March 2014

Mar 27 2014
Board of Education Accepts DRAFT FY 2015 Budget 

Mar 27, 2014 at 3:46pm, Public Information Office

The proposed Superintendent's budget was accepted as the Board of Education's DRAFT budget with a 4 to 1 vote at a special Business meeting held on March 25, 2014.

Staff Development and Early Dismissal Rescheduled for Friday, March 28

Mar 27, 2014 at 3:46pm, Public Information Office

The scheduled afternoon staff development and three hour dismissal for students has been rescheduled for Friday, March 28.

Mar 26 2014

Mar 26, 2014 at 2:38pm, Public Information Office

Lt. Governor Anthony Brown, State Superintendent of Schools Lillian M. Lowery, and members of the Maryland General Assembly will be honoring Blue Ribbon Schools this evening, March 10th, in Annapolis.

Mar 25 2014
State Board Sets Process for School Calendar Waivers

Mar 25, 2014 at 1:45pm, Public Information Office

MSDE today voted to allow local school systems to apply for waivers of up to five days from the 180-instructional day requirement.

Mar 24 2014
March 25, 2014 Board of Education Meeting Agenda

Mar 24, 2014 at 12:56pm, Board of Education

Special Board Meeting on March 25, 2014

Status Regarding Waiver Days

Mar 24, 2014 at 12:54pm, Public Information Office

MSDE requested that school districts wait to submit requests for waiver days until there is some confidence that no more days will be missed due to inclement weather.

Three Hour Early Dismissal Wednesday, March 26th

Mar 24, 2014 at 12:42pm, Public Information Office

According to the Garrett County Public Schools' 2013-14 calendar, there is staff development in the afternoon on Wednesday, March 26th.

Mar 23 2014
MSA Science, PARCC, and Senior HSA Testing Administration Starts March 24

Mar 23, 2014 at 11:01am, Public Information Office

MSA Science, PARCC, and Senior HSA Testing Administration

Mar 17 2014
Garrett County's State Champions from the Winter Sports Season

Mar 17, 2014 at 12:28pm, Public Information Office

Congratulations to all Garrett County's state champions from the winter sports season.

Mar 14 2014
ESEA Flexibility Extension Request

Mar 14, 2014 at 2:23pm, Public Information Office

On May 29, 2012, the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) approved Maryland's request for ESEA Flexibility for the 2012-2013 and the 2013-2014 school years.

Mar 13 2014
Swan Meadow School Honored in "Kids Helping Kids" Campaign

Mar 13, 2014 at 10:32am, Public Information Office

MSDE and the Maryland Food Bank has recognized Swan Meadow School for its tremendous effort in the past year's Harvest for the Hungry "Kids Helping Kids" food collection campaign.

Mar 12 2014
Board of Education Meeting - March 25, 2014

Mar 12, 2014 at 3:55pm, Public Information Office

Special Business Session Meeting on March 25, 2014

Board of Education Training - March 20, 2014

Mar 12, 2014 at 3:41pm, Public Information Office

March 20, 2014 Training for Board of Education Members

Mar 11 2014
Update: Accident Elementary Water Restored

Mar 11, 2014 at 11:55am, Public Information Office

Accident Elementary water supply issues

Mar 4 2014
Board of Education Meeting - March 11, 2014

Mar 4, 2014 at 5:36pm, Public Information Office

March 2014 Board of Education Meeting

March 2014 Board of Education Meeting Agenda

Mar 4, 2014 at 5:34pm, Board of Education

March 2014 Board Meeting Agenda

Status Regarding 2013-2014 Academic Calendar

Mar 4, 2014 at 4:56pm, Public Information Office

Academic Calendar Status Update

Mar 3 2014
GCPS FIRST LEGO League Teams Compete at Maryland Championship

Mar 3, 2014 at 3:59pm, Garrett County Public Schools

Garrett County FLL Team Receives Top Award at State Championship

Revised Maryland School Assessments (MSA) Testing Schedule

Mar 3, 2014 at 12:03pm, Public Information Office

The Maryland School Assessments (MSA) testing will begin on Tuesday, March 4.

Susquehanna Bank Supports BOE Student Arts Fair

Mar 3, 2014 at 10:41am, Public Information Office

Susquehanna Bank recently donated $500.00 to support Garrett County's Student Fine Arts Extravaganza that occurs annually.

Outstanding Educator in Gifted and Talented Education - School Administrator Award  

Mar 3, 2014 at 10:25am, Public Information Office

Karen Devore, principal of Northern Middle School, was the recipient of an Outstanding Educator in Gifted and Talented Education - School Administrator award.

Pre-Kindergarten Registrations Forms Available Online

Mar 3, 2014 at 10:02am, Public Information Office

Pre-Kindergarten Registration Forms

Mar 2 2014

Mar 2, 2014 at 9:05am, Public Information Office

School systems throughout Maryland will celebrate National School Breakfast Week, March 3-7, 2014.