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Special Screening of Screen Agers
09/10/2018
JWMS School Counseling Department is hosting the documentary "Screenagers" (1:10) on Wednesday, October 24 at 6:00 p.m. There will be a discussion following the viewing of the movie. The event is free to the public.
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James Wood Middle School Now Equipped With Buzz-in Entry System
08/23/2018
Over the summer, buzz-in entry systems were installed at all schools that weren't previously equipped with the system, including James Wood High School. Individuals visiting all Frederick County Public Schools now have to use the system and state their name and the purpose of their visit before being granted access to a school.
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Order Your 2018-19 Yearbook
08/16/2018
Order your 2018-19 yearbook online at MySchoolBucks or jostensyearbooks.com before September 21, 2018, at a discount price of $35.00. You may also pay Ms. Babe in room 210 with cash or check payable to James Wood Middle.
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Kristine Hickey
Kristine Hickey Named Assistant Principal at Sherando High School
06/21/2018
James Wood Middle School Assistant Principal Kristine Hickey has been named an assistant principal at Sherando High School. She succeeds Joanne Altendorf who was recently named the new principal at Millbrook High School.
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School Supplies
06/14/2018
The 2018-19 school supply list is available.
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Shelly Andrews Named Assistant Principal at James Wood High School
06/04/2018
Shelly Andrews has been named the new assistant principal at James Wood High School effective July 1. Mrs. Andrews, who is currently an assistant principal at James Wood Middle School, succeeds Monty Loving who is retiring following a 38-year career with Frederick County Public Schools.
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Enrollment
Enrollment Growth
09/19/2018
Enrollment in Frederick County Public Schools is continuing to climb. Enrollment as of September 14 was 13,645. That compares to 13,581 on August 31 and 13,247 on the first day of school (August 15). As of September 14, enrollment has increased by 398 students since first day of school.
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FCPS Focus
FCPS Focus - September 2018
09/14/2018
The latest edition of Frederick County Public Schools’ E-newsletter FCPS Focus is now available.
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FCPS Supports American Heart Association
09/13/2018
Frederick County Public Schools raised $96,533 to support the American Heart Association through a variety of programs such as Jump Rope for Heart and Hoops for Heart in 2017-18. That ranked FCPS seventh amongst all school divisions in Virginia in the amount of funds raised for the American Heart Association.
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ASBO Meritorious Budget Award
Frederick County Public Schools Earns Meritorious Budget Award for Sixth Consecutive Year
09/12/2018
The Association of School Business Officials International has awarded Frederick County Public Schools a Meritorious Budget Award for excellence in budget presentation during the 2018-19 budget year. This is the sixth consecutive year FCPS has received the award.
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Frederick County Public Schools Special Education Advisory Committee; I'm Determined
Register for the I'm Determined Mini-Summit
08/28/2018
Join us on Saturday, October 20 at Frederick County Middle School for the next I'm Determined Mini-Summit. The youth and parent mini-summit is geared toward students receiving special education services. I’m Determined is a program designed to empower students to become more aware of their strengths, weaknesses and needs. The event is free but you must register in advance. Registration deadline is October 5. Click the link above to access the online registration form.
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2019 Best Schools Niche
2019 Best Schools in Virginia
08/24/2018
The 2019 Niche list of Best School Districts in Virginia has ranked Frederick County Public Schools 27th out of Virginia’s 132 school divisions.
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School Board Extends Superintendent’s Contract Through June 2022
08/21/2018
The School Board voted on August 21 to extend the contract of Schools Superintendent Dr. David Sovine through June 30, 2022.
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Download the FCPS Mobile App
08/14/2018
Download the Frederick County Public Schools custom mobile app. The app is available at no cost from Apple’s App Store or Google Play.
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