Posted January 18, 2016  

Inclement weather


Changes to school schedules caused by inclement weather or other emergency conditions are announced through the Connect-ED automated telephone notification system, posted on the school system’s website ( and broadcast on major area radio and television stations. If there is a late opening the week of January 19-22, schools will close at regular hours instead of two-hour early dismissal. Please do not call your child’s school or central office to find out about closings and other emergency-related schedule changes. As a reminder, drop off in the morning begins at 9:00 am. Our students are supervised beginning at 9:00 a.m. when the front doors open. Please dress your child appropriately for the cold weather. Students will go outside for recess when the temperature reaches 32° and above.


NEW: Chaperones background checks - Online only


Starting this month, background investigations application must be submitted online and a minimum of three weeks prior to the event. Applicants are required to review and acknowledge the AACPS screening criteria for chaperone and volunteer background investigations before applying for a background check.


To apply go to the school system’s website ( under the Parents > Forms tab or follow this link You can also find the instructions on this page under "Quick links".


Any questions or requests for technical assistance should be directed to Inquiries, Inc. at 410‐819‐3711 or 1‐866‐987‐3767.