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High school students who attend a Frederick County public school will soon have a unique opportunity to earn a diploma and an associate degree simultaneously through a new partn...

Frederick County Public Schools’ Mike Franklin has been named one of seven finalists for the 2019-2020 Maryland Teacher of the Year.  This most recent accomplishment ...

Frederick County Public Schools announces that Daryl Boffman Sr. has accepted the new position of FCPS Executive Director of Public Affairs and will begin this month. A strong a...

The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) has released results of the newest state assessments and has reported statewide increases in English language arts scores with ...

Frederick County Public Schools announces openings for four parents, a fifth parent to serve as an alternate, and a teacher to serve on this year’s Calendar Committee to f...

Frederick County public schools are preparing to welcome nearly 43,000 students Tuesday, September 3.  Any parent or guardian with a child not yet enrolled should contac...

The Board of Education of Frederick County seeks representatives to serve on its newly forming Racial Equity Committee. The committee’s charge is to make recommendations t...

Frederick County Public Schools renewed its partnership with the Girl Scout Council of the Nation’s Capital (GSCNC) to promote anti-bullying and leadership programs. The G...

The Board of Education of Frederick County announces vacancies on its Family Life Advisory Committee. Representatives to serve two-year terms are needed from the Brunswick, C...

Frederick County Public Schools has promoted Dr. Jamie Aliveto to lead the newly formed System Administration and School Accountability Department (SASA), and Margaret...

Seven teachers from Frederick County Public Schools earned recognition at this year’s Maryland Agriculture Teachers Association (MATA) summer conference this month. From t...

Eleven of 24 local students competing at the 55th Annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference and Championships in Louisville, KY, placed in the top 10. From the ...

With students having completed the school year June 19, and the teachers’ year ending June 20, people often assume that schools are all on summer break. It may come as a s...

Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) recently renewed a partnership with Nymeo Federal Credit Union. For several years Nymeo has participated in educational programs such as F...

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...