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Last modified: 12/18/2012 12:36:19 PM
News Release

Stay Informed With Emergency Alerts
October 26, 2012
For Immediate Release
CONTACT:
Office of Communications
301-952-6001
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UPPER MARLBORO, MD — ARE YOU READY FOR A SCHOOL EMERGENCY?In preparation for inclement weather, natural disasters or other types of emergencies, Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) encourages parents, guardians, teachers, staff and community members to sign up for email or text e-Alerts. This is the best way to stay informed about school emergencies, delayed openings, early dismissals and/or closings of schools and offices. Individuals should also review the telephone number on file with their child’s school to ensure they will receive emergency notifications through the school system’s Global Connect communication system.

To sign up for PGCPS e-Alerts, click here.

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About PGCPS: Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) is one on the nation’s 25 largest school districts, with 208 schools and centers, more than 127,000 students, and nearly 22,800 employees. With an annual budget of $1.79 billion, the district serves a diverse student population from urban, suburban, and rural communities. PGCPS offers a wide variety of innovative academic programs, including language immersion, high school career academies, and dual enrollment. Its location just outside of Washington, D.C. enables the district to partner with higher education and local and national agencies and businesses to provide unique learning opportunities for students.