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February 24, 2011
Lewistown Elementary School in Thurmont was closed to students Thursday due to lack of water service, Frederick County Public Schools announced.
NEWS
October 31, 2011
Sabillasville Elementary School is closed today due to a power outage, Frederick County Public Schools announced.
BREAKINGNEWS
May 7, 2012
Middletown Middle School is closed for studenets today due to lack of water service, Frederick County Public Schools spokeswoman Marita S. Loose announced in a news release. Staff should report to work, the release said.
NEWS
February 14, 2013
The following area schools and school systems have delayed opening Thursday due to snow: Maryland Frederick County Public Schools - 2-hour delay (private elementary and secondary schools in the county are also on 2-hour delay)
NEWS
October 15, 2007
MIDDLETOWN, Md. ? Power has been restored at Middletown Middle School after a power outage at the school forced its closure early Monday, Frederick County Public Schools announced on its Web site. Parent-teacher conferences were be held as scheduled at the school later Monday.
BREAKINGNEWS
April 11, 2013
For the second straight day, Urbana Middle School closed at 12:30 p.m. due to a nonworking air conditioning system, Frederick County Public Schools announced in an email Thursday morning.
NEWS
May 17, 2011
The Hugh B. Nolan Elementary County Track Meet scheduled for Tuesday evening at Gov. Thomas Johnson High has been postponed due to inclement weather, according to a Frederick County Public Schools news release. The rain date is Tuesday, May 24. The times and location of the meet will remain the same.
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by BRIAN SHAPPELL | May 18, 2005
FREDERICK, Md. - At least 11 Frederick County schools were placed on lockdown Tuesday afternoon after a correctional inmate walked off a work site on U.S. 15 near Seventh Street in Frederick, according to Maryland State Police and Frederick County Public Schools officials. In a news release, police said Michael Ford, 18, of Baltimore, was working at a Maryland Division of Correction/State Highway Administration work site at about 11:55 a.m. when he escaped. He was found by Washington County Sheriff's Department Deputy 1st Class Tony Lawson, according to police.
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BREAKINGNEWS
April 11, 2013
For the second straight day, Urbana Middle School closed at 12:30 p.m. due to a nonworking air conditioning system, Frederick County Public Schools announced in an email Thursday morning.
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By JULIE E. GREENE | julieg@herald-mail.com | April 8, 2013
University System of Maryland at Hagerstown senior Samantha Sines is expecting to graduate this spring so she's looking for a job. In preparation for job interviews, Sines participated last month in mock interviews with business people who gave her feedback about how she was answering questions, what she was wearing, and about her resume, she said. On Monday, Sines put what she'd learned to work as she interviewed for elementary school teaching positions with public school systems in Washington and Frederick counties.
BREAKINGNEWS
March 25, 2013
The following Tri-State area schools and school systems are closed or will be opening on a delayed basis Monday due to snow: Maryland Washington County Public Schools - Closed Broadfording Christian Academy - Closed Emmanuel Christian School - Closed Gateway Christian Academy - Closed Grace Academy - Closed St. Mary Catholic School - Closed St. Maria Goretti High School - Closed Truth Christian Academy -...
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By JULIE E. GREENE | julieg@herald-mail.com | January 6, 2013
A small group of Washington County parents has submitted to Washington County Public Schools a concept proposal for a charter school with an environmental focus and a strong emphasis on hands-on learning. Under state law, proposals for new charter schools go through local public school systems, and their teachers would be employees of the local public school system. The Washington County Board of Education would vote on whether to approve the charter school proposal within 120 days of receiving the final application, according to the school system's charter school application packet.
NEWS
October 14, 2012
Gael Butcher, principal of Marshall Street School and the Washington County Job Development Program at Marshall Street - both aimed at helping special-education students, will retire in February. Butcher said Thursday that at the time of her retirement, she will be just shy of five years as principal of Marshall Street and Job Development. Butcher, who lives in Middletown, Md., said she plans on spending more time with her husband and children. After retiring in 2005 from Frederick County (Md.)
NEWS
September 19, 2012
Wolfsville Elementary School is closed Wednesday due to a partial power failure that is affecting water and sewer, according to an email release from Frederick County Public Schools spokeswoman Peggy Ballew.
NEWS
By BLAIR AMES | The Frederick News-Post | May 18, 2012
Brunswick High School senior Drew Howard has already been named prom king once this year, but he might get a second shot on Saturday. Unhappy with the music and restrictions on dancing at their April 27 prom, Howard and seven other students are staging Prom 2.0 at the Brunswick City Park Building. About 150 students have already purchased tickets, Howard said. “This is basically a rebel kind of dance,” Howard said. Attendees will not sport prom dresses and tuxedos; the theme is “police-ish,” complete with caution tape draping the walls as students give themselves an opportunity to dance the way they like.
BREAKINGNEWS
May 7, 2012
Middletown Middle School is closed for studenets today due to lack of water service, Frederick County Public Schools spokeswoman Marita S. Loose announced in a news release. Staff should report to work, the release said.
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