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.

Anyone with a question or concern may contact, and you will receive a response.

There have been 684 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Garrett County.

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

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Nov 25 2020
Board of Education Pre-Legislative Meeting - December 7, 2020

Nov 25, 2020 at 10:20am

The Garrett County Board of Education members, the Superintendent, and selected GCPS administrative staff will meet with Western Maryland delegates on Monday, December 7, 2020

Nov 24 2020
Thanksgiving Holiday Information

Nov 24, 2020 at 3:56pm

All Garrett County Public Schools will be closed on Thursday, November 26, 2020, and Friday, November 27, 2020, for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Nov 20 2020
GCPS Job Opening: Custodial III Position

Nov 20, 2020 at 12:30pm

Job Opening: 21-074 - Custodian III - 2nd Shift - Southern Garrett Middle School

GCPS Announces Thanksgiving Holiday Information for the Help Desk

Nov 20, 2020 at 10:20am

The GCPS Help Desk will not be available over the Thanksgiving holiday.

Nov 17 2020
GCPS Celebrates Garrett County Spirit Day

Nov 17, 2020 at 3:17pm

Students and staff of the Garrett County Public School System recently celebrated the fifth annual Garrett County Spirit Day.

Nov 16 2020
GCPS Announces Honor for Northern Garrett High School Student

Nov 16, 2020 at 1:36pm

Northern High's Evan Beachy was selected as 1st Trombone for the National Association For Music Educator's (NAFME) All-National Honor Band.

GCPS Announces Food & Nutrition Changes

Nov 16, 2020 at 12:41pm

The Food & Nutrition Services (FNS) Office is making modifications to its current meal offerings.

Nov 12 2020
Board of Education Proclamations - November 10, 2020

Nov 12, 2020 at 11:25am

At the recent Garrett County Board of Education meeting, the Board made several proclamations.

Nov 11 2020
GCPS Virtual Learning Update

Nov 11, 2020 at 7:23pm

As we shift to fully virtual learning for all students tomorrow, November 12th, schools and teachers will be communicating specific schedules for individual classes and/or students.

Board of Education Executive Session Postponed

Nov 11, 2020 at 11:17am

BOE Executive session for November 12, 2020, has been postponed.

Garrett County Board of Education Votes to Pause In-Person Learning and Move Students to Virtual Learning

Nov 11, 2020 at 8:59am

GCPS going to a red, fully virtual learning model beginning Thursday, November 12, 2020, and continuing until at least Thursday, December 10, 2020.

Nov 10 2020
GCPS Announces Positive Cases of COVID-19

Nov 10, 2020 at 4:08pm

As of today, November 10, five individuals in southern area schools in the Garrett County Public School system have tested positive for COVID-19.

Garrett County Board of Education Meeting Live Stream 11-10-2020

Nov 10, 2020 at 3:55pm

Live stream of the Garrett County Board of Education meeting on November 10, 2020.

Nov 6 2020
Maryland School Report Card 2019 for Garrett County

Nov 6, 2020 at 5:54pm

The Maryland State Department of Education presents its 2019 Maryland School Report Card for Garrett County Public Schools.

Nov 5 2020
Dave Taylor, SGHS Head Wrestling Coach, Named MPSSAA Coach of the Year

Nov 5, 2020 at 3:46pm

GCPS is pleased to announce that Dave Taylor, Coach of the Southern Garrett High School Wrestling Team, has been named the MPSSAA Coach of the Year for the 2019-2020 school year.