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Homecoming 2023

October 27 and 28

Come show your YellowJacket Pride at Homecoming 2023! 



Distinguished Alumni Award Ceremony

Saturday, October 28, 2023

The Gilbert School Auditorium

10:00 a.m. Ceremony 

Followed by light refreshments

Meet the Alumni Award winners, hear The Gilbert School Choir, catch the Yellowjacket Marching Band warm-up, meet with current students, and catch up with visiting classmates.

Please R.S.V.P. to let us know how many of you will attend this special ceremony so that we can plan our catering.  You may contact us by email at


The 2023 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients are:

Class of 1960  - Steven Sedlack - Outstanding Community Service Award

Class of 1970 - Karen Flaherty Oxler - The Gilbert Heritage Award

Class of 1983 - Bob Sparks - Outstanding Athlete Award

Class of 1991 - Schott Crossfield - Distinguished Professional Achievement Award

Class of 2008 - Emily Griswold - Young Alumni Achievement Award


2023 Homecoming Events


Friday, October 27, 2023 - 3:45 p.m. Girls Soccer - Gilbert vs. Thomaston - Walker Field

Saturday, October 28, 2023 - 9:00a.m.  Volleyball - Alumni Volleyball game held in the Gilbert gymnasium                                                                                          (if you wish to play in the Alumni Volleyball game, please cintact Mary Ellen Vaccari at

Saturday, October 28, 2023 - 1:00 p.m. Football - GNH vs. Seymour at Gilbert's Van Why Field 

Saturday, October 28, 2023 - 1:00 p.m. Cheer - Alumni cheerleaders together with our 2023 squad


Enjoy the Athletic Boosters Concessions and view the student Homecoming Wall Competition. Take in the halftime show, including the announcement of the 2023 Homecoming Court and entertainment by The Gilbert School Yellowjacket Marching Band.  We look forward to seeing you and to celebrating Homecoming 2023!

For more information contact Alumni Director Sandi Lynn Fratini Scherer, class of 1985 at or 860-379-1245.

Homecoming memories

Homecoming band 2017
Cross Country Homecoming 2017
Volleyball reunion at Homecoming 2017
Homecoming Choir 2017
Alumni Brunch 2017
Homecoming 2017
Homecoming Court 2017
Sophomore Prince and Princess 2017
Homecoming event #2


1982 cross country runners


Volleyball team