Southern Garrett

High School

Welcome to Southern Garrett High School

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, RPM Construction LLC, our business partner for October.


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Need Service Learning
Looking for places to complete service learning?  Go to the service learning page for more opportunities and locations to earn hours.  

JROTC Air Rifle Match
JROTC Air rifle match Saturday, October 22 from 9-3pm in the school's gymnasium.  An estimated 45 competitors from schools in West Virginia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania will compete in this sanctioned match.  More information available from Ralph Sheaffer at

If Only Presentation
A presentation will be held at Southern Middle School on Tuesday, October 25 from 6-8 pm for parents to watch the file "If Only" and to have an interactive discussion on drug use and addition in Garrett County. If Only Information Flyer 

Financial Aid Workshop
A financial aid workshop will be offered Wednesday, November 9 starting at 7pm in the media center of SHS for seniors and their parents.  Directors from Frostburg State and Garrett College will explain item by item how to complete the FAFSA form as well as answer questions about the financial aid process.  Students planning to attend a technical or business school, a community college or a 4-year college are encouraged to attend.  

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

Gift Card and Clothing Sale 
Stop by SHS to see the hundreds of available restaurant and retail gift cards for sale.  The school receives a profit from the sale and a 10% discount is being offered on select gift cards for a limited time. 

The school store is offering $2 off any RAM clothing/gear item for a limited time.  School store hours are between 9-2pm each day.

NEW SCHOOL STORE ITEMS:  The school store is now selling RAM braclet's necklaces and keychains. View new items here.  Stop by the main office for more information or to see items in person. 

After School Tutoring
There is after school tutoring in the media center from 3:30-5:30 Tuesday,  Wednesday and Thursday. 

Haunted Hayride 
The annual haunted hayride will be October 21, 22, 28, and 29.  The rides start at dark and cost is $5 per rider.  


Veterans Dinner
The JROTC will have a Veteran Day activity on Friday, November 11 at 6:30pm in the school's cafeteria.  Area veterans are invited as the cadets present a program to area veterans.  Light refreshment of cake and ice cream will follow.  Please contact Ltc Ralph Sheaffer at or calling the school during normal business hours with any questions. 

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 
*Interested Seniors Should Sign up in guidance.