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Coronavirus Update Please Report COVID-19 Cases
Please report all positive cases of COVID-19 involving a student to the school nurse as soon as the case is confirmed. By quickly reporting cases to the school nurse, the required contact tracing can be completed in order to keep all members of the school community healthy and safe. Anyone exhibiting signs of illness, regardless of whether or not they have tested positive for COVID-19, is to stay home. Thank you.


Rising 9th Grade Colonels Class of 2025
Rising Freshman Meeting - Class of 2025
04/15/2021
Families of rising 9th grade students received a presentation via email. If you have any additional questions, please share them with us using the link on the last slide of the presentation. We will answer the submitted questions and any additional questions that you may have during our virtual Q & A meeting for parents of rising freshmen. This optional virtual Q & A meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 20 from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. via Zoom.
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Calendar
Updated Calendar for 4th Quarter
03/29/2021
The calendar has been updated for the 4th quarter to incorporate the expanded in-person learning.
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Spectators Return to Outdoor Athletic Events
03/22/2021
A limited number of spectators will be allowed to FCPS high school athletic events held outdoors beginning March 29.
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Watch James Wood High School Sports Live
03/01/2021
James Wood is making athletic events available to the community through a livestream on YouTube this year.
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CTE
2021-2022 Dowell J. Howard CTE Course Application
01/07/2021
Thank you for your interest in Dowell J. Howard Center. The 2021-2022 DJH CTE Application is closed. We hope to see you back in 2022-23.
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Testing
SAT and PSAT Testing for 2020-2021
08/25/2020
Information for the SAT and PSAT testing for the 2020-2021 school year.
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James Wood, Millbrook and Sherando High Schools to Host In-Person Graduation Ceremonies
04/16/2021
James Wood, Millbrook and Sherando high schools will host in-person graduation ceremonies outdoors in June. The number of people attending each ceremony will be limited with each graduating senior receiving six admission tickets they may distribute to family and friends.
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FCPS Special Education Virtual Interview Day Sat., April 24
FCPS 2021 Special Education Virtual Interview Day
04/09/2021
FCPS is hosting a Special Education Virtual Interview Day on Saturday, April 24. The Virtual Interview Day is open to individuals who are eligible for, or hold, a Virginia teaching license with an endorsement in Special Education. Registration is required.
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FCPS Focus - April 8, 2021
04/08/2021
The latest edition of Frederick County Public Schools’ E-newsletter FCPS Focus is now available.
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Scarlett Kibler and Sarah Matthews
Grant Awarded for Math at Work Project
03/30/2021
The Virginia Council of Math Supervision has awarded the $5,000 Flanagan Grant to Redbud Run Elementary School’s STEM Teacher Scarlett Kibler and Title I Math Teacher Sarah Matthews for their Math at Work STEM Project.
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Brandi Wilder
VEA Award Winner
03/22/2021
FCPS Bus Driver Brandi Wilder has been named the Virginia Education Association's 2021 Education Support Professional of the Year.
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Watch High School Sports Live
03/01/2021
James Wood, Millbrook and Sherando high schools are making athletic events available to the community through a livestream on YouTube this year.
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H.N. Funkhouser & Company Provides Schools with $10,500 in Grants
02/09/2021
For the 20th consecutive year, Handy Mart and H.N. Funkhouser & Company have partnered with the ExxonMobil Educational Alliance to provide each school with a $500 grant to support math and science programs.
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Preschool Registration
Preschool Registration
02/08/2021
Preliminary applications for the 2021-22 FCPS preschool program are being accepted from the families of eligible students residing in the Apple Pie Ridge, Gainesboro, Indian Hollow, Jordan Springs, Redbud Run and Stonewall elementary school attendance zones.
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