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FCPS Superintendent encourages students to get vaccine during spring break

Fayette County Public School acting Superintendent Marlene Helm is encouraging students to get the COVID-19 vaccine during spring break. Full release below. ------ "Dear Fayette County Public...

FCPS announces in-person graduation and prom dates for high school students

The six commencement ceremonies will be May 19 and 20 in Rupp Arena.

UPDATE: Fayette school board responds to NAACP, other groups

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WATCH: Lexington hip hop artist/activist releases tribute song for late Manny Caulk

Devine Carama said he wanted to pen something from the heart that honored a person that made a huge impact on his life.

Fayette County Schools pausing limited in-person learning

Fayette County Schools is pausing its limited in-person learning program before Thanksgiving as coronavirus cases rise in Lexington and across the state.

‘Let Them Learn’ rally outside FCPS board meeting, parents frustrated

Some parents of Fayette County Public School students say the board and district are not listening to them or survey results calling for a return to the classroom.

UPDATE: Group counters call for Caulk to step down

The petition says "under [Manny Caulk's] leadership our FCPS system is failing dramatically."

FCPS not raising property tax rates

For the third time in five years Fayette County Public Schools is not raising property tax rates.

FCPS’ School Board discusses October in-person learning, parents who oppose hold rally

Meanwhile, a group of about 75 people rallied outside the FCPS main building on Richmond, calling for students to go back in-person now.

FCPS sends 18 juniors to Leadership Lexington Youth Program

The leadership program prepares high school juniors through education and interaction as they explore their community.

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.

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