GMC E-Blast 2-13-17

posted Feb 13, 2017, 8:08 AM by GMC Webmaster   [ updated Feb 13, 2017, 8:09 AM ]
GMC E-Blast

Upcoming Events

Call for Volunteers for 2017-18 - Please Submit form ASAP
Feb 17 - Dress Down in Red for $3 for La Silla Roja
Feb 19 - Jigs & Reels & Songs for McKenna Center - 4:00pm - Sheehy Theater
Feb 20 - No School - President's Day
Mar 3 - Faculty Treats - 6:15am - Lower Commons
Mar 4 - Set up for Mother-Son - 8am - 11am  Sign up
Mar 4 - Mother-Son Diaper Bundling 10am - 12noon - Sign up
Mar 5 - Mother-Son Mass & Celebration - RSVP by Feb 24th
Mar 8 - GMC General Meeting - 6:30pm - Speakers Mrs. Garvis & Mr. Shea
Mar 10 - Ignatian Reflection & Prayer Group - 8am - JDR
Mar 15 - Parent Teacher Conferences - 5pm - Carmody Center
Mar 30 - Senior Parent Night "Letting Go" - 7pm

Next Meeting Dates - April 19th - - May 17th -
All meetings start with a Social time at 6:30pm and Meeting starts at 7pm

Call for Nominations for the 2017-2018 GMC Executive Board and
 All Committee, Event and Hospitality Chairs 

  • Can you tweet and like Facebook, are you a graphic artist or just very good with design, if so, we need you!
  • What are your skills or talents? We might be able to find a perfect position for you!
Please consider what GMC role YOU would like to have for the coming year.  We encourage you to nominate yourself and others who you think would be great for a position.   All nominations are confidential and seen only by the GMC Executive Board members, which serves as the Nominating Committee.  Questions? Contact Jean Schlesinger (202-257-5197)
Please help ensure a strong and vibrant GMC Board for next year by lending your talent and time!
This popular event sells out, so please do not wait to register 
deadline is February 24th
Please do not use the Safari browser when filling out the form. 

Volunteer to help set up on Sat. March 4th

Volunteer your husband for Sat or Sun

Gonzaga and Jesuit Schools Network are working together to raise awareness on the Right to Education.

Our students will paint red chairs to represent a student that is not able to go to school because of poverty, war, natural disasters, they are girls, etc.

Gonzaga students are encouraged to bring $3 to dress down in Redon Friday, Feb. 17 (Love in Deeds) theme so that we can donate to this cause. This is where we need the moms to help:  Please remind your sons to dress in Red and donate to the cause.
All can spread the word via social media using the hash tags #JSNNews  #Hemispheres  #LaSillaRoja  @feyalegriaus
Thank you for your support! Help us make Gonzaga a global leader and make a statement on the Right to Education!
Over 5,000 diapers were delivered this weekend to the D.C. Diaper Bank. Thank you to everyone who participated! 

Please sign up for the Mother/Son Bundling Event on Saturday, March 4th at DC Diaper Bank warehouse for a mother-son bundling event on
 Sign up for a slot (mother-son pair) 

Donations are always accepted online through Amazon or monetary donations

Join us for the 10th Annual Jigs, Reels and Songs for the HomelessSunday, February 19 at 4:00 pm in Sheehy Theater at Gonzaga High School.

Music is provided by Bog Band, an ensemble of high school students under the direction of Mitch Fanning, who will be accompanied by dancers from the Culkin School of Traditional Irish Dance,Shannon Dunne Dance, as well as singing from Eye Street Boys, voice students under the direction of Jeremy Young of Gonzaga. All performers will be of high-school age, and we hope you will come out in support of their hard work!

Parking is available in the Gonzaga parking structure (under the football field).There are no tickets, but a free will offering to support the Father McKenna Center is encouraged.

International Food Fair

April 5, 2017

The Favorite Event of the Year of the students & faculty!

Food, Glorious Food!
Your son will receive extra credit in his Modern Language class for bringing in a donation -- please have him check with his teacher!
Sign up for food donation here:
Sign up to volunteer here:

The cafeteria will be open for breakfast that day as usual.
Contact Lauren Malone, Stephanie McMahon and Michelle Pierpont at for more information.