December 2018

  • Dec
    1
  • Archdiocese of Washington High School Placement Testing

    Ruesch Cantwell Classrooms
    The High School Placement Test (HSPT) is a test that most Catholic high schools in the Archdiocese of Washington consider when reviewing students’ applications to their schools.  

    The Saturday administration of the HSPT is for 8th grade students who are not currently enrolled in an Archdiocese of Washington, Diocese of Arlington, or Archdiocese of Baltimore Catholic school. Registration will open in October.  

    Gonzaga is only hosting the HSPT.  You must register directly with the Archdiocese of Washington to take the test. Click here for complete details.
  • Gonzaga Christmas Gala

    Carmody Center - Gym - -
    The GMC Christmas Gala is one of the highlights of the year! Please mark your calendars for the Gala on December 1, 2018 and check the Gonzaga website for information regarding planning and how to get involved. As always, the 2018 Gala will be a do not miss event!
  • Dec
    2

    Freshman Retreat Training

    Dooley Hall - Arrupe Commons - -
  • Dec
    3

    Community Day Schedule

    Formal dress.

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     to see the bell schedules.
  • School Mass

    St. Aloysius Church
  • Spring Musical Auditions - Grease

    Sheehy Theater
  • Choral Arts Dress Rehearsal

    Sheehy Theater
  • Dec
    4

    Day 2

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  • Spring Musical Auditions - Grease

    Sheehy Theater
  • Dec
    5

    Board of Trustees Meeting

    Forte Hall - Board Room - -
  • Cards & Treats GMC 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 Card & Treats GMC bake sale please contact the GMC.
  • Day 3

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  • Christmas Cards & Treats

    Cafeteria
  • Diversity Committee Meeting

    Forte Hall - Board Room - -
  • Spring Musical Auditions - Grease

    Sheehy Theater
  • 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).
  • Cross Country End of Season Dinner

    Dooley Hall - Lower Commons - -
    Cross Country team and their families are invited to attend GXC end of season dinner to celebrate our runners and coaches!
  • Cross Country End-of-Season Dinner

    Dooley Hall - Lower Commons - -
    Cross Country team and their families are invited to attend GXC end of season dinner to celebrate our runners and coaches!
  • Choral Arts Christmas Concert

    Sheehy Theater
  • Dec
    6

    Cross Country End-of-Season Dinner

    Dooley Hall - Lower Commons - -
    Cross Country team and their families are invited to attend GXC end of season dinner to celebrate our runners and coaches!
  • Day 4

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  • Library Speaker Series

    Dooley Hall - Library - -
    Long 4th Period
    Rylan Madison  and Aaron Douoguih from the class of 2018 will be discussing their adventures in China and Mongolia. 
  • Spring Musical Auditions - Grease

    Sheehy Theater
  • Dec
    7

    Day 5

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  • Library Speaker Series

    Dooley Hall - Library - -
    Long 5th Period
    Dr. Rita Devine will explain how to obtain a coveted summer NIH internship and how to draft  a winning resume and cover letter. 
  • DC Classic Basketball Tournament

    Carmody Center - Gym - -
    Friday Schedule:
    3:15 pm - Episcopal High School vs. The Potomac School
    5:00 pm - Abington Senior vs. Gonzaga
    6:45 pm - Whitney Young vs. St. Vincent Pallotti
    8:30 pm - St. Frances Academy vs. Riverdale Baptist

    The Gonzaga Fathers Club's biggest fundraising event each year.  The basketball tournament takes place every December and has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for Gonzaga’s community service programs. 

    To volunteer for this event please contact  Al JacksonBrian Coll or Mike Williams.
     
     

     
     
  • Dec
    8

    GDA Meet & Greet

    Dooley Hall -- Cafeteria
    The Meet and Greet will kick off this spring''s production of Grease by gathering the cast and crews, and their parents, with the directors to go over the schedule and expectations for the production.
  • DC Classic Basketball Tournament

    Carmody Center - Gym - -
    Saturday Schedule:
    Based on the results of Friday's games the teams will play at 3:15, 5:00, 6:45, and 8:30 pm.

    The Gonzaga Fathers Club's biggest fundraising event each year.  The basketball tournament takes place every December and has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for Gonzaga’s community service programs. 

