About the District News

Students in Top 300 Nationwide

September 19, 2018

Two Frederick County Public Schools students who advanced from the 2018 countywide Science and Engineering Fair have achieved nationwide semifinalist status among the Broadcom M...

The Frederick County Public Schools’ 2018 Marching Band Festival features all 10 high school marching bands and the Shepherd University Ram Band on Monday, October 15* at ...

Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) and the Frederick County Public Library system (FCPL) are natural partners. FCPS Superintendent Dr. Terry Alban and FCPL Director James Ke...

Under sunny skies with temperatures in the comfortable 70s but projected to reach the low 90s, Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) opened all schools on schedule today, the f...

Frederick County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Terry Alban met with American Computer Development, Inc. (ACDi) President and CEO William Hornbaker today to accept a generous...

Frederick County Public Schools is one of only 26 school districts in the US and Canada to receive the National Procurement Institute (NPI) 2018 Achievement of Excellence in Pro...

The Maryland Center for School Safety recently honored Frederick County Public Schools’ Superintendent Dr. Terry Alban, FCPS Security and Emergency Management Supervisor S...

Grant Application Process

August 21, 2018

Students in Frederick County public schools benefit each year from generous citizen donations through the Community Foundation of Frederick County. This past school year, more t...

Frederick County public schools are preparing to welcome 43,000 students Tuesday, September 4. Any parent or guardian with a child not yet enrolled should contact the local s...

Frederick County Public Schools and Eliminating Achievement Gaps, Inc. invite all FCPS families to the CommUNITY Resource Fair, a countywide back-to-school community night on Th...

Each year generous Frederick County businesses and citizens help local children start school with the necessary supplies that some families are unable to provide. This year the ...

The Board of Education of Frederick County announces vacancies on its Family Life Advisory Committee. Representatives to serve two-year terms are needed from the Linganore an...

Eleven of 25 students from the Frederick County Public Schools’ Career and Technology Center (CTC) recently placed in the national top ten at the 54th annual SkillsUSA Nat...

Frederick County Public Schools is upgrading its FindOutFirst (FOF) email and texting communication service. Parents will no longer need to update their children’s grade l...

Frederick County Public Schools recently signed a partnership agreement with the Asian American Center of Frederick (AACF). AACF provides critical community services throughout ...

Frederick County Public Schools is partnering with the Holly Hills Country Club to provide a venue for school system events. The partnership supports FCPS goals to strategically...

Frederick County Public Schools’ Superintendent Dr. Terry Alban invites the public to join her in reading this year’s summer book selection, The End of Average: How ...

Each year generous Frederick County businesses and citizens help students start school with the necessary supplies that some families cannot provide. This year is no exception. ...

Frederick County Public Schools’ Maintenance and Operations Director Robert E. Wilkinson Jr. has earned the 2018 Pinnacle of Excellence Award from the Association of Schoo...

Summer Is Busy at FCPS

June 26, 2018

June 18 was the last regular teacher workday for 2017-18, but lots is happening at Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) this summer. The school system has transitioned to its ...

Student finalists from every public high school in Frederick County tested their business acumen in the third year of a local competition called Startup Frederick, modeled on th...

Frederick County Public Schools and iTour recently renewed their 2015 partnership agreement, expanded to provide students and staff free access to Frederick Walking Tour DVDs in...

The Board of Education of Frederick County announces vacancies on its newly forming Other Post-Employment Benefits (OPEB) trust fund Investment Committee. The Investment Comm...

Frederick County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Theresa Alban announced the names of the 2018 School-Based and Central Office Support Employees of the Year at last night&rsqu...

Frederick County Public Schools Human Resources Executive Director Paula Lawton is proud to announce that the second annual FCPS Substitute Teacher of the Year award goes to Jua...