Slider image 1 of 8. Northern High School FFA at Arlington National Cemetery
Slider image 2 of 8. Southern Middle School Enrichment Day
Slider image 3 of 8. Southern High School Homecoming
Slider image 4 of 8. Northern Middle School Magazine Recycling Contest
Slider image 5 of 8. Northern High School Homecoming
Slider image 6 of 8. Northern Middle Student Council
Slider image 7 of 8. Southern High School Students of the Month
Slider image 8 of 8. Southern Middle School student Madi Hanline state art winner
Garrett County Public Schools
Central Office
40 South Second Street
Oakland, MD 21550
Phone 301.334.8900
Fax 301.334.7621

January 2014

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Jan 31 2014
SchoolMessenger for the Community

Jan 31, 2014 at 7:55pm

SchoolMessenger now has the capability to provide important informational messages from GCPS to members of the community who do not have students in the system.


Jan 31, 2014 at 7:07pm

Crellin Elementary School is honored as a Title I "High Performing Reward Status" school by MSDE for its efforts to improve student achievement.

Jan 30 2014
Professional Day on January 31st: 3-hour Early Dismissal

Jan 30, 2014 at 9:27pm

Friday, January 31, 2014, will be a professional day with a three (3)-hour early dismissal for students in Garrett County Public Schools.

Training Session Available for Parents

Jan 30, 2014 at 3:03pm

Book Share training is available during parent conferences on February 3rd.

Ram Gazette.January 2014

Jan 30, 2014 at 1:22pm

Ram Gazette.January 2014

Book Fair

Jan 30, 2014 at 12:05pm

Come Check Out Our Book Fair

Conference Evenings

Jan 30, 2014 at 12:04pm

Parent Teacher Conferences


Jan 30, 2014 at 11:04am

Executive Session Meeting has been postponed.

Jan 29 2014
SHS RAM Students September - December 2013

Jan 29, 2014 at 12:34pm

RAM Students of Month 2013

January 30, 2014 Special Board Meeting Agenda

Jan 29, 2014 at 10:21am

Special Business Session Agenda January 30, 2014


Jan 29, 2014 at 9:07am

The Garrett County Board of Education will hold an Executive Session Meeting on Thursday, January 30, 2014.

Jan 27 2014
Parent Conference Nights Changed Due to Weather

Jan 27, 2014 at 2:07pm

No Conferences Will Be Held This Week

Winter Operations Statement 

Jan 27, 2014 at 10:49am

In light of the recent weather related closings,please refer to the WINTER OPERATIONS STATEMENT.

Jan 25 2014
Garrett County Public Schools Cooperates with Law Enforcement

Jan 25, 2014 at 9:37am

The Garrett County Public School System has cooperated fully with law enforcement concerning the recent arrest of an educator.

Jan 24 2014
Service Learning Opportunity

Jan 24, 2014 at 11:51am

American Cancer Society Leadership Council

Jan 23 2014
High School Final Exams

Jan 23, 2014 at 2:35pm

With the end of the semester being interrupted by weather related closings, the high schools have released the final exam schedule.

Congratulations to Ms. Rebecca Kenyon-Sisler - Carl S. Weber Award Nominee

Jan 23, 2014 at 2:21pm

Carl Weber Award

NHS Teacher, Mr. Shawn Nicklin Nominated as a Life Changer of the Year!

Jan 23, 2014 at 2:21pm

Life Changer

Jan 22 2014
Board of Education Special Meeting Thursday, January 30, 2014

Jan 22, 2014 at 2:34pm

The Garrett County Board of Education will hold a Special Work Session Meeting on Thursday, January 30, 2014.

GC Commissioners Approve Funding for Design of Southern Middle School

Jan 22, 2014 at 1:22pm

On Tuesday, the Garrett County Commissioners approved funding for the design of Southern Middle School.

Board Letter to Garrett County Commissioners 1-14-2014

Jan 22, 2014 at 1:16pm

The BOE sincerely wants to reaffirm our gratitude to the Garrett County Board of Commissioners and their staff for the support and funding of the public school system for the academic year 2014-15.


Jan 22, 2014 at 12:40pm

There is still a 3-hour early dismissal scheduled for this Friday and conferences are set for Jan. 27 & Feb. 3.

