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Kindergarten Registration for 2020-21
05/26/2020
All children who will be five years of age on or before September 30 must be register to begin kindergarten for the 2020-21 school year. To register, parents should contact the registrar at the school their child will attend.
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FCPS Focus - May 7, 2020
05/07/2020
The latest edition of Frederick County Public Schools’ E-newsletter FCPS Focus is now available.
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High Schools Finalize Plans for In-Person Graduation Experiences and Graduation Parades
05/05/2020
In addition to hosting virtual graduation ceremonies, James Wood, Millbrook and Sherando high schools will be hosting parades and in-person graduation experiences to recognize graduating seniors. The events will be held in controlled settings in which social distancing and other recommended safety actions are practiced.
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Returning FCPS Property for Students Transferring Out of FCPS
04/27/2020
Families transferring out of Frederick County who are still in possession of FCPS property such as Chromebooks, textbooks, library materials, athletic uniforms, etc. are asked to drop these items off at the Technical Triage Center.
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Graduation Ceremonies to Be Held Virtually Due to COVID-19 Pandemic
04/24/2020
Graduation ceremonies at James Wood, Millbrook and Sherando high schools will be held virtually this year. The three high schools are also looking at additional opportunities to recognize graduating seniors, including the possibility of having students receive their diplomas at their school during a controlled event at which social distancing and other recommended safety actions are practiced.
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State Superintendent Announces Launch of “VA TV Classroom” by VA Public TV Stations
04/16/2020
The Virginia Department of Education and several public television stations are partnering to broadcast teacher-led classroom instruction across the state. The instruction is aligned to the commonwealth's academic standards.
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Millbrook Teacher Makes Face Shields
04/16/2020
Millbrook High School Technology Education Teacher Matt Brame is utilizing some of the school division’s 3-D printers to make face shields to support Valley Health and Lord Fairfax Health District employees who are on the front lines in the battle with COVID-19. To date, more than 50 face shields have been created. Valley Health is providing funding to support the effort.
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Student Registration
04/07/2020
Student registration plans have been finalized for students who have moved to Frederick County and not yet enrolled in FCPS and for rising first-12th grade students who plan to enroll in FCPS for the 2020-21 school year.
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Verify Contact Information
03/30/2020
All families with students enrolled in FCPS are being asked to visit Parent/Student 360 to verify that their contact information is accurate. In addition, students are reminded to check their FCPS e-mail at least once each day so they don't miss any important information that may be sent to them by their school.
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Internet Access for Instruction
03/27/2020
FCPS is offering learning opportunities to all students, either through print or online resources. Families who do not have Internet access are being asked to contact each school in which they have a child enrolled to make them aware. Schools will be providing print materials to any students who need them in order to ensure all students receive the same educational opportunity. Additional details will be communicated as they become available.
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Bright Futures Frederick/Winchester Connections for Success
Donations for Bright Futures Needed
03/19/2020
Bright Futures Frederick-Winchester is seeking food and monetary donations in order to help students and families in need while schools are closed.
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