Date Change for scheduled April 28th Board Meeting

The Dinwiddie County School Board will meet on Monday, April 27th at 6:00 P.M. to approve the FY2016 School Budget. This is a change due to the April 28th Budget Approval Meeting of the Board of Supervisors at 7:00 P.M.

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Spring SOL Testing Calendar Updated

bristol-computers-2012-1 students-at-computers1The Spring 2015 Testing Calendar has been revised.  Click here to view the scheduled test dates for each grade level.

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Kindergarten Registration Week, April 13-17


Visit our kindergarten registration page at for times, our extended hours day, and more information!


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Month of the Military Child

PurpleUpIn recognition of the Month of the Military Child, April 2015, please join Dinwiddie County Public Schools for the 5th  annual “Purple Up! For Military Kids” celebration where we encourage staff and the community to wear purple on Wednesday, April 15.  This is a very visible way to show our support and thank military families and children for their strength and sacrifices. SupportTroopsPurple symbolizes all branches of the military, as it is the combination of Army green, Marine red, and Coast Guard, Navy and Air Force blue.

In addition, Dinwiddie County School Board will recognize the children of all active military personnel who attend Dinwiddie County Public Schools. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at 4:00 PM.

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Upcoming K Parents (2015-2016), please save the date, June 3-4…


PlayLearnGrowTogetherKindergarten students will be given a skills screening in June.   This information will assist parents with preparing their child for a successful 2015-2016 Kindergarten year.

Please visit your child’s school on June 3 or June 4 to have him/her screened.  Contact the school to schedule an appointment.


KidsJumpingHow To Get A Jump Start On Kindergarten

In order to prepare your child for Kindergarten, it is recommended that your child have practice at home in the following core areas that will be addressed the first nine weeks of Kindergarten:

  • Writes and recognizes first name and can say each letter in name
  • Knows mom and dad’s first and last name
  • Knows personal information – phone number, birth date
  • Counts to 10 and can recognize and write numbers 1 to 10
  • Can recognize letters of the alphabet
  • Able to use scissors and cut on a line
  • Knows colors and shapes
  • Able to fasten clothing and take care of his/her personal needs – including belts, buttons, snaps, and tying shoes
  • Able to listen to short stories and identify rhyming words
  • Able to work independently and cooperatively on short assignments
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2014-2015 Virginia School Guide

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Dinwiddie Days, March 27 – April 2, 2015

Dinwiddie County is a community rich in history and heritage.  The County holds the distinct honor of being home to more Civil War battles and skirmishes than any other county in the nation.  In recognition of the 150th Civil War Sesquicentennial Anniversary the Dinwiddie County Sesquicentennial Committee will be celebrating “Dinwiddie Days” March 27, 2015 through April 2, 2015.

dindaysDinwiddie Days will be a week-long event that will showcase the historic venues within the County such as, the Historic Dinwiddie Court House and Grounds, Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier, Petersburg National Battlefield – Five Forks Unit, and Poplar Grove National Cemetery.  The event will also feature numerous special events, activities, and programs presented by the County of Dinwiddie, the National Park Service, and Pamplin Historical Park.

For more information on all the fun, free events for the whole family, visit Dinwiddie Days or visit the official Dinwiddie County Tourism site.

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2015-2016 School Calendar

Approved – DCPS Calendar 2015-2016

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The Dinwiddie County School Board will be conducting a public hearing on its proposed FY2016 School Board Budget on Tuesday, March 24, 2015.

The meeting will be held in the Pamplin Administration Building beginning at 5:30 p.m.

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Health Fair, Saturday, March 14, 2015

RoadToWellnessAniYou are Invited to Dinwiddie County’s 9th Annual

Community Health Fair
March 14, 2015
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

Visit for more information!




Sponsored by: Dinwiddie County Public Schools’ Wellness Committee


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