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Winter Break
Winter Break
12/19/2018
Frederick County Public Schools will be on Winter Break beginning December 20 through January 1. Students will return to school on January 2. School and administrative offices will be closed December 21, 24, 25, 26, 31 and January 1.
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Krista Hartenbach
JWHS Librarian Receives Award From Virginia Association of School Librarians
12/17/2018
The Virginia Association of School Librarians has named James Wood High School Librarian Krista Hartenbach the 2018 School Library Educator of the Year.
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FCPS Focus
FCPS Focus - December 6, 2018
12/06/2018
The latest edition of Frederick County Public Schools’ E-newsletter FCPS Focus is now available.
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Work Continues on Middle School Rezoning Project
12/03/2018
Work continues on a middle school attendance zone adjustment that will take effect at the beginning of the 2019-20 school year and impact James Wood and Frederick County middle schools.
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Project Tomorrow Speak Up
Participate in the 2018 Speak Up Survey
12/03/2018
Students, parents, staff and community members are being asked to complete the 2018 Speak Up Survey. The brief, anonymous survey offers the opportunity to share perspectives on key educational issues, particularly issues related to digital learning and the use of technology to support future ready schools. The findings will be used by Frederick County Public Schools in the planning and decision-making process concerning educational technology tools and applications. The deadline to participate is January 31, 2019.
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2017-18 Annual Report
11/29/2018
The 2017-18 Frederick County Public Schools Annual Report is now available. The document details the School Board's work over the past year as well as student/staff success stories.
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Green Schools Challenge Certificate 2018
FCPS Named Platinum Level Certified Green School Division
11/20/2018
For the seventh consecutive year, the Virginia School Boards Association has recognized Frederick County Public Schools as a Platinum Level Certified Green School Division as part of the Green Schools Challenge. FCPS is one of just 15 school divisions in Virginia to earn Platinum Level status.
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CHESPRA 2018 Communications Award Winner
CHESPRA Presents FCPS with Seven Communications Awards
11/19/2018
The Chesapeake Chapter of the National School Public Relations Association has presented Frederick County Public Schools with seven awards for various communications projects.
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Apple Federal Credit Union Education Foundation
National School Public Relations Association
The FCPS division website received an Award of Excellence from NSPRA, the National School Public Relations Association, in the 2017 National School Communication Awards Contest.

Featured Video


2018-19 marks the second year FCPS has offered a pilot preschool program thanks to a Virginia Preschool Initiative-Plus grant which requires no local funding. This video explores the value of preschool and how the school division’s commitment to the county’s most vulnerable, young learners is making a positive impact on students, families and the community. ​

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