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November 2016

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Nov 30 2016
Northern Garrett High School to host FIRST LEGO League (FLL) Qualifier on December 10, 2016

Nov 30, 2016 at 11:49am

A FIRST LEGO League (FLL) Robotics Competition will be held at Northern Garrett High School in Accident, Maryland, on Saturday, December 10, 2016.

Nov 29 2016
Southern High JROTC Veterans Day Ceremony

Nov 29, 2016 at 8:36am

The corps of cadets from the Southern Garrett JROTC program recently produced their annual Veterans Day ceremony at Southern High School.

Nov 21 2016
Thanksgiving Break Schedule 2016

Nov 21, 2016 at 11:07am

Students will be dismissed 3 hours early on Wednesday, November 23, for the Thanksgiving break.

Nov 14 2016
Northern High School's Veterans Day Program

Nov 14, 2016 at 3:42pm

Northern High School's Veterans Day Program on Friday, November 11, 2016.

Southern High School's Mock Election

Nov 14, 2016 at 2:23pm

Just like the American people have spoken, the citizens of Southern Garrett High School chose the next President of the United States in a Mock Election conducted the week prior to Election Day.

Southern High School's Pink Day for American Cancer Society

Nov 14, 2016 at 12:55pm

Students and staff at Southern High School helped in the fight against cancer by raising $400 for the American Cancer Society.

Northern High School's Ana Rhoten Cross Country State Champion

Nov 14, 2016 at 9:46am

Ana Rhoten, a 10th grade student at Northern High School, is the Girls 1A Cross Country State Champion.

Nov 11 2016
Board of Education Proclamations - November 10, 2016

Nov 11, 2016 at 10:33am

The Garrett County Board of Education presented several proclamations at its recent Board meeting on November 10, 2016.

Nov 10 2016
11/10/16 Board Meeting

Nov 10, 2016 at 5:31pm

Live stream of the 11/10/16 meeting of the Board of Education.

FFA Members Compete at National FFA Convention

Nov 10, 2016 at 3:29pm

Four Southern High School students from the Oakland FFA Chapter recently competed in the National Meats Evaluation and Technology Career Development Event at the 89th National FFA Convention.

Nov 7 2016
Garrett County Pride Day

Nov 7, 2016 at 12:55pm

Photos from Garrett County Pride Day.

Nov 5 2016
Three Reminders

Nov 5, 2016 at 7:43am

Three reminders for upcoming week.

Nov 3 2016
Garrett County Public Schools Website Review

Nov 3, 2016 at 8:15am

The GCPS Department of Information Technology is now conducting a review of the website to ensure that all goals have been met.

Bus #55 Running Late - November 3

Nov 3, 2016 at 7:54am

Bus #55, on the southern end of the county, is running 30 minutes late this morning (November 3).

Nov 2 2016

Nov 2, 2016 at 1:26pm

The Garrett County Board of Education has changed the date of the monthly meeting to Thursday, November 10, 2016 due to Election Day.

STEM Holiday Gift Extravaganza

Nov 2, 2016 at 8:21am

Sponsored by the high school robotics team, an event for parents seeking creative STEM-based holiday gifts for children will be held November 8th from 5:00 to 8:00 pm at The Green Turtle Restaurant.

Nov 1 2016
End of 1st Grading Term and Parent-Teacher Conferences

Nov 1, 2016 at 12:50pm

The end of the first grading term in all Garrett County schools is Tuesday, November 1st.

Employees Open Enrollment Webinar

Nov 1, 2016 at 9:33am

Employees Open Enrollment Webinar

Retirees Medicare (Post 65) Insurance

Nov 1, 2016 at 9:30am

Beginning January 1, 2017, we will be moving medical plan coverage to a private exchange for Medicare (Post 65) eligible plan participants or an under age 65 plan participants who are disabled.

Bus #51 Running 30 Minutes Late

Nov 1, 2016 at 7:50am

Bus #51, on the northern end of the county, is running 30 minutes late this morning.