May 2017

May 31 2017
High School Graduation - June 3, 2017

May 31, 2017 at 1:46pm, Public Information Office

High school graduation for both Southern and Northern High Schools will be held on Saturday, June 3, 2017, at the CARC on the campus of Garrett College.

May 26 2017
Southern Area Schools in Working Lockdown

May 26, 2017 at 3:55pm, Public Information Office

All southern area schools are on a working lockdown due to a potential risk in the area. Instruction is continuing in the schools with regular dismissal at the end of the day.

Schedule for the Last 2 Weeks of School

May 26, 2017 at 2:32pm, Public Information Office

The schedule for the last two weeks of school in Garrett County.

Student Safety Concern: Blue Whale Challenge Social Media Game

May 26, 2017 at 2:27pm, Pupil Services

The school system wants to bring your attention to an internet social media "game" called the "Blue Whale Challenge".

May 24 2017
Garrett County Association of Student Councils (GCASC) Elects 2017-2018 Officers

May 24, 2017 at 1:32pm, Secondary Education

Student leaders elected for 2017-2018. GCASC officers

May 22 2017

May 22, 2017 at 3:50pm, Southern Garrett High School

Southern Garrett High School earns a 1st place finish in the Fall session and a 2nd place finish in the Spring session of the State Stock Market Game competition.

May 17 2017
Phone Problems at Various Schools

May 17, 2017 at 3:28pm, Public Information Office

There was a fiber cut in the region that is causing phone problems for our inbound call provider.

May 16 2017
Local Youth Recognized for Innovation as FIRST (R) LEGO(R) League Global Innovation Award presented by XPRIZE(R) Semi-Finalist

May 16, 2017 at 9:55am, Public Information Office

NeXT GEN FLL Team 3659, from Garrett County, was selected from entries from 30 countries for its outstanding project innovative solution, the BeeHaven.

May 12 2017
Broad Ford - Be the Change You Want to See in the World

May 12, 2017 at 4:12pm, Broad Ford Elementary School

"Be the Change You Want to See in the World" projects were on display at Broad Ford Elementary School's cafeteria on May 11.

Staff Development - 3 Hour Student Dismissal - Tuesday, May 16, 2017

May 12, 2017 at 3:48pm, Public Information Office

Tuesday, May 16, is a three hour early dismissal for students for staff development in the afternoon.

May 11 2017

May 11, 2017 at 2:58pm, Public Information Office

The Garrett County Board of Education will receive Requests for Proposal (RFP) from experienced vendors to provide occupational therapy and physical therapy services for the 2017-18 school year.

May 10 2017
Swan Meadow Wellness Activities

May 10, 2017 at 3:28pm, Swan Meadow K-8 School

Swan Meadow School recently hosted its first annual walk-a-thon to promote physical wellness.

May 9 2017
Student Safety Concern: Parental Attention to 13 Reasons Why 

May 9, 2017 at 4:00pm, Pupil Services

The school system wants to bring your attention to a Netflix series called "13 Reasons Why".

Board of Education Recognitions and Proclamations - May 2, 2017

May 9, 2017 at 4:00pm, Public Information Office

The Garrett County Board of Education, at its recent meeting on May 2, recognized various groups and presented several proclamations.

FIRST Robotics Team 1629 Returns from Championship with Busy Schedule

May 9, 2017 at 1:50pm, Public Information Office

FRC 1629, Garrett Coalition (GaCo) returned from the FIRST Championship in St. Louis during April 26-29 finishing 39th in its division with a record of 5-5-0.

May 8 2017
Broad Ford Elementary School's 5K Color Run

May 8, 2017 at 3:01pm, Broad Ford Elementary School

On Saturday, April 29th, Broad Ford Elementary School had its first 5K Color Run/Walk to benefit the school's Wellness Team.