On Wednesday, April 28, Gunston students and faculty celebrated Earth Day (rescheduled from last week due to adverse weather conditions). The day began with a presentation from keynote speaker (and Gunston’s assistant girls’ lacrosse coach) Imani Black.
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The Golfing “fore” Gunston II fundraiser on Monday, May 3 at the Prospect Bay Country Club in Grasonville welcomed 90 golfers and two tennis players, including Gunston alumni, parents, past parents, and community supporters. A 9 a.m. shotgun start began the day, with teams competing for prizes while enjoying food, drinks and fun give-aways, while our tennis players enjoyed a game with a professional followed by lunch.
On Friday, April 24, our Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion David Miller, along with Director of College Guidance Kellee Webb, presented Gunston’s Bias Incident Response Protocol and Bystander Response Training to fellow school leaders throughout the Delmarva region.
This past Wednesday, April 14, the Assistant Athletic Director Carter Law, along with former Washington College crew coach (and local legend) John Wagner took a road trip to Kent School in Connecticut to pick up a new 8-man shell and oars.
Professional photography sessions, a Gunston Watershed Experience, original artwork by Ben Dize, a weekend getaway, front row seats for this year's graduation ceremony, and more!
Gunston will celebrate Earth Day on Wednesday, April 21, kicking off the day’s events with keynote speaker Imani Black, co-sponsored by Gunston’s Diversity Leaders and Environmental and Outing clubs.
On Tuesday, April 20, The Gunston School inducted 34 students into the National Honor Society (NHS) as parents, faculty, and fellow NHS members watched. The outdoor ceremony was held near Gunston’s waterfront between two cherry trees in full bloom.
More than 150 students in grades 9-12 celebrated the 2020-2021 school year at Pintail Point on Saturday, May 1.
The Gunston School recognized 157 students for earning High Honors and Honors for the third quarter of the 2020-2021 academic year.
Spies, murder, love, and other trademarks of Alfred Hitchcock come to life in the style of a 1940s radio broadcast of the master of suspense's earlier films. Featuring The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog (1927), The 39 Steps, and Sabotage, Vintage Hitchcock: A Live Radio Play is a triple feature, complete with vintage commercials that recreate a daring train chase, a serial killer's ominous presence, and a devastating explosion through the magic of live sound effects and musical underscoring.
Students from Gunston’s Science and Engineering Club’s TARC Project (The American Rocketry Challenge) travelled to Price, Md. last weekend to participate in the Maryland Delaware Rocketry Association’s Red Glare Event.
Danielle Simmons ’22 of Still Pond, Md. received the “I Dare You Leadership Award,” which is presented to youths who have demonstrated personal integrity, balanced living, and motivation for leadership.
On Saturday, April 24, the Gunston School hosted its first-ever Mid Atlantic Interscholastic Sailing Association (MDISA) Bronze Sailing Regatta at its waterfront campus on the Corsica river.
On Sunday, May 2nd, Gunston's triathlon team competed in their second multisport event of the season, the Nanticoke River Multisport Festival in Bivalve, Md. Gunston had six competing triathletes (swim/bike/run) and two duathletes (run/bike/run). The triathlon event consisted of a half mile river swim, 15 mile bike ride, and a 3 mile run while the duathlon featured a 1 mile run, 15 mile bike, and 3 mile run.
The Sailing Team paired up in a 4v4 Fleet Race against Saints Peter & Paul this past Tuesday, April 20. “While all of our Herons sailed exceptionally well, a kudos goes out to our graduating seniors Helene Boone and Hannah Worth for their first place finish."
After a hiatus in 2020, the Heron Cup was back for its sixth regatta on the Corsica River.
Gunston's Triathlon team had a successful event on Saturday, April 10 at the Hagerstown Duathlon. Five out of six triathletes hit the age group podium. Colin Hallmark ’24 earned gold in U16, Zoe Buzzelli ’24 and Allie Fitzgerald ’24 were 2nd/3rd in U16 and Thomas Umidi ’22 and Zack Adams ’23 were 2nd/3rd in 17-19.
Andrew Steele ’22 and Henry Sheets ’21 scored three goals a piece to lead the Herons over non-conference opponent FCA, 11-4.
Annabelle (Bellie) Camp (née Fichtner) '15 is a Conservation Fellow in the Winterthur/University of Delaware (UD) Program in Art Conservation, a three-year program jointly sponsored by the two institutions.
Bellie will graduate in 2022 with an M.S. in textile conservation.
Gunston alumna Ora Beth Mika ʼ03 worked in the healthcare field until her husband bought her a baking mixer. Now, she is competing in a televised baking competition show for a golden egg filled with $25,000.
The Class of 2020 on choosing a college, a major, and how to make connections during a pandemic.