December 2016

Dec 23 2016
Proposed School Calendars for 2017-18

Dec 23, 2016 at 12:32pm, Public Information Office

The Board of Education is requesting the public to review the proposed calendars and submit any comments by noon on Wednesday, January 4, 2017.

Dec 22 2016
"Step into Winter" Challenge for GCPS Staff

Dec 22, 2016 at 2:04pm, Public Information Office

Step into Winter Challenge for GCPS Staff

Peace Corps Volunteer Visits Southern Garrett High School

Dec 22, 2016 at 1:46pm, Southern Garrett High School

Natalie Henson, a Peace Corps volunteer in Peru, stopped by Southern Garrett High School to give a presentation on her experiences in that country.

Early Dismissal on December 23rd to Begin Winter Break

Dec 22, 2016 at 8:25am, Public Information Office

There will be a 3-hour early student dismissal on Friday, December 23rd, to begin the winter break.

Southern High School Named Students of the Month for November and December

Dec 22, 2016 at 8:12am, Southern Garrett High School

Student of the month recipients for November and December were recognized by the Southern High School administration.

Dec 21 2016
Phone Problems at Northern Middle and Northern High School

Dec 21, 2016 at 11:47am, Public Information Office

Northern Middle School and Northern High School are experiencing phone problems again.

Dec 19 2016
Schedule for Retention and Disposition of Student Files

Dec 19, 2016 at 2:10pm, Public Information Office

The Garrett County Public Schools maintains student records as based on the administrative procedure, #474.212 - Schedule for Retention and Disposition of Student Files.

Dec 16 2016
Weather Related Statement for Saturday, December 17, 2016

Dec 16, 2016 at 4:17pm, Public Information Office

Due to the impending ice storm later tonight, all Saturday (12-17-16) morning activities are cancelled in all Garrett County schools.

BUS #49 - Running Late on Afternoon Run

Dec 16, 2016 at 3:40pm, Public Information Office

Bus #49, on the northern end of the county, is running 45-60 minutes late for its afternoon run (12-16-16).

Accident Christmas Program

Dec 16, 2016 at 3:20pm, Accident Elementary School

The Christmas Program and Concert for today has been rescheduled for Thursday, December 22.

Dec 15 2016
Broad Ford School's Orff Ensemble Performs in Hagerstown

Dec 15, 2016 at 2:46pm, Public Information Office

The Broad Ford Elementary School "Blazing Bobcats" Orff Ensemble recently traveled to Hagerstown to perform at the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts.

Southern High's Student Newspaper Gains Technology

Dec 15, 2016 at 1:55pm, Southern Garrett High School

The Southern Garrett High Alumni Association, BOE IT Department, and Southern High School worked in conjunction to fund 12 new laptops with 22" monitors for the school's journalism program.

Northern Middle School's FIRST LEGO League Team Members

Dec 15, 2016 at 12:54pm, Northern Middle School

Northern Middle School's FLL team members competed in the Garrett Qualifier on Saturday, December 10th.

Dec 14 2016
Cold Temperatures - Dress Warmly

Dec 14, 2016 at 1:23pm, Public Information Office

Students are encouraged to dress appropriately for cold weather, especially at the bus stop.

Penny Proudfoot Appointed Director of Elementary Education

Dec 14, 2016 at 1:05pm, Public Information Office

Penny Proudfoot has been appointed as the Director of Elementary Education for the school system.

Dec 13 2016
Board of Education Recognitions

Dec 13, 2016 at 1:26pm, Public Information Office

The Board of Education at its December meeting recognized the efforts of the high school Cross Country teams.

Phones Not Working at Northern Middle and High Schools

Dec 13, 2016 at 11:06am, Public Information Office

Northern Middle and Northern High Schools are experiencing telephone problems.

Dec 12 2016
12/12/16 Board Meeting

Dec 12, 2016 at 5:34pm, Public Information Office

Live stream of the 12/12/16 meeting of the Board of Education.

Dec 7 2016
December 2016 Board of Education Meeting Agendas

Dec 7, 2016 at 1:32pm, Board of Education

December 2016 Board Meeting

Hickory Environmental Education Center Holiday Open House - December 15, 2016

Dec 7, 2016 at 8:11am, Public Information Office

Hickory Environmental Education Center's Holiday Open House is December 15, 2016.

Dec 6 2016

Dec 6, 2016 at 1:29pm, Public Information Office

The Garrett County Board of Education has changed the date of the monthly meeting to Monday, December 12, 2016.

All After School and Evening Activities Canceled - December 6

Dec 6, 2016 at 10:56am, Public Information Office

All after school and evening activities are canceled for December 6, 2016, because of inclement weather.

Dec 5 2016
Staff Development - 3 Hour Student Dismissal - Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Dec 5, 2016 at 11:30am, Public Information Office

In accordance with the school calendar, Tuesday, December 6, will be a three hour early dismissal for students.

Dec 1 2016
Southern High Teacher Helps Robotics Team with Holiday Gift Initiative

Dec 1, 2016 at 12:12pm, Public Information Office

This holiday season Garrett County's High School Robotics Team 1629, GaCo, has been active in giving parents holiday gift ideas for youngsters which promote interest in STEM.