JACKSONVILLE, NC (WNCT) — School systems around Eastern North Carolina are adjusting their Friday schedules due to the possible weather impact from the remains of Ian.
Onslow County Schools posted on its website that schools will let students out three hours early on Friday. All after-school activities will also be canceled on Friday.
The notice reads, “OCS has been closely monitoring the progress of Hurricane Ian over the past few days. Current forecasts have the center of the storm passing to our west. However, Onslow County is expected to experience effects from Ian over the coming days.”
The notice also indicates staff will have an early release on Friday “as notified by their supervisor.”
Carteret County Public Schools will operate on a Remote Instruction Day on Friday. Thursday, Friday and weekend events have also been canceled or rescheduled.
Tyrrell County Schools has sent out a notice that it will hold remote learning on Friday. All of the schools will be closed on Friday. After-school activities for Thursday and Friday have been canceled.
Pamlico County Schools has announced it will be closed Friday for students and staff.
Bear Grass Charter School will be closed on Friday.
Washington County Schools will switch to remote learning on Friday.
Northeast Regional School of Biotechnology and Agriscience will be closed Friday and will conduct remote learning.
Edgecombe Community College will be closed on Friday.
Martin County Schools posted on Twitter at 4:30 p.m. Thursday that it would operate on a regular schedule with an early release day for Friday. “If conditions warrant a change of plans, families and staff will be notified as quickly as possible.”
Pamlico Community College will be closed on Friday.
Craven Community College will be closed on Friday through Sunday due to the weather threat, school officials announced Friday morning. Classes will go on as scheduled Thursday but “classes and activities at all locations, including New Bern, Havelock and the Volt Center” are canceled for Friday. Only emergency personnel will have access to the grounds and facilities until college officials have deemed the campus safe for staff, faculty and students, officials said.
Lenoir Community College will be closed on Friday for all students and staff.
Pender County Schools has announced it will operate on a remote-learning schedule on Friday due to Hurricane Ian. The school system made the announcement Wednesday afternoon on its website. It also said “no teachers, staff, or students are to report to their school or office building. Teachers will instruct students on assignments that are to be completed during the day of remote learning.”
Duplin County Schools announced it has cancelled all Thursday after-school activities, and will be closed Friday for students and staff.
Elizabeth City – Pasquotank Schools anounced it will be closed Friday.