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March Is Youth Art Month

February 22, 2018

March brings the Frederick County Public Schools’ All-County Student Art Exhibit to the Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center. Open free to the public, the exhibit will ...

Frederick High School junior Paige Tolbard 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. Unt...

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

Moving up in MATHCOUNTS

February 13, 2018

More than 100 middle school students from 17 schools solved math challenges in last Saturday’s Frederick Chapter MATHCOUNTS competition at Gov. Thomas Johnson Middle Schoo...

Nominate a Great Substitute

February 13, 2018

Frederick County Public Schools is accepting nominations for the school system’s 2018 Substitute Employee of the Year Award. This annual award was created in 2017 to recog...

Frederick County Public Schools is accepting nominations for the school system’s 2018 Support Employee of the Year Awards. The awards recognize outstanding members of FCPS...

Frederick County Public Schools is accepting nominations for the 2018 Charles E. Tressler Distinguished Teacher Award. Named for a former Hood College faculty member who encoura...

The 25th annual countywide Frederick County Public Schools Technology Fair will take place on Monday, February 26 at the FCPS Career and Technology Center from 6-8 p.m. (snow da...

Frederick County Public Schools will host the 37th Annual Science and Engineering Fair (elementary and secondary) and the 5th Annual Elementary Social Studies Fair, both open fr...

Chat with the Superintendent

February 2, 2018

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...

All county schools that serve students in second through fourth grade—public and private—will have nomination packets on Wednesday, January 31 for the Frederick Coun...

Registration for Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) fall 2018 kindergarten and pre-kindergarten classes begins Monday, March 19 at local elementary schools. Kindergarten ...

Frederick County Public Schools’ Superintendent Dr. Theresa R. Alban is the 2018 recipient of the Tom Cookerly Exceptional School Superintendent Leadership Award. The Nati...

The Board of Education of Frederick County (BOE) seeks feedback at a public hearing Wednesday, February 7 on next year’s school system operating budget, fiscal year 2019.T...

The 2018 Frederick County Public Schools all-county high and middle school music festivals are fast approaching. “Please save the dates and encourage family, friends an...

Admission to all three Frederick County Public Schools charter schools takes place by lotteries underway at each school for the 2018-2019 school year. The FCPS charter schools a...

Academic Tournament teams from all 10 Frederick County public high schools are preparing for heated competition in matches underway Fridays at Frederick High.  All matches ...

Frederick County Public Schools will restrict out-of-district transfers at 26 schools in the 2018-19 school year, in accordance with FCPS regulation 400-78. Based on enrollme...

Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) recently signed a partnership agreement with The Original Playhouse (TOP). The partnership is sponsoring a program piloted at seven elemen...

How to Check for Bus Delays

January 3, 2018

Need to know if your child's school bus is delayed? FCPS posts information online for any buses reported to be running late by 10 minutes or more. You may use either o...

The Academy for the Fine Arts (AFA) at Frederick County Public Schools is accepting applications for the 2018-2019 school year. Open to students countywide in FCPS grades 10 to ...

Frederick County Public Schools invites the public to join students and staff in celebrating the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at a free special event T...

Middle school students are preparing to solve math challenges during the countywide MATHCOUNTS Open competition on Saturday, January 6, with some moving on to the MATHCOUNTS Reg...

More than 300 high school students will come together on Saturday, January 6 at Hood College for the 13th annual Model United Nations. The event, cosponsored by Frederick County...

The Maryland School Counselor Association recently named Frederick County Public Schools Coordinator of Counseling and Student Support Janet Shipman Maryland’s 2018 School...