February 2022

Feb 28 2022
Updated Guidance Regarding Face-Coverings; Optional On School Buses

Feb 28, 2022 at 4:16pm, Garrett County Public Schools

GCPS releases update on face-covering guidelines. Use on school buses now optional.

Feb 25 2022
AELR Votes to Remove State Face-Coverings in Schools Requirement

Feb 25, 2022 at 3:49pm, Garrett County Public Schools

GCPS to make masks optional in facilities starting March 1, 2022. This comes after the recommendation of the Superintendent, approval of GCBOE, and approval of AELR of the General Assembly.

Three GCPS Faculty Members Honored With Individual EGATE Awards Excellence in Gifted and Talented Education

Feb 25, 2022 at 11:10am, Garrett County Public Schools

Three GCPS educators honored with EGATE awards. Ceremony held Wednesday night, February 23, 2022

GCPS IT Department Issues Reminder for Hotspot Connectivity

Feb 25, 2022 at 8:43am, Garrett County Public Schools

The IT department has issued a guidance document for hotspot connectivity. Please review the Google Doc embedded in this story if you are having issues connecting your student device to a hotspot.

Feb 24 2022
MSDE Votes to Send Face Covering Decisions to Local School Districts, GCPS Votes to Remove the Face Covering Requirement

Feb 24, 2022 at 9:05pm, Garrett County Public Schools

GCBOE follows Supt. Barbara Baker's recommendation to remove the face-covering requirement in school facilities, following suit with the Maryland State Board of Education, pending AELR approval.

Live Stream of GCPS Virtual Special Meeting 2/24/22

Feb 24, 2022 at 6:33pm, Garrett County Public Schools

The link to the live stream of the GCPS Virtual Special is now available. The Public Session of the meeting is scheduled to begin at approximately 6:30 p.m.

Feb 23 2022
GCPS Announces Meal Distribution Change

Feb 23, 2022 at 1:57pm, Garrett County Public Schools

GCPS Food and Nutrition Services announces a change in meal distribution. Meals will be distributed on Wednesday evening, rather than Thursday evening this week due to the weather forecast.

Update to Board of Education February 24th Special Meeting

Feb 23, 2022 at 11:41am, Garrett County Public Schools

The Garrett County Board of Education has made an update to the agenda for the February 24th special virtual meeting. It will now include a Public Session to discuss face-coverings.

Board of Education - Special Meeting on February 24, 2022

Feb 23, 2022 at 11:27am, Board of Education

The Board will meet virtually in a Special Executive Session on February 24, 2022.

GCPS to Implement Virtual Learning Days February 24-25, 2022

Feb 23, 2022 at 10:50am, Garrett County Public Schools

GCPS to implement Virtual Learning Days for February 24-25, 2022. Regular in-person instruction set to resume Monday, February 28, 2022.

Feb 18 2022
SPECIAL BOARD EXECUTIVE SESSION ON FEBRUARY 24, 2022

Feb 18, 2022 at 11:15am, Garrett County Public Schools

The Garrett County Board of Education will meet virtually in Executive Session on Thursday, February 24, 2022, from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.

Feb 16 2022
MPSSAA Revises Return to Play After COVID Protocols

Feb 16, 2022 at 4:07pm, Garrett County Public Schools

MPSSAA provides updated guidance on student-athletes returning to play after COVID diagnosis. Changes take effect immediately.

A reminder of Early Dismissal and School Holiday

Feb 16, 2022 at 2:22pm, Garrett County Public Schools

A friendly reminder that Friday, February 18, 2022 is a three-hour early dismissal for students, as it is a Staff Development Day in the afternoon. In addition, Monday, February 21, 2022 is a holiday.

GCPS Inclement Weather Plan Implemented for Remaining School Year

Feb 16, 2022 at 10:08am, Garrett County Public Schools

GCPS receives approval for Inclement Weather Plan from MSDE. Implementing Inclement Weather Plan for Virtual Learning Days for the remainder of the 2021-2022 school year as needed.

Feb 15 2022
Northern Garrett High Wrestling Team Takes Second in State Finals

Feb 15, 2022 at 3:37pm, Garrett County Public Schools

Northern Garrett High School wrestlers make their way through the competition to the duals state final.

Feb 14 2022
Inclement Weather Update 2/14/22

Feb 14, 2022 at 5:56am, Garrett County Public Schools

GCPS will operate on a two-hour delay today. Kindergarten and Pre-K applications will begin at 10:00 a.m.

Feb 10 2022
Winner Declared in Regional Duals Final Match

Feb 10, 2022 at 2:39pm, Garrett County Public Schools

Northern Garrett High School declared winner of Regional Duals, moving on to Semi-Finals in State Championship.

Feb 8 2022
GCPS Board Meeting 2/8/22

Feb 8, 2022 at 5:50pm, Garrett County Public Schools

The Garrett County Board of Education will hold it's monthly board meeting Tuesday, February 8, 2022. Public session is expected to begin at 6:00 p.m.

GCPS and School Counselors Celebrate National School Counseling Week 

Feb 8, 2022 at 10:18am, Garrett County Public Schools

Garrett County Public Schools celebrates National School Counseling Week, February 7-11, 2022.

Feb 4 2022
Board of Education Meeting on February 8, 2022

Feb 4, 2022 at 11:00am, Garrett County Public Schools

Garrett County Board of Education will hold its next monthly meeting on Tuesday, February 8, 2022.

Inclement Weather Update 2/4/22

Feb 4, 2022 at 6:46am, Garrett County Public Schools

Garrett County Public Schools will be closed today. Code Orange for employees.

Feb 3 2022
Request for Proposals - Security Vestibule Modifications at Northern Garrett High School

Feb 3, 2022 at 7:38pm, Garrett County Public Schools

GCPS requests proposals for the Security Vestibule Modifications at Northern Garrett High School.

Six Broad Ford Elementary Students Advance in Competition

Feb 3, 2022 at 3:20pm, Garrett County Public Schools

Six Broad Ford Elementary School students have successfully made it through the first challenge of Scholastic's "The Hardest Math Problem" and advanced to the second challenge.

Inclement Weather Update 2/4/22

Feb 3, 2022 at 2:59pm, Safety and Security

Garrett County Public Schools will open two (2) hours late tomorrow, Friday, February 4, 2022.

Northern-End Bus Delay

Feb 3, 2022 at 7:16am, Safety and Security

Bus 68 in the Northern District is running 20 minutes late this morning, February 3, 2022.

Feb 2 2022
Nine Northern Middle Students Advance in Competition

Feb 2, 2022 at 4:10pm, Garrett County Public Schools

Nine Northern Middle School students have made it through the first challenge of Scholastic's "The Hardest Math Problem" and advanced to the second challenge.

Feb 1 2022
February 8, 2022 Board of Education Meeting

Feb 1, 2022 at 11:55am, Garrett County Public Schools

The Board of Education will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, February 8, 2022.

Southern-End Bus 75 Update 2/1/22

Feb 1, 2022 at 7:20am, Safety and Security

Bus 75 in the southern district will be running 1 hour late this morning, February 1, 2022.