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January 28

Watauga County Schools will operate on an Inclement Weather Remote Learning Day for Thursday, January 28th. This means that all students in-person or WVA who would have had direct instruction today will now join their classes remotely from home. Teachers and other instructional staff may choose to work remotely, if needed, for their safety. All K-8 in-person and WVA students will begin instruction at 10 AM and follow the schedule provided by their teachers. All high school in-person and WVA students will begin instruction at 10:30 AM. Students who are on their flex days will continue to complete their flex day assignments like normal. Those 10th grade students in Pioneer Cohort (Cohort B) who would have participated in the PreACT on Thursday will now do so on Friday, January 29th. The PreACT will be administered if on a regular or delayed schedule. For more information about remote learning days, please visit our website at and click on Virtual/Remote Learning tab at the top. The Holiday/ Snowday Program at Hardin Park is scheduled to open at 7:30 AM.

On Thursday, January 28, 2021 Avery County Schools will be on a Remote Learning Day.

Ashe County Schools will continue remote learning through February 1

Appalachian State classes meeting online will meet as scheduled on Jan. 27-28. For classes scheduled to meet on campus, students should check ASULearn or with their faculty for course winterization options. Adverse Weather Condition 1 in effect for non-faculty employees from 11pm Jan. 27 - Jan. 28 at 5pm. Please use caution. More info:

Caldwell Community College's and Technical Institute's Watauga Campus will open today, Thursday, Jan. 28, at 12 p.m. for all classes and campus activities.

Boone Dermatology Clinic will open at 10:00 am on Thursday, January 28th.