Due to the impending weather and potential icy conditions throughout the county, the Avery County School System will be CLOSED with a REMOTE ACADEMIC DAY today, Friday, March 1, 2024. Students should work on their “Day 1 Snow Packets” that were sent home earlier.
Good evening! Due to the current winter weather forecast over the next 24 hours, the Avery County School System will operate on a TWO HOUR DELAY on Friday, March 1, 2024. We will reassess conditions in the early morning hours and make a decision by 6:30 AM if schools must be closed. Thank you and stay safe!
Tonight your Vikings travel to Mountain Heritage High for the Conference Basketball Championship matchups. The JV Girls play at 4. Varsity girls will follow and the Varsity boys will end the night. Admission is $10. Go Vikings!
The information contained in the document linked below is to provide the public with information concerning the hiring practices of Avery County Schools. As you can tell from the data, over 93% of our hires over the past two years have come from Avery County or a neighboring county. https://5il.co/2eq8o
Due to hazardous travel conditions throughout the county, the Avery County School System will be CLOSED with an OPTIONAL WORKDAY on Tuesday, February 13, 2024
Good morning! Due to the current weather conditions across the county, the Avery County School System will operate on a TWO HOUR DELAY today, Tuesday, February 13, 2024. We will continue to monitor weather and travel conditions. If further changes to our schedule are necessary, including a school cancellation, that decision will be made by 7:30am. Please be careful traveling this morning!
ACS parents and community members who are also customers of Carolina West Wireless can sign up to have 3% of their phone bill donated to a school of their choice. Please follow this link to either sign up or renew your school preference. https://c4e.carolinawest.com/
Avery County High School will host a FAFSA and Scholarship information session on Thursday, February 8th from 5:30 to 7:00 in the media center. Seniors and their parents are encouraged to attend for assistance with completing the FAFSA and learning about scholarship opportunities.
Good evening Avery County Schools Families, In preparation for more winter weather, remote learning packets have been prepared for your child. We have one more "old-fashioned" snow day for students. After that, we will begin remote instruction. Students will be coming home with remote learning packets today. After missing one more day of school for weather, students will need to begin work on these packets. (We are allowed up to five remote days, so students will be coming home with five days worth of work in case it is needed.) Please see chart for grade level information and information on remote learning. The chart can be found attached to the message email, on our school webpage under "live feed" and on our Facebook page. Please note that technology/internet is not required to complete these assignments.
School level spelling bee winners will be competing for the district championship on February 2, 2024 at 1 pm. Watch a Live Stream of the Avery County Schools Spelling Bee - 2024 at the link below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tzIxj_6dK7s
Good afternoon! The Avery County School System will operate on a regular schedule on Friday, February 2, 2024. However, buses will not travel on the following gravel roads: Chestnut Dale, White Pine, John Greer, Reuben Wooten, Old Beech Mountain Gravel, & Dogwood Knob Gravel. Thank you and have a good evening!
Avery County Schools will be conducting Substitute Teacher Training on February 20th. Interested candidates should click the link below to complete the registration form. https://forms.gle/m8xJH8kz2Ffi2qX37
Attention Rising Juniors and Rising Seniors and their Parents: If you want to learn more about what it takes to be a teacher in North Carolina, then please check out the link below. You can apply to attend the Future Teachers of North Carolina Event hosted at Appalachian State University (8 NC Universities will be at this event). The event is free to attend and will be focused on giving you all the information you need to decide if you want to become a teacher. https://rcoe.appstate.edu/ftnc
Good afternoon! Due to continued hazardous conditions, the Avery County School System will operate on a TWO HOUR DELAY on Thursday, February 1, 2024. Buses will not travel any gravel roads.
Good morning Avery County Schools families. Due to inclement weather, Avery County Schools will be CLOSED with an OPTIONAL TEACHER WORKDAY today, Wednesday January 31st.
Good afternoon! Due to the impending winter weather for our area overnight, the Avery County School System will operate on a two hour delay on Wednesday, January 31, 2024. We will continue to monitor conditions overnight and reassess in the early morning hours. Any changes for tomorrow, including the need for a school cancellation, will be announced no later than 6:30 AM.
Good afternoon! The Avery County School System will operate on a REGULAR SCHEDULE on Tuesday, January 30, 2024. We have six (6) gravel roads that will not be traveled by bus. The list of roads are: Dogwood Knob Rd Whitepine Rd Sugar Mountain Rd #2 Arnett Rd Old Beech Mountain Rd Chestnut Dale Rd
Due to snowfall overnight and hazardous travel conditions this morning, the Avery County Schools System will be CLOSED with an OPTIONAL WORKDAY today, Monday, January 29, 2024. Faculty and staff may report at 11:00 AM.
Good evening! Due to current forecasts calling for snow and freezing temperatures overnight tonight, the Avery County School System will operate on a TWO HOUR DELAY on Monday, January 29, 2024. We will assess conditions in the early morning hours and announce any necessary changes to tomorrow’s schedule by 6:30AM.
Good afternoon! The Avery County School System will operate on a regular schedule with all bus routes completed including all gravel roads on Friday, January 26, 2024.