Spoiler alert for Thursday's roundup of school closures: they're all closed around the Washington area. They're closed for students, they're closed for teachers, they're closed for administration. Unless you are a pillar holding up the auditorium, do not try to enter a school today. Happy snow day, to one and all!


DC Public Schools will be closed tomorrow, Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011. Administrative offices will follow the schedule for DC government offices. Staff assigned to administrative offices should continue to follow local news media and the DCPS website for updates throughout the night and early morning tomorrow.

Montgomery County

Montgomery County Public Schools and all administrative offices are closed today (January 27) due to emergency weather conditions. All school and community activities in school buildings are canceled. Day care programs in school buildings are also closed.   Tonight's budget work session has been postponed until February 8.

Prince George's County

THURSDAY, JANUARY 27, 2011 - Code Yellow – Schools are closed. All Offices are closed. EMERGENCY PERSONNEL only must report to work.

Fairfax County

All Fairfax County public schools and offices will be closed today.  The following activities in schools and on school grounds are canceled:•  extracurricular activities•  interscholastic contests•  team practices•  field trips•  middle school after-school programs •  professional learning and training courses•  all adult and community education classes•  recreation programs and community use School Age Child Care (SACC) centers are closed.

Arlington County

All Arlington Public Schools will be closed Thursday, January 27. Offices will be open and a liberal leave policy is in effect. Essential personnel are to report to  work. Extracurricular activities, interscholastic contests, team practices, field trips, adult and community education classes, and recreation programs in schools and on school grounds are canceled.

Alexandria City

All Alexandria City Public Schools will be closed on Thurs., Jan. 27. Code GREEN is in effect for all staff.

Falls Church City

Falls Church City Public Schools and Day Care are closed on Thursday, January 27th. CODE RED  Only essential emergency employees need report.

Prince William County

On Thursday, January 27, all Prince William County Public Schools will be closed. Code Red for employees. The School Age Care Program will not open.

Loudoun County

All Loudoun County Public Schools and Offices Are Closed Today, January 27th; All evening activities are canceled.