For Immediate Release: July 2, 2020
Contact: Janson Silvers (336) 370-8307
Media Desk (336) 574-5730
GCS Postponing Athletic and Marching Band Restart
Activities will now begin on July 20
Greensboro, N.C. – In alignment with the governor’s recent decision as part of Executive Order No. 147<nam05.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fgovernor.nc.gov%2Fdocuments%2Fexecutive-order-no-147&data=02%7C01%7Csilverj%40gcsnc.com%7C1d3e314e2b3a477e3a5b08d81ecab35b%7C9ae2fb1fdea24c…> to extend Phase 2 of North Carolina’s reopening plan, Staying Ahead of the Curve<nam05.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.nc.gov%2Fcovid-19%2Fstaying-ahead-curve&data=02%7C01%7Csilverj%40gcsnc.com%7C1d3e314e2b3a477e3a5b08d81ecab35b%7C9ae2fb1fdea24c438194762…>, through July 17 Guilford County Schools (GCS) is postponing the restart of athletic conditioning and marching band practices.
Instead of beginning on Monday, July 6, GCS will restart activities on Monday, July 20, pending further public health guidance or executive orders. The district remains strongly committed to our athletics, marching band and other student activities and will restart these programs as soon as public health indicates it is safe to do so.
About Guilford County Schools
Guilford County Schools, the third largest school district in North Carolina and the 47th largest of more than 14,000 in the United States, serves 73,000 PK-12 students at 125 schools. With approximately 10,000 employees, GCS works in partnership with parents, businesses, colleges and the community to deliver an education that connects student interests and skills with the careers and economy of our future here and around the world. We provide educational choices to meet individual student needs in a culturally diverse citizenship and new opportunities to help our students Soar to Greatness. For more information, visit the district’s website at www.gcsnc.com<nam05.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.gcsnc.com%2F&data=02%7C01%7Csilverj%40gcsnc.com%7C79407275dd6940ec549d08d7e890bf0b%7C9ae2fb1fdea24c4381947624fcbbb30c%7C0%7C0%7C63723358…>.
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