    To volunteer for this event please contact  Al JacksonBrian Coll or 
     
  • Dec
    9

    DC Classic Basketball Tournament

    Carmody Center - Gym - -
    Sunday Schedule:
    Based on the results of Saturday's games the teams will play at 12:302:15, 4:00 pm, and 5:45 pm. 

    The Gonzaga Fathers Club's biggest fundraising event each year.  The basketball tournament takes place every December and has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for Gonzaga’s community service programs. 

    To volunteer for this event please contact  Al JacksonBrian Coll or Mike Williams.
     
     
  • Dec
    10

    Day 6

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  • Library Speaker Series

    Dooley Hall - Library - -
    Long 6th Period
    David Culver '06, a reporter and anchor with NBC4 will discuss how to land a job in broadcasting. 
  • Dec
    11

    Day 7

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  • Dec
    12

    Day 8

    End of 2nd Quarter

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  • Freshman Application Deadline

    8th Graders wishing to apply to Gonzaga for the 2019-20 academic school year must first submit an online inquiry form, available in the Admissions portion of the school website in the "Apply" page.  The deadline is December 12.  By that date, students must submit their online application, upload their personal essay, and ensure the $35 application fee has been paid in order to apply on time for admission.  
  • Ice Hockey 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 Hockey Team bake sale please contact Maria O'Leary.
  • 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).
  • Dec
    13

    Special Schedule

    Review Day
    TAPS Exam Performance

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     to see the bell schedules.
  • Soccer Dinner

    Dooley Hall - Lower Commons - -
  • Dec
    14

    Reading Day

    Early Dismissal

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     to see the bell schedules.
  • Dec
    15

    Faculty & Staff Mass

    Our Lady's Chapel
  • Faculty & Staff Christmas Party

  • Dec
    17

    Exams

    EXAMS
    8:30 AM - 10:30 AM: English
    12:30 PM - 2:30 PM: Math
  • Dec
    18

    Exams

    EXAMS
    8:30 AM - 10:30 AM: Science
    12:30 PM - 2:30 PM: Religion
  • Dec
    19

    Exams

    EXAMS
    8:30 AM - 10:30 AM: Modern Language
    12:30 PM - 2:30 PM: Social Studies
  • Dec
    20

    Exams

    EXAMS
    8:30 AM - 10:30 AM: Classic/Electives
    12:30 PM - 2:30 PM: Fine Arts/Electives
  • Dec
    21

    Make-up Exams

    Christmas Holiday begins at end of day
  • GFC Freshman Father-Son Service Project

    Capital Food Bank, 4900 Puerto Rico Avenue, NE, Washington, DC 20017
    Please join the Gonzaga Fathers Club for the annual Father-Son Freshman Service Project from 8:30 am to 11:30 am. This year our group will be sorting food and boxing meals for needy families at the Capital Food Bank, located at 4900 Puerto Rico Ave, NE.  

    This is a wonderful way to join your son in living the spirit of Gonzaga as Men for Others. This project will be limited to 50 participants.  
    Sign-ups will be first come, first serve, so please sign up early.  For more information please contact Craig Maloney.
  • Dec
    22

    Christmas break

     
  • Dec
    24

    Christmas Eve Mass

    St. Aloysius Church
    Join Fr. Stephen Planning, SJ, and the Gonzaga community for Christmas Eve Mass in the Great Church of St. Aloysius.  All are welcome!

    Doors to St. Al's will open at 3:00pm.  Parking is available in Gonzaga's parking garage and the tennis court lot.  
  • Dec
    25

    Christmas Day

  • Dec
    26

    Christmas Holiday

    No Classes
  • Purple Puck Hockey Tournament

    Ft. Dupont Ice Arena
  • Dec
    27

    Christmas Holiday

    No Classes
  • Purple Puck Hockey Tournament

    Ft. Dupont Ice Arena
  • Dec
    28

    Christmas Holiday

    No Classes
  • Purple Puck Hockey Tournament

    Ft. Dupont Ice Arena
  • Dec
    29

    Purple Puck Hockey Tournament

    Ft. Dupont Ice Arena
  • Dec
    30

    Purple Puck Hockey Tournament

    Ft. Dupont Ice Arena
  • Dec
    31

    Christmas Holiday

    No Classes
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