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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...

Frederick County Public Schools has partnered with the Child Advocacy Center of Frederick County (CAC) through the school system’s Community Agency School Services (CASS) ...

UPDATE: Thursday, May 17, 2018 The startup Frederick competition scheduled for this evening has been rescheduled to Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 5:30 PM at Oakdale High School....

Urbana Middle School art teacher Timothy Snyder was named the Frederick County Public Schools 2018-2019 Teacher of the Year this morning during Superintendent Dr. Terry Alban&rs...

Rhonda Lambert, who teaches science at Monocacy Middle School, will receive the 2018 Charles E. Tressler Distinguished Teacher Award. Sponsored by Hood College, this award is pr...

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...

UPDATE WEDNESDAY, MAY 9, 2018:  THIS EVENT IS CANCELED. FCPS WILL CONTACT THOSE WHO PREREGISTERED REGARDING REFUNDS. Students in the Frederick County Public Schools&rsq...

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...