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June 2017 Calendar2016-17 Make-up Day Information
March 17, 2017
As noted on the 2016-17 School Calendar, the three days of school missed due to inclement weather on March 14-16 will be made up on June 6, 7 and 8. The last day of school is now Thursday, June 8.



Report CardGrading Period Extended
March 16, 2017
Due to the number of days missed because of inclement weather, the end of the third nine-week grading period is being moved to Friday, March 24. Report cards will be distributed on Monday, April 3 instead of Monday, March 27.


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





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.


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.


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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Bass-Hoover Elementary School launched a computer coding club in January 2017 that has proven to be highly successful in teaching students new technical skills while developing their problem-solving and critical thinking skills. In this video, FCPS Supervisor of Mathematics and World Languages Deb Crawford and several students discuss the coding club and how it's helping prepare students to be successful in the future.

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