Montgomery County schools – including virtual academy – closing early today

All Montgomery County schools – including the Virtual Academy – will close early today in anticipation of the remnants of Hurricane Ida arriving in the region.

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Meteorologists say significant rainfall and flash flooding are expected today.

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Students will be dismissed 2.5 hours earlier than usual.

Any activities that use schools buildings are canceled, and daycare programs in school buildings will be closed.

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District officials said that employees will receive further information about the status of administrative buildings.