Curt Huber '21 held a pizza party at the airport for troops shipping out during the holidays. Curt and three of his classmates offered pizza, drinks and a letter of thanks to let soldiers know how much they mean. The effort was captured by WMAR-TV News.
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Senior captain Ayende Watson led the Greyhounds to a 95-68 team win over Archbishop Curley at the Frostbite Invitational setting Frostbite records and qualifying for the New Balance Nationals in the triple jump (45'9) and long jump (22'6). His triple jump set a new MIAA indoor record. Watson also won the high jump (6'0) and placed third in the 55-meter dash. The Baltimore Sun named him the Athlete of the Week. Read their summary of his athletic accomplishments over the past three years.
Choco T, aka sophomore Avery Woods-Gresham, chose to write a rap for a class assignment to reflect upon the book "All American Boys" by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely, the Maryland Humanities One Maryland One Book selection for 2016. Authors Reynolds and Kiely visited Gilman earlier this fall. Maryland Humanities featured Avery and his rap in a recent newsletter. Check out the rap below.
Congratulations to 11 Gilman musicians, who were selected from among over 3,000 students who auditioned for the Maryland All-State orchestras, bands and choruses.
The Middle T Singers had a busy Saturday, performing for Pickersgill Retirement Center residents and then a second gig at RPCS Holiday Fair.
The beat goes on - the Gilman Drumline is ready for the big Gilman-McDonogh game - are you?
Three seniors have committed to play college lacrosse next year. Greyhounds attackman Austin Hudson has committed to Washington & Lee; midfielder Woody Kelly has signed with University of Denver; and midfielder Wade Oursler has signed with University of Maryland. Congratulations, boys!
The Upper School Classics Club sent two teams to the Eleanor Roosevelt Certamen in Greenbelt and both teams came home with a trophy in their category.
Trevor Khouzami '22 is sharing his love of baseball with the Carver Vo-Tech baseball team through a fundraiser that went far beyond his expectations.
Gilman's resident music video producer, eighth grader Max Sternlicht, just released his latest project, "Baltimore, Showing Its Heart." Take a look on YouTube.
An unofficial "Gilman" double in the Head of The Christina regatta held October 2 regatta Wilmington, Del. John Theodore '19 and Jules Ouwerkerk '18 raced their first race together (after only practicing for a couple of weeks in their double) in one of the most challenging head races in the mid-Atlantic region. They finished fourth with not much difference between their opponents (most of them established varsity crew teams who have been rowing together for much longer).
Max Ranney received a Facebook shout out from Lynne B. Kahn (Max '18's mom) for his super volunteerism with the Baltimore Hunger Project.
The Baltimore Sun shares what we at Gilman already know - Thomas Booker '18 is an all-around great scholar and athlete. Read the article on the Sun website.
Congratulations to Jairus Gaines '18, who tied for 10th in the Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach. "Jairus played golf with a capital G!" said AD Tim Holley. He is the second Gilman golfer to be selected to play in this prestigious tournament, following his former teammate, Charles Young Jr. '16, who played two years ago. Learn more about Jairus' lifelong passion for golf in this Baltimore Sun article.
Over Labor Day weekend 15 juniors worked for more than four hours washing cars to raise money for their class fund. 15 students (along with a few parents) washed a steady stream of cars at the Exxon on Seminary Avenue in Lutherville. With sunny skies, the boys had a great time catching up after summer break while raising money for their class.
Over the summer four of Coach Vaughan Smith's water polo players participated in the USA Water Polo's National Junior Olympics: Max Bethel '17, Gus Gulmert '18, and Nicholas Polydefkis '18 played on the Navy Aquatic Club's 18U team, and Will Gildea '19 on the 16U team...
Conrad Clemens '17 and his dad, Doug, are featured in this Baltimore Sun article about Roland Park beekeepers who are selling honey to benefit the Cornelia de Lange Syndrome (CdLS) Foundation...
Andrew Poverman '17 was featured in a recent Baltimore Jewish Times article about the value of study abroad programs. He described his experience as an exchange student at Porg School in Prague.
In the Middle School's first year of participation, Jordan Bonardi, Jacob Delgado, Stefan Velculescu, Class of '20; and Vasili Antoniades and Arvin Elangovan, Class of '21, competed in the National History Bee and Bowl. They succeeded beyond anyone's expectations. Parent Jamie Stowe wrote this blog post about their experience in Chicago.
John Fitzgerald '16 has been named The Baltimore Sun's male Athlete of the Year. During his senior year, John earned All-State honors in football, All-Metro honors in baseball and started on the Greyhounds' basketball team. In the fall, he will play football at Cornell University. Read the full article in The Baltimore Sun.