Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus Update August 4, 2020 - NEW
Virginia Superintendent of Public Instruction James Lane has waived annual school accreditation for the 2021-2022 academic year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Schools will be assigned a rating of “Accreditation Waived."

July 22, 2020
School Superintendent David Sovine has distributed a letter to parents that includes information on the school division's reopening plan.

July 21, 2020
The School Board adopted the School Reopening Plan on July 21 and decided to utilize a Hybrid Model when schools open for the 2020-21 school year. The first day of school for students has been moved from August 17 to August 31.

Information on FCPS Response to COVID-19/Reopening Plans
Información sobre la respuesta de FCPS a COVID-19/Planes de reapertura


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School Supplies
08/11/2020
The 2020-21 school supply list is available.
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Math and Reading Family Videos
06/18/2020
FCPS has created a set of videos to help families assist their elementary children with practicing skills while at home. These short videos focus on math and reading concepts for students at a variety of grade levels. They are not a replacement for the learning provided by classroom teachers, but are meant to enhance or review skills children and families can practice together.
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All School Facilities Are Closed
03/27/2020
All school offices are closed. In addition, all outdoor facilities such as athletic fields, courts and playgrounds are closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing recommendations.
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Special Called Meeting
08/07/2020
On Tuesday, August 11, the Frederick County School Board will hold a special meeting at 4:30 p.m. at the FCPS Administration Building.
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Coronavirus Protection
Face Covering Plan Revised
07/28/2020
After soliciting additional information and feedback from a variety of stakeholders, the section of the 2020-21 School Reopening Plan regarding face coverings has been revised to require that students in grades two through 12 wear a cloth face covering. Students in pre-K through first grade are strongly encouraged to wear a cloth face covering. Staff are required to wear face masks/shields except when in a private office, physically distant, and not in common areas.
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FAQ School Reopening Plan
FAQs - School Reopening Plan
07/28/2020
A list of frequently asked questions and answers regarding the School Reopening Plan is now available. The FAQs include additional details regarding the hybrid and distance learning models, health and safety protocols, and information about what learning will look like for students under each learning model.
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Millbrook High School Student Publishes Book
07/15/2020
Rising Millbrook High School sophomore Eshal Aamer has published a book entitled The Mathematical Evolution which details the history and development of mathematics throughout history. Eshal credits some of her teachers for helping her develop a love of math and inspiring her to write the book.
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FCPS Graduates Receive Nearly $5 Million in Scholarships
06/24/2020
The members of the Class of 2020 have great things ahead of them. Combined, this year's James Wood, Millbrook and Sherando high school graduates earned nearly $5 million in scholarships.
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FCPS Certified as Common Sense District
06/23/2020
Common Sense Education has recognized Frederick County Public Schools as a Common Sense District for its work in teaching students and their families as well as FCPS staff about digital citizenship. Fewer than 150 school districts in the United States have been recognized as a Common Sense District.
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2020-21 Kindergarten Registration
06/22/2020
Parents with children who will be five years of age on or before September 30 are being asked to contact the registrar at the school their child will attend in order to register their child for kindergarten as soon as possible. Early registation will help FCPS plan for the 2020-21 school year.
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Virginia Department of Education
VDOE Honors the FCPS Career and Technical Education Program with Five 2020 Creating Excellence Awards
06/22/2020
The Virginia Department of Education has recognized Frederick County Public Schools’ Career and Technical Education Program with five 2020 Creating Excellence Awards. The awards recognize excellence in career and technical education at the secondary level.
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