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FCPS Focus - November 20, 2017
11/20/2017
The latest edition of Frederick County Public Schools’ E-newsletter FCPS Focus is now available.
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Peggy Clark
Peggy Clark Resigns from Frederick County School Board
11/20/2017
Frederick County School Board Member Peggy Clark resigned from the School Board effective November 20. Mrs. Clark, who was first elected in November 2009, is moving out of the Redbud District and is no longer eligible to serve as that district’s representative on the School Board.
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School Board Establishes FY 2019 Budget Development Calendar
11/17/2017
The School Board has established its FY19 Budget Development Calendar. Superintendent David Sovine is scheduled to present his proposed budget to the School Board at the Board's meeting at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 6, 2018.
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School Board Adopts 2018-20 Comprehensive Plan and Budget Priorities
11/16/2017
The School Board adopted its revised Comprehensive Plan and Budget Priorities. These priorities will help guide the School Board as the FY19 budget is developed in the coming months.
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CIP Priorities: 1. Aylor Replacement 2. New High School 3. Armel Addition/Renovation
School Board Adopts 2019-23 Capital Improvements Plan
11/15/2017
The School Board has adopted its Capital Improvements Plan for 2019-2023. The top three priorities are a Robert E. Aylor Middle School replacement, a fourth high school and an addition/renovation at Armel Elementary School.
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Go Green Virginia
FCPS Certified as Platinum Level Green School Division
11/15/2017
The Virginia School Boards Association has recognized Frederick County Public Schools as a 2017 Platinum Level Certified Green School Division. Just 14 school divisions from across Virginia earned the platinum level distinction this year.
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Stantec Architecture Receives Gold Design Award for Frederick County Middle School
11/13/2017
As part of the Virginia School Boards Association’s Exhibition of School Architecture, Stantec Architecture has been awarded the Gold Design Award for its design of Frederick County Middle School. The four winning projects were selected from 16 entries in the areas of new construction, renovation and adaptive use of existing space.
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CHESPRA 2017 Communications Award Winner
CHESPRA Presents FCPS with Five Communication Awards
11/09/2017
The Chesapeake Chapter of the National School Public Relations Association (CHESPRA) has presented Frederick County Public Schools with five awards as part of its annual school communications contest.
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2017-18 Fast Facts
11/03/2017
Frederick County Public Schools 2017-18 Fast Facts is now available. The document highlights information on a variety topics including school accreditation, enrollment, student achievement and the FY18 budget.
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Virginia Department of Education
Accreditation Status Determined for Gainesboro Elementary School and Frederick County Middle School
10/26/2017
The Virginia Board of Education has determined the 2017-18 accreditation status for Gainesboro Elementary School and Frederick County Middle School to be Partially Accredited: Reconstituted School. The accreditation status was assigned after it was determined that both schools are making adequate progress toward meeting state standards for full accreditation.
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2016-17 Annual Report
10/16/2017
The 2016-17 Frederick County Public Schools Annual Report is now available. The document details the School Board's work over the past year as well as student/staff success stories.
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Thank You to Our FCPS 101 Sponsors
10/10/2017
Thanks to First Bank and Virginia Property Group, Inc. for serving as the sponsors of the FCPS 101 Community Engagement Program.
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FCPS Receives School Security Grant
10/06/2017
Governor McAuliffe today awarded $6 million in School Security Equipment Grants to 104 school divisions across the state. FCPS was awarded nearly $72,000 which will be used to enhance secure entrances at a number of schools as well as provide additional security cameras and other safety measures.
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Redbud Run Elementary School Accreditation Status Determined
10/04/2017
The Virginia Board of Education has determined the 2017-18 accreditation status for Redbud Run Elementary School to be Partially Accredited: Reconstituted School. The accreditation status was assigned after it was determined that the school is making adequate progress toward meeting state standards for full accreditation.
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FCPS Enters into Resolution Agreement Regarding Softball Facilities at Sherando
10/02/2017
FCPS has voluntarily entered into a Resolution Agreement with the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights (OCR) and plans to take steps to provide practice and competitive fields for the junior varsity and varsity softball teams that are equivalent to the field it provides for Sherando’s junior varsity and varsity baseball teams.
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Frederick County Public Schools’ On-Time Graduation Rate at Nearly 95 Percent
09/27/2017
For the seventh consecutive year, Frederick County Public Schools’ on-time graduation rate has climbed. The on-time graduation rate for members of Frederick County Public Schools’ Class of 2017 was 94.8 percent. The statewide rate was 91.1 percent. In addition, the dropout rate for the FCPS Class of 2017 declined to 2.3 percent compared to the 5.8 percent dropout rate reported for the state.
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SAT Scores Achieved by FCPS Students Exceed the State and National Mean Scores
09/26/2017
The overall mean score of FCPS students who took the revised SAT in 2016-17 exceeded both the state and national all-schools mean scores. Frederick County’s mean score of 1119 exceeded the state mean score by 17 points and the national mean score by 59 points.
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School Bus Drivers Needed
06/30/2017
Frederick County Public Schools is accepting applications from individuals interested in becoming a school bus driver. No experience is necessary.
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