GCS Schools to Close Monday, April 16

For Immediate Release: 15, 2018

Contact: Tina Firesheets (336) 370-8307
(336) 669-3309, mobile
Nora Carr (704) 491-3204, mobile
Media Desk (336) 574-5730

GCS Schools to Close Monday, April 16
There will be no school for staff and students

Greensboro, N.C. – There will be no school for students and staff on Monday, April 16 due to extensive damage and power outages caused by a tornado that hit Greensboro Sunday afternoon.

Essential personnel, facilities and maintenance staff will report as scheduled and directed by their supervisors.

Three schools were significantly damaged: Hampton, Peeler and Erwin Elementary. Others were without electricity late Sunday evening, including: Simkins, Falkener, Monticello-Brown Summit, Bessemer, McLeansville and Bluford Elementary; the Academy at Lincoln and Hairston Middle; Dudley High and Herbin-Metz and Gateway Education Center, Middle College at Bennett. In addition, the Franklin Boulevard administration office is also without power.

More information will be shared as it becomes available.

About Guilford County Schools
Guilford County Schools, the third largest school district in North Carolina, the 47th largest of more than 14,000 in the United States, and serves more than 73,000 PK-12 students at 126 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.

This e-mail is for the sole use of the individual for whom it is intended. If you are neither the intended recipient, nor agent responsible for delivering this e-mail to the intended recipient, any disclosure, retransmission, copying, or taking action in reliance on this information is strictly prohibited. If you have received this e-mail in error, please notify the person transmitting the information immediately. All e-mail correspondence to and from this e-mail address may be subject to NC Public Records Law which result in monitoring and disclosure to third parties, including law enforcement. In compliance with federal laws, Guilford County Schools administers all educational programs, employment activities and admissions without discrimination because of race, religion, national or ethnic origin, color, age, military service, disability or gender, except where exemption is appropriate and allowed by law. Refer to the Board of Education’s Discrimination Free Environment Policy AC for a complete statement. Inquiries or complaints should be directed to the Guilford County Schools Compliance Officer, 120 Franklin Boulevard, Greensboro, NC 27401; 336-370-2323

Be the first to comment on "GCS Schools to Close Monday, April 16"

Leave a comment