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2019-2020 Dowell J. Howard CTE Course Application
11/29/2018
Students interested in applying for Career and Technical Education classes at Dowell J. Howard must complete the CTE online application by February 28, 2019.
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08/30/2018
Sherando Yearbooks are now on sale! Prices will go up so order early.
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Division News

Mass Model - Robert E. Aylor Middle School Replacement Preliminary Schematic Design March 19, 2019
Aylor Replacement Update and Preliminary Schematic Design
03/21/2019
The School Board recently reviewed the preliminary schematic design for the replacement Robert E. Aylor Middle School and received an update on the project. The new school will welcome students for the start of the 2021-22 school year.
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FCPS Employer Appreciation and Work-Based Learning Showcase
03/19/2019
Business leaders interested in learning more about partnering with FCPS to offer students work-based learning experiences are invited to attend the FCPS Employer Appreciation and Work-Based Learning Showcase on Wednesday, April 10 from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. at The George Washington Hotel.
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Transportation Forms for 2019-20 School Year
03/15/2019
Be on the lookout for the 2019-20 Transportation Forms coming home with your student(s). Please complete and return to the school no later than April 12. Transportation forms are also available on our website.
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Digital Citizenship: Digital Footprints and Online Identity
03/13/2019
FCPS is helping students become good digital citizens by providing monthly tips on media and technology. This month's tip focuses on digital footprints and online identity.
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Instructional Technology Staff Earn Certified Educational Technology Leader Designation
03/12/2019
Supervisor of Instructional Technology Coaches Rod Carnill and Instructional Technology Coaches Jenn Rowan and Scott Lewis have earned the Certified Educational Technology Leader (CETL) designation from the Consortium of School Networking. The designation signifies they have mastered the knowledge and skills needed to bring 21st century technology to K-12 school systems.
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FCPS Focus
FCPS Focus - March 7, 2019
03/07/2019
The latest edition of Frederick County Public Schools’ E-newsletter FCPS Focus is now available.
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Jordan Springs Wolves
Jordan Springs Elementary School Mascot and Colors
03/06/2019
Based upon a vote by students and staff at Redbud Run and Stonewall elementary schools, the Jordan Springs Elementary School mascot will be wolves and the school colors will be navy blue and light teal. Jordan Springs Elementary School, which is being built in Snowden Bridge, is scheduled to welcome students for the start of the 2020-21 school year.
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Winchester VFW Presents Award to FCPS
02/22/2019
VFW Winchester Post 2123 has recognized Frederick County Public Schools with a Friend of Our Post Award. The award was presented in recognition of the school division's support of the VFW's Patriot's Pen and Voice of Democracy Youth and Education Programs.
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