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, Team One, our business partner for April.


Next week is Rachel's Challenge spirit week.  While dressing up on each of these days, consider spreading kindness in one way or another.  Go out of your way to say hello to someone you don't know, compliment someone, or tell someone you appreciate them. 
Monday is Red, White and Blue day.  Wear any of these colors or a combination of all of them. 
Tuesday is Lazy Day.  Wear your laziest outfit (sweats or shorts and t-shirt- no pajamas)
Wednesday will be Hat Day.  For $1, you will get a sticker to wear on the bill of your hat.  You will need this sticker throughout the day.  1/2 of the proceeds from Hat Day will go to support the Ashby family.  
Thursday- Flannel shirt day.  
Friday- Wear your Rachel's Challenge t-shirt. 
 The first period class with the most Rachel's Challenge t-shirts will win a pastry breakfast.  

After Prom  After Prom tickets are on sale in the main office.  Cost is $15 per student.  Tickets are sold during RAMS and after school. 

 Southern's Step into Spring Walking Challenge Students, teachers, parents, spouses and siblings are encouraged to walk 60 miles in 60 days from March 20th - May 18th. Teams will consist of 6-10 team members with a unique team name and one team Captain. Participants will receive a Tee shirt and the team with the most miles will receive 25.00 gift cards.Everyone is encouraged to walk at least 60 miles but is also encouraged to walk as many miles as possible. Team forms and individual tracking forms can be picked up in the health room before and after school or during RAMS starting March 13th. Mile totals need to be turned into Mrs. Dee Kennell, School Nurse by May 19th.If you have any questions please contact Mrs. Kennell.

 Report Card  View SGHS Report Card
 Free Jazzercise for Students Lisa Nichols from Jazzercize in Oakland will be coming to the high school during RAMS period on March 23, April 20, May 18 and May 25th as part of the school's wellness initiative. Mrs. Nichols will be offering our students the opportunity to participate in an exercise class on these days during RAMS. Students can sign up in the health room. Students who plan to participate need to wear tennis shoes. Any questions please see Mrs. Kennell, School Nurse.
Parent Conferences  Parent teacher conferences will be held on March 30 from 10am-5:30pm.  All parents and students are encouraged to attend. 
Need Service Learning  Looking for places to complete service learning?  Go to the service learning page for more opportunities and locations to earn hours.  

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 Southern Garrett High School to see the hundreds of available restaurant and retail gift cards  for sale. The school receives a profit from the sale of the cards and a 20% discount is being offered on select gift cards for a limited time. Also, the school store is offering 25% off of all Ram clothing and gear for a limited time.  Please stop by the school any day between 9:00-2:00 pm to shop in the school store.

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

After School Tutoring After school tutoring is available in the media center from 3:30-5:30 pm Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday each week. On Tuesdays, Sara Shaffer tutors social studies. On Wednesdays, science teacher Erin Coffman and math teacher Megan Sgaggero alternate tutoring. English teachers Hollie Wund and Dan Graham alternate tutoring on Thursdays. However, any student can go to tutoring any night for a quiet place to study or use the computers.

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.
-Garrett College, Tuesday, April 25