CSRA (WJBF) – Several area schools are switching to virtual learning towards the end of the week due to the threat of inclement weather.

Washington County public schools will shift to virtual learning on Friday, January 21st and will resume to in-person instruction on Monday January 24th due to the inclement weather being forecasted for the area.

Your individual schools will send home information explaining how your child will participate. All athletic events will be cancelled due to the unpredictability of this system.

If you have any questions, please reach out to info@wacoschools.org


Burke County Public Schools should not report to school Thursday, January 20th or Friday, January 21st as these will be work from home days due to inclement weather.

Details regarding your child’s schoolwork can be found on the district Distance Learning webpage and the teacher’s Google classroom.

Burke County High School Basketball games will be played at home as scheduled.


Richmond County Schools and Columbia County Schools will not be cancelled or delayed. They will have regularly scheduled classes. They will monitor weather conditions and send something out if something changes. For Columbia County, all after-school activities for Friday have been cancelled due to the possible winter precipitation and unsafe travel conditions.


Aiken County Public schools will be participating in e-learning/ remote school day Friday, January 21, 2022.

All ACPSD buildings and offices will be closed, no meal services will be provided, and all after-school events will be canceled.


Out of an abundance of caution due to the impending weather event, Saluda County Schools will operate with an eLearning day on Friday, January 21.