Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools suspends all school-sponsored group events and gatherings

Published 9:44 am Friday, March 13, 2020

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In accordance with today’s announcement from North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper, Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools is suspending all school-sponsored group events and gatherings. This includes but is not limited to school plays, concerts, schoolwide meetings, proms, and other school-sponsored activities that bring in large groups of attendees at one time.

It is important to note, as a part of the school schedule, before and after school childcare programs will continue as scheduled unless otherwise noted by the provider.

Also, in accordance with Thursday’s announcement from the North Carolina High School Athletic Association, all official WS/FCS interscholastic athletics will be suspended until further notice. This includes all workouts, skill development sessions, practices and contests. This suspension will remain in effect until April 6, or as otherwise directed by the NCHSAA.

It is also important to note that schools will continue to exercise caution in daily school activities and limit, to the best of ability, large gatherings of students during the school day.

For more about the district’s response, you can visit the school system’s website with updated information and answers to many frequently asked questions at