Southern Garrett

High School

Welcome to Southern Garrett High School

Southern Garrett High School, the largest educational facility in predominately rural Garrett County, Maryland, strives to provide students with a variety of educational experiences to meet their individual needs. By providing successful school experiences, we prepare students to become life-long learners. We challenge students to strive for personal excellence and responsible citizenship as they develop intellectually, socially, emotionally, and physically.


Thank you, Senator George Edwards, our business partners for September.



Morning Announcements
The school's morning announcements can now be read through the Daily Bulletin option in PowerSchool.

Senior Class Clothing Orders
Seniors who wish to order senior class clothing, please complete clothing order forms and return to Mrs. Bittinger by September 22nd. Seniors who have any questions or would like to look at samples, please see Mrs. Bittinger.

Student Page Program Info
Attention Seniors  - If you have an interest in Government and have average or above average grades, you may be a good candidate for the Maryland General Assembly Student Page Program.  All high school seniors who are residents of Maryland are eligible to apply.  Selected pages work for two nonconsecutive weeks at the State House in Annapolis and are assigned to either the House of Delegates or the Senate.  For more information and to pick up an application form, contact Beverly Sincell, Guidance Office.  Applications are due to the Guidance Office by Tuesday, September 23, 2014.

Senior Class Meetings
There will be a senior class parent meeting on September 24 in the cafeteria.  The meeting will start at 5:30pm.  Questions should be directed to Shannon Bittinger or Maria Zumpano.

There will be a senior class meeting for senior students on September 25 in the cafeteria during RAMS.

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
Mr. Maddy and Mr. Lear are challenging the entire student body to raise money for the ALS foundation.

Students may collect donations and turn in to their RAMS teacher. 

The student or students who collect the most money will be allowed to pour an bucket of ice water over Mr. Maddy or Mr. Lear at halftime of the Homecoming football game between Northern and Southern.

Theatre Raffle
The theartre students are selling raffle tickets for a half hog, generously donated by Sheriff Rob Corley and F.O.P. The tickets are $5.  Please contact Mrs. White or any theatre student to buy a ticket. 

National Honor Society to Celebrate 50th Anniversary
The members of the Foster D. Bittle Chapter of the National Honor Society at Southern Garrett High School are pleased to announce the 50th Anniversary of the school's chapter during the upcoming 2014-2015 school year. In celebration of  this event, a reunion of any past chapter members will be held on Sunday, May 3, 2015 at 2 pm in the cafetorium during the chapter's annual induction ceremony of new members. Current members are requesting any past  Foster D. Bittle Chapter members and their families, advisors, school principals and retired staff to contact advisor Heather Savage at with their contact information and years of affiliation with the school's chapter. The chapter is collecting artifacts, pictures, memorabilia and memories over the next school year for the event. Ms. Savage and the current members look forward to hearing from you and sharing in the celebration of 50 years of student success at Southern High School.

College Representative Visits--Interested students are to sign up in the Guidance office.