Last updated 4/27/2020

On Friday, April 24th, 2020, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper signed an executive order closing all public K-12 school buildings through the remainder of the 2019-20 school year.

Haywood Community Learning Center’s building is CLOSED under this executive order. NO students or parents/guardians will be permitted to enter our building during this time. 

This is an ongoing situation and we will send out updates and new information as it becomes available. If you are not already, please sign up for our Remind updates via text or email by clicking here: https://www.remind.com/join/hclc1920. Frequently check the email you gave us at student registration along with the Haywood County Schools website at http://www.haywood.k12.nc.us/.

We expect all students to continue working on and completing coursework from home during this school closure. Thankfully, our curriculum is already accessible online at http://aplus.haywood.k12.nc.us/main/index.html. If you do not have the A-Plus Client downloaded onto your computer, use the “Browser Playback” option to sign in through your web browser. We recommend that you use Firefox.

If you do not have internet access, are having trouble logging in to A-Plus, or have any immediate needs, please contact your advisor. If you need a lesson unlocked or need extra assistance with a lesson, please contact your course teacher via email during regular HCLC school hours (Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday 8:30am-3:30pm).

Mark Ethridge, Lead Teacher, Science: methridge@haywood.k12.nc.us
Jamie Stevenson, English: jstevenson@haywood.k12.nc.us
Jeff Foster, Math: jfoster@haywood.k12.nc.us
Alisa Drum, Social Studies: adrum@haywood.k12.nc.us
Jerimy Rinker, EC: jrinker@haywood.k12.nc.us



NC Department of Information Technology COVID-19 Internet Service Offerings site: https://www.ncbroadband.gov/covid19broadband/



Via Haywood County Schools’ website on 3/20/2020, “Beginning March 23rd, we will begin food distribution by yellow bus along the normal morning bus stop route.   We will try to maintain stop times as near to regular time as possible.  Times may be delayed by the additional time it takes to deliver meals.  Both breakfast and lunch will be delivered at this time. If for whatever reason you are unable to receive your meals along the morning route, food pick-up will be available from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the following schools:

  • Bethel Elementary
  • Bethel Middle
  • Canton Middle
  • Clyde Elementary
  • Hazelwood Elementary
  • Jonathan Valley Elementary
  • Junaluska Elementary
  • Meadowbrook Elementary
  • North Canton Elementary
  • Pisgah High
  • Riverbend Elementary
  • Tuscola High
  • Waynesville Middle School

Meals will be provided for children ages 1-18. Meals will include a breakfast and a lunch.  You may pick-up these items in a drive thru fashion only.  Children do not have to be present to receive a meal.  Pick-up areas will be clearly marked at each school.  For more information, please contact one of these schools. If your school is not a food distribution site, feel free to go to any of the schools named.”


According to the NCDHHS website, “parents who need food assistance for their children can text FOODNC to 877-877 to locate nearby free meal sites. The texting service is also available in Spanish by texting COMIDA to 877-877.”

No Kid Hungry NC Website – Meals for Kids in North Carolina During COVID-19 School Closures: http://nokidhungrync.org/covid19/



North Carolina COVID-19 Response Website Hub

To find assistance, call 2-1-1 or 888-892-1162 / text COVIDNC to 898211


Haywood County Health Department COVID-19 info: https://www.haywoodcountync.gov/684/Coronavirus-Covid-19-Information

Haywood County COVID-19 Helpline 828-356-2019 (Monday-Saturday 8am-6pm)


NC Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) COVID-19 Response: https://www.ncdhhs.gov/divisions/public-health/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19-response-north-carolina

Managing Your Overall Health info from NCDHHS, including hotlines and other resources: https://www.ncdhhs.gov/divisions/public-health/covid19/managing-your-overall-health

Hope4NC Helpline 1-855-587-3463 – Additional mental health and resilience supports that help NC residents cope and build resilience


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) COVID-19 info: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

World Health Organization (WHO) COVID-19 info: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019


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