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Building Community One Burger at a Time

Guest post by Daniel DeSmit ‘16: It all started with a desire to promote and enhance the sense of community at Gilman — a small thought that turned into a self-sustaining organization. At the end of my sophomore year, students and families were supporting the lacrosse team against Gilman’s big rival, McDonogh. There was a cookout going…

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Happy Birthday, Greyhounds!

Today, June 3rd, marks the 55th birthday of the Gilman “Greyhound”. Here’s a little history of the name, originally published in the Gilman-McDonogh 100th Football Game Program. When a name or a symbol has been around for a while, we start to take it for granted. It’s hard to imagine a time when it didn’t…

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Farewell From The Archives

Time seems to have flown by since I joined the school in February of 2015. I’ve taken part in two Alumni Weekends, the 100th Gilman-McDonogh game, made a number of classroom visits, and been peppered by so many questions from you all that I’ve lost count…

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Mother’s Day, Taiwan Style

Guest post by Cecilia Eppler, LS Modern Languages teacher: Our second grade boys have been exchanging letters and messages with students in the Shihyung School in Taiwan. Last week the boys got to meet their friends in person during their first Skype…

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Another Madness in March

Guest post by Diane Fuller, Director of Libraries: A bracket-style competition allowed students to vote on the books they like best in four book genres — classics, non-fiction, science fiction and young adult…