RSS moves classes remote Friday, capping off week of delays, cancellations

Published 5:18 pm Thursday, January 20, 2022

SALISBURY – Rowan-Salisbury Schools will hold classes remotely Friday to end a week where students spent only a few hours in classrooms.
The district cited inclement weather and temperatures dropping below freezing most of Friday. Summit Virtual Academy will remain on a regular schedule. All after-school activities for Friday are canceled.
Students were in class on Thursday on a two-hour delay. It was the only day this week students were in classes. Classes weren’t held Monday in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day and classes were also canceled Tuesday and moved remote Wednesday.
The National Weather Service is forecasting a low of 24 degrees tonight with snow and rain possible as well as a small chance of snow Friday with temperatures peaking at only 28 degrees and a low of 16 degrees that night. Saturday is expected to be sunny, with temperatures creeping above freezing again.

About Carl Blankenship

Carl Blankenship has covered education for the Post since December 2019. Before coming to Salisbury he was a staff writer for The Avery Journal-Times in Newland and graduated from Appalachian State University in 2017, where he was editor of The Appalachian.

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