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New Color Code System to Communicate Closures, Delays, or Possible Shifts to a Virtual Learning Day


Dear MCPS Students, Families and Staff, As we now settle into the middle of the winter weather season, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) is improving its process for informing the community when weather requires an operational status change and when a closure might justify a shift to virtual instruction. When it is determined that conditions are unsafe for students and staff, we have six operational status options, which will now be reported by easy-to-understand, color-coded messages.