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Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) hosted a second groundbreaking ceremony yesterday at Butterfly Ridge Elementary, under construction and slated to open in August 2018. Ear...

Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) hosted a groundbreaking ceremony yesterday at Sugarloaf Elementary, under construction and slated to open in August 2018. Initially stu...

Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) recently signed a partnership agreement with the Spanish Speaking Community of Maryland (SSCM).  SSCM will sponsor events and worksho...

Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) reports preliminary September 30 enrollment of 42,204, which reflects a net increase of 826 students over last year. Enrollment is 32...

For her outstanding contributions to science education for the State of Maryland, Frederick County Public Schools’ science teacher April Clark was named the 2017 Maryland ...

The Frederick County Public Schools’ 2017 Marching Band Festival features all 10 high schools and the Shepherd University Marching Band on Monday, October 16 at 6 p.m. Hos...

Frederick County Public Schools is launching a new annual award to honor an FCPS employee who has served our nation in the armed forces and provided exemplary service to FCPS an...

The Board of Education seeks public feedback regarding a proposal that Mike Faron and Jay Schill have submitted on behalf of Middletown High School parents and Athletic Boosters...

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today recognized 342 National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2017. Among them is Frederick County’s own Centerville Elementary School. Cen...

Our children follow and are impacted by national conversations just like we all are. How we engage in debates reflects our values. What are we modeling for our kids? Like man...

The Maryland General Assembly seeks six Frederick County high school seniors to serve as five pages and one alternate page during the coming legislative sessions. Each select...

Frederick County Public Schools is one of only 26 school districts in the US and Canada to receive the National Procurement Institute (NPI) 2017 Achievement of Excellence in Pro...

The Board of Education of Frederick County has used a software product called BoardDocs to post its meeting agendas and related documents online for easy public access since 200...

The 2017 draft Superintendent’s Recommended Educational Facilities Master Plan (EFMP) is online for public review at www.fcps.org/efmp. The Superintendent’s recom...

Over the summer, the Frederick County Public Schools Career and Technology Center (CTC) and the Frederick County Students Construction Trades Foundation, Inc. completed their 31...

Under mostly sunny skies with temperatures in the comfortable 70s, Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) opened all 66 schools on schedule today, the first day of the 2017-2018...

Application Process Is Open: Students in Frederick County public schools benefit each year from generous citizen donations through the Community Foundation of Frederick Count...

Frederick County Public Schools announces several principal and assistant principal appointments, effective immediately. The following individuals will serve in principal pos...

Help Stuff the Buses!

July 25, 2017

Each year generous Frederick County businesses and citizens help local children start school with the necessary supplies that some families cannot provide. This year the traditi...

Frederick County public schools are preparing to welcome more than 41,000 students Tuesday, September 5. Any parent or guardian with a child not yet enrolled should contact t...

BOE Committee Vacancies

July 10, 2017

The Board of Education of Frederick County announces vacancies on its Calendar Committee, Ethics Panel and Family Life Advisory Committee. The Calendar Committee has openings...

June 12 was the last regular teacher workday for 2016-17, but lots is happening at Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) this summer. The school system has transitioned to...

Frederick County Public Schools has earned a Healthiest Maryland Businesses’ 2017 Wellness at Work gold award for the school system’s outstanding employee wellness i...

Catoctin High School has earned a 2016-17 School of the Year Award from the Maryland Center for Character Education at Stevenson University (MCCE). Principal Bernard Quesad...

No fewer than 22 students from the Frederick County Public Schools’ Career and Technology Center (CTC) placed among the nation’s top 10 achievers in several categori...