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Congratulations to Phil Carr and the Northern Huskies! 

Coach Carr celebrated his 300th win as the Huskies’ Coach this week.  A graduate of Northern High School, Coach Carr began his high school coaching career in 1989, serving as Assistant Baseball Coach at Northern.  In 1990 he took over as Head Coach.  His career record stands at 300 wins - 170 losses.  The Northern Huskies have been Area Champions in 2007, 2008, and 2009; League Champions in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2012; Regional Champions in 2007; and appeared in the State Championship in 2007.
During his time as a high school student at Northern, Coach Carr played 4 years of baseball, football and basketball from 1980-1984.  Following high school, Coach Carr attended
Garrett College for 2 years playing for Coach Lawrence Nesselrodt.  After Garrett, Coach Carr
attended Frostburg State University for 2 years playing for Coach Bob Wells and graduating with a degree in Health/Physical Education.  While at FSU, he participated in the Division 3 NCAA Regional Baseball Tournament in North Carolina.
 
Coach Carr’s career at NHS began in 1990 as a teacher of Special Education for 9 years then 5 years in the Driver's Education program before moving into the Physical Education Department.
He took over the duties of Athletic Director in 2010.
 
Coach Carr is also the Head Football Coach and has been since 1997 after serving as an Assistant since 1988 for a total of 26 years with the football program.
 
Coach resides in the McHenry area with his lovely wife, Lisa and their 2 sons, Peyton and Brooks.
 
When asked for a comment, Coach Carr shared the following “I would like to thank and congratulate all the players and assistant coaches that have had a hand in this accomplishment.  Also, none of this could have been possible without the tremendous support of my family and all the administration at Northern High and the Board of Education over the past 25 years.  GO HUSKIES!!”

Congratulations to Senior,  Ben Nairn!!

Ben was notified that he is the recipient of a full scholarship for the 2014 National Youth Science Camp held in Bartow, WV.  Only two Maryland high school seniors are selected for this opportunity.   This month-long experience will allow Ben to hear lectures and hands-on research projects presented by scientists from across the nation, overnight camping trips into the Monogahela National Forest and a visit to Washington, D.C.  Congratulations Ben and enjoy this "once in a lifetime" experience. 

Derek Berger - Selected as a Siemens STARs Fellow

Derek Berger, a teacher at Northern and the current Garrett County Teacher of the Year, was recently selected as a Siemens STARs Fellow and thus will participate in the 2014 Siemens Teachers as Researchers (STARs) Program at Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Oak Ridge, Tennessee in July 2014. 
As one of 40 educators selected nationwide, Derek will attend a two-week research experience at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), mini-workshops on transitioning research into the classroom, and continuing collaborative opportunities with ORNL scientists and other educators.  
This unique professional development opportunity is sponsored by the Siemens Foundation as a component of the Siemens STEM Academy, in partnership with Discovery Education and Oak Ridge Associated Universities.

Huskies Take Gold in Unified Bocce State Games 

            The Northern Husky Unified Bocce team competed in the State Championships at Hagerstown Community College on Tuesday, February 25th and emerged from the Hawks Nest with the gold medal in hand. The Garrett County team advanced to the State games by taking a gold medal at the district playoffs held at Mt. Ridge earlier in the month. The State games had been cancelled on two previous dates due to inclement weather.
            Competing in the Division 6 bracket, the Huskies first faced North Point of Charles county and came away with a 5-2 win over the Eagles. Round two saw the Garrett team squaring off with the division’s top seed in the Franklin high School Indians of Baltimore City and knocked them into the loser’s bracket with a well played 9-3 victory.
            Advancing to the third round, the senior laden Huskies came up against a strong team from Bethesda-Chevy Chase of Montgomery county and survived a close 4-3 win over the Barons.
            After waiting for the bracket games to play out, Northern saw their toughest opponent emerge from the bronze medal game with an extra frame win against Boonsboro. The Barons and Huskies would play for the Gold Medal. The Huskies were in a unique position as BCC would need two straight victories for them to win gold. The Garrett team was prepared and after a close few frames the Huskies put together a 3 point frame to gain the needed breathing room and then stuck the final frame to seal the victory. The Northern Garrett Huskies were Gold medal State Champions.
            The Husky coaches agreed that this team had a goal set at the beginning of the season and several key players remained focused and accomplished their intended goal. The team players for the 2014 Huskies are Meghan Bequette, Annette Needham, Ashton Chapman, Brady Benton, Ryan VanNosdeln, Joseph Burdock, and Tiffany Warnick. The alternate was Courtney Lowery. Other team members are McKenna Fazenbaker, Abby Burdock, Bethany Hershberger, David Vitez and Brittany Griffin.
 
Second Annual Relay for Life to be held at Northern High School
Northern Garrett High School will be holding its second annual Relay for Life event on Friday, May 16th from 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm.  The event will take place on the track at the football field.  All proceeds from this event will benefit the American Cancer Society/Garrett County Relay for Life.  A fun event is being planned for everyone including music, fun laps, games and much more! Individuals and Teams can sign up atwww.relayforlife.org/northerngarrettmd.  For more information, please contact Courtney Case, American Cancer Society Relay Specialist atCourtney.case@cancer.org or 301-724-6179.   SAVE THE DATE!  Sign up yourself or get a team together.  Hope to see you there!
 
 

Maryland's Sophomore Student Leaders Attend Youth Leadership Seminar

Alexandra Miller, 10th grade student at Northern Garrett High School, is attending the Maryland Leadership Seminar.

Mar 31, 2014 at 12:18pm, Northern Garrett High School

Scholarship Bulletin 6 & 7

Money for College.

Mar 24, 2014 at 4:14pm, Northern Garrett High School

Career and Technology Education and Advanced Placement Night

Career and Technology Education and Advanced Placement Night.

Feb 14, 2014 at 3:29pm, Northern Garrett High School