Due to the forecast of inclement weather, today (December 16) will be a remote learning day in the Catawba County, Newton-Conover, Hickory Public, and Burke County Schools. There will be no school in the Caldwell County system, it will be an optional planning day for staff.
In the Catawba County Schools, QUEST will be closed, teachers will post assignments by 9:00 a.m., and no makeup day is needed. In the Newton-Conover system, Kid Connection will operate at North Newton Elementary School only beginning at 9:00 am. Staff should check their email for details.
In the Hickory Public Schools, students in grades K-12 will continue the regular remote schedule. Pre-K students will be remote. Staff follows Option G. In Burke County it is a remote day for staff who are able to work remotely. Other staff are to use caution and report to work when they feel safe. Daycares in Burke County will be closed and high school exams scheduled today will be rescheduled for Friday (December 18). High school make-up exams will be scheduled for next Monday (December 21).