Multiple school districts delayed, closed, or operating remotely Friday due to flooding

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(WFXR) — While much of the rain is gone Friday morning, a number of localities in southwest Virginia are still impacted by flooding, leading to several school districts delaying classes, canceling them, or moving them online for the day.

This list of delays, closures, and virtual transitions for Friday, Nov. 13, will be updated as more information comes in:

Appomattox County Public Schools:

According to Appomattox County Public Schools’ website, the schools will be closed on Friday (Employee Code 2, report at 10 a.m.), but this will be an at-home workday for teachers and students are asked to continue working on independent remote learning assignments.

Averett University:

Averett University is set to operate on a two hour delay Friday, with offices set to open and classes scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. You can check out the delayed class schedule here.

Danville Public Schools:

Danville school officials say the Dan River is expected to crest at 29.9 feet early Friday morning, which means numerous streets will be closed throughout the city and surrounding area.

Therefore, Danville Public Schools will be closed (Employee Code 1) on Friday with no virtual instruction, no meal distribution, no employees to report to work, and all sites closed.

Pulaski County Public Schools:

Public schools in Pulaski County will be closed Friday (Code 1) due to flooding, but this will be a remote learning day. Parents and students can expect to receive their assignments via email or Canvas by 11 a.m. on Friday.

Westover Christian Academy:

Westover Christian Academy in Danville will be closed Friday due to forecasts of extreme flooding.

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