Principal's Page

 Grd Dr. Collins 

 Dr. Handy-Collins and Dr. Docca (School Board Member) and Dr. Starr (Superintendent) lead the processional at the 2012 Commencement.



 forensics coach 

Dr. Handy Collins with Forensics Coach Melissa Finkel (full story) 


Principal: Dr. Christine Handy Collins
Phone Number: 301-840-4700

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carson scholar

The Carson Scholars Fund announced that Gaithersburg High School 10th grader Alfredo Colina Iturralde has been named a 2011 Carson Scholars for the second consecutive year. Alfredo (pictured left with Gaithersburg High School Principal Dr.Christine Handy-Collins) is being recognized as a high achieving student who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement and humanitarian qualities.


Dr. Handy-Collins was selected to be the student speaker for the George Washington University Commencement on Sunday, May 18, 2008. Dr. Handy-Collin's had her doctoral degree conferred on this date.

Read about the State of Maryland Principal of the Year 2006.