Schools, offices closed Friday, Sept. 6

Posted: September 5, 2019

All Newport News public schools and offices will be closed on Friday, September 6, due to impending weather conditions.

All scheduled activities and athletic events planned for Friday are canceled. A decision about events scheduled for Saturday will be announced on Friday.

If City offices remain open, Newport News Parks, Recreation and Tourism's Youth Programs will be open from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Friday at the Brittingham-Midtown Community Center.

The City will open a shelter at Warwick High School starting at 5 p.m. today for residents.

Ten, eleven and twelve-month NNPS employees do not report on Friday. Employees assigned to a shelter shall report as requested.

School division officials will continue to track the storm and monitor conditions throughout the weekend. Additional updates for families and staff will be sent via phone and email.

For timely and accurate weather related information, families and staff may also visit, follow @nnschools on social media, call the Information Line at (757) 283-7810, or tune into NNPS-TV on Cox channel 47 in Newport News or Verizon Fios channel 17.