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 and follow the instructions to submit comments through Wednesday, December 5.
Calendar Committee members presented the draft to the Board of Education on November 14; the public may view Board of Education meeting discussions by topic online at www.fcps.org/tv. The Board is scheduled to take action on the calendar at its regular meeting Wednesday, December 12.
Calendar Committee members include FCPS parents, teachers, administrators, a student, a business representative and others. They based their recommendations on maximizing instructional time for students, legal requirements and feedback from representatives of the Parent Teacher Association (PTA) Council of Frederick County, Frederick Association of School Support Employees, Frederick County Administrative and Supervisory Association, the Frederick County Teachers Association and the public.