Incoming Freshman Events and Information

Incoming Freshman Curriculum Night/Elective Showcase
6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, Auditorium 

This evening is designed for both parents and students, and will focus on general information about the course placement process. Immediately following the curriculum session, everyone is encouraged to stay for the Elective Showcase beginning at 7:30 p.m. where they will have the opportunity to learn about a wide variety of elective courses. Instructional supervisors will not be prepared to discuss specific student placement on this night.
    •    The Special Education Department is hosting an incoming freshman parent information session immediately prior, from 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16 in the Titan Learning Center. If you plan on attending this Special Education session, please RSVP to 847.486.5792 or
    •    Incoming freshmen interested in the Science and Engineering Learning Community and other STEM offerings at GBS are welcome to attend a STEM Opportunities Information Session at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16 in the Lyceum before the main program begins. 

Electives Workshop for Incoming Freshmen
9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, Schoolwide

We would like to invite our future GBS Titans from the class of 2024 to visit our labs, workshops and classrooms for hands-on activities and exploration of some of your elective class options. For signup and registration here is a link to the session handout! Deadline is January 22nd to register.

Incoming Freshman Athletics and Activities Fair
6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, Fieldhouse

Incoming freshmen and their parents will have an opportunity to explore various clubs, activities and sports. We know from experience and from research that students who participate in these extracurricular opportunities are more successful in the classroom. This is a drop-in event where attendees can talk with current high school students about offerings. We encourage families to come when they can.

Incoming Freshman Events and Information