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School News

Sports Pass
Yearly Sports Passes Now Available
08/03/2017
Passes are valid for all regular season home games at James Wood (does not include post-season games). Adult passes are $80 and student passes are $60.
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Victor O'Neill Studios
Senior Portraits
08/02/2017
Graduation portraits by Victor O'Neill Studios are available to view and order online.
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Back to School
Student Schedules, Books and Chromebooks
07/31/2017
Students should pick up their schedules, textbooks and Chromebooks on Monday, August 7 and Tuesday, August 8 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
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Sam Gross
Sam Gross Named New James Wood High Principal
06/09/2017
June 9, 2017, press release on new principals Sam Gross has been named the new principal of James Wood High School effective July 1. Mr. Gross is currently an assistant principal at Loudoun Valley High School.
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Math, English, Biology
Summer 2017 Assignments
06/02/2017
View English and math summer assignments.
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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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Division News

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Solar Eclipse Safety
08/17/2017
In anticipation of Monday's solar eclipse, Frederick County Public Schools is offering some information about the upcoming event and how to safely view it.
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Raptor Technologies
FCPS Implements Raptor Visitor Management System
08/16/2017
Beginning September 5, everyone visiting a Frederick County Public School will be required to present a valid, government-issued ID which will be scanned through the Raptor Visitor Management System.
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Dr. Jessica Nail
Frederick County Public Schools Names New Principal for Admiral Richard E. Byrd Middle School
08/15/2017
Dr. Jessica Nail has been named the new principal at Admiral Richard E. Byrd Middle School after serving as an assistant principal at the school since 2012. She succeeds Teresa Ritenour who was named the school division’s Director of Student Support Services last month.
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Eligible Families Encouraged to Apply for the Free and Reduced Price Meal Program
08/11/2017
Frederick County Public Schools encourages all eligible families to apply for the free and reduced meal program.
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COPsync911
FCPS Schools Equipped With COPsync911
08/10/2017
Thanks to a partnership with the Frederick County Sheriff's Office, every Frederick County Public School has been equipped with COPsync911 which will be activated in the event of an emergency.
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Dr. Sovine and Mrs. Miller
FCPS Names Suzanne Miller its 2018 Teacher of the Year
08/09/2017
Congratulations to Frederick County Middle School English teacher Suzanne Miller for being named Frederick County Public Schools' 2018 Teacher of the Year.
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Support Staff Award Winners
FCPS Presents Support Staff Awards
08/09/2017
Congratulations to Bus Driver Lois Clark, Custodian David Dixon, Instructional Aide Pam Tubandt, School Nutrition Services Employee Wendy Phillips and Secretary Connie Spates (retired) for being presented with support staff awards in recognition of their outstanding work.
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