November 2019

  • Nov
    1

    All Saints Day - School Mass

    St. Aloysius Church
  • Community Schedule

    Formal Dress
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     to see the bell schedules.
  • 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.  Stay tuned for more volunteer information.  
  • Cross Country Team Feed

    Dooley Hall - Lower Commons - -
    Cross Country team feed, runners and coaches only, in the Lower Commons immediately following practice.
  • Nov
    2

    Cross Country DC State Championships

    Kenilworth Park & Aquatic Gardens
    The Gonzaga Cross Country team will compete in the DC State Championships at Kenilwork Park on Saturday, November 2nd.   The JV race will begin at 12:45 and the Varsity race will start at 1:55. Admission is free.

    Click here for directions.
  • Nov
    3

    AIMS Assessment

  • Freshman Retreat Training

    Our Lady's Chapel
  • Hockey Team Kickoff Mass & Potluck

    St. Aloysius Church
    The Hockey Program will kick off their 2019-20 season with a Mass in St. Al's Church beginning at 5:00.  Immediately following Mass there will be a team meeting, uniform distribution, and a potluck in the Carmody Center (gym) for all players and parents.  At least one parent is required to attend.

    Click here to RSVP and to volunteer to help set up, clean up, or assist with donating drinks, side dishes, and desserts.   If you have any questions please contact Jeana Norton or Missy Wojciak
  • WCAC Championship Soccer Game

    Catholic University Soccer Field
    Online tickets are now on sale for the 2019 WCAC Soccer Championships at Catholic University, Sunday at 6pm. Gonzaga will play tonights Good Counsel-St. Mary's Ryken winner.  Click here to purchase tickets to all four championship games.  Click here for directions.

  • Nov
    4

    "Movember" Conversations and Lunch

    Dooley Hall - Library - -
    Long 4th Period

    Movember
     is an annual event to raise awareness of men's health issues. 
  • AIMS Assessment

  • Day 4

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  • Testing Moratorium

  • Nov
    5

    "Movember" Conversations and Lunch

    Dooley Hall - Library - -
    Long 5th Period

    Movember
     is an annual event to raise awareness of men's health issues. 
  • AIMS Assessment

  • Day 5

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  • Testing Moratorium

  • Ignatian Formation Committee Meeting

    Forte Hall - Board Room - -
  • Gonzaga Business Network Fall Meeting

    Dooley Hall - Lower Commons - -
    6pm – Networking, food & drinks 
    7pm – Program begins

    Keynote Speakers -  Janet Karika, NASA Chief of Staff, and Col Alvin Drew ’80, Astronaut
    The Business of Space

    Free admission! RSVP to Michael Crilley 
  • Nov
    6

    "Movember" Conversations and Lunch

    Dooley Hall - Library - -
    Long 6th Period

    Movember
     is an annual event to raise awareness of men's health issues. 
  • AIMS Assessment

  • Day 6

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  • Testing Moratorium

  • Football 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 Football Team bake sale please contact Chris Keenan 
  • GFC Meeting

    Dooley Hall - Lower Commons - -
    Guest Speaker: Coach Steve Turner
  • Nov
    7

    Day 7

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  • College Counseling Financial Aid Night

    Sheehy Theater
     A presentation by a Dean of Financial Aid from a local institution (TBA).  This session is open to all families.
  • Nov
    8

    "Go Gonzaga! Beat St. John's" Pep Rally

    Carmody Center - Gym - -
  • Day 8

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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
  • Annual Dominik Pettey '15 Memorial Purple White Game

    Ft. Dupont Ice Arena, 3779 Ely Place SE, Washington, DC 20019
    Gonzaga Ice Hockey kicks off its season every year with the Dominik Pettey Purple White Game, an inter-squad game played in honor of friend and teammate Dominik Pettey ’15, who died in a car accident in 2014. 
     
    The event raises money for the Dominik L. Pettey ’15 Endowed Memorial Scholarship Fund at Gonzaga. Dominik, whose #11 was retired by Gonzaga hockey after his tragic death, embodied the spirit of Gonzaga, and the fund is one way we keep his legacy strong on Eye Street. All gifts help make a Gonzaga education possible for deserving students.

    Here's the schedule for this year's event:
    • 7:30 AM: Mass for Dominik Pettey in Our Lady's Chapel. Fr. Planning will preside. 
    • 4:15 PM: Bus departs Gonzaga for Fort Dupont
    • 5:00 PM: Opening ceremonies begin
    • 5:30 PM: Puck drop by the Petteys 
    Please note: There will be a shuttle bus to and from the rink for students. The bus will leave Gonzaga around 4:15 PM and return to school around 7:15 PM. 

