All GCPS schools will be closed from March 16 through April 24, 2020.

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

There are 3 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Garrett County at the present time.

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

Northern Garrett

High School

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Slider image 1 of 7. Jacob Brenneman, 9th grader, state wrestling champion
Slider image 2 of 7. NeuBeam- Garrett County makes baseball donation
Slider image 3 of 7. Bocce Team 2 won gold at regionals and is headed to states!
Slider image 4 of 7. NHS Bocce Teams
Slider image 5 of 7. 2014 Blue Ribbon School
US News and World Report Awards 2017 & 2018
Slider image 6 of 7. The Vault
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Welcome to Northern Garrett High School

Northern Garrett High School Huskies Apparel - Jostens School Store

Important Upcoming Dates

Date Event
Monday, May 25 Memorial Day - Schools Closed


After Prom is a parent sponsored organization to provide a fun, alcohol and drug free party for all NHS Students. This event requires significant parent involvement and support. Please consider joining our group! If you have any questions or are willing to help, please contact Chris Ashby or Pebbles Perez or 301-501-0563. Our next meeting is Thursday, March 13th at 5:30 pm at the Green Turtle.

The Literary Art Magazine is looking for students who like to write!!!

The Voices of the Vault Literary Art Magazine is now looking for short stories, essays, fiction, poems, nonfiction articles, artwork, and/or photography. Submit your work via GoogleDocs ( For all artwork, please see Ms. Roller.

Procedures for Non-High School Groups/Youth Groups/Community wanting to use Northern Garrett High School Facilities

Call Mrs. Ahern at 301-746-8669 Ext. 2 or email to check the building availability on the requested dates. A Facilities Use Form must be completed and returned to Mrs. Ahern. You will be notified once approved by the Administration and the Athletic Director. There are fees involved for use of the building (custodial services and use of the cafeteria).

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Attention Parents/Guardians: Reminder of Garrett County BOE Attendance Policy

Attendance notes must be submitted no more than three (3) school days after the student’s return to school. The note shall state the reason for the student’s absence, the date(s) of the absences, and be signed and dated by the student’s parent/guardian. It will be the student’s responsibility to obtain and complete work missed due to absence regardless of code. However, work/ assignments missed as a result of unlawful absences will not be given credit.

School Grounds Information:

The administration would like to remind everyone that all Garrett County school grounds are tobacco/drug/alcohol free. This includes the use of e-cigarettes. No one should be using any of these products on school property and all sporting events will be closely monitored. Our goal is to provide a safe and healthy environment for our students and visitors.