Gardiner Area High School

Nestled on a hill along the banks of Maine's Kennebec River, GAHS serves 660 students from the surrounding towns of Gardiner, Pittston, Randolph, and West Gardiner. Our school is part of Maine School Administrative District #11 which maintains the schools in the Gardiner area.

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GAHS Student Selected for Boys Nation!

Exciting high school news... Adam Fortier-Brown has been selected to attend Boys Nation. He was at Boys State the week after school finished and will now head to Washington very soon!

Below is his picture (far left) with the other Maine delegates. Adam will be a senior this fall.

Student Attends Meeting at Holocaust & Human Rights Center of Maine

As the top student in her Holocaust & Civil Rights English elective, GAHS Senior Shelby Gianelli was invited to attend the annual meeting of the Holocaust & Human Rights Center of Maine, held June 1st at Bates College. She is seen here pictured with Holocaust survivor Ed Benedikt and his wife Ruth. Ed escaped from the Nazis via the famed "Kindertransport" and was sheltered in England for five years before being reunited with his parents. Both he and Ruth, a retired teacher, impressed Shelby with their dedication to tolerance education.

Lace Up for Life 5K

Every year the National Honors Society of Gardiner Area High School comes together for multiple community service activities, such as an annual blood drive as well as serving hundreds of families in need for Thanksgiving dinner. This year however, in order to prepare for the Thanksgiving drive of 2014, the NHS is hosting a 5K to raise money for the baskets. This 5K will be held in Greater Gardiner on Saturday, May 31st. Registration is from 8:30am - 10:00am, with the Children’s Mile Run at 9:30am, and the 5K race at 10:00am. A BBQ will happen at 11:00am with awards at 12:00pm. Registration fees are as follows: $15 for students, $20 for adults, and $35 for family consisting of up to 6 members. The cost of the BBQ is $5 per person. Please come and join the NHS for a fabulous day of exercise, and summer goodness, along with a warm feeling of community. The NHS is looking for donations for this event and anyone interested can contact Mrs.Whitten at GAHS through school email of through school telephone communications. The NHS greatly appreciates your support!

Open House

GAHS will be hosting an Open House on Thursday, May 1, 2014 from 4-7 p.m.

2014 Pizazz

The High School Music Department will present it’s annual Pizazz Concert in the High School Gymnasium on April 11th & 12th. Both performances begin at 7:00 p.m.

This concert will spotlight the music department’s outstanding talents, featuring the High School’s Jazz Ensemble, Select Choir, and both instrumental and vocal soloists. Pizazz features cabaret seating with wait staff and as always, pies and coffee galore!

Tickets are on sale now! Tickets for the concert will be $7.00 for adults and $5.00 for students. Tables may be reserved for up to 8 people at $48.00 a table. Reserve your tickets in advance for each performance. There will only be a limited number of tickets sold at the door at each performance. Tickets may be picked up at the Gardiner Area High School Music Office from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday or may be ordered from a member of the music department. Tickets may also be reserved by calling the G.A.H.S. Music Department at 582-3150 ext. 3027 or e-mailing

Seats will go fast, so reserve them now!

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