Please click on the buttons above to 1) order your tickets, 2) order your child's senior class photo and/or a DVD of the Commencement exercises, 3) fill out the parent questionnaire for your child's name on the diploma and to provide GA alum relatives for family photos, and 4) to learn more about the Commencement speaker.

Year-End Schedule of Events for Seniors

FRIDAY, MAY 4
SENIORS' LAST DAY OF CLASSES
           
Senior projects start the following Monday.
 
MAY 7-17
SENIOR PROJECT EXPERIENCE
           
For details, visit the Senior Project website.
 
MAY 18-24
SENIOR PROJECT PRESENTATIONS
           
For details, visit the Senior Project website.
 
FRIDAY, MAY 25
REHEARSAL
9:30 a.m.     St. Francis of Assisi Church, 6850 Mayfield Road, Gates Mills    
Seniors must attend the formal graduation rehearsal.  Seniors should park and meet at Our Savior Lutheran Church (across the street from Gilmour), 2154 SOM Center Road, in their graduation attire. A Gilmour bus will transport the seniors to St. Francis for the Mass rehearsal, then back to Gilmour. A formal class portrait will be taken by a professional photographer in Tudor Gardens following the rehearsal. In addition, pictures will be taken of lifers, those who attended the Middle School and Residence Hall students. All seniors must attend the rehearsal. Boys, please remember to shave! 
 
Students will be finished by 1 p.m. The portrait and/or a DVD of the commencement can be ordered by clicking on the button above.
 
The graduates should be in graduation attire for both the Mass and Commencement exercises. Boys will need a dark suit, white shirt and appropriate tie; girls should wear white/ivory dresses or suits and white/ivory/nude dress shoes or sandals (no flip flops). Shoulders should be covered, necklines should be appropriate and the dresses should be close to knee length. 

SATURDAY, MAY 26
RESIDENCE HALL SENIOR FAMILY BRUNCH
10 a.m.     Tudor House     Senior resident students and their families will receive an invitation to Brunch at Tudor House. Mr. Glass and Mrs. Busch will be sending out further information about this celebration.
 
BACCALAUREATE MASS
6:45 p.m.    
St. Francis of Assisi Church
6850 Mayfield Rd, Gates Mills

    All graduates will assemble near the church vestibule at 6:15 p.m. to line up for the procession. The proximity of St. Francis to Gilmour and the expansive size of the church will provide convenient accommodations for our graduates and their families and guests. Tickets are not required for the Mass, and all are welcome.
SUNDAY, MAY 27
COMMENCEMENT
11 a.m.     Athletic Center, 2045 SOM Center Road    
Graduates will need to arrive on campus by 10:15 a.m. unless they are scheduled to have their picture taken earlier with their Gilmour alumni parents, alumni siblings and/or undergraduate siblings. A photo schedule for those involved will be mailed in May. Commencement should conclude shortly after noon. A punch and cookie reception will follow. For those hoping to make reservations for lunch, we suggest a 1 p.m. start time. The facility is handicap-accessible and drop-off parking is available. 

Senior Questionnaire

 

Class of 2018 - Last Day of School!

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34001 Cedar Road, Gates Mills, Ohio 44040
phone: (440) 473-8000

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