School News


Gerstell Academy is looking forward to welcoming all Pre-K and Kindergarten applicants to a morning of fun and learning.
The Gerstell Academy Parent's Association is proud to present "Winterfest" on Saturday, December 2nd.
Gerstell Academy 5th Grade students demonstrated their manners and social skills during the annual "Manners" Luncheon.
Jillian Wilson and Michael Ippolito signed their NCAA National Letter of Intent to play Division 1 college lacrosse - Jillian will play for the Loyola Greyhounds (Baltimore, Maryland) and Michael for the Highpoint Panthers (Highpoint, North Carolina).
Gerstell Academy faculty, staff and students joined the National "Dress Down Day" and wore their jeans to school in return for a donation to support our troops.
The Gerstell Academy Cross Country team placed 2nd in the MIAA "C" Conference Championship. The annual event was held at the Oregon Ridge Park in Hunt Valley.
Gerstell Academy Lower School is known for it's excellent Leadership Circles, and a recent expression of Gerstell Academy Leadership Principle #10 demonstrated our Second Grade students' passion, conviction and persistence as they explained the Hubble telescope and our Earth's place in the universe.
Gerstell Academy middle and upper school students participated in a social media contest this week to share and retweet our upcoming open house. The winners were treated to a visit from "The Cow" ice cream truck and were permitted to wear sneakers or "hoodies" over their uniforms for the day. The 8th and 10th grade classes won the contest with the highest percentage of tweets and re-tweets on Twitter, Instagram and shares on Facebook.
The Gerstell Academy Boy's Varsity Soccer team is enjoying their first season with Coach Ashley Murphy, and hopeful as they look towards the MIAA B playoffs.
Students in Pre-Kindergarten through 5th Grade welcomed their parents for a day of excitement and learning. The students worked with one another and their parents on a variety of projects and activities throughout the morning and afternoon sessions.

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"Gerstell Academy is the only leadership school in the area, and our children have benefited greatly by its values-based curriculum."

Leadership permeates all aspects of the curriculum. Students are encouraged to demonstrate their leadership in school, at home, and in the community.

"The admissions process at Gerstell Academy was a wonderfully welcoming experience. From the moment we entered the Robert E. Smith Hall, we knew that Gerstell was where we wanted our child to be."

"The challenging academics at Gerstell Academy taught our daughter to think critically and to be prepared to compete in an increasingly global society. We loved the Spanish fluency requirement."

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Gerstell Academy aspires and endeavors to remain a vibrant contributing member of our local communities.

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