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Kindergarten Registration PromotionKindergarten Registration
February 23, 2017
Kindergarten registration for 2017-18 is March 6-10 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Evening hours are Monday, March 6 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. A Spanish interpreter will be available during the Monday evening hours.


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 PromoSchool Board Approves 2017-18 Calendar
February 21, 2017
The 2017-18 School Calendar has been set. The first day of school for students is August 16.


Promo Image for FCPS NewsletterFCPS Focus
February 10, 2017
The latest edition of FCPS Focus is available.




FCPS Spelling Bee Winners and AlternatesTrevor Williams Finishes As Second Alternate in FCPS Spelling Bee
February 10, 2017
Congratulations to the top finishers in last night's Frederick County Public Schools Spelling Bee. Robert E. Aylor Middle School student Julia Hart was the winner with Admiral Richard E. Byrd Middle School student Fidel Gonzalez and Armel Elementary School student Ashlee Hudson finishing in second and third place, respectively. The top three finishers will now compete in the Regional Spelling Bee. Apple Pie Ridge Elementary School student Olivia Judd and Redbud Run Elementary School student Trevor Williams are the first and second alternates to compete in the Regional Spelling Bee.


FY18 Proposed Budget ImageDr. Sovine Presents FY18 Proposed Budget
February 7, 2017
Schools Superintendent David Sovine presented his proposed FY18 budget to the School Board on February 7.


School BusesSchool Bus Drivers Needed
February 3, 2017
Learn more about becoming a Frederick County Public Schools bus driver.




FCPS School BoardFebruary Is School Board Appreciation Month
February 1, 2017
The Frederick County School Board plays a vital role in our schools. This month we will be recognizing our School Board members and the ways they serve FCPS schools and our community.


Dr. Sovine reading to studentsSchool Board Extends Dr. Sovine's Contract
January 17, 2017
The Frederick County School Board has extended the contract of Superintendent David Sovine through June 30, 2021.


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.


FCPS Launches 2017 General Assembly Web Page
January 10, 2017
The 2017 General Assembly convenes January 11. Learn more about state legislation that could impact Frederick County Public Schools and how you can be an advocate for education.


Promo Image for Adoption of 2018-23 Capital Improvement PlanFrederick County School Board Adopts 2018-23 Capital Improvement Plan
December 7, 2016
The Capital Improvement Plan adopted by the School Board on December 6 includes three top priorities: construction of a fourth high school, the Armel Elementary School addition/renovation and the construction of a 12th elementary school. Each of these projects is needed to address current overcrowding and future enrollment growth.


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.


Promo Image for Annual Report2015-16 Annual Report
September 30, 2016
The Frederick County Public Schools Annual Report highlights accomplishments made by the School Board, students and staff in the 2015-16 school year.

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Please take a few minutes to watch this brief video about plans to build a 12th elementary school to address overcrowding at Stonewall and Redbud Run elementary schools and enrollment growth.

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