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CTE
2018-2019 Dowell J. Howard CTE Course Application
12/20/2017
Students interested in applying for Career and Technical Education classes at Dowell J. Howard must complete the application.
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School Websites Back Up
07/16/2018
The issue affecting the school websites has been resolved and all school websites are now up. Thank you for your patience as we worked to resolve this issue.
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School Readiness Fair
School Readiness Fair
07/16/2018
FCPS is holding a School Readiness Fair for English learners at the FCPS Administration Building located at 1415 Amherst St. in Winchester on Tuesday, July 24 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. The event is designed to assist the parents of English learners gain knowledge about general school information and to introduce them to community/school resources.
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College Acceptance Rates in Frederick County Exceed State Average
06/28/2018
According to the Virginia Public Access Project, 73.2 percent of Frederick County’s high school graduates who applied to a four-year public college or university in Virginia from 2014-2016 were accepted. That exceeds the average statewide acceptance rate of 69.8 percent and is one of the highest acceptance rates in the region.
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Golden Achievement Award
FCPS Receives NSPRA Golden Achievement Award
06/21/2018
Frederick County Public Schools Receives NSPRA Golden Achievement Award.
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FCPS Focus
FCPS Focus - June 5, 2018
06/05/2018
The latest edition of Frederick County Public Schools’ E-newsletter FCPS Focus is now available.
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Joanne Altendorf Named Principal at Millbrook High School
06/04/2018
Joanne Altendorf has been named the new principal at Millbrook High School effective July 1. Altendorf, who has spent the past six years as an assistant principal at Sherando High School, succeeds Carolyn Price who is retiring following a 33-year career with Frederick County Public Schools.
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Preschool Registration
Preschool Registration
05/29/2018
Preliminary applications for the 2018-19 FCPS preschool program are still being accepted from the families of eligible students residing in the Gainesboro and Indian Hollow elementary school attendance zones. Preliminary applications should be completed and submitted at the preschool student’s base school.
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