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Sports Pass
Yearly Sports Passes ~ Price Reduced
01/16/2018
Support our Colonels and save some money. Purchase an athletic pass through the James Wood Athletic Department. Passes are valid for all regular season home games at James Wood (does not include post-season games) and offer substantial savings from purchasing individual $5.00 admission tickets. Order yours through MySchoolBucks (and arrange for pickup), or buy them at the ticket booth of home games. Read more for prices.
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One School ~ One Book
01/04/2018
James Wood Colonels should each have a copy of the book No Summit Out of Sight, The True Story of the Youngest Person to Climb the Seven Summits by Jordan Romero. Stay tuned to our Facebook page, and the Library's Instagram and Twitter accounts for the latest news.
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Yearbook Orders
01/03/2018
Place your order online now at https://yearbookforever.com/#school/4902/2018 for the 2017-18 James Wood High School Woodbine Yearbook. Pre-orders are available until January 27, 2018, with a very limited number of copies available after delivery in May. Don't miss out on the memories. Order yours today. Cost is $100.
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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 by January 30, 2018.
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Mountain Vista
2018 Application for Mountain Vista Governor's School
12/15/2017
Students interested in attending Mountain Vista Regional Academic-Year Governor's School should complete the application and return it to your guidance counselor by March 1, 2018.
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Colonels Care
11/30/2017
Help our Colonels provide toilet paper to those in need. Drop off your donations and be entered for a prize.
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School Bus
Bus Notes
09/07/2017
If your student is riding a different bus for any reason, you will need to notify the school in writing.
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Sports
VHSL Athletic Participation Physical Examination Form
This form must be completed for students who wish to participate in school sports.
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Roll With Us
01/11/2018
The Frederick County Public Schools Transportation Department is holding an open house and hiring event on Monday, January 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. During the event, you’re invited to visit the transportation department and learn the many benefits of working as an FCPS school bus driver. The event is being held at the Transportation Department at 2261 Front Royal Pike, behind Armel Elementary School.
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FCPS Focus
FCPS Focus - January 10, 2018
01/10/2018
The latest edition of Frederick County Public Schools’ E-newsletter FCPS Focus is now available.
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FCPS Launches 2018 General Assembly Web Page
01/09/2018
FCPS has developed a special Web page to help citizens follow the 2018 General Assembly session and bills that could impact public schools. The page also includes contact information for Frederick County's state legislators.
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H.N. Funkhouser & Company Presents Schools with Grants Totaling $10,000
12/12/2017
Representatives from H.N. Funkhouser & Company recently presented grants totaling $10,000 to support math and science program in each of Frederick County's public schools.
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Frederick County Public Schools Earns Meritorious Budget Award for Fifth Consecutive Year
12/05/2017
The Association of School Business Officials has awarded Frederick County Public Schools a Meritorious Budget Award for excellence in budget presentation.
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Speak Up
Frederick County Public Schools Encourages Student, Staff, Parent and Community Participation in the 2017 Speak Up Survey
11/29/2017
Students, parents, staff and members of the community are being asked to complete the 2017 Speak Up Survey. The brief, anonymous survey offers the opportunity to share perspectives on key educational issues, particularly issues related to digital learning and the use of technology in schools.
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School Board Establishes FY 2019 Budget Development Calendar
11/17/2017
The School Board has established its FY19 Budget Development Calendar. Superintendent David Sovine is scheduled to present his proposed budget to the School Board at the Board's meeting at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 6, 2018.
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School Board Adopts 2018-20 Comprehensive Plan and Budget Priorities
11/16/2017
The School Board adopted its revised Comprehensive Plan and Budget Priorities. These priorities will help guide the School Board as the FY19 budget is developed in the coming months.
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