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Walkersville Elementary School multi-grade kindergarten-first grade teacher Jill McWilliams was named the Frederick County Public Schools 2020-2021 Teacher of the Year this morn...

Frederick County Public Schools’ first-grade teacher Courtney Waters at Kemptown Elementary School will receive the 2020 Charles E. Tressler Distinguished Teacher Award. S...

On Friday, May 1, at 20:20 (8:20 p.m.), each public high school stadium in Frederick County will feature a special message to recognize the graduating class of 2020 and student-...

Due to the extraordinary circumstances causing school closures, local high schools are not able to hold their FFA and related plant sales this year. Instead, agriculture program...

In accordance with State Superintendent Dr. Karen B. Salmon's directive today, Friday, April 17, 2020, all Maryland public schools including Frederick County public schools ...

The newest Frederick County Public Schools’ partner, A Mother’s Rest, is a respite care provider committed to the proactive healthcare of special needs parents and c...

Frederick County Public Schools held its district-level National History Day competition digitally this year. The theme was Breaking Barriers in History. The competition’s...

April 16, 2020 UPDATE Starting Monday, April 20, all 22 meal sites will serve breakfast, lunch, and supper meals for the week on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 11 a.m....

The Board of Education of Frederick County announces a vacancy on its Other Post-Employment Benefits (OPEB) Trust Fund Investment Committee. The Investment Committee has an o...

Para ver esta información en español, utilice la función "Google Translate" en la parte inferior de esta página. Frederick County P...

Frederick County Public Schools announces the five teachers advancing as finalists for the 2020-2021 FCPS Teacher of the Year Award, the county’s most prestigious award fo...

Frederick County Public Schools announces winners in the 39th annual Frederick County Science and Engineering Fair, one of only six Regeneron International Science and Engineeri...

During this unprecedented health crisis, the values and mission of Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) remain focused on the wellbeing of our students, their families, our te...

 Frederick County Public Schools’ (FCPS) Student Services Director Dana Falls signed a memorandum of understanding this month with Brook Lane Behavioral Health Servic...

Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) is following State Superintendent Dr. Karen B. Salmon's directive to close all Maryland schools Monday, March 16 through Friday, March...

Frederick County Public Schools has canceled all overnight out-of-state travel for field trips and extra-curricular activities as well as for staff work-related travel until fur...

UPDATE: Deadline extended to Thursday, April 2, 2020 Frederick County Public Schools is accepting nominations for the 2020 Substitute of the Year Award. This annual award rec...

Walkersville High School students won this year’s countywide Academic Tournament, achieving their sixth win in the tournament’s history. Their first was in 1997, and...

Frederick County Public Schools has released the video featuring winners of the Black History Month Writing Contest.   The video is the culmination of a systemwide Black...

Frederick County Public Schools has launched a new program called Vision 2020 to air on FCPS TV, educating the community about new programs, initiatives and tools as part of the...

Students Elect Martinez to BOE

February 21, 2020

Brunswick High School junior Mia Martinez will be a senior by the time she begins her term as the next student member to the Board of Education of Frederick County, July 1. Unti...

Three teachers at Frederick County Public Schools recently brought the number of FCPS educators who have achieved rigorous certification requirements established by the National...

Registration for Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) fall 2020 kindergarten and pre-kindergarten classes begins Monday, March 16 at local elementary schools. Kindergarten ...

March Is Youth Art Month

February 18, 2020

The Frederick County Public Schools’ All-County Student Art Exhibit will open at the Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center on Friday, March 6. Free to the public, the st...

On March 11, staff from the Frederick County Public Schools’ Special Education Department will ask the Board of Education to support World Down Syndrome Day on Saturday, M...