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February 5, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

More Snow Could Mean a Longer School Year for MCPS

With temperatures hitting 70 degrees today, it feels like spring but don’t get fooled. It’s only early February which means more winter weather, including possible snow, over the next few weeks. Officials with Montgomery County Public Schools say they have used a total of three snow days so far in 2018-19, and at this time […]

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March 5, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

MCPS School Year Pushed Back to June 14

Montgomery County Public Schools’ latest school closure means the last day for students will be extended again. “We will add another day to the end of the year according to our protocol,” MCPS Spokersperson Derek Turner, said. “This means school is extended to June 14.” Mar. 2 marked the fourth weather-related closing this school year. […]

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December 19, 2017 | Staff Writer

MCPS Holiday Closing Schedule

UPDATED: Here are holiday hours and closing details for students in Montgomery County Public Schools: Friday Dec. 22 is the last day of classes before holiday break. Schools are closed on Dec. 25 and will remain closed through Jan. 1, 2018. Classes resume Jan. 2, 2018. Schools are closed on Jan. 15, 2018 to observe  […]

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January 26, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 26, In Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Jan. 26, in Montgomery County: 1. Schools and most local offices remain closed today as crews continue to clear snow in Montgomery County. Local officials are asking residents to stay off the roads while the cleanup continues. 2. Montgomery County officials remind residents that they are required to clear sidewalks […]

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December 10, 2013 | Sonya Burke

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Storm Closings: Montgomery County Schools

Montgomery County Public Schools and all administrative offices are closed today (12/10) due to emergency weather conditions. All school and community activities in school buildings are canceled. For more information, visit the MCPS website:

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June 14, 2013 | Staff Writer

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Two Schools Closed With No Power

Montgomery County Public Schools will open on time today (June 14). Sligo Middle School and Blair Ewing Center do not have power and are closed today.

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September 14, 2012 | Staff Writer

Darnestown Elementary Closing Early Today

Darnestown Elementary School will be closing early today (9/14) due to a water main break. Parents should pick up their children at the school. Montgomery County alert posted at 9:56 a.m. on September 14. The school phone number is 301.840.7157.

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