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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.


James Wood High School Proud of My 2021 Graduate
Celebrate the Class of 2021
05/03/2021
We invite you to share your pride and support for the members of the Class of 2021 by using the James Wood Facebook frame.
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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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Division News

School Board Meeting Reminder
School Board Meeting to Stream Live
05/14/2021
On Tuesday, May 18, the Frederick County School Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. (Closed Session) / 7:00 p.m. (Public Session) at the FCPS Administration Building. Those who want to attend the meeting must complete the Meeting Registration Form and will be required to wear a face covering throughout the meeting. The meeting will also be made accessible via a live video stream on the FCPS YouTube Channel. Citizen/staff comments will be provided to School Board members at the meeting. The deadline to submit comments is Tuesday, May 18 at 3:00 p.m. Comments will be read at the meeting in accordance with the Board’s citizen/staff comment procedures.
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Season of Celebration and Success
Season of Celebration and Success
05/10/2021
Frederick County Public Schools is inviting students, parents, teachers, staff and members of the community to participate in the Season of Celebration and Success through June 4.
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Espanol
Material Review - Spanish IV and AP Spanish
05/10/2021
Materials for high school World Language Spanish IV and AP Spanish V are available for public review until May 21, 2021. Parents/guardians are encouraged to review the materials and complete this Google form with feedback.
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Transportation Open House
Transportation Open House and Hiring Event
05/07/2021
The Frederick County Public Schools Transportation Department is hosting an open house and hiring event on Friday, May 21 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. During the event, individuals are invited to visit the transportation department and learn the many benefits of working as an FCPS school bus driver.
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Preschool Registration
Preschool Registration
05/04/2021
Preliminary applications for the 2021-22 FCPS pre-kindergarten program are still being accepted from the families of eligible students residing in the Apple Pie Ridge, Evendale, Gainesboro, Indian Hollow, Jordan Springs, Middletown, Redbud Run and Stonewall elementary school attendance zones.
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FOCUS
FCPS Focus - April 27, 2021
04/27/2021
The latest edition of Frederick County Public Schools’ E-newsletter FCPS Focus is now available.
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Decorative
Student Records Notification
04/26/2021
On June 30, all Individualized Education Program (IEP) records for 2016 FCPS graduates and students who were enrolled in an FCPS school and left the division in 2016 will be destroyed in compliance with the Library of Virginia’s Records Retention and Disposition Schedule. Individuals who need to obtain a copy of the records scheduled to be destroyed must contact the FCPS Records Center prior to June 25 by calling 540-662-3888 ext. 65102.
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Decorative
Calendar Amendment
04/21/2021
Due to Virginia holding a primary election on June 8 and 17 schools serving as polling places, the school calendar has been amended to make Tuesday, June 8 a planning/outreach day and Wednesday, June 9, a regular in-person school day.
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