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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | October 25, 2012
After a seven-month search, the Gilman School has named a new headmaster. Henry P.A. Smyth, the school's assistant headmaster for the last two years, was unanimously selected to take over the position by the school's Board of Trustees after being recommended by a committee of alumni, trustees, parents and faculty members, the school said. The committee had worked with a consulting firm and conducted a national search to replace John E. Schmick, who announced in March his plan to leave the school at the end of this school year.
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By Larry Perl, lperl@tribune.com | July 24, 2013
A moving truck was parked outside the headmaster's house as Andrew Holmgren started his new job as leader of the prestigious Calvert School on July 16. "I'm a firm believer in doing things when you're ready," said Holmgren, 40, who is a headmaster for the first time in his career. "I'd be foolish if I wasn't a little nervous. " Formerly head of the middle school at the Collegiate School in New York, Holmgren becomes the seventh headmaster of the 116-year-old Calvert School in Tuscany-Canterbury.
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By Erica L. Green, The Baltimore Sun | February 7, 2013
The Calvert School, a private day school with a nationally recognized homeschooling curriculum, will welcome a new headmaster in July, the school announced Thursday. Andrew Holmgren, currently the head of the Middle School at Collegiate School in New York City, will become the North Baltimore school's seventh headmaster. He will replace Andrew Martire, who has been headmaster of the Calvert School since 2004. Martire had accepted the job of Head of School at the Kinkaid School in Houston.
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By Erica L. Green, The Baltimore Sun | February 7, 2013
The Calvert School, a private day school with a nationally recognized homeschooling curriculum, will welcome a new headmaster in July, the school announced Thursday. Andrew Holmgren, currently the head of the Middle School at Collegiate School in New York City, will become the North Baltimore school's seventh headmaster. He will replace Andrew Martire, who has been headmaster of the Calvert School since 2004. Martire had accepted the job of Head of School at the Kinkaid School in Houston.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | November 16, 2011
Alexander Hamilton "Ham" Bishop III, a respected headmaster who led five independent schools during his lengthy career in education, died of kidney failure complications Saturday at ManorCare Health Services Dulaney. He was 85 and lived in North Baltimore. Educational colleagues said he was often sought out as a school administrator. In 1994, he was the first head of the Odyssey School, founded by parents of dyslexic children. "He gave the new school instant credibility," said Marty Sweeney, Odyssey's head.
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From staff reports | March 14, 2012
John E. Schmick, the Gilman School's headmaster, announced Wednesday that he will step down in July 2013 after a replacement is found. "It is a privilege to lead the school that I love for so many years. Even during my days as a student, a dream of mine was to be headmaster of Gilman," Schmick said in an e-mail message to the school community. When he was named, Schmick told the Board of Trustees that he would only stay for three to five years. He will leave after six years.
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | August 22, 2012
The headmaster of the Calvert School in North Baltimore will depart at the end of the coming academic year for a new position at a school in Houston, school officials announced Wednesday. Andrew Martire has been headmaster of the Calvert School, located in the Tuscany-Canterbury neighborhood of Baltimore, since 2004. He has accepted the job of Head of School at the Kinkaid School in Houston starting next year. Both schools are private coeducational schools for students in kindergarten through eighth grade.
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By Larry Perl, lperl@tribune.com | July 24, 2013
A moving truck was parked outside the headmaster's house as Andrew Holmgren started his new job as leader of the prestigious Calvert School on July 16. "I'm a firm believer in doing things when you're ready," said Holmgren, 40, who is a headmaster for the first time in his career. "I'd be foolish if I wasn't a little nervous. " Formerly head of the middle school at the Collegiate School in New York, Holmgren becomes the seventh headmaster of the 116-year-old Calvert School in Tuscany-Canterbury.
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By Sara Neufeld and Sara Neufeld,SUN STAFF | February 9, 2004
The 1978 valedictorian of the Boys' Latin School in North Baltimore will end his career in military intelligence to become the school's new headmaster, the board of trustees has announced. Scott K. Gibson III, 42, a lieutenant colonel in the Air Force, will assume the school's top post after headmaster M. Mercer Neale III retires in June. Neale has been headmaster since 1994. Gibson was unavailable for comment. He said in a statement that he wants to give back to his alma mater, which provided him and his classmates with "excellent classroom instruction" and "lessons in character."
