Education 

Walkersville Elementary School’s Back to School Night

Walkersville Elementary School will host a Back to School Night on September 9, 2014. Three twenty-minute classroom sessions will begin promptly at 6:45 p.m. The second session will be at 7:10 p.m. and the last session will begin 7:35 p.m. concluding at 7:55 p.m. Each teacher will present the same information three times. This will allow families to attend one session for each child’s teacher. The evening will be geared for adults rather than children.

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Education 

Walkersville Middle School Back to School Night

Walkersville Middle School will hold its Back to School Evening tonight, August 28, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. A brief presentation will be given in the gym at 6:00 p.m.  Following, parents, guardians, and students will be free to take an informal tour of classrooms.  Teachers will be available to meet families of students. Family Life materials will also be available for viewing from 5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. in the Auxiliary Gym.  A teacher will be present to answer any questions about the materials.  Parents and guardians who are…

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Community Education 

School Buses to Sport Route Numbers

As Frederick County public school employees prepare to welcome more than 40,000 students Monday, August 25, FCPS buses are sporting a special new feature. This year instead of learning a bus number, students will travel by route, a letter-number combination displayed in windows on each side of the bus. The route designation will remain the same even when a substitute bus is scheduled to serve that route. Most routes begin with the first letter of the high school in the student’s feeder pattern, or service area. For example, a student…

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Community Education 

Frederick County Public Schools Start Monday

Important Safety Precautions from Frederick County Public Schools FCPS classes start Monday! In Maryland, over 600,000 students begin and end their school day with a trip on a school bus. FCPS joins the Maryland State Police in reminding drivers to pay close attention when driving in proximity to school buses and school zones. LOOK FOR THE FLASHING LIGHTS – On a school bus, yellow flashers mean it’s preparing to stop, load or unload students. Red flashers show the bus is stopped, and students are getting on or off. Drivers should…

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