Weather Related School Alert: All Garrett County Public Schools will be closed tomorrow, Wednesday, February 20, 2019, because of the predicted inclement weather that includes possible heavy snowfall and ice accumulation. Code Orange and liberal leave in effect for employees. Administrative offices will open at 10:00 AM. Should a change in code status for employees be necessary, the announcement will be made by 8:00 AM.

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January 2017

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Jan 31 2017
Garrett County Public Schools - 2017-18 Calendar

Jan 31, 2017 at 2:03pm

Garrett County Public Schools has released the 2017-18 school calendar.

Jan 25 2017
Prekindergarten Registration Information

Jan 25, 2017 at 2:39pm

Beginning February 1, 2017, Garrett County Public Schools will be accepting applications for its Prekindergarten Program.

Kindergarten Registration Program for 2017-18

Jan 25, 2017 at 2:35pm

The Garrett County Public Schools announces that the annual comprehensive kindergarten registration program will be held again this year.

Staff Development - 3 Hour Student Dismissal - Friday, January 27

Jan 25, 2017 at 9:04am

In accordance with the school calendar, Friday, January 27, is a three hour early dismissal for students.

Jan 23 2017
High School Science Credit Reduction Request

Jan 23, 2017 at 3:07pm

If there are any comments regarding the reduction of high school science credits from 4 to 3, please comment at before Wednesday, February 8, 2017.

Afternoon and Evening Activities Canceled

Jan 23, 2017 at 1:24pm

All Garrett County Public Schools afternoon and evening activities are canceled for today, Monday, January 23, 2017, due to inclement weather.

Jan 20 2017
Northern High School Concert Band and Concert Chorus to Participate in the 2017 Presidential Inauguration Celebration

Jan 20, 2017 at 1:19pm

The Northern High School Concert Band and Concert Chorus will participate in the Worldstrides Onstage Festival of Music in Washington, D.C. as a part of the 2017 Presidential Inauguration Celebration.

Jan 13 2017
GCPS Activities for Saturday Canceled

Jan 13, 2017 at 12:29pm

All Garrett County Public Schools activities for Saturday, January 14, 2017, are canceled due to predicted inclement weather.

School Messenger Signup for Community Members

Jan 13, 2017 at 12:23pm

If you do not have a student currently enrolled in the Garrett County Public School system, you can still sign up for school-related announcements such as school closing and delays.

Jan 11 2017
School Calendar Updates for January

Jan 11, 2017 at 9:51am

School calendar updates for the week of January 2017.

State Superintendent Visits Garrett County Schools

Jan 11, 2017 at 8:13am

Dr. Karen Salmon, State Superintendent of Schools, visited Garrett County on Wednesday, January 4, to view the cutting edge educational practices.

Jan 10 2017
Board of Education Meeting Will Continue as Scheduled This Evening

Jan 10, 2017 at 1:52pm

The Garrett County Board of Education meeting for this evening (1-10-17) will continue as scheduled.

Jan 5 2017
Northern Garrett High School Students Dismissed at 11:00 AM, Thursday, January 5th. 

Jan 5, 2017 at 10:31am

Northern Garrett High School students are being dismissed at 11:00 am today, Thursday, January 5th.


Jan 5, 2017 at 9:47am

The Garrett County Board of Education will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, January 10, 2017.

Jan 4 2017
Proposed 2017-18 School Calendar Comment Period Closed

Jan 4, 2017 at 3:43pm

The proposed 2017-18 School Calendar Comment Period is now closed.

Jan 3 2017
Phones Are Not Working at Northern High and Northern Middle Schools

Jan 3, 2017 at 11:23am

Phones not working at Northern Garrett High School and Northern Middle School.