Southern Garrett

High School

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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.


If you are planning to have a modified schedule for next year you must have completed your service learning hours. Please complete your service learning hours as soon as possible!!


Youth in Action
SGHS Youth in Action shares prevention about things that happen when you stop vaping. Picture left to right- Destin Moon Youth in Action member, Winners: Ravonah Stringfellow, Alyssa Sweitzer and Lincoln Friend Youth in Action member. We are looking for more students that want to make a difference in their school. Service Learning hours! Message us!


SENIORS.......Ms. Zumpano needs your help. Please take a few minutes and go

to: and leave messages to family, friends,

and/or teachers. This link is also in your email and on the Class of 2022 Schoology
group. DON'T WORRY ABOUT SPELLING, GRAMMAR.....Ms. Zumpano will fix any
Deep Creek Lions Club announced the dates for the Blind camper program. Mark your calendar for July 25 to July 28. They need help taking the blind students water tubing, fishing, hiking, and many other summer activities, as well as camping. If you are interested in this activity or would like more information please contact Barb Law at 304-216-2177 or Tom Wenzel at 301-616-4811. This is a great service learning activity.

2022 Graduation

Graduation for Garrett County Public Schools has been set for Saturday, June 4, 2022. The ceremony for Southern Garrett High School will be held at 10:00 a.m. and Northern Garrett High School will begin at 2:00 p.m. Due to parking concerns with the ongoing construction of the Performing Arts Center at Garrett College, both ceremonies will be held in the Ag Heritage Hall at the Garrett County Fairgrounds. Additional information will be forthcoming from each school.

Bell Schedule

Beginning on Wednesday, March 2, 2022, Southern High School will be returning to our normal bell schedules. These schedules can be found on page 5 in the Agenda Book.
Regular Schedule
Period 1 8:25 - 9:50
Period 2 9:55 - 11:15
Period 3 11:20 - 1:10
1st Lunch 11:15 - 11:45
2nd Lunch 11:45 - 12:15
3rd Lunch 12:15 - 12:45
Period 4 1:15 - 2:35
RAMS 2:40 - 3:15
*We will have a number of tables in the cafeteria that will allow students to maintain distancing if they choose.

Cell Phone Change

Beginning with the first day of Semester II (currently January 26, 2022), students will only be permitted use of their cellular phones/devices and accessories (earbuds, etc.) during lunch shifts in the cafeteria. Cellular phones/devices should be turned off and kept in the student’s pocket, purse, bag, backpack, or locker. (This includes use of smart watches connected to networks)
Failure to follow the rule will result in the following consequences:
First offense - teacher will issue three days of lunch detention.
Second (and further) offenses - the phone will be surrendered to the office, with student pick-up at the end of the school day.
*If the issue persists, parents will need to come to the school to retrieve the phone and have a conference with administration, at which time, further consequences will be determined (ex: SWAP, Detention, or Suspension)

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Parents wanting to purchase an ad for their child in the yearbook can do so by going to: Yearbook Page

COVID Quarantine Information

In the event your student is quarantined from school, here is the information you need to know:
Students will be notified by the School Nurse or through the Garrett County Health Department if they are to quarantine due to close contact or due to a positive COVID test result.
Students who are quarantined will have schoolwork available on the Schoology platform and they should have access to their school-issued Chromebook or laptop.
Hot Spots may be available for students who are in need.
If you have any questions concerning the quarantine or the completion of school assignments, please contact your teachers via email
Contact SH Principal/COVID Liaison Ryan Wolf ( or call 301-334-9447 Ext. 2401).
A staff member will be available to provide help to students in a live Google meet from 3:50 PM until 5:45 PM, Monday - Thursday beginning October 11th. The code for the live meet can be shared via email to parents/students. (Please contact Mr. Wolf for this information)

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State and Federal laws require that the Garrett County Public Schools provide free and appropriate educational programs for all children with disabilities living in Garrett County.
Services, which can be provided by the Board of Education, include evaluation and direct services in speech and language therapy, physical therapy, occupational therapy, developmental skills for preschools and academic help for children of school age. These services are provided through the Special Education programs to all students who qualify.
If you know of any individuals with a disability ages birth through twenty-one years of age who are not receiving educational programs, please contact:
Dr. Chelsie Manges
Director of Special Education
Garrett County Public Schools
40 South Second Street
Oakland, MD 21550
Ms. Deneice Crites
Birth to Five Coordinator
Garrett County Public Schools
40 South Second Street
Oakland, MD 21550

Schoology Information for Parents

Parents can find directions for activating parent Schoology accounts and Schoology how to videos by going to the following link on the Garrett County Public Schools website:


Business Partners

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


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