Southern Garrett

High School

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Slider image 1 of 6. Pictures of Students in Word SGHS
Slider image 2 of 6. Homecoming court
Slider image 3 of 6. Band during parade
Slider image 4 of 6. Students of the Month
Slider image 5 of 6. Autumn Glory King and Queen
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Welcome to Southern Garrett High School

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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.
The mission of Southern Garrett High School, in partnership with our community, is to provide rigorous instruction within a nurturing environment. We dedicate ourselves to educate and inspire all students to become innovative, adaptive, and caring citizens who can thrive in an ever-changing world.
Daily Morning Announcements
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October RAM Student of the Month

johnna collins SOTM
Freshman Johnna Collins was chosen as Southern Garrett High School's RAM (Random Acts of Maturity) Student of the Month for October. Collins was chosen by her JROTC instructor LTC Ralph Sheaffer for displaying responsibility and dependability in the classroom and in JROTC activities. The RAM Student of the Month program recognizes students who exemplify the character and behavioral traits that promote Respect, Active, Mature and Safe. The RAM student is awarded a $25 gift card to Uno’s Restaurant and Grill, the sponsor of the RAM Student of the Month program.

SAT Hall of Fame


One senior and one junior were recently inducted into the SAT/ACT Hall of Fame at Southern Garrett High School. Senior Zane Thomas and junior Zhou Dong scored a 1200 or above on a recent administration of the SAT and/or a 26 or higher on a recent administration of the ACT. Hall of Fame members receive a free athletic pass for the year and their name is placed on a perpetual plaque in the media center.


Basketball Tickets

Southern High School announces that basketball season tickets are on sale now. Boys or Girls Season Tickets can be purchased for $40 each. Fans can also buy a Golden Hoops Ticket to both for $70. Student Season Passes remain on sale for $40 as well. With over 25 home events this winter, students will want to purchase this ticket.
Tickets may be purchased at the SHS Main Office as well as by calling Michelle Davis at 301-616-7785. Tickets will be available at SHS Winter Media Day on November 24.
Ticket Packages:
Boys Season Pass - $40
Girls Season Pass - $40
Golden Hoops (Both) - $70


Underclassmen Clothing

Underclassmen clothing is now on sale at Don't miss out on this special clothing order for your child. Clothing is class specific and will include a list of names of students for each class. Deadline to order is: November 21.
If you do not want to order online, order forms were distributed to students this past week.
Questions about clothing should be directed to Maria Zumpano


picture of marching band
Congratulations to the Southern Garrett Marching Band on winning the Tournament of Bands 1A Atlantic Coast Championship on Saturday, October 26th in Harrisburg, PA! The band scored a 96.285 with high scores in music, visuals and also winning best color guard. This historic season included the first ever Atlantic Coast Championship in school, county and Chapter 13 history! The band also maintained the top rank for 7 straight weeks against 49 other high schools across 9 states! The score of 96.285 also ranks as the 2nd highest score in A class history. The band would like to say thank you to the amazing support from the community! The band was greeted with a police, fire and rescue escort from Finzel to 345 Oakland Drive at 3AM as well as a packed front parking lot full of band fans! We also were very appreciative of Dr. Miller coming to cheer us on! Congratulations on this historic achievement, Southern Garrett Marching Band!

Business Partners

Thank you to our business partners. Your partnership shows your commitment to the students of Southern Garrett High School.