Prince George's Schools Holding Lockdown Drill Tuesday

No one will be allowed to enter or exit school buildings for about 20 minutes.

On Tuesday, Feb. 26 at 10 a.m., Prince George's County Public Schools are set to hold a systemic lockdown drill.

The drill is designed to "test internal procedures for protecting our students, teachers and staff in the event of an emergency," according to school officials.

The lockdown is schedued to last approximately 20 minutes, during which no one will be allowed to enter or exit school buildings.

Prince George's County schools that serve College Park include:

  • Berwyn Heights Elementary School
  • Hollywood Elementary School
  • Hyattsville Middle School
  • Northwestern High School
  • Paint Branch Elementary School
  • Parkdale High School
Concern Parents PGPS March 02, 2013 at 03:55 PM
Carmody Hills Elementary School PG County Maryland; A Gun/ look alike was confiscated at the school and was not handle properly. The uncovering by the PTA President which he has a child enrolled there. He broke the store first to us partents. We feel that there is a cover up of this case.For more information please contact Mr Watson his number is (301) 440-7899. We are doing our best to protect our school and we can see thru the emails that are being sent out by Mr. Watson that there is a cover up and they don't this leak to the press. We are in full support of Mr. Watson... The PGCPS School Board is avoiding the issue. If they will not talk we will we have over 12 thousand plus student that are effect by this manner. Please Look into this matter - remember there is two side to every story there and ours with proof.


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