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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...

Juniors from all 10 public high schools in Frederick County attended the Frederick County Public Schools’ Youth Apprenticeship Summit earlier this month. The purpose of th...

Frederick County Public Schools will restrict out-of-district transfers at 26 schools in the 2019-2020 school year, in accordance with FCPS regulation 400-78. Based on enroll...

This morning, Governor Larry Hogan, Maryland State Superintendent of Schools Dr. Karen Salmon, and other officials recognized Urbana High School in Frederick County (UHS) as one...

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

Students in Frederick County public schools benefit each year from generous citizen donations through the Community Foundation of Frederick County. The grant application process...

Frederick County Public Schools will offer a new Academy of Health Professions Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Program for students entering grades 10-12 next school year. C...

The Academy for the Fine Arts (AFA) at Frederick County Public Schools is accepting applications for the 2019-2020 school year. Open to students countywide in FCPS grades 10 to ...

This morning marked the swearing-in of four recently elected Board of Education members, following a moment of silence to honor the late former President George H.W. Bush on the...

Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) is improving procedures to better serve students whose families seek to enroll them in a school that is out of the attendance area where t...

Frederick County Public Schools received new Maryland School Report Cards today and posted a link to them online at www.fcps.org/performance. “In Frederick County, we w...

Frederick County Public Schools announces the 2018 Veteran in Education Service Award winner, Urbana High School social studies teacher Fritz Baclawski. In its second year, the ...

FCPS has posted a draft 2019-2020 academic calendar online for public review and comment. FCPS encourages the community to review calendar information at www.fcps.org/calendar a...

Frederick County Public Schools’ Literacy Specialist Jill Barnes might feel like the heroine stepping from the pages of a book her students will read. She learned today th...