January 2014

Jan 31 2014
SchoolMessenger for the Community

Jan 31, 2014 at 7:55pm, Public Information Office

SchoolMessenger now has the capability to provide important informational messages from GCPS to members of the community who do not have students in the system.


Jan 31, 2014 at 7:07pm, Public Information Office

Crellin Elementary School is honored as a Title I "High Performing Reward Status" school by MSDE for its efforts to improve student achievement.

Jan 30 2014
Professional Day on January 31st: 3-hour Early Dismissal

Jan 30, 2014 at 9:27pm, Public Information Office

Friday, January 31, 2014, will be a professional day with a three (3)-hour early dismissal for students in Garrett County Public Schools.

Training Session Available for Parents

Jan 30, 2014 at 3:03pm, Northern Middle School

Book Share training is available during parent conferences on February 3rd.

Ram Gazette.January 2014

Jan 30, 2014 at 1:22pm, Secondary Education

Ram Gazette.January 2014

Book Fair

Jan 30, 2014 at 12:05pm, Broad Ford Elementary School

Come Check Out Our Book Fair

Conference Evenings

Jan 30, 2014 at 12:04pm, Broad Ford Elementary School

Parent Teacher Conferences


Jan 30, 2014 at 11:04am, Public Information Office

Executive Session Meeting has been postponed.

Jan 29 2014
SHS RAM Students September - December 2013

Jan 29, 2014 at 12:34pm, Secondary Education

RAM Students of Month 2013

January 30, 2014 Special Board Meeting Agenda

Jan 29, 2014 at 10:21am, Board of Education

Special Business Session Agenda January 30, 2014


Jan 29, 2014 at 9:07am, Public Information Office

The Garrett County Board of Education will hold an Executive Session Meeting on Thursday, January 30, 2014.

Jan 27 2014
Parent Conference Nights Changed Due to Weather

Jan 27, 2014 at 2:07pm, Northern Middle School

No Conferences Will Be Held This Week

Winter Operations Statement 

Jan 27, 2014 at 10:49am, Northern Middle School

In light of the recent weather related closings,please refer to the WINTER OPERATIONS STATEMENT.

Jan 25 2014
Garrett County Public Schools Cooperates with Law Enforcement

Jan 25, 2014 at 9:37am, Public Information Office

The Garrett County Public School System has cooperated fully with law enforcement concerning the recent arrest of an educator.

Jan 24 2014
Service Learning Opportunity

Jan 24, 2014 at 11:51am, Secondary Education

American Cancer Society Leadership Council

Jan 23 2014
High School Final Exams

Jan 23, 2014 at 2:35pm, Public Information Office

With the end of the semester being interrupted by weather related closings, the high schools have released the final exam schedule.

Congratulations to Ms. Rebecca Kenyon-Sisler - Carl S. Weber Award Nominee

Jan 23, 2014 at 2:21pm, Secondary Education

Carl Weber Award

NHS Teacher, Mr. Shawn Nicklin Nominated as a Life Changer of the Year!

Jan 23, 2014 at 2:21pm, Secondary Education

Life Changer

Jan 22 2014
Board of Education Special Meeting Thursday, January 30, 2014

Jan 22, 2014 at 2:34pm, Public Information Office

The Garrett County Board of Education will hold a Special Work Session Meeting on Thursday, January 30, 2014.

GC Commissioners Approve Funding for Design of Southern Middle School

Jan 22, 2014 at 1:22pm, Public Information Office

On Tuesday, the Garrett County Commissioners approved funding for the design of Southern Middle School.

Board Letter to Garrett County Commissioners 1-14-2014

Jan 22, 2014 at 1:16pm, Board of Education

The BOE sincerely wants to reaffirm our gratitude to the Garrett County Board of Commissioners and their staff for the support and funding of the public school system for the academic year 2014-15.


Jan 22, 2014 at 12:40pm, Northern Middle School

There is still a 3-hour early dismissal scheduled for this Friday and conferences are set for Jan. 27 & Feb. 3.

Jan 17 2014
Board of Education Recognizes Christmas Card Designer

Jan 17, 2014 at 10:49am, Public Information Office

The Garrett County Board of Education recognized Miss Shelby Stegall, a 10th grade student at Southern High School, during the Board meeting on January 14th.

