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Three Fayette County student athletes and one adult test positive for coronavirus

Three student athletes and one adult have tested positive for coronavirus over the two and a half weeks since Fayette County Public Schools began workouts. 

FCPS Class of 2020 honored with light and music show

Downtown Lexington was lit-up Wednesday night in honor of the Fayette County Public Schools Class of 2020.

Fayette County Board of Education votes to be part of opioid lawsuit

The Fayette County Board of Education voted unanimously Monday to join other school districts across the nation in a lawsuit to recoup damages from the opioid epidemic.

FCPS earns 2020 Green Ribbon School District Sustainability Award

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) - Fayette County Public Schools is included among the 2020 U.S Department of Education Green Ribbon School District Sustainability Awardees. The announcement...

FCPS working to make last day of school May 27

Fayette County Public Schools will ask its board of education to make May 27 the last day of school.  

FCPS adjusts meal distribution plan

Beginning Monday, April 13, Fayette County Public Schools will distribute food to qualified students twice a week between 11:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.

FCPS extends closure of all schools to May 1 due to COVID-19

Fayette County Public Schools extends its closure of all schools and offices through at least May 1 due to the coronavirus outbreak. 

FCPS employee involved in meal deliveries tests positive for COVID-19

A Fayette County Public School employee involved in school bus delivery of meals to children has tested positive for COVID-19, ending meal deliveries to bus stops.

FCPS budget attempts to address demographic differences

The Fayette County Board of Education approved a $579.9 million budget Monday. 

FCPS board votes on tax hike to fund school safety

Wednesday night, the Fayette County School Board is meeting to vote on a tax hike that would fund a school safety plan.

Hepatits A case confirmed in Lexington school

There is a confirmed case of Hepatitis A in a Lexington elementary school.

Fayette County Public Schools on regular schedule Friday

Fayette County Public Schools will be open on a regular schedule Friday after weather-related closings and delays earlier this week.

FCPS encourages students to visit doctor soon

Fayette County Public Schools are encouraging families to bring their students to the doctor soon because of new immunization requirements. 

Lex Ed asks FCPS for comprehensive sex education

A new education movement is gaining attention in Lexington. A group that goes by Lex Ed called on the Fayette County School Board at its meeting Monday night to bring comprehensive sex education to the district. The group made an impression in purple t-shirts, artfully decorated with a bird and a bee.

Olympic medalist takes FCPS students for “World Fit Walk”

An Olympic medalist spent a little time with Fayette County Public School students on Monday.

2 FCPS high schools rated top ten in state in survey

U.S. News & World Report released its list of 2017 Best High Schools this week, with two Fayette County high schools reaching the top ten in Kentucky.

Legends Team Up with FCPS to Give Tickets to STLP Students

The Lexington Legends are working with Fayette County Public Schools to encourage participants in the Student Technology Leadership Program to complete a series of activities related to science, technology, engineering, and math.

Fayette Mascot Controversy Grows as School Pulls Name, Petition Closes

As quickly as Fayette County's newest schools mascot was released, it was taken back after a small uproar over the definition of "stallions."

New Frederick Douglass High mascot and colors reflect regional history

Administrators in the Fayette County Public School system says the colors "Keeneland Green" and orange were favored by potential students at Frederick Douglass High School.

Officials look at community around Tates Creek High School for prevention measures

A day after school and law enforcement officials started looking at the community around Tates Creek High School as a possible reason students were bringing guns to school, folks living there are reacting.

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