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Avery, Watauga Schools Closed Wednesday

Avery County Schools

Due to dangerous secondary roads throughout our county, the Avery County Schools will be closed for students and staff on Wednesday, Feb. 25.  It is a “no day” for ten-month employees.  Eleven and 12-month employees may work or take an annual leave/vacation day.

“Snow Camp” at the YMCA will operate from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Also, registration for the YMCA spring dance and tumble gym classes will be open through Wednesday, March 4. For more information call 828-737-5500.

The first round of the state basketball tournament scheduled at Avery High School for tonight has been postponed until 4 p.m. tomorrow.

Watauga County Schools

On Wednesday, Feb. 25, schools will be closed for students and it will be an optional workday for teachers.  The snow day program at Hardin Park will open at 7:30 a.m.  School based personnel may report to work on a two hour delay.

The “Parent Night” at Watauga High School scheduled for Feb. 24 has been rescheduled for Tuesday, March 3 at 5:30 p.m.   Schools will be open and will operate on an early release schedule for Saturday, February 28th,  weather permitting.