The Garrett County Board of Education voted on November 10, 2020 to move students to a red, fully virtual learning model beginning Thursday, November 12, 2020, and continuing until at least Thursday, December 10, 2020. GCPS is also cancelling all in-person extra-curricular activities, athletic events, and practices effective immediately.

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There have been 797 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Garrett County.

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GCPS Announces Food & Nutrition Changes

Last Updated on Nov 16, 2020 at 12:41pm

The Food & Nutrition Services (FNS) Office is making modifications to its current meal offerings. The following schedules for meal distribution will be in effect until further notice. The schedules will be dependent upon current metrics and recommendations from the Garrett County Health Department.
 
The FNS Department will be distributing seven (7) days worth of Breakfast, Lunch, Snack, and Supper on Wednesday evenings at all schools from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. This does not include Swan Meadow due to participation data.
 
The FNS Department will also be distributing seven (7) days worth of Breakfast, Lunch, Snack, and Supper on Wednesday evenings at the following locations and times (please note the time change):
 
  • Garrett College- Parking Lot A, 685 Mosser Road: Wednesday 5:00 – 5:15 p.m.
  • Bittinger Lutheran Parish - 22 Maynardier Ridge Road: Wednesday 5:30 – 5:45pm.
  • Swanton Community Center- 3335 Swanton Road: Wednesday 5:00 - 5:15 p.m.
  • Gorman Fire Hall -270 Gorman Road: Wednesday 5:45 – 6:00 p.m.
  • Bloomington – 334 North Branch Avenue: Wednesday 5:00 – 5:15 p.m.
  • Kitzmiller – 290 W. Main Street: Wednesday 5:45 – 6:00 p.m.
 
The FNS Department will also be distributing seven (7) days’ worth of Breakfast, Lunch, Snack, and Supper on Monday afternoons at the following locations and times:
 
Southern Area:
  • Pine Woods East -705 N Street, Mt. Lake Park: Monday 12:30 – 12:45 p.m.
  • Pleasant View South – 402 Pleasant View Lane, Loch Lynn: Monday 12:55 - 1:10 p.m.
  • Parkwood Village East -108 Decatur Street, Mt. Lake Park: Monday 1:20 - 1:35 p.m.
  • Overlook North- 61 Vista Square, Oakland: Monday 1:45 – 2:00 p.m.
  • Glades West -200 Glades Square, Oakland: Monday 2:10 – 2:35 p.m.
  • Liberty Mews- 451 Liberty Street, Oakland: Monday 2:45 – 3:00 p.m.
 
Northern Area:
  • Mountain Village West - 175 Pysell Road, McHenry: Monday 12:30 – 12:45 p.m.
  • Guardian Apartments- 949 Old River Rd, Friendsville: Monday 1:05 – 1:20 p.m.
  • Cassel Ridge East -600 Cassel Ridge Drive, Grantsville: Monday 1:40 – 1:55 p.m.
 
Parents, Guardians or a designated person may pick up meals for children. You will need the child’s name, school, and grade to pick up meals. If you know a family that cannot get to the meal pick-up sites, please check with them and get the required information; you can take meals to them.
 
All meals are available to any child 18 and under regardless of whether they are enrolled in Garrett County Public Schools.
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