Jan 16 2014

Jan 16, 2014 at 3:16pm, Northern Middle School

Policy on E-Cigarettes

The Bank of America Charitable Foundation's Student Leaders(R) Program

Jan 16, 2014 at 2:53pm, Youth Development

Student Leaders Program

School Advisory Meeting Video 01-13-2014

Jan 16, 2014 at 9:05am, Public Information Office

The video of the Advisory / School Consolidation Committee meeting with FEA and BFM Architects on January 13, 2014, is available for viewing.

Jan 15 2014
Northern High School SGA Members Attend MLW Leadership Outreach Workshop

Jan 15, 2014 at 5:45pm, Secondary Education


High School Graduation Date Set by Garrett County Board of Education

Jan 15, 2014 at 3:49pm, Secondary Education

High school graduation will be held Saturday, May 31, at the CARC on the campus of Garrett College.

High School Graduation Date Set by Garrett County Board of Education

Jan 15, 2014 at 3:39pm, Public Information Office

High school graduation will be held Saturday, May 31, at the CARC on the campus of Garrett College.

Jan 13 2014
Testing Information Available

Jan 13, 2014 at 2:08pm, Northern Middle School

Testing is around the corner and we have some helpful hints to get you prepared!

Change in School Calendar

Jan 13, 2014 at 1:52pm, Northern Middle School

Students have a full day this Thursday. The 3-hour early dismissal has been moved to next Friday.

School Calendar Grading Period Adjustment Due to Inclement Weather Days

Jan 13, 2014 at 1:02pm, Public Information Office

The school calendar update is now available.

GCASC Minutes January 11, 2014

Jan 13, 2014 at 10:54am, Secondary Education

GCASC Minutes - January 2014


Jan 13, 2014 at 9:56am, Secondary Education

Sea S.T.A.R.

NHS BINGO NIGHT to benefit NHS Art Students!

Jan 13, 2014 at 8:38am, Secondary Education

NHS Bingo NIght

Jan 11 2014
Top 10 Things Parents Need to Know About Testing in Maryland

Jan 11, 2014 at 10:17am, Public Information Office

Maryland State Department of Education has compiled a list of the ten most important things parents need to know about testing.

Jan 10 2014
January 2014 Board of Education Meeting Agenda

Jan 10, 2014 at 11:52am, Board of Education

The Garrett County Board of Education will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, January 14, 2014.

Jan 9 2014

Jan 9, 2014 at 11:32am, Broad Ford Elementary School

Lost and Found

Conference Evenings

Jan 9, 2014 at 11:29am, Broad Ford Elementary School

Teacher Parent conference

Martin Luther King Day

Jan 9, 2014 at 11:28am, Broad Ford Elementary School

No School

Jan 8 2014
Maryland Superintendent is a National Finalist

Jan 8, 2014 at 3:07pm, Public Information Office

Public School Superintendents' Association of Maryland (PSSAM) has announced that Dr. Kevin Maxwell, Chief Executive Officer, Prince George's County Public Schools, is a National Finalist.

SchoolMessenger - Information for Parents

Jan 8, 2014 at 3:07pm, Public Information Office

Garrett County Public Schools implemented a communication system, SchoolMessenger.

Jan 7 2014
SchoolMessenger - Staff Glitch

Jan 7, 2014 at 4:11pm, Public Information Office

Technical issues with our SchoolMessenger system in which a message was sent to some current and past employees of the Garrett County Public Schools.

Attention High School Seniors - Excellent Science Opportunity!

Jan 7, 2014 at 10:01am, Secondary Education

NYSC - Senior Science Opportunity

Jan 6 2014
Ocean Awareness Student Contest

Jan 6, 2014 at 2:43pm, Secondary Education

Contest - Ocean Awareness

CCR News - January 2014

Jan 6, 2014 at 9:10am, Secondary Education

CCR News - January 2014

Jan 3 2014
High School Robotics Team Season Kickoff this Saturday - Potato/Taco Bar this Friday

Jan 3, 2014 at 10:21am, Garrett County Public Schools

Unfortunately due to the closing of schools on Friday, Jan 3, the Potato/Taco will be rescheduled for a later date.

Jan 2 2014
Northern High School's Student Council Makes Donation to Dove Center

Jan 2, 2014 at 3:52pm, Youth Development

Dove Center - NHS Donation

Welcome Back!

Jan 2, 2014 at 3:47pm, Northern Middle School

Happy New Year