The county will be using five different colors to indicate the status of the schools in the county: Green, Orange, Blue, Yellow and Red. The codes apply only to emergency or weather-related school status changes.
Code Green will apply when schools must unexpectedly open late or dismiss students early. During a code green status, all 12-month employees report to work on time, while 10- and 11-month employees adjust their schedules to reflect the delay or early dismissal.
Code Orange will apply on days when schools are closed due to inclement weather or other emergency. Code orange signals that all 12-month employees report to work on time, while 10- and 11-month employees do not report to work.
Code Blue will apply when schools are closed due to inclement weather for students and 10- and 11-month employees. Code blue signals that 12-month employees report to work but may request liberal leave. During code blue, emergency personnel must report and may not use liberal leave.
Code Yellow will apply when schools and offices are closed to students and employees except emergency personnel, who must report to work. During code yellow, liberal leave is not authorized for emergency personnel.
Code Red signals that schools and offices are closed to students and all employees. When code red is in effect, all FCPS buildings are closed to all personnel and others.
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