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2019

2019

  • March

    Josef Marschall '22 Featured for his Dedication to the Marshall Legacy Institute

    As featured in the Carroll County Times, March 27, 2019
    Photo credit: Carroll County Times


    When Josef Marschall, a Glenelg Country School freshman, outgrew the Children AgainstsMines program by graduating from the lower school, he decided to take his activism into his own hands.

    The Westminster resident, who has been involved in the Marshall Legacy Institute’s program since third grade, spoke to a service organization at Integrace Fairhaven in Sykesville last week to share his new mission: an independent fundraising campaign for an MDD, or land mine detection dog.
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  • 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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  • GCS wins Maryland Independent Schools Tournament championship

    An already memorable season became even more special for the Glenelg Country boys basketball team this past week.
    Coming off an 18-win regular season, which tripled last year’s total, the Dragons capped the 2018-19 campaign with three victories in four days to claim the Maryland Independent Schools Tournament championship. In the title game against Gilman on Friday night, they built an 18-point lead in the first quarter en route to securing a 69-55 triumph.
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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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