Both Watauga and Avery County schools will be closed today. Watauga schools announcement said “Due to many snow and ice covered roads in the district as well as some overnight refreezing, schools in Watauga County will be closed for students on Monday, December 11th. It will be an Optional Teacher Workday. Teachers and Staff may report on a two hour delay if needed to ensure safe travels to work.” Avery County also reported that it would be an optional workday for teachers.
This is the second day of school missed for Watauga this school year with Friday being the first.