School News and Events


  • June

    Glenelg Country School celebrated its 30th Commencement Ceremony

    Glenelg Country School celebrated its 30th Commencement Ceremony on Friday, June 7, 2019.  We recognized and honored each of our 86 graduates for their many accomplishments and contributions during their time with us.  This was the largest graduating class in the school’s history, and it included 23 “lifers” (students who have attended 13 or more consecutive years).
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  • May

    The Marshall Legacy Institute K9-9K

    The 5th Annual Dr. Seuss Read-A-Thon and the 9th Annual K9-9K benefiting The Marshall Legacy Institute took place on Friday, April 26 and Saturday, April 27.
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  • March

    P&FA Spring Trivia Night

    On April 13th, the P&FA is hosting a GCS Trivia Night in the Middle School. This adults-only event is open to the entire GCS community!

    Join us from 6:30-9:30pm in the Mulitz Theater for some friendly competition. Tickets are $35/person and include hors d'oeuvres, a signature cocktail served by GCS celebrity bartenders, FREE babysitting and event night prizes.

    Register Today!
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  • February

    Paar Brothers' Love for GCS Basketball Featured in the Baltimore Sun

    As featured in the Baltimore Sun, February 14, 2019

    Shortly after the third-quarter buzzer sounded in Glenelg Country boys basketball’s game at John Carroll on Jan. 23, Justin Paar got up from the Dragons’ bench and zeroed in on the referee holding the game ball.

    Up until that point, it was Justin’s younger brothers, Chase and Cole, who represented the Paar family on the court. Cole, a 6-foot-8 sophomore, has been the Dragons’ lone underclassman starter for much of the season, while Chase stands at 6-foot-10 and is the only senior on the roster. 
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  • Kikanae Punyua ’11: A Vision for Maasai Welfare in Kenya

    Scott Doughty, Middle School Latin Teacher
    The Osiligi Medical Center, a planned building to house a pharmacy, medical lab, vision center, and dentist’s office, moved one step closer to reality in August, when David Weeks, director of global education and community service, and Dr. Tayo Awotunde, a Maryland pharmacist, traveled to Narok, Kenya to meet with Kikanae Punyua ’11 and a local contractor to discuss breaking ground.
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  • January

    Varsity Boys Basketball team traveled to New York City

    The GCS Boys Basketball team traveled to New York City on MLK weekend for the 16th Annual Big Apple Shootout. The Dragons were matched up against Long Island’s Lawrence Woodmere Academy and their star player Aidan Igiehon (Louisville commit). The Dragons won the game 44-39. Jordan Brathwaite ’20 was named game MVP, and Ian Swartz ’20 won the Academic Achievement Award.
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  • GCS Varsity Girls Indoor Track team wins the IAAM B Conference Championship!

    Congratulations to the Varsity Girls Indoor Track team for winning the IAAM B Conference Championship! Great performances all around at the indoor track and field championships.
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An independent school serving students from age 2 through grade 12 in Howard County, Maryland.