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Encyclopedia > Gaithersburg High School

Gaithersburg High School (GHS) is a four-year high school in Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States. Part of Montgomery County Public Schools, the school was founded in 1904 as Gaithersburg School, offering grades K-12. Since 1951, the school has been located at 314 South Frederick Avenue at 68,184 sq. ft. Currently, the school offers education for grades 9-12 with an enrollment of 2208 for the 2006-2007 academic year. The mascot is the Trojan and the school colors are blue and gold. Sports teams include swimming and diving, soccer, basketball, football, volleyball, golf, tennis, field hockey, lacrosse, baseball, softball, poms, cheerleading, wrestling, cross country, indoor track, outdoor track and ice hockey. Students have access to edline, an online learning tool. At the beginning of the 2006-2007 school year, a long awaited wing was opened near the auditorium. Image File history File links Question_book-3. ... Gaithersburg is a city in Montgomery County, Maryland. ... Official language(s) None (English, de facto) Capital Annapolis Largest city Baltimore Largest metro area Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan Area Area  Ranked 42nd  - Total 12,407 sq mi (32,133 km²)  - Width 101 miles (145 km)  - Length 249 miles (400 km)  - % water 21  - Latitude 37° 53′ N to 39° 43′ N... The Montgomery County Public Schools system in Montgomery County, Maryland, USA is noted for its nationwide excellence. ...


General Information


  • Stephen Bedford 2000-2003
  • Martin Svercek (Acting) 2003
  • Gary Miller 2003-2005
  • Darryl Williams- the man 2005-2007
  • Michael J. Ridge (Acting) 2007
  • Christine Handy Collins 2007-

Current School Administrators

  • Mrs. Christine Handy Collins, Principal
  • Mrs. Laurie Bricker, Assistant Principal
  • Mrs. Traci Townsend, Assistant Principal
  • Mr. Gargolye Ridge, Assistant Principal
  • Mrs. Brenda Wilks, Assistant Principal

Gaithersburg High School Sports Accomplishments

1958 Boys Basketball State Finalist

1961 Boys Cross Country State Champions

1965 Boys Track and Field State Champions

1965 Boys Cross Country State Finalist

1966 Boys Track and Field State Champions

1969 Boys Track and Field State Finalist

1970 Boys Cross Country State Finalist

1971 Boys Cross Country State Champions

1972 Wrestling State Finalist

1973 Boys Cross Country State Finalist

1973 Boys Golf State Finalist

1974 Boys Golf State Champions

1985 Boys Golf State Champions

1986 Boys Track and Field State Champions

1986 Football State Champions

1987 Boys Golf State Finalist

1988 Baseball Regional Champions, State Semi-finalists

1989 Boys Track and Field State Finalist

1989 Football State Finalist

1993 Football State Champions

1992 Baseball State Finalist

1993 Baseball State Finalist

1995 Boys Track and Field State Finalist

1995 Football State Finalist

1996 Boys Golf State Finalist

1996 County Cheerleading Champions

1997 Baseball State Finalist

1997 NJROTC Air Rifle Team State Champions

1998 Basketball State Champions

1998 Boys Track and Field State Champions

1999 Softball State Champions

1999 Football State Finalist

1999 NJROTC Air Rifle Team State Champions

2000 Undefeated State Football Champions 13-0

2000 Boys Volleyball County Champions

2000 Boys Track and Field State Champions

2000 Boys Cross Country State Champions

2000 NJROTC Air Rifle Team State Champions

2001 Gymnastics State Champions

2001 Boys Track and Field State Finalist

2001 Boys Cross Country State Finalist

2001 NJROTC Air Rifle Team State Champions

2002 Boys Track and Field State Champions

2004 Boys Cross Country State Finalist

2005 Girls Volleyball State Champions

2006 Girls Basketball State Finalist

2006 County Cheerleading Champions

2007 Boys Outdoor Track and Field State Finalists

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External Links

  • Gaithersburg High School Website
  • Blue and Gold Newspaper, GHS School Newspaper
  • Bird's eye view of Gaithersburg High School
  • Gaithersburg Trojan Football Website



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