GCS Students Will Learn Remotely on Friday

For Immediate Release: Jan. 7, 2021

Contact: Janson Silvers (336) 370-8307
Media Desk (336) 574-5730

GCS Students Will Learn Remotely on Friday

Greensboro, N.C. – In anticipation of inclement weather expected to impact Guilford County tomorrow, all Guilford County Schools students will learn remotely on Friday, Jan. 8.

Any activities planned for Saturday, Jan. 9, including athletics and testing, will also be canceled.

School nutrition will send two meals home with students on Thursday. Families of students currently learning remotely may pick-up two meals today for each child.

Teachers may work remotely from home. Central Offices will operate on a normal schedule. While tomorrow is a remote learning day, all personnel will have the same options currently available to them under the district’s inclement weather policy under Board of Education Policy AFC<www.gcsnc.com/cms/lib/NC01910393/Centricity/Domain/234/Policies%20and%20Procedures/Policy/AFC%20-%20EMERGENCY%20CLOSING.pdf> and Procedure AFC-P<www.gcsnc.com/cms/lib/NC01910393/Centricity/Domain/234/Policies%20and%20Procedures/Procedures/AFC-P%20EMERGENCY%20CLOSING.pdf>.

Schools will be open for school and district personnel only. Personnel needed to assist with any weather-related impacts or critical operations are designated in advance by supervisors, and may be called in. Employees should check with their supervisors for additional guidance.

For more information about the inclement weather policy, including the steps GCS takes to determine whether to close or delay school, click here.<nam05.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.gcsnc.com%2Fdomain%2F254&data=02%7C01%7Csilverj%40gcsnc.com%7C13dac85a85174a57679e08d7ab72a53d%7C9ae2fb1fdea24c4381947624fcbbb30c%7C0%7…>

About Guilford County Schools
Guilford County Schools, the third largest school district in North Carolina and one of the 50 largest of more than 14,000 in the United States, serves 70,000 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<www.gcsnc.com>.

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