Weather Policy

We follow Fairfax County Public Schools  (FCPS) policy for inclement weather school closings and delayed openings. Fairfax County Public Schools severe weather announcements can be viewed at the FCPS Emergency Information website or you may call them to hear a recording at the FCPS hotline at 800-839-FCPS (3277).

FCPS announcements will be made on the local radio stations, TV stations and on Cable TV Channel 21. Announcements are made after 6:00am. Listen for the information given for Fairfax County Public Schools, then check the list below for its impact on Stepping Stones.

Closed / Cancellation

There will be no school at Stepping Stones.

Two-Hour Delayed Opening

(Please note that our opening is not quite 2 hours late)

  • Morning (AM) session reports at 11:00am and dismisses at 1:00pm. The regular snack policy is in effect.
  • Afternoon (PM) session reports at 1:15pm and dismisses at 3:15pm. The regular snack policy will be in effect.
  • All PAL & STEAM students should report at 11:00am and bring their lunch as normal. Pick-up time is 3:15pm.
Two-Hour Early Closing

Morning classes will dismiss at 11:00am. Afternoon classes, PAL & STEAM will be canceled.