• Friday, January 18, 2019 — PGCPS — Code Orange: PGCPS schools and offices will open with a two-hour delay.

    EMERGENCY PERSONNEL must report to work on time and are not eligible for liberal leave.

    • There will be no work-study transportation. (Those students should not report to school.)
    • There will be no half-day Early Childhood Center (ECC), half-day Special Education Programs, or half-day PreK.
    • Any other school program requiring transportation prior to 12 noon will NOT have transportation, including Howard B. Owens Science Center, JA Finance Park, and William S. Schmidt Center (Camp Schmidt)
    • All field trips will be cancelled.
    • Food Services will offer breakfast.


    Viernes, el 18 de enero — PGCPS— Código naranja: Las escuelas comenzarán dos horas después del horario normal.

    El personal de emergencia no es eligible para tomar licencia liberal, y debe presentarse a trabajar puntualmente.

    • No habrá transporte para el programa Work-Study. (Esos estudiantes no deben reportarse a la escuela).
    • No habrán programas de medio día, ni en los Centros de Educación Temprana (ECC), o ni los Programas de Educación Especial. Programas del día completo empezaran dos horas demoradas.
    • Todo programa escolar que requiera transporte antes del mediodía NO lo tendrá, incluido el Centro de Ciencias Howard B. Owens, el JA Finance Park y el Centro William S. Schmidt (Campamento Schmidt)..
    • Todos los viajes fuera de las escuelas (field trips) serán cancelados.
    • Se ofrecerá el desayuno
  • Academics

    Frederick Douglass is an inviting, caring, learning community dedicated to excellence.  Our focus is to engage all students in a challenging, diverse and safe educational journey.  All members are committed to becoming respectful, productive citizens who are fluent in technology and are active participants in life-long learning.

    The mission of Frederick Douglass High School is to create and maintain an environment that will encourage all students to reach their maximum educational potential.  We are committed to providing the opportunities for reaching their potential and for encouraging students to maintain the determination and attitude that will lead to their success.

    The staff of Frederick Douglass High School believes that each student can learn and develop as a productive member of our society, regardless of their intellectual, cultural and socio-economic differences.  We believe that a safe environment, coupled with mutual respect among all members of the Frederick Douglass Community, will create an atmosphere conducive to learning.  We also believe that consistent, regular attendance will enable students' success.

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