May 16, 2024

Ballet to Perform ‘Peter Pan’ at GMHS


Ballet Caliente will present “Peter Pan” at Great Mills High School on June 9 and 10, 2023.

COVID Spreads in St. Mary’s Schools

St. Mary’s County’s public middle schools and high schools are reporting some of the worst COVID-19 outbreaks since the pandemic began. Less than 10% of the state’s 1,449 schools have reported outbreaks, and they are of 10 or fewer students. St. Mary’s four public middle schools plus Leonardtown and Great Mills high schools total more than 400 cases.

Great Mills HS Suffers 17th US School Shooting in 2018

Great Mills HS

Great Mills High School in Lexington Park, Maryland, is at the top of the list — for March 20 — of the 17 school shootings in the US since the start of this year.

GMHS STEM Students Present Projects


As 34 of the seniors at Great Mills High School get closer to graduation, they are also completing STEM Capstone Presentations, and on April 14 from 5 to 7 pm, the community can come to the school and get a glimpse of what these students have been doing.

SMECO Sponsors So. Md. Computer Bowl

Computer Bowl SMECO

For Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative, sponsoring the 27th annual Southern Maryland High School Computer Bowl on March is about encouraging the software developers of tomorrow.

CSM Hosts VEX Robotics Competition


CSM hosted the February 2016 VEX Robotics Competition where students build robots to compete in qualifying matches, elimination matches and Skills Challenges.

GMHS Students’ Stand Up! App Wins Award

To compete in Rep. Hoyer’s first app competition, GMHS students created Stand Up!, an app aimed at raising awareness of cyber bullying for teen girls, bystanders, and parents.

GMHS Tweeting & Making Great Connections

Student/faculty interactions boost school spirit, recognize student efforts and help faculty address issues.

GMHS Takes 2 of Top 4 Computer Bowl Spots

Encouraging the programmers of tomorrow, Southern Maryland High School Computer Bowl celebrates 25th anniversary with nearly 60 student participants.

Local STEM Students Qualify for US Championship

Students from Great Mills and Mattawoman earned the right to compete in the US Open Robotics Championship, to be held in Nebraska.