About the District News

Paying It Forward

December 20, 2017

 The Frederick County Public Schools’ Food and Nutrition Services Office received an unusual inquiry last week. On Monday, December 11, a woman called to ask about do...

Frederick County Public Schools Coordinator of Counseling and Student Support Janet Shipman is proud to announce that the Maryland School Counselor Association has once again na...

The Board of Education of Frederick County has approved the 2018-2019 academic calendar for Frederick County Public Schools. The Board received more than 300 comments in respons...

Frederick County Public Schools invites students at all levels—elementary, middle and high schools—to participate in the 2nd annual Classmates4Life Drug Awareness vi...

BOE Elects Officers

December 6, 2017

Today the Board of Education of Frederick County held a meeting to elect officers for the coming year. Brad W. Young was re-elected BOE president, and April Fleming Miller was e...

This afternoon, Maryland State Superintendent of Schools Dr. Karen Salmon recognized Urbana Elementary in Frederick County (UES) as one of only six 2017-2018 Maryland Blue Ribbo...

Frederick County Public Schools has begun a feasibility study to determine the best way to modernize and expand Waverley Elementary School. The study’s purpose is to ident...

Frederick County Public Schools’ Advanced Academics Specialist Christine Borman-Bozick and the Monocacy Middle Criminal Justice Club will join Frederick City Police Office...

FCPS has posted a draft 2018-2019 academic calendar online for public review and comment. FCPS encourages the community to review calendar information at www.fcps.org/calendar a...

Communities nationwide are celebrating American Education Week, November 13-17, 2017.  Frederick County is no exception.  Next week, FCPS will join school systems a...

Students in Frederick County public schools benefit each year from the community’s generous financial donations through the Community Foundation of Frederick County. Grant...

The Board of Education of Frederick County unanimously approved a data-security policy last July to establish a data-governance framework for the school system’s technolog...

Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) continues to achieve impressive results on Advanced Placement (AP) scores. According to the College Board’s AP 2017 report, FCPS hig...

Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) recently signed a partnership agreement with College Readiness Mission–The Gulati Program (CRM).  The program is designed to he...

In honor of Apprenticeship Month, Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) will host a recognition ceremony for Frederick County business partners who have made the Maryland ...

Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) invites parents of elementary and middle school students to parent-teacher conferences in November. Friday, November 17, elementary sch...

Frederick County Public Schools’ student scores outpace Maryland and the nation on 2017 SAT and ACT exams. Results on the SAT for the class of 2017 set a new baseline in b...

Frederick County Public Schools’ Career and Technology Center (CTC) students in Phil Arnold’s Computer-Aided Design (CAD)-Architecture program were invited to pr...

High school sophomores and juniors who attend Frederick County Public Schools may apply to serve as the 2018-19 Student Member of the Board of Education.  The nomination de...

Nymeo, one of Frederick County Public Schools’ business partners, presented a check to Superintendent Terry Alban to cover school supplies for students whose families cann...

Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) shared the news earlier this week that our Career and Technology Center (CTC) students’ Lemelson-MIT InvenTeam is one of 15 selected...

Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) is home to the Maryland Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (MAHPERD) 2017 Maryland PE Teacher of the Year: Jo...

Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) has just learned that our Career and Technology Center (CTC) Lemelson-MIT InvenTeam won one of 15 grants offered to high school teams nati...

Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) invites parents of eighth grade students to this year’s Life after Middle School: Planning for the Future event, Wednesday, Nov...

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...