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What's Happening with Gilman Students

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McLaughlin ‘26 Works to Get Out the Vote

James McLaughlin ’26 began serving on the Student Advisory Board of Baltimore Votes in February. “Our main goal is to encourage students to serve as election judges,” he said. He will lead a panel discussion at the Maryland Civic Education and Engagement Leadership Summit.

Ethics Bowl Team Does It Right at Regionals

In the summer of 2023, Neel Behari ’25 and Peter Eiswert ’25 initiated Ethics Bowl involvement at Gilman. One of the newly formed teams came in first place at the Mid-Atlantic High School Ethics Bowl held at the University of Baltimore on February 3.

Sophomores See Success at Speech and Debate

Elijah Noyes '26 and Jack Jaffee '26 went undefeated in JV Public Forum (pictured), and Randy Liu '26 earned a ranking of 1 in a round in Original Oratory at the last league tournament of the season.

Middle School Math Students Make It Count

Five Middle School students participated in the MathCounts Baltimore/Chesapeake Chapter Competition at McDonogh on Saturday, February 3. Gilman placed fourth in the Team Round and will continue to the State Competition in March at Johns Hopkins University. The team members also qualified to compete individually in the State Competition. 

Historic Day in the Pool at MIAA Swimming Championships

It was a historic day in the pool for the Gilman swim team on Saturday, February 3 at the MIAA Swimming Championships held at Loyola University. Six Gilman swim team records fell, and three All-American consideration times were achieved. Congratulations to all!

Swim Records Broken After 25 and 39 Years

Jackson Heether '25 and Max Kunisaki '25 broke two of the oldest Gilman swim records at the meet against Calvert Hall on Thursday, January 25, which the team also collectively won. Heether broke the 50 free record, last set in 1999, and Kunisaki broke the 500 free record, last set in 1985.

Baltimore Sun High School Athlete of the Week is Cam Brown '25

Each week, The Baltimore Sun recognizes one male and one female high school player for their athletic achievements. For January 22-28, it recognized Gilman's own Cam Brown '25 for his performance in track and field. He earned two gold medals at the MIAA championships on Friday, January 26, with a personal best in the high jump (6 feet, 2 inches).

Five Gilman Winners at Yale Model UN

Twenty-nine Upper School students from Gilman competed at Yale Model UN over the weekend of January 18-21 in New Haven, Connecticut. Five came away with awards. “All of the members of the club are some of the most impressive young men at Gilman,” said the team’s coach, Upper School English teacher Jake Scott.

2024 All State Ensembles

Congratulations to the following students who were selected (out of almost 5,000!) to the 2024 Maryland All State Ensembles.