September 8, 2020 is the first day of school for the GCPS students.

The GCPS central office will be closed to the public until further notice. Anyone with a question or concern may contact public.info@garrettcountyschools.org, and you will receive a response.

There have been 49 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Garrett County.

Please continue to check our website and the GCPS Coronavirus Updates page for more information.

March 2019

Mar 28 2019
Garrett County Board of Education Meeting Live Stream - March 28, 2019

Mar 28, 2019 at 1:52pm, Public Information Office

Live Stream of the Garrett County Board of Education Meeting on March 28, 2019.

Garrett County Public Schools Announces a New Practice for Cell Phone Use at Northern and Southern Garrett High Schools

Mar 28, 2019 at 1:02pm, Public Information Office

Students may access their cell phones during non-instructional time during the school day (before and after school, between classes, and at lunch) at both high schools.

Mar 27 2019
Parent-Teacher Conference Day - March 29, 2019

Mar 27, 2019 at 9:42am, Public Information Office

No school for students on Friday, March 29, 2019, because of Parent-Teacher conferences.

Mar 25 2019
BOARD OF EDUCATION SELECTS EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES PLANNING LLC FOR STRATEGIC FACILITIES PLAN

Mar 25, 2019 at 3:38pm, Public Information Office

Garrett County Board of Education unanimously voted to accept the bid of Educational Facilities Planning LLC (EFP) to help Garrett County Public Schools (GCPS) develop a strategic facilities plan.

March 28, 2019 Board of Education Meeting

Mar 25, 2019 at 3:02pm, Board of Education

The Garrett County Board of Education will hold a special meeting on Thursday, March 28, 2019.

Board of Education Recognitions - March 2019

Mar 25, 2019 at 10:15am, Public Information Office

The Garrett County Board of Education made several recogntions at its recent meeting on March 12, 2019.

Mar 22 2019
Friendsville School's 1st Annual Maple Festival - April 10, 2019

Mar 22, 2019 at 3:50pm, Public Information Office

Friendsville Elementary School's First Annual Maple Festival will be held Wednesday, April 10, from 5:00 - 7:30 PM in the school's cafeteria.

Mar 21 2019
First Annual Transition Fair - April 17, 2019

Mar 21, 2019 at 8:38am, Public Information Office

Garrett County Schools will host its first annual Transition Fair at the Career Technical Training Center in Accident, Maryland, on April 17, 2019, from 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM.

GCPS Job Opportunities

Mar 21, 2019 at 8:19am, Public Information Office

Job opportunities available at Garrett County Public Schools.

Mar 19 2019
Friendsville Elementary School Receives Grant from Exxon Mobil

Mar 19, 2019 at 1:35pm, Public Information Office

Friendsville Elementary School received $500 from the Exxon Mobil Educational Alliance Grant School Program.

Mar 14 2019
2019 Garrett County History Day Winners

Mar 14, 2019 at 11:54am, Public Information Office

The Garrett County History Day Project Showcase, "Triumph and Tragedy in History", was held on Monday, March 11, 2019, at the Hickory Environmental Education Center.

Mar 13 2019
Garrett County Public Schools - 2019-2020 Calendar

Mar 13, 2019 at 3:55pm, Public Information Office

Garrett County Public Schools has released the 2019-20 school calendar.

Grantsville School Without Water - 03-13-19

Mar 13, 2019 at 12:59pm, Public Information Office

Grantsville Elementary School is without water.

Golden Badge Award at Grantsville Elementary School

Mar 13, 2019 at 10:51am, Grantsville Elementary School

Deputy Casey presented the Golden Badge Award to the Grantsville Elementary School classroom that received the most self-less service stars for the month.

Mar 12 2019
3-Hour Early Dismissal - March 14, 2019

Mar 12, 2019 at 6:59pm, Public Information Office

Thursday, March 14, 2019, is a three-hour early dismissal for students for afternoon staff development.

Garrett County Board of Education Meeting Live Stream - March 12, 2019

Mar 12, 2019 at 3:51pm, Public Information Office

Live Stream of the Garrett County Board of Education Meeting on March 12, 2019.

Mar 11 2019
Two Garrett County Students Qualify for the 2019 Maryland National GeoBee Competition

Mar 11, 2019 at 11:37am, Public Information Office

Two Garrett County students have been notified by the National Geographic Society that they are semifinalists to compete in the 2019 National GeoBee Maryland State Competition.

Friendsville School Celebrates Various Activities

Mar 11, 2019 at 11:16am, Friendsville Elementary School

Friendsville Elementary recently held its PEP Assembly for the month of February and celebrated Read Across America.

Southern Middle 8th Graders Attend Senate Committee Hearing on SB 0142

Mar 11, 2019 at 11:01am, Public Information Office

Southern Middle School 8th graders push for the long-tailed salamander as the official Maryland amphibian.

Mar 8 2019
Southern High School Earns First College Board AP Computer Science Female Diversity Award

Mar 8, 2019 at 3:40pm, Public Information Office

Southern High School has earned the first College Board AP Computer Science Female Diversity Award for achieving high female representation in AP Computer Science A and AP Computer Science Principles.

Special Education Citizens Advisory Committee (SECAC) Will Meet March 19, 2019

Mar 8, 2019 at 3:29pm, Public Information Office

The Garrett County Special Education Citizens Advisory Committee (SECAC) will hold its third meeting of the year on March 19, 2019, from 5:00-7:00 PM at The Alley, 499 Oakland Drive, Oakland, MD.

Mar 7 2019
March 12, 2019 Board of Education Meeting

Mar 7, 2019 at 2:09pm, Board of Education

The Garrett County Board of Education will hold their monthly meeting on Tuesday, March 12, 2019.

Mar 6 2019
Miss Garrett County Farm Bureau Visits Grantsville School

Mar 6, 2019 at 10:17am, Grantsville Elementary School

Miss Garrett County Farm Bureau recently visited Grantsville Elementary School's PreKindergarten classes.

SOUTHERN HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS OF THE MONTH FOR SECOND QUARTER

Mar 6, 2019 at 9:33am, Southern Garrett High School

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

Mar 5 2019
Board of Education Meeting - March 12, 2019

Mar 5, 2019 at 2:12pm, Public Information Office

The Garrett County Board of Education will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, March 12, 2019.

Mar 1 2019
Reminder: Proposed 2019-20 School Calendar Comments Requested

Mar 1, 2019 at 11:10am, Public Information Office

The Board is requesting the public to review the proposed 2019-20 school calendar and submit any comments by noon on Friday, March 8, 2019, to the Public Information Office.

GCPS Job Openings for 2019-20 School Year

Mar 1, 2019 at 10:46am, Public Information Office

A list of job openings for the 2019-2020 school year.

Safety Concern Regarding Internet Challenge Game Momo

Mar 1, 2019 at 10:21am, Public Information Office

A safety concern regarding an internet challenge game called Momo.