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Avery and Watauga County Schools Closed, While Colleges Operating on Extended Delay

Compiled by Jesse Wood

Watauga Campus of Caldwell Community College

The Watauga Campus has canceled day classes for Tuesday, Feb. 24. A decision regarding evening classes will be made by 4pm​

Watauga County Schools

Schools are closed for students and 10 month personnel for Tuesday, February 24th. The snow day program at Hardin Park will open at 7:30 a.m.  Schools will be open and will operate on an early release schedule for Saturday, Feb. 28,  weather permitting.

Avery County Schools

Due to dangerous roads conditions across our county and the forecast for snow continuing throughout the day, the Avery County Schools will be closed for students and staff on Tuesday, Feb. 24.  It is a “no day” for ten-month employees.  Eleven and 12-month employees may work on a two-hour delay or take an annual leave/vacation day.

“Snow Camp” at the YMCA will operate from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Appalachian State University

All classes that meet before 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24, are now cancelled

All classes that meet before 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24, are now cancelled. Classes that meet at 2 p.m. and later will meet as scheduled. If this decision changes, notification will be sent by noon. More information