Maryland Blogger: Private Schools Openings Delayed in Montgomery County, MD

Private Schools Openings Delayed in Montgomery County, MD

Private Schools Openings Delayed in Montgomery County, MD


Private schools closed until October 1

Montgomery County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles issued a press release July 31 prohibiting all private schools in the area from re-opening for in-person instruction until October 1.

The directive is effective immediately. Anyone who violates the order will be guilty of a misdemeanor and be charged up to a year in prison, a fine not more than $5,000, or both.

The decision will be re-evaluated prior to October 1.

Montgomery County Public Schools has already decided to continue with virtual instruction until January 2021.


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Comment balloon 11 commentsRoy Kelley • August 01 2020 12:11PM


Good morning Roy. Can't go to church and can't go to school but peaceful protests that turn into riots are tolerated. Local political leadership has not a clue! Enjoy your day!

Posted by Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker - Retired (Wayne M Martin) 13 days ago

The government sure has control of everything and everyone is just following along like sheep.

Posted by Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ (Arizona Focus Realty) 13 days ago

Hello Roy - I am sure everyone would like schools to reopen but safety should remain a top priority.  

Posted by Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393 13 days ago

Hello Roy,  I am all for shutting things down till we get the numbers down and soon.


Posted by Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!" (Hamm Homes) 13 days ago


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Posted by Roy Kelley (Realty Group Referrals) 13 days ago

I feel so sad for children right now. All of this is hard to fathom as an adult, imagine being a young child, and trying to makes sense of this...and miss school, and seeing friends. :( So sad. 

Posted by Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD, REALTORS® in Clark County, WA (ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors) 13 days ago


And this too shall pass and things will get back to where they were, perhaps we will all be more appreciative of our lives.  A

Posted by Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy (Napa Consultants) 13 days ago

I'm glad my children are grown right now!  These are difficult times for parents to navigate when it comes to education.

Posted by Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent (GreatWest Realty) 13 days ago

Your feedback is always welcome and is very much appreciated.

Posted by Roy Kelley (Realty Group Referrals) 12 days ago

Safety First of course Roy. These are not easy times for children or parents. Everyone is trying to do their best, especially when it involves education!

Posted by Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400, Long Island Home and Condo Specialists (The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803) 12 days ago

Good Monday morning to all.

Take care, be safe and have a great day.

Posted by Roy Kelley (Realty Group Referrals) 11 days ago