Montgomery County Public Schools will open two hours late today, February 9, due to emergency weather conditions. “We will continue to monitor road conditions and snowfall and a final decision on school opening will be made by 7:00 am,” said a press release from MCPS.
MCPS bus service will be provided on a two-hour-delayed schedule. Morning prekindergarten, morning half-day Head Start, other morning half-day programs and field trips are canceled. Other activities and programs that begin at 10:30 a. or earlier are canceled. Administrative offices are open on time. Day care programs in school buildings will remain open as scheduled.
Montgomery County Government will be open on time today. There will be “liberal leave” for non-essential County employees. All essential County employees are expected to report to duty as scheduled. Non-essential employees may use unscheduled annual leave, paid time off, leave without pay or compensatory time without prior supervisory approval.