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Frederick County Public Schools is providing multiple opportunities for families and the community to view this year’s virtual graduation ceremonies. The school system wil...

Registration for the Frederick County Public Schools’ fall 2020 kindergarten and applications for pre-kindergarten classes opened June 1, online for the first time. School...

While our Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) communities are separated because of COVID-19, our students, families and staff are witnessing and grappling with unspeakable vi...

Dear FCPS Community: I am saddened for our nation as we continue to suffer from the pain and division caused by social injustice. The merciless killing of George Floyd while ...

The Board of Education of Frederick County has extended the deadline to apply to fill vacancies on its Ethics Panel to Monday, June 22, 2020. The Ethics Panel has two opening...

Frederick County Public Schools announces the winners of the Seniors, What Do You Meme? contest.  In this Twitter initiative, designed to engage the Class of 2020, FCPS ...

Frederick County Public Schools announces that the last day of this school year for students and teachers is Wednesday, June 17. FCPS has closed 10 days due to the COVID-19 p...

Frederick County Public Schools announces several principal and assistant principal appointments, effective July 1. Personnel appointments remain subject to change based on the ...

Private schools in Frederick County that serve student in grades kindergarten through 12 may be eligible to participate in the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (...

“The Class of 2020 is among the groups of heroes deserving celebration for sacrifices made during the COVID-19 pandemic,” says Frederick County Public Schools Superi...

The Board of Education of Frederick County has extended the deadline for applications for a Frederick County Public Schools retiree to fill the vacancy announced last month on i...

Frederick County Public Schools announces the names of the six winners in the 2020 Support Employees of the Year program for outstanding achievement in their categories.  ...

For excellence in its Project Lead the Way biomedical sciences program, the Frederick County Public Schools Career and Technology Center (CTC) is one of 143 high schools honored...

The U.S. News and World Report has released its 2020 ranking of America’s high schools, with Urbana High placing in Maryland’s top 10. In addition, of the 212 Maryla...

In accordance with State Superintendent Dr. Karen B. Salmon's directive today, all Maryland public schools including Frederick County public schools will remain closed for t...

UPDATE May 15, 2020: Service is added at Linganore High and Urbana High, bringing the total to 29 schools offering outdoor Wi-Fi. Frederick County Public Schools is offering ...

Starting Monday, May 11, Frederick County Public Schools will add meals-to-go service at the Centerville Elementary parking lot, 3601 Carriage Hill Drive, Frederick, MD, and dis...

The Frederick County Public Schools meals-to-go service does not require anyone to fill out a Free and Reduced-Price Meals (FARM) benefits application. However, qualifying for t...

Walkersville Elementary School multi-grade kindergarten-first grade teacher Jill McWilliams was named the Frederick County Public Schools 2020-2021 Teacher of the Year this morn...

Frederick County Public Schools’ first-grade teacher Courtney Waters at Kemptown Elementary School will receive the 2020 Charles E. Tressler Distinguished Teacher Award. S...

On Friday, May 1, at 20:20 (8:20 p.m.), each public high school stadium in Frederick County will feature a special message to recognize the graduating class of 2020 and student-...

Due to the extraordinary circumstances causing school closures, local high schools are not able to hold their FFA and related plant sales this year. Instead, agriculture program...

In accordance with State Superintendent Dr. Karen B. Salmon's directive today, Friday, April 17, 2020, all Maryland public schools including Frederick County public schools ...

The newest Frederick County Public Schools’ partner, A Mother’s Rest, is a respite care provider committed to the proactive healthcare of special needs parents and c...

Frederick County Public Schools held its district-level National History Day competition digitally this year. The theme was Breaking Barriers in History. The competition’s...