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PSAT Registration
PSAT Registration Information
11/13/2020
The January PSAT is available to JWHS juniors and JWHS zone homeschool juniors only. Registration begins on December 2 and ends on December 16 or when we reach 70 seats, whichever comes first.
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2019-2020 Academic Awards
11/12/2020
Congratulations to our Colonels who earned an Academic Award for the 2019-2020 school year!
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Sanford Silver
James Wood High School Names New Girls’ Basketball Coach
11/10/2020
Sanford Silver has been named James Wood High School's new varsity girl's basketball coach. He succeeds Krista Crites who resigned in September after leading the team for seven seasons.
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Updated Thanksgiving and Winter Break Schedule
11/06/2020
Please note the new schedule for our students over Thanksgiving and Winter Break.
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Citrus, Greenhouse and Floral Fundraiser
10/07/2020
View the order form for more information including what items are available for purchase, cost and pick up dates and times.
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Victor O'Neill Studios School Portrait Photography
2020-2021 Underclassman Picture Day
10/05/2020
JWHS underclassmen picture days are October 14 - 16. Victor O'Neill Studios has created a COVID-19 Underclass Photo Day which will allow schools to maintain fall picture day. Learn more.
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Krista Crites
James Wood High School Girls’ Varsity Basketball Coach Resigns
09/30/2020
James Wood High School Girls’ Varsity Basketball Coach Krista Crites has resigned after coaching the Colonels for seven seasons. During her tenure, the Colonels accumulated a record of 112-55.
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Volunteers at JWHS
09/10/2020
Before you will be allowed to volunteer in our school or for any school sponsored events, you must complete a Volunteer Form. You must fill out a form each year. All volunteers for the 2020-21 school year must adhere and agree to follow all the COVID-19 guidelines and procedures as set by FCPS.
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Dr. Sovine
End of First Quarter Update from Dr. Sovine
11/10/2020
Superintendent David Sovine provides an update as the first quarter of the 2020-21 school year comes to an end.
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Frederick County Public Schools Recognized as Platinum Level Green School Division for 10th Consecutive Year
11/02/2020
For the 10th consecutive year, the Virginia School Boards Association has recognized Frederick County Public Schools as a Platinum Level Green School Division in the Green School's Challenge.
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2019 Project Search Graduates
2019 Project Search Graduates
10/23/2020
The Valley Health-Project SEARCH program has been recognized for achieving 100 percent competitive employment for the 2019 program graduates.
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Don't Feel Well? Stay Home When You Are Sick.
COVID Safety Precautions
10/20/2020
Reducing the spread COVID-19 and other respiratory illnesses this fall and winter is more important than ever. Please do your part.
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National Merit Scholarship Program
National Merit Scholarship Recognitions
10/05/2020
James Wood High School student Benjamin Appling has been named a semifinalist in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Competition. Frederick County Public Schools is also home to eight other students who have been named National Merit Scholarship Competition Commended Scholars.
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FCPS greater than VA
On-Time Graduation Rate
10/01/2020
Frederick County Public Schools’ on-time graduation rate for the Class of 2020 was 93 percent compared to Virginia’s rate of 92.3 percent. In addition to exceeding the state’s on-time graduation rate, the school division’s 4.3 percent dropout rate for the Class of 2020 was lower than the state’s rate of 5.1 percent.
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ASBO Meritorious Budget Award
FCPS Receives Meritorious Budget Award
09/15/2020
For the eighth consecutive year, the Association of School Business Officials International has recognized Frederick County Public Schools with a Meritorious Budget Award.
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SAT Scores of 2020 Graduates Exceed National Mean
09/14/2020
According to the College Board, the overall mean score of Frederick County Public Schools’ 2020 graduates who took the SAT was 1094. That exceeds the national mean score of public high school seniors by 64 points.
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