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CMS, other school districts switch to remote learning Friday due to winter weather

Several school districts in the WBTV viewing area are announcing delays and switches to remote learning for Friday as winter weather is expected in the Carolinas.
The remnants of last weekend’s snow and ice were concerning for Gaston County Schools leaders which led to a remote learning day for students and teachers.
Published: Jan. 20, 2022 at 6:07 PM EST|Updated: Jan. 21, 2022 at 6:33 AM EST
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - Several school districts in the WBTV viewing area are announcing closings, delays and switches to remote learning for Friday as winter weather is expected in the Carolinas.

LIST: FULL LIST OF CLOSINGS AND DELAYS

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

CMS leaders made the decision for Friday, Jan. 21 to be a remote instruction day.

“Weather forecasts differ on the potential impact for icy roads Friday in parts of Mecklenburg County, so out of an abundance of caution district staff determined the best course of action is to protect the safety of students and staff by transitioning to remote instruction for the day,” a message from CMS read.

Make-up days for high school end of course testing will be announced at a later date.

Before School and After School Enrichment programs will be closed Friday.

Athletics and extracurricular activities scheduled for Friday and Saturday will be postponed and rescheduled. Community Use of Schools activities will not be permitted Friday or Saturday.

The new semester will begin as scheduled Tuesday, Jan. 25. Any necessary testing for high school students will be held concurrently with the beginning of the semester.

Anson County Schools

Anson County Schools will be closed for students and staff on Friday, Jan. 21.

Union County Schools

On Friday, Jan. 21, schools will be closed for students (no virtual instruction). In addition, all school activities are canceled on Friday. This includes athletics, the after-school program, practices, etc.

Alexander County Schools

Alexander County Schools will operate remotely for students and staff on Friday, Jan. 21.

Lincoln County Schools

Friday, January 21, Lincoln County Schools will have a remote learning day for students and will operate on a 2-hr delay optional/remote workday schedule for staff.

Burke County Schools

Burke County Public Schools campuses will be closed on Friday, Jan. 21, 2022. Students will have a remote learning day.

Cleveland County Schools

Cleveland County Schools will be closed for students on Friday, Jan. 21. The day will be an optional workday with a two-hour delay for staff.

Gaston County Schools

Friday, Jan. 21 will be a remote learning day for all students and teachers in Gaston County Schools

Cabarrus County Schools

All Cabarrus County Schools students will have a Remote Learning Day on Friday, Jan. 21 due to inclement weather predicted to impact our area.

Watauga County Schools

Watauga County Schools will operate on an Inclement Weather Remote Learning Day for both Thursday and Friday, Jan. 20 and 21. No students will report to school buildings. Teachers and other instructional staff may choose to work remotely, if needed, for their safety.

Iredell-Statesville Schools

Iredell-Statesville Schools will move to a Virtual/Remote Student Day with a 3-hour delay for staff for Friday, Jan. 21, 2022.

Hickory Public Schools

Hickory Public Schools will operate on a remote learning day on Friday, Jan. 21.

Caldwell County Schools

Friday, Jan. 21, is a remote learning day for students and a workday for staff in Caldwell County Schools.

Rowan-Salisbury Schools

Rowan-Salisbury Schools will operate on Friday as a remote learning day for students and staff.

Kannapolis City Schools

There will be no school for Kannapolis City Schools students Friday, Jan. 21.

Chester County Schools

Chester County Schools will move to an asynchronous remote learning day for Friday, Jan. 21. With asynchronous instruction, students work independently on provided assignments.

Rock Hill Schools

On Friday, Rock Hill Schools will engage in eLearning as the weather forecasts are predicting temperatures at or below freezing from overnight through the entire day.

All district and school facilities are closed for Friday, Jan. 21. That also includes closing activities and practices as well.

Fort Mill Schools

Fort Mill Schools will transition all schools to eLearning for Friday, Jan. 21. All schools and district facilities will be closed and all afterschool activities and program are canceled.

Lancaster County School District

Due to the threat of inclement weather, Friday, Jan. 21 will be an e-learning day for all Lancaster County School District schools and offices.

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