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Friday, September 3, 2021, Edition 34
A Message from Dr. Terry Alban
Twin Ridge Elementary staff are pictured being interviewed by WDVM-TV reporter Nordea Lewis.
Last week, Twin Ridge Elementary was named a National Banner Unified Champion school by the Special Olympics.
During a year when making connections was challenging, Twin Ridge continued providing inclusive sports and activities for all students.
This is a significant achievement. Twin Ridge is the only elementary school from Maryland to achieve this status. They are truly leading the way. I am #FCPSProud!
Today is the first day of high school athletic competitions for fall sports. It will be wonderful to hear our high school marching bands performing during halftime at football games once again. I’d like to thank Dina Carole from Key 103 for providing the audio for our pregame message on the FCPS Pre-Contest Safety and Sportsmanship Message everyone will hear starting tonight.
Last but certainly not least, I wanted to provide a thank you ...
FCPS staff went above and beyond to ensure students could safely return following Wednesday’s severe weather. When some buses needed to be rerouted on Wednesday due to heavy rain and flooding, our FCPS staff rose to the occasion and showed their compassionate care of our students.
I am deeply grateful to all of the staff and families who ensured every student returned home safely.
Have a great long weekend!
Photo of the Week
Students are hard at work at Parkway Elementary School!
In The News
Heather Ridge School receives a special grant!
FCPS & Frederick County are GOING PURPLE in the battle against substance abuse.
Kudos to Twin Ridge Elementary School!
FCPS works to prevent bullying and other problems.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT:
Now that classes are underway, motorists should be extra careful when approaching school buses.
Monday, September 6
Labor Day, schools and offices closed
Tuesday, September 7
Rosh Hashanah, schools closed
Thursday, September 16
Yom Kippur, schools closed
Coronavirus data tracking:
FCPS health metrics dashboard
FCPS Response to Covid-19 (English)
FCPS Response to Covid-19 (Spanish)
Contact Tracing information (English)
Contact Tracing information (Spanish)
Video: Cleaning and Disinfecting
Video: Ventilation and More
Video: Contact tracing and quarantine protocols and procedures
Maryland Department of Health Coronavirus Dashboard
- Schools Data
MD COVID Alert Service
School Covid-19 Call Center:
Mental health resources
FCPS Mental Health Matters
Tweet of the Week - a superb community service group, "The Builder's Club."
In A Minute: hear about some special FCPS scholars and more!