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Founded in 1897, Gilman School is a pre-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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Dr. Armand Taghizadeh '95 speaks to JV lacrosse

The JV Lacrosse Team invited noted Sports Psychiatrist Arman Taghizadeh '95 to campus in early March to do a session on mental skills training, which addresses performance anxiety and pre-game preparation. Learn more.

Jalen Rucker '19 on the Court

Senior Jalen Rucker has surpassed Cyrus Jones ‘12 to become Gilman Basketball’s all-time leading scorer. Click here for details and the list of the school’s all-time leading scorers.

Gerard "Rock" Harrison '93 at ACC wrestling championships

Gilman wrestling fans who tuned into the ACC Championships on ESPN online over the weekend may have recognized a familiar face. 

Hank Bethel is Gilman's 2019 football scholar-athlete

Hank Bethel '19 was one of 69 high school scholar-athletes honored by the Greater Baltimore Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame in March. Scholar-athletes are selected primarily for their ability on the football field and in the classroom. Other factors taken into consideration include extracurricular activities, leadership, and community activities. In the fall the multi-sport athlete will head to Bucknell University, where he will play lacrosse. 

Derrick Thompson '18  Tennis Player of the Week

Navy freshman Derrick Thompson '18 was named the Patriot League Male Tennis Player of the Week for the second time this season. The Mids' No. 2 singles player, Derrick's record stands at 9-1 in singles and 7-2 in doubles. Here's more from the Navy Sports website.

Sawyer Lynch '18 with John Sarbanes '80

Skiing, surfing, or chilling with friends during winter break? Not Sawyer Lynch '18! During his first winter break, the University of Maryland freshman served on Capitol Hill as an intern with Congressman John Sarbanes '80.

Max Costes '18 UM Big 10 Player-Freshman of the Week

Two out of three weeks for Max Costes '18! He is the Big Ten Freshman of the week for the second time after helping the Terrapins to a 3-1 record on the weekend, posting a pair of victories over Stetson and a win over Delaware. Learn more here.

Kevin Walker '15 UNC Scholar-Athlete

Kevin Walker '15 was honored by UNC with an Athletic Director’s Scholar-Athlete Award at halftime during the basketball game last weekend. One junior or senior on each UNC team was honored for academic excellence. Congratulations Kevin!

Gilman boys at S, FL Internat'l Water Polo Tournament

Will Gildea ’19, Adam Masom ’20, Ben Thomas ’20, Ian Raley ’21, and Antonio Mendez-Trendler ’21 played in the South Florida Water Polo Tournament as members of the Naval Academy Aquatic Water Polo Team over Presidents' Day Weekend 2019. 

Ayende Watson jumps at ACC Indoor Track & Field Championships

Ayende Watson ’18 concluded his freshman indoor track season at UVA with a seasons best 24' 3.75" and received 2nd Team All ACC Honors at the ACC Indoor Track & Field Championships. His long jump ranked as the 7th best in UVA track & field history – and the 3rd best by a freshman. 

LAX Gathering

Members of the Gilman Class of 2015 held an impromptu reunion in Chapel Hill when the UNC lacrosse team hosted Harvard. Learn more here.