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October 2015

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Oct 26 2015
End of 1st Grading Term / Parent-Teacher Conferences

Oct 26, 2015 at 4:07pm

The end of the first grading term in all Garrett County schools is Tuesday, October 27th. Parent-Teacher Conferences on Tuesday, November 3rd.

Recent Proclamations by the Board of Education

Oct 26, 2015 at 1:51pm

At its recent Board of Education Meeting, the Board recognized National School Lunch Week and National School Bus Safety Week with proclamations.

LuAnn Klink Wins the Maryland School Nutrition Association Success Award

Oct 26, 2015 at 9:14am

The Board recognized Ms. LuAnn Klink, Route 40 Elementary Food Service Employee, for winning the Maryland School Nutrition Association Rhonda Motley Gold Success Award at its October 15 meeting.

Oct 20 2015
Rachel's Challenge - Creating Safe School Environments

Oct 20, 2015 at 5:07pm

Rachel's Challenge is a national non-profit organization dedicated to creating safe, connected school environments where learning and teaching are maximized.

Oct 15 2015
GCPS Food & Nutrition Services Selling Surplus Equipment

Oct 15, 2015 at 1:40pm

The Garrett County Public Schools Food & Nutrition Services is now selling surplus equipment through GovDeals, an online auction site.

Oct 14 2015
Rachel's Challenge - Acts of Compassion, Respect and Kindness

Oct 14, 2015 at 9:27am

Rachel's Challenge is a program coming to Garrett County Public Schools designed to combat bullying and address feelings of isolation through the use of kindness and compassion in daily dealings.

Oct 13 2015
Orff Instrument Ensemble at Broad Ford Elementary School

Oct 13, 2015 at 8:10pm

Broad Ford Elementary School's 4th and 5th grade students are participating in an Orff Instrument Ensemble as an after-school activity

Oct 12 2015
Rebecca Kenyon-Sisler Represents Garrett County at the Maryland Teacher of the Year Gala

Oct 12, 2015 at 9:41am

Rebecca Kenyon-Sisler represented Garrett County at the 25th Annual Maryland Teacher of the Year Gala on October 9 at Martin's West in Woodlawn, Maryland.

Oct 8 2015
Schools Closed Friday; 3-Hour Early Dismissal Monday

Oct 8, 2015 at 8:29am

Schools will be closed Friday and a 3 hour early dismissal on Monday.

Oct 7 2015
Rachel's Challenge - A Community Event

Oct 7, 2015 at 10:20am

Garrett County Public Schools is sponsoring a community event entitled Rachel's Challenge.


Oct 7, 2015 at 10:13am

The Garrett County Board of Education will hold its regular monthly meeting on Thursday, October 15, 2015.


Oct 7, 2015 at 10:11am

The Garrett County Board of Education will meet in Executive Session on Monday, October 12, 2015, for the purpose of discussing Board Administration.

Oct 5 2015
Chuck Trautwein - Garrett County's Most Beautiful Person

Oct 5, 2015 at 10:01pm

Chuck Trautwein, Technology Teacher for Garrett County Public Schools, was named Garrett County's Most Beautiful Person for 2015

Oct 2 2015
Garrett County Ranks 3rd in Maryland in Hunger Solutions Report

Oct 2, 2015 at 3:23pm

Maryland Hunger Solutions has just released a new report, Reducing Childhood Hunger with the School Breakfast Program: Maryland's Report Card. Garrett County scored an A+ and is third in the state.

Mountain Top College Expo - October 12

Oct 2, 2015 at 11:39am

The Mountain Top College Expo, sponsored by Garrett County Public Schools and Garrett College, will be held on Monday, October 12, in the gymnasium on the college's McHenry campus.