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UPDATE: WJCC & YCSD Announce Early Dismissal Ahead of Storm

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UPDATE (Jan. 19, 2022, 8:19 p.m.): WJCC has released that it, too, will be holding early dismissal on Thurs., Jan. 20. The information below has been updated to reflect this information. -Ed.

* reflects information added as of this update.

YORKTOWN — The York County School Division (YCSD) and *Williamsburg-James County Public Schools (WJCC) have announced schedule changes ahead of expected winter storms.

On Thursday, Jan. 19, *both divisions will hold early dismissal for all of its schools due to the potential for hazardous conditions.

As a result of early dismissal, all athletic and afterschool programs for both YCSD and *WJCC will be canceled. In YCSD, Right at School program and the district’s preschool will also be canceled.

For early release dismissal times and procedures, please visit the website for YCSD and the *website for WJCC.

*Additionally, the special WJCC School Board meeting originally scheduled for Friday, Jan. 21 has been rescheduled to Thursday, Jan. 20. A closed session will occur at 12:15 p.m. and an open session of the Board will begin at 12:30 p.m. The meeting will take place in Room 300 in the Annex at the School Board & Central Office located at 117 Ironbound Road in Williamsburg. WJCC notes that the sole topic of discussion for this meeting will be Executive Order Two (2022) and SB1303 (2021). The agenda can be viewed by clicking here.

Two winter storms are heading into the area and expected to impact Hampton Roads beginning Thursday and into the weekend. For more information on this storm and its potential impact on the Historic Triangle, please visit the website for the U.S. National Weather Service in Wakefield, Va.

WYDaily will continue to keep you up-to-date on this developing story as more information becomes available.

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