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Oakland, MD 21550
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Feb 23 2018
A Message from Superintendent Regarding School Safety

Feb 23, 2018 at 3:24pm

The Superintendent addresses the recent concerns regarding school safety and security.

Feb 22 2018
No Credible Threat to Northern High and Northern Middle Schools

Feb 22, 2018 at 6:48pm

Brought to our attention by several people, Garrett County Public Schools is aware that students are talking about a possible threat to Northern Garrett High School and Northern Middle School.

GCPS Coding Competition Announced to Celebrate Digital Learning Day

Feb 22, 2018 at 3:13pm

To help celebrate Digital Learning Day, Garrett County Public Schools announces its 2018 "See a Need - Make a Solution" coding competition.

Feb 21 2018
No Threat to Southern Garrett High School

Feb 21, 2018 at 10:42pm

No social media threat to Southern Garrett High School.

Indoor Track Championships at Southern High School

Feb 21, 2018 at 8:51am

Two Southern High School students win Maryland state indoor track events.

Feb 20 2018
Friendsville Elementary School's Phone System Not Working

Feb 20, 2018 at 3:38pm

Friendsville Elementary School's phone service, 301-746-5100, is not working. However, the 301-746-5134 line is working for anyone needing to contact the school.

Feb 16 2018
Garrett County Public Schools - 2018-19 Calendar

Feb 16, 2018 at 12:51pm

Garrett County Public Schools has released the 2018-19 school calendar.

Feb 15 2018
Board of Education Recognitions at Meeting on February 13, 2018

Feb 15, 2018 at 10:39am

The Garrett County Board of Education announced two recognitions at its recent Board meeting on February 13, 2018.

Feb 13 2018
02/13/2018 Board Meeting

Feb 13, 2018 at 3:00pm

Live Stream of the February 13, 2018, Board of Education Meeting.

Local FIRST Robotics Team to host Robot Demonstration on Sunday, February 18, 2018

Feb 13, 2018 at 9:47am

FIRST Robotic Team (FRC) 1629 will be demonstrating its robot on Sunday, February 18, 2018, from 3:00 to 6:00 PM at the Garrett Engineering and Robotics Society (GEARS) located in Accident, Maryland.

Feb 12 2018
Southern High School Crowned 2018 State Dual Meet Wrestling 1A Champions

Feb 12, 2018 at 11:22am

Southern-Garrett High School (Class 1A) hauled in its second State Dual Meet wrestling title.

Feb 9 2018
Staff Development and Presidents' Day

Feb 9, 2018 at 3:26pm

Staff Development takes place on February 15, 2018, with a 3 hour early dismissal for students. Schools are closed on February 19, 2018, in observance of Presidents' Day.

Feb 7 2018
Comment Period for 2018-19 Proposed School Calendars Ends February 8, 2018

Feb 7, 2018 at 8:05pm

Comments regarding the 2 proposed GCPS school calendars for 2018-19 must be made by noon tomorrow, February 8, 2018.

Friendsville School on Normal Schedule February 8-9, 2018

Feb 7, 2018 at 7:45pm

Friendsville Elementary School will be operating under normal hours and conditions on Thursday and Friday (February 8-9, 2018).

Feb 6 2018
Board of Education Meeting - February 13, 2018

Feb 6, 2018 at 12:02pm

The Garrett County Board of Education will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, February 13, 2018.