March 30, 2020:  Gov. Larry Hogan issued a stay-at-home order for Marylanders which means no one should leave their home for any reason other than essential work, to get food or other fundamental reason. The order takes effect at 8 pm.
For the GISW this means:

1. All GISW buildings will be closed for the foreseeable future. 

2. In order to give our teachers and parents more time to prepare, we are postponing both parent nights that were scheduled for tonight to Thursday at the same time.

Distance Learning until Friday, April 24th, 2020.

We are here for you as we continue to prepare for the 2020/21 school year. The Admissions Office remains open. Please complete this form and we will contact you:

GISW updates related to the Coronavirus:

Campus Life

In this section of the website you can find information on the more practical sides of school life at GISW: What school books does your child need and where can you purchase them? What's on the menu at the cafeteria this week? Could your child take the school bus to GISW? How do our counselors and the school nurse take care of your child when necessary? Policies, bulletin board, lost and found, and lots more...

If you have any questions, please contact the front office at 301.767.3800.


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