Outdoor Activities Canceled for Tues., Oct. 22

October 21, 2002
Outdoor student and public activities at Montgomery County Public Schools are canceled for all day and evening on Tuesday, October 22. Indoor student and community activities will continue as scheduled.

Decisions concerning future outdoor activities at schools for students and the public will continue to be made on a short-term basis. Efforts are under way by school and county officials to find alternatives for student athletes involved in outdoor field events and activities.

For Tuesday, October 22, 2002

* All schools will open on time.

* All kindergarten and prekindergarten classes (including Head Start and EEEP) will be held as scheduled.

* Outdoor student and community activities at schools during the day and evening are canceled. This includes outdoor recess, physical education, open lunch for high school students, and field trips in the Washington area.

* All indoor student and public activities will continue as scheduled for the afternoon and evening, including indoor student athletics, extracurricular activities, adult education, evening high school, staff development activities, and community activities in schools. School activity buses will operate as scheduled.

* After-school day care will continue, 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.

For the latest updates, see the school system's website at the link below.

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