Code Orange Expectations:

  • All students will receive live virtual instruction in all their classes from 9 a.m. - 1:50 p.m.
  • Students should check their Canvas courses for links to attend their online instruction.
  • As with any school day, teachers may provide new learning as part of the delivery of instruction during regular scheduled classes. The purpose of Advisory Period remains as is.
  • Students will have a 50-minute break for lunch.
  • Time will be provided for students to go to the restroom between online class sessions.

Code Orange Attendance:

  • Students will need to turn their cameras on and participate in the class to be counted as present. Blurred or other backgrounds can be utilized by students.
  • If a student has trouble logging in on a Code Orange Day, Families should contact the PWCS Help Desk at 703-791-8826. Mr. Nemerow and Mr. Holly will also be available for students. They can be reached by chat ( or or email ( or 
  • If a student forgets their school-issued device at school, they can use another device or phone to access most applications online, including Canvas, Office 365, and Zoom.

For more information about Code Orange and other weather-related closures, please see the PWCS Inclement Weather page.

GHS Code Orange Bell Schedules:

Period Red Day (Odd)
1 9:00 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.
3 10:00 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.
Lunch 11:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.
5 12:00 p.m. - 12:50 p.m.
7 1:00 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.

Period Grey Day (Even)
2 9:00 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.
4 10:00 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.
Lunch 11:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.
6 12:00 p.m. - 12:50 p.m.
Nest 1 1:00 p.m. - 1:25 p.m.
Nest 2 1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.