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Cheer Tryouts
06/25/2019
Cheer Tryouts will be August 19, 20, 21 from 2:45 - 4:30 p.m. All athletes must have an approved VHSL Sports Physical on file dated after May 1, 2019, at the FCPS School Board Office prior to the first day of tryouts. No exceptions will be made.
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2019 Fall Sports Information
06/13/2019
There will be a parent meeting for students interested in fall sports on July 29 at 6 p.m. Get tryout and practice information for football, girls basketball and cross country.
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School Supplies
06/07/2019
The 2019-20 school supply list is available.
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Admiral Byrd Huskies Football
2019 Husky Football Camp
05/15/2019
Husky Football Camp is July 29-31 from 8:00 to 11:00 a.m. and is for grades 3-8. Learn more and register.
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Apple Pie Ridge Earns Virginia Board of Education’s Continuous Improvement Award
06/20/2019
Apple Pie Ridge Elementary School has earned the Virginia Board of Education’s Continuous Improvement Award. The award recognizes schools which are Accredited or Accredited with Conditions and meet at least one of the designated benchmarks for improved performance on accreditation-related school quality indicators.
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Darren Thomas and Mark Weisbrod
New Principals Named for Bass-Hoover Elementary School and Stonewall Elementary School
06/18/2019
Bass-Hoover and Stonewall elementary schools will have new principals in 2019-20. Stonewall Elementary School Principal Darren Thomas has been named the new principal at Bass-Hoover. Indian Hollow Elementary School Assistant Principal Mark Weisbrod has been named the new principal at Stonewall Elementary School. Both will assume their new roles on July 1.
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Student Scholarships Exceed $5.5 Million
06/12/2019
The members of the Class of 2019 have great things ahead of them. Combined, this year's James Wood, Millbrook and Sherando high school graduates earned nearly $5.6 million in scholarships. Congratulations!
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FCPS Focus Newsletter
FCPS Focus - June 10, 2019
06/10/2019
The latest edition of Frederick County Public Schools’ E-newsletter FCPS Focus is now available.
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Summer Hours
Summer Hours
06/10/2019
Frederick County Public Schools will be operating on a four-day work week through July 26. All schools and the school division’s administrative offices will be open to the public from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday and closed on Fridays.
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Megan Dodd
New Principal Named for Apple Pie Ridge Elementary School
06/07/2019
Megan Dodd has been named the new principal at Apple Pie Ridge Elementary School. She currently serves as the principal of the Early Learning Center at Funkstown in Washington County, Maryland, and will assume her role with FCPS on July 1.
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Isaiah Taylor and Bill Hall
Sherando Senior Receives William Andrew Mullins Courageous Achievement Award
05/28/2019
Congratulations to Sherando High School senior Isaiah Taylor who received the William Andrew Mullins Courageous Achievement Award at the 2019 Allstate Foundation/VHSL Achievement Awards Program on May 20. Isaiah has overcome many challenges, including being homeless, while playing football and earning his diploma at Sherando.
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New Inline Hockey Rink To Open This Summer
05/23/2019
Schools Superintendent David Sovine and Washington Capitals Director of Community Relations Peter Robinson have signed an agreement that will result in a new inline hockey rink being installed outside James Wood Middle School. The rink is expected to open this summer.
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