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Warrior Pride Awards - 2nd Quarter 2021
02/26/2021
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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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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Sherando
Class of 2021 Graduation Date
08/12/2020
The revised 2020-21 school calendar adopted by the School Board on August 11 moved the first day of school for students to September 8 and rescheduled Sherando High School’s 2021 graduation ceremony for 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 17, 2021.
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Division News

School Board Meeting Reminder
School Board Meeting to Stream Live
02/26/2021
On Tuesday, March 2, the Frederick County School Board will meet at 6:00 p.m. (Closed Session) / 7:00 p.m. (Public Session) at the FCPS Administration Building. Those who want to attend the meeting must complete the Meeting Registration Form and will be required to wear a face covering throughout the meeting. The meeting will also be made accessible via a live video stream on the FCPS YouTube Channel. Citizen/staff comments will be provided to School Board members at the meeting. The deadline to submit comments is Tuesday, March 2 at 3:00 p.m. Comments will be read at the meeting in accordance with the Board’s citizen/staff comment procedures.
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Dr. Sovine
Expanded In-Person Learning
02/25/2021
Schools Superintendent David Sovine has issued a statement about expanding in-person learning.
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Virginia L.E.A.R.N.S. Virginia Department of Education
Virginia LEARNS Seeks Public Comment
02/22/2021
The Virginia LEARNS Workgroup is seeking public comment as it works to assess student needs and support schools this spring and summer as they offer or expand in-person instruction.Comments may be submitted through March 1.
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Dr. Angelo
Virginia LEARNS
02/09/2021
Frederick County Public Schools Assistant Superintendent for Instruction Jim Angelo has been appointed to serve as a member of the Virginia LEARNS workgroup. The workgroup, which has been formed by the Virginia Department of Education, will be assessing the needs of students and working to support school divisions across Virginia as they implement in-person instruction options for students.
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H.N. Funkhouser & Company Provides Schools with $10,500 in Grants
02/09/2021
For the 20th consecutive year, Handy Mart and H.N. Funkhouser & Company have partnered with the ExxonMobil Educational Alliance to provide each school with a $500 grant to support math and science programs.
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Preschool Registration
Preschool Registration
02/08/2021
Preliminary applications for the 2021-22 FCPS preschool program are being accepted through March 31 from the families of eligible students residing in the Apple Pie Ridge, Gainesboro, Indian Hollow, Jordan Springs, Redbud Run and Stonewall elementary school attendance zones.
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FOCUS
FCPS Focus - February 4, 2021
02/04/2021
The latest edition of Frederick County Public Schools’ E-newsletter FCPS Focus is now available.
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School Calendars Adopted
School Calendars for 2021-22 and 2022-23 Adopted
02/03/2021
The School Board has adopted school calendars for 2021-22 and 2022-23. The first day of the 2021-22 school year for students will be August 23.
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