March 2015

Mar 30 2015
Proposed School Calendars for 2015-16

Mar 30, 2015 at 4:01pm, Public Information Office

Two proposed school calendars for 2015-16 were presented to the Board of Education at its March 24th meeting: one starting before Labor Day and the other one after Labor Day.

NHS and SHS Students Compete in the INTEL/ISEF Pittsburgh Regional Science Fair!

Mar 30, 2015 at 4:01pm, Secondary Education

NHS and SHS students and science instructors traveled to Pittsburgh, PA, on March 27 - March 28, 2015, to compete in one of the largest regional science fairs in the United States.

Southern High and Northern Middle SGA Students Attend MASC

Mar 30, 2015 at 3:52pm, Secondary Education

Advisors and student delegates from Northern Middle and Southern High represented Garrett County students at the recent Maryland Association of Student Councils State Conference held at Hunt Valley.

Make Up Days March 30 - April 2

Mar 30, 2015 at 8:06am, Public Information Office

All Garrett County Public Schools will be in session on March 30, 31, April 1 and 2.

Mar 26 2015
FIRST Robotics Special on KDKA Pittsburgh

Mar 26, 2015 at 11:54am, Public Information Office

On Saturday, March 28, the Pittsburgh CBS Affiliate, KDKA, will feature a 30 minute special on FIRST Robotics and the Greater Pittsburgh Regional which was held March 6-7.

Watch Us Live April 3-4 at the Chesapeake Regional

Mar 26, 2015 at 11:02am, FIRST Robotics Competition Team 1629

Watch Team FRC 1629 Compete Live April 3-4

Maryland Summer Centers for Gifted and Talented Students 

Mar 26, 2015 at 8:41am, Public Information Office

The Maryland Summer Centers for Gifted and Talented Students have programs available for Gifted and Talented students/advanced learners in grades 3 through 12.

Eggstravagava and Shoe Shining this Saturday, March 28

Mar 26, 2015 at 7:42am, FIRST Robotics Competition Team 1629

Robotics Team 1629 Plans Easter Fundraiser

Mar 25 2015
Rebecca Kenyon-Sisler Named 2015-16 Garrett County Teacher of the Year

Mar 25, 2015 at 2:26pm, Public Information Office

Rebecca Kenyon-Sisler, teacher at Northern Garrett High School, has been named the 2015-16 Garrett County Teacher of the Year.

Congratulations to SHS Student Ms. Sheyenne Tichnell, 2015 Carson Scholar!

Mar 25, 2015 at 10:13am, Secondary Education

SHS Carson Scholar.2015

Garrett County Student Leaders Visit Annapolis!

Mar 25, 2015 at 10:08am, Secondary Education

Student leaders from Northern High School, Southern High School, and Northern Middle School attended a GCASC sponsored event as they traveled to Annapolis on March 23 for Lobbying Day.

SHS Students of the Month for February

Mar 25, 2015 at 10:03am, Secondary Education

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Mar 19 2015
March 2015 Board of Education Meeting Agendas

Mar 19, 2015 at 10:59am, Board of Education

March 24, 2015 Board Meeting Agendas

Mar 18 2015
State Superintendent Visits Garrett County Schools

Mar 18, 2015 at 3:27pm, Public Information Office

Dr. Lillian Lowery, State Superintendent of Schools, visited Garrett County on Wednesday, March 18, to view the cutting edge educational practices taking place, with a special emphasis on STEM.

Mar 13 2015
Student Leaders Gather for Leadership Summit

Mar 13, 2015 at 3:50pm, Secondary Education

Student leaders from Garrett County and Allegany County gathered for the first Western Maryland Youth Leadership Summit held on March 11, 2015 at Hickory Environmental Education Center (HEEC).

Mar 12 2015
A Wrestling State Champion and a Runner Up in Garrett County

Mar 12, 2015 at 1:18pm, Public Information Office

Devan Hamrick, Southern High School, was the wrestling 2A/1A state champion in the 120 pound weight class, while Justin Opel, Northern High School, was the 2A/1A runner up in the 132 pound class.

Mar 10 2015
GaCo Wins 2015 Pittsburgh Regional as Captains of the Number 6 Seeded Alliance 

Mar 10, 2015 at 6:31pm, FIRST Robotics Competition Team 1629

GCPS High School FIRST(R) Robotics Competition (FRC) Team 1629, (GaCo) won the Greater Pittsburgh Regional tournament held during March 5, 6, and 7th at California University of PA.

Staff Development the Afternoon of March 11: 3 Hour Early Student Dismissal

Mar 10, 2015 at 12:36pm, Public Information Office

Wednesday, March 11, is a 3 hour early dismissal for students due to staff development activities in the afternoon.

Mar 6 2015
Proposed New Health Curriculum Materials on Display for Review

Mar 6, 2015 at 2:40pm, Public Information Office

The proposed new health curriculum materials for elementary school students are on display for review by the general public.

High School Basketball and Wrestling Schedule Changes

Mar 6, 2015 at 2:32pm, Public Information Office

There have been schedule changes in high school basketball and the state wrestling tournament.

Swan Meadow and Southern Middle Students Attend SciTech Days at Carnegie!

Mar 6, 2015 at 2:30pm, Secondary Education

On Tuesday, March 3, seventy-four middle school students and eleven parents/chaperones/bus drivers made the trek to SciTech Days at Carnegie Science Center in Pittsburgh, PA.

Mar 3 2015
MARCH 2015 BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Mar 3, 2015 at 3:15pm, Public Information Office

The Garrett County Board of Education has changed its regular monthly meeting date to Tuesday, March 24, 2015.

Garrett County Schools School Breakfast Program Recognized

Mar 3, 2015 at 10:10am, Public Information Office

Barbara A. Mikulski, United States Senator, recently recognized Garrett County Public Schools on its successful School Breakfast Program!