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CMS closed Tuesday, other school districts announce plans due to icy road conditions left by winter storm

Several school districts in the WBTV viewing area are announcing closings and switches to remote learning for Tuesday as icy road conditions remain an issue after a weekend winter storm in the Carolinas.
Published: Jan. 15, 2022 at 12:34 AM EST|Updated: Jan. 18, 2022 at 5:35 AM EST
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - Several school districts in the WBTV viewing area are announcing closings and switches to remote learning for Tuesday as icy road conditions remain an issue after a weekend winter storm in the Carolinas.

LIST: FULL LIST OF CLOSINGS AND DELAYS

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

CMS schools will be closed for students on Tuesday, Jan. 18, due to dangerous road conditions in parts of Mecklenburg County.

A make-up day is scheduled for Feb. 21.

The EOC and EOG testing make-up schedule will be determined shortly and communicated with students and families who are impacted. The CMS 2021-2022 Academic Calendar will be updated to reflect changes.

Teachers and staff will have a regular workday on Tuesday, Jan. 18 in accordance with the updated severe weather guidelines issued by CMS.

Gaston County Schools

Because of dangerous road conditions across the county, Gaston County Schools will be closed on Tuesday, Jan. 18 for students and 10-month and 11-month employees.

Union County Public Schools

For Union County Public Schools, there will be no school for students on Tuesday, Jan. 18 as it will operate as an optional teacher workday for traditional schools.

Iredell-Statesville Schools

Due to snow and ice conditions across Iredell County, Iredell-Statesville Schools will be closed for students with an optional teacher workday for Tuesday, Jan. 18.

Rowan-Salisbury Schools

Due to hazardous road conditions across the county, Rowan-Salisbury Schools will be closed for all students and staff, Tuesday, Jan. 18 and all after-school activities (athletics/practices) are canceled.

Lincoln County Schools

Lincoln County Schools will be closed on Tuesday, Jan 18 for students, 10-month, and 11-month employees.

Rock Hill Schools

Rock Hill Schools will engage with eLearning Tuesday due to the forecast of refreezing ice that will make it unsafe to open their buildings.

All district buildings and schools will be closed to the team, this includes facilities and custodians.

Lancaster County Schools

Due to the threat of black ice and power outages, Tuesday, Jan. 18 will be an e-learning day for all Lancaster County Schools and offices.

Newton-Conover Schools

Due to the impact of the winter storm, Newton-Conover City Schools will be closed for students with an optional remote workday for eligible staff on Tuesday, Jan. 18. Campuses are closed for staff and students.

Kid Connection will be CLOSED.

Watauga County Schools

Watauga County Schools will be closed for students on Tuesday, Jan. 18. It will be an optional teacher workday. Staff should check their school emails for additional information about work options. Everyone should prioritize their safety in making decisions about travel.

Fort Mill Schools

Due to the possibility for unsafe traveling conditions following the winter storm this weekend, all Fort Mill schools will transition to eLearning for Tuesday, Jan. 18. Transitioning this day to eLearning means that students will not have to make-up this day later in the year.

This transition to eLearning also means that all afterschool activities and programs are canceled.

Ashe County Schools

Ashe County Schools closed tomorrow, Tuesday, Jan. 18, optional teacher workday

Chester County Schools

Due to unsafe road conditions, Chester County Schools will move to asynchronous remote learning on Tuesday, Jan. 18. Teachers will advise students of assignments for the day and will provide support as needed.

Chester County Schools will return to normal operations on Wednesday, Jan. 19 unless otherwise stated.

Cabarrus County Schools

As a result of hazardous driving conditions on secondary roads, school will be closed for students at Wolf Meadow Elementary School, Cabarrus-Kannapolis Early College High School and Cabarrus Early College of Technology on Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022.

It will be an optional remote day for CCS employees.

Catawba County Schools

Due to the continued snow and icy conditions, there will be no school (in-person or virtual) for Catawba County Schools students and staff (also, no QUEST) on Tuesday, Jan. 18. This day will not need to be made up for students.

Caldwell County Schools

School is closed for students on Tuesday, Jan. 18. It will be an optional teacher workday.

Burke County Public Schools

The Burke County Public Schools board had already voted to make Tuesday a Teacher Workday in part to help with their COVID situation.

Alexander County Schools

Due to hazardous and unsafe road conditions, Alexander County Schools will be closed for students on Tuesday, Jan. 18. Staff will work remotely.

Anson County Schools

The Anson County School District says school will be closed for students and staff on Tuesday, Jan. 18.

Stanly County Schools

Within the current calendar, Stanly County Schools will already be operating as closed on Monday for the holiday, and Tuesday and Wednesday are scheduled professional and sheltered professional days for traditional schools.

Hickory Public Schools

Hickory Public Schools students are not in school on Tuesday, Jan. 18. As for employees, the superintendent announced that facilities will be closed Tuesday.

Kannapolis City Schools

Kannapolis City Schools did not have school for students scheduled for Jan. 18 as it was a staff workday. School district officials have now communicated that staff should plan to work from home for Jan. 18.

Mecklenburg Area Catholic Schools

All MACS schools will be closed on Tuesday, Jan. 18.

Lake Norman Charter School

Already, Lake Norman Charter School has canceled classes for Tuesday, Jan. 18. The school says this is due to the snowy and icy road and campus conditions. All school and school-related activities are also canceled. There may also be an impact to normal school operations on Wednesday.

Appalachian State University

At Appalachian State University, classes on Jan. 18 will not meet in person. Online/course winterization options will be used to the greatest possible extent.

Catawba Valley Community College

Due to inclement weather, all CVCC campuses will be closed on Tuesday, Jan. 18. All day and evening classes and activities are canceled.

Central Piedmont Community College

Central Piedmont Community College will have a remote learning and workday Tuesday, Jan. 18 for students and most employees.

Catawba College

Due to the continued poor road conditions as a result of Sunday’s winter storm and freezing temperatures, Catawba College will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 18.

Livingstone College

Livingstone College will be closed on Tuesday, Jan. 18, due to inclement weather. Essential personnel only should report to work in person.

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College

Due to the inclement weather, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College will open at noon Tuesday, Jan. 18.

Southlake Christian Academy

Southlake Christian Academy will be closed on Tuesday, Jan. 18.

Chesterfield County Schools

Chesterfield County Schools officials say there’s no decision at the time, as decisions are made the afternoon before at the earliest.

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