September 8, 2020 is the first day of school for the GCPS students.

The GCPS central office will be closed to the public until further notice. Anyone with a question or concern may contact public.info@garrettcountyschools.org, and you will receive a response.

There have been 133 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Garrett County.

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

Current News, Events, and Press Releases

Oct 23 2020
GCPS Announces Athletic Competition Information

Oct 23, 2020 at 3:19pm, Public Information Office

GCPS is excited to announce that high school sports, in our own facilities, will commence with competition on October 27.

Oct 22 2020
GCPS Announces Classroom Outbreak of COVID-19

Oct 22, 2020 at 3:22pm, Public Information Office

Two individuals in the same classroom at a northern elementary school have tested positive for COVID-19.

Farm to School Week.... Sweet Potatoes!

Oct 22, 2020 at 11:58am, Public Information Office

GCPS is pleased to announce that the school system is taking part in the Jane Lawton Farm to School Week by sending local Garrett County sweet potatoes home in our supper bags on Thursday evening.

Oct 20 2020
GCPS Reopening Plan Update

Oct 20, 2020 at 12:49pm, Public Information Office

Superintendent Barbara Baker updated the Board of Education on a number of points related to the Garrett County Public Schools' Reopening Plan.

GCPS Announces Updates from the Food and Nutrition Services Office

Oct 20, 2020 at 11:50am, Public Information Office

As Garrett County Public Schools brings more students back into schools, the FNS (Food and Nutrition Services) Department will be transitioning to meal service at the schools.

Oct 16 2020
GCPS Announces Two Additional Positive Cases of COVID-19

Oct 16, 2020 at 11:49am, Public Information Office

Two additional individuals in the Garrett County Public School system have tested positive for COVID-19.

Oct 15 2020
GCPS Announces Positive Case of COVID-19

Oct 15, 2020 at 11:04am, Public Information Office

An individual in the Garrett County Public School system has tested positive for COVID-19.

Garrett County Board of Education Meeting Live Stream 10-13-2020

Oct 15, 2020 at 8:54am, Public Information Office

Live stream of the Garrett County Board of Education meeting on October 13, 2020.

Oct 13 2020
Northern Garrett High School Student's Artwork Recognized by Maryland's First Lady, Yumi Hogan

Oct 13, 2020 at 8:23am, Public Information Office

Kylie Mark, senior at Northern Garrett High School, was awarded the 1st place High School award for her artwork entitled "Silence Speaks Loud" at Maryland's First Lady's Art Gallery Exhibition.

Oct 12 2020
GCPS Update to Elementary School Practices

Oct 12, 2020 at 10:59am, Public Information Office

GCPS will bring additional students into buildings for in-person learning. Please read the following updates and reminders for elementary parents regarding the safety precautions being utilized.

GCPS Job Opening: Custodian III - 3rd Shift at Southern Garrett High School

Oct 12, 2020 at 10:16am, Public Information Office

Job opening available for a Custodian III, 3rd shift, at Southern High School.

GCPS Recognizes National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Oct 12, 2020 at 9:45am, Public Information Office

The month of October is recognized as National Disability Employment Awareness Month.

Special Education Citizens Advisory Committee (SECAC) Meeting - October 20, 2020

Oct 12, 2020 at 9:32am, Special Education

The Garrett County Special Education Citizens Advisory Committee (SECAC) will hold its first meeting of the year on October 20, 2020.

Oct 9 2020
GCPS Announces Extended Hours for the Help Desk

Oct 9, 2020 at 3:18pm, Public Information Office

GCPS Help Desk will be extending their hours for support.

GCPS Announces First Positive Case of COVID-19

Oct 9, 2020 at 1:03pm, Public Information Office

An individual in the Garrett County Public School system has tested positive for COVID-19.