Snow Days or Emergency Days

On days that District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) are in session, Powell will follow the decision of the DCPS to open late or close due to inclement weather or emergency as announced on the radio, TV, or internet This policy also affects the Extended Day Program because there is no Extended Day Program when the building is closed. To find out if DCPS or Powell is closed, please listen to the radio, or watch a local news station or log onto All other changes in the school schedule will be made by the Principals and announced by telephone or directly to parents.