The Garrett County Board of Education voted on November 10, 2020 to move students to a red, fully virtual learning model beginning Thursday, November 12, 2020, and continuing until at least Thursday, December 10, 2020. GCPS is also cancelling all in-person extra-curricular activities, athletic events, and practices effective immediately.

Anyone with a question or concern may contact public.info@garrettcountyschools.org, and you will receive a response.

There have been 797 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Garrett County.

Please continue to check our website and the GCPS Coronavirus Updates page for more information.

Hickory Environmental Education Center

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Hickory Environmental Education Center
604 Pride Parkway
Accident, MD 21520
Phone 301.746.8461
Fax 301.746.8051

Planetarium

Hickory's planetarium is a 68 seat tilted dome with a Spitz 1024 starball system and a Warped Media fulldome digital display. Students learn earth and space science and hopefully develop an interest in astronomy and the night sky.
jason.shank@garrettcountyschools.org
Planetarium 301-746-7038
 
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