The US Jazz Band traveled to New York City to participate in a workshop at Lincoln Center, tour historic musical sights, and attend a performance of the NY Philharmonic as well as a sound check with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. Members of the String Ensemble and Music History classes also made the trip. Gilman music alumni joined the students for lunch and dinner.
Gilman's cybersecurity team participated in the CyberPatriot National Youth Cyber Education Program for the second year, advancing to the platinum level of the state rounds and placing in the top 10% nationwide.
The Middle School held its annual Hoops for Habitat, raising nearly $1,500 for Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake. This year the day had two new service components: Teams that were eliminated early in the event moved on to one of two activities: making lunch bags for the Weinberg Housing and Resource Center or writing letters for Operation Gratitude. Click here for a slide show of the day's activities.
Lower School boys were excited about the recent book fair, which raised money to fund author visits. See the boys in action at the fair and learn about recent visits by Caldecott award winning illustrator Jerry Pinkney and Good Night Owl author Greg Pizzoli, winner of the Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Award.
Join Gilman alumni, parents, faculty and staff for an old-fashioned Bull Roast and Silent Auction on Friday, March 3, 2017, in the Redmond C. Finney Athletic Center. Visit the Bull Roast page for more details and to reserve your tickets.