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January 13, 2017
The latest edition of FCPS Focus is available.





Calendar Make-up Day Information News Item2016-17 Make-up Day Information
January 12, 2017
In response to inquiries regarding the 2016-17 school calendar and the last day of school in June, the school division has released a statement explaining how inclement weather days will be made up this year.


Project SEARCH Grant Award News ItemFrederick County Public Schools Awarded Project SEARCH Grant
January 12, 2017
The Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services has awarded Frederick County Public Schools a grant to cover the cost associated with starting the Project SEARCH program locally. Project SEARCH is a nationally recognized career program that teaches high school students with disabilities competitive job skills and provides them with hands-on training that will lead to permanent employment.


Promo Image for CHESPRA AwardsFCPS Receives 10 Awards for Communications Excellence
November 30, 2016
The Chesapeake Chapter of the National School Public Relations Association has presented Frederick County Public Schools with 10 awards in recognition of communications excellence.



Promo image that says "watch this video"Website Introduction Video
October 28, 2016
Prior to the start of the 2016-17 school year, Frederick County Public Schools unveiled a new division website as well as new school websites. This video provides an overview of the new websites and how to access important information.
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The FCPS division website homepage received an Award of Excellence from CHESPRA, the Chesapeake Chapter of the National School Public Relations Association, in the 2016 Communications Contest.

Featured Video

FCPS is piloting a program designed to bring the experiences students have at the Challenger Learning Center in Richmond into their classrooms. In this video, Greenwood Mill Elementary School teacher Katie Fuñe and several students discuss how the Challenger program uses technology as well as simulated learning and role playing strategies to make science, technology, engineering and math more relevant for students.

Check out the FCPS Media Network for more videos like this one.