2017 Senior Events


Below you will find information surrounding events for the GCHS Senior Class of 2017

Click HERE to view the GCS Senior Guidance Calendar for 2016/2017.

Senior PicturesSenior FinalsSenior TripBaccalaureateGraduationPhotographyQuestions?
Please send in 2-3 senior pictures and 2-3 pictures of your senior as a younger child, the cut off date to receive these photos is MARCH 10.  After this date it is likely they will not be included in the slide show.
Please email pictures to seniorpictures@gcsaz.org

gcs graduation

May 17, 18, 19
May 23, 24, 25
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Mission Community Church

Baccalaureate is a time to celebrate your senior! It will be an intimate evening of individually honoring each graduate. A GCS staff member will be giving a blessing to each senior. Dessert will be served.

BACCALAUREATE DETAILS
Attire:
• Men: Slacks and a tie, jacket optional
• Ladies: Dress to the knees or a long dress. Please note: Ladies, you will be up on a stage when you receive your blessing. The stage is about 4 1/2 feet high and the audience is DIRECTLY below you…looking UP. Please keep this in mind when choosing a dress. LADIES WILL BE ASKED TO DON A ROBE IF THEIR DRESS IS TOO SHORT.
Attendance: Baccalaureate is a special evening for the senior and their parents. SEATING IS LIMITED and we can ONLY accommodate TWO parents/step-parents of seniors. We cannot accommodate grandparents, siblings, aunts, uncles or any other family members.

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017
Mission Community Church

Practice: 11:00 am
Ceremony: 7:00 pm

PRACTICE DETAILS
Graduation practice is at 11:00 am but will not begin until EVERYONE is present, if you are late, you will hold everyone up. ALL students are REQUIRED to attend practice.

CEREMONY DETAILS
• Students should arrive at Mission Community Church by 6:15 pm.
• Doors will open for seating of family and friends at 6:30 pm.
• Students should be wearing their cap and gown when they arrive.
• Student must wear any and all honor cords or stoles during the graduation ceremony.
• Students should wear something nice underneath their gown (for pictures after the event).

A professional video and photographs will be taken at both events. A link to access the video and photos will be emailed to you by the first week of August.

During the summer months of 2017, pictures will be added to the links below.

“Behind the scenes” at Graduation
Diploma Pictures at Graduation
Pictures from Graduation
Pictures from Baccalaureate

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Julie.Conover@gcsaz.org