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Watch this video promo imageAwards of Excellence
September 26, 2016
Middle school students were recognized on September 20 during the School Board's first Awards of Excellence presentation of the 2016-17 school year. Watch the awards presentation.



Frederick County Middle School Accreditation Status Determined
September 23, 2016
The Virginia Board of Education has determined the 2016-17 accreditation status for Frederick County Middle School to be Partially Accredited: Reconstituted School. The accreditation status was assigned after the Board of Education determined that the school is making acceptable progress toward being fully accredited.


Watch this video promo imageFrederick County Middle School Features Unique Learning Opportunities
September 23, 2016
The latest in a series of videos highlighting the new Frederick County Middle School, this video features the opportunities students have to learn throughout the building, including the commons, media center and gymnasium/fitness areas. Watch the video to learn more.


College & Career Night Promo ImageCollege & Career Night
A College and Career Night is being held Wednesday, September 28 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Apple Blossom Mall. The event provides students with an opportunity to gather information and speak with individuals representing a variety of colleges, universities and careers. 

Jump Rope for Heart ImageFCPS Recognized for Contribution to American Heart Association
September 19, 2016
The American Heart Association has recognized Frederick County Public Schools for raising $69,747.19 through the Jump Rope for Heart and Hoops for Heart programs during the 2015-16 school year. That's the second highest total raised by a school division in Virginia.

Grant Promo ImageFCPS Receives Grant to Enhance School Security
September 16, 2016
Frederick County Public Schools has been awarded $51,631 from the state’s 2016 School Security Equipment Grant Program. The grant will be used to enhance security at 14 different schools with the funding being used primarily for additional security cameras.

FCPS FocusFCPS Focus
September 16, 2016
The latest edition of FCPS Focus is available. This monthly newsletter includes important information and celebrates some of our school division's many successes.


Image of Ben GustafsonSherando Senior Named Semifinalist in 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program
September 15, 2016
Sherando High School senior Ben Gustafson has been named a semifinalist in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program. About 1.6 million high school students entered the competition this year.  


Success Web Promo GraphicProgress Continues Toward All Schools Being Fully Accredited
September 14, 2016
The Virginia Department of Education has fully accredited 13 Frederick County Public Schools and partially accredited four others based on results of the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests administered during the 2015-16 school year.


Photo of Christine GermeyerChristine Germeyer Appointed to State Special Education Advisory Committee
September 12, 2016
Congratulations to Christine Germeyer who has been appointed to a three-year term on the Virginia Board of Education's State Special Education Advisory Committee. Mrs. Germeyer also serves as the Chairperson of the Frederick County Public Schools Special Education Advisory Committee.

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The latest in a series of videos highlighting the new Frederick County Middle School, this video features the opportunities students have to learn throughout the building, including the commons, media center and gymnasium/fitness areas.

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