Community Education Glade Valley 

Lucey Fund Presents First Scholarship

The first scholarship from The Barry and Kathleen Lucey Fund has been presented to Ashley Abuelhawa. The fund is one of more than 700 component funds of The Community Foundation of Frederick County and was founded by Mr. Lucey for students studying agriculture. Ms. Abuelhawa is a graduate of Linganore High School and will be attending University of Maryland College Park. For the 2019-20 academic year, the Community Foundation has provided more than $1 million for post-secondary and vocational training. To learn more about how the Community Foundation impacts Frederick…

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Community Education Glade Valley 

St. Nicholas Fund Established at Community Foundation

The Community Foundation of Frederick County announces The St. Nicholas Children’s Scholarship Fund. The fund becomes one of more than 700 funds under management. Established by Dr. John George, the fund will provide post-secondary scholarships for graduates of Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS), with preference to minority students and secondary preference to students with financial need. Dr. George, a career educator, was a teacher, administrator, and curriculum specialist with FCPS from 1968 to 2002. He was also an adjunct professor at Hood College for 17 years, and then full-time professor,…

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Education Glade Valley 

Walkersville High School Parking Lot Upgrades

The parking lot at Walkersville High School is being paved and new campus lighting is being installed this summer.  As such, traffic will not be able to access the facility between Monday, June 24 and August 23, 2019 (anticipated time of substantial completion).  The building will continue to be open this summer, but visitors will need to park at Walkersville Elementary School and use the sidewalk access to the building. All scheduled athletic workout sessions, site-based summer school and pre-scheduled events at Walkersville High School will proceed as planned. 

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Education Government 

Executive Gardner Announces New Horizons Academy for High School Students Experiencing Homelessness

Next phase of successful Student Homelessness Initiative Partnership program County Executive Jan Gardner today announced the next phase of the New Horizons Frederick program called the New Horizons Academy. The five-week program is coordinated through the Student Homelessness Initiative Partnership, known as SHIP of Frederick County. Starting on July 1, the program will provide academic training to 60 Frederick County Public Schools students from five high schools who are experiencing homelessness. “We live in a community that cares and has taken action to help hundreds of students,” commented Executive Gardner.…

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