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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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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.

Marcus Wang Addresses Cum Laude Inductees

Marcus Wang ’00, co-founder, president, and general manager of ZytoGen, delivered the keynote address of the Cum Laude ceremony. See the list of new inductees and a slide show here.

Mekhi Johnson is Accepted by All Eight Ivy League Colleges

More than 280,000 applications were sent to Ivy League schools last year. Less than five applicants achieved the distinction of acceptance by all eight schools. Mekhi Johnson is the first Gilman student to do so. Learn more here.

Comcast Awards Scholarship to Joshua Fitzgerald

Joshua Fitzgerald '18 is one of 101 Maryland students to receive a scholarship from Comcast NBCUniversal for the 2018-19 school year. This one-time $1,000 scholarship is awarded to the best and brightest high school seniors for their community service, academic performance and leadership skills.

Redwood Makes His Mark on World Lacrosse

When the FIL World Lacrosse Championships open in July, Gilman will be well-represented. In addition to Marcus Holman '09, who will suit up for Team USA, his former teammate Evan Redwood '08 will take the field for Team Jamaica. Jamaica will be making its first-ever appearance on lacrosse's biggest stage, and Redwood has played a vital role in establishing lacrosse on the island nation by recruiting players, hosting clinics, setting up youth leagues, securing equipment, and raising much-needed funds. Learn more about Team Jamaica and follow Evan’s progress here. 

Chair and Professor Civin

Marcus Civin '94 makes a move from MICA to University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where he will become the chair of the department of art and a professor of art, effective July 15.

Gilman Bands Win Six Flags Honors

Five Gilman bands participated in the Music in the Parks program at Six Flags recently.​ The US Band received a rating​ of Excellent, US Handbells received a Superior​ rating​, and MS Handbells received an Excellent ​rating​. US Jazz Band and the 7th/8th Grade Band also participated.

Ouwerkerk and Theodore are USRowing Champs

Crew Hounds Jules Ouwerkerk '18 and John Theodore '19 are the new USRowing Mid-Atlantic Youth Champions in the men’s 2x. The races were held on May 12-13 in West Windsor, N.J. With this win they have qualified for the national championships in Sacramento CA June 8-10.

Starting Up

Teams of budding entrepreneurs took the stage to pitch their business ideas to a panel of alumni “sharks,” at the Demo Day for the course Entrepreneurship: The Startup Experience. They were guided through the process of ideation, business planning, and concept pitch by a team of alumni and parent mentors. 

Congrats, JV Tennis!

JV tennis are MIAA team champs! They prevailed against Loyola, 4-1. Congrats!