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Sherando High School Names New Cross Country Coach
07/11/2018
Megan Roberts has been named Sherando High School's new head cross country coach. Roberts, who teaches Spanish at Sherando, has served as an assistant cross country coach at the school for the past five years.
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Brian Kibler
Sherando High School Names New Head Wrestling Coach
06/20/2018
Brian Kibler has been named Sherando High School's new head wrestling coach.
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Sherando High School Head Wrestling Coach Steps Down
06/08/2018
Sherando High School wrestling coach Pepper Martin is stepping down in order to provide someone else with the opportunity to lead the school's wrestling program. Martin has been Sherando's wrestling coach since 1993.
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Summer Assignments
Honors/AP 2018 Summer Assignments
06/07/2018
View summer assignments for Honors & AP English and Science classes.
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Congratulations to the Sherando Class of 2018
06/04/2018
Congratulations to the Sherando High School Class of 2018. View photos from the graduation ceremony in our Facebook album.
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2018 Graduation Photos Wanted
05/23/2018
Please share photos of your favorite graduation memories and creatively decorated mortarboards with FCPS. The best photos will be shared via the FCPS Facebook page.
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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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School Websites Down
07/13/2018
We are aware that the individual school websites are down. We are working on the solution and hope to have it resolved on Monday. Thank you for your patience and we apologize for any inconvenience.
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College Acceptance Rates in Frederick County Exceed State Average
06/28/2018
According to the Virginia Public Access Project, 73.2 percent of Frederick County’s high school graduates who applied to a four-year public college or university in Virginia from 2014-2016 were accepted. That exceeds the average statewide acceptance rate of 69.8 percent and is one of the highest acceptance rates in the region.
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Golden Achievement Award
FCPS Receives NSPRA Golden Achievement Award
06/21/2018
Frederick County Public Schools Receives NSPRA Golden Achievement Award.
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FCPS Focus
FCPS Focus - June 5, 2018
06/05/2018
The latest edition of Frederick County Public Schools’ E-newsletter FCPS Focus is now available.
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Joanne Altendorf Named Principal at Millbrook High School
06/04/2018
Joanne Altendorf has been named the new principal at Millbrook High School effective July 1. Altendorf, who has spent the past six years as an assistant principal at Sherando High School, succeeds Carolyn Price who is retiring following a 33-year career with Frederick County Public Schools.
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Preschool Registration
Preschool Registration
05/29/2018
Preliminary applications for the 2018-19 FCPS preschool program are still being accepted from the families of eligible students residing in the Gainesboro and Indian Hollow elementary school attendance zones. Preliminary applications should be completed and submitted at the preschool student’s base school.
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