The Gerstell Academy Art Department is sponsoring a student competition. Mrs. Estes and Ms. Pollasch invite ALL students to create an original artwork for the 2019 Gerstell Academy holiday card. Please carefully read details and all contest requirements. All student artwork entries must be submitted no later than Tuesday, October 15, 2019.
Recent Gerstell Academy graduate, Max Friedman '19, is Selected by National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA) for the Male Student-Athlete Scholarship Award for the United States.
For the past four years, Mr. Daniel Gourley has taught Leadership to sixth and eighth grade students at Gerstell Academy. He is no stranger to teaching as he has been working in the educational field for the past twenty-two years.
Gerstell Academy senior and current varsity athlete, Max Friedman, has been selected by the Maryland State Athletic Directors' Association (MSADA) as the male recipient of the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association Student-Athlete Scholarship Award.
The day Mrs. Paula Dackermann visited an open house at Gerstell Academy, she felt as if she had come home. In 2006, she began her Gerstell career as a substitute teacher before joining Gerstell full-time later that year as a Kindergarten instructor.
Gerstell Academy senior and current student body president, Antonio Holland has known since middle school that he wanted to join a military service academy or attend college via the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) program. This desire to push himself to his limits and serve our country certainly comes as no surprise to Gerstell teachers and classmates who have known Antonio since he became a Falcon way back in the second grade.
Mrs. Heather Snider joined Gerstell Academy in 2004 as the founding Director of our Before and Aftercare Child Care Program, developing it into the success it is today. In 2010, acting on her passion for teaching children, Mrs. Snider taught Intermediate Science and assumed additional responsibilities such as substitute teaching.