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November 2014

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Nov 25 2014
Thanksgiving Break Schedule

Nov 25, 2014 at 10:37am

Students will be dismissed 3 hours early on Wednesday, November 26, for the Thanksgiving break.

Nov 21 2014
High School Graduation at the CARC - May 30, 2015

Nov 21, 2014 at 11:09am

Garrett County Public Schools high school graduation ceremonies will be held on Saturday, May 30, 2015, at the CARC (Community Aquatic and Recreational Center) on the campus of Garrett College.

Robotics Team Featured on Hagerstown News

Nov 21, 2014 at 7:58am

Garrett County's high school robotics team, Team 1629, was interviewed by WHAG Hagerstown News and featured on Thursday evening's news program.

Nov 20 2014
Southern High's Musical 9 to 5 - Nov. 20, 21, 22

Nov 20, 2014 at 2:10pm

Dolly Parton's 9 to 5 will be presented at Southern High School on November 20, 21, and 22 at 8:00 PM on the school stage.

Southern High School Students Win at State 

Nov 20, 2014 at 1:58pm

Garrett County Solid Waste & Recycling and Co-Host Garrett County Arts Council celebrated America Recycles Day with a trip to the State "Rethink Recycling" Sculpture Competition.

Board of Education Recognitions - November 17, 2014

Nov 20, 2014 at 11:45am

The Garrett County Board of Education acknowledged several recognitions at its recent Board meeting on November 17, 2014.

Nov 18 2014
Three Hour Early Dismissal on Wednesday, November 19

Nov 18, 2014 at 8:03am

In accordance with the school calendar, Wednesday, November 19th, will be a three hour early dismissal for students.

Nov 16 2014
Board of Education Meeting - November 17, 2014

Nov 16, 2014 at 12:42pm

The Garrett County Board of Education will hold its regular monthly meeting on November 17, 2014

Nov 12 2014
Phone Lines Now Working at Broad Ford and Southern Middle Schools

Nov 12, 2014 at 2:35pm

Broad Ford Elementary and Southern Middle School phone lines are not working.

Nov 11 2014
Northern High School Named 2014 National Blue Ribbon School

Nov 11, 2014 at 3:48pm

Northern Garrett High School was named a 2014 National Blue Ribbon School today by the U.S. Department of Education.

Southern High Boys Cross Country - State Champions

Nov 11, 2014 at 12:00pm

The Southern "Running" Rams were dominant in winning the Maryland State 1A Boys Cross Country State Championship, Saturday, November 8th, at Hereford High School.

Nov 6 2014
Parent-Teacher Conferences - November 7th

Nov 6, 2014 at 3:08pm

Parent-Teacher conferences for all schools in Garrett County will be held on Friday, November 7th, from 10:30 AM - 6:00 PM.

Nov 5 2014

Nov 5, 2014 at 2:37pm

MSDE announced a new strategic plan for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education and launched a new website designed to kindle innovation in classrooms throughout the State.


Nov 5, 2014 at 11:42am

The Garrett County Board of Education has changed its regular monthly meeting date to Monday, November 17, 2014.

Nov 3 2014

Nov 3, 2014 at 3:30pm

The Maryland State Board of Education today approved a framework for updating high school graduation requirements as the State transitions to new assessments.