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FCPS Special Education Virtual Interview Day Sat., April 24
FCPS 2021 Special Education Virtual Interview Day
04/09/2021
FCPS is hosting a Special Education Virtual Interview Day on Saturday, April 24. The Virtual Interview Day is open to individuals who are eligible for, or hold, a Virginia teaching license with an endorsement in Special Education. Registration is required.
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FCPS Focus - April 8, 2021
04/08/2021
The latest edition of Frederick County Public Schools’ E-newsletter FCPS Focus is now available.
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Scarlett Kibler and Sarah Matthews
Grant Awarded for Math at Work Project
03/30/2021
The Virginia Council of Math Supervision has awarded the $5,000 Flanagan Grant to Redbud Run Elementary School’s STEM Teacher Scarlett Kibler and Title I Math Teacher Sarah Matthews for their Math at Work STEM Project.
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Brandi Wilder
VEA Award Winner
03/22/2021
FCPS Bus Driver Brandi Wilder has been named the Virginia Education Association's 2021 Education Support Professional of the Year.
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Expanded In-Person Learning Begins April 12
03/16/2021
The School Board has voted to expand in-person learning for students in grades 2-12 from two to four days each week beginning April 12. The all-distance learning option will remain in place through the end of the 2020-21 school year.
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State Officials Visit FCMS
State Officials Visit FCMS
03/12/2021
Virginia First Lady Pamela Northam, State Superintendent for Public Instruction Dr. James Lane and Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Resources Dr. Vanessa Walker Harris recently visited Frederick County Middle School.
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Watch High School Sports Live
03/01/2021
James Wood, Millbrook and Sherando high schools are making athletic events available to the community through a livestream on YouTube this year.
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Virginia LEARNS
02/09/2021
Frederick County Public Schools Assistant Superintendent for Instruction Jim Angelo has been appointed to serve as a member of the Virginia LEARNS workgroup. The workgroup, which has been formed by the Virginia Department of Education, will be assessing the needs of students and working to support school divisions across Virginia as they implement in-person instruction options for students.
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H.N. Funkhouser & Company Provides Schools with $10,500 in Grants
02/09/2021
For the 20th consecutive year, Handy Mart and H.N. Funkhouser & Company have partnered with the ExxonMobil Educational Alliance to provide each school with a $500 grant to support math and science programs.
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Preschool Registration
Preschool Registration
02/08/2021
Preliminary applications for the 2021-22 FCPS preschool program are being accepted from the families of eligible students residing in the Apple Pie Ridge, Gainesboro, Indian Hollow, Jordan Springs, Redbud Run and Stonewall elementary school attendance zones.
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School Calendars Adopted
School Calendars for 2021-22 and 2022-23 Adopted
02/03/2021
The School Board has adopted school calendars for 2021-22 and 2022-23. The first day of the 2021-22 school year for students will be August 23.
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Proposed FY22 Budget
Superintendent Presents Proposed Budget for FY22
02/02/2021
Schools Superintendent David Sovine's proposed budget focuses on providing more competitive compensation to help FCPS attract and retain high-quality staff. It also focuses on positioning FCPS to better serve the community as it grows in population and diversity.
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Middle School Rezoning Plan Approved
01/20/2021
The Frederick County School Board has adopted a Middle School Rezoning Plan that will take effect at the beginning of the 2021-22 school year.
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2021 General Assembly Session
01/12/2021
FCPS has developed a General Assembly Web page to help citizens follow the 2021 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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2021 Best Schools Niche
2021 Niche List of Best Schools in Virginia
01/07/2021
Frederick County Public Schools ranks in the top-third of school districts on the 2021 Niche list of Best School Districts in Virginia.
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FCPS Announces Plan for Athletics to Begin March 1
01/05/2021
The FCPS Return to Activities Plan will enable high school students to compete in revised fall, winter and spring sports seasons beginning March 1.
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2022-26 CIP Adopted
12/17/2020
The School Board has adopted its 2022-2026 Capital Improvements Plan. Projects at Indian Hollow and Armel elementary schools and James Wood High School are the top three priorities.
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Continuing to address the COVID-19 pandemic
Continuing to Address COVID-19
09/04/2020
Frederick County Public Schools is continuing to address the COVID-19 pandemic.
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