Early Dismissal / Closing of Schools Due to Inclement Weather
School closings or delays will be posted on the Edenton-Chowan Schools' website. Call-outs are sent to the students primary home phone number through our Alert Now System.
The Edenton-Chowan Schools voice mail system features information about weather delays. After dialing a particular school, parents can dial 500 to access weather information at D.F. Walker School (252-221-4151), Chowan Middle School (252-221-4131) and John A. Holmes High School (252-482-8426). Parents whose children attend White Oak School (252-221-4078) should dial 600 for information on weather-related delays.
Parents also may find out information about weather delays through the following radio and television stations:
WERX 102.5 FM
WRSF 105.7 FM
WRVS 89.9 FM
WGAI 560 AM
WITN-TV 7 - to access their Web site for a complete listing of delay/closing information
Weather conditions are always monitored by school personnel who remain in continuous contact with the Chowan County Emergency Operation Center. The decision to close or delay school is made by school officials no later than 6:10 A.M. The local media is notified of any school cancellation, early dismissal or delay and given information of alternate schedules.
If the local media or school voice mail systems are not announcing information concerning Edenton-Chowan Schools, then the schools operate on a normal schedule.
For further questions you may contact the Central Office at 252-482-4436.