February 23, 2017
During a joint meeting on February 22, the School Board reiterated the need for the Frederick County Board of Supervisors to take some action on the requests for the funding needed to proceed with construction of a fourth high school
, the Armel Elementary School addition/renovation
and construction of a 12th elementary school
. The projects are needed to address overcrowding and future enrollment growth due primarily to residential development.
School Board Approves 2017-18 Calendar
February 21, 2017
The 2017-18 School Calendar has been set. The first day of school for students is August 16.
2017-18 CTE Program Application
February 13, 2017
Students interested in applying for Career and Technical courses at Dowell J. Howard for the 2017-18 school year, must complete and submit their application by March 1, 2017 (extended from original February 1 deadline).
February 10, 2017
The latest edition of FCPS Focus is available.
Dr. Sovine Presents FY18 Proposed Budget
February 7, 2017
Schools Superintendent David Sovine presented his proposed FY18 budget to the School Board on February 7.
School Bus Drivers Needed
February 3, 2017
Learn more about becoming a Frederick County Public Schools bus driver.
February Is School Board Appreciation Month
February 1, 2017
The Frederick County School Board plays a vital role in our schools. This month we will be recognizing our School Board members and the ways they serve FCPS schools and our community.
School Board Extends Dr. Sovine's Contract
January 17, 2017
The Frederick County School Board has extended the contract of Superintendent David Sovine through June 30, 2021.
2016-17 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.
2008 Ford Crown Victoria for Sale
January 11, 2017
Student refurbished 2008 Ford Crown Victoria in good condition with 148,000 miles, automatic transmission and 4.6L V8 engine. Includes P71 Police Interceptor Package, custom air ride system with 17" Konig Maximm Wheels, AirBagIt custom 4-wheel air ride suspension system, exterior refinished and painted Snow White Pearl. Cost: $5,500. Contact Janet Pack at 540-662-8997.
Student Built Modular Home for Sale
January 11, 2017
Students enrolled in the carpentry and electricity and cabling courses offered at Dowell J. Howard built a modular home that is now for sale. Home has three bedrooms, 2 baths, living room, kitchen and dining great room.
FCPS Launches 2017 General Assembly Web Page
January 10, 2017
The 2017 General Assembly convenes January 11. Learn more about state legislation that could impact Frederick County Public Schools and how you can be an advocate for education.
Frederick County School Board Adopts 2018-23 Capital Improvement Plan
December 7, 2016
The Capital Improvement Plan adopted by the School Board on December 6 includes three top priorities: construction of a fourth high school, the Armel Elementary School addition/renovation and the construction of a 12th elementary school. Each of these projects is needed to address current overcrowding and future enrollment growth.
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.
2015-16 Annual Report
September 30, 2016
The Frederick County Public Schools Annual Report highlights accomplishments made by the School Board, students and staff in the 2015-16 school year.