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A team of students from Frederick County Public Schools has qualified to advance to the FIRST Robotics World Championship in Detroit next week, April 24-28. The Frederick High S...

In statewide SkillsUSA competition this month, 24 Frederick County Public Schools’ Career and Technology Center (CTC) students earned first-place gold medals in 12 competi...

Frederick County Public Schools welcomes the public to the All-County High School Dance Festival on Wednesday, May 1, 7 p.m. at Governor Thomas Johnson High School. The festival...

Frederick County Public Schools announces the five teachers advancing as finalists for the 2019-2020 FCPS Teacher of the Year Award, the county’s most prestigious award fo...

Do you have questions or thoughts about Frederick County Public Schools you'd like to discuss with the Superintendent? FCPS Superintendent Dr. Terry Alban invites the pub...

Frederick County Public Schools announces that the last day of this school year for students is Wednesday, June 19, assuming there are no further days schools need to close due ...

The Frederick County Public Schools’ Elementary Honors Chorus makes the Weinberg Center for the Arts the place to be on Wednesday, May 1, at 7 p.m. Tickets for this 33rd a...

Frederick County Public Schools invites the public to participate in the process of naming the new east-county area elementary school. The new school is slated for construction ...

Frederick County Public Schools’ students competed Saturday, March 30 in the Destination Imagination Maryland State Tournament at the University of Maryland, Baltimore Cou...

Frederick County Public Schools announces winners in the 38th annual Frederick County Science and Engineering Fair, one of only seven Intel International Science and Engineering...

Frederick County Public Schools is partnering for the second year with The Original Playhouse Children’s Museum in New Market to support Screen-Free Week, April 29-May 5. ...

For the second year in a row, the Battelle National Biodefense Institute will give $50,000 in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) challenge grants to Frederick Coun...

The Frederick County Public Schools’ All-County Elementary Honors Band & Orchestra makes Frederick High School the place to be on Wednesday, March 27th, at 7 p.m. Tick...

Frederick County Public Schools’ students competed Saturday, March 16 in the Western Region Destination Imagination Tournament in Williamsport, Maryland. Thirteen of the s...

In statewide writing competition, Frederick County Public Schools’ students brought home five of the eight first-place Young Authors Contest awards for grades 6-12. Oakdal...

Frederick County Public Schools received the 2018 Flu Fighter Award from LifeWork Strategies, a member of Adventist HealthCare.  “More than 1,500 employees got the...

The Board of Education of Frederick County seeks public feedback in a brief survey to help them finalize the 2019-2020 academic calendar. The survey is online now at www.fcps.or...

A Message from the Board of Education No matter where a student attends school, “As long as your students hold themselves to the highest standard, it is practically imp...

The Board of Education reappointed Dr. Theresa Alban as superintendent of Frederick County Public Schools at their meeting on Wednesday, February 27. Her new term will begin on ...

Frederick County Public Schools will observe Brain Awareness Week Monday-Sunday, March 11-17. The observance is part of a global campaign to increase public awareness of the pro...

March Is Youth Art Month

February 27, 2019

March brings the Frederick County Public Schools’ All-County Student Art Exhibit to the Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center. Open free to the public, the exhibit will ...

Brunswick High School students won this year’s countywide Academic Tournament, achieving their third win in the tournament’s history. Their first was in 1985, and th...

Nine teachers at Frederick County Public Schools recently brought the number of FCPS educators who have achieved rigorous certification requirements established by the National ...

Governor Thomas Johnson High School sophomore Malachi G. Macon will be a junior by the time he begins his term as the next student member to the Board of Education of Frederick ...

FCPS Announces New HR Director

February 14, 2019

Frederick County Public Schools has hired a new director of Human Resources. Timothy D. Thornburg fills the vacancy created following Paula Lawton’s retirement.  M...