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Founded in 1897, Gilman School is a kindergarten through twelfth grade private independent day school for boys in Baltimore, Maryland.

Whether it is in the classroom, on the field, or in the community, every minute of every Gilman school day helps boys to grow to become principled young men.


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Ford Named Girls Lacrosse Coach of the Year

Mac Ford '81 has scored The Baltimore Sun All-Metro Girls Lacrosse Coach of the Year, after guiding Notre Dame Prep's Blazers to a 17-4 season and their first IAAM A Conference championship since 2003. Ford, a member of the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame after his playing career with Gilman, North Carolina and the U.S. national team, has a 56-24 record in his four years with the Blazers. Read all about it here.

Emala v. Holman at MLL All-Star Game

Davey Emala '09 and Marcus Holman '09 pose with Major League Lacrosse Commissioner Sandy Brown '81 after the MLL All-Star Game. Marcus outscored his former teammate, but Davy's MLL All-Star Team got the better of Marcus' Team USA squad in a 15-14 overtime win. Read more about the game here, and about Marcus' and Team USA's quest for gold in the 2018 FIL World Championship here.

Going Out on Top

In his final year as head coach, Brian Doud '82 has led Birmingham's Mountain Brook Spartans to the state championship in high school boys lacrosse. His son, Sean, was a defenseman for the team until graduation this year. Read more in the Over the Mountain Journal.

Golfer of the Year

Will Rosenfield '14, a junior at Trinity College, has been named NESCAC Men's Golfer of the Year. With a scoring average of 73.3, he has been a medalist in three tournament this season, including the NESCAC Championship, which the Bantams won. Read more here.

En Garde!

Amir Whitehead '21 has been selected to the 2017-18 USA Fencing All-American Second Team. Amir will be competing in the Cadet competition at the Summer Nationals Fencing Competition in St Louis, MO. 

Touching Sky

James Wieler '09 climbed to Uhuru Peak, the highest summit on Kilimanjaro. The sign in the photo says he's at 5,895 m (19,341 ft). 

Running in Georgia

After primaries were held for the 7th District House seat in Georgia, David Kim ‘97 has advanced to a runoff that will take place on July 24. The winner will face Republican Rep. Rob Woodall in November. Learn more on the David Kim for U.S. Congress website.

Using His Talent for Good

Matthew Schneider '29 and his sister Maggie spearheaded a benefit concert for the Johns Hopkins Children's Center. The benefit was their idea, after they lost an uncle to leukemia. The two performed on quarter-size violins along with a group of Juilliard-trained musicians. Learn more in this Baltimore Magazine profile.

Classics Students Bring Home Gold ... and More

Gilman’s classics program continues to prepare students for excellence. More than half of the tri-school students who took the 2018 National Latin and Mythology Exams earned awards. Three of our students won awards in the National Greek Exams as well. See the list of awardees here.