• Due to building maintenance, John H. Bayne ES will be temporarily located at Doswell E. Brooks ES at1301 Brooke Road, Capitol Heights, MD 20743 until August 12.
• Effective Monday, July 28, due to an issue with the air conditioning at Bladensburg High School, the summer school program will be moved to Parkdale High School, 6001 Good Luck Road, Riverdale, Maryland 20737.


PGCPS Weather Line at 301-952-6000; option 1.
Emergency Notifications, School Closings and Delays
Last modified: 10/8/2013 1:37:58 PM
How to Receive PGCPS Emergency Notifications

PGCPS Web: Home page

 You can access the PGCPS Web site and find the information listed at the top of the homepage and each individual school page.

TEXT AND EMAIL: PGCPS Alerts

(NOTE: Schoolsout.com has been retired)

TEXT AND WEB: Twitter and Facebook

PGCPS' Twitter and Facebook accounts allow you to follow PGCPS text-message updates on your computer or on your cell or other mobile device. Twitter and Facebook updates will include emergency message and other school system news

TV: PGCPS TV96/38

Emergency announcements are posted on the following cable channels:

  • PGCPS TV 96 Comcast / 38 Verizon

Also, tune into local television and radio stations for information.

TELEPHONE: PGCPS - Weather Line

  • Call the PGCPS Weather Line at 301-952-6000; option 1.

View Emergency Weather Codes and Plans.