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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...

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

Brunswick Middle students achieved first place among the 91 middle schools competing statewide in this year’s Stock Market Game™ (SMG) year-long competition. Startin...

Four public high schools in Frederick County made the 2018 U.S. News and World Report ranking of America’s best. Urbana High achieved the report’s highest gold medal...

Frederick County Public Schools has earned a Healthiest Maryland Businesses’ 2018 Wellness at Work gold award for the school system’s outstanding employee wellness i...

Frederick County Public Schools received the news that Catoctin High School is named a National School of Character. The nonprofit Character.org evaluates character initiatives ...

Frederick County Public Schools’ senior Jacqueline Liu earned third place worldwide in the biochemistry category at the International Science and Engineering Fair in Pitts...

Students from Catoctin High School won this year’s countywide Envirothon competition, with 13 teams participating from eight high schools. The Catoctin High School “...

The Frederick County Public Schools’ Department of Special Education and Psychological Services hosted a celebration on May 14, honoring employees and others with outstand...

Frederick County Public Schools has announced that the last day of this school year for students is Friday, June 15. Schools will dismiss students two hours early on that day fo...

When 13 Frederick County Public Schools’ student teams competed in the Destination Imagination state tournament at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, two teams ...

Frederick County Public Schools announces the promotion of David Franceschina to Frederick High School principal from Urbana High School assistant principal, upon the retirement...

Frederick County Public Schools has once again earned recognition for outstanding financial reporting. The Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) has awar...