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Happy Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving Break
11/07/2019
There is no school on November 27-29 for Thanksgiving Break. Please mark your calendars.
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Food Drive to Benefit Salvation Army
11/06/2019
Non-perishable food items will be collected November 11-20 for The Salvation Army.
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Fun Fridays
11/05/2019
Fun Fridays are here. Learn more.
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Wednesday Is Ice Cream Day
09/04/2019
Ice cream will be on sale each week in the school cafeteria for students to purchase.
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Division News

FOCUS
FCPS Focus - November 14, 2019
11/14/2019
The latest edition of Frederick County Public Schools’ E-newsletter FCPS Focus is now available.
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School Board Adopts 2020-21 Strategic Plan and Budget Priorities
11/07/2019
The School Board adopted its 2020-21 Strategic Plan and Budget Priorities on November 6. The priorities will help guide the Board's work over the upcoming year and assist the Superintendent as he prepares his proposed budget for FY21.
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2021-2025 Capital Improvements Plan Adopted
11/07/2019
The top priority on the 2021-2025 Capital Improvements Plan adopted by the School Board on November 6 is construction of the fourth high school.
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School Board Participates in Annual Fall Training Session
10/28/2019
During its annual Fall Training Session on October 25, the school board discussed the division's strategic plan Inspire 2025, projected enrollment growth, the FY21 budget and revisions to the Capital Improvements Plan (CIP). The greatest CIP needs noted included construction of a fourth high school, renovation/addition at Armel Elementary School and the renovation of James Wood High School.
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Astronaut Douglas Wheelock Lands at Redbud Run
10/24/2019
Astronaut Douglas Wheelock visited Redbud Run Elementary School recently to share his story and encourage students to pursue their dreams.
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FCPS Student Places Second in the Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign Student Visual Art Contest
10/18/2019
Evendale Elementary School fifth grade student Tiffany Yau was recently recognized by Virginia’s Secretary of Education for placing second in the Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign Student Visual Art Contest.
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On-Time Graduation Rate Exceeds State Average
10/08/2019
Frederick County Public Schools’ on-time graduation rate for the Class of 2019 was 92.8 percent compared to Virginia’s rate of 91.5percent. In addition to exceeding the state’s on-time graduation rate, the school division’s 3.2 percent dropout rate for the Class of 2019 was lower than the state’s rate of 5.6 percent.
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Virginia Department of Education
All Frederick County Public Schools Accredited for 2019-20
09/30/2019
Each of Frederick County’s public schools has achieved the highest level of accreditation for 2019-20. All 18 schools have been designated as Accredited based on the Virginia Board of Education’s school accountability system.
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