The FCMS PTO holds meetings in the school Community Room (on the right when you walk in the front doors) every 1st Wednesday and begin at 6:00 pm. Meetings end promptly at 7:00 pm. Agendas and meeting minutes are posted on the FCMS PTO Facebook page. The leadership team for the group encourages all parents to participate through the support of events, volunteering when they have time (whether it is once or regularly), and/or sharing ideas. If you are unable to attend in-person, you can attend by phone or using your computer or mobile device. Sign up for the PTO email list on our Facebook page to receive the call-in or login information for meetings each month.

Why be a part of the PTO?

  • Your scholar will thank you for it.
  • Your time will be valued.
  • You won’t be asked or expected to do more than you have time for or are interested in doing.
  • You get to find out about events at the school before they are advertised.
  • You can help and influence the way the PTO operates and is active within FCMS and the local community.

Learn about what FCMS PTO is doing on our Facebook page – keyword FCMSPTOVA.

Contact the PTO at

FCMS PTO Officers

  • President – Karen Dredske
  • Vice President – Shawnn Morgan
  • Treasurer – Catherine Miller
  • Secretary – Carla Newman

The Frederick County Middle School Parent Teacher Organization (FCMS PTO) is a 501c3 non-profit formed in 2018 with the objective of developing a close partnership with all FCMS staff and parents to foster a community based positive learning environment for our children. We support our scholars, their faculty and staff, and our community. All parents of students at FCMS are members of the FCMS PTO if have an interest and believe in the objectives and policies of this group. 

The dates for the PTO Meetings are:


March 6
April 3
May 1

Upcoming Events

  • Wednesday, March 6 from 6-7 p.m.  PTO Meeting
  • Thursday, March 14 from 6-8 p.m. – FCMS Paint Night at Easily Created
  • The FCMS PTO is sponsoring a Paint Night on Thursday, March 14th from 6-8pm at Easely Created in Winchester. It is located at 47 W Boscawen Street – on the corner of W. Boscawen and S. Braddock Streets across from the fire station and Grace Lutheran Church, one block off the walking mall. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased online at Proceeds are planned to help fund the 8th grade formal as well as yearbooks for disadvantaged students.
  • Monday, April 1 from 5-8 p.m. – FCMS Spirit Night at Ledo Pizza
  • Join us for Spirit Night at Ledo Pizza in Winchester on April 1st from 5-8pm. April Fool us and show everyone how much you love your school. Be sure to mention Frederick County Middle School when you order and you will receive a coupon for a FREE 8” cheese pizza.
  • Wednesday, April 3 from 6-7 p.m. - PTO meeting 

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