Schools Open with Restrictions Tues., Oct. 15

October 14, 2002
All Montgomery County Public Schools will open on time on Tuesday, October 15, but there will be no outdoor recess, outdoor physical education, open lunch for high school students, or field trips in the Washington area. All kindergarten and prekindergarten classes (including Head Start) will be held as scheduled.

Schools will continue to keep exterior doors locked and monitor visitors, but schools will not operate on a Code Blue, unless otherwise indicated.

Students who are in the Fundamental Life Skills programs in special education will not be able to participate in community activities and will remain at school.

Other programs involving out-of-school instruction, such as internships, Cooperative Work Experience/On the Job Training, JROTC, and the Thomas Edison High School of Technology, will operate as scheduled.

All staff development activities (other than the Grades 1 and 2 training) will be held as scheduled.

A decision on afternoon student extracurricular and athletic activities for Tuesday will be made by mid-day.

Updates about decisions on school system operations are available on the school system's new Emergency Information website at the link below.

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