Category: School Notes

Assignment Education

Urbana Area Redistricting Study Underway To better serve students in the growing Urbana area, Frederick County Public Schools has initiated a year-long redistricting study. The study will determine an attendance area for Sugarloaf Elementary. It will also examine feeder patterns…

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Muslim Students Raise Funds for Charity The Muslim Student Association of Urbana consists of two groups of students, one from the Urbana Middle School (UMS) and one from Urbana High School (UHS). Joined together, there are approximately 40 students. The…

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State Senator, Congressman Visit Urbana Students On Tuesday, Sept. 17, students at Urbana Middle School (UMS) celebrated Constitution Day with a visit from two elected officials. Maryland State Senator Ron Young and U.S. Congressman John K. Delaney paid a visit…

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Enthusiastic School Year Launch Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) opened all 66 schools countywide on schedule on Aug. 19, the first day of the 2013-14 school year. The first bus left the school bus depot at 5:10 a.m. FCPS Chief…

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Frederick County Spelling Bee For the first time, the winner of the 2013 Frederick County Spelling Bee will advance to the Scripps National Spelling Bee. The competition took place Feb. 23 at 1:30 p.m. and Jared Remsberg, a seventh grader…

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Urbana Senior Selected as Page Five Frederick County students will serve as pages, and one as alternate, for the Maryland General Assembly 2013 legislative session. Each of the selected students is a high school senior. One of the five pages…

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National AP Scholar Awards Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) students took 5,460 of the College Board’s Advanced Placement (AP) exams last May after completing the challenging college-level courses at their local high schools. Among them, 26 achieved national distinction, earning the highest…

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No School May 18 Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) will be closed for students on May 18 when the United States will host the Group of Eight (G8) world leaders at Camp David in Thurmont. Sheriff Chuck Jenkins has advised…

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Help Needed for Urbana’s Safe and Sane Safe and Sane is an event put on entirely by parent volunteers for the current graduating class at Urbana High School (UHS). The goal is to provide a safe and alcohol/drug free event…