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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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of graduates attend a most competitive or highly competitive college



Seniors Ehren Dietrick and Aidan Radinsky

Gilman students were in the top two winning teams in the recent McDonogh Hackathon. Seniors Ehren Dietrick and Aidan Radinsky were part of the team that took first place in the Hackathon. Second place was won by a team including Gilman freshmen Connor Basham and Charlie Dietrick.

Richard Tucker '47 as a Gilman lacrosse player

The contributions of STX founder Richard Tucker '47 to the growth of lacrosse is the subject of this WJZ-TV story. Tucker created the first plastic lacrosse stick.

Bridge Named for Chris Coffland ’84

A bridge over Loch Raven Reservoir has been named in honor of Army Cpl. Chris Coffland ’84, who was killed in Afghanistan in 2009. Click here for a summary and photos from the ceremony, and read an article about Chris and the nonprofit founded by his sister after his death to support wounded veterans.

Cyrus Jones from PressBox

From PressBox: As Baltimore Ravens cornerback and return specialist Cyrus Jones settles down in his new NFL home, the Baltimore native is using his life experiences to give back to the community that made him who he is today... 

Chris Hlubb '93 portrait

Chris Hlubb ’93 has returned to Maryland and is working to advance and develop agritech and aquatech projects and mentor entrepreneurs through the F3 Tech Accelerator. Learn more.

Wiggins and Simms at podium

Two of the Class of 1968s "Fantastic Four," Willard Wiggins and Stuart Simms, recalled their experiences at Gilman School during the earliest days of integration in this Baltimore Sun article.

Sandy London's Black Wing sBeating cover

Alex "Sandy" London's new book was the Today Show's Young Adult pick for fall. BuzzFeed Books Editor Isaac Fitzgerald called it “a fantasy novel unlike anything you’ve ever read before…I can’t wait for book two!” Here's the link to the Today Show's book review segment. A fun Gilman connection:  Sandy's literary agency, Sterling Lord Literistic, also represented Walter Lord '35 and Frank DeFord '57.

Mekhi Johnson in the US Library

“Wired Different,” the new series from three-time NBA Champion Stephen Curry and Under Armour Basketball, explores those who are rewriting the future in their respective fields. In the third episode, Stephen's special guest is Mekhi Johnson '18. Here's the video.

Wolfgang Drake '16

Wolfgang Drake ‘16 earned a spot on the starting line of the 2018 Ironman World Championship, where he had the distinction of being the youngest competitor at the race. He represented the United States Army, United States Military Academy, and the West Point triathlon team in Kona. His efforts to join the West Point team are featured in this story.

Accolades Continue for Thomas Booker '18

Thomas Booker '18 continues to be honored for his high school football career even though he has moved on to the collegiate level. He was one of the 69 members of the inaugural National Football Foundation's High School Scholar-Athlete Class, honoring the top 2017-18 scholar-athletes from around the country. 

Cyrus Ravens press conference

Former Gilman football teammates Cyrus Jones '12 and Henry Poggi '13 reconnected as teammates with the New England Patriots for a few days before Cyrus was re-signed by the Baltimore Ravens. Here's a Baltimore Sun article, No, Cyrus Jones isn't a Patriots 'spy.'  Cyrus had a solid debut for the Ravens returning punts and winning bragging rights in the Gilman face-off with the Titans' WR Darius Jennings '11.

Finney-Greene Scholars at Yoga Outreach

Inspired by the School’s 2018-19 Mind Body Spirit theme, we invited promising young men, identified by Baltimore City school administrators, to join us for waterfront yoga at Under Armour’s Performance Center. Our own Finney-Greene Scholars served as excellent role models for guests. Nigel Cooper ’20 documented the event with these photos.