Current News, Events, and Press Releases

May 20 2022
Community Pulls Together to Update Crellin Elementary Grounds

May 20, 2022 at 3:39pm, Garrett County Public Schools

Crellin Elementary receives updates to its playground areas. Replaces pea gravel with wood chips, ultimately making the areas ADA accessible.

GCPS Teacher Honored at Maryland National History Day State Contest

May 20, 2022 at 9:55am, Garrett County Public Schools

Northern Garrett Middle School Teacher, Ms. Amanda Wilburn, was recently honored at the Maryland National History Day Contest.

May 16 2022
GCPS Holds Student Arts Fair at Garrett College CARC

May 16, 2022 at 2:37pm, Garrett County Public Schools

The GCPS Student Arts Fair returned after a multi-year hiatus. Students from all grade levels were represented in varying aspects of the arts.

May 13 2022
Southern Garrett Middle Science Fair Held May 10, 2022

May 13, 2022 at 10:01am, Garrett County Public Schools

Southern Middle students participated in a Science Fair this week. This marks the first fair since the start of the COVID pandemic. Students were judged in five different categories.

May 12 2022
GCPS Food & Nutrition Department Recipient of No Kid Hungry Maryland Certificate of Appreciation

May 12, 2022 at 2:20pm, Garrett County Public Schools

No Kid Hungry Maryland recognizes the GCPS Food & Nutrition Services for the hard work and dedication to the school system shown by staff during the pandemic.

GCPS Celebrates May as Mental Health Awareness Month

May 12, 2022 at 12:21pm, Garrett County Public Schools

GCPS celebrates Mental Health Awareness Month, joining other agencies across the country to raise awareness and support. Announces "wear green day" on Wednesday, May 18, 2022.

Request for Proposals Sought on Two Northern Garrett High Projects

May 12, 2022 at 10:19am, Garrett County Public Schools

The Garrett County Board of Education seeks requests for proposals (RFPs) from qualified candidates on two projects at Northern Garrett High School.

May 11 2022
Yough Glades Fifth Graders Participate in "Trout in the Classroom" Program

May 11, 2022 at 3:55pm, Garrett County Public Schools

Yough Glades fifth-grade students join volunteers from Trout Unlimited and representatives from the Maryland DNR to participate in the "Trout in the Classroom" program.

GCPS Announces Educational Specification Parent & Community Meeting for Broad Ford, Southern Middle, and Southern High School

May 11, 2022 at 10:40am, Garrett County Public Schools

GCPS along with Grimm and Parker will facilitate a parent and community vision and programming meeting at Southern Middle School on May 17, 2022, from 6:00-8:00 p.m.

GCPS Celebrates National School Nurse Day 2022

May 11, 2022 at 9:04am, Garrett County Public Schools

GCPS celebrates National School Nurse Day 2022 on Wednesday, May 11. This day recognizes the differences our school nurses make in the lives of GCPS students every day.

May 10 2022
Garrett County Board of Education Meeting Live Stream 5-10-2022

May 10, 2022 at 6:15pm, Garrett County Public Schools

The Garrett County Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, May 10, 2022, Public Session is expected to begin around 6:00 p.m., in the Cafeteria at the Dennett Road Educational Complex.

GCPS Foundation Mini Grants Available for Teachers

May 10, 2022 at 2:27pm, Garrett County Public Schools

The Garrett County Public Schools Foundation is once again offering mini-grants to GCPS teachers to help supplement the curriculum. Read further for additional details and a link to the application.

Upcoming Collaborative Event: Trauma-Informed Care Town Hall

May 10, 2022 at 10:16am, Garrett County Public Schools

GCPS is proud to partner with the Garrett County Health Department to present the second Trauma-Informed Care Town Hall event at Northern Middle School on May 17, 2022.

May 9 2022
NGCHS/SGHS Students Attend Field Trip to Garrett County Courthouse

May 9, 2022 at 3:35pm, Garrett County Public Schools

Students from Northern and Southern Garrett High Schools attend a field trip to the Garrett County Courthouse to learn about opportunities in the law profession from local dignitaries.

2022 GCPS Envirothon Held at Hickory Environmental Educational Education Center

May 9, 2022 at 12:00pm, Garrett County Public Schools

GCPS Envirothon is held at Hickory Environmental Educational Center. Four teams from Northern and Southern Garrett High Schools compete to move on to the state competition in June.