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Public Information


April 2019

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Apr 30 2019
Robotics Team 1629, GaCo, Concludes Season

Apr 30, 2019 at 2:44pm

GCPS FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) Team 1629, GaCo, wrapped up its 2019 season last weekend at the FIRST Championship in Detroit with an overall 32-23-2 win/loss/tie record.

Apr 29 2019
Garrett County Schools Annual Envirothon Held at 4-H Education Center

Apr 29, 2019 at 3:51pm

The Garrett County Envirothon competition was held on April 24th at the Maryland 4-H Environmental Education Center in Swanton.

Apr 27 2019
3-Hour Early Dismissal - April 30, 2019

Apr 27, 2019 at 10:31am

Tuesday, April 30, 2019, is a three-hour early dismissal for students.

Apr 26 2019
Threat Made Towards Southern High School

Apr 26, 2019 at 8:30am

There was a threat made towards Southern Garrett High School.

Apr 25 2019
Northern High Theatre Presents "Lost in Yonkers"

Apr 25, 2019 at 12:52pm

The Northern High School Theatre II class will be presenting Neil Simon's classic "Lost in Yonkers" on April 25 and 27

Apr 18 2019
Crellin School Without Water - April 18, 2019

Apr 18, 2019 at 2:03pm

Crellin Elementary School is without water as of 1:45 PM.

Apr 17 2019
8th Grade Science Fair - April 12, 2019

Apr 17, 2019 at 12:32pm

Students from Northern Middle School and Southern Middle School participated in the 8th grade Science Fair today at Garrett College.

GCPS Job Opportunities - Posted April 17, 2019

Apr 17, 2019 at 11:29am

Job opportunities available at Garrett County Public Schools.

Two FIRST Robotics Teams Representing GCPS at the FIRST World Championship in Detroit

Apr 17, 2019 at 10:53am

Two teams from the Garrett County Public School system will be competing in Detroit - FRC Team 1629, GaCo, and FTC Team 9445, Loading, a team from Northern High School.

Apr 16 2019
Strategic Facilities Committee Informational Workshop - April 25, 2019

Apr 16, 2019 at 10:59am

On April 25, 2019, the Strategic Facilities Committee of the Garrett County Board of Education will hold an all-day informational workshop at the Board of Education Central Office in the Board Room.

Apr 15 2019
Board of Education Meeting Live Stream - April 15, 2019

Apr 15, 2019 at 2:50pm

Live stream of the Garrett County Board of Education Meeting on April 15, 2019.

Schools Closed - April 19 and 22, 2019

Apr 15, 2019 at 1:11pm

Garrett County schools and offices will be closed for Easter Break on Friday, April 19, 2019, and Monday, April 22, 2019.

Apr 14 2019
Northern Middle School Teacher Named Garrett County Teacher of the Year for 2019-20

Apr 14, 2019 at 9:21pm

Garrett County School Superintendent Barbara Baker has announced the selection of Amy Rowan, teacher at Northern Middle School, as the 2019-20 Garrett County Teacher of the Year.

Apr 12 2019
Board of Education Recognitions and Proclamations - April 9, 2019

Apr 12, 2019 at 3:43pm

The Garrett County Board of Education, during its recent meeting on April 9, 2019, made several recognitions and proclamations.

Apr 11 2019
Two Scholarships Awarded at the Mathematics Scholarship Competition

Apr 11, 2019 at 10:31am

Congratulations to all students from Northern and Southern High Schools who recently competed in the 2019 Allegany College of Maryland/LaVale Lions Club Tri-State Mathematics Scholarship Competition.

Apr 10 2019
Middle and High School Science Textbooks on Display for Review

Apr 10, 2019 at 8:47am

Proposed new science textbooks for middle and high school are on display for review by the general public.

Apr 9 2019
Garrett County Board of Education Meeting Live Stream - April 9, 2019

Apr 9, 2019 at 3:51pm

Live Stream of the Garrett County Board of Education Meeting on April 9, 2019.

Apr 8 2019
High School Science Fair in Pittsburgh 2019

Apr 8, 2019 at 2:34pm

Students from Northern and Southern High Schools participated in the 80th Annual Covestro Pittsburgh Regional Science and Engineering Fair held at Heinz Field on March 29-30, 2019.

Garrett County Co-Teachers Enhance Reading Instruction with Technology

Apr 8, 2019 at 1:20pm

The Maryland Society for Educational Technology (MSET) is proud to announce its March 2019 Digital Learning Showcase Recipients: Amy Rowan and Lisa Teets from Northern Middle School.

Board of Education Meeting - April 15, 2019

Apr 8, 2019 at 9:51am

The Garrett County Board of Education will hold a Special Business Session on Monday, April 15, 2019.

Apr 5 2019
Garrett County Students are State Finalists in Letters About Literature

Apr 5, 2019 at 2:23pm

Four Garrett County students are Maryland state finalists for the 2019 "Letters About Literature" contest,

Robotics Team Awarded an Appalachian Regional Commission Grant

Apr 5, 2019 at 1:07pm

Garrett County high school's FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) Team 1629, GaCo, has been awarded a $30,000 Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) Federal matching grant.

GCPS Student Arts Fair - April 6, 2019

Apr 5, 2019 at 11:41am

The Garrett County Public Schools Student Arts Fair is Saturday, April 6, 2019, at Garrett College's CARC from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM.

Apr 2 2019

Apr 2, 2019 at 1:26pm

The Strategic Facilities Committee, approved by the Board of Education on March 28, 2019, will hold its first meeting on April 10, 2019, at 5:30 PM at Garrett College in Room 111.


Apr 2, 2019 at 11:42am

The Garrett County Board of Education will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, April 9, 2019.

Maryland State National Geographic GeoBee - 2nd Place

Apr 2, 2019 at 11:36am

Timothy Brands, a fifth grade student at Accident Elementary School, received 2nd place in the Maryland State National Geographic GeoBee.