Monday, March 2, 2015 - Code Orange - Prince George's County Public Schools (PGCPS) – Schools and offices will open with a two hour delay. EMERGENCY PERSONNEL must report to work on time and are not eligible for liberal leave. (Las escuelas comenzarån dos horas después del horario normal.)

  • There will be NO work-study transportation. (Those students should NOT report to school.)

  • There will be no half-day Early Childhood Center (ECC), half-day Special Education Programs, or half-day PreK.

  • Any other school program requiring transportation prior to 12 noon will NOT have transportation, including Howard B. Owens Science Center

  • All field trips will be canceled.

  • Food Services will offer breakfast.

  • EN ESPANOL

Updates available at www.pgcps.org. View additional weather information.


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.