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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...

Frederick County Public Schools is accepting nominations for the 2019 Substitute of the Year Award. This annual award recognizes outstanding FCPS substitute teachers, long-term ...

Nominate a Support Employee

February 12, 2019

Frederick County Public Schools is accepting nominations for the school system’s 2019 Support Employee of the Year Awards. The awards recognize outstanding members of FCPS...

The Classmates4Life Foundation invites students at all levels—elementary, middle and high schools—to enter a video and poster contest called Classmates4Life to curb ...

The Daily Record has selected Frederick County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Terry Alban to receive the 2019 Influential Marylander award. Dr. Alban has received numerous ho...

Frederick County Public Schools is accepting nominations for the 2019 Charles E. Tressler Distinguished Teacher Award. Named for a former Hood College faculty member who encoura...

The Board of Education of Frederick County (BOE) seeks feedback at a public hearing Wednesday, February 6 on next year’s school system operating budget, fiscal year 2020. ...

Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) announces a change in the location of tonight’s public meeting for the Linganore, Oakdale and Urbana High School feeder areas to lea...

The Maryland Department of Transportation's Highway Safety Office is recognizing Frederick County Public Schools’ Career and Technology Center (CTC) students for excel...

Frederick County Public Schools is asking parents to complete a perceptual survey about their children’s schools. “Helping students work to their potential is a c...

Registration for Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) fall 2019 kindergarten and pre-kindergarten classes begins Monday, March 18 at local elementary schools. Schools strongly...

The Frederick County Public Schools Academy for the Fine Arts (AFA) seeks spring and summer internship opportunities for senior students in their third and final year of studies...

Frederick County Public Schools has begun a feasibility study to determine the best way to modernize and possibly expand Brunswick High School. The study’s purpose is to i...

This morning Dr. Lois Jarman took the oath of office for the Board of Education of Frederick County. Clerk of the Court Sandra K. Dalton administered the oath in the Board Room ...

High School Concert Saturday, January 26 Middle School Concert Saturday, February 2   The 2019 Frederick County Public Schools all-county high and middle school music ...

All schools in Frederick County that serve students in second through fourth grade—public and private—will have nomination packets on Friday, January 25 for the Fred...

Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) invites the public in the Linganore, Oakdale and Urbana High School feeder areas to attend one of two meetings this month about the school...

Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) continues to achieve impressive results on Advanced Placement (AP) scores. According to the College Board’s AP 2018 report, FCPS hig...

Frederick County Public Schools’ Superintendent Dr. Terry Alban shares her operating budget priorities for the 2019-2020 school year (FY 2020) using a video format this ye...

Originally published January 2, 2019 Frederick County Public Schools invites the public to join students and staff in celebrating the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin L...

Frederick County Public Schools will host the 38th Annual Science and Engineering Fair (elementary and secondary) and the 6th Annual Elementary Social Studies Fair, both open fr...

Middle school students taking Technology Education classes are honing skills they will showcase at the Frederick County Public Schools’ 26th Annual Technology Fair on Mond...

Middle school students are preparing to solve math challenges during the countywide MATHCOUNTS Open competition on Saturday, January 5, with some moving on to the MATHCOUNTS Reg...

Frederick County Public Schools has begun a feasibility study to determine the best way to modernize and expand Liberty Elementary School. The study’s purpose is to identi...