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Garrett County Public Schools
Central Office
40 South Second Street
Oakland, MD 21550
Phone 301.334.8900
Fax 301.334.7621

Current News, Events, and Press Releases

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Jan 18 2019
Weekend Activities Canceled

Jan 18, 2019 at 11:16am

With the impending forecast, GCPS schools will be closed for activities beginning Saturday, January 19, 2019, at 1:00 PM, and not reopening them until Monday morning, January 21, 2019.

Jan 10 2019
Friendsville School's PEP Assembly for November and December 2018

Jan 10, 2019 at 11:22am

Friendsville Elementary recently held its PEP Assembly for the months of November and December.

Jan 8 2019
Garrett County Board of Education Meeting Live Stream - January 8, 2019

Jan 8, 2019 at 4:22pm

Live Stream of the Garrett County Board of Education Meeting on January 8, 2019.

School Calendar Updates and Reminders for January 2019

Jan 8, 2019 at 8:42am

School calendar changes, updates, and reminders for January 2019

Jan 7 2019
Staff Development - 3 Hour Early Student Dismissal - Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Jan 7, 2019 at 8:10am

In accordance with the school calendar, Wednesday, January 9, 2019, is a three hour early dismissal for students.

Jan 4 2019
January 8, 2019 Board of Education Meeting

Jan 4, 2019 at 9:04am

The Garrett County Board of Education will hold their monthly meeting on Tuesday, January 8, 2019.

Jan 3 2019
Board of Education Meeting - January 8, 2019

Jan 3, 2019 at 8:32am

The Garrett County Board of Education will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, January 8, 2019.

Dec 20 2018
Early Dismissal on December 21, 2018, to Begin Winter Break

Dec 20, 2018 at 10:37am

Friday, December 21, 2018, is a 3 hour early dismissal which will begin the winter break.

Dec 17 2018
Board of Education Recognizes National Board Certification Teachers

Dec 17, 2018 at 3:40pm

Dr. Nathan Sorber, Board Vice President, recognized National Board Certification Teachers at the recent Board of Education meeting.

Southern High's JROTC Air Rifle Team in Competition

Dec 17, 2018 at 3:25pm

The Southern Ram JROTC air rifle team traveled to Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, to compete in the Chambersburg Navy JROTC three by twenty shoulder to shoulder match on December 8, 2018.

Friendsville School's 5th Grade Visits Simon Pearce 

Dec 17, 2018 at 3:05pm

Miss Pagenhardt's fifth grade class at Friendsville Elementary School recently went on a field trip to Simon Pearce.

Dec 14 2018

Dec 14, 2018 at 2:25pm

Garrett County Board of Education will receive Requests for Proposals (RFP) from experienced consultants and/or firms to provide strategic planning services.

Dec 13 2018
Elementary Band Textbooks on Display for Review

Dec 13, 2018 at 3:57pm

Proposed new textbooks for the elementary band program are on display for review by the general public on the first floor of the Central Office and at Accident Elementary School.

All Northern End Schools on a Working Lockdown  12-13-2018

Dec 13, 2018 at 1:31pm

All northern end schools are currently in a working lockdown due to an emergency situation in the Grantsville community.

Dec 12 2018
Special Education Citizens Advisory Committee Meeting - December 19, 2018

Dec 12, 2018 at 9:18am

The Garrett County Special Education Citizens Advisory Committee (SECAC) will hold its second meeting of the year on December 19, 2018, from 5:00-7:00 PM at The Alley, 499 Oakland Drive, Oakland, MD.