On Friday, September 1st, Gerstell Academy Upper School students and faculty traveled to First Fruits Farm in Freeland, Maryland to spend the day harvesting corn and potatoes to share with local food banks and homeless shelters. Community service is an integral part of the Gerstell mission, and students, faculty and staff participate in this annual service opportunity.
During the summer hiatus, Lower School students and their families were asked to read Cody Harmon, King of Pets, by Claudia Mills. Upon completion of the book, students were asked to create a project based on the book. On Friday, September 1st, the Lower School students celebrated First Friday with the day’s events centered around the general themes of the book which included a showcase of the projects created by the students.
On Tuesday, June 27th and Wednesday, June 28th, Gerstell Academy played host to the UnderArmour 150, a premier girls lacrosse recruiting combine. This invitation-only eventspotlights the top 2025 and 2026 girls' lacrosse players in the country.
Gerstell Academy is thrilled to announce the appointment of our new Varsity Boys Lacrosse Coach. We are delighted to welcome Coach Ryan Drenner to campus as the Head Boys Lacrosse Coach. He will also serve as a full-time faculty member.
Jillian Wilson, a 2018 graduate of Gerstell Academy and a recent graduate of Loyola University Maryland, has set the standard for success. Jillian is a true testament to the Gerstell Principle #7 Work to Reach your full potential.
On February 26th, Gerstell Academy sophomore, Imari Owens won third place in the Regional Poetry Out Loud competition. Her love for the spoken word is evident to all who witness her recitation and passion for poetry.