Schools closed or late, federal offices allow late arrivals as snow blankets DC area – NBC4 Washington
The D.C. area’s snowiest week in two years ends with more snow accumulation on Friday. Although this will not be a major winter storm, many school systems throughout the D.C. area are closed or have delayed start times.
The snow began falling before dawn on Friday, and several inches of snow could fall on parts of the area before it ends.
Go here for a full list of closures and delays, including private schools, some daycares, governments and colleges.
News4 has syndicated coverage of Friday’s snow in Wheaton, Maryland and Dupont Circle – with a special guest!
OPM status: 2 hour delay
The Office of Personnel Management says federal employees should not arrive more than two hours after their scheduled start times, the agency announced Thursday evening. Employees have the option of unscheduled leave or telecommuting. Here’s more information.
DC public schools are closed.
Schools in Virginia:
Alexandria City Public Schools Offices are closed on Friday. All in-person activities within the school will be cancelled, including programs offered by community organizations or the City of Alexandria. All essential employees, including construction engineers, custodians, maintenance shop personnel, and security staff must report to work if it is safe to do so.
Arlington Public Schools Offices are closed on Friday. Unless otherwise directed by supervisors, custodial and maintenance employees must report to work at their assigned times. All activities on school grounds have been cancelled.
Culpeper County Public Schools Closed Friday.
Fairfax County Public Schools Central offices are closed on Friday. Homeschooling is canceled, as are all in-person activities and programs within the school, including child care. Essential employees should contact their supervisors to find out if they still need to report to work, but all other employees are on emergency administrative leave.
Falls Church City Public Schools Closed Friday.
Fauquier County Public Schools Closed Friday.
Frederick County Public Schools Closed Friday.
Fredericksburg City Public Schools Now closed on Friday; They had previously announced a delay.
Loudoun County Public Schools Closed Friday.
Manassas City Public Schools Offices are closed on Friday; As well as all activities and programs. The school system is closed.
Manassas Park City Public Schools Closed Friday.
Stafford County Public Schools Now closed on Friday. “We re-evaluated conditions this morning, and due to adverse road conditions primarily in the north Stafford area, all Stafford schools are now closed on Friday, January 19. No buses will operate. Students will not participate in virtual instruction,” the school system said. All afternoon activities have been cancelled.”
Spotsylvania County Public Schools It will open after a two-hour delay on Friday.
Prince William County Public Schools Offices are closed on Friday. Virtual classes have been canceled, and the child care program will be closed. All activities and programs within the school have also been cancelled. Employees should not report to work unless declared inclement weather employees. Teachers can work remotely, but are not required to.
Schools in Maryland:
Calvert County Public Schools It will now be closed on Friday. They had previously announced a delay
Charles County Public Schools Closed Friday. Some employees are on the second delay code.
Frederick County Public Schools Closed on Friday. Offices will remain open, and employees will have the option to take liberal leave or work remotely. After-school and evening activities, including community group programs, are canceled or postponed. School-based day care programs, and parks and recreation programs in school gymnasiums, will communicate their closure decisions separately.
Howard County Public Schools Offices are closed on Friday. Evening activities involving HCPSS students and staff have been cancelled, as have all community programs in HCPSS buildings. High school midterm exams scheduled for Friday will be postponed to Thursday, January 25.
Montgomery County Public Schools Closed on Friday.
Prince George’s County Public Schools Closed on Friday.
Prince George Community College It will have a cyber day on Friday. All operations will be conducted remotely, and universities will be closed.
St. Mary’s Public Schools It will open two hours late Friday.
See all school closures and delays here.
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