Weather Related School Alert: All Garrett County Public Schools will be closed tomorrow, Wednesday, February 20, 2019, because of the predicted inclement weather that includes possible heavy snowfall and ice accumulation. Code Orange and liberal leave in effect for employees. Administrative offices will open at 10:00 AM. Should a change in code status for employees be necessary, the announcement will be made by 8:00 AM.

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Slider image 1 of 8. Northern High School marching band
Slider image 2 of 8. Northern Middle School students at Governor's safe schools announcement.
Slider image 3 of 8. Southern High School's honor society
Slider image 4 of 8. Southern Middle School's enrichment day activities
Slider image 5 of 8. Northern High School cheerleaders
Slider image 6 of 8. Northern Middle School Relay for Life participants
Slider image 7 of 8. Southern High School's Skills USA participants
Slider image 8 of 8. Southern Middle School's enrichment day activities in October 2018.
Garrett County Public Schools
Central Office
40 South Second Street
Oakland, MD 21550
Phone 301.334.8900
Fax 301.334.7621

October 2015

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Oct 27 2015
#transformlearning Tuesday!

Oct 27, 2015 at 5:10pm

Today's #transformlearning Tuesday submission comes from Broad Ford Elementary!

Oct 26 2015
End of 1st Grading Term / Parent-Teacher Conferences

Oct 26, 2015 at 4:07pm

The end of the first grading term in all Garrett County schools is Tuesday, October 27th. Parent-Teacher Conferences on Tuesday, November 3rd.

Recent Proclamations by the Board of Education

Oct 26, 2015 at 1:51pm

At its recent Board of Education Meeting, the Board recognized National School Lunch Week and National School Bus Safety Week with proclamations.

LuAnn Klink Wins the Maryland School Nutrition Association Success Award

Oct 26, 2015 at 9:14am

The Board recognized Ms. LuAnn Klink, Route 40 Elementary Food Service Employee, for winning the Maryland School Nutrition Association Rhonda Motley Gold Success Award at its October 15 meeting.

Oct 20 2015
Rachel's Challenge - Creating Safe School Environments

Oct 20, 2015 at 5:07pm

Rachel's Challenge is a national non-profit organization dedicated to creating safe, connected school environments where learning and teaching are maximized.

Oct 15 2015
Grantsville Title 1 Meeting: Home and School Compact and Parent Involvement Plan

Oct 15, 2015 at 7:43pm

Title 1 Meeting: Home/School Compact and Parent Involvement Plan

GCPS Food & Nutrition Services Selling Surplus Equipment

Oct 15, 2015 at 1:40pm

The Garrett County Public Schools Food & Nutrition Services is now selling surplus equipment through GovDeals, an online auction site.

Oct 14 2015
Rachel's Challenge - Acts of Compassion, Respect and Kindness

Oct 14, 2015 at 9:27am

Rachel's Challenge is a program coming to Garrett County Public Schools designed to combat bullying and address feelings of isolation through the use of kindness and compassion in daily dealings.

Oct 13 2015
Orff Instrument Ensemble at Broad Ford Elementary School

Oct 13, 2015 at 8:10pm

Broad Ford Elementary School's 4th and 5th grade students are participating in an Orff Instrument Ensemble as an after-school activity

#transformlearning Tuesday!

Oct 13, 2015 at 4:55pm

This week's #transformlearning Tuesday submission comes from Northern Middle School!

Oct 12 2015
Rebecca Kenyon-Sisler Represents Garrett County at the Maryland Teacher of the Year Gala

Oct 12, 2015 at 9:41am

Rebecca Kenyon-Sisler represented Garrett County at the 25th Annual Maryland Teacher of the Year Gala on October 9 at Martin's West in Woodlawn, Maryland.

Oct 11 2015
Grantsville School Improvement Team Meeting Update

Oct 11, 2015 at 5:07pm

School Improvement Team Meeting- October 21, 2015

Oct 8 2015
Schools Closed Friday; 3-Hour Early Dismissal Monday

Oct 8, 2015 at 8:29am

Schools will be closed Friday and a 3 hour early dismissal on Monday.

Oct 7 2015
Rachel's Challenge - A Community Event

Oct 7, 2015 at 10:20am

Garrett County Public Schools is sponsoring a community event entitled Rachel's Challenge.


Oct 7, 2015 at 10:13am

The Garrett County Board of Education will hold its regular monthly meeting on Thursday, October 15, 2015.


Oct 7, 2015 at 10:11am

The Garrett County Board of Education will meet in Executive Session on Monday, October 12, 2015, for the purpose of discussing Board Administration.

October 2015 Board of Education Meeting Agendas

Oct 7, 2015 at 9:15am

October 15, 2015 Board Meeting Agendas

Oct 6 2015
#transformlearning Tuesday

Oct 6, 2015 at 4:54pm

This week's #transformlearning Tuesday submission comes from Donna Deal, of Route Forty Elementary School!

Oct 5 2015
Chuck Trautwein - Garrett County's Most Beautiful Person

Oct 5, 2015 at 10:01pm

Chuck Trautwein, Technology Teacher for Garrett County Public Schools, was named Garrett County's Most Beautiful Person for 2015

Oct 2 2015
Garrett County Ranks 3rd in Maryland in Hunger Solutions Report

Oct 2, 2015 at 3:23pm

Maryland Hunger Solutions has just released a new report, Reducing Childhood Hunger with the School Breakfast Program: Maryland's Report Card. Garrett County scored an A+ and is third in the state.

Mountain Top College Expo - October 12

Oct 2, 2015 at 11:39am

The Mountain Top College Expo, sponsored by Garrett County Public Schools and Garrett College, will be held on Monday, October 12, in the gymnasium on the college's McHenry campus.

#transformlearning Tuesday!

Oct 2, 2015 at 11:39am

Today's #transformlearning Tuesday submission comes from Mrs. Hillen of Yough Glades Elementary.