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By Fred Rasmussen and Fred Rasmussen,SUN STAFF | January 6, 1998
Ludlow Hopkins Baldwin, a former Gilman School headmaster who brought diversity to the school and guided it through the turbulent '60s, died Friday of complications from a stroke at Roland Park Place Retirement Community. He was 92.A Baltimore native, Mr. Baldwin graduated from City College in 1921 and Gilman School in 1922. He earned a bachelor's degree in 1926 and a master's degree in archaeology from the Johns Hopkins University in 1947.A 1929 graduate of Harvard Law School, he practiced law for one week in New York City before he abandoned his legal career, returned to Baltimore and went to work for Terminal Warehouse Co. He served as president of the storage firm from 1936 to 1942.
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | October 25, 2012
After a seven-month search, the Gilman School has named a new headmaster. Henry P.A. Smyth, the school's assistant headmaster for the last two years, was unanimously selected to take over the position by the school's Board of Trustees after being recommended by a committee of alumni, trustees, parents and faculty members, the school said. The committee had worked with a consulting firm and conducted a national search to replace John E. Schmick, who announced in March his plan to leave the school at the end of this school year.
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | August 22, 2012
The headmaster of the Calvert School in North Baltimore will depart at the end of the coming academic year for a new position at a school in Houston, school officials announced Wednesday. Andrew Martire has been headmaster of the Calvert School, located in the Tuscany-Canterbury neighborhood of Baltimore, since 2004. He has accepted the job of Head of School at the Kinkaid School in Houston starting next year. Both schools are private coeducational schools for students in kindergarten through eighth grade.
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By Eileen Ambrose, The Baltimore Sun | June 25, 2012
William Waters Kirk IV, a Baltimore native and former headmaster of the Calvert School, died June 18 of Parkinson's disease. He was 91. "He took justifiable pride in the influential role he played in the development of thousands of young people," his son-in-law Jack Anderson wrote in an email. "His generation is often referred to as 'The Greatest,' and I would hold William Kirk up as an example of why it has been so recognized. " Mr. Kirk was reared by a widowed mother in the Walbrook neighborhood in West Baltimore.
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From staff reports | March 14, 2012
John E. Schmick, the Gilman School's headmaster, announced Wednesday that he will step down in July 2013 after a replacement is found. "It is a privilege to lead the school that I love for so many years. Even during my days as a student, a dream of mine was to be headmaster of Gilman," Schmick said in an e-mail message to the school community. When he was named, Schmick told the Board of Trustees that he would only stay for three to five years. He will leave after six years.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | November 16, 2011
Alexander Hamilton "Ham" Bishop III, a respected headmaster who led five independent schools during his lengthy career in education, died of kidney failure complications Saturday at ManorCare Health Services Dulaney. He was 85 and lived in North Baltimore. Educational colleagues said he was often sought out as a school administrator. In 1994, he was the first head of the Odyssey School, founded by parents of dyslexic children. "He gave the new school instant credibility," said Marty Sweeney, Odyssey's head.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | November 15, 2011
Edward Standish "Brad" Bradford Jr., a career educator who had been headmaster of Boys' Latin School during the early 1980s, died Thursday from complications after surgery at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was 83. The son of a businessman and a homemaker, Mr. Bradford was born and raised in Longmeadow, Mass. After graduating from Admiral Billard Academy in New London, Conn., he served in the Air Force during the Korean War. After being discharged from the service, he earned a bachelor's degree in 1956 from the University of Connecticut.
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By Mary Maushard and Mary Maushard,SUN STAFF | December 19, 1997
Friends School of Baltimore has named Jon Harris, an administrator, teacher and coach at a suburban Philadelphia Quaker school, as headmaster, replacing W. Byron Forbush III, who is retiring after 38 years in charge of Baltimore's oldest school.Harris' appointment as the 213-year-old school's eighth headmaster -- and the first who is not a Quaker -- ends a yearlong nationwide search, the first conducted by Friends. His selection was approved by the Board of Trustees and announced to students, teachers and administrators this week.
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