The school division strives to provide timely, accurate and meaningful information to students and families.

    In addition, schools are provided with emergency communications systems that facilitate timely response when emergencies occur. Means of communications are varied and include:

    • School division website at https://www.fcps1.org
    • Individual school websites
    • Twitter accounts @FCPS1Alerts and @FCPS1News
    • School automated calling system (Blackboard Mass Notify) which sends messages to phones and email contacts from the Student Information System
    • Local media (television and radio)
    • Transportation hotline number 540-422-7250
    • School internal radio systems for emergency use
    • Emergency weather radios in all schools