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Sep 20 2018
Northern Middle School Phones Not Working

Sep 20, 2018 at 1:07pm

The phone lines at Northern Middle School are not working at this time.

Sep 19 2018
BOE Seeking Public Comment on RISE Strategic Plan

Sep 19, 2018 at 8:13am

The Garrett County Board of Education (BOE), at its September 11, 2018, meeting, discussed possible scenarios regarding school configuration options as part of the RISE Strategic Plan.

Sep 18 2018

Sep 18, 2018 at 4:00pm

The Garrett County Board of Education will hold a Special Business Session on Thursday, September 27, 2018, to discuss the FY2018 Financial Statements and Single Audit Results.

Board of Education Executive Session - September 26, 2018

Sep 18, 2018 at 1:56pm

The Garrett County Board of Education will meet in Executive Session on Wednesday, September 26, 2018, for the sole purpose of the Superintendent's evaluation.

Sep 11 2018
Garrett County Board of Education Meeting Live Stream - September 11, 2018

Sep 11, 2018 at 3:47pm

Live Stream of the Garrett County Board of Education Meeting on September 11, 2018.

Sep 10 2018
School Bus Changes for September 10, 2018

Sep 10, 2018 at 10:07am

Because of flooding on Garrett County roads, below are updates to school bus changes for September 10, 2018, only.

Sep 6 2018
Superintendent Addresses Warm Temperatures Associated with Schools

Sep 6, 2018 at 3:46pm

Over the last several days, we have been experiencing very warm temperatures. These temperatures are causing uncomfortable classrooms for our students, teachers, and school staff.

Southern High School on a Brief Lockdown

Sep 6, 2018 at 8:58am

Southern Garrett High School was on a brief lockdown this morning, September 6, 2018.

Sep 5 2018
Phones Not Working at Central Office and Some Schools

Sep 5, 2018 at 12:04pm

Currently there is a Verizon phone issue that is preventing Central Office, and several schools, from receiving outside phone calls.

Sep 4 2018

Sep 4, 2018 at 12:19pm

The Garrett County Board of Education will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, September 11, 2018.

Aug 31 2018
GCPS Closed September 3, 2018 for Labor Day

Aug 31, 2018 at 11:05am

Garrett County schools and offices will be closed on Monday, September 3, 2018, in observance of Labor Day.

Aug 30 2018
Minor Bus Incident at Southern Middle / Broad Ford Elementary 

Aug 30, 2018 at 4:20pm

This afternoon, August 30, 2018, at Southern Middle School / Broad Ford Elementary School parking lot, during school dismissal, there was a minor incident between two school buses: Bus 52 and Bus 21.

Aug 23 2018
First Day of School for Students - Monday, August 27, 2018

Aug 23, 2018 at 4:42pm

The first day of school for the students of Garrett County Public Schools is Monday, August 27, 2018.

GCPS Annual Reunion Meeting 08-23-18

Aug 23, 2018 at 4:19pm

The entire staff of Garrett County Public Schools gathered this morning for the Annual Reunion Meeting at Garrett College CARC.

Aug 21 2018
Maryland Educator Ali Schilpp Named 2018 School Librarian of the Year by School Library Journal

Aug 21, 2018 at 10:37am

School Library Journal (SLJ) has announced Ali Schilpp, a library media specialist from Northern Middle School in Accident, MD, as the 2018 School Librarian of the Year.