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Mar 27 2014
Board of Education Accepts DRAFT FY 2015 Budget 

Mar 27, 2014 at 3:46pm

The proposed Superintendent's budget was accepted as the Board of Education's DRAFT budget with a 4 to 1 vote at a special Business meeting held on March 25, 2014.

Staff Development and Early Dismissal Rescheduled for Friday, March 28

Mar 27, 2014 at 3:46pm

The scheduled afternoon staff development and three hour dismissal for students has been rescheduled for Friday, March 28.

Mar 26 2014
NORTHERN HIGH SCHOOL HONORED IN ANNAPOLIS

Mar 26, 2014 at 2:38pm

Lt. Governor Anthony Brown, State Superintendent of Schools Lillian M. Lowery, and members of the Maryland General Assembly will be honoring Blue Ribbon Schools this evening, March 10th, in Annapolis.

Mar 25 2014
State Board Sets Process for School Calendar Waivers

Mar 25, 2014 at 1:45pm

MSDE today voted to allow local school systems to apply for waivers of up to five days from the 180-instructional day requirement.

Mar 24 2014
Status Regarding Waiver Days

Mar 24, 2014 at 12:54pm

MSDE requested that school districts wait to submit requests for waiver days until there is some confidence that no more days will be missed due to inclement weather.

Three Hour Early Dismissal Wednesday, March 26th

Mar 24, 2014 at 12:42pm

According to the Garrett County Public Schools' 2013-14 calendar, there is staff development in the afternoon on Wednesday, March 26th.

Mar 23 2014
MSA Science, PARCC, and Senior HSA Testing Administration Starts March 24

Mar 23, 2014 at 11:01am

MSA Science, PARCC, and Senior HSA Testing Administration

Mar 17 2014
Garrett County's State Champions from the Winter Sports Season

Mar 17, 2014 at 12:28pm

Congratulations to all Garrett County's state champions from the winter sports season.

Mar 14 2014
ESEA Flexibility Extension Request

Mar 14, 2014 at 2:23pm

On May 29, 2012, the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) approved Maryland's request for ESEA Flexibility for the 2012-2013 and the 2013-2014 school years.

"Art is Elementary" Display

Mar 14, 2014 at 2:14pm

"Art is Elementary", a special exhibit of artwork by Garrett County elementary school students, just concluded today its three week display.

Mar 13 2014
Swan Meadow School Honored in "Kids Helping Kids" Campaign

Mar 13, 2014 at 10:32am

MSDE and the Maryland Food Bank has recognized Swan Meadow School for its tremendous effort in the past year's Harvest for the Hungry "Kids Helping Kids" food collection campaign.

Mar 12 2014
Board of Education Meeting - March 25, 2014

Mar 12, 2014 at 3:55pm

Special Business Session Meeting on March 25, 2014

Board of Education Training - March 20, 2014

Mar 12, 2014 at 3:41pm

March 20, 2014 Training for Board of Education Members

Mar 11 2014
Update: Accident Elementary Water Restored

Mar 11, 2014 at 11:55am

Accident Elementary water supply issues

Mar 4 2014
Board of Education Meeting - March 11, 2014

Mar 4, 2014 at 5:36pm

March 2014 Board of Education Meeting

Status Regarding 2013-2014 Academic Calendar

Mar 4, 2014 at 4:56pm

Academic Calendar Status Update

Mar 3 2014
Revised Maryland School Assessments (MSA) Testing Schedule

Mar 3, 2014 at 12:03pm

The Maryland School Assessments (MSA) testing will begin on Tuesday, March 4.

Susquehanna Bank Supports BOE Student Arts Fair

Mar 3, 2014 at 10:41am

Susquehanna Bank recently donated $500.00 to support Garrett County's Student Fine Arts Extravaganza that occurs annually.

Outstanding Educator in Gifted and Talented Education - School Administrator Award  

Mar 3, 2014 at 10:25am

Karen Devore, principal of Northern Middle School, was the recipient of an Outstanding Educator in Gifted and Talented Education - School Administrator award.

Pre-Kindergarten Registrations Forms Available Online

Mar 3, 2014 at 10:02am

Pre-Kindergarten Registration Forms

Mar 2 2014
MARYLAND SCHOOLS CELEBRATE NATIONAL SCHOOL BREAKFAST WEEK MARCH 3-7

Mar 2, 2014 at 9:05am

School systems throughout Maryland will celebrate National School Breakfast Week, March 3-7, 2014.