List of local school districts moving to virtual school day Jan. 24 after winter storm

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. – As residents of Hampton Roads and northeastern North Carolina continue to deal with the aftermath of the winter storm that swept through our area, a number of local school districts decided that Monday would be a virtual learning day for students.

Students attending schools in the following districts will be learning from home on January 24 due to hazardous road conditions created by snow and ice:


Due to the threat of hazardous road conditions, Monday will be a day of virtual learning for students attending Chesapeake Public Schools. Teachers will contact families to provide information.

The CPS offices will open with a delay of 2 hours.


Norfolk Public Schools will have a virtual learning day on Monday due to icy road conditions. Students should log in to Canvas for information on how to access class materials and live instruction.

County of Perquimans

Monday will be a remote learning day for students attending Perquimans County schools, Perquimans County Emergency Services announced.


All Portsmouth public schools and administrative offices will be closed on Monday due to the continuing impacts of the storm. The school district did not specify whether or not it will be a virtual school day.


Monday will be virtual learning for public school pupils in Suffolk due to dangerous road conditions created by residual snow and ice.

All extracurricular activities and events are canceled on Monday.

Virginia Beach

Due to icy roads in residential areas, Monday will be a day of asynchronous learning for students at Virginia Beach Public Schools. Schools and office buildings will be closed, but staff will work remotely. Teachers, teaching staff and school counselors will be available during office hours; you are asked to check your child’s learning management system (Schoology, Seesaw, or Canvas) for this availability.

All before and after school activities are canceled on Monday. Before and after school programs run by Parks and Rec are also canceled.

City of Elizabeth

Due to icy road conditions throughout the region, public schools in Elizabeth City-Pasquotank will follow a remote learning schedule on Monday. Each school will follow up with their staff and students with specific information for remote learning for Monday.

There will be no extracurricular activities/evenings on Monday. The district will continue to monitor road conditions and will provide an update as soon as possible for operations on Tuesday, January 25.

This story will continue to be updated as more local school districts release their plans.

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