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October 2013

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Oct 31 2013
Northern Middle School Receives the Maryland PBIS Gold Recognition Award

Oct 31, 2013 at 9:11am

Northern Middle School received the PBIS (Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports) Maryland GOLD Recognition Award for the 2012-13 school year.

Oct 30 2013
Crellin Elementary School Principal Receives the Konrad Lindenberg Memorial Award

Oct 30, 2013 at 9:08am

Dr. Dana McCauley, principal of Crellin Elementary School, is the recipient of the Konrad Lindenberg Memorial Ind

Garrett County Public School Community to Hear Results of Facility Study, Monday Evening, October 28

Oct 30, 2013 at 9:06am

Facility Engineering Associates, P.C. (FEA) will be sharing the results of the elementary school facility needs assessment and master plan study for GCPS on October 28, 2013.

New Board of Education Member Appointed

Oct 30, 2013 at 9:06am

Garrett County Public Schools would like to welcome Matthew Paugh as the newest member of the Board of Education.

Oct 29 2013
NeXT GEN's Award Winning Gramma Jamma on Video

Oct 29, 2013 at 1:24pm

The Gramma Jamma allows seniors with hand tremors or poor vision to pick up small objects, like a pill.

Oct 22 2013
3 Hour Early Dismissal Wednesday

Oct 22, 2013 at 1:36pm

Garrett County Public Schools will be dismissing 3 hours early on Wednesday, October 23rd.

Oct 21 2013
Welcome to the New Garrett County Public Schools' Website

Oct 21, 2013 at 3:52pm

Garrett County Public Schools recently launched a new website.

Oct 16 2013
2013 College Expo Receives a Large Turnout

Oct 16, 2013 at 9:08pm

Garrett College and Garrett County Public Schools Hosts Annual College Expo.

SHS/NHS Unified Tennis Team

Oct 16, 2013 at 8:24pm

The Unified Tennis team took the silver medal in the district meet .

Oct 10 2013
Southern High School Teacher Recognized

Oct 10, 2013 at 5:03pm

USA Today recognizes Lisa Bender, Southern High School for support of the Financial Literacy Program.

Board of Education Student Recognition

Oct 10, 2013 at 4:54pm

Board of Education recognized Emily Eggleston for her design of the new Garrett County Public Schools logo

Oct 7 2013
Broad Ford School Receives Character Education Award

Oct 7, 2013 at 7:18pm

Broad Ford Elementary School was named recipient of the 2013-14 Maryland Center for Character Education (MCCE) School of the Year award.

Oct 4 2013
AG Gansler Launches Pilot Project with Facebook to Address Cyberbullying

Oct 4, 2013 at 8:32am

Recognizing the need to do more to combat cyberbullying, Maryland's Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler today announced a new initiative, in partnership with Facebook.

Oct 1 2013
"Like" Us on Facebook

Oct 1, 2013 at 9:08pm

Garrett County Public Schools now has a Facebook page.

Garrett County College Expo

Oct 1, 2013 at 9:07pm

The Garrett County College Expo will be held on Monday, October 7, 2013, in the Garrett College Gymnasium from 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM.

Dr. Forrester Resigning from the Garrett County Board of Education

Oct 1, 2013 at 9:05pm

Dr. Donald Forrester is resigning from the Garrett County Board of Education in favor of retirement, effective September 30, 2013.

Garrett County Public Schools Receive Digital Learning Innovation Grant

Oct 1, 2013 at 9:03pm

Gov. Martin O'Malley announced $5.5 million in grants to local boards of education on Wednesday, September 18, to increase the use of digital technology in education.

Epi Pens for Emergency Use

Oct 1, 2013 at 9:01pm

State law, effective July 1, 2012, authorizes school personnel to administer auto-injectable epinephrine to students experiencing anaphylaxis.

Board Hears Preliminary Enrollment and Funding Information at its September Meeting

Oct 1, 2013 at 8:59pm

State funding for Fiscal Year 2015 (2014-2015 school year) is based on September 30, 2013 enrollment figures reported to Maryland State Department of Education.

Maryland Public Television (MPT) Public Service Announcement on Common Core

Oct 1, 2013 at 3:56pm

Maryland Public Television is delighted to announce that short MPT Common Core video program spots are available for viewing concerning Maryland's Common Core Curriculum.

Crellin Elementary School Principal Receives the Konrad Lindenberg Memorial Award

Oct 1, 2013 at 3:44pm

Dr. Dana McCauley, principal of Crellin Elementary School, is the recipient of the Konrad Lindenberg Memorial Individual Award.

Door Entry Systems and School Resource Officers in Garrett County Public Schools

Oct 1, 2013 at 3:42pm

Garrett County Public Schools have been proactive in implementing additional security measures in all schools over the past six months.

New Student School Registration

Oct 1, 2013 at 2:45pm

The Garrett County Public School system would like to remind parents to register any new students at their respective schools before the start of school on Monday, August 26th.

Your Child and the Common Core State Standards

Oct 1, 2013 at 2:10pm

As our children head back to school across Maryland, we have all been preparing for some exciting changes in the classroom.

Top 10 Things Parents Need to Know about the Common Core State Standards

Oct 1, 2013 at 2:03pm

New educational standards, called the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), are being implemented in all Maryland public schools beginning in the 2013-14 school year.

Similar To Maryland, Garrett County MSA Scores Fall Back Slightly

Oct 1, 2013 at 1:46pm

On Tuesday, the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) released system level 2013 results regarding Maryland School Assessments (MSA).