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CIP UpdateCIP Update
February 23, 2017
During a joint meeting on February 22, the School Board reiterated the need for the Frederick County Board of Supervisors to take some action on the requests for the funding needed to proceed with construction of a fourth high school, the Armel Elementary School addition/renovation and construction of a 12th elementary school. The projects are needed to address overcrowding and future enrollment growth due primarily to residential development.


Byrd Middle School Student Peter Pham Byrd Student Finishes Second in Blue Ridge Region MATHCOUNTS Competition
February 13, 2017
Congratulations to Admiral Richard E. Byrd Middle School student Peter Pham for finishing in second place at the Blue Ridge Region MATHCOUNTS competition.


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February 10, 2017
The latest edition of FCPS Focus is available.





Calendar Make-up Day Information News Item2016-17 Make-up Day Information
January 12, 2017
In response to inquiries regarding the 2016-17 school calendar and the last day of school in June, the school division has released a statement explaining how inclement weather days will be made up this year.


Project SEARCH Grant Award News ItemFrederick County Public Schools Awarded Project SEARCH Grant
January 12, 2017
The Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services has awarded Frederick County Public Schools a grant to cover the cost associated with starting the Project SEARCH program locally. Project SEARCH is a nationally recognized career program that teaches high school students with disabilities competitive job skills and provides them with hands-on training that will lead to permanent employment.


Promo image that says "watch this video"Website Introduction Video
October 28, 2016
Prior to the start of the 2016-17 school year, Frederick County Public Schools unveiled a new division website as well as new school websites. This video provides an overview of the new websites and how to access important information.
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The FCPS division website homepage received an Award of Excellence from CHESPRA, the Chesapeake Chapter of the National School Public Relations Association, in the 2016 Communications Contest.

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On February 2, 2017, Frederick County Schools Superintendent David Sovine participated in the Shadow a Student Challenge by shadowing James Wood High School senior Amanda Christian as she participated in classes, extracurricular activities and basketball practice. In this video, Dr. Sovine and Christian discuss the day they enjoyed together and what they learned from the experience.

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