Southern Garrett High School, the largest educational facility in predominately rural Garrett County, Maryland, strives to provide students with a variety of educational experiences to meet their individual needs. By providing successful school experiences, we prepare students to become life-long learners. We challenge students to strive for personal excellence and responsible citizenship as they develop intellectually, socially, emotionally, and physically.
Thank you, Clear Mountain Bank, our business partner for May .
Come experience a variety of musical genres as the Southern High School Music Department hosts a Spring Fling Concert on Monday, May 22nd in the high school cafeteria. In addition to the Honor Chorus pieces performed at the Arts Fair (and some of our Northern High friends will be joining us for this), individuals and small groups of students will be performing various other pieces. Join us and support our high school musicians.
Southern High School Football team will be offering a car wash on Saturday, May 27, 2017. The car wash will be hosted by Shaffer Ford Sales in Oakland. Special thanks to Cathy and Bart Shaffer.
The Southern High School Greenhouse opened on Monday May 8th. The greenhouse will be open for business until May 31st from 8 am-3:30 pm on school days. The greenhouse has a wide variety of vegetables, flowers and herbs.
Free Athletic Physicals
Free Athletic Physicals will be provided by Dr. Miller on Wednesday, May 31 at 3;15 in the gymnasium. All athletes who will be playing sports for the 2017-2018 school year need to have a valid physical in order to participate.
2017 Senior Editions on sale
Seniors and underclassmen interested in purchasing a 2017 Senior Edition need to pre-order their copy with Ms. Heather Savage ASAP. The 2017 Senior Edition is packed full of senior memories, activities and photos in full color. The cost is $15 for the 60+ page senior memory book. Books can be ordered in Ms. Savage's room during period 1, period 2, RAMS period or after school. Don't miss out on preserving your senior memories.
Free Jazzercise for Students Lisa Nichols from Jazzercize in Oakland will be coming to the high school during RAMS period on March 23, April 20, May 18 and May 25th as part of the school's wellness initiative. Mrs. Nichols will be offering our students the opportunity to participate in an exercise class on these days during RAMS. Students can sign up in the health room. Students who plan to participate need to wear tennis shoes. Any questions please see Mrs. Kennell, School Nurse.
Need Service Learning
Looking for places to complete service learning? Go to the service learning page
for more opportunities and locations to earn hours.
Literary Magazine Seeks Student Submissions The staff of the school literary magazine, The Rampage, is seeking student short stories, artwork, photography and poetry. Submit completed work to Mrs. Savage, Room 1231, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Gift Card and Clothing Sale Stop by Southern Garrett High School to see the hundreds of available restaurant and retail gift cards for sale. The school receives a profit from the sale of the cards and a 20% discount is being offered on select gift cards for a limited time. Also, the school store is offering 25% off of all Ram clothing and gear for a limited time. Please stop by the school any day between 9:00-2:00 pm to shop in the school store.
NEW SCHOOL STORE ITEMS: The school store is now selling RAM bracelets necklaces and keychains. View new items here. Stop by the main office for more information or to see items in person.
After School Tutoring After school tutoring is available in the media center from 3:30-5:30 pm Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday each week. On Tuesdays, Sara Shaffer tutors social studies. On Wednesdays, science teacher Erin Coffman and math teacher Megan Sgaggero alternate tutoring. English teachers Hollie Wund and Dan Graham alternate tutoring on Thursdays. However, any student can go to tutoring any night for a quiet place to study or use the computers.
Looking for Money for College?
Visit the SHS scholarship/financial page
for more information on where to find money for college and to apply for scholarships.
College Representatives Visiting Southern
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