The Watauga County Board of Education will hold an emergency meeting on Tuesday, July 28 at 5 pm.

The meeting will be held at the Margaret Gragg Education Center, 175 Pioneer Trail, Boone, and will allow the board to hear an update on school reopening planning and to consider taking action on an updated recommendation for the return to in-person instruction.

The meeting will be held in person with appropriate precautions taken for the health and safety of the public.

The public may offer comments to the board either in person or via email to Superintendent Scott Elliott at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The deadline for submitting comments is 4:30 PM on July 28, 2020.

Persons wishing to make public comment in person will be expected to wear face masks and maintain appropriate social distancing.

To access a live stream of the meeting, search for Watauga County Schools on Youtube or by direct link here: https://youtu.be/aSNMuLN4gik