Current News, Events, and Press Releases

Apr 20 2021
Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine for 16-17 Year-Olds Available

Apr 20, 2021 at 10:14am, Public Information Office

The GCHD has announced that Walgreens in Oakland has the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine available this week. The Health Department has indicated that this vaccine is approved for 16 and 17 year-olds.

Apr 16 2021
Board of Education Recognitions During Meeting on April 13, 2021

Apr 16, 2021 at 10:29am, Public Information Office

The Garrett County Board of Education acknowledged several recognitions and proclamations at its recent Board meeting on April 13, 2021.

Apr 15 2021
Northern High Presents "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged"

Apr 15, 2021 at 1:47pm, Public Information Office

From April 22-24,2021, at 6:00 PM, in the Northern High School back parking lot, the Theatre II class will be presenting "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged".

2021 Fourth Circuit Essay Contest 

Apr 15, 2021 at 12:48pm, Public Information Office

2021 Fourth Circuit Essay Contest for grades 9-12.

GCPS Selects the 2021-2022 Teacher of the Year

Apr 15, 2021 at 10:46am, Public Information Office

Ms. Lindsay Krisher, Computer Science teacher at Southern Garrett High School, has been named the 2021-2022 Teacher of the Year.

Apr 14 2021
GCPS Foundation Grants Available for Teachers

Apr 14, 2021 at 2:57pm, Public Information Office

The Garrett County Public Schools Foundation is happy to offer ten mini-grants to the county's teachers. The mini-grants, in the amount of $250.00 each, are available only to GCPS teachers.

Proposed Middle School English/Language Arts and High School Social Studies Materials Available for Public Review

Apr 14, 2021 at 1:03pm, Public Information Office

The proposed new middle school English/Language Arts (ELA) and high school Social Studies curriculum materials and resources are available for review by the general public.

Apr 13 2021
Garrett County Board of Education Meeting Live Stream 04-13-2021

Apr 13, 2021 at 5:26pm, Public Information Office

Live stream of the Garrett County Board of Education meeting on April 13, 2021.

Apr 9 2021
GCPS Clarifies Quarantine and Isolation Guidelines

Apr 9, 2021 at 11:13am, Public Information Office

The following guidance regarding the timelines for quarantine is meant to provide clarification and clear up any confusion.

Apr 8 2021
Friendsville March 2021 Virtual PEP Assembly

Apr 8, 2021 at 8:30am, Friendsville Elementary School

Friendsville Elementary recently held its Virtual PEP Assembly for the month of March.

Apr 7 2021
GCPS Students Have Continued Opportunities to Interact with Students in South Africa

Apr 7, 2021 at 11:46am, Public Information Office

On Tuesday February 23, history was made in Garrett County when students in Grantsville Elementary School sang that song with their new friends at Ndukumbana Primary School in South Africa.

Apr 6 2021
Board of Education Meeting - April 13, 2021

Apr 6, 2021 at 12:49pm, Public Information Office

The Garrett County Board of Education will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, April 13, 2021.

April 13, 2021 Board of Education Meeting 

Apr 6, 2021 at 12:37pm, Board of Education

The Garrett County Board of Education will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, April 13, 2021.

Mar 31 2021
GCPS Announces Holiday Information Regarding the Help Desk

Mar 31, 2021 at 3:24pm, Public Information Office

Schools will be closed on Friday, April 2, 2021, and Monday, April 5, 2021, for the Easter break.

Mar 30 2021
GCPS Provides Clarification on High School Spring Assessments

Mar 30, 2021 at 12:47pm, Public Information Office

Garrett County Public Schools will have students enrolled in selected high school courses participate in the Maryland Comprehensive Assessment Program this spring.