Parent Teacher Magazine Cabarrus County School January 2014 - Page 4

Superintendent Dr. Barry Shepherd Happy New Year Greetings CCS parents, students, employees, and friends! It’s a brand new year full of promise and possibility. Let’s all resolve to be involved and engaged as we begin the new year. Now that winter has officially begun, I want to remind you about our school system’s inclement weather policy and procedures. Our primary goal is the safety of our students and staff, so as we are making decisions about delaying or cancelling school, we always err on the side of caution. We’ve included information about our inclement weather procedures in this issue. You also can find this information on our district website. We also encourage you to stay healthy in an effort to minimize your chances of flu. Encourage your children to practice healthy hygiene. Frequent hand washing with soap and water and covering coughs and sneezes are keys to minimizing the spread of flu germs. As the old adage goes…a