How Did the Holidays Get Here Already?

It is hard to believe that the holidays are already upon us. We hope that all of our students and their families have a blessed holiday season.

Buffalo Creek will be closed the week of Thanksgiving (from 11/22 through 11/26) and will be closed for 2 weeks over Christmas (from 12/20 through 12/31). We are looking forward to a successful and happy 2022.

Enjoy your time with friends and family!

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Inclement Weather Policy

Unless notified otherwise by your tutor:

If Stokes County Schools are closed for inclement weather, Buffalo Creek will be closed as well.

If Stokes County Schools are on a delayed schedule or an early dismissal schedule, Buffalo Creek will not operate in schools.  Your tutoring outside of school on those days will be canceled if your scheduled tutoring time falls before school opens on a delayed day or after students are released on an early dismissal day.

You can get information on Stokes County Schools’ delays and closings on our local news channel (WXII). We will also post our closing information on WXII.

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Finally, Back to Work!

We will reopen Buffalo Creek for students on Monday, May 3. For the foreseeable future, we will tutor one student at a time, masks will be required for both students and tutors, and social distancing will be maintained as much as possible. During April, we’ll be contacting our existing students to begin setting up schedules. It has been a very long year, and we can’t wait to get started again.

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COVID-19 Update

After much thought and discussion with both tutors and students, we have made the difficult decision to keep Buffalo Creek closed for the balance of 2020.  While we believe that our work is important, nothing is more important than the health and safety of our volunteers and students.  We will reassess the situation after the first of the year, and hope that you and your families remain safe and healthy through the holiday season.  We can’t wait to get back to work in 2021.

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COVID Yet Again


Based on today’s announcement from Governor Cooper, Buffalo Creek will remain closed until at least September 15. Especially as schools get ready to reopen, please stay safe and protect yourself and those you come in contact with, by wearing a mask and social distancing. We will get through this.

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Come on Phase 3!

We’re ready when the time is right.
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COVID-19 Update – Again

We are going to continue to remain closed, with a tentative re-opening date of August 5th, but only if North Carolina has moved into Phase 3 by that time. When we do open, we will be using a screen between tutors and students, and both will need to wear masks. We will sanitize the work areas frequently. I hope that you and your families have and will remain safe and healthy. We can’t wait to get back to work.

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Safer at Home – COVID 19 Update

In the interest of everyone’s continued health and safety, Buffalo Creek will remain closed through the 4th of July. If North Carolina moves into Phase 3 of the Governor’s reopening plan by that time, we will hopefully be able to reopen shortly after July 4th. I would expect we will be wearing masks, keeping as much distance between tutors and students as possible, and sanitizing frequently. In the meantime, be safe and take care of each other. We’re all in this together.

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Another Month for COVID-19

By now I’m sure you have heard that North Carolina schools are closed for the rest of the school year. Buffalo Creek will remain closed for the month of May. We’ll revisit things toward the end of May. Stay safe and continue to do the things that keep us all safe. We’ll be back together soon.

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COVID-19 Update

It looks like we are in this for a while. For the continued safety of our students and tutors, Buffalo Creek will be extending the suspension of our operations until May 1, 2020 due to the virus. We can’t wait to start teaching again. Stay healthy and safe.

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