the Lower Commons immediately following practice.
  • Sep
    28

    Jesuit Soccer Classic in Milwaukee

    Marquette University High School, 3401 W. Wisconsin Ave. Milwaukee, WI
    The Varsity Soccer team is traveling to Milwaukee, WI to compete in the 22nd Jesuit Soccer Classic hosted by Marquette University High School. The Classic started initially as a match between Rockhurst (Kansas City, MO) and Marquette and over the years has expanded to include Gonzaga and Regis Jesuit from Denver, CO. 
     
    The Classic gives all students-athletes, coaches, and families an opportunity to come together, play four matches, participate in Mass, and get to know other Jesuit school communities across the country. They get to know these families and communities very well given that the host school's families host all the players involved! 
     
    Gonzaga will be playing Regis Jesuit on Friday and #4 Marquette on Saturday. 
  • G Fest

    Old Angler's Inn, 10801 MacArthur Blvd, Potomac, MD
    Enjoy cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, silent auction and music in the Garden at Old Angler's Inn in Potomac. Tickets are $75. Hosted in memory of Geordan Harris ’03, this event for young alumni supports the Geordan Harris Scholarship Fund at Gonzaga.   Click here for more information, to become a sponsor or to buy tickets. 

    Geordan devoted his full energy to everything he did—whether it was as captain of Gonzaga’s wrestling team or volunteering for a cause important to him. After graduating from Gonzaga in 2003, Geordan went on to Clemson University. After college, he worked at local real estate developer the JBG Companies while earning a Masters in Business Administration from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, College Park. He also served on the Board of Directors of Access Youth, a local nonprofit.

    After Geordan’s death in 2013, his family, friends, and colleagues established the Geordan Harris Memorial Fund to honor his spirit and passion. Awarded to a rising senior at Gonzaga who exhibits a sense of leadership and motivation to learn, the scholarship provides tuition assistance as well as a paid summer internship.  
  • Sep
    29

    Grandparents Day Mass & Breakfast

    St. Aloysius Church
    All grandparents in the Gonzaga community are welcome - grandparents of current and former students as well as alumni who are grandparents - along with their grandchildren of all ages.  Gonzaga President Rev. Stephen Planning, S.J. will celebrate Mass in St. Aloysius Church, followed by brunch on campus.  

    Click here to register for this event.  
  • Sep
    30

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