    Admission is free but donations will be accepted at the door.
  • Nov
    9

    Gonzaga vs. St. John's Football Game

    Catholic University Football Field
    Cheer on the Eagles for the 98th Game of the oldest Catholic high school football rivalry in the Nation.  Please note the change in time and location for this year's game. 

    Pre-sale tickets for the game are available in the Gonzaga athletic office all week for $5. Tickets at the gate on Saturday will be $10.

    Gonzaga and St John's will presale 1,000 tickets at each school.  There will be 2,000 tickets available at the gate on Saturday.   

    1st Amendment Sports will be doing a free live stream of the game. 
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  • Nov
    10

    Mass of Thanksgiving and Reception

    St. Aloysius Church
    Held each year in November, the Mass of Thanksgiving is jointly hosted by the GMC and Eagles' Wings, Gonzaga’s club for parents of alumni. Everyone in the Gonzaga community—students, parents, alumni, and faculty—are invited to a Sunday morning Mass, with collection proceeds and other donations benefitting the Father McKenna Center. A breakfast reception hosted by Eagles' Wings and the GMC then follows. This year's Mass of Thanksgiving will be held on Sunday, November 10. 

    Volunteers are needed to set up; serve as readers, ushers or Eucharistic ministers at the Mass; and help prepare and serve the breakfast. If you have any questions, please contact event organizer  at thanksgiving@gonzagamothers.org.
  • Varsity Soccer vs. Sidwell Friends in DC State Championships

    Catholic University
    Varsity Soccer defeated E.L. Haynes 4-2 in the DC State Semifinals. They will play Sidwell Friends on Sunday November 10th at 5:00pm at Catholic University in the DC State Championships. 

    The game will be played on Catholic University's Carlini Field which is located above the baseball Field.
  • Nov
    11

    Veterans Day

    No Classes
  • Nov
    12

    Day 1

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  • Academic Council

    Forte Hall - Board Room - -
  • 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.
  • Nov
    13

    Day 2

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  • Wrestling 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 Wrestling Team bake sale please contact Amy Turner
  • Diversity Committee Meeting

    Forte Hall - Board Room - -
  • GMC Monthly Meeting

    Dooley Hall - Lower Commons - -
    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 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. Donations for the McKenna Center or Washington School for Girls are always welcome.
  • Nov
    14
  • Modified Schedule

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  • Class of 2023 Parent Reception

    Dooley Hall - Arrupe Commons - -
    Parents of the Class of 2023 are invited to a complimentary reception on Eye Street, where they will have the opportunity to meet School President Father Stephen Planning, SJ as well as fellow freshman parents. 

    Click here to rsvp. We look forward to seeing you there!
  • Nov
    15

    Day 3

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  • Interim Posting

  • Varsity Football vs. Good Counsel in the WCAC Semifinal Playoff

    Good Counsel High School, 17301 Old Vic Blvd, Olney, MD
    The Eagles will travel to Olney, Maryland, to take on Good Counsel Falcons on Friday, November 15th in the WCAC Semifinal Playoff.  Game time is 7:00pm.

    Go Gonzaga!

  • Fall Play - The Laramie Project

    Sheehy Theater
  • Nov
    16
  • Fall Play - The Laramie Project

    Sheehy Theater
  • Nov
    17
  • Nov
    18

    Day 4

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  • Nov
    19

    Day 5

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  • HAC Quarterly Meeting

    Dooley Hall - Headmaster's Office - -
  • Kairos CLIV begins

    Dooley Hall - Campus Ministry Office
  • Nov
    20

    Day 6

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  • Swim and Dive 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 Swim and Dive Team bake sale please contact Cathy Bernasek
  • Dress Rehearsal Symphonic Winds

    Sheehy Theater
  • Nov
    21

    Day 7

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  • Symphonic Winds Concert

    Sheehy Theater
  • Nov
    22

    Day 8

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  • Kairos CLIV returns

  • Nov
    23

    Gala Basket Making Party

    5th Floor Forte Hall
    Looking for a fun way to support this year's Gonzaga Gala? Join us in Forte Hall to assemble and wrap baskets for the silent auction. No experience needed! We'll provide the baskets, contents, wrap, and bows! Food and beverages will be provided. Click here to sign up to help. 

