weather policy

When it is necessary to change the time for school opening or closing, due to inclement, or other emergencies, please note that the Board has approved the following policy:

  1. Highland Park Christian Academy will generally  follow Prince Georges’ Public Schools closing and delayed opening schedule.

    However, turn to each television station 4, 5, 7, 8 and/or 9. Listen and look for Highland Park Christian Academy.

    If you do not see or hear Highland Park Christian Academy, we will open at the schedule time.

  2. Listen to radio stations WHUR or WTOP for listings of our school closings.
    Note: WTOP Radio Network includes: 1500 AM; 107.7 FM; 820 AM; 104.3 FM. You may also visit the following web sites: and
  3. When possible, parents will be notified the evening before so that appropriate arrangements consistent with the predicted inclement weather can be made. Please provide Ms. Cole with your current cell # so you may receive text messages of our closings and delays as well.
  4. When it is necessary to have a delayed opening, there will be No Before Childcare. Children report to school at 10:30 a.m. with notification of a 2 hour delay.