UPDATE: Programs in MCPS Schools Resume Today, July 5; 11 Schools and Facilities Still Without Power

July 5, 2012

Programs and activities in Montgomery County Public Schools willresume today, Thursday, July 5. However, all activities and programs arecanceled in 10 schools that still do not have power. The schools and facilitieswithout power are: 

BeallElementary School 
Blair Ewing Center 
Chevy Chase Elementary School 
Farmland Elementary School 
Gaithersburg Middle School 
Northwood High School
Olney Elementary School 
Rocking Horse Road Center
Stonegate Elementary School 
Washington Grove Elementary School
Julius West Middle School 

High school summer courses at regional centers will resume today atBethesda-Chevy Chase HS, Clarksburg HS and Churchill HS. The daily schedulewill be extended to make up for lost instructional time at these schools. NorthwoodHS remains WITHOUT POWER and programs at this school are cancelled for today.

Other summer school programs, some of which were slated to begin this week,will start on Monday, July 9. This includes Elementary Regional Summer School,ELO SAIL, Middle School Extended Year programs, Extended School Year forspecial education programs and Head Start summer programs. 

Community use of school buildings will resume today in schools that have power.This includes summer camps, recreation programs and daycare programs. 

MCPS administrative offices are open but employees who work in facilities thatdo not have power are not required to report. Currently the Rocking HorseRoad Center is without power.

An updated list of schools without power will be posted on Friday morning.

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