Update on Driver Education Classes:
Alleghany County Schools will begin behind the wheel instruction(BTW) for those students that meet all requirements for BTW instruction. Instructors will be following the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services and the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction guidance and requirements for BTW instruction. Driver’s education instructors have received training and guidance on these requirements and all proper cleaning and safety protocols will be observed. Drivers education instructors will be in contact with parents and students to provide more information and schedule instruction times.
While schools are closed to students, yellow school buses remain in operation in many areas of the state, delivering meals and instructional materials to students.
Watch for yellow buses making stops on the road, and follow the school bus stop-arm law that requires each motorist to bring their vehicle to a stop and remain stopped until the red lights are deactivated and the bus begins moving.
Please also watch for adult and child pedestrians traveling during different times of the day than usual. Those same students who would be walking to and from school bus stops when schools are in session may now be walking to school bus stops to receive much needed nutrition and educational support during this state of emergency.
Do your part to keep them safe!
Drive responsibly, avoid distractions and focus on the road, and STOP for school buses!
Congratulations to Maggie Murphy, a teacher at Piney Creek School for being named a recipient of the National University System-Sanford Teacher Award for North Carolina. Ms. Murphy now joins winners from all 50 states and the District of Columbia as some of the nation’s top inspiring teachers.
Alleghany County Schools mission is to:
Alleghany County Schools will be a safe, collaborative, inspirational, and trusting learning community. Partnership and positive relationships will enable all learners to be valued and supported to achieve educational, personal, and societal success today and into the future.