ALLEGHANY COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — On Monday, April 17, Alleghany County Schools will have a virtual learning day for students in 6th to 12th grade. Elementary students in grades 5 or below will attend classes as normal.

School leaders say the virtual day is part of the strategic planning to consolidate schools in the fall. Student breakfast and lunch will be available. Students attending Alleghany and Covington high schools will be able to receive breakfast from 8 a.m. until 9 a.m. and lunch from 11 a.m. until noon. Students in 6th to 8th grade, attending Jeter-Watson Elementary School or Clifton Middle School, can get breakfast and lunch from either high school.

Parents are encouraged to reach out to their child’s school if they have any questions about the schedule changes.

Another virtual learning day is planned for May 15, and on May 24 and May 25, students will be released early.