Southern Garrett

High School

Welcome to Southern Garrett High School

Safe Schools Maryland
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
Click on the picture above to view the morning announcements.


Business Partners

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

Back to School Night and Freshman Orientation

Back to School Night on August 21, 2019 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. We will also be holding our 9th grade orientation on August 21, 2019 beginning at 5:00 in the cafeteria. Freshman will be rotating through an abbreviated bell schedule starting with 1st period at approximately 5:20. At that time, 10th-12th grade students and their families are also invited to visit their teachers following this same abbreviated schedule. Senior class parent meeting will be held at 7pm after Back to School Night.

Student Schedules

We are anticipating student schedules going live on parent portal/power school next Wednesday, August 14, 2019.

Senior Picture Information

Go to the yearbook page for more information about senior class pictures. Questions, please contact Maria Zumpano at

Class and Activity Fundraisers


Cell Phone Policy and Information

SGHS Policy and Guidelines:

-Cell phones and all other electronic devices must be connected to the GCPS network. To connect to the GCPS network, students should use their username (first name.last name) and password (gcps#### where # is their 4 digit lunch pin.)

-Students in possession of a cell phone must comply with Garrett County’s Acceptable Use of Technology Policy.

-Staff may request at any time that students turn off and put away devices. Failure to do so may result in disciplinary action and/or revocation of privileges.

-Students must obtain explicit consent from staff and participants before using the camera and video recording applications.

-Any disruption to class or the school environment using a cell phone may result in disciplinary action.

-Students are expected to continue to use the school office to place phone calls.

-Individuals assume full responsibility for their devices, including safety, security, and maintenance.

-Respect others in your area (phone calls should occur in the main office and speakers should be silent).

-Cell phones should ALWAYS remain on silent during the school day.

-Students should be aware of surroundings when moving throughout the halls during class change for safety reason. One earbud out at all times unless directed by staff.

Student Flyer for Cell Phones