About the District News

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...

Two Frederick County public high schools recently received Central Maryland Conference (CMC) awards. Urbana High won the 2016-17 school year CMC Principals’ Cup, and Catoc...

At the Board of Education of Frederick County’s most recent public meeting, Board President Brad Young presented a prestigious BOE pin to Maria Rodriguez, a Waverley Eleme...

At its most recent regular meeting, the Board of Education of Frederick County recognized the eight Frederick County Public Schools’ 2017 Support Employees of the Year and...

Board of Education and Frederick County Teachers Association (FCTA) leaders signed a contract at yesterday evening’s Board meeting that takes effect July 1, 2017. The cont...

Leaving no cost-savings unmined, Frederick County Public Schools’ warehouse staff continues to use GovDeals, an online auctioning service to auction surplus and obsolete e...

Frederick County Public Schools’ seniors placed second worldwide in Destination Imagination global competition in Knoxville, Tennessee last month. Recent graduates from Li...

Frederick County Public Schools’ Superintendent Dr. Terry Alban is again hosting a summer book club this year for the public—including students—and employees. ...

Frederick County Public Schools Human Resources Executive Director Paula Lawton is proud to announce that the first-ever FCPS Substitute Teacher of the Year award goes to Patric...

Frederick County Public Schools announces principal and assistant principal appointments for the 2017-2018 school year. The changes take effect July 1. The following individu...