April 2015

Apr 28 2015
SECAC Rescheduled 

Apr 28, 2015 at 1:57pm

The May SECAC meeting has been rescheduled for Tuesday, May 19th, from 4:00-5:00 PM.

Team 1629, GaCo, Competes at FIRST World Championship - Team Student Member, Alexandra Miller, Receives Top Individual Award

Apr 28, 2015 at 1:00pm

FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) Team 1629 competed at the FRC Championships held in St. Louis, April 22-25, 2015.

Apr 27 2015
School Calendar 2015-16 Accepted by Board of Education

Apr 27, 2015 at 11:26am

The Garrett County Board of Education accepted the 2015-16 school calendar.

Apr 24 2015
Free STEM Opportunity/College and Career Expo - May 9th

Apr 24, 2015 at 1:42pm


ECHO Program is Accepting Applications

Apr 24, 2015 at 8:20am

ECHO (Exploring Careers in Health Education) Summer Program is a health career exploration program.

Apr 23 2015
Garrett County Schools are First MD Partner in the Carnegie STEM Excellence Pathway!

Apr 23, 2015 at 3:15pm

Carnegie Science Center Strategic Education Initiatives recently announced that GCPS is the first Maryland partner to join the growing number of Carnegie STEM Excellence Pathway Partners!

Apr 20 2015
Northern Middle School - Maryland School Breakfast Challenge Recipient

Apr 20, 2015 at 3:28pm

Northern Middle School was the recipient of the Maryland School Breakfast Challenge in Garrett County.

Apr 16 2015
Middle and High School Health Materials on Display for Review

Apr 16, 2015 at 10:38am

Proposed new health curriculum materials for middle and high school students are on display for review by the general public.


Apr 16, 2015 at 10:01am

The operation of Garrett County Public Schools generates an estimated economic impact of $67.91 million annually within the county, a study unveiled to the Board of Education today shows.

Garrett County Public Schools and Garrett College in Partnerships

Apr 16, 2015 at 8:21am

A PowerPoint presentation was shared with the Board on April 14 regarding the school system's partnership with Garrett College.

Apr 15 2015
Board of Education Recognitions and Proclamations- April 14, 2015

Apr 15, 2015 at 1:53pm

The Garrett County Board of Education acknowledged several recognitions and proclamations at its recent Board meeting on April 14, 2015.

Apr 14 2015
Staff Development on April 15 - Early Student Dismissal

Apr 14, 2015 at 8:03am

Wednesday, April 15, is staff development day with a 3 hour early student dismissal.

Apr 13 2015

Apr 13, 2015 at 10:53am

Students who are already in the GT program will be reevaluated by the school team and do not require a new nomination. Forms for new nominations are available in the school guidance office.

Apr 10 2015
April 2015 Board of Education Meeting Agendas

Apr 10, 2015 at 11:49am

April 14, 2015 Board Meeting Agendas

Apr 9 2015
MSDE Online Professional Development Courses

Apr 9, 2015 at 4:27pm

MSDE Online Professional Development Courses booklet listing the online courses being offered this summer is available.

Accident Students "Jump Rope for Heart"

Apr 9, 2015 at 4:05pm

Accident Elementary students raised over $8,000 for the American Heart Association through Jump Rope for Heart.

United States Attorney's Office to Provide Internet Safety Presentation to Parents and Community

Apr 9, 2015 at 10:36am

Mr. Vince DeVivo, Community Outreach Specialist with the U.S. Attorney's Office will provide a special presentation on internet safety for children on the evening of April 15th at Garrett College.

Western Maryland STEM Festival - May 2, 2015

Apr 9, 2015 at 8:33am

Don't miss this exciting regional event! Free and open to K-12 students and parents/guardians/families!

Apr 8 2015

Apr 8, 2015 at 2:15pm

The Garrett County Board of Education will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at Southern High School.

Team 1629 Competes at the Chesapeake Regional, Receives Top Honors.

Apr 8, 2015 at 12:46pm

FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) Team 1629 (GaCo) competed last weekend, April 2-4, among 58 teams, including teams from Israel, Canada, and the United Arab Emirates.

Apr 2 2015
PARCC Testing Starts April 7

Apr 2, 2015 at 9:20am

PARCC testing in English /Language Arts and Mathematics will begin in Garrett County schools beginning Tuesday, April 7.

Schools Closed Friday and Monday

Apr 2, 2015 at 9:13am

Garrett County Public Schools will be closed Friday, April 3, and Monday, April 6.