Due to the projected forecast of Hurricane Michael, Craven County Schools will be closed Thursday, Oct. 11 for students and staff of the eight schools that reopened this week, along with Early College Campuses. Officials will monitor the situation before deciding whether school should be closed Friday, as well.
Students and staff of the 15 other school sites that had not yet reopened due to continuing issues from Hurricane Florence will remain closed..
Schools affected by the Thursday closure are Oaks Road Academy, Creekside Elementary, Ben D. Quinn Elementary, Bridgeton Elementary, Vanceboro Farm Life Elementary, Grover C. Fields Middle, New Bern High, and West Craven High.
Custodians and maintenance staff are asked to report as normal unless contacted by their immediate supervisor.
Central Office Staff should plan to report if safely able to do so.
District officials will continue to monitor the storm during the next 24 hours and share any updated information regarding Friday as soon as possible.