• Friday, January 18, 2019 — PGCPS — Code Orange: 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.

    • 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, JA Finance Park, and William S. Schmidt Center (Camp Schmidt)
    • All field trips will be cancelled.
    • Food Services will offer breakfast.

    Viernes, el 18 de enero — PGCPS— Código naranja: Las escuelas comenzarán dos horas después del horario normal.

    El personal de emergencia no es eligible para tomar licencia liberal, y debe presentarse a trabajar puntualmente.

    • No habrá transporte para el programa Work-Study. (Esos estudiantes no deben reportarse a la escuela).
    • No habrán programas de medio día, ni en los Centros de Educación Temprana (ECC), o ni los Programas de Educación Especial. Programas del día completo empezaran dos horas demoradas.
    • Todo programa escolar que requiera transporte antes del mediodía NO lo tendrá, incluido el Centro de Ciencias Howard B. Owens, el JA Finance Park y el Centro William S. Schmidt (Campamento Schmidt)..
    • Todos los viajes fuera de las escuelas (field trips) serán cancelados.
    • Se ofrecerá el desayuno
  • World Languages



    The World Languages Department prepares students for life in a multilingual, global society by giving them a sense of language in general, and by empowering them with the ability to communicate, both orally and in writing, with other cultures in their native languages.


    • Apply knowledge gained across the curriculum;
    • Develop writing skills on cultural and world issues;
    • Develop communication skills at the basic, intermediate, and advanced levels;
    • Acquire the ability to listen and comprehend the spoken language;
    • Read and comprehend cultural and literary works; and
    • Acquire a strong of sense of how “language” in general is structured.



    French 1, 2, 3, 4, AP and French for Native-Speakers
    Japanese 1, 2, 3 and 4
    Latin 1, 2, 3 and 4
    Spanish 1, 2, 3, 4, AP and Spanish for Native-Speakers


    Please contact the Instructional or Department Chair at john.perrotta@pgcps.org with any department related questions.