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PSAT Cancelled
01/25/2021
The PSAT scheduled for Tuesday, January 26, 2021, has been cancelled. All registered students will receive a refund of paid test fees. At this time, the College Board does not have a makeup date available.
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Senior Portraits
01/21/2021
Senior portraits are being scheduled for February 9 and 10.
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Graduation Cap
2021 Senior Information
01/11/2021
Herff Jones has opened the online store for ordering caps & gowns, graduation announcements and other graduation items.
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CTE
2021-2022 Dowell J. Howard CTE Course Application
01/06/2021
Students must complete the 2021-2022 CTE online application to be considered for acceptance in Career and Technical Education courses at Dowell J. Howard Center.
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Inclement Weather
Inclement Weather Information
12/14/2020
Get schedule information in the case of inclement weather.
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Warrior Pride Awards Q1
Warrior Pride Awards
12/04/2020
Teachers and staff nominated students who best exemplify the FCPS Core Character Traits of Caring, Citizenship, Empathy, Integrity, Honesty, Responsibility, Respect. Click here to watch the virtual ceremony.
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PSAT Registration
Special Winter PSAT for Juniors
11/24/2020
Registration for the PSAT will be December 2-16. This is a special winter PSAT open only to current Juniors. The PSAT will take place the morning of January 26 at Lord Fairfax Community College.
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Order Your Yearbook
Order Your Yearbook
09/10/2020
Order your 2020-21 yearbook today at jostensyearbooks.com. You can order online or by phone at 1-877-767-5217.
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Middle School Rezoning Plan Approved
01/20/2021
The Frederick County School Board has adopted a Middle School Rezoning Plan that will take effect at the beginning of the 2021-22 school year.
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2021-22 Kindergarten Registration
01/18/2021
Parents with a student already enrolled in Frederick County Public Schools are to register their rising kindergarten student between February 8 and 26. Parents who have no children currently enrolled in FCPS should register their child for kindergarten from March 1-31.
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2021 General Assembly Session
01/12/2021
FCPS has developed a General Assembly Web page to help citizens follow the 2021 General Assembly session and bills that could impact public schools. The page also includes contact information for Frederick County's state legislators.
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2021 Best Schools Niche
2021 Niche List of Best Schools in Virginia
01/07/2021
Frederick County Public Schools ranks in the top-third of school districts on the 2021 Niche list of Best School Districts in Virginia.
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Frederick County Public Schools
FCPS Announces Plan for Athletics to Begin March 1
01/05/2021
The FCPS Return to Activities Plan will enable high school students to compete in revised fall, winter and spring sports seasons beginning March 1.
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Second Semester Learning Models
01/05/2021
When the second semester of the 2020-21 school year begins on February 1, FCPS will continue providing both the hybrid and all distance learning models. Parents who would like to explore the possibility changing their student's learning model should contact their child’s school principal.
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2022-26 CIP Adopted
12/17/2020
The School Board has adopted its 2022-2026 Capital Improvements Plan. Projects at Indian Hollow and Armel elementary schools and James Wood High School are the top three priorities.
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Calendar
2020-21 Revised School Calendar
12/15/2020
The School Board has adopted a revised 2020-21 School Calendar that includes a number of adjustments students, families and staff need to note.
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