Life after Middle School: A Program for Parents of 8th Graders

Life after Middle School: A Program for Parents of 8th Graders

Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) invites parents of eighth grade students to this year’s Life after Middle School: Planning for the Future event, Wednesday, November 1, 7-9 p.m. at the Frederick Community College (FCC) Jack B. Kussmaul Theater.

The program will include important information about high school planning and opportunities, high school graduation requirements, career and technology education options, linking high school and college courses, post-high school opportunities and college savings plans. This event is free and also includes valuable resource materials for parents.

On the agenda are FCC President Dr. Elizabeth Burmaster, FCPS Deputy Superintendent Dr. Michael Markoe and FCPS Curriculum Director Dr. George Seaton. Other presenters from FCPS are Coordinator for Dual Enrollment and Bridge Projects Michele Thornton, Career and Technology Education Coordinator Norm McGaughey, Career and Technology Center School Counselor Kristen Daly,  Virtual School Coordinator Mike Watson, Coordinator of Counseling and Student Support Janet Shipman, and Linganore High School Counselor Paula Larson and Thurmont Middle School Counselor Sherry Bueso. Rounding out the program are FCC Admissions Director Lisa Freel and Mount St. Mary’s University Admissions Director Eric Danielson.

In addition, representatives from the college savings plans, the FCPS Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC) program, the military, and Hood College will staff booths in the lobby.

To register for this free event, please call 301-624-2716.