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Schedules Mailed August 6, 2018
07/11/2018
Schedules will be mailed August 6, 2018. Please do not request schedules before this date.
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Open House
Open House on August 13 and 14
07/11/2018
James Wood Middle School will be open from 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. for students and parents on Monday, August 13 and Tuesday, August 14. This will be a great time for students to find their classrooms and lockers, pay all applicable school fees, and tour the building.
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Football Tryouts/Practice
07/03/2018
Football tryouts/practice will be August 6, 7, and 8 from 3:00 - 5:30 p.m. on the Practice Field.
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Cross Country Practice Begins August 6
07/03/2018
Cross Country practice begins Monday, August 6 from 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. Meet under the canopy.
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Basketball
Girls Basketball Tryouts
07/02/2018
Girls basketball tryouts are August 6, 7 and 8. Seventh grade tryouts will be from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. each day and 8th grade tryouts will be from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day.
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Fall 2018 Sports Informational Meeting
06/28/2018
All students (and their parents) interested in participating in fall sports should plan to attend this informational meeting on Wednesday, August 1, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. in the gym.
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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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FCPS to Welcome Students Back to School on August 15; Additional Safety and Security Measures to be in Place for 2018-19
08/10/2018
The 2018-19 school year begins on Wednesday, August 15. Something that's new this year is that all Frederick County Public Schools will be equipped with buzz-in entry systems designed to enhance school safety and security.
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Eligible Families Encouraged to Apply for the Free and Reduced-Price Meal Program
08/09/2018
Frederick County Public Schools is encouraging eligible families to apply for the Free and Reduced-Price Meal Program. Under the program, both school breakfast and lunch are available each day for free or at a reduced price for eligible students.
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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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