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Mar 23 2018
Garrett County Hosts FFA Regional Competition

Mar 23, 2018 at 10:45am

The Western Maryland Regional FFA agriculture mechanics and public speaking contests were held, for the first time, in Garrett County.

Mar 22 2018
Parent-Teacher Conference Day - March 26, 2018

Mar 22, 2018 at 3:37pm

Parent-Teacher conferences will be held on Monday, March 26, 2018. No school for students.

Mar 16 2018
Recognitions and Resolutions from the Board of Education Meeting - March 13, 2018.

Mar 16, 2018 at 11:12am

Recognitions and Resolutions from the Board of Education Meeting on Tuesday, March 13, 2018.

Mar 13 2018
Special Education Citizens Advisory Committee Meeting March 27, 2018

Mar 13, 2018 at 3:15pm

The Garrett County Special Education Citizens Advisory Committee (SECAC) will hold its third meeting of the year on March 27, 2018 from 5-7 P.M. at Camp Hickory in Accident.

Mar 12 2018
Southern High School Girls Basketball Team State Champions

Mar 12, 2018 at 11:24am

Southern High School's girls basketball team won the 2018 Maryland Class 1A state basketball championship.

Mar 9 2018
Northern High School Theatre Presents Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night"

Mar 9, 2018 at 12:50pm

The Northern High School Thespian Society and Theatre II class will be presenting Shakespeare's classic comedy "Twelfth Night" on March 22nd, 23rd and 24th at 8:00 PM.

Mar 8 2018
Route 40 Elementary School's Phone Lines Not Working

Mar 8, 2018 at 12:01pm

Route 40 Elementary School's phone line is not working.

Jordan Day, Northern High School, Wins Wresting State Championship

Mar 8, 2018 at 9:20am

Jordan Day, a senior at Northern High School, recently won the Maryland State 1A/2A Wrestling Championship.

Mar 7 2018
Staff Development Day on March 9, 2018 - Three Hour Early Student Dismissal

Mar 7, 2018 at 4:10pm

Three hour early dismissal for students on Friday, March 9 - Staff Development Day.

Mar 6 2018
Board of Education Meeting - March 13, 2018

Mar 6, 2018 at 1:19pm

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

Mar 1 2018
Northern Middle School Featured in Article

Mar 1, 2018 at 2:20pm

Northern Middle School is featured in Maryland Society for Educational Technology.

Feb 26 2018
Bomb Threat at Northern Middle School

Feb 26, 2018 at 1:39pm

Today, February 26, 2018, at 10:00 a.m., a student reported a handwritten bomb threat at Northern Middle School.

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.