    We look forward to seeing you at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, November 16th, for a fun-filled morning!
  • Nov
    24

    Open House

    Carmody Center - Lobby - -
    Gonzaga's Open House gives prospective families an opportunity to visit the school and learn about Gonzaga from members of the admissions office, faculty, current parents and students, alumni, and more. 

    During the Open House, you’ll get the chance to:
    • Speak informally with program directors, current parents and students, faculty, and coaches
    • Take a student-led tour of campus
    • Discuss the benefits of a Jesuit education and all-boys school
    • Review the application process
    • Learn about the financial aid process
    Pre-registration is not required for the Open House, and all members of the family are welcome.
  • Nov
    25

    Day 1

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  • Choral Arts Combined Rehearsal

    Sheehy Theater
  • DC Classic Meeting

    Dooley Hall - Arrupe Commons - -
    DC Classic Organizational Meeting will begin at 7:00 in the Arrupe Commons
  • Nov
    26

    Day 2

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  • Crew 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 Crew Team bake sale please contact Danielle Liquori.

  • 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.
  • Nov
    27

    Thanksgiving Holiday

    No Classes
  • Alumni Smoker

    Carmody Center - Gym - -
    Gonzaga's Alumni Smoker, draws hundreds of people back to Eye Street for good company and good times each year on the night before Thanksgiving. The Smoker is an annual reunion of sorts for all alumni, friends, and Gonzaga fathers past and present, bringing them together to kick off the holiday season.   Please remember to bring used winter coats for the McKenna Center if you have any.

    Click here to register.
  • Nov
    28

    Thanksgiving

    No Classes
  • Nov
    29

    Thanksgiving Holiday

    No Classes
  • Gonzaga Rugby/Old Glory Alumni Thanksgiving Touch Tournament

    Buchanan Field
    Come out to the 17th Annual Gonzaga Rugby/Old Glory Thanksgiving Touch Tournament on Friday, November 29 on Buchanan Field from 10 AM to 3 PM. The format (depending on the number of teams) will look something like this:
    -round robin/pool play tournament comprised of 7-10 player teams
    -7v7
    -7 minute halves
    -rolling subs
    -semifinals and finals to follow pool play

    We will make sure to guarantee each team 2-3 games, depending on overall participation.  T
    o make things more interesting, enter your own team -- take charge, and call up some of the old boys and put your squad together. If you don’t feel like putting a team together, just show up on Thanksgiving Friday, and we will assemble teams of free agents or assign you to a pre-formed team.

    Looking forward to seeing you all soon!
     
  • Football Alumni Game

    Gonzaga Football’s 4th Annual Alumni Game will be played Friday, November 29  UNDER THE LIGHTS!  Relive the Glory Days on Buchanan Field with family, food, football, music, giveaways, and FUN!
    Watch or play!  Click here to register.  Walk-ups welcome!

    3:30 PM - Registration/Warm-Up
    4:00 PM - Game
    5:00 PM - Group photo and comments from Coach Trivers, followed by a  reception in the Lower Commons

    If you have any questions contact the Gonzaga Football Coaching Staff at football@gonzaga.org
     
  • Gonzaga Basketball's Season Opener vs. Bishop McNamara

    Carmody Center - Gym - -
    4:00pm Freshman
    5:45pm Junior Varsity
    7:30 Varsity
  • Soccer Alumni Game

    Buchanan Field
    Gonzaga Soccer is holding an Alumni Soccer Game on Friday, November 29th under the lights on Buchanan Field. We hope you will join us--to watch or play--for family, food, and fun!

    Schedule of events:
    • 5:00 PM - Registration / Warm-Up
    • 5:30 PM - Game
    • 6:30 PM - Group photo, comments from Coach Waller, and food. And please feel free to hang around to watch Gonzaga’s Varsity Basketball in their season-opener against McNamara at 7:30 PM in the Carmody Center.

    Pre-registration is appreciated but walk-ups are welcome! Register online here. If you have any questions or concerns, contact Scott Waller at swaller@gonzaga.org.
  • Nov
    30

    Crew Alumni Row

    Anacostia Community Boathouse
    Gonzaga Crew is holding its annual Alumni Row at the Anacostia Community Boathouse Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 1pm.
    No pre-registration is necessary, please just arrive at 1:00pm to row or watch!  Snacks and refreshments will be served after rowing.  All rowing alumni, friends and families invited.  
     
    If you have any questions, contact Head Coach Andy Bacas at abacas@gonzaga.org.
     
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