Garrett County Public Schools Bus #34 on the southern end of the county is running 30 minutes late this morning.


Elementary School

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Slider image 1 of 2. Photograph of Accident Elementary School.
Slider image 2 of 2. Accident Staff Picture

5th Ms. Thackston


Congratulations…You will be a 5th grader in the fall of this year! Here is a list of the supplies that you will need to have when school begins. Please only purchase the items on this list as our desks have space – any other items purchased will be sent home.
* Crayola crayons – no more than 24
* 1 pkg. set of 4 dry erase markers
* a pencil BAG, NOT box
* 1 dozen yellow pencils
* 1 pack mechanical pencils (optional)
* highlighter
* scissors
* 3 glue sticks
*1 pack checking pens - any color other than black
* crayola markers – set of 8 (optional)
* 1 plastic folder with inside pockets and holes that will fit inside the binder
* 4 folders with inside pockets
* one - 3 ring binder (2 inch size ONLY) with a clear, plastic cover that will hold a sheet of paper as an insert. NO TRAPPER KEEPER BINDERS!
* 1 package wide-ruled paper
* 3 composition notebooks
*2 packages 3X5 white index cards
*headphones (please put your child’s name on them)
* 1 box of Kleenex (optional)
* a BIG smile!
Please keep all supplies in original boxes. It will be important for students to have additional supplies at home and supplies will need to be replenished throughout the school year.
We are looking forward to our year together – have a safe and happy summer and we will see you very soon!