Jan 17 2014
Board of Education Recognizes Christmas Card Designer

Jan 17, 2014 at 10:49am

The Garrett County Board of Education recognized Miss Shelby Stegall, a 10th grade student at Southern High School, during the Board meeting on January 14th.

Jan 16 2014

Jan 16, 2014 at 3:16pm

Policy on E-Cigarettes

The Bank of America Charitable Foundation's Student Leaders(R) Program

Jan 16, 2014 at 2:53pm

Student Leaders Program

School Advisory Meeting Video 01-13-2014

Jan 16, 2014 at 9:05am

The video of the Advisory / School Consolidation Committee meeting with FEA and BFM Architects on January 13, 2014, is available for viewing.

Jan 15 2014
Northern High School SGA Members Attend MLW Leadership Outreach Workshop

Jan 15, 2014 at 5:45pm


High School Graduation Date Set by Garrett County Board of Education

Jan 15, 2014 at 3:49pm

High school graduation will be held Saturday, May 31, at the CARC on the campus of Garrett College.

High School Graduation Date Set by Garrett County Board of Education

Jan 15, 2014 at 3:39pm

High school graduation will be held Saturday, May 31, at the CARC on the campus of Garrett College.

Jan 13 2014
Testing Information Available

Jan 13, 2014 at 2:08pm

Testing is around the corner and we have some helpful hints to get you prepared!

Change in School Calendar

Jan 13, 2014 at 1:52pm

Students have a full day this Thursday. The 3-hour early dismissal has been moved to next Friday.

School Calendar Grading Period Adjustment Due to Inclement Weather Days

Jan 13, 2014 at 1:02pm

The school calendar update is now available.

GCASC Minutes January 11, 2014

Jan 13, 2014 at 10:54am

GCASC Minutes - January 2014


Jan 13, 2014 at 9:56am

Sea S.T.A.R.

NHS BINGO NIGHT to benefit NHS Art Students!

Jan 13, 2014 at 8:38am

NHS Bingo NIght

Jan 11 2014
Top 10 Things Parents Need to Know About Testing in Maryland

Jan 11, 2014 at 10:17am

Maryland State Department of Education has compiled a list of the ten most important things parents need to know about testing.

Jan 10 2014
January 2014 Board of Education Meeting Agenda

Jan 10, 2014 at 11:52am

The Garrett County Board of Education will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, January 14, 2014.

Jan 9 2014

Jan 9, 2014 at 11:32am

Lost and Found

Conference Evenings

Jan 9, 2014 at 11:29am

Teacher Parent conference

Martin Luther King Day

Jan 9, 2014 at 11:28am

No School

Jan 8 2014
Maryland Superintendent is a National Finalist

Jan 8, 2014 at 3:07pm

Public School Superintendents' Association of Maryland (PSSAM) has announced that Dr. Kevin Maxwell, Chief Executive Officer, Prince George's County Public Schools, is a National Finalist.

SchoolMessenger - Information for Parents

Jan 8, 2014 at 3:07pm

Garrett County Public Schools implemented a communication system, SchoolMessenger.

Jan 7 2014
SchoolMessenger - Staff Glitch

Jan 7, 2014 at 4:11pm

Technical issues with our SchoolMessenger system in which a message was sent to some current and past employees of the Garrett County Public Schools.

Attention High School Seniors - Excellent Science Opportunity!

Jan 7, 2014 at 10:01am

NYSC - Senior Science Opportunity

Jan 6 2014
Ocean Awareness Student Contest

Jan 6, 2014 at 2:43pm

Contest - Ocean Awareness

CCR News - January 2014

Jan 6, 2014 at 9:10am

CCR News - January 2014

Jan 3 2014
High School Robotics Team Season Kickoff this Saturday - Potato/Taco Bar this Friday

Jan 3, 2014 at 10:21am

Unfortunately due to the closing of schools on Friday, Jan 3, the Potato/Taco will be rescheduled for a later date.

Jan 2 2014
Northern High School's Student Council Makes Donation to Dove Center

Jan 2, 2014 at 3:52pm

Dove Center - NHS Donation

Welcome Back!

Jan 2, 2014 at 3:47pm

Happy New Year