weather policies

Cancellations: We follow Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) for school cancellations, late openings, and early closings due to inclement weather.


Delayed Openings: We follow Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) for late openings due to inclement weather. 

  • For a two-hour delay, Kindergarten through 12th grade classes begin at 10:00am. Parents with students in half day Kindergarten may elect to keep their children home or bring them in.
  • Morning preschool classes are cancelled with a two-hour delay; the Enrichment Program will start on time.
  • If there is a two-hour delay on a scheduled half day, school will be cancelled.
  • If there are weather delays during a secondary exam week, please check ParentsWeb for announcements about the secondary exam schedule.

Early Closings: We follow MCPS for early closings due to inclement weather. CLS will stop teaching classes at the time of school closing. Parents should pick up their carpools at that time. CLS will supervise all students until their rides arrive.


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