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George B. Thomas, Sr. Learning Academy → About Us → Emergency Closing Policy

Emergency Closing Policy

As a general rule, when Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) are closed on any Friday due to emergencies, holidays, or bad weather, Saturday School Centers will be closed. The centers will also be closed when closing conditions occur late Friday or early Saturday.

Center closings will be announced by their location on WTOP Radio 103.5 FM, 107.7 FM, 104.3 FM, 820 AM, and online at and

Announcements about the closing of schools due to weather emergencies are also available on MCPS cable channel 34 and all news media outlets.