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Frederick County Public Schools announces winners in the 39th annual Frederick County Science and Engineering Fair, one of only six Regeneron International Science and Engineeri...

During this unprecedented health crisis, the values and mission of Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) remain focused on the wellbeing of our students, their families, our te...

April 7, 2020 UPDATE Although students are on spring break from Thursday, April 9-Monday, April 13, Frederick County Public Schools will continue to provide meals-to-go ...

 Frederick County Public Schools’ (FCPS) Student Services Director Dana Falls signed a memorandum of understanding this month with Brook Lane Behavioral Health Servic...

Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) is following State Superintendent Dr. Karen B. Salmon's directive to close all Maryland schools Monday, March 16 through Friday, March...

Frederick County Public Schools has canceled all overnight out-of-state travel for field trips and extra-curricular activities as well as for staff work-related travel until fur...

UPDATE: Deadline extended to Thursday, April 2, 2020 Frederick County Public Schools is accepting nominations for the 2020 Substitute of the Year Award. This annual award rec...

Walkersville High School students won this year’s countywide Academic Tournament, achieving their sixth win in the tournament’s history. Their first was in 1997, and...

Frederick County Public Schools has released the video featuring winners of the Black History Month Writing Contest.   The video is the culmination of a systemwide Black...

Frederick County Public Schools has launched a new program called Vision 2020 to air on FCPS TV, educating the community about new programs, initiatives and tools as part of the...

Students Elect Martinez to BOE

February 21, 2020

Brunswick High School junior Mia Martinez 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. Unti...

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

Registration for Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) fall 2020 kindergarten and pre-kindergarten classes begins Monday, March 16 at local elementary schools. Kindergarten ...

March Is Youth Art Month

February 18, 2020

The Frederick County Public Schools’ All-County Student Art Exhibit will open at the Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center on Friday, March 6. Free to the public, the st...

On March 11, staff from the Frederick County Public Schools’ Special Education Department will ask the Board of Education to support World Down Syndrome Day on Saturday, M...

Frederick County Public Schools reminds the community of four important meetings regarding the future of Sabillasville Elementary School. On Thursday, February 20, Board of E...

On the evening of Friday, February 7, during a men’s basketball game between Governor Thomas Johnson (GTJHS) and Frederick High Schools (FHS), the Nazi flag used in a Worl...

UPDATE: Deadline extended to Thursday, April 2, 2020   Frederick County Public Schools is accepting nominations for the school system’s 2020 Support Employee of...

Frederick County Public Schools is accepting nominations for the 2020 Charles E. Tressler Distinguished Teacher Award. Named for a former Hood College faculty member who encoura...

The Maryland State Department of Education released a video this week featuring Frederick County Public Schools’ participation in the Youth Apprenticeship Maryland program...

The Frederick County Public Schools Public Affairs Department is sponsoring a systemwide Black History Month Writing Contest, encouraging students to write and submit entries ab...

This morning, Frederick County Public Schools’ Superintendent Dr. Terry Alban surprised Tuscarora High School Literacy Specialist Lydia Kowalski with the news that Kowalsk...

Frederick County Public Schools will host the 39th Annual Science and Engineering Fair (elementary and secondary) and the 7th Annual Elementary Social Studies Fair, both open fr...

The Board of Education of Frederick County (BOE) seeks feedback at a public hearing Wednesday, February 5 on next year’s school system operating budget, fiscal year 2021. ...

Chat with the Superintendent

January 28, 2020

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...