By Jesse Wood
Feb. 2, 2015. The Watauga County Board of Education has scheduled three budget retreats in March to review budget requests for the 2015-16 school year from department heads and principals at each school in the Watauga County Schools system.
The meetings will be held Monday through Wednesday, March 2 to 4. Each meeting starts at 5 p.m. and takes place in the Margaret Gragg Education Center at 175 Pioneer Trail in Boone.
WCS spokesman Marshall Ashcraft noted that the regular monthly meetings for the school board and school committees will still take place in the month of March.