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AP Testing Information
AP Exam Registration
02/12/2018
Registration for AP exams will be held in the guidance department from February 20-March 15. AP exams will be administered during the two-week exam window of May 7-11 and May 14-18. Contact the guidance department for more information.
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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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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 CTE online application.
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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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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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Division News

I'm Determined
Register Now for the I'm Determined Mini-Summit
02/09/2018
The I'm Determined Mini-Summit, focused on students receiving special education services, is Saturday, April 14 from 9 a.m. to noon at Frederick County Middle School. Learn more and register.
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FCPS Focus
FCPS Focus - February 7, 2018
02/07/2018
The latest edition of Frederick County Public Schools’ E-newsletter FCPS Focus is now available.
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School Board Requests Appropriation for Aylor Replacement
02/07/2018
The School Board voted February 6 to ask the Frederick County Board of Supervisors to appropriate $52 million to build a Robert E. Aylor Middle School replacement to open in August 2021. The request represents the total cost of the project. Robert E. Aylor Middle School opened in 1969.
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FY19 Proposed Budget
Superintendent Presents Proposed Budget for FY19
02/06/2018
Schools Superintendent David Sovine’s FY19 budget proposal includes a request for additional local funds to help the division address enrollment growth, meet individual student needs and be competitive in attracting and retaining high quality staff.
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February Is School Board Appreciation Month
02/01/2018
The Frederick County School Board plays a vital role in our schools. This month we will be recognizing our School Board members and the ways they serve FCPS schools and our community.
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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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