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Current News, Events, and Press Releases

Third Annual Mountain Maker's Fest Slated for August 12th
Garrett College is hosting the third annual Mountain Maker Fest on Saturday, August 12, from 9 a.m. to noon at the college’s Career Technology Training Center located in Accident.
CARC Director Appointed to Advisory Council
Steve Putnam, Director of the Garrett College Community Aquatic and Recreation Complex has been appointed to the 2017-18 Small Programs Advisory Council of NIRSA: Leaders in Collegiate Recreation.
Foundation to Support Garrett County Public Schools is Launched
A new organization has been launched with the purpose of financially boosting Garrett County Public Schools. The GCPS Dr. Wendell Teets Foundation was kicked off with a reception on Friday.
Garrett College Enacts New Border Rate For PA & WV
It’s suddenly a lot more affordable for some West Virginia and Pennsylvania residents to attend Garrett College.
FIRST Robotics Team Advances to Championship
Garrett County’s High School FIRST Robotics Team 1629, GaCo, was invited to compete at the FIRST Championship in St. Louis at the conclusion of the Chesapeake District Championship in Richmond, VA.
Local High Schools in US News and World Report's School Rankings
Northern and Southern Garrett High Schools received Silver and Bronze rankings, respectively, in US News and World Report's 2016 national high school rankings of the best high schools in the U.S.
Garrett, Allegany Students to Compete in Robot Performance
A FIRST LEGO League Robotics Competition will be held at Northern Garrett High School on December 12th.
BEACON Study Estimates Garrett County Public Schools' Economic Impact on County
The operation of Garrett County Public Schools generates an estimated economic impact of $67.91 million annually within the county, a study unveiled to the Board of Education today shows.
Team 1629 Competes at the Chesapeake Regional, Receives Top Honors
FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) Team 1629 (GaCo) competed last weekend, April 2-4, among 58 teams, including teams from Israel, Canada, and the United Arab Emirates.
GaCo Wins 2015 Pittsburgh Regional as Captains of the Number 6 Seeded Alliance 
GCPS High School FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) Team 1629, the Garrett Coalition (GaCo) won the Greater Pittsburgh Regional tournament held during March 5, 6, and 7th at California University of PA.
Local Robotics Team Creation Helps Children Across Globe With Math
Garrett County's High School Robotics Team 1629's "top spinner" creation was recently used to help third graders with their math lessons.
Northern High School Named 2014 National Blue Ribbon School
Northern Garrett High School was named a 2014 National Blue Ribbon School today by the U.S. Department of Education.
What Happens When Schools Can't Get Online?
The community built a new barn, right next to their elementary school.
Garrett County Pre-K Poviders to Receive $42,000 in Grants
Garrett County Pre-K providers will receive $442K in grant funding for the coming school year.
Grantsville Student Attends National Youth Science Camp
Bruce Nairn of Northern Garrett High School will represent Maryland as a delegate to the 2014 National Youth Science Camp.