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Middle School Rezoning Update
01/16/2019
During its meeting on February 5, the School Board is expected to take action on the Middle School Rezoning Committee's recommended rezoning plan. The rezoning will impact Frederick County and James Wood middle schools at the beginning of the 2019-20 school year.
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Digital Citizenship: Media Health and Well-being
01/16/2019
FCPS is helping students become good digital citizens by providing monthly tips on media and technology. This month's tip is focused on media balance and well-being. Learn how you can help your student at home.
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FCPS Focus
FCPS Focus - January 10, 2019
01/10/2019
The latest edition of Frederick County Public Schools’ E-newsletter FCPS Focus is now available.
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Frederick County Board of Supervisors Approves Funding for School Security Updates
01/10/2019
The Frederick County Board of Supervisors has approved the School Board’s request for approximately $1.3 million to fund Phase II Safety and Security Construction Upgrades to a number of school facilities.
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FCPS Launches 2019 General Assembly Web Page
01/07/2019
FCPS has developed a special Web page to help citizens follow the 2019 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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Bridget Bailey and Michael Wolfe
Two FCPS Teachers Earn National Board Certification
01/03/2019
Fourth Grade Teacher Bridget Bailey and PE Teacher Michael Wolfe recently earned the designation of National Board Certified Teacher.
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Site Selected for Replacement Robert E. Aylor Middle School
01/02/2019
On January 2, the School Board authorized the purchase of approximately 57 acres at 471 White Oak Road in Stephens City on which the replacement Robert E. Aylor Middle School will be built.
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Krista Hartenbach
JWHS Librarian Receives Award From Virginia Association of School Librarians
12/17/2018
The Virginia Association of School Librarians has named James Wood High School Librarian Krista Hartenbach the 2018 School Library Educator of the Year.
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Apple Federal Credit Union Education Foundation
National School Public Relations Association
The FCPS division website received an Award of Excellence from NSPRA, the National School Public Relations Association, in the 2017 National School Communication Awards Contest.

Featured Video


2018-19 marks the second year FCPS has offered a pilot preschool program thanks to a Virginia Preschool Initiative-Plus grant which requires no local funding. This video explores the value of preschool and how the school division’s commitment to the county’s most vulnerable, young learners is making a positive impact on students, families and the community. ​

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