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School for ACS, WCS Canceled on Monday

By Jesse Wood

Feb. 16, 2015. Schools in Avery and Watauga counties are closed on Monday due to dangerous road conditions in parts of the county. With the present weather forecasts, Tuesday is likely to be a snow day as well.

Here are the brief announcements from each of the school systems on Monday.

Watauga County Schools:

Schools are closed for students, teachers, and all 10-month personnel on Monday, Feb. 16.  The snow day program at Hardin Park will open at 7:30 a.m.

Avery County Schools:

Due to dangerous road conditions in several areas of our county, the Avery County Schools will be closed for students and staff on Monday, Feb. 16. It is an annual leave/vacation day for 10-month staff. Eleven or 12-month employees may work or take an annual leave/vacation day. Snow camp will be operating at the YMCA from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m.