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Frederick County Public Schools announces additional personnel changes, most of which take effect July 1 for the 2019-2020 school year.  Oakdale High School’s new ...

Each year generous Frederick County businesses and citizens help students start school with the necessary supplies that some families cannot provide. This year is no exception. ...

Frederick County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Theresa Alban announced the names of the 2019 School-Based and Central Office Support Employees of the Year at last night&rsqu...

Frederick County Public Schools announces principal and assistant principal appointments, effective July 1. Personnel appointments remain subject to change based on the evolving...

The Board of Education voted last night to name the new east-county area school Blue Heron Elementary. The school is slated for construction in the Lake Linganore Hamptons West ...

The Board of Education is preparing for the official opening of the newly created Office of the Ombuds, which they approved last November. The Office of the Ombuds will provide ...

Frederick County Public Schools is a state leader in preparing reading teachers to deliver structured literacy intervention to struggling readers in every school. In the rigorou...

Frederick County Public Schools is partnering with the Children of Incarcerated Parents Program (COIPP) to provide support for students and for staff responding to students whos...

The Frederick County Public Schools’ Career and Technology Center (CTC) and the Frederick County Students Construction Trades Foundation, Inc. (FCSCTF) are excited to anno...

Frederick County Public Schools graduated 2,960 students in the class of 2019. Numbers of students receiving diplomas from each high school in the county are as follows: &nb...

At yesterday's Board of Education meeting, the Battelle National Biodefense Institute and Frederick County Public Schools awarded $50,000 in science, technology, engine...

Weeks ahead of the end of the current school year, the Frederick County Teachers Association (FCTA) and the Board of Education have reached a tentative agreement on a new contra...

The Frederick County Public Schools’ Department of Special Education and Psychological Services hosted a celebration on May 13, honoring employees and others with outstand...

Frederick County Public Schools announces the names of the eight support employees recognized in the 2019 Support Employees of the Year program for outstanding achievement in th...

Frederick County Public Schools’ Human Resources Director Tim Thornburg is proud to announce that the third annual FCPS Substitute Teacher of the Year award goes to Mary S...

Frederick County Public Schools’ Superintendent Dr. Theresa R. Alban is profiled in a national campaign to recognize outstanding public school district leadership that res...

Frederick County Public Schools invites the public to participate in the second survey, by Thursday, May 16, to name the new east-county area elementary school. In the first par...

Summer Food Service

May 6, 2019

The FCPS Food & Nutrition Services Department is participating in a Summer Food Service Program to provide meals to all children ages 18 and younger without charge at the fo...

Frederick County Public Schools Counseling and Student Support Coordinator Janet Shipman is proud to announce that the Frederick County Association for Counseling and Developmen...

Frederick County Public Schools’ Allyson Golightly, who teaches first grade at Butterfly Ridge Elementary School, will receive the 2019 Charles E. Tressler Distinguished T...

Catoctin High School physical education teacher Mike Franklin was named the Frederick County Public Schools 2019-2020 Teacher of the Year this morning during Superintendent Dr. ...

Career Signing Day is coming soon for Frederick County Public Schools’ Career and Technology Center (CTC) seniors and students completing Youth Apprenticeships! Athletes a...

Student finalists from every public high school in Frederick County will test their business acumen in the fourth year of a local competition called Startup Frederick, modeled o...

Frederick County Public Schools has earned a Healthiest Maryland Businesses’ 2019 Wellness at Work gold award for the school system’s outstanding employee wellness i...

A team of students from Frederick County Public Schools has qualified to advance to the FIRST Robotics World Championship in Detroit next week, April 24-28. The Frederick High S...