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In statewide SkillsUSA competition, 29 Frederick County Public Schools’ Career and Technology Center (CTC) students earned first-place gold medals in 11 competitions, some...

Frederick County had its own Red Carpet Gala yesterday evening. It was the occasion to celebrate students who entered a countywide Classmates4Life video contest to highlight dru...

Students in the Frederick County Public Schools’ Young Scholars program invite supporters to sign up for the 2nd Annual Great Frederick Discovery Race. They encourage indi...

Frederick County Public Schools has announced the four teachers advancing as finalists for the 2018-2019 FCPS Teacher of the Year Award, the county’s most prestigious awar...

The May 4 registration deadline is fast approaching for the two foreign-language camps Frederick County Public Schools will provide this summer. We Are the World summer camp ...

Frederick County Public Schools announces that Centerville Elementary Principal Tracy Hilliard was recently named the 2018 National Distinguished Principal for Maryland. The Nat...

The Frederick County Public Schools’ Elementary Honors Chorus makes the Weinberg Center for the Arts the place to be on Wednesday, April 18, at 7 p.m. Tickets for this 32n...

Frederick County Public Schools announces winners in the 37th annual Frederick County Science and Engineering Fair, hosted at Tuscarora High last Saturday, March 24. Over 175 st...

Frederick County Public Schools’ students competed Saturday, March 17 in the Western Region Destination Imagination Tournament. Twelve of the school system’s 20 team...

Originally published January 23, 2018 Registration for Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) fall 2018 kindergarten and pre-kindergarten classes begins Monday, March 19 at l...

Following the tragic events that took place at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida last month, students participated in a variety of activities to mark the...

Frederick County Public Schools announces that voting is open for the Classmates4Life video contest to curb drug abuse. The public is invited to determine the People’s Cho...

Two Frederick County Public Schools’ sixth-grade students from Oakdale Middle won this year’s regional ExploraVision competition for their SIDS Smart Sensor design. ...

The Board of Education of Frederick County announces vacancies on its Ethics Panel. The Ethics Panel has one opening for a volunteer to serve a three-year term that begins Ju...

Frederick County Public Schools will host more than 150 student competitors at the Maryland Humanities Council’s Frederick County History Day event, open to the public, Sa...

Frederick County Public Schools will observe Brain Awareness Week Monday-Friday, March 12-16. The observance is part of a global campaign to increase public awareness of the pro...

The Maryland State Advisory Council for Gifted and Talented Education and the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) annually recognize outstanding contributions to gifte...

The Frederick County Public Schools’ Career and Technology Center (CTC) and the Frederick County Students Construction Trades Foundation, Inc. (FCSCTF) broke ground Monday...

Special Award Goes to FHS Principal Kathy Campagnoli Walkersville High School students won this year’s countywide Academic Tournament, achieving their fifth win in the ...

March Is Youth Art Month

February 22, 2018

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 ...

Frederick High School junior Paige Tolbard will be a senior by the time she begins her term as the next student member to the Board of Education of Frederick County, July 1. Unt...

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

Moving up in MATHCOUNTS

February 13, 2018

More than 100 middle school students from 17 schools solved math challenges in last Saturday’s Frederick Chapter MATHCOUNTS competition at Gov. Thomas Johnson Middle Schoo...

Nominate a Great Substitute

February 13, 2018

Frederick County Public Schools is accepting nominations for the school system’s 2018 Substitute Employee of the Year Award. This annual award was created in 2017 to recog...

Frederick County Public Schools is accepting nominations for the school system’s 2018 Support Employee of the Year Awards. The awards recognize outstanding members of FCPS...