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Dr. Sovine Appointed to NSPRA's Executive Board
04/24/2019
Schools Superintendent David Sovine has been appointed to serve on the National School Public Relations Association's (NSPRA) Executive Board as the Vice President at Large-Superintendent of Schools. NSPRA's mission is to advance education through responsible communication.
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School Board Adopts FY20 Budget
04/16/2019
During its meeting on April 16, the Frederick County School Board adopted its budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1.
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Digital Citizenship: News & Media Literacy
04/15/2019
FCPS is helping students become good digital citizens by providing monthly tips on media and technology. This month's tip focuses on news and media literacy.
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FCPS Focus Newsletter
FCPS Focus - April 4, 2019
04/04/2019
The latest edition of Frederick County Public Schools’ E-newsletter FCPS Focus is now available.
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Mass Model - Robert E. Aylor Middle School Replacement Preliminary Schematic Design March 19, 2019
Aylor Replacement Update and Preliminary Schematic Design
03/21/2019
The School Board recently reviewed the preliminary schematic design for the replacement Robert E. Aylor Middle School and received an update on the project. The new school will welcome students for the start of the 2021-22 school year.
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Transportation Forms for 2019-20 School Year
03/15/2019
Be on the lookout for the 2019-20 Transportation Forms coming home with your student(s). Please complete and return to the school no later than April 12. Transportation forms are also available on our website.
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Instructional Technology Staff Earn Certified Educational Technology Leader Designation
03/12/2019
Supervisor of Instructional Technology Coaches Rod Carnill and Instructional Technology Coaches Jenn Rowan and Scott Lewis have earned the Certified Educational Technology Leader (CETL) designation from the Consortium of School Networking. The designation signifies they have mastered the knowledge and skills needed to bring 21st century technology to K-12 school systems.
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Jordan Springs Wolves
Jordan Springs Elementary School Mascot and Colors
03/06/2019
Based upon a vote by students and staff at Redbud Run and Stonewall elementary schools, the Jordan Springs Elementary School mascot will be wolves and the school colors will be navy blue and light teal. Jordan Springs Elementary School, which is being built in Snowden Bridge, is scheduled to welcome students for the start of the 2020-21 school year.
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Winchester VFW Presents Award to FCPS
02/22/2019
VFW Winchester Post 2123 has recognized Frederick County Public Schools with a Friend of Our Post Award. The award was presented in recognition of the school division's support of the VFW's Patriot's Pen and Voice of Democracy Youth and Education Programs.
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August 15, 2019
2019-20 School Calendar Approved
02/21/2019
The 2019-20 School Calendar has been finalized. The first day of school for students will be Thursday, August 15, 2019. The last day of school will be June 5, 2020.
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Proposed FY20 Budget
Superintendent Presents Proposed Budget for FY20
02/19/2019
In his proposed FY20 budget, Superintendent David Sovine addresses enrollment growth, student needs, facility maintenance and the recruitment and retention of high-quality staff.
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H.N. Funkhouser & Company Presents Schools with Grants Totaling $10,000
02/12/2019
For the 18th consecutive year, H.N. Funkhouser & Company has partnered with the ExxonMobil Educational Alliance to present each of Frederick County’s 20 schools with a $500 grant to support math and science programs.
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Congratulations to Our FCPS Spelling Bee Winners
02/08/2019
Congratulations to the winners of the Frederick County Public Schools Spelling Bee that was held Thursday, February 7.
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Middle School Rezoning Approved
02/06/2019
The School Board has approved a middle school rezoning plan 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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Frederick County Board of Supervisors Approves Funding for School Security Updates
01/10/2019
The Frederick County Board of Supervisors has approved the School Board’s request for approximately $1.3 million to fund Phase II Safety and Security Construction Upgrades to a number of school facilities.
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FCPS Launches 2019 General Assembly Web Page
01/07/2019
FCPS has developed a special Web page to help citizens follow the 2019 General Assembly session and bills that could impact public schools. The page also includes contact information for Frederick County's state legislators.
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Bridget Bailey and Michael Wolfe
Two FCPS Teachers Earn National Board Certification
01/03/2019
Fourth Grade Teacher Bridget Bailey and PE Teacher Michael Wolfe recently earned the designation of National Board Certified Teacher.
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Site Selected for Replacement Robert E. Aylor Middle School
01/02/2019
On January 2, the School Board authorized the purchase of approximately 57 acres at 471 White Oak Road in Stephens City on which the replacement Robert E. Aylor Middle School will be built.
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