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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...

In statewide SkillsUSA competition this month, 24 Frederick County Public Schools’ Career and Technology Center (CTC) students earned first-place gold medals in 12 competi...

Frederick County Public Schools welcomes the public to the All-County High School Dance Festival on Wednesday, May 1, 7 p.m. at Governor Thomas Johnson High School. The festival...

Frederick County Public Schools announces the five teachers advancing as finalists for the 2019-2020 FCPS Teacher of the Year Award, the county’s most prestigious award fo...

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...

Frederick County Public Schools announces that the last day of this school year for students is Wednesday, June 19, assuming there are no further days schools need to close due ...

The Frederick County Public Schools’ Elementary Honors Chorus makes the Weinberg Center for the Arts the place to be on Wednesday, May 1, at 7 p.m. Tickets for this 33rd a...

Frederick County Public Schools invites the public to participate in the process of naming the new east-county area elementary school. The new school is slated for construction ...

Frederick County Public Schools’ students competed Saturday, March 30 in the Destination Imagination Maryland State Tournament at the University of Maryland, Baltimore Cou...

Frederick County Public Schools announces winners in the 38th annual Frederick County Science and Engineering Fair, one of only seven Intel International Science and Engineering...

Frederick County Public Schools is partnering for the second year with The Original Playhouse Children’s Museum in New Market to support Screen-Free Week, April 29-May 5. ...

For the second year in a row, the Battelle National Biodefense Institute will give $50,000 in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) challenge grants to Frederick Coun...

The Frederick County Public Schools’ All-County Elementary Honors Band & Orchestra makes Frederick High School the place to be on Wednesday, March 27th, at 7 p.m. Tick...

Frederick County Public Schools’ students competed Saturday, March 16 in the Western Region Destination Imagination Tournament in Williamsport, Maryland. Thirteen of the s...

In statewide writing competition, Frederick County Public Schools’ students brought home five of the eight first-place Young Authors Contest awards for grades 6-12. Oakdal...

Frederick County Public Schools received the 2018 Flu Fighter Award from LifeWork Strategies, a member of Adventist HealthCare.  “More than 1,500 employees got the...