News & Announcements

RCS Inclement Weather Announcement: Two Hour Delay | Tuesday, February 8, 2022

The National Weather Service has issued a Special Weather Statement for Rutherford County and surrounding areas advising that dense fog may freeze on bridges, overpasses, and other surfaces, creating the risk of hazardous travel conditions through sunrise this morning.

Given the possibility of dangerous travel conditions, Rutherford County Schools will operate on a two-hour delay today, Tuesday, February 8.

RCS Inclement Weather Announcement | Monday, February 7, 2022

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Rutherford County and surrounding areas. Light freezing rain may lead to some slick roads and bridges around the county during the early morning hours. Any icy road conditions that do develop are expected to improve by mid-morning.
Given the possibility of dangerous travel conditions, Rutherford County Schools will operate on a two-hour delay today, Monday, February 7.

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Inclement Weather Announcement | Friday, January 21, 2022

The National Weather Service is advising that temperatures across our region will fall below freezing late tonight, allowing black ice to develop on area roadways early tomorrow morning. Temperatures are not forecast to warm above freezing again until early Saturday afternoon.

Given the elevated risk of black ice and dangerous travel conditions on area roadways, Rutherford County Schools will observe a remote learning day for all students at all grade levels, and an Optional Teacher Workday for all school system employees, on Friday, January 21, 2022. Eligible employees facing hazardous travel conditions tomorrow morning are authorized to telework pursuant to policies 7503 and 7550. Eligible employees who do elect to telework tomorrow should promptly communicate with their immediate supervisors about those arrangements.

Inclement Weather Announcement | Thursday, January 20, 2022

Many roads across the county continued to improve with warmer temperatures and sunny skies today. However, many secondary roads remain partially or fully covered by packed snow and ice, leaving them unsafe for travel by school buses and other vehicles.

Rutherford County Schools will observe a remote learning day for all students at all grade levels, and an Optional Teacher Workday for all school system employees, on Thursday, January 20, 2022. Eligible employees facing hazardous travel conditions tomorrow morning are authorized to telework pursuant to policies 7503 and 7550. Eligible employees who do elect to telework tomorrow should promptly communicate with their immediate supervisors about those arrangements.

Inclement Weather Announcement | Wednesday, January 19, 2022

While today's warmer temperatures have improved road conditions in some areas, slush and snowpack still remain on many secondary roads throughout the county. Refreezing tonight will create dangerous travel conditions through tomorrow morning.

Rutherford County Schools will observe a remote learning day for all students at all grade levels, and an Optional Teacher Workday for all school system employees, on Wednesday, January 19, 2022. Eligible employees are authorized to telework pursuant to policies 7503 and 7550. Eligible employees who elect to telework tomorrow should promptly communicate with their immediate supervisors about those arrangements.

Inclement Weather Announcement | Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Yesterday's winter storm produced significant snow accumulations across our area. Snowpack on area roadways, along with freezing temperatures overnight tonight, will lead to dangerous travel conditions tomorrow. Rutherford County Schools will observe a remote learning day for all students at all grade levels, and an Optional Teacher Workday for all school system employees, on Tuesday, January 18, 2022. Eligible employees are authorized to telework pursuant to policies 7503 and 7550. Eligible employees who elect to telework tomorrow should promptly communicate with their immediate supervisors about those arrangements.

Community Alert- No Credible Threat

Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office and Rutherford County School System have been made aware of a social media message circulating through TikTok and other social media outlets about the potential for school violence tomorrow, December 17. Investigations into the social media posts have been conducted around the country, and the posts appear to be a broad nationwide TikTok trend with no specific threat.
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