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January 2018

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Jan 30 2018
The Board of Education Meeting Will Be Held Today

Jan 30, 2018 at 10:05am

The January 30, 2018 Special Work Session will be held today.

GCPS Staff Mandatory Training Has Been Rescheduled

Jan 30, 2018 at 5:42am

The mandatory retraining for all staff and substitutes has been rescheduled for February 15, 2018.

Jan 29 2018
Staff Development - 3 Hour Early Student Dismissal - Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Jan 29, 2018 at 10:25am

In accordance with the school calendar, Tuesday, January 30, 2018, is a three hour early dismissal for students.

Phones Not Working at Southern High School

Jan 29, 2018 at 10:19am

The phone system at Southern High School is not working.

Jan 26 2018
Proposed School Calendars for 2018-19

Jan 26, 2018 at 2:20pm

Two proposed school calendars for 2018-19 were presented to the Garrett County Board of Education at its January 9th meeting. The Board requests the public to review and submit comments.

Jan 23 2018
Power Restored at Northern End Schools

Jan 23, 2018 at 2:26pm

Power is out at some of the Northern end schools and buildings.

GCPS will Host FTC Robotics Tournament

Jan 23, 2018 at 1:10pm

FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) Western Maryland Tournament to be held at Northern Garrett High School.

Jan 22 2018
Board of Education Meeting - January 30, 2018

Jan 22, 2018 at 3:58pm

The Garrett County Board of Education will hold a Special Work Session on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 to discuss the RISE Strategic Plan and the FY2019 Operating Budget.

Professional Day - 3 Hour Early Dismissal - January 23, 2018

Jan 22, 2018 at 10:28am

Tuesday, January 23, is a professional day for staff in the afternoon with a 3 hour early dismissal for students. The professional day, by contract, represents the 91st day of school.

Kindergarten Registration Program for 2018-19

Jan 22, 2018 at 8:53am

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

Prekindergarten Registration Information for 2018-19

Jan 22, 2018 at 8:25am

Beginning February 1, 2018, Garrett County Public Schools will be accepting applications for its 2018-19 Prekindergarten Program.

Jan 19 2018
"Stop the Bleed" Training for Administrators and Supervisors

Jan 19, 2018 at 3:06pm

On Thursday, January 18, 2018, the Garrett County Public Schools' Administrators and Supervisors (A&S) participated in a three hour training entitled "Stop the Bleed".

Jan 17 2018
Rockcreek Steel Drums Residency at Crellin Elementary School

Jan 17, 2018 at 8:41am

A unique Rockcreek Steel Drums music residency was recently held at Crellin Elementary School for a week, led by Kevin Martin.

Jan 16 2018
FIRST Tech Challenge Robotics Competition

Jan 16, 2018 at 1:44pm

On Saturday, January 13, 2018, five FTC (FIRST TECH Challenge - grade 7-12) teams from Garrett County competed at Bullis School in Potomac, Maryland, among 28 teams from high schools across the state.

Jan 12 2018
Recognitions at the Board of Education Meeting on January 9, 2018

Jan 12, 2018 at 10:49am

The Garrett County Board of Education recognized two students for their accomplishments at its meeting on Tuesday, January 9, 2018.

Jan 8 2018
School Calendar Updates for January 2018

Jan 8, 2018 at 3:00pm

GCPS calendar updates for January 2018.

Jan 4 2018
1 Hour Early Dismissal January 4 ; Schools Closed January 5, 2018, Code Blue for Employees

Jan 4, 2018 at 3:12pm

1 hour early dismissal Jan.4th. School closed on Friday, January 5, 2018. Code Blue for employees.

Jan 3 2018
Buses Running Late - January 3, 2018

Jan 3, 2018 at 9:47am

Buses are running late.