Apple Pie Ridge Elementary School

School News

  • APR Choir's Winter Concert

    The APR Choir Winter Concert is scheduled for Thursday, December 16, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

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  • Weather Station Grant Awarded

    Congratulations to Mr. Felty, one of APR's 3rd grade teachers! He recently received a $1,000 grant through the Frederick County Educational Foundation to purchase a wireless weather station for the school. APR students will have access to meteorological data that will allow them to monitor real-time weather conditions and view historical data. Students will use STEM practices to make meteorological predictions and examine patterns.

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  • Resource Day Calendar

    Check out the Apple Pie Ridge Calendar on our website to see what number Resource Day it is.

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  • Have a Daily Transportation Change?

    Contact the school office by 2:30pm for daily transporation changes or complete a new transportation form for a permanent transportation change.

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Division News

  • Return to Learn Plan

    The purpose of the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act Elementary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) III Fund is to help safely reopen and sustain the safe operation of schools and address the impacts of COVID-19 on the nation's students by addressing students' academic, social, emotional and mental health needs. Read the FCPS School Health and Safety Plan and the FCPS Return to Learn Plan.

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  • Virtual Learning Option for Second Semester

    Pending availability, Frederick County Public Schools is able to provide students who have a documented chronic medical condition with a limited virtual learning option through Virtual Virginia for the second semester of the 2021-22 school year. The deadline to apply for this option is December 10.

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  • FCPS Focus

    The latest edition of Frederick County Public Schools’ E-newsletter FCPS Focus is now available. Read the December 2 issue of FCPS Focus.

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  • Online Report Cards

    Frederick County Public Schools will be transitioning to online report cards for all students during the 2021-22 school year.

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  • Pinnacle Award Winner

    FCPS Executive Director of Finance Patty Camery has been awarded the 2021 Pinnacle Award by the Association of School Business Officials International.

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  • FCPS Receives State Grant

    Frederick County Public Schools is one of 11 school divisions from across Virginia to receive a state grant to develop or implement innovative programs that support the Virginia Board of Education’s Profile of a Graduate and Virginia’s 5 C’s- critical thinking, creative thinking, collaboration, communication and citizenship.

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  • On-Time Graduation Rate

    Frederick County Public Schools’ on-time graduation rate for the Class of 2021 was 93.6 percent compared to Virginia’s rate of 93 percent. In addition to exceeding the state’s on-time graduation rate, the school division’s 4.1 percent dropout rate for the Class of 2021 was lower than the state’s rate of 4.3 percent.

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  • FCPS Designated School Division of Innovation

    The Virginia Board of Education has designated Frederick County Public Schools a School Division of Innovation.

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  • Free School Meals

    FCPS will be offering free school meals throughout the 2021-22 school year.

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  • James Wood High School launched a program in 2021-22 that offers students an opportunity to be more involved in directing their own learning. In this video, teacher Debbie Grumbacher and some students involved in the RISE program share how RISE is positively impacting both students and teachers.

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