The linguistic and cultural benefits that the Summer Spain program provides has an important impact on students for years to come. And our students agree!
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"Be yourself, be gracious, be Gilman." - Quinn Beagle '19
Members of the Class of 2019 engaged in a workplace internship with an adult mentor called a Senior Encounter, the capstone of each senior's Gilman experience. Read about their experiences here.
The Red Cross Club works to install 100+ smoke detectors.
More than 70 of our classics students who took the 2019 National Latin Exam have earned awards. Seniors Jefferson Arthur and Morgan Zinn have each won a book award for five gold medals. Seniors Will Dowling, Aidan Holmgren, and Noah Jun, and juniors Justin Bai and Stefan Velculescu, each won a book award for four gold medals. Congratulations to all of our awardees, who demonstrate that knowledge is monumentum aere perennius.
Ibrahim Ashruf '20 was honored by the Archdiocese of Baltimore for volunteering more than 100 hours of service with the group TeCanal.
Jack Paternotte ’27 has won the Mid-Atlantic Squash Championship for under-11 players. He is ranked #1 in the state for his age group and #41 in the U.S. Jack always plays in his Gilman gear and proudly represents the School. He is known by players and parents as a gentleman on and off the court. Well done, Jack!
In their efforts to support their special needs siblings, senior Grant Emry, junior Taylor Classen, and sophomore Cole Emry are bringing awareness of and support for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities by organizing a Gilman Special Olympics Polar Bear Plunge group and have now launched a Best Buddies chapter. Learn more here.
Kofi and Amir Whitehead are included in the New York Times story "Generation Z: In Their Own Words." The newspaper selected 995 young people from around the country. See Kofi (Class of '19) here. See Amir (Class of '21) here.
Gilman hallways aren't the only place you can see featured art from our talented students.
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.
Seventh graders Travis Lee Dutton, Aman Garg, and Jesse Zhong scored sixth of 21 area independent schools in the Johns Hopkins University Tower of Power competition with a tower of 139 cm. Well done!
Arjun N. ’23 developed a plan and led a clothing drive for needy families. He and members of the Student Council collected and delivered 50+ bags of gently used clothing for the Franciscan Center of Baltimore.
Charlie Niccolini ‘21 will play the role of the Crown Prince Edward in Shakespeare Theatre Company's upcoming production of Richard the Third from February 5–March 10, 2019 in Washington D.C. Get more information and tickets here.
It took a village to replenish Gilman’s tree canopy when 30 new trees were planted around campus on a cold and sunny fall Saturday. Alongside the hard-working Building and Grounds crew, 14 students assisted with digging, planting, and mulching. Learn more here.
An editorial by Noah Jun '19 on the continuing relevance of the classics has been published in Torch:U.S., the magazine of the Junior Classical League. Find it on pages 8-9 of the winter issue.
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.
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.